Oxford Street programme consultation

Next Monday, July 17 sees the start of the long-awaited consultation by Westminster City Council on improvements to Oxford Street. We understand this includes proposals at Oxford Circus and changes to one-way systems and traffic movements in Fitzrovia that will affect the area. We will be responding to the consultation so do let us know […]

West Fitzrovia Business Improvement District

You may have seen our warden who’s been out and about looking after the area and responding to businesses’ needs. This is all part of our proposal to form a Business Improvement District for Fitzrovia. We are holding a series of casual pop-in meetings across the area over the next few weeks for anyone who […]

West Fitzrovia Bid Proposal 2023 – 2028

West Fitzrovia Lady with Dog

We are delighted that Westminster City Council has endorsed our BID Proposal. We will shortly be publishing a full version of the plan on our website and sending all of our voting businesses a printed summary. The City Council has written to businesses to ask who should on behalf of each business, so please follow the […]

PrettyLittleThing opens London showroom and office space

PrettyLittleThing has just opened its new offices and showroom on Great Portland Street. The online fast-fashion retailer’s new space will act as a private showroom welcoming influencers, press, celebrities and stylists, housing a content room, photo studio, workspace, meeting rooms, a showroom and a reception area.  Read the full story

Historic Westminster street signs to be sold at auction

Historic Westminster Street Signs are to be auctioned off to the public. Many street name plates in the West Fitzrovia area will be up for bid, with the ability to see all available signs here. The auction will be held online only on May 18th at 6:00 PM. Read the full story

Council warns dockless bikes are too easy to hack

Westminster City Council recently put out a statement regarding dockless bicycles and the ease with which they are able to be hacked. Hackers are using a bypass found on social media to ride the cycles for free and dump them wherever, bypassing any associated fines used to curtail such behaviour. We have recently met with […]

Beryl introduces e-cargo bike scheme pilot in Westminster

Westminster City Council have partnered with Beryl on an e-cargo bike hire scheme. The pilot arrangement will be available for six-months, pending review by both Westminster City Council and Beryl, and will be available from the four following locations: Outside Sainsbury’s Local at Maida Hill, Harrow Road Opposite Westminster Academy, Harrow Road Outside Kennet House […]

Westminster City Council takes aim at dirty money in the heart of London

Westminster City Council is upping their war against ‘dirty money’ that has plagued Central London and Oxford Street in recent years with a new charter. “This charter puts a framework in place to facilitate the steps available locally to address the presence and impacts of illicit finance, and represents a clear commitment to support those […]

Council launches night safety programme that will tackle sexual harassment in the West End

Westminster City Council are launching a new safety programme to tackle sexual harassment. The behavioural change campaign, referred to as,” It’s Her City Too,” will combat illicit, unwanted, and illegal behaviour against women whilst targeting the behaviour of potential offenders of sexual offences, as well as bystanders. A social media campaign and adverts on TfL […]