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Michael is chairman of the Marylebone Association.

Basement Extensions Rules Set to Change

Basement Extensions Rules Set to Change

Further to my recent article "Basements - An end to the underground epidemic?" Westminster City Council have announced that it will be using legal powers to stem the flow of mega-basements across central London. You can see the WCC Press Release here

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Basements - An end to the underground epidemic?

Basements - An end to the underground epidemic?

Westminster City Council have recognised the disruption that inappropriate basement development is causing to many residents and is intending to change its policy on basement extensions to bring it in line with the recent policy adopted by Kensington and Chelsea. It will do this by issuing new guidelines as a revision to the existing City Plan. The Council has now gone out to consultation on the proposed revisions. The consultation is underway and runs  to the 9th September 2015. Following that the revisions will be submitted to a planning inspector.

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Councillor Audrey Lewis

Councillor Audrey Lewis

It is with great regret that we announce the death of Audrey Lewis. As a former Chair of the Marylebone Association, Lord Mayor of Westminster and Councillor her contribution to the community over many years was immense. She will be sorely missed.

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20mph Speed Limit Quiz

20mph Speed Limit Quiz

In the Association's 2015 Annual Report we asked residents to express their view on 20mph zones in Westminster. Several residents' associations requested that 20mph zones or borough-wide limits be introduced in responding to the WCC draft Cycling Strategy. However many people do not understand many of the facts around details of 20mph zones. Westminster Living Streets the Borough of Westminster branch of the national charity that stands up for pedestrians have put together a simple interactive quiz to test your knowledge on 20mph zones. You can take the 20mph Quiz quiz here.

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