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Tim became chairman of the Marylebone Association in June 2016 after being elected by the members at the AGM

Marylebone under Heathrow’s 3rd runway flightpath

When you moved to Marylebone you probably did not imagine you would be living under the flightpath of Heathrow. Well that is exactly what the third runway means for Marylebone & Mayfair. It might all seem a long way off but now is the time to understand what this will actual means for your quality of life and to make your voice heard. You might think that Heathrow expansion is long overdue and an end of those days of delays coming into land will be a good thing. The ten minutes saved in the air coming into land will undoubted be lost on the ground as the surface infrastructure of road and rail is not growing proportionately to meet the increased passenger capacity. Concentrating increasing passenger numbers in one location will only compound many of the existing problems. Living under the flight path will certainly not help our local air quality. The main issue will be aircraft noise. If you want to know what it will sound like take a walk in Battersea Park as this will be a similar height that the planes will fly over Marylebone and Mayfair. It might make a welcome change to the helicopter noise we routinely suffer, especially on summer evenings.

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Marylebone Library - New Proposals Announced

Proposals to locate a new permanent library at Seymour Leisure Centre in Marylebone have been announced by Cllr David Harvey, Cabinet Member for Environment, Sports and Community at Westminster City Council.

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Marylebone Pub Watch - Better News

After last month's report on pub closures, we have some better news to drink to this month. Westminster City Council are reviewing whether to strengthen the protection for pubs, by putting in place an “Article 4 directive” to prevent permitted development rights. We welcome this step and if this approach is adopted we will be asking you which pubs you would like to see greater protection of to prevent change of use.

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Calling Last Orders in Marylebone-Update

This summer has seen a spate of local pubs calling last orders for the final time. The Windsor Castle on Crawford Place was a unique establishment and will be missed by many local regulars and visitors alike. However, finding an alternative will not be easy.

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