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A Low Emissions Neighbourhood for Marylebone

Poor air quality in Marylebone is a major and rising concern. The area suffers from regular beaches of EU limits, with implications for the health of those all that live, visit and work here. 

Various key stakeholders in Marylebone, together with Westminster Council, have now come together to apply for something called a Low Emissions Neighbourhood (LEN) for Marylebone. If we achieve LEN status we will get one million pounds funding to implement proposals to tackle air quality. 

The LEN Bid process therefore offers us the chance to help improve matters. It would put additional resources into the area to enable behavioural and place changes. Equally importantly through, if we were to get a LEN, it should become more difficult for schemes to be introduced in surrounding areas that result in traffic displacement into Marylebone. The Marylebone LEN Funding Bid was submitted in April 2016 and we should be notified of the outcome sometime during the Summer.

See below for the Marylebone LEN Funding Bid Summary 

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Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood Funding Bid

Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood Funding Bid

The Marylebone Association has been working with Westminster City Council in bidding to be one of two boroughs to receive £1m of funding from the Greater London Authority and Transport for London. This funding is to create a Low Emission Neighbourhood, to include behaviour change and green initiatives to help improve air quality.

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Crossrail explained in 2 minutes

Crossrail explained in 2 minutes

Watch a video of how Crossrail will operate when it fully opens in a few years time. View video here

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Response To TfL Consultation – Cycle Superhighway 11 - March 2016

Response To TfL Consultation – Cycle Superhighway 11 - March 2016

The Marylebone Association is concerned that the current proposals to improve safety for cyclists by introducing Cycle Superhighway 11 will actually have the opposite effect in neighbouring streets.

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Baker Street Two-Way Second Consultation Response – March 2016

Baker Street Two-Way Second Consultation Response – March 2016

The Marylebone Association remains positive over the benefits to pedestrian safety and the improvements to the public realm which the Two-way Scheme offers. As before, our response addresses the scheme to the south of Marylebone Road, the area covered by the Marylebone Association’s planning remit.

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Baker Street Two-Way - Second Consultation Begins

Baker Street Two-Way - Second Consultation Begins

The promised consultation on the amended Baker Street Two-Way Scheme has begun and runs until 20 March. The scheme now includes a number of the revisions requested by the Association. Details can be found and comments made at:- www.westminster.gov.uk/baker-street-two-way .

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