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Action on Pedicabs and Survey - Give your views

Action on Pedicabs and Survey - Give your views

Westminster City Council, the Met Police and Transport for London are cracking down on unlicensed rickshaw riders who are aggressively touting for business, blocking pavements, and charging extortionate fares. Using laws guarding against anti-social behaviour, action has been taken against 69 riders in the last few weeks, resulting in four verbal warnings, 31 written warnings, 22 summons, four arrests, and a series of fines.

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Oxford Street - Mayoral candidates to be challenged over plans for pedestrianisation

Oxford Street - Mayoral candidates to be challenged over plans for pedestrianisation

The Conservative and Labour candidates for Mayor of London are both advocating pedestrianisation of Oxford Street, despite having no alternative solution for traffic. Even the New West End Company, representing the major retailers, which had formerly proposed moves to pedestrianise, now believes that simply moving traffic into residential areas is not an acceptable plan. Marylebone has the worst air quality in London and we (The Marylebone Association) will be challenging the candidates to explain why residents, schoolchildren and hospital patients should be subjected to even more lethal pollution.

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Nitrogen Dioxide Survey Report - North Marylebone

Nitrogen Dioxide Survey Report - North Marylebone

Please find below the community-led survey of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in North Marylebone, written by Sheila D'Souza for The North Marylebone Traffic Group, October 2015.

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North Marylebone Pollution Survey

North Marylebone Pollution Survey

A core group of residents conducted a citizen science survey of air quality across north Marylebone on behalf of the North Marylebone Traffic Group. Below is a report outlining the findings.
Editor's Notes: (1)The figures below are NOT official figures and need to be treated with some caution. (2) They ONLY show the North Marylebone area but they do seem to confirm that there is a serious pollution problem throughout Marylebone, not just on the major roads.

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Baker Street Subway Closed for Renovation

Baker Street Subway Closed for Renovation

The Baker Street subway on Marylebone Road is now closed for renovation. Whilst the works to transform the Subway at Baker Street Station continue, you may want to avoid the Marylebone Road pedestrian crossing and use the Chiltern Street Subway instead (open weekdays from 07.00 – 19.00). There is directional signage within Baker Street Station so you can find your way. The Marylebone Road Subway will re-open as the transformed 'Wonderpass' this winter. For more information on the new subway click here

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Provision of Zebra crossing in Aybrook Street Marylebone Approved

The recent petition by various groups in Marylebone for the provision of a zebra crossing in Aybrook Street as part of the Moxon Street development has been approved by Westminster City council.

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Recent Comments

Baker Street Two Way Scheme given go-ahead
01 June 2017
I must be one of the few people who remember Baker Street and Gloucester Place and two way thoroughf...
Better Oxford Street Campaign calls for consultation response opposing pedestrianisation
15 May 2017
Hello,I live on Marylebone High Street. I believe Oxford Road as it is does not work and the level o...
Windsor Castle Pub in Marylebone to close
04 April 2017
Any news on what is happening? I've worked in the area for 25 years and spent many happy nights in t...

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