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Claridge's Community Newsletter - January edition - Click here to view this entry

Claridge's Community Newsletter - January edition

Wed Dec 23 2020
Click on the download link below to view the latest January 2021 Claridge's community newsletter.

Tier 4 Restrictions for Greater London - Click here to view this entry

Tier 4 Restrictions for Greater London

Tue Dec 22 2020
On Saturday, the Prime Minister announced that Greater London would be moving into a new Tier 4 set of restrictions from 00.01 on Sunday morning. The graphic below, produced by the government, explains what Tier 4 means in practice. You can find the government's [guidance] in full regarding Tier 4 here. Like you, I was saddened to hear the news that London has been moved into a Tier 4, in ....
Nickie Aiken - Reporting back on my first year - Click here to view this entry

Nickie Aiken - Reporting back on my first year

Fri Dec 18 2020
Today marks a year since I became Member of Parliament for the Cities of London & Westminster. It has been an honour to represent the Two Cities in Parliament but 2020 has not been the year any of us imagined it would be. For many of us Covid-19 has made it possibly the most difficult year of our lives.

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An update on rough sleeping in Westminster and our Hidden Network campaign - Click here to view this entry

An update on rough sleeping in Westminster and our Hidden Network campaign

Fri Dec 18 2020
Dear Residents’ Association Further to our last discussions, I am writing to outline the most recent support provided to rough sleepers and to update you on our rough sleeping campaign. During the second national lockdown we increased provision and support for those sleeping on our streets to match demand. This included opening additional donation hubs, assessment centres, and testing and ....
Closure of the NCP car park on Adams Row - Click here to view this entry

Closure of the NCP car park on Adams Row

Fri Dec 18 2020
NCP’s tenancy of the Adams Row car park will expire on 29 December 2020, at which point the car park will close. Grosvenor have been in discussions with NCP over the past few months on their continued operation of the site, but are now preparing to take the site back later this month. They are working closely with NCP and the Biltmore hotel, which sits above the car park, to ensure that the....
Regent Street Traffic-Free Saturday: Operational Updates - Click here to view this entry

Regent Street Traffic-Free Saturday: Operational Updates

Thu Dec 17 2020
In light of London entering Tier 3 this week, we wanted to inform you that the Traffic-Free Saturday will be going ahead this weekend on 19 December. While, in line with Government guidelines, we do not encourage customers to use non-essential travel, the West End is open to those who wish to come, and the traffic-free street will provide more space and a safer environment for those that are in th....
Grosvenor Chapel’s annual Community Carol Service - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor Chapel’s annual Community Carol Service

Thu Dec 10 2020
Dear Friends & Neighbours, As the end of this difficult year draws to a close, I write to invite you to the Grosvenor Chapel’s annual “Community Carol Service”, on Tuesday 15th December at 7pm, which I hope will offer us comfort and joy! As is usually the case, this Carol Service is not ticketed, although there will be a retiring collection for the Homeless Charity “G....
20 Balderton Street - Newsletter - Click here to view this entry

20 Balderton Street - Newsletter

Thu Dec 10 2020
I am writing to advise you the construction works at 20 Balderton Street will be closing for the Christmas break between 21st December through until 4th January 2021. Please find attached a bulletin from Collins Construction Ltd, our contractor, to advise you on how the works are progressing and to confirm the Christmas break closure. If you have any questions about the works then please do not ....
Grosvenor commit to net zero carbon by 2030 - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor commit to net zero carbon by 2030

Thu Dec 10 2020
Grosvenor have committed to becoming a net zero carbon business by 2030 and have developed a detailed plan to deliver on that ambition. They plan to reduce their emissions by at least 52% over the next decade and then offset all the residual amount that cannot be avoided. In practice, this means cutting emissions from 59,100 tonnes of CO2 in 2019 to 28,600 tonnes or less in 2030. The big areas of....
Claridge's Community Newsletter - December edition - Click here to view this entry

Claridge's Community Newsletter - December edition

Mon Dec 7 2020
Click on the download link below to view the latest December 2020 Claridge's Hotel community newsletter.
Coach London - Health is Wealth webinar - Tuesday 1st December 2020 - Click here to view this entry

Coach London - Health is Wealth webinar - Tuesday 1st December 2020

Thu Nov 26 2020
At COACH London (a new health, wellness and performance club in St. James) we take a 360 approach to promoting overall health and wellbeing. What you eat and drink plays a fundamental part in this. We are delighted therefore to be hosting a webinar Health is Wealth - how to boost your immune system throughout lockdown and beyond- on Tuesday December 1st at 10.30 am. Lyndsey Walton, a health coac....
1 Grosvenor Square Newsletter (November 2020) - Click here to view this entry

1 Grosvenor Square Newsletter (November 2020)

Tue Nov 24 2020
Click on the download link below to view the latest November 2020 newsletter for 1 Grosvenor Square.

West One consultation - Click here to view this entry

West One consultation

Fri Nov 20 2020
British Land and Norges have launched for consultation their detailed proposals for the future of West One. The proposals will see the retention and refurbishment of the shopping arcade with access retained to the Tube at all times, the demolition of the building above the arcade down to second floor and then the introduction of a new building at upper levels providing new office accommodation wit....
Update on Westminster's Busking and Street Entertainment Policy - Click here to view this entry

Update on Westminster's Busking and Street Entertainment Policy

Thu Nov 19 2020
Dear Stakeholders,
Thank you for your patience while we develop our busking and street entertainment policy. We are grateful for your engagement in the process. As you will know, we consulted on our new draft policy from 24 September to 1 November 2020. The council received over 900 responses to the consultation, along with written representations. We have said from the start that we want t....
Westminster City Libraries welcomes everyone - Click here to view this entry

Westminster City Libraries welcomes everyone

Mon Nov 16 2020
Dear Members of Residents Society of Mayfair and St James As we have now entered national lockdown for the second time, we thought it would be helpful to get in touch and ensure you have all the information you need to keep your users informed about the wealth of services Westminster Libraries and Archives we are still offering during this time. We offer a huge variety of free online books, maga....
The Audley - Newsletter 3 - Click here to view this entry

The Audley - Newsletter 3

Fri Nov 13 2020
Dear Local Stakeholder Please find below the latest Grangewood Newsletter for the works to the Audley pub site in Mount St / South Audley St which I trust is self explanatory. In addition to this update, we’re pleased to advise that Artfarm, the independent hospitality company, behind Somerset’s Roth Bar & Grill and The Fife Arms in Braemar, has signed a lease with Grosvenor for ....
A Sign of Hope Campaign - Click here to view this entry

A Sign of Hope Campaign

Wed Nov 11 2020
Dear Friends & Neighbours, In such difficult times, it is important to have grounds for hope. A church building has always been a symbol of hope in its locality. So, I am happy to report that the Chapel has been given the go ahead to redecorate the west front, tower and spire on South Audley St, which are presently shabby and downcast, amidst an otherwise well-kept Mayfair. For us taking the ....
80 New Bond Street - Click here to view this entry

80 New Bond Street

Wed Nov 11 2020
Hines UK are preparing an application to partially redevelop and reposition the existing building at 80 New Bond Street, introducing a new façade, two new additional floors, and reworked interior floorplates that will deliver modern, high-quality office and more efficient retail space. Click the link below for further information.


Westminster Open Forum - Live Online Event Today - Click here to view this entry

Westminster Open Forum - Live Online Event Today

Mon Oct 26 2020
Dear resident,
Join the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members today, Monday 26 October from 6.45pm, to get your questions answered about our work to address the climate emergency, air quality, recycling, and other environmental issues that affect your life in Westminster. Find out more about this work on our climate emergency page. Listen to the discussion and have your questions answer....
Licensing Policy Revision - Click here to view this entry

Licensing Policy Revision

Fri Oct 16 2020
Consultation on the Council’s proposals to revise its Statement of Licensing Policy and publish the Cumulative Impact Assessment. Please click on the download link below to view information about the latest licensing policy revision.

Your local Member of Parliament reporting back - Click here to view this entry

Your local Member of Parliament reporting back

Fri Oct 16 2020
Earlier today Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that Greater London will be moving into the ‘High’ tier of the local COVID Alert Level, from Saturday morning. This is in response to local figures, shared with MPs this morning, which show that in some of the capital's boroughs, new cases have tripled in the last week. I am sure, as I am myself, that you will be disappointed....
WCC Residents Recycling Survey - Click here to view this entry

WCC Residents Recycling Survey

Fri Oct 16 2020
The survey will be anonymous as your name or address will not be recorded when you complete the survey. Please note the research is very important to allow the council to understand the residents’ perspectives and views to provide efficient recycling schemes and to increase the borough recycling rate. Please complete the survey by clicking on the link below. https://mdxl.eu.qualtrics.com/....
Mayfair Times - Sixth Community Awards of Mayfair & St James's - Click here to view this entry

Mayfair Times - Sixth Community Awards of Mayfair & St James's

Tue Oct 13 2020
Mayfair Times is delighted to announce it is running the sixth Community Awards of Mayfair & St James's in January 2021. The Community Awards of Mayfair & St James's celebrate the sense of community in these districts by recognising the people and businesses that help create and maintain the spirit and ethos of the area. As a member of the Mayfair Neighbourhood Forum we would b....
Have your say on Licensing Policy in Westminster  - Click here to view this entry

Have your say on Licensing Policy in Westminster

Tue Oct 13 2020
Dear stakeholder, Westminster City Council is updating its Licensing Policy and we want to know what you think. The Licensing Policy aims to support licensed premises, while preventing crime and disorder, ensuring public safety and protecting children from harm. Under the Licensing Act 2003, the Council is required to review its policy by January 2021. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, we are....
Have your say on Busking in Westminster - Click here to view this entry

Have your say on Busking in Westminster

Fri Oct 2 2020
As you may know, Westminster City Council has been working closely with residents, businesses and street entertainers to design a new busking and street entertainment policy. In January this year, we consulted on proposals to introduce regulation in key busking hotspots in the West End. Thank you to those who took the time to respond to our consultation. In response to our proposals, many residen....
 Invitation to discuss an exciting new scheme at 180 Piccadilly and 48/50 Jermyn Street - Click here to view this entry

Invitation to discuss an exciting new scheme at 180 Piccadilly and 48/50 Jermyn Street

Fri Oct 2 2020
Click on the download link below to view an Invitation to discuss an exciting new scheme at 180 Piccadilly and 48/50 Jermyn Street - Sent on behalf of Great Portland Estates plc

20-22 BERKELEY SQUARE - Click here to view this entry

20-22 BERKELEY SQUARE

Fri Sep 25 2020
Click on the download link below to view the latest newsletter regarding the future of 20-22 BERKELEY SQUARE.

1 Grosvenor Square Newsletter (September 2020) - Click here to view this entry

1 Grosvenor Square Newsletter (September 2020)

Fri Sep 25 2020
Click on the download link below to view the latest September 2020 newsletter for 1 Grosvenor Square.

Grosvenor Square - Autumn Exhibition - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor Square - Autumn Exhibition

Fri Sep 11 2020
Have your say on redesigning Grosvenor Square: Open air exhibition Autumn 2020 Click below to view the pdf download for more information about the Grosvenor Square redesign and exhibition.
50 Berkeley Street / 50 Stratton Street website - Click here to view this entry

50 Berkeley Street / 50 Stratton Street website

Wed Sep 9 2020
Astrea have recently launched plans for the refurbishment and partial redevelopment of two neighbouring commercial buildings at 50 Berkeley Street and 50 Stratton Street in Mayfair. The proposals will retain the retail at ground floor, including the Sainsburys, whilst making changes at upper levels to introduce new terraces and more efficient office space. There would be an additional single set-b....
Claridge's Community Newsletter - September edition - Click here to view this entry

Claridge's Community Newsletter - September edition

Fri Sep 4 2020
This is our Community Newsletter, it’s part of our commitment to ensuring our neighbours know what we’re up to at Claridge’s. Please click on the download link below to see the newsletter in full.
Winter Wonderland 2020 cancelled - Click here to view this entry

Winter Wonderland 2020 cancelled

Thu Sep 3 2020
As you are aware, we have continued to liaise with our major event organisers and key partner agencies during Covid-19, whilst following Government guidance closely. It is with a heavy heart that our partner and promoter IMG have made the incredibly difficult decision, with our agreement, to cancel Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2020. We have been working together with IMG in the hopes of being able....
Grosvenor funds extension of Eat out to Help out - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor funds extension of Eat out to Help out

Wed Aug 26 2020
Grosvenor Extends Eat Out to Help Out into September Landlord acts to support café, bar & restaurant tenants in London’s West End. Click on the link below for full information www.grosvenor.com/news-and-insight/all-articles/grosvenor-extends-eat-out-to-help-out-into-septemb
West One Consultation - now live - Click here to view this entry

West One Consultation - now live

Thu Aug 20 2020
British Land and NBIM have launched for consultation their initial thinking on the future of the West One shopping centre and office building, located above Bond Street tube station. The proposals seek to retain the retail section and access to the tube through the basement, ground and first floors, remove the structure from the second floor upwards, and introduce a new lightweight structure with ....
Claridge's community newsletter - Click here to view this entry

Claridge's community newsletter

Thu Aug 13 2020
EDITION: ONE AUGUST 2020 Welcome to the first newsletter dedicated to keeping our neighbours informed about what is happening at Claridge’s. Click on the link below to view the newletter.
Update on borough-wide 20mph speed limit - Click here to view this entry

Update on borough-wide 20mph speed limit

Tue Aug 4 2020
Dear Sir / Madam I am writing to let you know that the Council is introducing a borough-wide 20mph speed limit, in order to provide safer, greener and cleaner streets across Westminster. Signage is now going up throughout the borough to get the message out to all drivers. The process of installing signage will continue throughout the summer, however we are encouraging all drivers to slow down in....
Gear Change - A bold vision for cycling and walking - Click here to view this entry

Gear Change - A bold vision for cycling and walking

Tue Aug 4 2020
We want – and need – to see a step-change in cycling and walking in the coming years. The challenge is huge, but the ambition is clear. We have a unique opportunity to transform the role cycling and walking can play in our transport system, and get England moving differently. Please click on the download link below to view the full Department of transport proposal document.
Zero emissions city: Freight and Waste Consolidation - Click here to view this entry

Zero emissions city: Freight and Waste Consolidation

Tue Aug 4 2020
Dear partners, Having discussed this issue with you all a number of times you will know that we have committed to investing in the green renewal of Westminster and as part of this have set ourselves the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years ahead of the national target. Please click on the link below to view the full letter from Councillor Rachael Robathan
Community Update - No.1 Grosvenor Square - Click here to view this entry

Community Update - No.1 Grosvenor Square

Wed Jul 29 2020
Please click on the download link below to view the LODHA No.1 Grosvenor Square community newsletter.

Bond Street station – western and eastern ticket halls tunnel fire main testing - Click here to view this entry

Bond Street station – western and eastern ticket halls tunnel fire main testing

Mon Jul 27 2020
ATC C610 (Systemwide), Crossrail’s contractor appointed to provide the power, utilities, track systems and other services within the central tunnel areas, would like to take this opportunity to inform you of an upcoming test of the tunnel fire mains at both the western and eastern ticket halls at Bond Street station on August 15 2020. For full details please see the pdf download below.
30 Grosvenor Square Construction Update - Click here to view this entry

30 Grosvenor Square Construction Update

Fri Jul 24 2020
Dear Neighbour,
Here at 24-31 Grosvenor Square, we are progressing well through our programme of works. As the majority of work has moved below ground level, you may not have noticed much change, but we’ve made great strides in our subterranean demolition and basement dig. We have completed ten weeks on site since our return to work and in that time have progressed demolition works and....
#BeKindToYourParks - Click here to view this entry

#BeKindToYourParks

Thu Jul 16 2020
We hope you are safe and well at the moment as lockdown measures continue to ease. We are working hard in all of the Royal Parks, particularly on the issue of people leaving litter, which we know is dangerous for wildlife, unpleasant for visitors and tough for our staff to clean up – over a tonne every day in June for Hyde Park alone. We want to encourage everyone to safely enjoy and share....
The Audley - Newsletter 2 - Click here to view this entry

The Audley - Newsletter 2

Thu Jul 16 2020
The Audley in Mount St is currently being refurbished to provide a new Public House, restaurant and boutique hotel. Grangewood have been appointed by Grosvenor to undertake the phase 1 refurbishment works. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide a brief update for those living and working nearby. Click on the link below to download or view the full newsletter.
30 Sackville Street - Click here to view this entry

30 Sackville Street

Fri Jul 10 2020
30 Sackville Street consultation. Raymond Estates are looking to submit an application to Westminster City Council to sensitively refurbish Grade II Listed 30 Sackville Street and change the use of the building from offices (B1) to introduce a new fine-dining restaurant (A3).

Click below to view the consultation proposal document .
City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 30/05/20 - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 30/05/20

Wed Jul 1 2020
Issue 23 - Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/b32ffe9749f8/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-141818?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Reopening Westminster's Hospitality Sector | Business Recovery Brochure - Click here to view this entry

Reopening Westminster's Hospitality Sector | Business Recovery Brochure

Tue Jun 30 2020
Dear Partners, Today we have published our strategy for supporting the reopening of the hospitality sector in Westminster. A copy of which is attached. This sets out a comprehensive package of temporary road closures, widened footways and policy changes which will support these businesses as they begin to look forward to opening their doors once again. In developing this strategy, we have spoke....
Reopening Westminster’s hospitality sector - Click here to view this entry

Reopening Westminster’s hospitality sector

Thu Jun 18 2020
The hospitality industry is the lifeblood of Westminster’s economy. The pandemic and resulting lockdown have meant that many of our businesses in this sector will be the last to open. The road back to trading profitably will start when restrictions begin to ease from 4 July. This document sets out proposals for how Westminster can reopen its hospitality sector – the biggest and most v....
Local conversations on Healthy Places - Click here to view this entry

Local conversations on Healthy Places

Thu Jun 11 2020
Reminder that this Saturday and coming Tuesday are the Local conversations on Healthy Places with Tonkin Liu where we will be exploring the activities, experiences and facilities required to support them in the square.

You can book your place here or email nataly (nataly@make-good.com) to receive the event details directly.
Future of Transport Consultation - Click here to view this entry

Future of Transport Consultation

Tue Jun 9 2020
Government consultation - Asks for evidence and views on micromobility vehicles, flexible bus services and mobility as a service as part of the 'Future of transport regulatory review'. This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 3 July 2020 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/future-of-transport-regulatory-review-call-for-evidence-on-micromobility-vehicles-flexible-bus-services-and-m....
Rough Sleeping: the latest update from MHCLG - Click here to view this entry

Rough Sleeping: the latest update from MHCLG

Tue Jun 9 2020
Rough Sleeping: the latest update from MHCLG on their investments into rough sleeping. It mentions £160M and 3,300 homes provided this year, extending to £433M and 6000 homes over a 4-year period. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/6-000-new-supported-homes-as-part-of-landmark-commitment-to-end-rough-sleeping
Pedicabs update from Nickie Aiken MP - 03/06/20 - Click here to view this entry

Pedicabs update from Nickie Aiken MP - 03/06/20

Thu Jun 4 2020
Firstly, thank you again for showing your support for my 10-Minute Rule Bill (Private Member's Bill) calling for greater regulation of pedicabs in Greater London. To date, over 2,000 people have showed their support.

Click here to view Youtube video I was due to present my Bill to the House before recess but unfortunately, I was unable to do so after the presentation of Private M....
Promoting Grosvenor Square Engagement - Click here to view this entry

Promoting Grosvenor Square Engagement

Wed Jun 3 2020
Grosvenor are rethinking the role of Grosvenor Square to transform it into a thriving place for people and nature. We want to do this with our neighbours and with other London communities, to create a new type of urban square that encourages discovery and fosters wellbeing for both people and planet. We want to start collaboratively exploring ideas, both big and small, for the square so please....
Calling all charitable projects in Westminster - Funding is available - Click here to view this entry

Calling all charitable projects in Westminster - Funding is available

Fri May 22 2020
Reminder: apply for COVID-19 funding The City of Westminster Charitable Trust recently launched a COVID-19 grant scheme, through our Community Contribution Fund. We encourage voluntary and community organisations in Westminster who are providing essential services to the most vulnerable groups of people during this crisis to apply. Click here for more information
West End Movement Strategy - Click here to view this entry

West End Movement Strategy

Thu May 21 2020
This has just been issued to us today and we have until the weekend to comment on it, please let us know your thoughts. Click on the Link below to view the pdf document.
City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 20/05/20 - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 20/05/20

Wed May 20 2020
Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/4e18f87ff0a9/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-141162?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Have your say on Redesigning Grosvenor Square. Online events this week: - Click here to view this entry

Have your say on Redesigning Grosvenor Square. Online events this week:

Mon May 18 2020
As part of the online public programme for Redesigning Grosvenor Square, this week's events are about Accessing the outdoors and we are inviting you to sign up to share your feedback and priorities about the future of the square. Local conversations are opportunities for local residents, neighbours and businesses to have in-depth conversations with the design team. Tell us what your prioriti....
Hyde Park 2020 summer events update - Click here to view this entry

Hyde Park 2020 summer events update

Wed May 13 2020
Good afternoon, I am writing to update you about the events that were set to take place in Hyde Park this summer. I would first like to send my well wishes to you and your loved ones, and hope that you are keeping safe and healthy in these extraordinary times. We have been liaising with all our major events organisers and key partner agencies during Covid-19, and following Government guidance cl....
City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 12/05/20 - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 12/05/20

Tue May 12 2020
Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/f1afac89367f/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-141034?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Boundary Commission recommendations for Westminster - Click here to view this entry

Boundary Commission recommendations for Westminster

Tue May 12 2020
Final recommendations for Westminster published View our final recommendations on our consultation portal Today we published our final recommendations for future electoral arrangements for Westminster City Council. We are proposing that Westminster City Council should have 54 councillors. Those councillors should represent 18 three-councillor ward across the authority.....
Westminster local shops interactive map - Click here to view this entry

Westminster local shops interactive map

Mon May 11 2020
https://www.westminster.gov.uk/interactive-map-of-local-shops

Westminster need as much local knowledge and insight as possible to populate this and keep it up to date. I would therefore be incredibly grateful if you could ask any businesses in your area which are open to upload their details by filling in this form: https://airtable.com/shrKPXFjhpY2NHYQV.
TFL London Streetspace programme launched - Click here to view this entry

TFL London Streetspace programme launched

Thu May 7 2020
Today we have launched he ‘London Streetspace’ programme. This programme will rapidly transform London’s streets to accommodate significant increases in cycling and walking when lockdown restrictions are eased. With London’s public transport capacity potentially running at a fifth of pre-crisis levels, millions of journeys a day will need to be made by other means. If peopl....
City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 06/05/20 - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 06/05/20

Wed May 6 2020
Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/968883bc2a3b/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-140836?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Invitation to give feedback on proposals for the South Molton Triangle  - Click here to view this entry

Invitation to give feedback on proposals for the South Molton Triangle

Fri May 1 2020
Grosvenor invite you to give feedback on their proposals for the South Molton Triangle as part of their third phase of public consultation. They represent the culmination of nearly two years of dialogue and feedback. Residents can view the emerging proposals at www.southmoltontriangle.com and comment via the online survey at https://thesouthmoltontriangle.commonplace.is. A virtual tour of the prop....
Royal Mail scraps Saturday letter deliveries UK-wide due to coronavirus - Click here to view this entry

Royal Mail scraps Saturday letter deliveries UK-wide due to coronavirus

Fri May 1 2020
Royal Mail has scrapped Saturday letter deliveries until further notice due to coronavirus. From this weekend onwards, the group will "temporarily" no longer deliver letters on a Saturday. Deliveries already do not happen on a Sunday, so more people will face waiting into the following week for their letters to arrive. However, Royal Mail insisted "most" parcels, as well as Special Delivery, Tr....
Planning Permission Granted Cavendish Square underground car park - Click here to view this entry

Planning Permission Granted Cavendish Square underground car park

Fri May 1 2020
This week Westminster City Council's Planning Sub Committee unanimously approved innovative and ambitious plans to transform the Cavendish Square Underground Car Park. Working for Reef Group and alongside DP9 we are delighted with the approval, having undertaken all aspects of community and stakeholder engagement. Uniquely located within a renowned London Square addressing Oxford Street, Har....
Grosvenor Square redesign digital events programme - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor Square redesign digital events programme

Wed Apr 29 2020
Click on the download link below for a programme of events for the Grosvenor Square redesign.

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 29/04/20 - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 29/04/20

Wed Apr 29 2020
Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/7ccd1e28efed/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-140600?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Grosvenor Square to re open as a roundabout 1 May - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor Square to re open as a roundabout 1 May

Tue Apr 28 2020
Click on the link below to view the document for more information..


Community Contribution Fund COVID-19 Grant Scheme  - Click here to view this entry

Community Contribution Fund COVID-19 Grant Scheme

Mon Apr 27 2020
In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the City of Westminster Charitable Trust has launched a new grant scheme through the Community Contribution Fund. The COVID-19 grant scheme will support voluntary and community organisations in Westminster who are providing essential services to the most vulnerable groups of people during this crisis. 

For further information, please click h....
Construction Noise Update from Nickie Aiken MP - Click here to view this entry

Construction Noise Update from Nickie Aiken MP

Fri Apr 24 2020
Nickie Aiken MP has received a huge amount of correspondence from constituents concerned with excessive construction noise. In response, Nickie today sent a letter to Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. She called on the government to advise Local Authorities to introduce restrictions on construction noise to p....
City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 23/04/20 - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders 23/04/20

Fri Apr 24 2020
Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/801c3e6a94ef/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-140436?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Reduce energy wastage in the West End - Click here to view this entry

Reduce energy wastage in the West End

Thu Apr 23 2020
I have just signed the petition "West End businesses: Reduce energy wastage in the West End" and wanted to see if you could all help by adding your name. http://chng.it/rLvFnFpnmN Thanks
Richard Cutt
Redevelopment of Leconfield House, Curzon Street - Click here to view this entry

Redevelopment of Leconfield House, Curzon Street

Thu Apr 23 2020
A planning application has been submitted for a change of use and refurbishment of Leconfield House on Curzon Street. Leconfield House is located directly opposite Derby Street, bound by South Audley Street to the west and Chesterfield Gardens to the east. The planning application follows a public exhibition held in January in which the local community were invited to view the plans and give feed....
Work to restart at ex UX Embassy in Grosvenor square - Click here to view this entry

Work to restart at ex UX Embassy in Grosvenor square

Thu Apr 23 2020
23 April 2020 24-31 Grosvenor Square Development – Return to Site Following Recent Closure Dear Neighbour, Further to our communication dated 25th March 2020, in which we advised you of the temporary closure of our project at 24-31 Grosvenor Square, we would like to provide an additional update. Our project closed at the outset of the initial nationwide ‘lockdown’ for it was ....
Summary of COVID-19 briefing with the Leader of the Council  - Click here to view this entry

Summary of COVID-19 briefing with the Leader of the Council

Wed Apr 22 2020
Please see the following document download for a Summary of COVID-19 briefing with the Leader of the Council 20 April 2020, attended by: Westminster City Council, Westminster Amenity Societies, Westminster Neighbourhood Fora.


Westminster City Council - Volunteering Do’s and Don’ts - Click here to view this entry

Westminster City Council - Volunteering Do’s and Don’ts

Wed Apr 22 2020
In the first instance if you need help or you know of anyone who needs help as a result of COVID-19, send the details to westminsterconnects@westminster.gov.uk or phone us on 020 7641 1222 (8am to 10pm, 7 days a week). The following are guidelines for volunteers providing support during this time. DO’S: • Do follow social distancing guidelines when completing volunteering tasks. ....
Circling the Square Part 2 update - Click here to view this entry

Circling the Square Part 2 update

Wed Apr 22 2020
Some of you may recall that, on January 15 this year Circling the Square, a public art by Kate Davis and David Moore (ME-WE), was installed on the newly developed, pedestrianised space in Berkeley Square, on the corner with Davies Street. Since we celebrated the launch of this work - commissioned by Grosvenor Britain & Ireland - all our lives have been changed by the Covid-19 virus pandemic. ....
Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square, redevelopment consultation - Click here to view this entry

Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square, redevelopment consultation

Wed Apr 22 2020
Following their exhibition in February, the owners of Lansdowne House are keen to progress with a planning application in the coming weeks for the redevelopment of the site, which sits at a prominent location framing the southern end of Berkeley Square. The pre-application consultation is still open and residents can view the emerging proposals and comment via the project website http://www.lansd....
Pedicabs update from Nickie Aiken MP - Click here to view this entry

Pedicabs update from Nickie Aiken MP

Wed Apr 22 2020
Firstly, thank you for showing your support for my 10-Minute Rule Bill (Private Member's Bill) calling for greater regulation of pedicabs in Greater London. I was due to present my Bill to the House today. Unfortunately, it was confirmed to me that this would not be happening until further notice. The presentation of Private Member's Bills has been suspended to allow for the Parliamenta....
City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders - Click here to view this entry

City of Westminster - Coronavirus bulletin for stakeholders

Wed Apr 22 2020
Information from the Westminster City Council on how they are supporting our communities and businesses.
Please click on the link below to view the bulletin.

https://mailchi.mp/a42c7d72aea9/leader-wcc-covid-19-update-140372?e=cdfbfd7ea9
Nickie Aiken MP Covid-19 resources - Click here to view this entry

Nickie Aiken MP Covid-19 resources

Tue Apr 21 2020
Nickie Aiken MP has launched a new Covid-19 resource on her website along with advice on groceries and food delivery. It has information for constituents on avoiding scams, where to access grocery deliveries, support for employees, employers and the self-employed, travel advice and where to sign up for volunteering. You can see it here: https://www.nickieaiken.org.uk/coronavirus. The latest on t....
Amenity Societies’ meeting with Westminster City Council Leader Rachael Robathan - Click here to view this entry

Amenity Societies’ meeting with Westminster City Council Leader Rachael Robathan

Mon Apr 20 2020
A large number of Amenity Societies and Neighbourhood Fora participated in a call with the Leader of WCC today. The takeaways were: • Westminster remain well staffed in all key areas. • WCC have adequate supplies of PPE for their workers. • They will be issuing a list of do’s and dont’ s for volunteers to ensure we all stay safe. • Public toilets ha....
TfL introduces middle-door only boarding across the London bus network - Click here to view this entry

TfL introduces middle-door only boarding across the London bus network

Fri Apr 17 2020
Buses in London will temporarily become middle-door only boarding from Monday 20 April as part of Transport for London’s (TfL’s) efforts to help combat coronavirus. This change will further improve safety for bus drivers and critical workers as passengers will only be able to board using the centre doors of buses, enabling better social distancing while the city is fighting the virus. ....
Pedicabs regulation letter from Chairman - Click here to view this entry

Pedicabs regulation letter from Chairman

Fri Apr 17 2020
Dear RSMSJ member I hope you and your families remain safe and well. Pedicabs have been the cause of significant nuisance for many years now. We have lobbied hard to get them regulated or banned outright. However we have been repeatedly told that the only way to do this is through an Act of Parliament. Former leader of Westminster City Council Nickie Aiken, now our Member of Parliament for the ....
Safer Neighbourhood Telephone Scams Document - Click here to view this entry

Safer Neighbourhood Telephone Scams Document

Thu Apr 16 2020
Useful document about possible scam phone calls.

We are using the using the neighbourhood hub Nextdoor.co.uk - Click here to view this entry

We are using the using the neighbourhood hub Nextdoor.co.uk

Tue Apr 7 2020
The Residents’ Society of Mayfair & St James’s (RSMSJ) is using the neighbourhood hub Nextdoor.co.uk We have joined forces with Grosvenor Mayfair Residents’ Association (GMRA) and Mayfair Residents’ Group (MRG) to form the Mayfair Community Support Network on the Nextdoor platform. The idea is that those who are able to offer help and those who are able to give it, can....
Council leaders letter to residents - Click here to view this entry

Council leaders letter to residents

Tue Apr 7 2020
Dear Resident, These are unprecedented times. The Government is putting in place clear advice about how we can all take actions to slow the spread of the coronavirus to provide protection to the most vulnerable and help the NHS, social workers and other frontline teams to cope. Please follow this advice and Stay at Home, Protect our NHS and Save Lives. Over the next two weeks the virus is expect....
Re-opening of Grosvenor Square - Click here to view this entry

Re-opening of Grosvenor Square

Wed Apr 1 2020
Grosvenor Square will open on the 2/4/2020 and will remain open as per their normal hours.


Please remember to practice social distancing.
Grosvenor Square Community Newsletter April 2020 - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor Square Community Newsletter April 2020

Wed Apr 1 2020
Click on the file download link to view the latest Grosvenor Square Newsletter.

Suppliers who are still operating through the crisis - Click here to view this entry

Suppliers who are still operating through the crisis

Fri Mar 27 2020
Private members club 5 Hertford Street have kindly shared their list of suppliers who are still operating through the crisis.
Click the image below to enlarge.
Proposed Engagement Hub in Grosvenor Square - Click here to view this entry

Proposed Engagement Hub in Grosvenor Square

Fri Mar 27 2020
Proposal for the installation of a temporary Engagement Hub in Grosvenor Square. If the principle is generally supported, a planning application will be submitted in the coming weeks.

View the document download below for full details of the proposal.


Mayfair Stores Currently Open as of: 24/03/2020 - Click here to view this entry

Mayfair Stores Currently Open as of: 24/03/2020

Wed Mar 25 2020
Produced by Grosvenor Click on the image below to enlarge
Covid 19 symptom tracker app - Click here to view this entry

Covid 19 symptom tracker app

Wed Mar 25 2020
Please take a look at this mobile app It asks you to report daily even if you are well as a means of collecting data to help track and slow the spread of the Virus. By using this app your are contributing to advance vital research on COVID-19. The app will be used to study the symptoms of the virus and track how it spreads. Click here for more information and to download the app
Grosvenor NCP Car Park Planning and Licensing Application Withdrawn - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor NCP Car Park Planning and Licensing Application Withdrawn

Mon Mar 23 2020
Grosvenor have withdrawn their Planning and Licensing applications on the NCP Car Park in Adams Row much to the delight of neighbouring residents
Metropolitan Police Corona Virus Scams Information - Click here to view this entry

Metropolitan Police Corona Virus Scams Information

Mon Mar 23 2020
Coronavirus Scams
There has been a 400% increase in coronavirus-related scams, with victim losses totalling almost £970,000.

Recently the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reported a new trend in fraud related to Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Updated figures show there have been 105 reports to Action Fraud since 1 February 2020, with total losses reaching ne....
Mayfair Times - We are here to help - Click here to view this entry

Mayfair Times - We are here to help

Mon Mar 23 2020
Publishing Business, producers of Sloane Square, Mayfair Times, Belgravia and Victoria magazines has built its reputation on creating bridges between the business and residential communities in the areas that the magazines serve. In these strange times many businesses are adapting their offers to create ways of supporting their local communities and keep their businesses running. Please send us ....
A note to Mayfair residents regarding self-isolation due to Covid-19 - Click here to view this entry

A note to Mayfair residents regarding self-isolation due to Covid-19

Thu Mar 19 2020
As a well-connected Mayfair resident, can I please ask the following (and disseminate to other residents); In light of the current situation involving those over 70/with underlying health conditions being told to self-isolate or remain indoors, I understand many Mayfair residents are probably quite concerned. I know some elderly residents in particular may be very worried, live alone or not have....
Westminster Fraud and Cybercrime Summary for November 2019 - Click here to view this entry

Westminster Fraud and Cybercrime Summary for November 2019

Tue Mar 10 2020
Click below to open or download the latest Westminster Fraud and Cybercrime Summary.


New Public Artwork Unveiled at Nightingale’s Corner, Berkeley Square - Click here to view this entry

New Public Artwork Unveiled at Nightingale’s Corner, Berkeley Square

Fri Mar 6 2020
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland and Modus Operandi have unveiled a new piece of public art in Berkeley Square. Circling the Square, by Kate Davis and David Moore, is situated in the newly completed Nightingale’s Corner in the historic square - named after the famed romantic Vera Lynn song ‘A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square’. The unveiling comes as part of a £4 million....
Westminster City Council – Consultation on Traffic Management Proposals - TILNEY STREET - Click here to view this entry

Westminster City Council – Consultation on Traffic Management Proposals - TILNEY STREET

Fri Mar 6 2020
WSP is the agent acting on behalf of Westminster City Council for a traffic management scheme affecting the above-mentioned roads. In accordance with the consultation procedure, we would draw your attention to the effects of the proposed Traffic Order(s) of which further details are given in the attached documents: • the Notice of Proposals and the Council’s Statement of Reasons; ....
Westminster City Council – Consultation on Traffic Management Proposals  BLACKBURNE’S MEWS / CULROSS STREET / GROSVENOR SQUARE - Click here to view this entry

Westminster City Council – Consultation on Traffic Management Proposals BLACKBURNE’S MEWS / CULROSS STREET / GROSVENOR SQUARE

Fri Mar 6 2020
WSP is the agent acting on behalf of Westminster City Council for a traffic management scheme affecting the above-mentioned roads. In accordance with the consultation procedure, we would draw your attention to the effects of the proposed Traffic Order(s) of which further details are given in the attached documents: • the Notice of Proposals and the Council’s Statement of Reasons; ....
Summer Garden Party 2020 - Click here to view this entry

Summer Garden Party 2020

Wed Mar 25 2020
In light of the Coronavirus outbreak and Government guidelines, we have taken the sad decision to postpone the summer garden party on 11 June. Please do get in touch to arrange a refund for ticket purchases. A WONDERFUL EVENING for residents, businesses and their guests at a private party to celebrate summer in Mayfair in support of the Residents’ Society of Mayfair & St James&rsquo....
ESU Spring Lunch with a talk by Katya Galitzine  - Click here to view this entry

ESU Spring Lunch with a talk by Katya Galitzine

Mon Feb 24 2020
The event will start with a celebratory talk by Katya Galitzine on her mother - Jean Dawnay’s life as a Dior Model in the 1950s, followed by a Champagne Lunch and a short recital of Tchaikovsky’s "Andante maestoso" from Nutcracker Suite by Russian pianist Yulia Chaplina. About the talk: Jean Dawnay, or 'Caroline' as she was known, was a house model for Dior during the years....
Grosvenor appoint Tonkin Liu as Grosvenor Square designer - Click here to view this entry

Grosvenor appoint Tonkin Liu as Grosvenor Square designer

Fri Feb 14 2020
Tonkin Liu’s appointment follows a formal design competition incorporating some of the world’s leading design and landscape teams. Their emphasis on connecting people back to nature, collective storytelling and community involvement in the design process meant they felt like the perfect fit for the project. As you are aware, Grosvenor manages the public garden on a not for profit basi....
Future of Lansdowne House Exhibition - Click here to view this entry

Future of Lansdowne House Exhibition

Tue Feb 11 2020
CO-RE are inviting you to a public exhibition of the proposals for the future of Lansdowne House on Berkeley Square. For more information, please download the leaflet or view the event pages below: • Monday 24th February Midday to 2pm • Monday 24th February 5pm to 8pm • Tuesday 25th February Midday to 2pm • Tuesday 25th February 5pm to 8pm • Wednesday....
St Patrick and St George - Click here to view this entry

St Patrick and St George

Thu Jan 30 2020
Please see the events page for more information about proceedings on st Patricks Day (15/03/2020) and St Georges Day (18/04/2020).

https://www.rsmsj.com/events
Zero Waste Juice and Cocktails Workshop - Click here to view this entry

Zero Waste Juice and Cocktails Workshop

Tue Jan 28 2020
Mercato Mayfair will be running a fun workshop about how to make juices and cordials from everyday leftover food items that would have gone to waste. 

Click here for more information about the event > Please register to attend the event at mmcommunityspace@gmail.com.



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