Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, November 2020

There were 16 planning applications validated by Westminster Council in Fitzrovia during November 2020. There are applications for advertising consent, placing of tables and chairs on pavement, removal or alterations to conditions on planning consent, and conditions to satisfy previous planning consent. There is an application to part-demolish and rebuild at 64 Great Titchfield Street; …

Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, November 2020

There were 17 planning applications registered by Camden Council during November 2020 in Bloomsbury ward. Among the list is an application to part-demolish and rebuild at the rear of 67 Charlotte Street and add a mansard roof extension; alterations to an entrance in Torrington Place, a number of applications to place tables and chairs outside …

Licensing application: 226 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5QP

Modern British Bakeries Ltd has applied to Westminster Council for a new premises licence at Peyton and Byrne, 226 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 5QP. Peyton and Byrne, 226 Great Portland Street. The applicant is seeking permission for a "two year limited licence" to sell alcohol for consumption on and off the premises, Monday …

Licensing application: 22 Foley Street, London W1W 6DT

An application has been made to Westminster Council for a premises licence at the ground floor and basement of 22 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6DT. Kin, 22 Foley Street. Araz Farm Feed Ltd is seeking permission to sell alcohol on the premises, currently trading as Kin, from 10am to 10.30pm Monday to Thursday, from …

Licensing application: 114 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 5AQ

An application has been made to Camden Council for a premises licence at a shop on the ground floor, at 114 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T 5AQ. Shop and premises at 114 Tottenham Court Road, on the corner with Midford Place. The applicant seeks a licence for the sale of alcohol for consumption both …

Licensing application: Ground Floor, 20 Hanway Street, London W1T 1UG

An application has been made to Camden Council for a new premises licence at the Ground Floor, 20 Hanway Street, London W1T 1UG. Application for a new premises licence at 20 Hanway Street. The applicant describes the premises as a pub and is seeking permission for the sale of alcohol from 12.00 to 23.59 Monday …

Licensing application: Hot Stone, 3 Windmill Street, London W1T 2HY

Application to vary the premises licence at Hot Stone, 3 Windmill Street. An application has been made to Camden Council to vary the premises licence at Hot Stone, 3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2HY. The applicant seeks to amend the hours of licensable activities to: 12pm to 11:00pm 7 days a week including Sunday …

Licensing application: Spearmint Rhino, 161 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7NN

Spearmint Rhino is applying to renew its sexual entertainment venue licence. Spearmint Rhino Companies (Europe) Ltd has made a "Sex Establishment Renewal Application" to Camden Council for its premises at 161 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T 7NN. The proposed hours of operation of the premises stated on the application form is from 9am to …

Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, October 2020

There were 16 planning applications validated by Westminster Council during October 2020 in Fitzrovia West. Most of the applications are minor or are seeking approval of details required by previous planning consents; amendments to previous permissions, change of use, advertising, and placing tables and chairs on the public highway. There is a proposed amendment to …

Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, October 2020

There were 30 planning applications registered by Camden Council during October 2020 in Bloomsbury ward. Most of the applications are minor, details required by previous planning consents, change of use, advertising, and there are a number of applications for pavement licences and the placing of tables and chairs on the public highway. There are alterations, …

Former home of Olaudah Equiano marked with memorial plaque

A plaque to mark the former home of the campaigner for the abolition of slavery, and a former slave himself, Olaudah Equiano has been unveiled on a building in Fitzrovia. The plaque on the Tottenham Street building where Equiano lived in 1788. On Saturday 24 October the mayor of Camden Maryam Eslandoust unveiled the plaque …

Licensing application: 52-53 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8ED

An application has been made to Westminster council for a premises licence at 52 - 53 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8ED. An application has been made for a premises license at 51-53 Eastcastle Street. Platform Hub One Limited describes the premises as offering social computer gaming and e-sports, with retail, lounge, restaurant, and bar area. …

Licensing application: basement and ground Floor, 7-8 Market Place, London W1W 8AG

An application has been submitted to Westminster council for a new premises licence at basement and ground floor, 7-8 Market Place, London W1W 8AG. A new premises licence is sought for 7-8 Market Place. The applicant is Collin Estates Limited and they are seeking permission a number of licensable activities including the following: Performance of …

Licensing application: Mappin House, 4 Winsley Street London W1W 8HF

An application has been made to Westminster council for a new premises licence at Mappin House, 4 Winsley Street, London W1W 8HF. An application has been made for a "shadow licence" for the Chinawhite nightclub at 4 Winsley Street. The application which has been made on behalf of Mount Eden Land Limited states that it …

Camden private renters group will hold virtual AGM

Camden Federation of Private Tenants (CFPT) will hold its annual general meeting this month, and like most meetings it will be held online due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The 2020 AGM will be a virtual meeting. CFPT represents Camden’s private renters, housing association tenants, and leaseholders. They campaign for a better and fairer relationship …

Westminster council seeks views on a new private rented sector strategy

The City of Westminster has the largest private rented sector in England with an estimated 52,700 properties making up 43 percent of all its housing. Westminster’s private rented homes are concentrated in central and north western areas of the city. Source: Westminster City Council: Private Rented Sector: Housing Stock Condition and Stressors Report, August 2019. …

Westminster council to hold online event to discuss plans to create a ‘greener and cleaner’ city

Residents will have the opportunity this month to quiz the leader of Westminster council and cabinet members on the council's plans to create a greener and cleaner city. The online event will discuss plans for a greener and cleaner city. The "Open Forum" online event will give people the chance to talk directly to elected …

Licensing application: 41 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7PG

An application has been made to Westminster council for a new premises licence at 41 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 7PG. Maria Pozzuto Di Iulio has applied for the sale by retail of alcohol on and off the premises, Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 20:00. The premises is a delicatessen selling hot and …

Play tells the story of the creative but short-lived relationship between Bridgetower and Beethoven

The premiere of the first act of the new musical drama Silence and Joy by local playwright Sue Blundell will be shown at the end of the month on YouTube. Lloyd Morris. Ben Scheck. Matthew Coulton. The story begins in April 1803 when George Bridgetower, a young virtuoso violinist, has just arrived in Vienna and …

How diplomats saved Georgian buildings on Grafton Way from demolition

Newly released archive material has revealed how an international diplomatic campaign averted the demolition of a row of Georgian houses on Grafton Way, Fitzrovia. Embassy and cultural buildings of Venezuela on Grafton Way were saved from demolition. Richard Osley reports in the Westminster Extra that the buildings were "within a whisker of being bulldozed" in …