Banners removed from Charlotte Street conservation area

By Peter Whyatt Tatty banners hanging from lamp posts in Charlotte Street and Goodge Street, in Fitzrovia, were finally removed last week after residents requested that they be taken down. The canvas banners which had been advertising "smoke free Camden" should not have been hung in the Charlotte Street conservation area, according to residents who …

Middlesex hospital paintings go on display in National Gallery

Painting of young women waiting in line.

Frederick Cayley Robinson's Acts of Mercy paintings which used to hang in the foyer of the since demolished Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, Fitzrovia, will go on public display at the National Gallery. Local people and Fitzrovia News campaigned to save the beautiful paintings which were due to be sold off by University College London NHS …

Permission sought to demolish historic workhouse building and build flats

By Linus Rees A planning application has been submitted to demolish the Middlesex Hospital Annex and former workhouse building in Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia. The site contains the last remaining example of a Georgian workhouse in London but has not been listed. The planning application was submitted to Camden Council last week. The proposal by University …