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Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, August 2021

Twenty-four planning applications were registered during August 2021 by Camden Council in Bloomsbury ward. The list includes an application for a roof extension at 86-90 Cleveland Street (building with launderette); an application for alterations including new terraces at first, second and fourth floors at the Met Building, 22 Percy Street (includes elevation on Windmill Street); […]

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Licensing application: 58-62 Charlotte Street

F55 G Chateau SARL (Societe a responsabilite limitee — Luxembourg equivalent of Ltd Co.) has applied to Camden Council for a new premises licence at 58-62 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia. “The application is for a shadow licence. All conditions which currently apply to premises licence number PREM-LIC/3085 to be attached to the shadow licence,” states the […]

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Carburton Street to be partly closed for construction project

Commercial and residential block built in 1972 will be demolished. Photo: Fitzrovia News. Carburton Street in Fitzrovia will be partly closed from this August as yet another demolition and rebuild project gets underway. The footway and carriageway on the north side of Carburton Street between Great Portland Street and Bolsover Street will be closed for […]

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Licensing application: Basement, Portland House, 4 Great Portland Street

The London Cocktail Club Limited has applied to Westminster Council to vary the premises licence at: Basement, Portland House, 4 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia. The application seeks to: vary the terminal hour from 23.30 Thursdays to 00.30 the following morning for film, live music, recorded music, late night refreshment and retail sale of alcohol; and […]

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Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, July 2021

Eighteen planning applications were validated by Westminster Council in Fitzrovia during July 2021. Display for a temporary period of six months of a non-illuminated ‘to let’ board on the face of the building at a height of 2.5m above pavement level and measuring 0.6m and 0.45m. 32 Rathbone Place London W1T 1JQ Ref. No: 21/05115/AD7 | Received: Mon […]

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Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, July 2021

Thirty-eight planning applications were registered by Camden Council in Bloomsbury ward during July 2021. Application NumberSite AddressDevelopment DescriptionStatusDate RegisteredDecision2021/3696/PVLPret A Manger 64-72 New Oxford Street WC1A 1AZ6 Tables and 12 Chairs Monday-Friday 08:00-20:00 Saturday-Sunday 08:00-18:00 Renewal Application (from 01/10/2021)REGISTERED30-07-20212021/3690/PVLPret A Manger 100 Tottenham Court Road London W1T 4TT15 Tables and 30 Chairs Monday-Saturday 08:00-23:00 Sunday […]

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Councillors want to keep historic name of Holborn and St Pancras

The Holborn name still appears on street signs put up before 1965. Photo: Fitzrovia News. Despite “some wags” suggesting that Keir Starmer’s parliamentary seat could disappear in a shake-up of boundaries, councillors across the political divide want to keep its historic name. The Boundary Commission’s review could see changes to the Holborn and St Pancras […]

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Fitzrovia West planning referendums to be held in September

Westminster City Council has announced that the Fitzrovia West planning referendums will take place on Thursday 2 September 2021. As the district has been designated as a residential and business area two referendums will be held: one residential referendum and one business referendum. The question asked in the referendums will be: “Do you want Westminster […]

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Camden’s planners recommend scheme that doesn’t provide enough affordable housing

The Network Building on Tottenham Court Road. Photo: Fitzrovia News. Camden’s planning boss has given his blessing for a controversial office development to go ahead without the legally-required number of affordable homes — after developers complained that their £20m profit showed the scheme wasn’t “financially viable”. A final decision on the planning application will be […]