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Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, April 2021

There were 21 planning applications registered by Camden Council in Bloomsbury ward during April 2021. There are a number of applications for alterations to listed buildings at various locations; permission for an extract vent from the rear of 10 Tottenham Street; various applications for temporary pavement licences at Goodge Street, Percy Street, Tottenham Court Road, […]

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Tell Camden what you think about ‘streateries’ in Fitzrovia

Gazebo gourmet on Charlotte Street. Camden Council wants people’s views on ‘streateries’. Love them or loathe them (or somewhere in between) Camden Council wants to hear your views on its outdoor eating and drinking scheme known as “streateries”. “Covid-19 has changed how we are able to use cafes, restaurants and pubs. So to help the […]

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Licensing application: 1947 London Restaurant & Bar, 33 Charlotte Street

Rathbone Street entrance to the underground restaurant. An application has been made to Camden Council to vary the premises licence at 1947 London Restaurant & Bar, in the basement of 33 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia. Although the address is Charlotte Street the entrance is in Rathbone Street. The application seeks to amend the opening hours and […]

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The streets of London revealed some rarely heard voices

Jennifer Kavanagh spent 15 months collecting stories from people living and working on London’s streets. Photo: Heather Martin. A few years ago I came across Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor: an extraordinary feat of investigative journalism from the 1860s: an oral history of those living and working on the streets of Victorian […]

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Fitzrovia re-opens for shopping and outside eating and drinking

The first day of post-lockdown shop re-openings saw busier streets and many long but generally swiftly moving queues on Oxford Street. Elsewhere a mixture of strong, steady and quieter business for stores, pubs, restaurants and eateries across Fitzrovia. But much relief all round with the fresh activity and a sunny day helped the keen shoppers […]

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Discover more about Camden’s social and architectural history

Camden History Society publishes a newsletter every two months and its Review every year. Camden History Society was founded in 1970 soon after Camden was formed by the amalgamation of the three former boroughs of Hampstead, Holborn, and St Pancras and needed some form of record of its heritage. John Richardson was a councillor in 1970 […]

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Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, March 2021

There were 20 planning applications validated by Westminster council during March 2021 in Fitzrovia West. Most of the applications are minor, details required by previous planning permission, amendments to previous permission, and advertising permission. Included among the list is an application for an extension of the building at 6 Bourlet Close; for cooling plant behind […]

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Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, March 2021

There were 30 planning applications registered by Camden Council in Bloomsbury ward during March 2021. Most of the applications are minor, or details required by previous planning consents. There is advertising permission sought at various sites on Charlotte Street, Goodge Street, Grafton Way, Fitzroy Street, Maple Street, Tottenham Street and Whitfield Street; pavement licences at […]