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Adrian Ensor – a photographic journey in black and white

Adrain Ensor outside his darkroom in Grafton Way. Photo: Tori. Adrian Ensor is one of Britain’s finest black and white photographic printers and has been working in his basement darkroom just off Fitzroy Square for over 50 years. Over these five decades Adrian has developed a deep and intuitive understanding of the mysterious alchemy that […]

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Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, May 2021

18 Mortimer Street. An application has been made to remove the “picture window” and replace it with two smaller windows, and other alterations. There were 16 planning applications validated by Westminster Council during May 2021 in Fitzrovia West. Among the applications are three amendments to a major planning consent at 97-125 Cleveland Street; installation of […]

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Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, May 2021

There were 31 planning applications registered by Camden Council during May 2021 in Bloomsbury ward. Among the list are applications for tables and chairs (TC) on the pavement and also temporary pavement licences (PVL) at Charlotte Street, Euston Road, Goodge Street, Cleveland Street, and Tottenham Court Road; various minor applications and amendments to existing applications, […]

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Consultation on Conway Street and Whitfield Street ‘streateries’

Camden Council is proposing a streatery on Conway Street. Camden council is asking for people’s views on proposed outdoor drinking and dining on the public highway at Conway Street and Whitfield Street in Fitzrovia. The changes are part of Camden Council’s plans to support the hospitality industry in the borough. “In 2020 the UK Government […]

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Fund to raise awareness of Windrush schemes

The last West Indian immigrant arrival before the UK Commonwealth Immigration Act 1962 came into force. Location: London, England – Walerloo Station from Southampton Docks 1962. Windrush. Photo: Hatchling25, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Funding for projects to raise awareness and take-up of the government’s Windrush Scheme and Windrush Compensation Scheme is available […]

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Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, April 2021

There were 14 planning applications in Fitzrovia West validated by Westminster Council during April 2021. Among the applications are amendments to major planning applications granted at Oxford Street and Wells Street, and Berners Street; permanent outside seating at 10 Berners Street; outside tables and chairs at Market Place, and Foley Street; cladding to the rear […]

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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 […]