Dabbous dish for late night opening served cold

The eponymously named restaurant of chef Ollie Dabbous in Whitfield Street has had its late night opening plans scuppered after Camden Council refused him planning permission. The decision came as little surprise to local residents as a government planning inspector had previously imposed a condition that no customers should be allowed on the premises after …

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 …

Fitzrovia – Butterfield’s “savage masterpiece”: All Saints, Margaret Street

The London Festival of Architecture 2010 starts in Fitzrovia on Saturday 19 June. Peter Whyatt pays tribute to one of Fitzrovia's most stunning buildings. Additional research by Churchwarden John Forde, Rebecca Hirst and Francis O'Neil. “To describe a church as an orgasm is bound to offend someone; yet this building can only be understood in …

Fitzrovia – Pity the London Plane tree in Whitfield Gardens

Camden Council again carried out tree surgery to protected trees in Whitfield Gardens during the spring growth period without regard for their own tree protection policies. Tree surgeons used chainsaws at the end of April to cut off branches during routine tree maintenance. According to Camden's own regulations the work should only be done during …