Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum will hold virtual public meeting to discuss planning and traffic

The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum will hold a virtual annual general meeting this month to report on progress in developing a neighbourhood plan, and will feature a guest speaker who will talk about creating a low traffic neighbourhood. FitzWest want to reduce air pollution and make other environmental improvements. The public consultation on the draft …

Formal consultation opens on Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan

Map of Fitzrovia West.

A formal public consultation on the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan  opens today ahead of a public examination and a referendum on the planning document which will control land development in the area. "We encourage all residents and businesses based in the area to read the Plan and submit their comments to the Council by the …

FitzWest Forum make progress on Neighbourhood Plan

Homes and businesses in street.

The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum, which represents residents and businesses on the Westminster side of Fitzrovia, has made good progress in preparing its neighbourhood plan. This will shortly be submitted to Westminster City Council and is then examined by an independent examiner. Subject to approval by the examiner, a referendum of both residents and businesses …

Public consultation on Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum renewal application

Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area.

The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum is seeking to renew its status as a recognised neighbourhood planning body and has applied to Westminster council to continue its role for another five years. The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area was designated in March 2014 and the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum (also known as FitzWest) was designated in February …

Exhibition and final say on draft neighbourhood plan for Fitzrovia West

Illustration of Fitzrovia West.

Local residents and business people are invited to view and comment on a draft neighbourhood plan for Fitzrovia West at a public exhibition on Monday. The planning document -- which will guide land development and environmental improvements -- was first published in February and this will be the last chance to shape the Fitzrovia West …

Neighbourhood Forum sets out five priorities for Fitzrovia West

Map of street improvements.

The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum has this month published a draft plan to shape land development in the area and is seeking comments from the community. The five-point plan sets out priorities for retaining a mixed community and more affordable housing, improving and creating new green space, supporting small businesses, improving air quality, and reducing …

Fitzrovia West Forum’s Neighbourhood Plan sets the priorities for the next 15 Years

Street frontage.

The FitzWest Neighbourhood Forum was set up in 2015 and one of its main functions is to prepare a neighbourhood plan for that part of Fitzrovia lying west of Cleveland Street and Charlotte Street as far south as Oxford Street in the City of Westminster. The Marylebone Road is the northern boundary. The Forum is …

Comments invited on draft of Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan

Hand drawn map.

A draft neighbourhood plan for Fitzrovia West has been published and people living and working in the area are invited to comment on and help improve the document before the final version is produced later this year. The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum -- known as FitzWest -- is seeking comments before producing a final plan which …

Producing a neighbourhood plan will be a ‘Herculean task’ says Fitzrovia West group

Map of Fitzrovia West.

A local neighbourhood group is working towards a first draft of a neighbourhood plan for the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area to be published this autumn. A recent public consultation has identified many priorities for the area. Residents and business people have expressed a desire to reduce pollution, create green spaces, better manage refuse and rubbish, …

Hand drawn three-dimensional map to illustrate neighbourhood plan

Hand drawn map of streets.

A draft neighbourhood plan and a hand drawn, three-dimensional map of the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area will be on display at a special exhibition on Monday at the Getty Images Gallery. The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum will be presenting ideas and proposals for the neighbourhood area and unveiling a hand drawn map of the streets by artist …

Twenty-fours hours in a central London neighbourhood

Benches on corner of street.

All of us city dwellers tend to live our lives much more in the public domain: in the streets, cafes and public spaces of our neighbourhood. My twenty-four hour diary gives a glimpse of how I use our streets, not only as a thoroughfare, but as a breathing space and a meeting place. 3.00pm Tuesday: …

Mapping out a neighbourhood plan for Fitzrovia East

Map of Fitzrovia East neighbourhood area.

Last year the Fitzrovia East Neighbourhood Area was formally recognised by Camden Council as the first step towards developing a neighbourhood forum and plan for the area. This autumn a group of people will take the next step to establish a neighbourhood forum and draft a route map towards a neighbourhood plan. Join a guided …

A neighbourhood plan can help control development in Fitzrovia West

Fitzrovia West skyline.

People are often awestruck by the schemes which receive planning permission and feel powerless to influence decisions taken by distant committees. Poor development is waved through and little community benefit is offered in return. Now a group of local people in the Westminster part of Fitzrovia are working to resolve the problem, and raise the standard for developments that …

Fitzrovia West group to hold inaugural neighbourhood forum

Evening view of Great Titchfield Street.

The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum has been formally recognised by Westminster City Council for planning under the Localism Act and will hold its inaugural forum this month. "The diversity of people and activities in this area is in danger of irrevocable change," say the forum. "We have seen recent planning applications that take no account …

Fitzrovia West expects decision on forum status

Screenshot of website.

The Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum is expecting Westminster City Council to formally recognise the forum before the end of the year. The forum is now seeking to engage with property developers in the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area and take part in pre-planning discussions ahead of future planning applications. In an announcement today Fitzrovia West has …

Camden approves Fitzrovia East neighbourhood area

Camden Council has approved an application to designate Fitzrovia as neighbourhood area for neighbourhood planning under the Localism Act. Phil Jones, Camden's cabinet member for sustainability, transport and planning, approved the application last week after a period of public consultation. In approving the area known as Fitzrovia East which is entirely within the London Borough …

Westminster council settles Fitzrovia and Marylebone neighbourhood area boundaries

Westminster City Council has now made a decision on where the boundary of Fitzrovia and Marylebone will be for the purpose of neighbourhood planning under the Localism Act. In an announcement this week Councillor Robert Davis, Cabinet Member for the Built Environment, agreed the recommendations in a report following a period of public consultation on five neighbourhood …

Bloomsbury and Holborn neighbourhood area proposal to be heard

By News Reporters Community organisations in Bloomsbury and Holborn will tonight meet to discuss a proposal to create a Bloomsbury and Holborn Neighbourhood Area under the Localism Act.  The Bloomsbury Association says, "We are currently in discussion with Holborn community groups to determine if they would be interested in joining a Forum that includes all of …

Griff Rhys Jones to talk about neighbourhood planning and Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia

By News Reporters Local resident and actor Griff Rhys Jones will chair a discussion tonight about neighbourhood planning in Fitzrovia. He will also be talking about the Dylan Thomas Festival, a series of events commemorating 100 years since the birth of the Welsh poet.  The event is being organised by the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Steering …

Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area application submitted to Westminster Council

By News Reporters A group of residents and business owners on the Westminster side of Fitzrovia have submitted a Neighbourhood Area application to Westminster Council for designation under the Localism Act. The application which was submitted at the end of September is the first step in the process of creating a community-led framework to guide …