In this issue: important information on the coronavirus pandemic, editorial meeting, the latest news, licensing applications, next printed newspaper.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic
Tier 2 restrictions came into force on Wednesday 2 December. Please follow the latest NHS advice, and the latest Government advice. Please visit Camden Council's coronavirus web page or Westminster Council's coronavirus web page.
A history of London’s West End from a place of aristocratic consumption to a centre of popular entertainment and expression
Rohan McWilliam’s impressive history of the West End embraces the area from Kingsway to Bond Street and Oxford Street to the Strand. It is the first in a two-volume project aiming to cover the West End’s story from its beginnings to the present day. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/12/01/a-history-of-londons-west-end-from-a-place-of-aristocratic-consumption-to-a-centre-of-popular-entertainment-and-expression/
Westminster Council invites comments on inspectors’ modifications to its City Plan 2019-2040
Westminster Council is asking for comments on modifications proposed by inspectors to its City Plan 2019-2040, a policy document that will control land development in the city by setting out targets for housing, economic growth, and public open space and greenery. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/12/01/westminster-council-invites-comments-on-inspectors-modifications-to-its-city-plan-2019-2040/
Camden Council is reviewing its parking permits and charges
Motorcyclists travelling into Westminster but parking across the boundary in Camden to avoid paying a parking fee won’t be able to so in future if changes by Camden Council to parking charges go ahead next year. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/12/01/camden-council-is-reviewing-its-parking-permits-and-charges/
Planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, November 2020
There were 17 planning applications registered by Camden Council during November 2020 in Bloomsbury ward. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/12/03/planning-applications-in-bloomsbury-and-fitzrovia-november-2020/
Planning applications in Fitzrovia West, November 2020
There were 16 planning applications validated by Westminster Council in Fitzrovia during November 2020. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/12/03/planning-applications-in-fitzrovia-west-november-2020/
Licensing applications under consultation
Licensing application: Ground Floor, 20 Hanway Street, London W1T 1UG https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/11/19/licensing-application-ground-floor-20-hanway-street-london-w1t-1ug/
Licensing application: 114 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 5AQ https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/11/24/licensing-application-114-tottenham-court-road-london-w1t-5aq/
Licensing application: 22 Foley Street, London W1W 6DT https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/11/27/licensing-application-22-foley-street-london-w1w-6dt/
Licensing application: 226 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5QP https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/11/27/licensing-application-226-great-portland-street-london-w1w-5qp/
A 16 page tabloid in glorious colour is in progress and will be out this month. Email editorial to email@example.com please.
Printed copies of Fitzrovia News are available every three months from the following location:
All (well... most) of our printed newspapers are available to view online and download here: https://archive.fitzrovianews.com/
- Fitzrovia Centre, 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL.
Please also see the Camden New Journal and the West End Extra for the latest news across Camden and Westminster. Both these papers are available every Friday from outside Fitzrovia Centre, 2 Foley Street.