In this issue: important information on the coronavirus pandemic, editorial meeting, the latest news, and planning and licensing applications.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic
Please follow the latest NHS advice, and the latest Government advice. If you live or work in the London Borough of Camden please visit Camden Council's coronavirus web page. If you live or work in the City of Westminster please see Westminster Council's coronavirus web page. If you are a private renter, please read the Renters' Rights London website for important information.
Editorial and social meeting
We hope to produce a 16 page tabloid in glorious colour in December. Submitted features will be held over until then. Deadline for articles: Sunday 1 November 2020.
Please join our scheduled Zoom meeting on: Oct 6, 2020 07:00 PM London
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Meeting ID: 879 0930 8044
Historic toy museum re-opens with guided tours and reduced hours of business
Pollock’s Toy Museum will be re-emerging from its lockdown closure this autumn with reduced opening times but with the addition of weekly guided tours to whet the appetite of fans of historical playthings. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/09/24/historic-toy-museum-re-opens-with-guided-tours-and-reduced-hours-of-business/
Camden Council seeks guidance on high streets, biodiversity, and planning
Camden Council is seeking guidance from the public on the future of shopping streets, the state of nature in the borough, and on updating its planning guidance. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/10/05/camden-council-seeks-guidance-on-high-streets-biodiversity-and-planning/
Westminster council is seeking views on busking and street entertainment
Westminster City Council is updating its busking and street entertainment policy, and is seeking the public’s views before finalising the document. https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/10/05/westminster-council-is-seeking-views-on-busking-and-street-entertainment/
Derwent London proposes major redevelopment on two sites
Property developer Derwent London has this morning announced plans for a major redevelopment on two sites in Fitzrovia: corner of Howland Street and Tottenham Court Road; and Tottenham Mews. Fitzrovia News will be looking at the plans more closely and publishing an article shortly. In the meantime here is Derwent London's presentation of the plans which they will be submitting to Camden Council later this autumn. https://yoursay.online/network-building-and-tottenham-mews
Camden planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, September 2020 https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/10/05/planning-applications-in-bloomsbury-and-fitzrovia-september-2020/
Planning and licensing applications
Westminster planning applications in Fitzrovia West, September 2020 https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/10/05/planning-applications-in-fitzrovia-west-september-2020/
Premises licence application: 22 Berners Street, London W1T 3LP https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/09/25/licence-application-22-berners-street-london-w1t-3lp/
Premises licence variation: Bellaria Restaurant, 71 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 6RB https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/09/23/great-titchfield-street-restaurant-seeks-licence-for-entertainment-and-later-hours-for-food-and-alcohol/
Premises licence variation: The London Edition, 10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/09/23/application-to-vary-a-premises-licence-the-london-edition-10-berners-street-london-w1t-3np/
Premises licence application: Le Pain Quotidien, 64 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 2ET https://fitzrovianews.com/2020/09/23/premises-licence-application-le-pain-quotidien-64-tottenham-court-road-london-w1t-2et/
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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.