Have your say on the transformation of Oxford Street

Westminster City Council and Transport for London (TfL) have today commenced consultation on the future of Oxford Street. This is your chance to have your say on the transformation of Oxford Street. The vision is to transform Oxford Street into a first-class public space, with significantly reduced traffic levels, improving the look and feel of…

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New life for Regent House in Mixed-Use Redevelopment

A new life for Regent House is announced, as Native Land partners with The Portman Estate in a mixed-use redevelopment. Regent House has planning permission for a mixed-use scheme, with 43,000 sq ft of offices over six floors, accompanied by 24 residential apartments, and four ground floor retail units fronting Edgware Road. The site occupies…

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Street Team short-listed for coveted Westminster Community Award

The Marble Arch Street Team has been short-listed for a coveted Westminster Community Award. The annual awards recognise people and¬†organisations who have made a difference in the city, and the Street Team have been short-listed for a Neighbourhood Project Award, which celebrates improvements delivered within a local area by individuals or organisations. The Marble Arch…

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Safer Junctions on Edgware Road announced by Transport for London

Transport for London has named 73 junctions in London where a new approach will deliver improvements for pedestrians and cyclists, two of which could result in safer junctions on Edgware Road. A list of 73 junctions with the worst safety record for pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists has been compiled, using casualty figures from 2012 to…

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Changes to Tobacco Advertising

Changes to tobacco advertising rules were set out in the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations which came into force on 20 May 2016. These Regulations take full effect on 21 May 2017. These new rules may affect businesses offering shisha to their customers and could apply to: The way in which shisha pipes and bottles…

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Does begging affect your business?

Does begging affect your business, staff, customers, guests, school or community? Help the police and the City Council by providing an impact statement. The Marble Arch Street Team works closely with the Metropolitan Police and Westminster Council to reduce begging and anti-social behaviour in the area. Most begging in the area is organised by gangs,…

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New morning service for the Marble Arch Street Team

A new morning service for the Marble Arch Street Team commences on 1 March 2017. In response to business requests, we are extending the hours of the Marble Arch Street Team, to include a morning shift from 8am. The Street Team was introduced by Marble Arch BID in August 2016, and they had already attended…

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Green light for Marble Arch Pop-up Theatre

Westminster City Council has given the green light for a Marble Arch pop-up theatre. Plans were submitted in December 2016 by Underbelly, who have a track record of producing successful pop up productions across the UK. Part of the island on which the Marble Arch monument sits will be used to host a 650 seat…

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