• 02/03/2018

    Ruined skyline of Little Venice

    With the Brunel Building & Dudley Tower going up in Paddington Basin, it is becoming quite apparent what the visual impact is going to be in Littl...
  • 07/09/2017

    Garden Bridge – A bridge to far fo...

    A full investigation is required to find out why so much public money was wasted and make sure it never happens again but while the Garden Bridge is d...

Cladding scandal in Paddington

Whilst the victims’ families seek justice at the Grenfell Inquiry on Bishop Bridge Rd, W2, we are also in the midst of a wider cladding scandal across London. This is…

One Hyde Park – High Maintenance & very low tax!

I see people are astonished at the service charges on One Hyde Park apartment at £55,000 a year from the response in the letter pages ( FT Weekend Sept 12…

Crossing Chelsea bridge?

Many people have told me of the traffic difficulties getting onto the Chelsea Bridge from the Grosvenor Rd, so l decided to go and pay a trip down to this…

my nearest functionally pub the Globe on Lisson Grove.

Loss of public houses continues further under COVID19 crisis

  In my part of Marylebone we have seen the loss of a number of public houses particularly to residential usage in the last seven years. It appears COVID19 crisis…

COVID19, small businesses & cabmen shelters

  It was become apparent to me that a large number of small business owners are missing out on government funding and support in Central London either the £10,000 or…

Tresco House – watch out for this PDR conversion!

  Having recently commenting on the government expanding permitted development rights to make sure it does not in rabbit hutch homes, l thought l should have a look around the…

Demise of petrol stations in London?

The approval of the change of use for the petrol station within the landmark Lyon’s Place building along Edgware Rd to an electric charging point station at last weeks City…

BAME & COVID19 in the City of Westminster

At the last full council meeting, Westminster City Council passed a motion on Health Inequalities by the Labour Group which was amended by the Tory Group whereby the council resolves…

Grenfell tragedy impact on private leaseholders

Last month l was invited to go along to Paddington Walk,W2 to hear from residents in a private block known as the M&M Building about the impact of the Grenfell…

Back to the eighties with “stop & search” ?

As the Met refers itself to police watchdog over the stop and search of the athlete’s Bianca Williams in their family car in W9, maybe it is time for them…