Labour councillors in Westminster want local government to have the power to stop noisy demolition and construction work during lockdown

Construction workers on site.

Labour councillors in Westminster have called on the government to give local councils the power to stop non-urgent, noisy demolition and construction work during lockdown. "In recent weeks, many residents across the City of Westminster have written to their elected representatives -- Councillors and MPs -- to raise concerns about often non-urgent noisy construction works …

Great Portland Estates to show redevelopment plans for Royal Mail depot

By News Reporters Great Portland Estates (GPE) will next week reveal outline plans to redevelop the Royal Mail delivery centre between Rathbone Place and Newman Street to create a mixed-use development of retail, office and residential on the 2.3 acre site to the north of Oxford Street. The plans will also include proposals to create …