Westminster Council paves the way with new recycled roads

Westminster City Council and FM Conway has completed a carbon-neutral initiative in Elmfield Way, Westminster, using 92% recycled materials for a new road surface, the highest percentage ever used on a UK road. In collaboration with the council, FM Conway upgraded the road and footways using low-carbon techniques, resulting in a 78% total carbon saving, […]

School Streets to be made permanent in Westminster

Westminster City Council has taken the decision to make School Streets permanent following an 18-month trial. The council launched School Streets trials at a number of schools in Westminster in January 2022. The scheme aims to create safer spaces around schools during school drop-off and collection times, to encourage pupils to walk, cycle and scoot […]

New map of Westminster shows environmental impacts hitting poorest

A new mapping tool developed by Westminster City Council shows that families living in some of the more deprived communities in the city face the largest number of environmental risks. The council is the first local authority to produce an interactive Environmental Justice Measure of this kind, mapping the city’s environmental conditions and deprivation together. […]

Expansion of ULEZ will help improve air quality in Westminster

Cllr Paul Dimoldenberg, Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality at Westminster City Council has written to Transport for London (TfL) in support of its proposed expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which if approved will stretch across all of Greater London.   Cllr Dimoldenberg has also expressed his support of the […]

Smogmobile visits Westminster to raise awareness of air pollution

A cutting-edge ‘Smogmobile’ will be visiting Westminster for London Climate Action Week to raise awareness of air pollution and to discourage idling in the city. Westminster Council’s Smart City and Climate Emergency teams have partnered with Enviro Technology, who have created a mobile air quality monitoring lab which can track emissions in real time both inside and […]

Westminster Bridge cycle lanes become permanent

Transport for London’s plans to install permanent barriers to block off cycle lanes on Westminster Bridge have been approved by the two affected Boroughs either side of the Thames. Community website London-SE1 reports that both the City of Westminster and Lambeth councils have approved the application for listed building consent for the proposed new layout. […]

Westminster City Council reaches landmark with installation of 1,000 EV charging points

Westminster City Council and Siemens have installed more than 1,000 on-street Electric Vehicle Charging Points in the City, making Westminster the first local authority in the UK to reach this milestone. The council, working in partnership with Siemens GB&I, installed the 1,000th EV charging point in April 2021 and are on track to deliver another 500 […]


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