THURSDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2020 6-8PM
IMPORTANT: UNFORTUNATELY THIS MEETING HAS TO BE HELD BY ZOOM. IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, YOU MUST EMAIL US AT INFO@FITZWEST.ORG BY 4PM ON WEDNESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER AND WE WILL SEND YOU THE NECESSARY LINK, PASSWORD AND DOCUMENTS.
6.00pm Welcome, report on recent work and invitation to join.
6.15pm Minutes of last AGM
6.20pm Update on the Neighbourhood Plan. Nick Bailey. Q&A.
6.30pm Guest speaker. Chris Martin from Urban Movement: Creating a low traffic neighbourhood in Fitzrovia West. Q&A.
7.10pm Elections to the Executive. Three members of the Executive will be standing down and presenting themselves for re-election: Gwilym Harbottle, Ian Johnstone and Chris Shaw.
7.20pm Presentation of accounts. Yoram Blumann.
7.25pm AOB and further Q&A.
Please come to our Exhibition and AGM on 13 May 2019 at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, 25 Howland Street: https://www.sainsburywellcome.org/web/content/contact-us.
The Exhibition: from 2.30pm (note the new start time)
We’ll be presenting the latest Draft Neighbourhood Plan,(https://fitzwest.org/draft-plan/) some of our local greening projects including developments on Riding House Street and proposals for Market Place and suggestions about how to spend local CIL money (for CIL see the link below).
The Plan will help shape Fitzwest’s built environment and urban realm. This is your last chance to influence the draft before it goes out to formal consultation, so please comment if you can.
Members of the Executive will be available to answer questions and you will be able to express your views via a questionnaire. If you can’t come please answer the questionnaire (on the website soon). All views expressed will be carefully considered and our responses will be recorded in a consultation document.
The AGM: from 6pm
6.00pm Welcome. Report on our recent work and invitation to join (you need to be a member to take part in the AGM – if you know anyone who would like to join please feel free to forward this email and draw their attention to “How to join the Forum” below).
6.15pm Latest Draft Neighbourhood Plan(https://fitzwest.org/draft-plan/). Summary of key points and procedure going forward. Q&A. We will be inviting all 6 local ward councillors and relevant Westminster Council officers.
Lucas van der Steen WCC liaison Neighbourhood Planning will be there to answer questions.
6.30pm Air Quality. Adam Webber from Westminster City Council on how the council is aiming to improve local air quality. Q&A.
7.10pm Elections to the Executive. The Executive manages the day to day activity of Forum under the direction of you, the members. Any member can stand, so feel free to do so. If you send us a brief bio. in advance of the meeting we’ll circulate it. Three members of the Executive will be standing down and presenting themselves for re-election: Nick Bailey, Sharon Banoff and Barbara Corr.
7.20 Presentation of accounts.
7.25 AOB and further opportunity for Q&A
We look forward to seeing you on 13 May.
How to join the Forum
Membership is free and is open to anyone who lives, works in or runs a business in the Neighbourhood Area (see the map at https://fitzwest.org/fitzwest-area-map/).
People can join at the Exhibition/AGM or online at any time: https://fitzwest.org/become-a-member/.
Notes of the last AGM:
Details of Executive Members: https://fitzwest.org/meeting-notes/executive/
On Monday 11th January 2016
Getty Image Gallery
46 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W 8DX
Between 11.00am and 8.00pm
We look forward to seeing everyone at the exhibition which will;
- Introduce newbies to the Neighbourhood Plan Process
- Outline what has happened so far
- Present the findings of our consultations, in particular the issues you told us were important
- Present the solutions and policies that might provide options for dealing with the important issues
- Seek your views and ideas
- Present a road map of what happens next
In addition we shall be holding a briefing for press, politicians, landowners, business and developers who have an interest in the area. If you know someone who you feel should be invited to the briefing please send us their details via our email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are grateful to the management of the Getty Image Gallery for their support.
Those who attend will be able to pick up a free three D map of the area drawn especially for us by the artist Lydia Bevan.
© Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum Map Drawn by Lydia Bevan Hand Drawn Maps
We are holding another exhibition on Monday 11th January 2016, at the Getty Gallery Eastcastle Street from 11.00am to 8.00pm, where our draft policies and priorities will be exhibited. Keep the date free in your diary. We’d like as many people as possible to come along and give us their views.
More information will be published here soon.