Launch of CIL Funds Consultation

Marylebone Forum has developed a short survey about allocation of CIL funds, to be launched at Marylebone Christmas Lights Switch On. If you live, work or study here, have your say on local priorities to spend £670k CIL funds. The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a tax that local authorities charge developers for infrastructure needs arising from new developments. As a designated Forum, Marylebone Forum has an advisory role to Westminster City Council on the allocation of 15% of CIL funds in Marylebone. To date, £4.5m has been collected from new developments, so the Forum can advise on the allocation of £670k towards local projects (which must meet WCC criteria for funding). The Forum has launched a short online survey to understand community priorities. The survey will run online for 12 weeks from 14 November. Hard copies are available – please use the Contact page to request. The Forum will be circulating the survey through local amenity societies, business groups, places of worship, schools etc to encourage the widest local participation possible. Please complete the survey and encourage your colleagues and neighbours to do so...

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WCC City Plan launched

The long-awaited WCC City Plan has been launched for consultation. Marylebone Forum Committee will meet on 6 Dec to review contents to see what opportunities will exist for our own neighbourhood planning policies. WCC consultation closes on Dec 21. Please do have a look at the City Plan at www.westminster.gov.uk/cityplan2040. You can respond directly to WCC at planningpolicy@westminster.gov.uk, or share your thoughts by contacting Marylebone Forum at...

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WCC plans for Oxford St launched

Following WCC’s change of policy over the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street, after responding to concerns about the impact on the wider area, WCC launch their new strategy for the area. Marylebone Forum will meet on 6 Dec to review and respond. WCC consultation closes on 16 December. Please have a look at the plans at  www.osd.london which includes a survey for your thoughts and...

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Marylebone Forum to resume

Marylebone Forum is to resume, in anticipation of the publication of the new Westminster City Plan, expected September 2018. The next Forum Committee meeting will take place in late September, to discuss our response to the policies in the new draft WCC City Plan, which will determine what opportunities will be available for our own Neighbourhood Plan...

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AGM Notice – 17th April 2018

Dear Marylebone Resident/ Worker/ Local Business/Forum Member, You are cordially invited to attend the AGM of the Marylebone Forum which will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 17th in the Crypt of the St. Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road, NW1 5LT. The AGM meeting has been re-scheduled due to the severe weather on February 28th that resulted in very low attendance. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect your Forum Committee members and Officers and to inform you about the progress the Forum Committee has made to date and more importantly to hear from you! It will provide an opportunity for you to hear about the Mayor’s plan for Oxford Street and other is- sues that will affect greater Marylebone. It will also provide an opportunity to engage directly with Committee members and to ask questions about the Forum and matters arising. We welcome applications for positions on the Forum Committee. All nominations should be sent to me at: kcthedean@gmail.com before April 9th 2018. Marylebone Forum Ltd AGM 18 Agenda Proposed Marylebone Forum Ltd Committee 2018/19 Please come and support your Forum, and encourage others who live or work in the area to do so as well. Best regards, Kevin Coyne Chairman Marylebone Neighbourhood Forum...

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