Soho Neighbourhood Forum Annual General Meeting 2021

Wednesday 15 December 2021 6 pm at 01 On Hopkins Street, W1F 0HS We are delighted to invite member of the Soho Neighbourhood Forum to the annual general meeting – Please remember that to be a voting member you must be a resident that lives in the Soho Neighbourhood Area or a worker in the area. Annual General Meeting with a short film about the work of the Forum, an update on CIL projects, election of the Steering Group and a Christmas Party with drinks provided by the New West End Company. Please register here. Continue reading Soho Neighbourhood Forum Annual General Meeting 2021

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Calling all Soho residents and businesses! VOTE for the Soho Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 2nd September 2021 at St Anne’s Community Hall, 55 Dean Street, W1D 6AF

The Soho Neighbourhood Plan is ready for referendum and public vote. Read the final Soho Neighbourhood Plan here. Plan for Soho; Safeguards Soho’s spirit  Supports independent businesses Places emphasis on greening and conservation Supports residential community growth Promotes walking and … Continue reading Calling all Soho residents and businesses! VOTE for the Soho Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 2nd September 2021 at St Anne’s Community Hall, 55 Dean Street, W1D 6AF

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We want to know your thoughts on improvements for Soho using the Community Interest Levy – deadline 10 July 2020

Developing our Soho Neighbourhood Plan has allowed the community to play a greater role in shaping Soho’s future by sharing ideas and building consensus about what needs to be done in the area. It will also give the community a say in how some of the funds generated by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) can be used by Westminster City Council (WCC) to spend on local projects. What is CIL? CIL is a levy on all building development projects paid to the Council. When a new building development is underway, developers pay a fee, or a ‘levy” to the council. … Continue reading We want to know your thoughts on improvements for Soho using the Community Interest Levy – deadline 10 July 2020

Great news! The draft Plan has been submitted to Westminster Council

Plan for Soho are excited and pleased to announce that the draft neighbourhood plan has now been submitted to Westminster City Council! The council will then start the processes needed to get the Plan approved and then into force. We would like to thank you to all our members, especially the Forum Steering Group for all the ideas and help in getting us this far. Soho is a very diverse area with many conflicting views which we have had to reconcile. As a business forum with strong business input and with the requirement to be in general conformity with national, … Continue reading Great news! The draft Plan has been submitted to Westminster Council

Westminster City Council New City Plan – now open for consultation until 21 December

Drum roll please…the long awaited Westminster City Plan has been published and is now open for consultation until Wednesday 21 December. This is a vital document for the development of the Soho Neighbourhood Plan, as any proposed neighbourhood policies need to align, under current planning law, with national, city (London) and local (Westminster) planning policies and frameworks. Within the City Plan are three pages dedicated to the Soho area, across pages 74-76. To review and/or download the Plan please review here.      Continue reading Westminster City Council New City Plan – now open for consultation until 21 December