Abbey Road

About the ward 

Abbey Road is the northern most ward in Westminster. It is bordered to the south east by Regent's Park, Little Venice at its most southern point, and Maida Vale to the south west. The borough of Camden borders Abbey Road to the north.

The ward is currently represented by three Conservative councillors; Peter Freeman, Lindsey Hall and Judith Warner. 

To find out more about them, you can visit their respective pages by clicking on the links below. 

Campaigns

Protect the St John's Wood community from CS-11

The Mayor of London’s plans to build Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11) cycle route from Swiss Cottage have been rejected following Westminster City Council’s successful Judicial Review. This means that TfL’s decision in the summer to proceed with the current scheme have been quashed.

People

Peter Freeman

Peter has lived in the ward for a number of years and is an active member of the local community.

Lindsey Hall

Lindsey Hall has represented the Abbey Road Ward since 2007 and has become well known for her pro-active response to issues like anti-social behaviour, noise complaints and breaches of planning conditions.

Judith Warner

Judith Warner has been a resident of and a Councillor in St Johns Wood for over 20 years. She has Chaired a number of committees including Education, Housing, and Environment, and was Cabinet Member for City Management.

News

Supporting our High Street

Once again, we are proud to support our St John's Wood retailers as well as our local St John's Wood Hospice with the amazing work they do for us in our community.

Duke of York Pub and Street Drinking Update

Following complaints from local people about out-of-control street drinking around the Duke of York Pub and Tesco's in Circus Road on Lords Match Days, we have escalated the problem with Planning Enforcement who have now brokered a new management plan which we are confident will address the probl

Abbey Road Studios update

Managing one of London's most iconic - free - tourist attractions in the heart of our residential Abbey Road Ward, will always be a challenge.

Air Quality Action Day came to NW8

Your councillors arranged for an Air Quality Action Day to be held in St John’s Wood on 14th November and were joined by local people and air quality marshals who engaged with drivers about the harmful effects of engine idling.

Tackling abuse of short-term letting

We know that most homeowners who let on a nightly basis do so within the law and maintain excellent standards. However, we also know short-term letting can cause problems for local people.

William Court Planning Application

After a lengthy round of applications, hearings, re-applications and more hearings, consent was eventually agreed for the Developer to proceed with a much-reduced project that we hope will not harm residents' quality of life or access to light. 

Street Drinking following T20 Matches at Lords

Together with our Regents Park Councillors, we are working with Lords Cricket, St John's Wood Society, the Duke of York Pub, Tesco's (Circus Road), Licensing Officers at City Hall and local residents to investigate a Licence Review following out-of-control street drinking and unsupervised crowds

20mph speed limit: have your say!

Westminster has begun a consultation on extending the 20mph zone that had been successfully trialled around schools in the Little Venice area and other parts of Westminster.