Westminster City Council

The pub was bulldozed without permission in April

Demolished pub

Public inquiry to be launched for demolished pub

By Emily Sutherland

An appeal into the illegal bulldozing of Maida Vale’s Carlton Tavern will heard in public, despite developers CLTX Ltd desire for it to be heard behind closed doors.

The Star in St John’s Wood closed without warning last month

Councils urged to play by ACV rules following delays

By Ellie Bothwell

Licensees and pub campaigners have urged local councils to play by the rules when it comes to responding to applications to list pubs as assets of community value (ACV), as the future of outlets in the capital are increasingly threatened by developers.

Pubs would have to be marketed for at least a year before changing use

Westminster proposes pub protection policy

By Ruth Williams

Pubs in central London will have to be marketed for at least a year before a developer can change its use, if Westminster City Council’s proposal for a new planning policy is rubberstamped.