As recommended by David Sycamore of Westminster City Council Licensing and Councillor Glenys Roberts, we have been keeping a log of problems.
Please email your photos to Gordon and he’ll upload them here.
The video log can be found -> here <-
Photos, each 45 minutes apart, from Thursday 22 Sep 2016.
Clearly no attempt is made to make the footpath passable or to prevent customers from sitting, leaning and drinking on neighbour’s doors.
7. Beer drinking on a neighbours step at 11.15pm (video here)
Chairs are often removed from inside the pub and used outside.
Friday 23 September 2016
Thursday 25 August 2016
The permitted boundary limits are ignored.
The plan of the outside drinking area, as approved by WCC in June 2014, clearly indicates that the barriers should be to the pub side of the bollard (red circle on plan):
Photos from Friday 22 Sept 2016 show that the barriers are used to extend the drinking area significantly past the bollard. It would be hard to push a pram or wheelchair down the resulting narrow passageway:
Despite it being a condition of approval, the barriers are not in regular use.
Here are four consecutive days from August:
And finally… a miscellaneous selection of photos submitted by neighbours.
Langham Street, Wednesday 21 September 2016
Middleton Place, 21 Sept 2016
Middleton Place, 16 Sept 2016
Middleton Place, 15 Sept 2016
Middleton Place, 14 Sept 2016
Middleton Place, 13 Sept 2016
Middleton Place, 9 Sept 2016
– a favourite: barriers up, no one inside them!
Middleton Place, 25th August 2016 at 8.45pm