Westminster Council puts its foot down against Oxford Street pedestrianisation


London mayor Sadiq Khan’s election pledge to pedestrianise Oxford Street has been stamped out by Westminster Council. The London council, which owns the capital’s famous shopping street, said it has listened to the views of local residents and businesses and ruled out full-scale pedstrianisation as an option. However, it added that “doing nothing” to improve the retail area is also not an option, and urges a rethink of the whole strategy. Westminster councillor Nickie Aiken said: “We are now working […]