Cllr. Nicholas Bennett JP has represented West Wickham since 2006. He is the Executive Member for Transport, Highways and Road Safety. He represents Bromley on London Councils Transport and Environment Committee.
Mark represents West Wickham Ward. He is currently a Retail Account Manager for a multi-national company and has worked in this sector for the past decade. Before this he was the owner of a Bromley Driving School for ten years. In his spare time Mark is a member of the West Wickham Safer Neighbourhood Panel, whose job it is to advise the West Wickham ward Police team about local community crime and disorder concerns, which then enables the ward Police team to decide promises and priorities which are intended to match community concerns.
Hannah Gray has been proud to represent West Wickham as a ward councillor since 2014. She grew up in East Sussex and moved to South London over 20 years ago whilst study Singing at Trinity College of Music ultimately becoming a professional Opera Singing and TV presenter. Hannah feels passionately about giving something back to the community; particularly protecting the environment along with supporting the young and the elderly within our community. She has spent time on the Care Services PDS committee, is currently on Public Protection and Safety as well as the Fostering/Adoption Panel and was delighted to be appointed Executive Assistant to Cllr Morgan portfolio holder for Renewal and Recreation.
Hayes & Coney Hall Ward Councillor, Thomas Turrell, has written to Southeastern Railways to challenge the operator about an apparent reduction in the number of carriages on its trains from Hayes to Charing Cross since the timetable change in December 2022.
Member of Parliament for the Beckenham constituency, Bob Stewart, has written to both the Managing Director of Southeastern Railways and the Secretary of State for Transport to call for the immediate reinstatement of the Cannon Street services from Hayes. This followed two emergency evacuations at London Bridge in January due to overcrowding.
Local Conservatives have criticised Labour’s record at City Hall after new figures revealed the Mayor of London has hiked Council Tax by 57% since he was elected in 2016, compared to Boris Johnsons record of cutting Council Tax during his term.
Tennis Courts across the borough are set to receive thousands of pounds worth of investment to restore the courts, improve security and enable online bookings. This is part of a £30 million nationwide investment in improving the nations tennis courts, jointly between the Department of Culture, Media, Sport & Digital and the Lawn Tennis Association.
The Conservatives have accused Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green Assembly Members of giving the Mayor of London a blank cheque on the ULEZ Extension after they voted to amend the Mayor’s Transport Strategy, paving the way for the extension, before the results of the consultation has been published. Only the Conservative Group at City Hall voted against the move.
Member of Parliament for Beckenham Bob Stewart and Councillors from across the constituency are calling on Southeastern Railways to reverse the decision to remove services to Cannon Street from the Hayes (Mid-Kent) line from the 11th December 2022.
The Government have announced that as of the 17th October 2021 the Department of Transport’s “Operator of Last Resort” (OLR) will take over the management of the London Southeastern Franchise. Tickets and services will supposedly be unaffected by this change.