It’s been a busy start to 2017 in the City. In addition to attending Committee meetings in the Guildhall, I have also been meeting businesses in Tower ward hearing how they are preparing for the Brexit negotiations which are due to start in March. Here are some the other highlights from the last month.
In January I visited our Library and Community Centre on Artizan Street which has everything from toddler groups to pilates and life drawing happening at the centre. It’s just outside Tower Ward on the other side of Aldgate. Later in the month I visited the City Information Centre by St Paul’s, a great resource for visitors and workers alike. They have a range of London souvenirs which are well worth checking out. The City of London Corporation certainly supports a very wide range of resources for residents, workers and visitors.
I attended the reception to mark the re-opening of Tower Bridge with fellow Tower Common Councilmen James Tumbridge and Marianne Fredericks. Chairman of Planning and Transportation Chris Hayward thanked all those involved with the essential maintenance works which were completed a week ahead of schedule in December. Thanks to residents and local businesses for your understanding during this time.
At the end of January it was great to see so many residents and workers in Tower Ward at our annual reception, kindly hosted by Reignwood Investments Ltd and the Four Seasons Hotel. Deputy Roger Chadwick, Marianne Fredericks, James Tumbridge and I really value these informal opportunities to keep in touch with old friends and welcome new comers to Tower Ward.