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July 2019

The second stage of the public consultation ended on 28 May and again over 60% of the people responding to the official online survey who lived in the amended area for the proposed parish said YES to the creation of a town council in Spitalfields & Banglatown.

Tower Hamlets finished its consultation and in July it decided not to set up a town council in Spitalfields.

May 2019

The second stage of public consultations by Tower Hamlets Council is now underway and will end on 28 May 2019.

Anyone who is interested in what happens in Spitalfields & Banglatown is entitled to take part.

March 2019

The Community Governance Review Petition calling for the creation of a town council in Spitalfields was submitted on the 23rd July 2018. It contained 324 valid petitioners. Tower Hamlets has now begun a statutory twelve-month Community Governance Review which will end in July 2019.

The first stage of the public consultation ended on 31 December 2018 and 61% of the people responding to the official online survey who lived in the area of the proposed parish said YES to the creation of a town council in Spitalfields & Banglatown.

The Neighbourhood Forum welcomes the Community Governance Review currently taking place and will respect the recommendations of that review - whatever they are. The decision on community governance arrangements is now in the hands of local people.

To learn more about the town council campaign please visit their website: www.towncouncilcampaign.org