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Local Links

We’re always on the look-out for new sources of local information that we think are of use or interest.  As and when we find such links, we’ll add them to this page.

Please note – Unless otherwise stated, we do not represent, endorse or promote any of the services, information or views you might find on any of these external sites, but are simply aiming to provide you with better access to freely available public information, that may be of general interest to local people working, living or visiting our ward.


City of London

There’s loads of useful information on, although unfortuately it’s not always the easiest of websites to navigate.

Noise Disturbance If you are being disturbed by noise happening now or if you would like help or advice call City of London Pollution Control Team on 020 7606 3030, or email   Further details are on the City of London website.

Licensing – View current licensing applications.

Planning – View or comment on planning applications.

Streetworks – Find out who is digging up the road, when and why.

Love the Square Mile – A quick and easy way to report ‘environmental issues’ such as litter, potholes or graffiti.

Calendar of meetings – View a schedule of all the meetings that are being held, almost all of which are at Guildhall and are open to the public.

Calendar of events – View a list of all sorts of activities across the City.


City Police

City Police has recently launched their new website.

Sign-up for the Email Alerts Service.

Dial 999 in an emergency
Dial 101 in a non-emergency
General enquiry telephone & City Police Control Room  020 7601 2222​

General enquiry

Nearest Police Station​​


Other links

Crossrail – information on the Farringdon Station currently being built in our ward, along with other local news.  Sign-up for news on the Station. and take a look at the Near You page for information on progress of the tunnel, as well as local work around Smithfield.

Farringdon Ward Club – a social club that holds regular meetings in the City of London.  Hon.Secretary Alex Bain-Stewart CC.

New Ludgate – imformation on the buildings currently under construction on Ludgate Hill and Old Bailey.

Barts Square – details of the proposed redevelopment of Little Britain and Bartholomew Close

Smithfield Quarter – just outside the Ward, the site provides information on the proposed redevelopment of the former General Market, Fish Market and Red House buildings of Smithfield.


Also, don’t forget to take a look at the Livery Companies that are based in our Ward.


Page created & written by Graeme Smith CC


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