Crackdown on delivery apps in Westminster as residents complain about noisy mopeds

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first_imgFood at the Michelin-starred Tamarind in Mayfair, London. It is one of the upmarket restaurants which have begun to use delivery apps.  The rise of apps such as Deliveroo allows diners to eat gourmet food in the comfort of their own homes.  But that could be in jeopardy after one council said it will change its planning rules following noise complaints from well-heeled residents. Westminster City Council says congregating moped drivers are causing a disturbance to locals – and it plans to crack down on restaurants who are branching out into home delivery. It says it has 3,000 restaurants in the space of just a few miles and needs to limit the number of delivery drivers to preserve the peace and prevent “traffic chaos”.The refined taste of west Londoners mean the change won’t only affect fast food joints as several top restaurants have also begun making home deliveries, including at least one Michelin-starred chef. The change, which is due to be implemented in the spring, means that restaurants who frequently make deliveries, to the extent that they are no longer a “secondary use”, will have to apply for planning permission to allow them to continue. They would also have to show that they are working to minimise disruption in local neighbourhoods, and could face enforcement action if they fail to comply. Westminster City Council cabinet member for planning and public realm Cllr Daniel Astaire said: “We have nearly 3,000 restaurants in Westminster and the council needs policies to keep up with new technology, ensuring that areas can cope with the increased demand for food deliveries. Left unchecked this will create traffic chaos. Manager Shoaib Malik told The Telegraph it does only a handful of deliveries every evening and the drivers carry out their work “discreetly”. “We probably get one or two orders throughout the night, and the one in Soho as well, so I don’t know where you’re going to get groups of people have a meeting. “That could only happen in very congested areas in central London. I personally haven’t encountered it,” he said. “If that is effected, then maybe a lot of restaurants will suffer but I don’t think it will affect us.”Upmarket delivery company Supper, which delivers Tamarind’s food as well as other top restaurants in Westminster such as Korean restaurant Koba, said it has a different model to other delivery apps. “These apps provide a fantastic service and we understand that for every delivery driver there is a customer. It is a popular, much needed service but we can’t allow the city to be swarmed with delivery drivers.“We already make effective use of our planning powers. Having a policy will strengthen our hand in managing the flow of deliveries in the city, tackling noise disturbances and anti-social behaviour.”Among the top restaurants which has branched out into home delivery is Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Tamarind, in Mayfair, and its sister restaurant Tamarind Kitchen in Soho.  “Our drivers being employed by us have a base to come back to, so do not congregate on street corners or cause a public nuisance, particularly in Westminster,” said a spokesman. “I’m not sure this new ruling will affect us immediately, but I guess it will be a further barrier for restaurants wanting to work with us going forward,” he said. A spokeswoman for UberEats said it was unaware of the proposals but would “welcome the opportunity to meet with Westminster City Council to discuss how we can work together to support local businesses and address any concerns they have”. Deliveroo was also contacted for comment.  Food at the Michelin-starred Tamarind in Mayfair, London. It is one of the upmarket restaurants which have begun to use delivery apps. Credit:IAN JONES Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img

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