It said their fixed crime and disorder cameras were not “the most effective use” of council resources and would cease to exist from the beginning of September unless an appropriate new provider could be found.
Should you wish to call us, we will be pleased to advise you on the most suitable equipment to meet your particular needs.
The spokesman said the council wanted to direct its resources towards its front-line services, “which protect the most vulnerable in our city”.
A spokesperson for the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: “The Mayor’s first priority is keeping Londoners safe, and he is aware of these proposals.
“London has the highest average core spending power per household of anywhere in England,” he said.
“Westminster City Council will receive nearly £800m over the next four years to deliver services their residents value, while keeping council tax bills and charges for other services down”.