Bayswater is on the western edge of the City of Westminster. It is bordered to the north by Westbourne, Lancaster Gate to the south and Hyde Park to the east. The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea borders Bayswater to the west.

The ward is currently represented by two Conservative councillors; Richard Elcho and Emily Payne, as well as a Labour Councillor. 

In May, Richard and Emily are standing down. The Conservative candidates in the election to replace them and win the ward’s third seat are Anna Askew, Iain Bott and Henry Shelford.