New London Plan

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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, published a new draft London Plan at the end of November 2017 which is open for consultation until early March 2018. When adopted at the end of 2019 it will replace the old London … Continued

Planning applications

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During the period between mid November 2017 and mid January 2018 our Environment Committee examined 14 planning applications in all parts of the Borough, and considered parts of the draft New London Plan. The Committee expressed concern about the overbearing … Continued

Disposal of Victoria Hall

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The Council has plans to dispose of Ealing Town Hall to a hotel operator called Mastcraft. It would retain the east end of the building, including the Council Chamber, for civic purposes. Part of the sale would include the Victoria … Continued

Massive majority for Local Plan

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The result of the referendum into the Central Ealing Neighbourhood Plan (CENP), announced on 13 October, is a resounding vote in favour of the plan being adopted by the Council. The figures [table below] show a decisive result in favour of … Continued

It’s our golden anniversary!

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This year Ealing Civic Society celebrates its 50th anniversary. The story starts early in 1967 when two local residents decided that a new amenity group was needed for Ealing. Challenges were expected to arise from proposals for local government reorganisation … Continued

Planning

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Our Environment Committee looked at 25 planning applications to Ealing Council between April and July 2017. They supported the redevelopment of the Twyford Abbey site for use as a secondary and sixth form school, with some reservations. They objected to … Continued

Cinema site

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There is to be a public exhibition about proposed developments at the cinema site on Saturday 20 May between 1PM and 4PM. The development (by St George) already has planning permission and will comprise a Picturehouse cinema, homes, restaurants and … Continued

Planning inquiry cancelled!

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Save Ealing’s Centre has received a letter from The Planning Inspectorate dated 5 May informing them that the planning inquiry due to start on 9 May has been cancelled. This is because Benson Elliot (the developers) have just completed the sale … Continued