Our Latest Plaque Unveiled

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Fred Perry, the 1936 British Wimbledon Tennis Champion, was celebrated on 16 June when an Ealing Civic Society Plaque was unveiled at the Brentham Club. Roger Draper, Chief Executive of the Lawn Tennis Association, and John Gallagher, Ealing’s mayor, are … Continued

Question Mark Over Arcadia

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Ireland’s National Asset Management Company (NAMA – the so-called Irish ‘bad’ bank) has requested that administrators should be appointed for Irish developer Glenkerrin’s UK properties, including the Arcadia site in Ealing. This means that the site would be placed on … Continued

Westel House (32 Uxbridge Road)

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This 1960s Richard Seifert building was subject to a planning application which involved demolition and the building of a 9 storey hotel, 2 tall residential blocks (up to 21 storeys) and a block of 9 storey affordable housing behind. In … Continued

Local Development Framework

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A major consultation exercise on the Local Development Framework (LDF) which is intended to guide development in Ealing for the years up to 2026 was carried out in late 2010. The LDF consists of a suite of plans and other … Continued

Ex-Empire Cinema

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Building activity at the cinema site started just before Christmas when unsightly piles of rubble from the demolition were levelled. But our excitement was quickly deflated when we learned that Empire Cinemas were planning to build a temporary car park … Continued

Acton Town Hall Site

A report to progress new facilities on the Acton Town Hall site was approved by Ealing Council’s Cabinet in November 2010. The proposals include a 25m swimming pool, training pool, fitness suite, community facilities, library, day-care facilities and satellite office … Continued

Hanger Lane Houses

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Genesis Homes withdrew their previous planning application in 2009 to demolish three houses in Hanger Lane and two in Madeley Road. Instead, they consulted the Society and local residents in 2010 over a revised plan which would include retention of … Continued

St Mary’s Square Lighting

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St Mary’s Square has no street lighting other than that from nearby street lamps in St Mary’s Road. The society has proposed that one of the surplus cast-iron columns from elsewhere in Ealing should be restored and reinstalled at this … Continued