Big Conservation Conversation

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Paul Bedwell, a Civic Voice Trustee and town planner, gave us an informative and challenging talk on 11 July entitled 50 years of conservation areas. The 1967 Civic Amenities Act marked the beginning of these “areas of special architectural or … Continued

50th anniversary newsletter

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Our 50th anniversary newsletter has just come out. It’s a bumper 8 page issue with pieces about the history and development of the Society as well as updates on our current concerns and recent events. Download it from our Newsletter … Continued

Our 2017 Award

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Every year we shortlist new architecture, including renovations, and newly designed landscapes for our annual Award which celebrates good design in all parts of the Borough. So if you know of any project which you think might qualify please download … Continued

50th anniversary lecture

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2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Ealing Civic Society as well as of the Civic Amenities Act 1967 and the establishment of the first conservation area in Stamford, Lincolnshire. To mark the 50th anniversary of both events, we will be … Continued

Pitzhanger on target

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Over 70 people enjoyed a wonderful talk by Georgina Nayler, Deputy Chair of Pitzhanger Manor Trust, on 23 May. She described the painstaking work being done to restore John Soane’s country home, Ealing’s only Grade 1 listed building. The aim … 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

Transforming Pitzhanger

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The John Delafons Lecture this year will be about Ealing’s wonderful Pitzhanger Manor. The speaker will be Georgina Nayler, Deputy Chair of Pitzhanger Manor Trust. She will be describing the restoration which has been ongoing since early 2015 when the Manor closed … Continued