Recent planning applications

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Every month our Environment Committee goes through the major planning applications submitted to Ealing Council. We send in an objection if we consider a proposed development to be unsuitable in view of its scale, density, aesthetic qualities or impact on … Continued

Manor Road scheme rejected

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An application to build a tower block at Manor Road West Ealing was refused permission at a virtual meeting of the Ealing Council planning committee on 28 October.  The controversial proposal to build a 19 storey high tower in a predominantly … Continued

2020 Award winners

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An extension and refurbishment of a private house and a new build family annex in Ealing were both commended at the Society’s virtual Awards Ceremony on 22 October. The owners and architects were presented with their virtual certificates by James … Continued

New cinema?

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The hoardings were recently removed from the façade of the new cinema in central Ealing to reveal the imposing pillars of the old Forum cinema. The Forum was opened in 1934 by Gracie Fields. It survived several owners and changes … Continued

Virtual award ceremony 22 October

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The Society aims to encourage a high standard of architecture, design and fitness for purpose in buildings and other projects throughout the borough. We have an annual award scheme for recent projects which meet our criteria for good design. We’ll … Continued

Open House Festival

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Open House London looks a little different this year. Instead, the Open House Festival is taking place 19-27 September. There is a combination of building visits, guided and self-guided walking and cycle tours, other events and an online only programme. … Continued

Autumn newsletter out

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Members will be receiving their autumn newsletter within the next few days. It contains news of our recent virtual meetings and lectures, our work on planning applications and other developments in the Borough. Our Chairman has written a summary of … Continued

2020 Award deadline soon

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Our Annual Award competition is going ahead this year in spite of Covid-19. So if you know of a project which fits with our criteria please consider encouraging the owner/designer to submit an entry before the deadline on 14 September. … Continued

Yet more towers for Ealing?

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The Society is very concerned about the threat of tower blocks springing up all over the Borough. These blocks will completely change the character of Ealing as we know it. Now is your chance to comment on 3 major planning … Continued