New plaque unveiled

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The latest Ealing Civic Society plaque was unveiled at our AGM on 10th April 2018, by the Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Simon Woodroffe. It commemorates Charles Jones, the first Borough Architect.  It will be installed at his former home, 5 Windsor … Continued

Town Hall history

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Following our AGM on 10 April, Ealing’s last Borough Architect, Gavin Leonard, gave a talk about Ealing’s first Borough Architect, the Victorian polymath Charles Jones. Jones was responsible for designing the town hall, which despite being only Grade ll listed, … Continued

New plaque

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Our latest plaque will be unveiled by the Mayor at the Town Hall on Tuesday 10 April. The plaque will be to commemorate Charles Jones (1830-1913), Ealing’s first Borough Architect and Engineer. Jones was in post for 50 years and … Continued

Spring newsletter

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Download our latest newsletter here. Read more about the London Plan and its implications for Ealing, the Victoria Hall consultation, Filmworks, exciting developments at Gunnersbury and our views on major recent planning applications. There are reports on some of our … Continued

More trees at Gunnersbury

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About 700 new trees have been planted at Gunnersbury over the winter. Four of them were donated by Ealing Civic Society to celebrate our 50th anniversary last year. They are silver limes planted on the north side of the park, … Continued

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

2017 Awards

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Our annual awards for good design in the Borough were presented this year by Steve Pound MP. Fortunately he has overcome his initial prejudice against architects which was instilled in him by his mother, mainly on the grounds that they … Continued