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

Our latest plaque

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A new green plaque was installed in October. It commemorates Ralph Downes (1904-1993) an organist, organ designer and music teacher. Although he was born in Derby, he lived at 9 Elm Crescent W5 for much of his life.  He was … Continued

Country house to town house

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Fortunately it was good weather on Saturday 14 October when a group of Society members and friends set off to walk between Pitzhanger Manor and the Soane Museum, “In the Footsteps of John Soane”. Josette Bishop, who had organised the … 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