New Cinema

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Following an inquiry in April, Ealing Council has now been granted a compulsory purchase order by the Secretary of State. You can read the letter from the Secretary of State here, the full report here, and the addendum here. This … Continued

Crossrail

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Crossrail trains are expected to run in the central London section from end 2018 and to Ealing Broadway and beyond from 2019. Designs for Acton Mainline station are expected to include new footbridges and lifts. Work is expected to start … Continued

Confused by Planning Policy?

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There have recently been many changes in planning policy and guidance at national, regional and local level. ECS members Robert Gurd and Anthony Lewis and the Council’s Conservation Officer Rosemarie Wakelin have produced a “signposting” reference guide to the most … Continued

Dr Edith Whetnall

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Thanks to the energy and persistence of Josette Bishop and funding from Ealing Council we have finally got a Society plaque for a distinguished woman. Dr Peter McKelvie, a retired surgeon from the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, … Continued

Cinema Update

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Most of our members will know that the cinema site opposite the Town Hall is the subject of a compulsory purchase order (CPO). The CPO was promoted by the Council but financed by Land Securities, their development partner for the … Continued

Cinema

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Ealing could have an 8 screen Picturehouse Cinema in 2017. Land Securities agreed the deal with the art house cinema company in early July. The cinema would seat 1,000 and be the largest in the 19 strong Picturehouse Cinema network. … Continued

Local Plan

We are very disappointed with the lack of recommendations on issues raised by local people in the Inspector’s report on the Hearing into Ealing’s final stages of the Local Plan. These will soon be adopted to join the Development Strategy. … Continued

Save Warren Farm

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Ealing Civic Society is supporting the Save Warren Farm Campaign with a £1,000 donation. Warren Farm is 61 acres of Metropolitan Open Land, designated as Community Open Space within the Brent River Park, which has been used as playing fields … Continued

Neighbourhood Forums

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Ealing Council has given formal recognition to the interim neighbourhood forums for central Ealing and West Ealing Centre. This means that both CENF and WECNF are empowered to produce neighbourhood plans for their respective areas. After an official public examination, … Continued

Cinema

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The cinema site opposite the Town Hall is currently held by receivers, Allsops. They have asked the Council to delay their compulsory purchase order (CPO) for 9 months. On 23 April the Council restated its intention to press ahead with … Continued