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

Tribute to Peter Hall

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Michael Hebbert, Professor of Town Planning at UCL, gave a wonderfully entertaining lecture on 2 June in memory of Peter Hall, our President until he died last year. When he was 6 Peter was able to draw the tube network … Continued

Sports Hub Plans

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Proposals for a new sports hub at Gunnersbury have been unveiled. The hub will be located on the old bowling green near the car park area. It will comprise a multi-use sports hall with a café, changing rooms, showers and … Continued

9-42 The Broadway

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About 70 people came along to our AGM on 28 April to hear Paul Appleton, architect with Allies and Morrison, talk about the major development which is planned for the large area between the Broadway, the train line and Ealing … Continued

Historic Acton

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We regularly comment on planning applications from across the Borough. Recently there have been a number of applications for changes to historic buildings in Acton. For example, we have objected to an application to demolish the locally listed Chatsworth Pub … Continued

Centre Plans

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British Land have unveiled their latest plans for the Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre at an exhibition on 29 November 2014. You can download the plans via their website here and send in your feedback. They will be submitting a planning … Continued

Crossrail Plans Approved

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Following criticisms of the orginal designs for Ealing Broadway Crossrail Station, new designs have now been approved by the planning committee. The ticket hall will be much larger and will include 4 new lifts to the platforms from street level … Continued


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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

Building in Gardens

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The Society is very concerned about the increasing amount of building in back gardens. Protection under the Unitary Development Plan (UDP) which existed until 10 December 2013 has now been lost and the risk of developers stepping in has increased … Continued