Victoria Hall

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Campaigners are urging Ealing residents to reject a scheme proposed by the Charity Commission which would pave the way for the Council to lease Victoria Hall as part of its Town Hall deal with a hotel operator. The Victoria Hall … Continued

Victoria Hall

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Victoria Hall is the large public building behind Ealing Town Hall. It was built in the 1880s with money raised by public subscription for use by local people, and it is owned by a charitable trust.  It is Ealing’s largest … Continued

Ealing in 50 Buildings

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A new book on Ealing has just been published: Ealing in 50 Buildings, by Paul Howard Lang and Jonathan Oates. It is published by Amberley (£14.99) and available in local bookshops. The authors are both local and former librarians, and … Continued

2019 Award ceremony

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The Society’s 30th Award Ceremony took place on 23 October at the University of West London. It was tough on the 7 other shortlisted entries that they were up against the stunning Pitzhanger Manor restoration which has already been given … Continued

Plaque for Nicky Hopkins

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Nicky Hopkins is often called rock’s greatest session musician. He was born in Perivale in 1944 and spent part of his childhood at 38 Jordan Road. He died aged 50. On 19 October Nicky’s widow, Moira Hopkins, unveiled Ealing Civic … Continued

Planning

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The Society’s Environment Committee comments on all significant planning applications. These are recent responses which we have submitted to the Council from the last 2 committee meetings: 208 Western Avenue, London, W3 6ED (193574FUL)    Clearance of the existing site with … Continued

Hoover building

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Ealing Planning Committee have voted decisively (9-2 with 2 abstentions) against the proposed Wiltern development behind the Hoover Building in Perivale on the grounds of the visual impact of the development on the Grade II* listed building, the paucity of … Continued

Plaque for Nicky Hopkins

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The Society’s first commemorative plaque in Perivale will be unveiled on Saturday 19 October. The plaque is in memory of Nicky Hopkins, a keyboard player and legendary session musician who worked with the Beatles, the Who, the Rolling Stones, Jefferson … Continued

Liveable Neighbourhoods

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TfL announced in 2017 £114 million of funding to improve local environments across London through their ‘Liveable Neighbourhoods’  programme. The programme provides funding for boroughs to make changes to streets which contribute to improved conditions for walking, cycling and public … Continued

Deadline coming up!

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The deadline for nominating new buildings, conversions or landscape garden projects for our 2019 annual award for good design is 16 September. You can download the nomination form here or just email info@ealingcivicsociety.org for a Word version. Look at our … Continued