Latest planning applications

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The Society’s Environment Committee looks at all planning applications in the Borough and sends objections or support to the Council. Our latest comments concern the following developments: Holiday Inn London West, 4 Portal Way, Acton, W3 6RT Demolition of all … Continued

In the footsteps of Soane (again)

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On Saturday 22 June Society members and others set off from Pitzhanger Manor and walked the 8.7 miles to the wonderful Soane Museum in Lincolns Inn Fields. This was a walk John Soane regularly undertook, travelling between his country house … Continued

New plaque now in place

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Our Ada Lovelace plaque, which was unveiled in the Town Hall on 9 May, is now up. It has been erected on the side wall of Grimshaw Estate Agents W5 3LD, on the corner of Fordhook Avenue and Uxbridge Road. … Continued

In the Footsteps of Soane

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On Civic Day, Saturday 22 June, we are planning a repeat of our walk from Pitzhanger Manor to the Soane Museum in Holborn. This is a walk which John Soane regularly undertook, between his country and town houses. See the … Continued


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We do a considerable amount of work scrutinising major planning applications in the Borough. This is a selection of recent responses which we have submitted to the Council. Grand Junction Arms, Western Road, Southall, UB2 5JU  Construction of attached four … Continued

Summer newsletter

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Members of the Society will have received the latest newsletter delivered to their inbox.  Our Acting Chairman, Ann Chapman, surveys and summarises the current state of play with regard to the development of the Town Hall, Perceval House, the Hoover … Continued

30 years of Awards

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2019 is the 30th anniversary of the annual Ealing Civic Society Awards for excellent new design projects in the Borough. A complete archive is available in the Awards section of our website. Over the years we’ve given awards for stunning … Continued

Ada Lovelace

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The Society’s annual John Delafons lecture was dedicated to the Victorian mathematician Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron and Anne Isabella Milbanke. As a girl she lived in Fordhook House, near the Common. Professor Ursula Martin, a scholar from Wadham … Continued


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In the past few months we have continued our work of looking at all new planning applications in the Borough and submitted responses to the Council on many. Here are a few detailed examples of our work: Step Aside, Edgehill … Continued

Ada Lovelace event

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All are welcome to the Town Hall on Thursday 9 May at 19.30 to witness the unveiling of a plaque for Ada Lovelace, the mathematician and computer pioneer.  Ada lived and was married in Ealing in 1835 at Fordhook, the … Continued