Ealing History

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John Quincy Adams, who became the 6th president of the US, lived in Ealing between 1815 and 1817. His detailed diary of this time is a fascinating read for local residents. A book with extracts from the diaries has just … 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

Michael Barnes

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Michael Barnes, a founder member of the Society, died earlier this year. He worked as a surveyor for the Church Commissioners but found time to set up the Society in the late 1960s, and was our chairman for about 10 … Continued

Pitzhanger Progress

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The Walpole Friends AGM on 29 September was very welcoming, positive and enlightening. Helen Walker, the Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery Manager, talked about the major restoration project which is about to start. Construction and refurbishment will take place between October … Continued

Judy Harris

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Our wonderful hard working Secretary, Judy Harris, died on 15 August. Judy’s career in planning made her an extremely useful member of the Society’s Executive Committee. She had worked in planning policy at Ealing Council and had been involved in … 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

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