King Boris

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About 75 people attended our Annual Lecture on 6 June. The speaker was our President, Professor Sir Peter Hall, an Ealing resident and a leading figure in urban and regional town planning for over 50 years. His talk was called … Continued

The Civic Movement

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Tony Burton, until recently the Director of Civic Voice, was the main speaker at our AGM on 24 April. Ealing Civic Society is a member of Civic Voice which was estalished in 2009 following the closure of the Civic Trust. … Continued

Our Latest Plaque

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Our new Winnie the Pooh plaque was unveiled on 14 March by Shirley Harrison, author of a recent book about the famous bear. The plaque was erected on the Victorian east wing of The Elms, a fine grade II* listed … Continued

Local Development Framework

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The Inspector’s report on the hearing into Ealing’s LDF Core Strategy is now available with an appendix of minor changes. It concludes that the Strategy provides an appropriate basis for the planning of the Borough over the next 15 years … Continued

Local Development Framework

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The Inspector’s report on the hearing into Ealing’s LDF Core Strategy is now available with an appendix of minor changes. It concludes that the Strategy provides an appropriate basis for the planning of the Borough over the next 15 years … Continued

Arcadia Site

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The Society (along with Save Ealing’s Centre) met several prospective developers of the Arcadia site at the end of 2011. The site has been in the hands of the administrators, Grant Thornton, since the demise of Glenkerrin Ltd in 2010. … Continued

Still No Start On Empire

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Planning permission for “nonmaterial” amendments to their previous application was granted to Empire Cinemas in late 2011. Empire’s Chief Executive, Justin Ribbons, told the Ealing Gazette at the time that they would “soon be able to commence work” on a … Continued

Neighbourhood Planning

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Under the Government’s localism agenda, communities will be encouraged to develop neighbourhood plans for their own areas. The Society, working with Save Ealing’s Centre (SEC), has approached the Council with a view to drawing up proposals for central Ealing. It … Continued

Local Development Framework

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The Society attended most days of the examination in public in November 2011. We were particularly keen to see reductions in housing targets along the Uxbridge road corridor and strengthen the weak safeguards for the historic environment, particularly in Ealing’s … Continued