Iron Duke

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The Iron Duke sculpture was unveiled at Hanger Lane in early October. This is a piece of public art sponsored by TfL, with a financial contribution from Ealing Common Ward forum, as part of the Hanger Lane Bridges replacement project. … Continued

Local Gems

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This is a picture of 51 Drayton Green, which was sadly demolished in 2011, despite our protests. Mapping for Change at University College London have created an interactive community map for us showing locally and nationally listed buildings and monuments … Continued

House Extensions

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The Department of Communities and Local Government carried out a consultation on proposed changes to permitted development which ended on Christmas Eve. Ealing Civic Society objected to the proposed changes which would allow detached houses to be extended by 8m … Continued

Awards Presentation

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Our 2012 awards were presented by Tony Palmer, the television and film director and author, at the Town Hall on 27 November. Tom Jestico, from our architects’ panel, talked about the 9 shortlisted buildings and landscapes before the 3 winners … Continued

Arcadia Sold At Last

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Benson Elliot Capital Management exchanged contracts with the administrators of the Arcadia site in central Ealing on 26 October 2012. This ended a long period of uncertainty over the future of the site following the falling into administration of Glenkerrin … Continued

Empire To Start Work Soon?

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Following release by Empire Cinemas of a press notice indicating that they will soon start work on their 20 screen cinema complex in Ealing Broadway, members of the Society have met Empire and their architects to discuss elements of the … Continued

Acton History

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There was a good turnout for a historic walk round Acton on 11 August, run jointly with Acton History Group. Different speakers talked about 3 historic plaques in the area. The first 2 plaques were installed by Ealing Civic Society: … Continued

Pitzhanger Manor News

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Ealing Council has been successful in its round one bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for the restoration of Pitzhanger Manor. The Council will shortly be undertaking public consultation seeking public views on future options for the Manor and adjoining … Continued