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

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