Category Archives: Ealing

Southall Waterside welcomes first residents

Leader of Ealing Council, Julian Bell, was at Southall Waterside to welcome the first new residents to their homes and celebrate this key milestone in one of London’s biggest regeneration projects. Local people are now moving into the first 304 … Continue reading

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Network Rail awards final west London station upgrade contracts for Crossrail

As part of its ongoing work for the Crossrail project, Network Rail has confirmed the award of contracts for construction of the new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton … Continue reading

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Ealing is a happy place, says survey

A survey shows that Ealing residents are more likely to feel well, and be happy with where they live. The survey, carried out in October and November 2018, shows that almost eight out of 10 people living in the borough … Continue reading

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Ealing gets Capacity Fund boost

Ealing Council’s homebuilding plans have been given a boost with new grant funding from the Greater London Authority. The council has been awarded almost £550,000 from the GLA’s Homebuilding Capacity Fund, which aims to accelerate the delivery of a new … Continue reading

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Acton Skate Park opens

The new Acton Skatepark is to get an fficial opening during April 2019. The event in Acton Park will celebrate that the main construction work at the popular Skate Park is now complete and the facility open and receiving great … Continue reading

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TfL brings small sites to market

Transport for London’s latest tranche of small sites has four opportunities in West London. The sites are in the “Small Sites Small Builders” programe, and are being actively marketed now. Brentmead Place, in Barnet, is a vacant 0.09 acre plot … Continue reading

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TfL teams up with Grainger on build to rent

Transport for London has announced that it intends to appoint Grainger as its investment partner for its Build to Rent programme, and will build homes on TfL owned land in a number of locations, including Southall and Hounslow. Southall Sidings … Continue reading

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Ealing opens more modular temporary housing

Ealing’s third temporary accommodation site made from heavily modified shipping containers has opened, offering safe, private housing for 14 vulnerable families at risk of homelessness. The modular buildings at Westfields Lodge in North Acton comprise a mix of one, two … Continue reading

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OPDC welcomes £250m funding to bring thousands of homes and jobs to Old Oak

Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), has today welcomed the government’s decision to award £250m to kick-start development on the West London site. The investment, from the government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund, will be used to assemble land, design … Continue reading

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Ealing looks for more partners

Ealing Council are looking for partners to help them deliver their 2,500 genuinely affordable homes target by 2022. Last year, the council was successful in securing £100 million and a target of 1,138 builds – the biggest in the capital, … Continue reading

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Ealing and Galliford Try sign Perceval House development agreement

Ealing Council and Galliford Try Partnerships have moved ahead with the redevelopment of Perceval House, the council’s main office building, following the signing of a development agreement. The redevelopment will create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House, delivering approximately … Continue reading

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Ealing Music & Film Festival returns for a seventh year

The Ealing Music & Film Festival returns next week, celebrating the town’s rich cultural heritage. Now in its seventh year, the Festival supports the wealth of creative talent on its doorstep. This year’s event takes place from February 13-17 with … Continue reading

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Old Oak station construction partner announced

A consortium made up of Balfour Beatty Group, VINCI Construction UK, VINCI Construction Grands Projets SAS and SYSTRA, will be responsible for working with HS2 and the station designers, to coordinate the delivery of the station, including platforms, concourse and … Continue reading

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HS2 show Old Oak station designs

HS2 has revealed the latest images of the evolving design for the new station at Old Oak, where HS2 and Crossrail will meet. Opening in 2026, the new high speed station will help kick-start the UK’s largest regeneration project, which … Continue reading

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Ealing Town Hall plans submitted

Mastcraft has submitted its planning application for the Ealing Town Hall development. They were chosen as the development partner for Ealing Town Hall in 2016 and plan to renovate the Grade II building to include a boutique hotel, restaurant and … Continue reading

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Mayor and Deputy Mayor of London visit new council homes in Ealing

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Deputy Mayor James Murray have paid a visit to new council homes at Copley Hanwell W7. On the visit they were shown 31 flats in Darlington Court by Councillor Peter Mason, cabinet member for … Continue reading

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Abellio commits to Southall depot

Abellio London has committed to a custom-built 15,000 sq ft bus depot in Southall, which is being built by the Universities Superannuation Scheme. The depot is currently under construction, and will provide 135 external bus spaces, a maintenance workshop plus … Continue reading

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OPDC consults on SPDs

OPDC has opened a consultation on three Draft Supplementary Planning Documents, which support the delivery of the Local Plan. OPDC was established by the Mayor of London in 2015 to oversee the delivery of new homes and jobs in Old … Continue reading

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Next phase at South Acton gets go ahead

Countryside Properties and London & Quadrant Housing have been granted planning consent for the next phase of the redevelopment of the South Acton Estate as Acton Gardens. The overall redevelopment of the 1960s estate will deliver 1,950 homes. The latest … Continue reading

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GLA Funding for new affordable Ealing artist studios

As part of the GLA’s Good Growth Fund, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, has granted over £530,000 funding to a Catalyst Housing and Acme project to deliver affordable artist studios at the St Bernard’s Chapel in Ealing. The Grade-II listed … Continue reading

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