LandSec reveal Ealing plans

land sec empire dec 12Land Securities have unveiled plans for a redevelopment of the Ealing Empire cinema site at “Ealing Filmworks”.

The site on the Broadway would also include the Walpole House site and provide a pedestrian link between Bond Street, Mattock Lane and the Uxbridge Road main frontage.

empire ealingIt has been something of an eyesore for years following a stalled development by Empire Cinemas which has seen the listed frontage retained (pictured) in front of a cleared site used for surface car parking. There has been a long running planning dispute between the council and Empire, and the site is presently the subject of a compulsory purchase order.

Ealing Council hopes to buy the site and sell it on to Land Securities.

Land Securities plans – which they have now dubbed Ealing Filmworks – include a multiplex cinema, other retail space, and around 150 flats.

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