Category: Ealing Common

  • Filming along Warwick Road Extension – Thursday, 12th September

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has been informed that next Thursday, 12th September, the whole of Warwick Road Extension will be used for filming of the new Steve McQueen film. The bay suspension covers all bays along the road which crosses Ealing Common, from The Grange pub by Warwick Road to Gunnersbury Avenue (A406) opposite Leopold Avenue,…

  • Unauthorised encampment injunction works

    On a wet Friday afteroon (at 16:21 precisely), Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was notified of an unauthorised encampment arriving on Ealing Common. At 16:26 the authorities were notified to request the attendance of enforcement bailiffs. Considering that Council offices were about to close for the weekend, by 18:04, Ealing Common SNT confirmed (via Twitter) that the…

  • “Ealing Common, we have a leak”

    Whilst most of us wouldn’t mind being splashed with water in this sweltering heat, it seems that one of the fountains on Ealing Common has sprung a leak and water is being needlessly wasted. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has notified the Parks team who will attend and inspect the fountain today. A few years ago when…

  • New encampment settling on Ealing Common & latest news on injunction

    On Sunday evening around 8pm, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was at The Grange pub on the corner of Warwick Road and The Common, when several regulars and the bar staff called out to say that ‘the caravans’ are back. Cllr Dabrowska dashed out to capture the arrival of approximately dozen vehicles along the Warwick Road Extension…

  • [Green] fingers crossed for plenty of trees for The Common

    The local park ranger messaged Cllr Joanna Dabrowska to say that an application has been made for 80 trees from the Greener City Fund, for Ealing Common and surrounding streets. This is to include: – Extending the ‘Edible Landscape’ (10 fruit trees planted at the end of 2017, which the Ealing Common Society obtained funding for) – Specimen trees for…

  • Where are the bailiffs?

    Just before 3pm yesterday (19th June), Cllr Joanna Dabrowska was alerted by residents of the arrival of a new unauthorised encampment along Warwick Road Extension. At 1459, both the local authority and the local police team were informed. The designated council officer immediately took action by arriving at the encamped site and enforcing the borough-wide…

  • First unauthorised encampment on Ealing Common since injunction

    Just past 2pm today, local residents alerted Cllr Joanna Dabrowska of the pending arrival of caravans on the southern part of Ealing Common by Elm Avenue. Cllr Dabrowska has sprung into action and the enforcement team has been ‘activated’, and they are on their way to the unauthorised encampment to enforce the (interim) injunction that…

  • Pre-injunction unauthorised encampment and tents – update

    Residents are truly fed-up with the unauthorised encampment that has been camped out on the Warwick Road Extension since 7th May. The long-sought borough-wide injunction came into effect 10th May and it cannot be retrospectively enforced, so the local authority has to utilise the existing powers. Unfortunately, the council has been slow to act on…

  • Yet another potential encampment by Ealing Common

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has yet again received reports that half a dozen caravans have parked up on Warwick Road Extension. Cllr Dabrowska has liaised with officers to check the status of the occupants to establish whether they are associated with the funfair and authorised to be on/by the Common, or they are a separate but…

  • Anyone lost count on how many unauthorised encampments there have been on Ealing Common and in the Borough?

    With yet another unauthorised encampment arriving on Ealing Common this evening, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska is once again inundated with correspondence from local residents. The new encampment is settling on the smaller southern common along Elm Avenue. There are six parts of Ealing Common with five of them have at one time or another had an…