Recent News

  • WAKE UP EALING

    Wake-Up Ealing is a small group of Ealing residents that feel very angry about Heathrow Airport’s proposed airspace changes that will happen prior to the construction of the third runway. These changes will bring in 25,000 additional flights to the airport, and will bring low flying landing aircraft directly over Ealing Common ward for the…

  • Gunnersbury Estate Big Conversation

    Whilst Cllr Joanna Dabrowska is trying to be optimistic, always wanting the best for our community, but one of the Gunnersbury Park CIC’s failures wrt. event management, is their lack of quality communication, or indeed, to ensure that any event organisers provide the correct and timely information. Lots of meetings, inadequate information, halfhearted efforts have…

  • “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…

  • South Ealing Road – Gas Main Replacement – Update

    On a sweltering Monday afternoon, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska attended the public exhibition about the gas main replacement that is planned along South Ealing Road. Here is the map of the planned works, which start from the south and progress to the north: Cadent, (formerly, National Grid) has sent the following information: We are carrying out…

  • Popesfield allotment update – still waiting

    Readers might recall an update last summer when it looked promising that the Popesfield allotments will be ready before the 2019 season. It seems that the application to Thames Water was finally submitted on 21st March 2019 and no date has been provided. Ealing Council’s parks team is now chasing for a date to get…

  • Demand Responsive Bus Trial

    Transport for London (TfL) has launched a four week consultation on plans to trial a demand responsive bus service in Ealing. According to TfL, this is a trial service that does not have a fixed route or schedule, but ‘responds’ to the request to be picked up by the customer. It can be booked at the…

  • New Crossrail station timeline – will it be delivered ‘on time’?

    The Crossrail station timetable has been released to the public. Considering Network Rail’s ‘track’ record, one can be very sceptical whether it will be delivered on time or will the project go ‘off the rails’ again. According to the timeline, Network Rail expects the whole borough’s Crossrail station portfolio to be all upgraded in less…

  • Q&A – list of housing associations building in the borough of Ealing

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska asked: Since 2010, please provide a list of housing associations that have built or applied for planning permission in the borough? For each HA, please list number of units approved or applied for. (Plus name of developments) Ealing Council’s response: Details are provided in the attached spreadsheet.

  • Q&A – number of parking meters in the borough

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska asked: Please provide the number of parking meters still in operation in the borough Ealing Council’s response: There are currently 196 Pay & Display machines still in operation within the borough.

  • Q&A – Acton Library & Curzon Cinema

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska asked: Acton Library & Curzon Cinema – please provide an update why Curzon pulled out? What was the detail behind the decision? Were any costs (planning, legal, etc) reimbursed to either to Ealing Council or the applicant? Ealing Council’s response: The Council signed an agreement with Curzon Corinthian Ltd in July 2015.…