Pitzhanger Manor - Help Future Development
New group forming to support Walpole Park
A group of local people met in Pitzhanger Manor this week to discuss how they could actively help in supporting Ealing Council take forward development ideas for Pitzhanger Manor and its surrounding parks.
Ealing Council has pledged £2.8 million pounds towards their vision of restoration, renewal and improvement of the house, gardens and park and restoring and interpreting historic links and features.
Pitzhanger Manor is Ealing’s only Grade 1 Listed building and Ealing are
making a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to provide match funding.
Patrick Chapman (Chair of Walpole RA) who facilitated the evening
hoped that the outcome of the meeting would be the start of an active
Friends Group working positively with the council.
Committee members with varying skills and interests are also needed and the group would particularly like representation from residents living around Lammas Park, Walpole Park and Pitzhanger Manor, including existing users of the house to show their hands. Local Ealing resident John Sears has already offered his voluntary services as Treasurer and Patrick has agreed to act as interim Chair.
December 6th, 2009