Public Meeting to Be Held on 'Messy' West Ealing

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Uncompleted building works on Felix Road (left) and congestion on Uxbridge Road


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February 8, 2024

West Ealing Neighbours (WEN), a local community group, has arranged a public meeting later this month to discuss the state of the area.

The objective is to discuss why and how West Ealing, in the opinion of WEN, has become such a mess.

It is hoped that representatives of both public and private sector bodies will be on hand on Thursday 15 February to answer questions. The meeting is being held at the Drayton Court Hotel, 2 The Avenue, W13 8PH and begins at 7.30pm.

The main issue the event hopes to get to the bottom of is what can be done about over a dozen residential property developments in the area that have stalled. Some developer and building contractors have gone bust and many more development sites are planned but yet to be built on.

These projects include

Arden Road Car Park
Majestic Wine Site
Chignell Place
Manor Road Site
Dean Gardens Car Park
St James Church
Felix Road Houses St James Place – Art Deco Bldgs
Green Man Estate. Phase 4
Waitrose Development
Gurnell Swimming Pool
West Ealing shops near Costa
KwikFit site
Old Woolworths site

Slow progress on the tower block project approved on Manor Road near the station
Slow progress on the tower block project approved on Manor Road near the station

Other issues that will be discussed include the progress on changes to Dean Gardens, the endemic power failures that have plagued the area recently, segregated cycle lanes, parked cars along Uxbridge Road and the Broadway and the future of West Ealing Library.

There is a lack of activity at the flats development on Leeland Road
There is a lack of activity at the flats development on Leeland Road

Among those invited to attend are Ealing Council leader Peter Mason, Peter George, the borough’s Strategic Director of Economy and Sustainability, local MPs Virendra Sharma and Rupa Huq and representatives of SSE, A2Dominion and Catalyst.


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