On 26 October 2017, the WECNF Management Committee reluctantly agreed to a range of changes to its draft Neighbourhood Plan demanded by Ealing Council.

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The Council will now put together its version of the WECNF Neighbourhood Plan and present it for approval to a meeting of the Ealing Council Cabinet.

Assuming the Cabinet approves the plan, two referenda will be arranged on the same date for residents and businesses to vote on the plan. Hopefully the referenda will take place in early 2018.

Ealing Council has not revealed what the spatial area for the referenda will be. It will at least include all residents and businesses in the West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Area (see here).

Save our Heritage

Petition to save the art deco “Woolworth’s” facade in West Ealing

WECNF is dismayed to discover that the Housing Association A2Dominion has recently announced plans to build a 14 storey block of flats on the old Woolworth’s site at 96-102 The Broadway.

Welcome To WECNF

The West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Forum (WECNF) is a group of West Ealing centre residents, businesses and local stakeholders who are creating a plan for how they wish the centre of West Ealing to be developed. The plan will be called the West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Plan.

Melbourn Ave Stall

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Crossrail

Crossrail will be a new high frequency railway service from Reading and Heathrow in the west, through central London to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. Crossrail should be fully operational by 2019.

About WECNF

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The West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Forum (WECNF) is a group of West Ealing centre residents, businesses and local stakeholders who are creating a plan for how they wish the centre of West Ealing to be developed. The plan will be called the West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Plan.

The initial sponsors of this initiative were Save Ealing Centre (SEC), West Ealing Neighbours (WEN) and West Ealing Traders Association. The enabling legislation for Neighbourhood Forums and Neighbourhood Plans is contained in the 2011 Localism Act along with guidance in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Plan must be in general conformance with the Ealing 2026 LDF Core Strategy, The London Plan and the NPPF.

A successful application to National Government for so called Frontrunner status to create this Neighbourhood Forum and the Central Ealing Neighbourhood Forum was announced in March 2012. Together these two forums envelop the geography of the Ealing Metropolitan Town Centre as specified in The London Plan. The WECNF itself and its Neighbourhood Area were designated by Government in March 2013. It is one of a small number of Business Neighbourhood Forums in England.

News

WECNF AGM

WECNF AGM will take place on Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 commencing at 7.30pm at the Welshore Community Hub 99 Broadway, West Ealing, W13 9BP If you would like to stand on the Management Committee Please contact Eric...

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Save our Heritage

Petition to save the art deco "Woolworth’s" facade in West Ealing West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Forum (WECNF) is a voluntary organisation dedicated to making the centre of West Ealing a better place to live and work. Our group, which includes ordinary members of...

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COMMENT ON OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

Public Consultation The latest draft of the West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Plan is now subject to Statutory (Regulation 14) Pre-submission public consultation. It can be viewed below along with associated documents: West Ealing Centre Neighbourhood Plan WECNF...

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