Victoria Hall Trust Consultation – FOI LATEST

Vic Hall Staircase
30th January 2018

The consultation, which is currently due to finish on 9th February, has already been extended twice by Ealing Council as it struggles to put together and release important information requested under FOI (Freedom of Information). We have now had to raise a complaint about the FOI response and ask that if the outstanding questions are not answered in full by Friday 2nd February then the consultation is extended again. Ealing…


Southall Town Hall also under threat

A separate campaign is underway to save Southall Town Hall which the Council wants to offload to a faith group on a 250 year lease. Southall Town Hall has long associations with the history and development of Southall and its communities. It is now the last remaining public building in the town and serves as a busy hub hosting local organisations and businesses who provide vital services to the Southall…

19th January 2018

Consultation period extended to Feb 9th

There is a further extension to the Council’s consultation on its planned changes to the Victoria Hall Trust. This follows representations from Ealing Voice that essential information about the Trust’s accounts, the extent of its assets and the proposed terms of their disposal is not in the public domain. The new deadline for comments is now February 9th.  It gives the Council more time to assemble the missing information and…

13th January 2018

Victoria Hall Consultation latest

Feedback to EV is that this is a tricky subject to get your head around. Just what are the grounds for objection? EV has therefore prepared a one page sheet which sets out the case as succinctly as possible, and lists 5 possible reasons to object. Feel free to use any of this material when writing your objection – but bear in mind that it always looks better if you…

3rd January 2018

Haven Green

Following a four week public inquiry in 2017, a planning inspector found that the Council was quite wrong to claim the Cycle Hub had been constructed as a recreational facility for people enjoying Haven Green. He also said that the CCTV cameras that the Council had installed were unlawful and should be removed. However, he went on to say that the additional passengers using Ealing Broadway Station meant there were…

2nd January 2018