Recent articles

Northfield Avenue and Wellington Road - Proposed Conversion to Six Flats

During the summer a developer applied for permission to build six small flats at the corner of Wellington Road and Northfield Avenue, two of them in self contained basements.  EFRA objected to this application on a number of grounds including excess density and its being out of character with the area.  In August 2014 the council's planning committee refused the application.

The full text of our objection is on our website.

Motorbike Training

Get Bike has submitted another planning application, asking for relaxation of conditions imposed by the Planning Inspector when he rejected (in May) the appeal against the original application. EFRA submitted an objection to this new application and you can see the full text here.

EFRA's Annual General Meeting 2014

All members were invited to EFRA's annual general meeting which was held on 28 May 2014.  Officers reported on a number of issues dealt with by the committee during the past year.  Afterwards members raised a number of matters for general discussion which the committee will follow up during the coming year, with progress being reported in the e-newsletters.  You can read the minutes on our website.

Private Rented Sector Housing and Anti-Social Behaviour

We have received notification of public meetings to be held on 9 and 10 April by Ealing Council and an on-line questionnaire about implications arising from the growth of the private rented sector.

Further details and the questionnaire are on the council's website.  The closing date for the survey is 13 April 2014.

Heathrow Airport Third Runway Consultation

Heathrow Airport is running a public consultation with a view to updating its proposals to the Airports Commission.  We have just learnt that there is to be an additional exhibition, in Ealing:

  • Monday 10 March 2014
  • 12:00 to 20:00
  • The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 2-8 Hanger Lane  W5 3HN.

The hotel is at the junction of Uxbridge Road and Gunnersbury Lane and its website link is here.

Northfield Ward Safer Neighbourhood Team Promises Survey

The Northfield Ward Police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) has asked us to publicise one of its regular surveys.  The team says: