Despite significant objections, Ealing Council has approved a 21-storey office tower on Ealing Broadway.
The approval was given at the meeting on April 27 2023, for the following;
Partial demolition, refurbishment and development to provide between 2 and 21-storey office-led mixed-use scheme with flexible retail, restaurant, and cafe use, a music venue and leisure use at lower levels, with a new area of landscaped public realm and pedestrian route and other associated works.
British Lands is the applicant, and Stanton Williams is the architect. Significant objections were received from Historic England, Stop the Towers and over 200 residents.
Historic England said, “would result in a series of very large-scale buildings that would be wholly alien to the character and appearance of the Ealing town centre. “
“The introduction of large-scale buildings here that are more like central London in character would harm the significance of the Ealing Town Centre and Haven Green conservation areas and the Grade II* listed Christ the Saviour Church.”
The approval comes with the recommendation for increasing jobs in Ealing by linking to Ealing Broadway and the Elizabeth Line.
Music fans will be happy with the reinstatement of the historic Ealing Club music venue.
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