The Friends

Friends’ contributions to the Museum and Park

We are delighted to announce that we have now paid the final donations promised over the last two years, a total of £18,316, to support the restoration project at Gunnersbury. Our gift of £6,616 provided the partnership funding required to
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More on Go Ape – the CIC’s survey and public meetings

Ealing Council’s Consultation pages has this notice: Gunnersbury Park – Go Ape high wire course consultation This consultation will be open until 1 September 2018. The consultation The Gunnersbury (2026) Community Interest Company (CIC), who manage Gunnersbury Park, are seeking
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New Co-op shop & Community Fund

The Friends have been invited to help launch the new Co-op store at 578-586 Chiswick High Road, opposite Gunnersbury Station. There is a preview afternoon, 1 to 7pm on 4 July, for “friends and neighbours” with refreshments but no shopping,
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Friends’ Evidence at the Chiswick Curve Inquiry

The last four days of the public inquiry into the Chiswick Curve will be from Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th June, at the Brentford Free Church, Boston Manor Rd. You can find full details on the inquiry web site http://www.hwa.uk.com/projects/land-at-chiswick-roundabout-public-inquiry/
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Cafe now selling new history of Gunnersbury!

The Scala Publications book on the Gunnersbury Park estate is now on sale in the new cafe in the Park. Succinctly written and profusely illustrated, it covers the story of the estate from the middle ages to the present and
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Gunnersbury Park, the Place and the People

7.30pm, Monday 19 March 2018, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4 2EL. Admission is free and all are welcome The Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society is hosting a talk to introduce the new Scala Publications
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Ken Hawkes 1940-2016

Ken Hawkes died on 28 January 2016. Ken was a founder member of the Friends of Gunnersbury Park and Museum in 1981 and was the Friends’ first Vice-Chairman. In 1982, when the organisation became a registered charity, he took on
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The Sports Hub

Hounslow’s Planning Committee gave its approval to the Sports Hub at its meeting on Thursday 14th January, subject to certain conditions. One significant one is that the Chair of the committee will have to approve the colour of the materials,
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The impact of the Chiswick Curve on Gunnersbury Park

A planning application for a 32 storey building at the Gunnersbury Roundabout is being considered by Hounslow Council. The site is the land presently surrounded by advertising hoardings between B&Q and the roundabout itself. This is “The Curve”. It will
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