The Park

At Last! New Toilets at Gunnersbury Park!

The Friends of Gunnersbury Park and Museum sponsored a small celebration of the completion of the new toilet block beside the Victorian kitchen wing of the Large Mansion on the morning of Tuesday 14 December 2010.   Representatives of the
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Gunnersbury Park Trees

The Friends have recently received this note from John Laing Integrated Services, the company ultimately responsible for the landscape at Gunnersbury. It is a very informative note and so we are reproducing it and its attachments in full. “As part
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Good News About Toilets

  This is a progress report on the building of a new unisex toilet in GunnersburyPark. In response to the widespread public criticism of toilet provision at Gunnersbury, the London Borough of Ealing allocated from its own resources £125,000 to
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“Beware – Falling Masonry”

On Tuesday evening (11th) several chunks of masonry fell from the first floor of the Small Mansion. They had been pushed out by plant roots growing in the structure. Luckily no one was injured.
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The London Mela, Sunday 16 August, 1pm to 8.30pm

Full details and the running order of all the acts at this year’s Mela at Gunnersbury can be found at www.londonmela.org. Admission to this hugely enjoyable and very colourful event is free. It is supported by BBC Radio Asian Network, the
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English Heritage announces Risk Register for 2009

English Heritage has announced its Register of Buildings, Monuments and Parks at Risk. Nine Listed structures at Gunnersbury are included. The entire park is also on the Register and described as “deteriorating” and having “extensive significant problems”. The two local
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Rothschild autochrome photographs

To mark the centenary of colour photography, an exhibition has opened at Exbury in Hampshire, where Lionel de Rothschild created a beautiful garden in the 1920s. The exhibition runs from 1 May to 27 September 2009. On display is a selection
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