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London Borough of Ealing
Motto: Progress with Unity
Ealing
Shown within Greater London
Geography
Status London Borough
Area
— Total
Ranked 265th
55.53 km2 (21.4 sq mi)
ONS code 00AJ
Admin HQ Ealing Town Hall, Uxbridge Road, Ealing
Demographics
Population
— Total (2008 est.)
Density
Ranked 21st (of 326)
309,000
5,565 /km2 (14,413 /sq mi)
Ethnicity
White British
White Irish
Other White
White & Black Caribbean
White & Black African
White & Asian
Other Mixed
Indian
Pakistani
Bangladeshi
Other Asian
Black Caribbean
Black African
Other Black
Chinese
Other
(2005 estimates)[1]
45.5%
3.9%
9.5%
1.0%
0.5%
1.3%
1.0%
15.0%
3.9%
0.5%
3.9%
4.0%
4.1%
0.6%
1.4%
3.8%
Politics
Ealing London Borough Council
Logo of Ealing London Borough Council
Leadership Leader & Cabinet (currently led by Jason Stacey)
Chief Executive - Martin Smith
Mayor Cllr Barbara Yerolemou
Executive Conservative
MPs Stephen Pound
Andrew Slaughter
Virendra Sharma
London Assembly
— Member
Ealing and Hillingdon
Richard Barnes
Coat of Arms
Coat of arms of Ealing London Borough Council
Official website http://www.ealing.gov.uk/

The London Borough of Ealing (About this sound pronunciation ) is a borough in West London.

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Location

The London Borough of Ealing borders the London Borough of Hillingdon to the west, the London Borough of Harrow and the London Borough of Brent to the north, the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to the east and the London Borough of Hounslow to the south.

The London borough was formed in 1965 by the merging the area of the Municipal Borough of Ealing, the Municipal Borough of Southall and the Municipal Borough of Acton from Middlesex

Along with Brentford, the London Borough of Ealing is the setting for much of the action in Robert Rankin's series of comedic novels, The Brentford Trilogy, which currently consists of six volumes.[citation needed] Ealing is also the primary setting for The Sarah Jane Adventures, being the location of Sarah Jane Smith's home.

In 2006 the borough was said to have "one of the largest Polish communities in the country".[2]

Within the borough are two garden suburbs, Brentham Garden Suburb and Bedford Park.

Districts in the borough

Parliamentary constituencies in Ealing

London Fire Brigade

There are four fire stations within the London Borough of Ealing. Southall and Northolt have similar-sized station grounds and both house two pumping appliances. Southall attended some 700 incidents more than their Northolt counterparts in 2006/07. Ealing, with two pumping appliances, and Acton, one pump and two fire investigation units, are the other two appliances in the area. Interestingly, the ward of Northfield had over forty malicious calls made from it -more than twice as any other ward within Ealing.[3]

Education

Ealing has a total of 91 state-run schools and nurseries. There are 13 high schools under the domain of the local education authority, 12 of which are either comprehensive, foundation or voluntary-aided, and one city academy.

Demographics

The borough of Ealing is both religiously and ethnically diverse, similar to the other boroughs in the west London area. The BME peoples make up approximately 50% of the borough's population. South Asians (and other) make up 24%, African and Caribbean (and other) make up 10%, Other Asian (ainly Iranian/Iraqi) make up 10%, and Chinese (and other) make up 5% respectively.

As well as being ethnically diverse, Ealing is also home to various religions with substantial followers, higher than the typical London average. Christianity makes up the largest religious group with 50%, Islam has 11%, Sikhism 8.5%, Hinduism 7.8%. The remaining 23% did not respond when asked.

Transport

The numerous National Rail and London Underground stations in the borough are:

Buses

London Buses routes 7, 65, 70, 72, 83, 90, 92, 94, 95, 105, 112, 120, 140, 187, 195, 207, 224, 226, 228, 260, 266, 272, 282, 283, 297, 395, 398, 427, 440, 482, 487, 607, E1, E2, E3, E5, E6, E7, E8, E9, E10, E11, H17, H32, PR2, other routes 895 ,Night route N7, N11 and N207.

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Transport development

In April 2009 the council voted to support in principle a proposal for a North and West London Light railway.[4]

Town twinning

Ealing is twinned with:

References

  1. ^ Data Management and Analysis Group, Greater London Authority, Demography Update October 2007, (2007)
  2. ^ Ealing Times, 21st August 2006, Eighth Celebration of Polish Culture, Ealingtimes.co.uk
  3. ^ London-fire.gov.uk
  4. ^ The Times Comment on NWLLR light-rail proposal
  5. ^ Ealing Council.Twinning. Accessed 2008-09-19

External links

Coordinates: 51°30′N 0°20′W / 51.5°N 0.333°W / 51.5; -0.333


Simple English

London Borough of Ealing
[[Image:|200px|Ealing]]
Shown within Greater London
Official website http://www.ealing.gov.uk/
Geography
Status London borough
Area
— Total
Ranked 293rd
55.53 km²
ONS code 00AJ
Admin HQ Ealing Town Hall, Uxbridge Road, Ealing
Demographics
Population
— Total (2005 est.)
Density
Ranked 18th (of 354)
301,800
5,435 / km²
Ethnicity 58.7% White
44.9% British
8.8% White other
5.0% Irish
24.5% South Asian
8.8% African-Caribbean
6.8% Mixed Race or other
1.2% Chinese
Politics
Leadership Leader & Cabinet (currently led by Jason Stacey)
Mayor Ian Green
Executive Conservative
MPs Stephen Pound
Andrew Slaughter
Virendra Sharma
London Assembly
— Member
Ealing and Hillingdon
Richard Barnes

The London Borough of Ealing is a London borough in West London, it is part of Greater London. It includes the town of Ealing, famous for the Ealing Studios, a movie studio.

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