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  • The Police when they finally arrest people on a weekend outside Finnegans Wake
  • The best thing about Ealing, is the tube station. So you can leave Ealing.
  • The people that wrote this blog obviously do not know much about Ealing and should go back to where they come from...Ive lived in Ealing all my life...It was once known as the princess of the boroughs and even tho it has gone hill slightly in the years gone by it is still the Queen of Boroughs in my book we have gorgeus spaces such as Ealing common and not one but three parks in such a small vicinity of each other (Warpole, Lammas and Gunnersbury) if anyone is wondering ... ok we have our fair share of youth problems and immigrants but so has the rest of london so open your eyes and if you still dont like Ealing well GET OUT!!!!
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  • Contrary to other peoples feelings, I found Ealing fairly safe for a London borough. The suburban Northfields and South Ealing areas are full of middle class young familys, two shiny new cars (one a people carrier), they stay in and don't stab people. Its near London and the N11 night bus gets you back pretty quick at any time.
  • Northolt Village Conservation Area - a few minutes from Northolt Central Line station. Head for 'the clock' on the green. When you walk past the thatched Fullers pub 'The Plough' from the busy A312, head for the other side of the green. It's like going back in time. Several Victorian cottages, the memorial garden, the original village pub 'The Crown'. The beautiful Saxon church and nearby outline of the Manor House. There was originally a Saxon Village here. An undiscovered part of Ealing with low house prices compared to other areas of West London. Also Northolt 'Swimerama' and the incredible man-made hills being constructed for the enlarged Northala Countryside Park by the A40- for completion this year (2007).
  • Only fools and horses Estate is actually South Acton Estate Jan Kincaids of the brand new heavies father was once Headmaster of Ealing Green High school Carry on Constable filmed on location in Ealing, Manor road, The Avenue, Jacobs Ladder Etc Carry on teacher film on location at Drayton Green School Femi of the young disciples went to Ealing Green school
  • Generally a nice area, some good pubs and easy access into town i love the canal, can cycle or have a nice walk down there
  • multi cultural as anything. Librarys good
  • Good transport links to get outta here
  • my memories
  • Jazz Festival
  • The Ealing Jazz Festival.
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  • Without a doubt one of the greenest areas in London, beautiful, tranquil park with small animals (inc. peakocks)and play area. Enough to keep you entertained and if not it's an easy journey into central london by tube, train or bus. Ealing studio offers good comedy nights for something a bit different.
  • Your friends. If you don't have friends in Ealing, its even more shite than if you do so get on the tube to Soho
  • The summer day and the parks
  • ealing is just a london bustop town but as far as bustop towns go things could be alot worse
  • ealing is just a london bustop town but as far as bustop towns go things could be alot worse
  • Waitrose
  • Northfields Avenue. An array of gift shops, cafes and useful places. Corner shops that sell everything you could ever need. 24 hour shop near the station is very handy. One of the best and friendliest butchers I've ever been to. Pet shops with Rabbits to pet! People are friendly and there's the lovely park to walk around. Take a trip on the E2 from Ealing Broadway or E3 from Hanwell and stop off and have a fried brekky at Nels cafe half way down the avenue.
  • The parks and cafes -great places for meeting up with people.
  • SPICY KING! (Indian takeaway - yum)
  • the friday night fight.LIVE, wicked, know what i mean!
  • The villagy bit with church and pubs and green at Northolt. The views from Hanger Hill, or Argyle Rd., towards Horsenden Hill.
  • nice people - not rugby dullards like richmond and pretty liberal types on whole.
  • The reference to Twyford School (not) is libelous. It is the best performing local authority school in the borough.
  • nice kinda area until it became infested with townies. nice houses, fairly clean streets and a real atmosphere
  • Its easy to get out of on a main line train from Ealing Broadway
  • The New Ealing Housing benefit Customer Care Centre in The Broadway.This is long overdue bright and breezy service for the less fortunate. I like to see the huge lines outside all day of up to 300 claiments.It reminds people that there is still unemployment and that those who are are being cared for.
  • Ealing has got everything you could want from a town - once you've lived here you'll never want to live anywhere else.
  • The parks,the pubs and Twyford C of E High School (not)
  • quiet at night in residential streets
  • The quiet leafy streets and parks. The fact it hasn't changed too much since I was a boy (35 years ago)
  • quiet fresh air not so central london 2 mins by thames turbo to paddington good rail and bus connections all night
  • Urban foxes. Parks. Shopping. Many fine curry establishments, and Fuller's pubs.
  • Wonderful transport links in to Central London with BR and three different tube lines running into Ealing that makes Central London a 15 minute ride away on the quickest route.
  • Ealing Common rules as a place to get pissed in summer (especially in that pub on the corner of it); the Redback Club - full of Aussies and quality music ( usually a live band or two).
  • Ealing is supposedly the greenest of the London Boroughs. Certainly my experience (as an Ealing resident) is that everyone is always surprised by how green and leafy they find the streets of Ealing.
  • The nursery at Uxbridge Road and Coldershaw in West Ealing.

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Last updated: 2011-06-27

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