Ealing

Resources

This page contains links to many websites and, in some cases, documents which may be useful to members of our U3A. This list is sub-divided into topics that complement one another.

This page is under construction and the content will increase over the coming weeks as we research other useful websites. Phil Broomsgrove, March 2019

HEALTH and AGE MATTERS
AGE UK website, information and advice on How To Love Later Life.
Mature Times, the UK’s only free, campaigning newspaper for the ever increasing older population.
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KEEPING FIT and HEALTHY
Ramblers Association website, an association of people and groups who come together to both enjoy walking and other outdoor pursuits.
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CONSUMER Sites
Law Works, a charity which enables access to justice through free legal advice.
Money Saving Expert website, which aims to provide the best money saving guides, tips, tools and techniques.

192.com is a website that holds more information about people in the UK than any other directory, including full names, addresses, age guides, property prices, aerial photos, company & director reports, family records, & much more! Our speaker in November 2018 (Nikki Hubbard from the Met Police) talked about removing your details from this website - the form to remove your details is available here: C01 Record Removal form.
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TRAVEL
National Rail website for train times and tickets for local and national travel.
TFL Journey Planner, Transport for London journey planner which covers travel on all forms of transport in London.
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VISITS
English Heritage website, information on the collection of historic places managed by English Heritage.
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LOCAL to EALING
Acton History Group part of the History of Acton website - the group meets monthly from September to March

Chiswick House and Garden
Chiswick House - discover Lord Burlington’s villa, inspired by Andrea Palladio and Inigo Jones; the Gardens - 65 acres of gardens, from classical vistas to ponds, fountains and an 18th century wilderness. For further info and details of events there, see Chiswick House & Garden.

Ealing Civic Society website - this Society was established in 1967 and they are working in such areas as conservation, green spaces, heritage, planning, regeneration and transport to preserve and improve our borough.

Ealing Historical Association website, the local Ealing Branch of the national Historical Association.

Gunnersbury Park and Museum
Gunnersbury Park is the perfect place to watch the seasons change whilst inside the Museum, you’ll find stories about prominent local people, both from history and the modern day. For further info and details of events there, see Visit Gunnersbury.