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Changes in Golborne

You’ll have noticed that the improvements to the Golborne Road streetscape are progressing apace. But that’s not all that’s happening in Golborne – entirely new streets are appearing in the ward as well

Westway Arts Network – free event
The Westway Arts Network, a new forum for local artists and arts and cultural organisations, is having its first gathering. Come along to the KPH pub on Ladbroke Grove on Thursday, 30th March, 6 to 8pm

The Eagle re-opens
The Eagle at 250 Ladbroke Grove has changed hands again, but the good news is that it’s still a proper local pub. The new owner is Hippo Inns, a small chain with eight pubs around London

Roger Mayne exhibition
Roger Mayne (1929 -2014) was a highly esteemed photographer who made many images of street life in Southam Street in Golborne. Now, there’s a major exhibition of his work at the Photographer’s Gallery in Soho

Nour Festival 2017
The 8th annual Nour Festival of Arts is inviting proposals from artists who want to participate in the event which runs throughout Kensington and Chelsea from 19th October to 5th November 2017

Portobello plans from Westway
The Westway Trust has published its new set of plans for the development of the area around the flyover including Acklam Village, Portobello Green, Portobello Green Arcade and Acklam Road car park

Local history: St Joseph's Home for the Elderly
Golborne has seen many changes over the years, changes that continue with developments like the renewal of the Wornington Green Estate. One big change that happened in the 1980s was the demolition of St Joseph's Home for the Elderly

Golborne Road Festival 2016 - the photos
The sun shone on July 10th, helping to create an excellent Golborne Road Festival 2016. We've got some photos which will help you to get an idea of the tremendous fun and the community spirit that made the Festival such a success

Goldfinger Factory
Goldfinger Factory is a social enterprise based in Trellick Tower that turns waste into gold by using discarded materials to build cutting-edge furniture and trains local people in craft skills

New Moroccan restaurant: Zayane
There’s a new Moroccan restaurant on Golborne Road at number 91, formerly home to popular Lebanese eatery Baalbak. Zayane offers modern Moroccan cuisine and features a North African styled interior

Focus on business: Green Endings
Green Endings, an independent funeral directors, has just opened at 42 Golborne Road. Founded in 2000, the company has branches in Tufnell Park and Twickenham and it aims to offer a wider choice of funeral arrangements

Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
Oral history documentary about Golborne Road, Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance, made by Year 5 children from Bevington Primary School and arts organisation Digital:Works is now available to watch here

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