Southall Manor House is a much-loved iconic building in the heart of Southall. Ealing Council wants to create useful and functional space in the building that residents and businesses – including start-ups and entrepreneurs – can enjoy and benefit from.
Help us transform Southall Manor House. Share your views about its future in a short survey by 5 July 2022. Whether you live, work or study in Southall, tell us how you want the building to be used. Perhaps as:
- A workspace for local businesses
- A place offering employment and training programmes and workshops
- A social and community event space with catering facilities.
The council has partnered with Meanwhile Space Social Enterprise to manage and maintain Southall Manor House until April 2024. Meanwhile Space transform underused buildings into affordable, flexible workspaces to support entrepreneurship and the community.
As a responsible business, it is important for Ealing Council to work with contractors paying London Living Wage. When thinking about the future of Southall Manor House, the council is also taking into consideration other important social values such as giving priority to local businesses and tenants, responding to the diversity of need and affordability.
Ealing Council leader Peter Mason comments:
“Ealing Council has an ambitious vision for transforming Southall Manor House into a thriving mixed-use community workspace, accessible to local businesses and residents. As outlined in our Plan for Good Jobs, the regeneration of Southall Manor House is part of supporting our hardest hit residents by bringing more work opportunities in the area and making the local economy more diverse.
Councillor Bassam Mahfouz, Ealing Council’s cabinet member for decent living incomes says:
“We want the use of Southall Manor House to reflect what our residents, businesses and wider community want and need, so we encourage you to share your views about how you want to see the building used”.