A summit meeting cum conference on the subject of suburbia with particular reference to west London will take place this Saturday 25th January at Ealing Central Library from 2.30. A series of talks will be delivered by speakers including Ealing borough historian Jonathan Oates, the Sociology Lecturer and former Deputy Mayoress of Ealing Dr Rupa Huq and the eminent academic and previous government advisor on urbanism and planning Sir Professor Peter Hall. Professor Hall, author of some 40 books will be discussing his latest “Good Cities, Better Lives” and Dr Huq will draw on her recent two titles “On the Edge” and “Making Sense of Suburbia Through Popular Culture”. Other topics to be probed include the status of Bedford Park as the world’s first garden suburb, Britpop and why riots came to Ealing in 2011. All are welcome.