Ealing is a district of the London Borough of Ealing in west London. The surrounding neighborhoods are Pitshanger Village, Brentford, Acton, West Ealing, Perivale, Park Royal, Northfields and Gunnersbury.
In Ealing is designed by Sir John Soane mansion Pitzanger Manor, which has since been used as a public library of Ealing and is now used as an exhibition hall. Next to the Walpole Park and Ealing Studios to close. The neo-Gothic abbey church of the Benedictine monastery Ealing Abbey is also noteworthy.
Ealing is known for its film studios. The Ealing Studios is the oldest in the world, and especially for comedies such as Kind Hearts and Coronets, Passport to Pimlico, The Ladykillers and The Lavender Hill Mob famous overnight. The studios were taken over in 1955 by the BBC, so that localities in Ealing in films such as Doctor Who to Monty Python's Flying Circus occur. A few years ago, the studios were again used for film production, so for Notting Hill, Importance of Being Earnest, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and The St. Trinian's.