West London Residents Say They Have Been Poisoned by Developers Building on Toxic Site

Joe Attard - 30 August 2019

Residents of a west London borough say they have suffered a range of frightening symptoms – including nausea, persistent coughing and dizzy spells – over the past two and a half years.

Southall, in Ealing, is also plagued by a foul odour – described as a “chemical” or “petrol” smell.

Locals blame the construction of Southall Waterside: a vast new housing development built by property group Berkeley on the former site of Southall Gasworks, which was closed in 1973... See more