Boston Manor Underground Station

Boston Manor Underground Station

Boston Manor Road Underground Station built in 1934 with earlier fabric from 1883. Grade II Statutory listed. English Heritage Listing Piccadilly Line Underground station. 1933-34 by Charles Holden, with earlier fabric at platform level dating from 1883. Brown brick facing, reinforced concrete structure. Glazed ceramic tiles with enamelled London Underground logo on tower; vertical strip of glass bricks forming lighting feature along upper stages of … Continue reading Boston Manor Underground Station

The Griffin

The Griffin, Brook Road South, Brentford TW8 0NP Was and is a public house. Built 1883. History Fuller Smith & Turner pub since 1883. Served as the first club house and changing room for the football club. Regularly used for filming, including Green Street (2005) with Elijah Wood. The Griffin has been run for over 16 years by Ralph and Sue Clifden who retire this … Continue reading The Griffin

Brook Road South – Growth of Housing

The first houses to be built after the land sale in 1872 were on the west side running north from Albany Road. They were numbered consecutively with numbers 8, 9, 10 and 11 north of Grosvenor Road which ran down hill to towards the recreation ground. They were called Grosvenor Terrace and are now numbers 14, 16, 18 and 20 Brook Road South.

The builder, Henry Spicer lived at the Lord Nelson PH in Enfield Road was brought to account in 1883 for allowing these 4 houses to be occupied without giving notice to the Sanitary Authority. Continue reading “Brook Road South – Growth of Housing”