The Globe

The Globe

104 Windmill Road TW8 9NA Public house built c1888 History First appears in 1888 directory. Fuller Smith & Turner acquired it in 1908. Large globe on the roof above the corner door. Further Information As of September 2013 building works currently in progress on a sign on the roof. One of the few pubs in Brentford to have regular live bands. The Globe, Brentford [mapsmarker … Continue reading The Globe


O’Riordans Tavern 3 Brentford High Street, TW8 0DX Pub since construction in 1888 in Thames Policy Area History First in directory in 1888 as The Royal Tar. Also referred to as The Jolly Tar. At other times known as The Yacht, and Captain Morgans. Interesting cast iron pillars at corners of the windows. These can be seen on houses in Hamilton and Whitestile Roads. O’Riordans … Continue reading O’Riordans

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”