formerly Northumberland Arms 11 London Road Pub built in 1853. Locally listed as “11 London Rd”. History A pub since at least 1853. On right hand side of building you can see evidence of where the building was attached to the old railway bridge which crossed the London Rd. Numbers 1-11 London Road were locally listed with it, but these have been demolished and redeveloped. … Continue reading O’Briens
183 London Road
Public House built in 17th century.
Grade II Statutory Listed.
In Syon Park Conservation Area.
English Heritage Listing
C18 with later alterations. Stock brick. 2 parallel pitched roofs. Parapet.3 storeys. Front elevation has bay window at 1st floor level. 3 windows,have brick arcading at 1st and 2nd floor level. 2 windows on the righthand ground floor elevation have timber mullions and transom – probably C19. Continue reading “Coach and Horses”
Kew Bridge Road,
Built in 1860s as a pub.
Locally Listed as “56 Kew Bridge Rd, plus numbers 57-60 Kew Bridge Rd”
In Kew Bridge Conservation Area
Building thought to date from the 1860s. Trading seems to have started in the forecourt that developed in to Brentford Market. Plaque commemorating the Trafalgar Despatch unveiled August 2009. Continue reading “The Express Tavern”
227 High Street
Built as a pub in the 19th century.
In St Paul’s Conservation Area; Thames Policy Area
Designed by TH Nowell Parr and AE Kates in 1907 when it became the corner building of the Half Acre when it was widened for tram lines to Hanwell. Continue reading “The Beehive”
148 High Street Originally a pub, rebuilt in 1904 and remains a pub. Locally listed. In Grand Union Canal & Boston Manor Conservation Area; Thames Policy Area. History Licensed by at least 1722. Fuller Smith & Turner from 1815. Rebuilt in 1904. Named because of the six bells that were in St Lawrence’s church that were rung for special occasions and when Royalty travelled through … Continue reading The Six Bells
Magpie and Crown PH 128 High Street Original public house built in 1614, rebuilt in 1920-30s. In Thames Policy Area History The Pye’ is recorded in 1614. Magpie & Crown by 1722. Rebuilt and for some reason set back from the building line 1920s/30s(?) Believed by one historical source to be designed by Nowell Parr. Further Information Mentioned in Alfred Pearce’s poem of Fifty Pubs … Continue reading Magpie and Crown
Alfred Pearce wrote it in 1948 when he was seventy-four years old (his family ran the Alexandra pub in the High Street).He starts at the Star and Garter, Kew Bridge Road and proceeds westwards along Brentford High Street, across Brentford Bridge to London Road. When I was knighted with a STAR AND GARTER I was pushed into an EXPRESS On my way to OXFORD AND … Continue reading Fifty Pubs of Brentford
Catherine Wheel Road
Built as a pub in 1928 and so remains.
In Grand Union Canal & Boston Manor Conservation Area; Thames Policy Area
Continue reading “Brewery Tap”
1 Ferry Lane
TW8 0AW Continue reading “Waterman’s Arms”
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