The period for which you elected me as one of your representatives on the District Council having expired I have again decided to seek a renewal of your confidence.
I have always supported and shall if elected continue to support any measure which in my opinion will contribute to the welfare of the inhabitants of our town, and I strongly favour the idea of acquiring ground both for recreative and allotment purposes and thereby securing for our working classes the privileges which are enjoyed by neighbouring districts.
If you deem my past services worthy of your support kindly favour me with one of the four votes you will have at your disposal on Monday next.
Carville Hall Park Brentford Residence now converted into flats. Built 1777 or earlier. Extended & re-fronted in 19th century? History Early Victorian House originally known as Clayponds. Bought by Middlesex CC 1918 for building the Great West Road. The park around was bought by the Brentford UDC after the First World War as a War Memorial for the local men who had fought and to … Continue reading Carville Hall
Swimming baths built in 1895, now part residential, part vacant needing extensive work.
Grade II Statutory Listed.
On English Heritage “At Risk” Register
In St Paul’s Conservation Area.
English Heritage Listing
Public baths. 1895-6 by T Nowell Parr (District Surveyor) for Brentford Urban District Council, builder J Barnes; later additions and alterations.
Entrance elevation and right return block of red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings; otherwise stock brick in Flemish bond with red brick dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Red brick chimneys. Plinth with roll-moulded coping. Entrance elevation: one storey; 4 bays, progressively stepped forward (from left) and having door, window, door, window, the entrance bays narrower. The doors are in internal porches which have ashlar architraves with imposts and keyed archivolts with ashlar panels over (now cemented) and, inside, half-glazed panelled double doors with overlights which have wooden mullions and transoms and leaded, coloured, glazing. Continue reading “Brentford Swimming Baths”
The Old Fire Station, 55 High Street, Brentford TW8 0AH Originally used as a fire station and now a Cuban bar downstairs and a Persian restaurant upstairs. Constructed 1897; Grade II statutory listing; In St Paul’s Conservation Area, Thames Policy Area History Opened on 22 February 1898 with much pomp and celebration; ticket-holders were able to see inside. It was designed by Nowell Parr, surveyor … Continue reading The Old Fire Station