Author Archives: Alan H

May Day Parade and Open Day at The Brentham Club

Saturday 12th May sees the annual May Day parade round the Brentham estate. A wonderful tradition dating back over 100 years. Come along and enjoy the spectacle. Parade starts at 2-30pm. While in the vicinity why not drop in to … Continue reading

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Brentham Finds a Place in the History of Street Trees

A fascinating new book by Mark Johnson “Street Trees in Britain – A History” is an authoritative account of how trees went from being absent or random elements in the urban landscape to important components in the design of streets. … Continue reading

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New Brentham Merchandise

These tea towels show images from our extensive archive. Printed on top quality Panama Cotton, hemmed on 4 sides, measuring 78 x 49 cm and priced at £7-00 each, or £24 for the set of four, they make ideal gifts. … Continue reading

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Recycling – a local scheme

Local Cafe, Cinnamon, on Pitshanger Lane has come up with a really useful idea and is recycling coffee grounds for customers to take for their gardens. Do help yourselves, enrich your Brentham garden and at the same time support a … Continue reading

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Conservation under threat?

The Conservation Policies of Ealing Council are instrumental in keeping our estate looking good so it’s important for us to pay attention to how those policies are being applied in other conservation areas. A planned large development in the heart … Continue reading

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Insulation v Conservation – Finding a solution

The question of double glazing has become a major discussion point recently, and the April edition of Brentham News Extra outlined the Brentham Society views and Council policy on these. The discussion has arisen following a successful appeal by a … Continue reading

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Book and DVD Deal

The Brentham Society in conjunction with Pitshanger Bookshop  The book ‘Brentham:  A History of the Pioneer Garden Suburb’, by Aileen Reid,  £15 including a free copy of the DVD ‘The Brentham Story’. Available at  Pitshanger Bookshop  see also the Society SHOP

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Walking Book Club

Hello Residents – You have a walking book club in your midst! We meet and walk in Pitshanger Park (for approximately 1 hour) and discuss a book which has been proposed by different members of the book club at the previous … Continue reading

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More filming in Brentham

24th October 2014 Hive of activity in Meadvale Road this morning as filming equipment is in use outside The Brentham Club and catering vans fill the car park. Anyone know what’s going on? While the cherry picker is on site … Continue reading

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Brentham pays Tribute to Ealing War Veterans

On August 4th, as part of its programme of events marking the centenary of the start of WW1, St Barnabas Church  held an evening of moving tributes in the form of diary readings with slides, films and ending with a … Continue reading

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