Category Archives: Current Items News

Current items about the Brentham Garden Suburb

The Great Storm – 30 years ago

Brentham suffered significant damage from the storm during the night of 15th/16th October 1987. See what residents woke up to on the morning of 16th October 1987 (30 years ago) If you have any photos of the storm you’d like … Continue reading

Posted in Current Items News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Current Items News | 2 Comments

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 £6-50 each, or £20 for the set of four, they make ideal gifts. … Continue reading

Posted in Current Items News, News | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Current Items News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Current Items News | Leave a comment

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’. Only available at             … Continue reading

Posted in Current Items News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Current Items News | Leave a comment