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Vote for Brentham

Brentham is one of 18 shortlisted conservation areas out of a total of 249 submissions to Civic Voice’s campaign to find the Nation’s Favourite Conservation Area. Vote for Brentham Garden Suburb as your favourite. Click here Voting now closed (16/10/2018)  

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Guided Walk Around Brentham Garden Suburb

A must for all new residents and those who wish to have a better appreciation of what makes Brentham so special. Part of the London Open House event, resident Clive Evans leads an enlightening walk around our streets and through … Continue reading

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Strawberry Tea

If you missed the Open Gardens event last Sunday you have a second chance to see one of the gardens by coming to The Strawberry Tea this coming Sunday. Come and meet many of the Brentham Society Committee, your local … Continue reading

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Open Gardens 2018

The annual Open Gardens Day will be on  Sunday 17th June from 1-30pm – 5pm This year the plant sale will be on Vivian Green (opposite Brentham Club) Programmes are sold on the day @ £4-50 per person on Vivian Green or … Continue reading

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May Queen Crowned

Despite the rain the annual May Day procession went ahead as planned but the dancing  took place in St Barnabas Church rather than on the Brentham Club playing fields. Grace Connett was crowned May Queen 2018 following in the footsteps … Continue reading

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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 Society Annual General Meeting

The  Annual General Meeting of The Brentham Society for the year ending August 2017 will be held at The Brentham Club on Thursday 15th March at 8pm. There will be a talk by Kew Gardens’ Mary Done on “The History … Continue reading

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Windows Report

The Brentham Society Committee has posted on the website its report on window renovation. The conclusions are given in the Executive Summary with Guidance for Residents in Appendix B. The Committee will continue looking at the specifications of conservation quality … Continue reading

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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

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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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