Work Experience - Student Blog
Starting work experience at Marston Properties on the 25th June 2018 gave me my first real taste of living and working in London. At first it seemed like a daunting task coming from a small village in Derbyshire, I had never experienced working or living in London...
Our second year as main sponsor for Parsons Green Fair – 7th July 2018
Parsons Green Fair 2018 took place on a sweltering hot day, the first Saturday in July. It was also the day England played and won 2-0 against Sweden in the world cup.
Marston staff Margaret, Joy and Tony helped get ready for the fair
Would the stall holders turn up? Would visitors turn up?Read more
Accredited Landlords for ten years - June 2018
Marston Properties reaches the ten year anniversary of being an Accredited Landlord this year.
Joining the Accredited Landlords scheme requires us to have at least one ‘accredited’ member of staff in the residential lettings department – we go a step further and ensure ALL our residential lettings staff are accredited.Read more
143-145 Strand never was the home of The India Club
Nehru and Lady Mountbatten had died well before there was a restaurant and bar at 143 145 Strand
Various newspaper articles have been critical of the recent decision by Historic England and DCMS not to list the building housing the India Club at 143-145 The Strand. We would like to take the opportunity to set the record straight here because, sadly, many journalists have continued to repeat the erroneous claims being made by the India Club Supporters.
While we respect that the restaurant and building hold a special place in the hearts of many people, it’s important that we don’t lose sight of the facts!Read more
Replacing London’s trees - March 2018
There are around 8.5 million trees in London – one for every Londoner - making it one of the greenest city’s in the world.Read more
150 years of the Plough Brewery Clapham SW8 - Feb 2018
2018 is the 15th anniversary of the opening of the building known as The Plough Brewery. The new building was opened on the 3rd February 1868 by master brewer Thomas Woodward.
In 1868 London was the biggest city on earth at the centre of the biggest trading nation in the world but the average life expectancy of a Londoner was only 20 years.
It is also the 50th anniversary of when Marston Properties purchased the brewery buildings. In 1968 the buildings were in a very sorry state and only three years later the building was under threat of demolition by the local council.Read more