Marston Blog

150 years of the Plough Brewery Clapham SW8

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.  

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Hurry Hurry! Only 2 retail units immediately available on Wandsworth Bridge Road

Wandsworth Bridge Road is one of the main arterial roads coming in to south west London and is designated a ‘neighbourhood parade’ by Hammersmith and Fulham planners. There is the predictable smattering of estate agents and convenience stores, but this high street is thriving, providing bespoke products and personal services for homes and health and beauty.

Only two retail units out of the 9 vacant units in Wandsworth Bridge Road are ready to move in to.

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Clapham Society Awards Plough Brewery the Green Plaque

Marston Properties is delighted to announce that the Clapham Society has awarded the Green Plaque award to the Grade II-listed Plough Brewery Clapham. The award scheme commemorates buildings that have survived a significant change of use and was initiated by the Clapham Society in 2011, as part of its mission to promote excellence in new developments and celebrate conservation of the best features of the past.

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Our Latest Transformation!

Purchased in October 2014, 170 Wandsworth bridge Road was opened for letting on the 5th September 2017 by Marston Properties construction director Peter Bull.

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Foundry Mews Open House venue 16th September 2017

Open House London is a celebration of the city's architecture. For one weekend only hundreds of great buildings of all types and periods open their doors to all and this year Foundry Mews will be part of it.

Foundry Mews courtyard (58 Barnes High Street, Richmond, SW13 9AZ) will be available to wander around from 10.00am till 4.00pm and there may be one of the apartments open and an office or two. The development was built by Marston properties and completed in May 2016. Consisting of 7 apartments and 10 B1 office units the site is fully let and so we are very grateful to all the residents and occupants who have allowed us access.


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Parsons Green Fair 1st July 2017

Fulham Good Neighbours supported by Marston Properties welcomed over 7000 visitors to Parsons Green Fair on a hot and humid Saturday in July.

With over one hundred stalls you could buy anything from hand thrown pots from Richmond to knitted bunting from Bishop Crighton House, cakes and jam from Fulham and Chelsea WI to chocolates by Eloise and homemade sweets from ‘Discover Islam’.

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