Marston Blog

Elmar and Wilston Court 80th Anniversary

2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the purchase of four houses in the Fulham Road that would be developed in to 16 flats at Elmar and Wilston Court in 1938.

The four buildings were purchased for less than £1200 each and were partially occupied the time.

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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...

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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