300 Years of West London's Housing
West London's 32nd Local History Conference
This year’s theme of the 32nd West London Local History Conference considers the way in which the expansion of local villages and the growth of the capital city changed the style and pattern of house building in our area. The sponsoring societies’ publications will be on sale, along with books by some of our speakers, enabling you to keep in touch with local history across West London.
The conference is on Saturday, 24 March 2012 at Montague Hall,Montague Rd, Hounslow. Tickets are £8.00 available only in advance, from sponsoring societies or by post from J McNamara, 31B Brook Rd South, Brentford TW8 ONN. Please send SAE and cheque made out to ‘West London Local History Conference’
9.30 Doors open for viewing of sponsoring societies' stalls
10.00 Welcome by Val Bott, chairman of the organising committee
10.05 Thomas Honour, carpenter of Richmond, and the building of Maids of Honour Row
12.00 Jonathan Carr – Master of Innovation
2.30 An exemplary approach to affordable housing: the planning, design and development of the Queen’s Rd Estate, Richmond
3.45 The South Acton estate
4.30 Summary of the day’s proceedings and Conference ends
The conference fee includes morning coffee and afternoon tea but participants should organise their own lunch. You are welcome to bring a packed lunch; there are cafés and food shops nearby in Hounslow High Street.
January 4, 2012