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Pharos Marine, 77 High Street, Brentford
Janet McNamara forwarded this photo taken by 'Christine Diwell, secretary of the Heritage Guides, of the entrance of Pharos Marine. I seem to remember having lots of their advertising material at one of our Local History days.'
Ordnance Survey maps give clues to the site development. A revision of 1935, published 1936, shows two separate and irregularly-shaped buildings east of Dock Road, 78 on the corner with 77 next to it. The map surveyed 1959 to 1960, published 1961, shows 77 and 78 as one large building occupying the sites of the two earlier ones, with 'Works' behind them.
There is a piece about the Pharos Marine's Beacon Works in Brentford & Chiswick Local History Journal no. 32, 2023, by Sophie Bailey.
Brief history of 76 High Street and neighbouring properties. Number 77 was built on the site of a large timberyard which operated from 1814 well into the 20th century.
Photo of Pharos Marine works, 1973, Peter Young.
Photo from early 2000s, Felidae website.
Photo from June 2008 showing the Pharos Marine and Heidelberg buildings.
Some memories of Pharos Marine noted at Brentford Festival, 2008.
Published May 2023