A brand new Morrisons will be the go-to for the weekly shop, and a new independent cinema will the place to catch silver-screen classics and new release movies.
Opposite Market Square, a stand of pollarded willow is a reminder of the town’s agricultural and industrial past, and the legacy of two celebrated Brentford families.
From the bustle of The High Street and Market Square to the more intimate stores of The Lanes, the sense of light and green space by the water’s edge is an opening up what was a crowded network of post-industrial sites to create a town centre with all the facets that modern life demands.
St Lawrence’s Church will be re-shaped into a new venue for emerging West London creative talent, a marketplace for artisan producers and pop-up food festivals, a backdrop for art shows and a changing schedule of craft markets and community-focused events.
From its versatile floorspace to the magnificent vaulted ceiling the sensitive re-development of Thomas Hardwick’s treasured 18th century building gives the town a new permanent platform for workshops, masterclasses, open days and impromptu performances with familiar faces from the flourishing local music scene.