The historical London Borough of Hounslow

London is truly massive with a plethora of Boroughs to choose from. In West London lies the Borough of Hounslow, bordering Richmond upon Thames, Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing, and Hillingdon. With a range of landmarks and places to visit, the area is not short of history or things to do.

Gardens are always a beautiful sight and The Great Conservatory in Syon Park plays host to some of the best examples in London. It can be considered the Kew Gardens of the West and the establishments actually have a friendly rivalry with each other.

The Park itself is home to Syon House, the home of the long lasting Percy family, Dukes of Northumberland. The property has more history to its name than you can imagine. If you are planning to visit the, you can do so anytime besides the winter, when the Percy’s are in residence.

The Borough of Hounslow is also no stranger to churches and among the best is St. Michael and All Angels in Bedford Park. This church is fairly modern, built in the 1880’s and designed by acclaimed architect Richard Norman Shaw. It is known for the beautiful Arts and Crafts interior which was done in a powerful deep green and apricot.

When it comes to people, you may be interested to know that the Powhatan princess Pocahontas visited England in 1616-17 with husband John Rolfe. The Rolfe family lived in a house next to London Road opposite the north edge of Syon Park.

With one of the richer histories in the country, the Borough is the ideal home for someone with a keen thirst for knowledge. It is no surprise that such a wide array of people is attracted to the area.

At Finefair we do everything we can to assist landlords in the area, helping them to offer great homes for tenants. We offer a range of services including details about council leasing and guaranteed rental schemes. With us you can explore the opportunities available to you and take the best course of action for your assets.