House Clearance in Shepperton
Few little facts about Shepperton
Shepperton is a town in the borough of Spelthorne, Surrey.The name is derived from 'Shepherd's Town' and the name of one of the older streets, Sheep Walk, still reflects that origin.
Shepperton in the Domesday Book of 1086 was called Scepertone. It was held by Westminster Abbey.
Shepperton Studios is located in Shepperton. Many films were made here such as Carol Reed's The Third Man, Harry Enfield's Kevin and Perry Go Large and Kenneth Branagh's Frankenstein and John Huston's "The African Queen" . Shepperton was also the home of author J. G. Ballard and provides the setting for his novel The Unlimited Dream Company, it also gets a mention in the novel The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells in which its destruction is described. In fact, to non-British people this town and its neighbour Weybridge are more likely to be known for their fictional destruction in Wells' book than for any actual event which happened there.
Shepperton is home to Thamesmead School, which was until recently famous for its music concerts, particularly pop and rock music, under the leadership of Dennis Elvie.
John Boorman, English Filmmaker was born in Shepperton.