House clearance Isleworth TW7
Few little facts about Isleworth
Isleworth is a small town of Saxon origin sited within the Borough of Hounslow in West London. Isleworth's original area of settlement alongside The Thames, is known as 'Old Isleworth'. The North West corner of the town is called "Spring Grove".
Isleworth is home to a Crown Court. Known variously as Worton Hall Studios and Isleworth Studios, there used to be a film studios in Worton Road, Isleworth. Its most notable movies was 'African Queen'. The premises became a Mining Research Establishment after the close of the studios and is now an industrial estate.
In 1779, Sir Joseph Banks, England's greatest botanist sought a house with 34 acres along the northern side of what is now London Road. It became known as 'Spring Grove House'.
In 1804, Joseph Mallord William Turner moved to live in Sion Ferry House in Isleworth were he drew inspiration from the Picturesque Banks of the river Thames.
Post-impressionist artist Vincent Vangogh moved to Isleworth in 1876 to become a teacher and assistant preacher at a local school.
Walter Booth (1882 - 1938) creator of the first British animated cartoon film 'The Hand of The Artist', constructed his own outdoor studio in the back garden of Leville Lodge, Woodlands Road, Isleworth, in 1906 with Harold Bastick as his cameraman.