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The association is formed of a new committee and increased membership. In July 2011 the outgoing chairman of the Grove Park Association, Peter Makower, gave the opportunity to form a new committee from a group of residents who had been previously been involved in canvassing local opinion, following a proposal to introduce a controlled parking scheme in Grove Park and Strand on the Green.

Now, the revitalised Grove Park Group seeks to represent its ever-expanding membership in their support for maintaining the unique ambience of the area between the A4 and the Thames. We highlight issues of concern to residents and liaise with other local groups and Council Members and Officers in the cause of keeping Grove Park special.     

The unique character of Grove Park is due to its history, which can be traced back to the stone age. Evidence of Saxon and Roman settlement is overlaid with that of farming activities of the middle ages and the building of country mansions in the 18th and 19th centuries. The most conspicuous example of the latter is Chiswick House, a Palladian villa built in 1734 by Lord Burlington, the Earl of Devonshire.

Today, Grove Park and Strand on the Green have a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs, including those on the tow path of the Thames.

Published on January 01, 2013