Why is it called Mortlake?

Why is it called Mortlake?

A Thames-side settlement with a proud industrial past, situated opposite the tip of the Chiswick peninsula. Domesday Book recorded the presence of a fishery here and Mortlake’s name probably derives from the Old English words ‘mort’, a young salmon, and ‘lacu’, a small stream (since lost).

Is Mortlake a nice place to live?

Mortlake is a friendly area with a village-like atmosphere due to being surrounded by green space, the River, and pretty period properties. It is popular with families. There are a number of independent shops and restaurants, and the pubs feel like proper locals.

What is Mortlake famous for?

From the early part of the 17th century until after the English Civil War, Mortlake was celebrated for the manufacture of tapestry, founded during the reign of James I at the Mortlake Tapestry Works.

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Is Mortlake a good place to live?

Mortlake is also very picturesque, with a number of significant bluestones buildings in the town. Mortlake has come a long way in recent years and has become quite a popular place to live.

Is Mortlake safe to live?

Safety. Mortlake is very safe. The area is currently rated as having average crime by the Met police, and there aren’t any high-crime hotspots nearby. The 2014/2015 crime rate and violence against the person rate were both significantly lower than the rates for London as a whole.

Is Mortlake a nice area?

What are the plans for the Stag Brewery site in Mortlake?

Controversial plans to redevelop the Stag Brewery site in Mortlake, including hundreds of new flats, a hotel, secondary school and even a ‘care village’, have been approved by Richmond Council, subject to further conditions.

Is the Stag Brewery redevelopment going to happen?

Mortlake Brewery Plan. Credit – The Stag Brewery Redevelopment Exhbition, Squire & Partners He reiterated that “the site is going to be developed”, and will not continue to be an empty brewery site. He said to refuse the application would be “a massive loss of opportunity”.

What should be done with the former site of Budweiser brewery?

The site was famous for the brewing of Budweiser beer, but this ceased in 2015, and there has been heated debate over what should be done with the site ever since. Guy Duckworth from Dartmouth Capital, which provides development management services for the developer, Reselton, said the approval was a “positive step for the future of the site”.

Why was a meeting at Mortlake Brewery cancelled?

A meeting back in December was cancelled as campaigners including the Mortlake Brewery Community Group (MBCG) argued that the plans did not take into account the impact of the closure of Hammersmith Bridge.