Front block and return wings of main Gillette building


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Statutory Address:
Front block and return wings of main Gillette building, Great West Road
Statutory Address:
Front block and return wings of main Gillette building, Syon Lane


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Statutory Address:
Front block and return wings of main Gillette building, Great West Road
Statutory Address:
Front block and return wings of main Gillette building, Syon Lane

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Greater London Authority
Hounslow (London Borough)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 16230 77440


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TQ 1677 19/502

ISLEWORTH SYON LANE (AT JUNCTION OF GREAT WEST ROAD) Front block and return wings of main Gillette building.

(Formerly listed as Premises of Gillette UK Ltd)

II 1937. Bannister Fletcher, Architect. Two storeys and basement with very lofty central tower. Brick. Three-seven-three-seven-three bays. Ends project slightly and have both storeys of iron-framed windows in a recessed panel. Main windows also in two storeys with decorative metal aprons without brickwork. Plain parapet. Further storey set back behind parapet. Central part projects and has itself a projecting centre as base to tower.

Central entrance approached by steps. Tower has plain shaft except for slight pilaster-strips and small slit windows. Open stage with enlarged classical window surround and balustrade on each face; surmounted by shaped top storey with clock face on each. Shorter return fronts similar to main front.

Listing NGR: TQ1623077440


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/07982/16
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