Everyone's talking about Brentford! Well, we certainly are... 

Our excavations in Brentford for Orion and Ballymore have revealed evidence of everyday life here over thousands of years, from humble prehistoric beginnings to an expensive Roman sarcophacus and even early modern toothbrushes. 

Now it's your chance to explore the area's fascinating past! Get free access to our historical and archaeological podwalk and join us on the streets of Brentford.


We're really excited to launch our brand new audio walking tour, which you can download for free here. Join our archaeologists on a walk through Brentford past and present, spotting historic buildings, and hearing stories about the people, places, and events that make Brentford special.

You'll learn about how the River Brent has shaped the town's history, from terrifying floods to opening up trade routes across the world. Discover where The Butts got its name, and meet some famous residents of Brentford past!

Brentford Festival of Archaeology Day

You can also join us at St Lawrence's Church (Brentford High St, TW8 8EW) on Saturday 20th of July for a community celebration of Brentford’s past!

As part of the Festival of Archaeology we’re sharing findings from our recent excavations, so come and discover the hidden histories of Brentford lying right beneath your feet.

Book your FREE ticket now to uncover finds from our Brentford Waterside excavations and try your hand at an ancient craft. Or join us for an archaeology talk from our experts. There’s something for all the family!

Find out more HERE.