A notable family from Brentford was the 18th/19th century architectural father and son partnership, the Hardwicks.
Many pre-Roman artifacts have been excavated in and around the area in Brentford known as 'Old England'.
Dredging the river uncovered so many more that they had to be removed, for they were a hazard to navigation.
Although Cæsar's descriptions are compelling, there has been no archaeological proof that this was the spot where he and his army had to fight to cross.
A 19th and 20th centuries mixed social and private housing locality: New Brentford is contiguous with the Osterley neighbourhood of Isleworth and Syon Park and the Great West Road which has most of the largest business premises.
The ford was most likely located where the main road crossed the river.