News Archive 2008

Archive of press releases on Chiswick House and Gardens from 2008.

Tree Works at Chiswick House
November 28 2008
A considerable amount of work to trees is currently taking place.
Archaeological dig to start on Jacobean house remains
November 15 2008
The archaeology team return to Chiswick to excavate the site where the former Jacobean mansion stood.
Ionic Temple Restoration Starts Soon
November 10 2008
Burlington's Ionic Temple which has suffered from lead theft is to be restored.
News from the Walled Garden
November 8 2008
Restoration work will commence on the walled garden at the end of 2008.
Landscape Restoration Works Stepped Up
November 2 2008
November 2008 saw the beginning of the most intensive phase of garden works which will continue until April 2009.
Wildlife Habitats Improved at Chiswick
November 1 2008
Work is taking place in the gardens to improve the habitat for wildlife.
House Festival Raises 75,000 pounds for Restoration Project
September 19 2008
Hot bands, hot weather and fantastic food make House Festival a huge success.
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust opposes Heathrow expansion
May 7 2008
A letter to Ruth Kelly opposing the Heathrow expansion from Rupert Hambro
Work starts on new cafe building at Chiswick House
August 8 2008
Work starts this week on a brand new cafe at Chiswick House and Gardens.
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust Appoints New Director
April 1 2008
The Chiswick House and Gardens Trust has appointed Sarah Finch-Crisp as its new Director.
Advance works in the Gardens
February 1 2008
Prior to restoration work starting in Chiswick House Gardens at the end of March, a limited programme of tree conservation work will be taking place.
Iconic Gardens at Chiswick saved by Heritage Lottery Fund
January 1 2008
After years of uncertainty and continuing decline, the magnificent gardens surrounding Chiswick House in west London are to be restored.

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