A Quick Overview of Mortlake
Mortlake is a suburban district of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames on the south bank of the River Thames between Kew and Barnes. Historically it was part of Surrey and until 1965 was in the Municipal Borough of Barnes.
- For many centuries it had village status and extended far to the south, to include East Sheen and part of what is now Richmond Park.
- Its Stuart and Georgian history was economically one of malting, brewing, farming, watermen and a great tapestry works.
- A London landmark, the former Mortlake Brewery or Stag Brewery, is on the edge of Mortlake.