Sir Tom lived in the modernist house in Manygate Lane in the 1960s before moving to Sunbury

Wales may be the true ‘green, green grass of home’ for Sir Tom Jones, but for several years the crooner called Shepperton his home.

Just a few miles from the famous Shepperton Studios, Sir Tom lived with his wife Linda and son Mark on the newly built Manygate Lane Estate.

The houses of the estate, with huge windows, wooden panelled ceilings and flat roofs, are gems of Modernist architecture and were clearly a popular destination for 1960s stars including Marlon Brando and Dickie Valentine.

Built in 1964-65 by the Lyon Group, the houses were designed by Swiss architect…

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Original article by Charlotte Talbot for Surrey Live
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