Slough is a town in Berkshire, England, and is the primary setting for the British television series The Office. The town's name is pronounced "slew" (rhymes with "dew"). The city has a long history dating back to the early Middle Ages and was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Slo. It is thought to derive from the Old English word slot, meaning "muddy place".
In recent years, Slough has become known for its large immigrant population, particularly from South Asia and Eastern Europe. The town has also been associated with various controversial developments, such as the building of the Slough Trading Estate and the construction of the M4 motorway. Adding a new shutter to the town's landscape is just one more example of how Slough is constantly evolving. The new shutter will add a splash of color to an otherwise drab street and is sure to be a welcome addition to the community.