Totally Richmond is the local guide to the Borough of Richmond upon Thames (from Hampton to Barnes and everything in between), created and run by locals. We do our best to keep the site up to date so please let us know if you spot anything that needs a tweak. We're always interested in knowing what you think of the local restaurants.
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Richmond, Surrey was named after Richmond, Yorkshire
Richmond Bridge, built in 1777, is the oldest bridge still standing over the Thames in the Greater London area.
The population of Richmond upon Thames in the 2011 census was 186,990.
There are so many things to do in Richmond upon Thames - here's our Top Ten (in no particular order)!
2. walking along the banks of the Thames, from Teddington Lock to Richmond. All in Richmond upon Thames
3. Shopping - on Richmond High Street
4. Hiring a boat on the River Thames
5. Eating at any of the great Richmond restaurants
6. Visiting Twickenham Stadium - for rugby or music
7. Watching a play at one of the many theatres
8. Buying local produce at one of the Farmers Markets
9. Taking the kids to the London Wetland Centre
10. Drinking a pint in the best pubs by the River Thames
Or just sitting at home in front of the tv and ordering some delivery food!
We're super excited that Twickenham is hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2015. Yes, we'll certainly be over-run with hundreds of thousands of rugby fans, but there's no doubt it's going to be an exciting occasion. You can even buy tickets here. We have info about Twickenham Stadium, parking in Twickenham and much more! We'll try to keep you posted on what's on in Twickenham and beyond.
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames includes Richmond, Kew, Barnes, Ham, East Sheen,
Teddington, Whitton, St Margarets, Strawberry Hill, Mortlake, Petersham, Twickenham,
Hampton Hill and Hampton. We think it's the greatest community in Greater London -
perhaps in the whole of England, and it's becoming more and more green with significant
Richmond upon Thames was named so in 1963 despite Twickenham having twice the population of the town of Richmond and also being the home of the Borough Council offices. The town of Richmond is known as Richmond Surrey (or Richmond in Surrey).
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