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Diamond Jubilee Gardens News Richmond Council Twickenham & Riverside

Diamond Jubilee Gardens under new “threat”?

The next meeting of the Finance, Policy and Resources Committee – Twickenham Riverside Scheme, Decision to use Compulsory Purchase Order Powers – will be on 28th June 2021 at 7:00 pm. Lengthy talks have been progressing with the Trustees of the Diamond Jubilee Gardens but Richmond’s Council Officers are again seeking Compulsory Purchase powers. Background […]

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Local Interest News Twickenham & Riverside

Mary Wallace Theatre – SUMMERLAND, Saturday 26 June to Saturday 3 July

SUMMERLAND The Richmond Shakespeare Society presents the first European production of Arlitia Jones’ thrilling and suspenseful play, set in New York in the aftermath of Civil War. Part of the exciting post-pandemic season at Mary Wallace Theatre, The Embankment, Twickenham Dates: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 3 July except Weds 30 June Performances: Contact Box […]

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Local Interest News Twickenham & Riverside

Thames Eyot Boathouse to be restored

This Grade II listed boathouse in Twickenham is to be restored and redesigned as a community and education space. The boathouse at Thames Eyot in Twickenham was built nearly 150 years ago and is on Historic England’s register of Heritage At Risk. The restoration project is being managed by Habitats & Heritage, a local charity […]

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Eel Pie Island Richmond Council Traffic and Parking Twickenham & Riverside

Traffic and Parking Plans Contested By The Community (Press Release, 28 April 2021)

Twickenham is moving towards achieving the ambition of many decades to revitalise the Riverside, but the latest development proposals by Richmond Council are more contentious than any put forward during the last 40 years, claims The Twickenham Coalition. Overwhelming thumbs down to Council’s parking proposals In June 2020 Richmond Council held a public consultation about […]

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Eel Pie Island Twickenham & Riverside

Eel Pie Island in Twickenham’s heritage, river sports and business community

Eel Pie Island’s residents, sports clubs, boatyards and other business enterprises are an essential part of the community of Twickenham and the town’s cultural and river-based heritage, sporting activities and business life.  The town’s music culture was for decades centred on the Eel Pie Island Hotel, an iconic venue in the fifties and sixties for […]

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Local Interest News Twickenham & Riverside

Church Street has reopened!

Traders in Church Street, Twickenham, have been getting ready to welcome back their customers and visitors when lockdown measures were eased on 12th April. Now you can come and browse the many independent shops, boutiques, hair and beauty salons, day spas, the florist and gift shops in this charming part of Twickenham, as well as […]

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Open Space & Buildings Town Square Twickenham & Riverside

Coalition letter to the Tribune – Tall Buildings and Town Square, 9 April 2021

To the Editor, Twickenham & Richmond Tribune                                                  Published 9 April 2021 Town Square and Riverside Park for Twickenham Leaving aside some of the ill-informed remarks and assumptions made in a letter published the other week (26 March, Twickenham Riverside: The Council is Delivering), there are a few relevant comments that should not pass unnoticed. Firstly, […]

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Twickenham & Riverside

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 1921-2021

The Nation grieves with the Royal Family over their loss.

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Local Interest News Twickenham & Riverside

Turner’s House – Turner’s English Coasts

Turner’s House – Turner’s English Coasts New Exhibition – Turner’s English Coasts, from 22nd May 2021 Turner’s House will reopen for public visits on Saturday 22nd May 2021 with a new exhibition – Turner’s English Coasts. Where: Turner’s House, Sandycombe Lodge, 40 Sandycoombe Road, Twickenham TW1 2LR When: From Saturday 22nd May 2021 (subject to […]

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