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WHY DOES THE TWICKENHAM COALITION GET INVOLVED?

Why does The Twickenham Coalition get involved? Short answer:  We want the best for Twickenham and we hold Richmond Council to account, to deliver what they said they will deliver in the Twickenham Riverside development.  Quite simply, they haven’t. The Coalition’s aim is to revitalise our unique and very special riverside, to strengthen the local […]

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Richmond Council Town Square Twickenham & Riverside

Twickenham Riverside – Getting it right

Coalition letter to the Editor, Twickenham & Richmond Tribune There are a few, brief but important, notes of caution arising from Ben Makins’ letter in last week’s Tribune (28 May). Firstly, the writer’s ‘outside the box’ thinking presupposes amendments to the design brief produced by the RIBA and Richmond Council and formally approved two years […]

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Open Space & Buildings Richmond Council Town Square Twickenham & Riverside

Twickenham Riverside – What does the majority want?

(Coalition letter to the Tribune, 21 May 2021) To the Editor, Richmond & Twickenham Tribune The present scheme promoted by Richmond Council has attracted many elaborate claims.  Richmond Council are delivering what the majority of Twickenham residents have requested, the majority of Twickenham residents are very happy with this really excellent scheme and the Council […]

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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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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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Richmond Council Twickenham & Riverside

Coalition letter – Consultation results, 26 March 2021

To the Editor, Twickenham & Richmond Tribune Summary of letter published 26 March 2021 Twickenham Riverside Consultation Jan/Feb 2021 The author of last week’s letter ‘Twickenham Riverside’ deserves applause for casting a critical eye over the Council’s consultation results and highlighting the tip of an iceberg.  The consultation held by Richmond Council had almost as […]

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Richmond Council Twickenham & Riverside

Coalition letter – Response to Council’s proposals, 5 March 2021

To the Editor, Twickenham & Richmond Tribune                                                  Published 5 March 2021 Community responses to the Council’s Twickenham Riverside proposals Richmond Council announced at the start of the consultation in January: “We are determined to make this site the destination it should be and deliver a scheme that we can all be proud of and enjoy.”  […]

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