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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
Twickenham Riverside – A Better Way Ahead
What’s not to like about the new riverside development for Twickenham? Large grassy areas and trees, a new café and restaurant/pub overlooking the river, children’s play area, a space for open air events, improved cycling routes and no parking free-for-all on The Embankment. Look a bit deeper and is this really what you thought you […]Read More