Old Town Hall

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Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP†
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Whittaker Avenue, the road on which Richmond's Old Town Hall stands is named after Sir John Whittaker Ellis, a former Lord Mayor of London and the first mayor for the new borough of Richmond. The Hall, built in the 1890s and opened in 1893 by the Duke of York, who later became King George V, stands on land donated by Whittaker. Overlooking the Thames, it now contains the major information services for the borough - the Reference Library, the Local Studies Collection and Richmond Information Centre as well as the Riverside Gallery, run by the Orleans House Gallery. On the second floor is the Museum of Richmond which houses the royal borough's important historical artefacts.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Richmond Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Richmond Railway Station
7 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Richmond Riverside
2 minutes walk
Friar's Lane
2 minutes walk

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Hotels near Old Town Hall

Near Old Town Hall
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Richmond Hill Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £49† 32% off
Richmond Hill, TW10 | 12 minutes from Old Town Hall
Richmond Hill Hotel offers you the best of both worlds, a classic setting and a contemporary hotel. Steeped in history, character and charm the 17th Century ...More
Hilton London Syon Park London
Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel† from £75† 21% off
Syon Park, TW8 | 26 minutes from Old Town Hall
Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ...More
Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock London
Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £47† 22% off
Commerce Road, TW8 | 32 minutes from Old Town Hall
If you want a place to stay that combines the sleepy, leafy charm of West London with access to the town centre, then you could hardly ...More
Marble Hill House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marble Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 13 minutes from Old Town Hall
The waterside Palladian villa, Marble Hill House, was built for Henrietta Howard, the mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales. Set between ...More
Ham House & Gardens London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ham House & Gardens
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, TW10 | 22 minutes from Old Town Hall
Perched on the edge of the River Thames and first built in 1610, this ornate but almost melancholic Stuart mansion combines extensive formal gardens with a ...More
Syon House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Syon House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 | 27 minutes from Old Town Hall
The working London home to the Duke of Northumberland, Syon House is set within a 200-acre park and located on the site of a medieval abbey ...More
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Sights and Attractions near Old Town Hall

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Town Hall
Pottery Cafe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 | 7 minutes from Old Town Hall
All Richmond mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their ...More
Syon Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Syon Park
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 | 27 minutes from Old Town Hall
There have been gardens at Syon for over 500 years. They include herbaceous beds, a large lake, a rose garden with 100 different varieties of old-fashioned ...More
Syon Park Gardens London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Syon Park Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Syon Park, TW8 | 27 minutes from Old Town Hall
These 40 acres of gardens include the restored Great Conservatory - a magnificent building of glass and Bath stone originally designed as a show house for ...More
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Events near Old Town Hall

Near Old Town Hall
Royal Opera Live Encore Screening: Andrea Chenier London
Now On
Royal Opera Live Encore Screening: Andrea Chenier
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: Saturday 31st January 2015 - 11am
Curzon Richmond, 3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
David McVicar directs Umberto Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love during the French Revolution, based loosely on the life of the eponymous French poet. Jonas ...More
Nocturne: The Romantic Life Of Frederic Chopin London
On Soon
Nocturne: The Romantic Life Of Frederic Chopin
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Wednesday 4th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
A programme of words and music scripted and adapted from letters and diaries by Lucy Parham. Readings by Dame Harriet Walter and Henry Goodman are interspersed ...More
Little Light London
On Soon
Little Light
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th February to 7th March 2015 - Various Times
Orange Tree Theatre, 1 Clarence Street, Richmond, TW9 | 9 minutes from Old Town Hall
A dark, contemporary drama by Alice Birch which questions whether we can ever let go of the past....More
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Entertainment near Old Town Hall

Near Old Town Hall
Curzon Richmond London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Richmond
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
The most petite member of the Curzon family, the 144-seat Curzon Richmond is also the one whose roots extend the furthest back. Built on the ...More
Puppet Theatre Barge London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Puppet Theatre Barge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83 Petersham Road, Opposite Terrace Gardens, TW10 | 7 minutes from Old Town Hall
For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and ...More
The Bearcat Comedy Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bearcat Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Turk's Head, 28 Winchester Road, TW1 | 14 minutes from Old Town Hall
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat Comedy Club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ...More
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Shopping near Old Town Hall

The best shops and markets near Old Town Hall
William Curley Patissier & Chocolatier London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Curley Patissier & Chocolatier
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Paved Court, Richmond, TW9 | 2 minutes from Old Town Hall
William Curley, patissier and chocolatier, has worked with the best in the business and still advises and supplies chefs including Marco Pierre White, Pierre Koffman and ...More
The Real Ale Shop London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Real Ale Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
Spending most of our time in pubs swilling foreign lager pushed by multi-national breweries, the British nation has turned their back on their home-grown beer. Often ...More
Vivian's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vivian's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
2 Worple Way, Richmond Surrey, TW10 | 9 minutes from Old Town Hall
When it comes to fresh, farm produce head for Vivian’s on Worple Way. Hidden away on a side street outside the centre, a stunning Art Deco ...More
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Restaurants near Old Town Hall

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Wagamama London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
3 Hill Street, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ...More
Jackson & Rye Richmond London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jackson & Rye Richmond
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Hotham House, 1 Heron Square, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
Inspired by 1920s Brooklyn bars and Manhattan speakeasies, Jackson and Rye is the place to go for US classics like Mac and cheese, crispy crab cakes ...More
Strada London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
26 Hill Street, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ...More
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Education near Old Town Hall

Near Old Town Hall
The Kids Cookery School London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 3.3 miles from Old Town Hall
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ...More
The Artists Theatre School London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 3.4 miles from Old Town Hall
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ...More
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 4 miles from Old Town Hall
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety of topics ...More
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Old Town Hall gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Old Deer Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Deer Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 17 minutes from Old Town Hall
A great place to wander around and get lost, the Old Deer Park - which meanders from the edge of Richmond down to the Thames - ...More
Ham House Gardens London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ham House Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ham Street, Ham, TW10 | 22 minutes from Old Town Hall
These extensive formal and historic gardens perched on the edge of the River Thames are attached to the 17th century Stuart mansion Ham House. In 1626 ...More
Richmond Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Richmond Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, Holly Lodge, TW10 | 22 minutes from Old Town Hall
Only 30 minutes or so from central London, Richmond Park is English countryside as you might imagine it depicted in a glossily illustrated Robin Hood story: ...More
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Pubs near Old Town Hall

The best pubs near London Old Town Hall.
St Margarets Pub & Dining London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margarets Pub & Dining
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
107 St Margarets Road, TW1 | 11 minutes from Old Town Hall
Gastropub...More
White Swan London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Swan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 20 minutes from Old Town Hall
With probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck ...More
The Victoria London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Victoria
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 West Temple Sheen, SW14 | 26 minutes from Old Town Hall
Paul Merrett, Michelin star chef and presenter of BBC 2's 'Ever Wondered About Food' and author of 'Using the Plot Tales of an Allotment Chef' owns ...More
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Nightlife near Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Tea Box London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 3 minutes from Old Town Hall
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ...More
Vinoteca Chiswick London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 3.2 miles from Old Town Hall
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ...More
Munki London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 4 miles from Old Town Hall
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ...More
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Meeting venue hire near Old Town Hall

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Town Hall.
Petersham Nurseries London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 17 minutes from Old Town Hall
...More
Orleans House Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Orleans House Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 19 minutes from Old Town Hall
Orleans House Gallery is sited in a picturesque woodland garden by the Thames at Twickenham. The gallery hosts†a lively programme of temporary exhibitions while the adjacent ...More
Ham House & Gardens London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 22 minutes from Old Town Hall
...More

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BFI Film Academy: Course
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