Old Town Hall  

 
 
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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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Richmond Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Richmond Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
St Margarets Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Richmond Riverside
 
2 minutes walk
 
Friar's Lane
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Richmond Hill Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  34% 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 > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £58  36% 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 > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  26% 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
 
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Town Hall
Museum of Richmond
London > Attractions > Museums
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, TW9 | Same location as Old Town Hall
Housed in the Old Town Hall (built in 1893), the Museum of Richmond displays models and dioramas as well as an interesting collection of items relating ... More
 
 
 
Riverside Gallery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Old Town Hall
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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
 
 
 
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End Of The Rainbow
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th and 27th May 2016 at 7.30pm & 28th May 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
Peter Quilter's study of Judy Garland's mid-1960s comeback and her battles with her fiance and her own demons. Featuring the songs The Man That Got Away, ...More
 
 
 
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Buddy Holly And The Cricketers
London > Events > Music  Dates: Sunday 29th May 2016 - 7.30pm
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
A rock'n'roll show including classic hits such as That'll Be The Day and Peggy Sue....More
 
 
 
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Northern Ballet: Jane Eyre
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June 2016 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
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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
 
 
 
Comedy at the Cricketers
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Cricketers, The Green, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 2 minutes from Old Town Hall
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Laughing Horse Richmond
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Hope of Richmond, 115-117 Kew Road,, TW9 | 3 minutes from Old Town Hall
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The Lion & Unicorn
London > Shopping > Books
19 King Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 2 minutes from Old Town Hall
A charming bookshop specialising in children's books, the Lion & Unicorn makes reading fun for kids. There's a real sense of community; they regularly run reader ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The Real Ale Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Language upon Thames
London > Education > Language Courses
53A George Street, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, TW9 | 3 minutes from Old Town Hall
Language school offering courses in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and much more. Fantastic location in the beautiful riverside town of Richmond upon Thames, but just ... More
 
 
 
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JMH Fitness
London > Leisure > Fitness
32 Queensberry House, Friars Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 3 minutes from Old Town Hall
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Richmond Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Portland Terrace, TW9 | 4 minutes from Old Town Hall
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Buccleuch Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Petersham Road, Richmond, TW10 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
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The Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 2 miles from Old Town Hall
The smallest of four pubs on Kew Green, The Greyhound closed down in 2009 amid fears for its future. Now back open and with its former ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Ship, Mortlake
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Thames Bank, SW14 | 36 minutes from Old Town Hall
Built in 1781, the Ship is without doubt most famous for its location on the finishing line of the Oxford Cambridge Boat Race. Located on the ... More
 
 
 
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All Bar One Richmond
London > Nightlife > Bars
9-11 Hill Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
Pitcher & Piano Richmond
London > Nightlife > Bars
11 Bridge Street, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
A pleasant chain bar with wooden floors and furniture, the Pitcher & Piano offers a decent range of wines, spirits and beers in a stylish yet ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Curzon Richmond
London > Business > Venue Hire
3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
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Richmond Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Green, Richmond, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
The Victorian Richmond Theatre, which opened on 18 September 1899 with a performance of As You Like It, is one of the best examples of work ... More
 
 
 
The Bingham
London > Business > Venue Hire
61-63 Petersham Road, Richmond-Upon-Thames, TW10 | 6 minutes from Old Town Hall
The best part about dining at Bingham, a tastefully tarted up riverside townhouse-turned-boutique hotel in Richmond, is its proximity to the water. With a covered, heated ... More
 
 
 
 

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