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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

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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
Car Parks

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

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Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £115† 32% 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 £50† 27% 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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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
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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
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Temperate House at Kew
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens, Kew Road, TW9 | 23 minutes from Old Town Hall
A Grade I listed building at Kew , the spectacular Temperate House is the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world. One of ... More
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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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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
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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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Blithe Spirit
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th to 22nd Feb 2020
Old Town Hall, The Green, Surrey, Soho, London TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
Jennifer Saunders plays the clairvoyant Madame Arcati in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, directed by former National Theatre director Sir Richard Eyre. Written in 1941, Coward's witty ...More
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Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There'
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 8pm
Old Town Hall, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
The self-anointed show business legend wrestles with big questions such as are we alone in the universe....More
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An Evening Of Eric & Ern
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Thursday 27th February 2020 - 7.30pm
Old Town Hall, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel's faithful homage to Morecambe and Wise, crammed full of well-known routines, sketches and music, from Grieg's Piano Concerto to Mr Memory ...More
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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
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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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The Turk's Head
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Winchester Road, St Margaret's, 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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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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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
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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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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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The Ivy Cafe, Richmond
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
9-11 Hill Street, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
Part of The Ivy Collection, with sister sites in Marylebone, Wimbledon Village and St John's Wood, The Ivy Cafe, Richmond is an all-day British cafe-brasserie with ... 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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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
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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
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 4 miles from Old Town Hall
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
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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
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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
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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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The White Cross
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Off Water Lane, TW9 | 1 minute from Old Town Hall
Whet your whistle with a pint at Richmond's suitably historic White Cross pub. Right on the river, but still in the very centre of town not ... More
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St Margarets Pub & Dining
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
107 St Margarets Road, TW1 | 11 minutes from Old Town Hall
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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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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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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
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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 5 minutes from Old Town Hall
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
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Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 17 minutes from Old Town Hall
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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
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Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 22 minutes from Old Town Hall
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