Richmond upon Thames


The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames is in south-west London. It was created in 1965 when three smaller council areas joined together.

The River Thames runs for over 10 miles through the borough, linking Hampton Court Palace, Richmond Town Centre and Kew Gardens with London. Richmond has historic houses, theatres, museums, galleries, exhibits and town centres bursting with life.

Parks take up a great deal of the borough, and include Richmond Park, Bushy Park, Kew Gardens, and Hampton Court Park. There are over 100 parks and open spaces within its boundary and 140 hectares are designated as part of the Metropolitan Green Belt.

  • 465
    new homes
    built in Richmond upon Thames between April 2017 and March 2018
  • 199k
    total population
    in 2018
  • 15105
    active in Richmond upon Thames in 2017
  • 33m
    at Richmond upon Thames railway stations in 2017

Richmond upon Thames neighbourhoods

Current projects in Richmond upon Thames

Your assembly member

Tony Arbour

GLA Conservatives
Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames
What they can do for you

Volunteering in Richmond upon Thames with Team London

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