Richmond Area Guide
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Just 19 minutes away from London Waterloo, Richmond offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the inner city. Demand is always high for properties in and around the area, and it’s easy to see why, with more than its fair share of beautiful open spaces, including 3 Royal Parks, a plethora of excellent schools, buzzing town centre and the River Thames, which runs through the heart of the borough.
Richmond’s wide selection of transport links is one of the reasons the area is such a popular place to live.
Richmond Station provides access to London Underground District line services into Central London.
Regular fast (19 minute) national rail services run from Richmond to London Waterloo, as well as London Overground Trains to Willesden Junction, Euston & Stratford.
There is a good selection of bus routes in and around Richmond, serving Hammersmith (33 & 419), Clapham Junction (337), Kingston (65) and Heathrow Terminal 5 (490) to name a few.
Road links into and out of Richmond are excellent, and include the A316 leading into central London and the M3, M4 and M25, providing access to the West and South West.
The town offers a wide selection of social and recreational facilities including:
- Bishops Park
- Cedars Health & Leisure Club
- Ham House
- Marble Hill House and Park
- Orange Tree Theatre
- Richmond Green
- Richmond Park (2360 acres)
- Richmond Theatre
- Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
- Royal Mid Surrey Golf Course
- Syon House and Park
The borough of Richmond is renowned for its high performance primary & secondary schools.
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Richmond is renowned for its vibrant town centre, where there are a wide selection of boutiques, high street chains, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. Popular destinations for evenings out, after work drinks or lunch hot spots include: