Highlights: Landmark Arts Centre with
events all year round; Teddington
Pram Race in June; Teddington Lock
and footbridge, The National Physical
Laboratory (NPL) and the UK's National
Local websites: teddingtontogether.org
Twickenham, situated on the Thames
opposite Eel Pie Island, is the second
largest shopping area in the borough.
It is very attractive to families and has
excellent transport links into London and
to Heathrow Airport.
Highlights: World Rugby Museum and
Stadium offering tours; Church Street
with independent boutiques, cafés and
restaurants - closed to traffic for alfresco
dining during the summer season;
markets and seasonal events in Church
Street throughout the year; English
Heritage Marble Hill House and Park;
Orleans House Gallery and Gardens
by the Thames; farmers' market every
Saturday in Holly Road car park (behind
Marks & Spencer); Shakespearean
Mary Wallace Theatre on the riverside.
Regular Family events at Diamond
Jubilee Gardens, Embankment. The
Exchange arts centre opposite the
station offering theatre, cinema and
events throughout the year.
Whitton and Heathfield
Whitton is a thriving local community,
and the town centre is a traditional and
authentic '1930s' high street with a
healthy mix of quality independent shops
and cafés/restaurants, and some quality
multiples providing a friendly welcome
and personal service.
Highlights: Special annual St George's
Day Parade and Christmas event by
the Whitton Traders Association. Murray
Park and Crane Park offer local walks by
the riverside and nature trails.
Richmond upon Thames
has a thriving community
of small businesses
including shops, food and
drink outlets and other
services that contribute to
the unique high streets we
have in the borough.
Supporting your local
businesses will ensure
your high street maintains
its character and
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