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Local websites: www.mystmargarets.com

and www.stmgrts.org.uk

Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill is an attractive riverside

location in a 'leafy' residential pocket of

Richmond upon Thames. The area has

a mix of large older homes, twentieth

century in-fill houses and flats and local

shops. and is well connected through

its rail station and close proximity to

Twickenham. Strawberry Hill House

provides a theatrical experience

for visitors, being one of the finest

examples of Georgian Gothic Revival

architecture. The village is also home to

St Mary's University College which is in

the heart of the area.

Highlights: Strawberry Hill House and

Gardens which plays host to a wide

range of events including twilight tours,

literature festivals and most recently a

murder mystery night, Radnor Gardens,

Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day.

Teddington

Teddington is a vibrant, leafy suburb

on the north bank of the Thames. The

main shopping area runs west from

Teddington Lock to the Memorial

Hospital, the High Street consisting

largely of independents and Broad

Street of multiples. Close proximity to

Heathrow Airport and a 30 min. South

West Train service into Waterloo gives

the area good transport links. There are

two hotels in addition to the Lensbury

Club and Conference Centre. With

Bushy Park an area of Special Scientific

Interest, St Mary's University and the

National Physical Laboratory this makes

Teddington a busy and vibrant centre.

Highlights: Landmark Arts Centre with

events all year round; Teddington

Pram Race in June; Teddington Lock

with a footbridge across the Thames;

home to the National Physical

Laboratory (NPL) & the UK's National

Measurement Institute.

Local websites: www.teddbiz.co.uk

www.teddingtonsociety.org.uk

www.teddnet.org

www.totallylocallyteddington.co.uk

Twickenham

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, cafes

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 Golden Jubilee Gardens,

Embankment.

Local websites:

www.www.twickenhamthetown.org.uk

www.trytwickenham.com

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: Home to Just Dancing

which has been in Whitton since 1987

and continues to sell quality dancewear

and a number of independent

shops. Special annual St George's Day

Parade and the very active Whitton

Community Centre.

Website: www.whittontowncentre.co.uk

Information correct at the time of going to print. Check websites for details.

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