richmond

Richmond

Richmond is nine miles west-south-west from the centre of London. Also, it is one of two major towns, the other being Twickenham within the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.Richmond lies opposite East Twickenham, and on the south side of the […]

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Shepherds Bush

Shepherds Bush is believed to have got its name from the fact that shepherds used to use this location as a resting area when they were on their way to London’s markets. People have inhabited for a very long time […]

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Turnham Green

Turnham Green is technically a park located on the Chiswick High Road in Chiswick, although it is generally considered a small area within Chiswick. South of the green is the Chiswick Town Hall whilst on the eastern flank of the […]

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hampton

Hampton

Hampton is an area within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, although it was previously classified within the county of Middlesex. It is based around an old village which is situated on the northern most bank of the River […]

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iver

Iver/ Iver Heath

Iver’s name is of Anglo Saxon origin and is recorded as meaning ‘place by the brow of the hill’ or ‘Evreham’. Iver is around 20 miles outside of London, whilst the area itself consists of about 8 square miles of […]

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Sunbury-on-Thames

A small town in south west London, Sunbury-on-Thames is a part of the London commuter belt. It is located in the borough of Spelthorne, and 16 miles (25 km) southwest of central London. It is also bordered by Hampton and […]

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Teddington

There is thought to have been human habitation of the area we now know as Teddington since the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods, due to evidence (such as bone tools) being found that have been dated back to the these periods; […]

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windsor

Windsor

The area known today as Windsor has been long been settled by humans, with archaeological evidence which suggest that the site was consistently settled throughout history because of its strategically valuable location, with items found from the Iron Age, Bronze […]

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