Why live and work in the London Borough of Richmond ?
Richmond is a great place to live. We have some of the most comprehensive public transport links in the South East including regular commuter trains into London (approx. 35 min) and access the Underground District line from Richmond. Both Heathrow and Gatwick airports are only 45 minutes’ drive away and the coastal beaches to the south are within an hour’s journey.
We have world class sporting facilities including Twickenham Rugby ground and stadium, for year round sport and events and concert venue. We have three football premiership clubs within thirty minutes journey and premiership rugby within the borough. The river Thames snakes through the heart of the borough offering access to sailing, rowing and canoeing clubs, shopping and river side dining, and ferries into and out of London. We have hundreds of restaurants and pubs catering for every taste and budget and theatres both within the borough and in the west end.
The two Royal Parks; Richmond Park and Bushy Park provide huge open air spaces within the M25 and Kew Royal botanical gardens offers world famous research and a wonderful place to relax with your family. Kingston and Richmond town centres offer some of the best shopping in London and Hampton Court Palace is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world.
Richmond is a safe friendly borough with excellent state and private schools and offers a great place for people of all ages to live and work.