Richmond is a beautiful, affluent, historic town with a history that dates back over 900 years. It is the gateway for many of the boroughs tourist attractions, including Richmond Park and Richmond Theatre, the iconic view and riverside walks as well as a through route for transport to London and the surrounding areas. The town is also a destination in its own right for the evening and leisure economy
The town is the highest ranked centre in the borough and identified as a ‘major centre’ within the London Plan it attracts consumers from this and neighbouring boroughs. With a compact centre, largely focused on George Street and Hill Street, with some pleasant narrow alleyways running off towards The Green that are largely populated by smaller units which add to its appeal.
Richmond is an established up-market shopping destination, with retailers such as Fenn Wright Manson, Max Mara, LK Bennett, Timberland, Karen Millen, Joseph, Ted Baker, and Phase 8, and a large House of Fraser department store.
The centre is also well known for its pubs, theatres, restaurants, secluded cafés, and its farmers’ market which takes place on Saturdays 11 to 3. Traders from a wide range of backgrounds come to sell culinary goods such as dairy products, meats, baked goods and vegetables.
The town has a range of retail units, a number of business parks in close proximity and ample and varied office space, including a number of fit for purpose new build office spaces, and two serviced offices offered by Regus and MWB.
Where to find out more
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