Roads and transport
George Street in Richmond will be closed overnight on Saturday 16 March and Sunday 17 March 2024 for crane operations.
Council news | 22 Feb 24
Last autumn nearly 1,500 people contributed to an engagement project that set out to hear the voice of Richmond Town Centre.
Council news | 08 Feb 24
On Saturday 10 February, England will play Wales at Twickenham Stadium, kicking off at 4.45pm. It is anticipated that London, Rugby and Whitton roads will close between 3.45 and 4.45pm, and then between 6.15 and 9pm.
Council news | 07 Feb 24
On Monday 13 November 2023 the Transport and Air Quality Committee approved the lowering of the speed limit on the A305 Staines Road and A310 Kingston Road from 30mph to 20mph.
Council news | 24 Jan 24
The Big Game returns to Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 30 December 2023. There are two matches being played.
Council news | 21 Dec 23
The local Community BlueScapes project team is hosting volunteer days this December to help reduce flooding on Rocks Lane and Station Road by directing and filtering rainwater off the road and into Barnes Common.
Council news | 11 Dec 23
Addressing air quality is a top priority for Richmond upon Thames. We want everyone to be able to get around and access the services they need effortlessly and safely. That’s why we have rolled out a number of initiatives to make active travel easier and greener choices more attractive.
Council news | 17 Oct 23
We are introducing changes to parking restrictions in Station Road, Barnes to improve accessibility to Barnes Station.
Council news | 25 Sept 23
Richmond Council will install 525 new electric vehicle (EV) charging points across Richmond upon Thames. The borough already has 420 charging points, so the new additions will bring the total to 945.
Council news | 06 Sept 23
Richmond Council will be running a public engagement project to explore a new vision for Richmond town centre.
Council news | 29 Aug 23
Throughout August, Twickenham Stadium will be hosting matches ahead of the Rugby World Cup in France this Autumn.
Council news | 23 Aug 23
Councillor Gareth Roberts has responded to South Western Railway's consultation into the planned closure all of their rail ticket offices. The consultation has been extended to 1 September 2023.
Council news | 27 Jul 23
Families in Richmond upon Thames are again being invited to come out and play as part of Car Free Day on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September, with a scheme aimed at encouraging children to play outside in their streets.
Council news | 19 Jul 23
South Western Railway is proposing to close all of their ticket offices. Customers will still be able to access products and services through South Western Railway's website, their mobile app, contactless payment, pay as you go, at their customer contact centre, or at the station.
Community news | South Western Railway | 13 Jul 23
The minibus operates every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 5 April until 29 November 2023, between the hours of 9.25am and 4.20pm.
Community news | The Royal Parks | 10 Jul 23
We are developing a Night Time Strategy for Richmond upon Thames, and residents, businesses and regular visitors are invited to help shape it!
Council news | 06 Jun 23
We have published a proposed scheme to improve Ham Parade and residents are invited to have their say on the plans.
Council news | 05 Jun 23
Would you like to help reduce air pollution in our borough? Join our Air Quality team on Tuesday 13 June to support the cause.
Council news | 31 May 23
On Saturday 13 May, Twickenham Stadium is hosting the annual Army v Navy match.
Council news | 10 May 23
These permits will still be valid beyond the original expiration date of May 2023.
Council news | 04 May 23
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Updated: 13 May 2022