If you’re thinking about moving home then coming to Richmond upon Thames is for you. It is a great region, with many interesting things to see and do. It is steeped in history, especially that of the royal family. It is one of the most sought after areas to live in the country and one of the wealthiest.
So what could be keeping you from making that big move?. If it’s the hard work and trouble that comes from the actual move then you shouldn’t worry. Man and Van is a top removal firm that can help you with each and every action necessary to go from one home to another. Call us now on 020 3743 9354 and we’ll fill you in on all of our services
. We can take care of packing, remove large furniture from your home, arrange transport (information on parking can be found here
), offer storage facilities and unpack and set everything up when it arrives at your new address. We can provide a free, no commitment appraisal that will ease any worries about cost because we will give you a great deal.
Richmond upon Thames is a borough within the south west of London and forms part of outer London. Richmond upon Thames was formed as a London Borough in 1965 when the Municipal Borough of Twickenham merged with the Municipal Borough of Richmond and the Municipal Borough of Barnes. It is to both the north and south of the River Thames and its postcode areas are TW and KT. Mortlake, Barnes, Strawberry Hill, North Sheen, Cole Park Kew, East Sheen, Fulwell, Richmond, Ham, St. Margarets, Hampton, Hampton Hill, Hampton Wick, Twickenham, Whitton, Petersham and Teddington are the districts that make up the region. Barnes, Richmond, and East Sheen are some of the most prosperous places in London, while Hampton and Teddington are more suburban areas.
There are many open spaces within Richmond upon Thames. With over 100 parks within the area it is one of the greenest in the country. There are very popular spots, with the most notable being Richmond Park, Bushy Park, Kew Gardens and Hampton Court Park and the Crane Riverside Park is in the process of being developed. WWT London Wetland Centre is the merged reserve of former reservoirs and is home to many types of birds and used for wildlife documentaries.
Richmond upon Thames is home to the National Physical Laboratory, which is the largest applied physics organisation in the UK. Hampton Court Palace is a former home of the royal family but is now a popular tourist sight and acted as one of the many arenas for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Twickenham Stadium is the largest stadium in the world that is devoted solely to rugby and the second largest of any stadium in the UK. Despite its rugby focus it hosts many musical acts that has included The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, U2 and Lady Gaga and is also used for various conventions.
The area has been home to many notable people throughout the years. A short list includes over a dozen former royals, past PM John Russell, naturalist David Attenborough, writers Geoffrey Chaucer, George Elliot, J. Turner and Virginia Woolf, philosopher Bertrand Russell, musicians Rick Astley, Mick Jagger, Kylie Minogue, Ronnie Wood and Pete Townsend, comedians Omid Djalili, Rob Brydon and Eddie Izzard, and actors Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Angelina Jolie, Richard E. Grant and Richard Attenborough.
Get in touch with Man and Van today and we’ll send around a top team of movers that will help you make Richmond upon Thames your new home.