Inventory Site Record

Twickenham Green

Twickenham Green (Richmond)

Brief Description

Twickenham Green was originally common land, part of a much larger site known as Twickenham Common that was continuous with Hounslow Heath. It lies to the west of the centre of Twickenham, and still retains a village atmosphere. C19th and early C20th houses overlook the Green, which is triangular area mainly grassed, surrounded by mature horse chestnut trees.

Practical Information
Previous / Other name:
Twickenham Common
Site location:
The Green/First Cross Road, Twickenham
Postcode:
TW2 5AQ
Type of site:
Public Open Land
Borough:
Richmond
Open to public?
Yes
Opening times:
unrestricted
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Café, toilets, cricket pitch
Events:
Used for circuses and local fetes
Public transport:
Rail: Strawberry Hill; Twickenham. Bus: 267, 281, R70, H22, 490

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2010
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.richmond.gov.uk/parks_and_open_spaces

Full Site Description

Sources consulted:

Further Information (Planning and Conservation)
Grid ref:
TQ153729
Size in hectares:
2.96
Site ownership:
LB Richmond
Site management:
Environment Planning & Review, Parks and Open Spaces. Friends of Twickenham Green
Date(s):
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
None
On National Heritage List for England (NHLE), Parks & Gardens:

No
Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:

Yes: Green (TVG23)
Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:

No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No
In Conservation Area:
Yes
Conservation Area name:
Twickenham Green
Tree Preservation Order:
No
Nature Conservation Area:
No
Green Belt:
No
Metropolitan Open Land:
No
Special Policy Area:
No
Other LA designation:
Open Land of Townscape Importance

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