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BEST SCHOOLS IN RICHMOND UPON THAMES, LONDON, UK

Richmond Upon Thames Private Schools & Special Schools

WELCOME TO RICHMOND, ENGLAND, UK

For anyone planning a move to or within Richmond in south west London, we have collated information below about different places to live, schools, estate agents and other information we think useful for relocating within this fantastic part of London.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, Richmond's famous areas include Richmond, Twickenham and Hampton.

Richmond has a great choice of high quality UK private schools, beautiful countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different properties to call home, from brilliantly located apartments, period terrace houses and innovative new builds to  executive housing, family townhouses and apartments. 

"Richmond is a pretty Thames-side town with stately architecture, passing rowers, great shops and dining, along with easy access to central London. Richmond gives fantastic opportunities, great community and wonderful experiences." WorldTravelFamily

Richmond sits just south of the River Thames in the north with the river running straight through it in the south. To the north, Richmond shares a border with the borough of Hounslow, with Wandsworth to the east and Kingston to the south.

Richmond has been voted as London’s happiest place to live for 6 consecutive years! The idyllic riverside location sat alongside towns such as St Ives in Cornwall and Skipton in North Yorkshire. 

For more fun facts about figures about Richmond and the surrounding areas of Richmond, scroll down to our Richmond feature page! 


TOP PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN RICHMOND, ENGLAND, UK

Looking for a prestigious Independent (private) school in Richmond, GB?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Richmond (or you already live in Richmond but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best private schools in Richmond there is a big choice of high quality Richmond schools, with a number of the Richmond’s highest ranking Independent schools considered to be some of the best in the UK. 

Richmond’s private education sector features day schools and boarding schools, girls’ schools, boys’ schools and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private Nurseries, Prep Schools, Independent Secondary and Sixth Form schools and colleges. 

Find Private Schools In Richmond UK (Or "Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 30+ years, the isbi School Search guide is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>  You can search for private schools with a reputation for excellence in Richmond and in the suburbs of Twickenham, Fulwell & Hampton, and Hampton Hill by using our Private Schools Directory and Independent Schools Finder (powered by isbi's School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the schools and colleges listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>  With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>  You can also focus your search on just private Pre-Prep and Prep schools or on Independent Senior and Sixth Form schools and colleges, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore isbi.com for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at private schools and colleges around the UK and worldwide.

Top Private Independent Secondary Schools & Colleges In London, UK

Some of the best Independent Secondary schools and colleges and Sixth Form schools and colleges in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:

Top Private Pre-Preparatory & Preparatory Schools In London, UK

Some of the best Pre-Prep and Prep schools in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls aged from 3 years to 11 or 13 years include:

Special Needs Schools In London, UK

Some of the best Special Needs schools in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British Special Needs and Special Education Needs education for boys and girls (single-sex and mixed) include:


MOVING TO RICHMOND? RELOCATING TO RICHMOND?

Where To Live In Richmond, England, UK

The most popular neighbourhoods in the Richmond area (GB) include, with approximate population numbers:

>  Richmond, UK

North Richmond (15,200), South Richmond (12,300), Ham, Petersham & Richmond Riverside (10,300)

> Hampton, Richmond, UK

Hampton (10,300), Hampton Wick (10,200), Hampton North (8,900), Fulwell & Hampton Hill (10,600)

> Twickenham, Richmond, UK

Twickenham Riverside (10,800), St Margarets & North Twickenham (11,100), South Twickenham (9,900), West Twickenham (11,000)

>  Barnes, Richmond, UK (21,200)

>  Witton, Richmond, UK (20,100)

>  Kew, Richmond, UK (11,400)

>  Heathfield, Richmond, UK (10,800)

>  Teddington, Richmond, UK (10,300)

>  East Sheen, Richmond, UK (10,300)

> Mortlake & Carres Common, Richmond, UK (9,200)


FOCUS ON... LIVING IN RICHMOND, ENGLAND, UK

Richmond is a very popular place to live and many people move to Richmondeach year, or to near Richmondand the surrounding area, from around the United Kingdom and abroad.

Many of those moving to Richmond are looking for a  bustling and vibrant location with endless opportunities to choose from. Deciding to relocate to the Richmond in order to enjoy a different pace of life of the historic and elegant surroundings of a prosperous city with great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic pubs, restaurants and sports and popular cultural events, arts and music.

Ten Things To Know About Richmond, England, UK

> FACT 1:  Richmond Park, the largest Royal Park in London covers almost 2500 acres! It’s the perfect location to have a lovely summer picnic with views of St Paul's Cathedral whilst looking out for free roaming deer and Billy and Massey, the two shire horses! 

> FACT 2:  The Olympic Sound Studios, opening in 1906, has experienced many famous figures walk through its doors. Some of the most notable artists to have recorded here include The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and Queen! 

> FACT3:  Kew is one of the most sought after areas in Richmond, and with the famous ‘Royal Botanic Gardens’ right on its doorstep, we can see why! This World Heritage Site is a breathtaking display of over 500 acres of woodland and the world’s largest seed conservation project - they have even released a Kew Botanical Gin! 

> FACT 4: Twickenham, a neighbourhood within Richmond is of course home to the famous Twickenham stadium. This is the place to be for all things rugby, with the stadium offering tours of the grounds and talks on how players have risen to success. The World Rugby Museum is also located onsite, which is available to visit 7 days a week. 

> FACT 5: Barnes, one of the most affluent areas in London, has a wide range of quality restaurants and pubs and it one of the most popular places to enjoy a pint whilst watching the start of the infamous Oxford and Cambridge boat race. 

> FACT 6:  Hampton Court Palace, located in East Molesey, makes for a beautiful day out. Originally acquired by King Henry VIII in the 1520s, it has been long treasured by the residents of Richmond. There are many activities to do whilst visiting the palace, including the ‘Tudor Kitchens’ the ‘Great Hall’ and the 60 acres of outstanding gardens, including ‘The Maze’ which is the largest maze in the history of the world. 

> FACT 7: The Bulls Head Pub, located in Barnes attracts thousands of Jazz lovers each year. Famous musicians such as Manfred Mann and Tubby Hayes have all played at the pub and events are much adored by locals. 

> FACT 8: Richmond Theatre, built in 1899 shows a wide variety of talent. From drama, dance, opera & musicals, many famous stars have taken to the stage. Most notable include Charlie Caplin, Michael Redgrave and Stan Laurel. 

> FACT 9: For a nice cultural break, visit the Orleans House Gallery - the most popular art gallery in Richmond (and entry is free!). Exhibitions cover a wide range of movements and styles, whilst the house itself is located in a set of beautiful gardens. You can even rent out the ‘Baroque Octagon Room’ for special events and weddings.

> FACT 10:  Twickenham also has a local farmers market that takes place every Saturday. With fresh produce ranging from local meat and cheese, to exquisite fish and fresh fruit & veg. 

Where To Live In Richmond, UK

Richmond and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, mansion, with or without granny annex, garden or courtyard. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

For central city living, Richmond and the areas near Richmond are full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming Crescents and estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods and friendly residential communities.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

The Triangle Richmond, Queens Road Richmond, Teddington Richmond, Richmond Green Richmond, Montague Road Richmond, Dickens Close Richmond, Bute Avenue Richmond, River Lane Richmond, Sudbrook Lane Richmond, Sheen Common Drive Richmond, Northumberland Place Richmond

Commuting To And From Richmond By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Richmond is especially popular with those who have offices based in London and are happy to commute into the centre for the majority of the week. .

Others are happy to commute regularly to The City of London, Canary Wharf, Westminster, The West End and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

Richmond To City of London: The City is about 12 miles by road from Richmond via the A4 and driving to the centre of The City from Richmond normally takes under 1 hour 20 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to The City from Richmond, with tubes taking from 40 minutes to 45 minutes via the District Line to get to The City.

Richmond To Canary Wharf: Canary Wharf is about 15 miles by road from Richmond via the A4 and driving to the centre of Canary Wharf from Richmond normally takes under 1 hour 30 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to Canary Wharf from Richmond, with tubes taking from 45 minutes to 1 hour via the District &amp Jubilee Line to get to Canary Wharf.

 Richmond To Westminster: Westminster is about 9 miles by road from Richmond via the A308 and driving to the centre of Westminster from Richmond normally takes under 50 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to Westminster from Richmond, with tubes taking from 30 minutes to 35 minutes via the District Line to get to Westminster.

Richmond To The West End: The West End is about 11 miles by road from Richmond via the A40 and driving to the centre of The West End from Richmond normally takes under 1 hour. There is a very regular train service to The West End from Richmond, with trains taking around 40 minutes via the South Western Rail overline service to get to The West End.

Nearest Airports To Richmond, UK

The nearest airport to Richmond is London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) which is 6 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (under 15 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (under 22 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (under 29 miles).


ESTATE AGENTS IN RICHMOND, ENGLAND, UK

Sai Estate Agents

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Chancellors Estate Agents

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Parkgate Estate Agents

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Marsh &; Parsons Richmond Estate Agents

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Htons Richmond Estate Agents

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Barnard Marcus Estate Agents

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John D Wood Co. Estate Agents

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Knight Frank Estate Agents

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Dexters Estate Agents

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Jackson Stops Staff Estate Agents

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Foxtons Estate Agents

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Heaven Estate Agents

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Featherstone Leigh Estate Agents

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Chase Bunchanan Estate Agents

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Major Son Phipps Estate Agents

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Antony Roberts Estate Agents

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The Property Partnership Estate Agents

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Boyd Property Group

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Dogra Estate Agents

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Oakhill Estate Agents

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Martin Co Estate Agents

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Heaven Estate Agents

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Martin Cbell Estate Agents

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Orlando Estate Agents

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Jeffrey Smith Co Estate Agents

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City Urban Estate Agents

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Savills Estate Agents

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Sovereign House Estates

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Century 21 Estate Agents

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Keatons Estate Agents

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Everest Independent Estate Agents

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Hammonds Estate Agents

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Kingston Riverside

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Michael Steven Estate Agents

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REMOVAL COMPANIES (DOMESTIC) IN RICHMOND, ENGLAND, UK

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Zip Movers Removals

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Transport Masters Removals

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Expert Movers

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UK Vans Removals

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Pauls Removals

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Transport Masters Removals

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Man Vans Removals

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Man Vans Removals

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OIS Removals

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Elite Moving

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Happy Removals

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