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English Heritage's Marble Hill Plans Spark Petition

Plans to spend money on Marble Hill House and Park continue to cause consternation among some locals. Nothing says ‘consternation’ quite like an online petition and so, guess what,  now there is one opposing English Heritage’s ‘Marble Hill House Revived’ project. 606 more words

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New Community Building Opens

Twickenham’s newest venue has opened its doors. The Exchange, at the Brewery Wharf development opposite Twickenham Station, was created as part of the planning conditions under which the old Royal Mail sorting office site was developed. 291 more words

Twickenham

Residents Give 'Wrong' Answer on Riverside Parking

Richmond Council has ducked the thorny issue of parking on Twickenham Riverside after residents gave the ‘wrong’ answer in the recent consultation.  Locals’ feedback on the latest iteration of El Brute’s “New Heart for Twickenham” proposals generated mixed views on most of the questions although the architecture and scale are still proving unpopular.   1,112 more words

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It's a Dog's Life (Complete with Rally & Dog Show)

Local dog walkers are up in arms… or should that be ‘up in paws’? Probably not as it doesn’t actually make any sense regardless of how long you paw over it.   363 more words

Twickenham

Twickenham Riverside Park... not Car Park?

El Brute’s “New Heart for Twickenham” project continues to generate plenty of debate. Not all of it supportive. The designs, the “up to 40” flats, the changes in the scheme, the sheer scale of it, the choice of architect, the disappearing town square (where did it go?). 734 more words

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True Time is Over at El Brute

The 4th of July marks the final day of the Blue Baron bossing the show at El Brute.  Conservative Council Leader Nick True, aka The Blue Baron aka The Duke of York (House), is stepping down from the role after 7 years in the hot seat. 716 more words

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Farewell to Florist as Station Development Gets Underway

Solum’s ‘regeneration’ of Twickenham station will finally get going in the next few weeks. Sort of. This was the development that dithered and dallied but was then definitely going to take place after the Rugby World Cup back in 2015. 359 more words

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