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Hampton & Teddington area guide

Teddington

Teddington is located in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Historically in the former county of Middlesex, it is on the north bank of the Thames just after the start of a long meander, between Hampton Wick and Strawberry Hill, Twickenham. It stretches from the Thames to Bushy Park with a long high street reaching down to pubs, restaurants, leisure facilities, fields and fitness clubs by the riverside, and has a pedestrian suspension bridge over the lowest non-tidal lock on the Thames, Teddington Lock. Teddington has no dual carriageways or high-rise residential buildings and its centre comprises mid-rise urban development.

Hampton

Hampton is a peaceful suburban area on the north bank of the River Thames, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Hampton includes the park-facing main streets and mews buildings of Hampton Court which became rebuilt and reconfigured as a Royal Palace. Hampton is served by two railway stations, including one north of Hampton Hill and one immediately south of Hampton Court Bridge in East Molesey.

Amenities

Hampton has a number of boutiques, bars and restaurants along the high street and in neighbouring Hampton Hill. The Hampton Heated Open Air Pool is very popular with adults and children and one of the few such swimming pools remaining in Greater London, also host to open air concerts. The riverside, on the reach above Molesey Lock, has many period buildings including Garrick’s House and Shakespeare’s Temple, also on the river is the Astoria Houseboat recording studio. Hampton Ferry provides access across the Thames to East Molesey.

Teddington has a number of boutiques as well as a selection of well known bar and restaurant chains. Teddington has it’s own riding school, Park Lane Stables. Horses travel into Bushy Park to enjoy group hacks, private lessons or independent riding to a stunning backdrop. A footbridge across the lock from Hampton leads to Teddington village where the Landmark Arts Centre is based and hosts concerts, arts and crafts fairs and exhibitions.

Property

Hampton and nearby Teddington mainly comprises a combination of old and new; from Victorian and Edwardian cottages and small family homes to new build apartments and townhouses. There are several semi-new developments as well as a selection of Victorian conversion flats and maisonettes.

There are several areas of particular interest and desirability. Often called the “river roads”, Broom Water and Broom Water West back on to an artificially created creek and are highly desirable locations. Teddington Park Road and Waldegrave Park offer spacious family homes. On the southern end of Twickenham Road there is a row of detached, pebble-dashed houses in the Arts & Crafts style which are listed as being of townscape merit. There are pretty Victorian villas and terraces in the Park Road conservation area close to Teddington station.

Hampton has a wide range of homes, from period cottages to Georgian houses, Victorian terraces, semi-detached and detached houses and houses and flats from the Twenties onwards. At Taggs Island, on the Thames, close to Hampton, there are houseboats ranging from the ramshackle to the glamorous.

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Schools

Christ’s School

Address: Queen’s Road, Richmond, TW10 6HW
Phone: 020 8940 6982
Website: www.christs.richmond.sch.uk
Type: Mixed Church of England comprehensive school

Grey Court School

Address: Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, TW10 7HN
Phone: 020 8948 1173
Website: www.greycourt.richmond.sch.uk
Type: Mixed comprehensive school. Specialist Science, Mathematics and Computing College.

Hampton Academy

Address: Hanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HB
Phone: 020 8979 3399
Email: info@hamptonacademy.org.uk
Website: www.hamptonacademy.org.uk
Type: Mixed comprehensive school. Specialist Arts College.

Orleans Park School

Address: Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3BB
Phone: 020 8891 0187
Website: www.orleanspark.richmond.sch.uk
Type: Mixed comprehensive school. Specialist Mathematics and Computing and Languages College.

Richmond Park Academy

Address: Park Avenue, London, SW14 8RG
Phone: 020 8876 8891
Website: www.richmondparkacademy.org
Type: Mixed comprehensive school.

St Richard Reynolds Catholic High School

Address: Clifden Road, Twickenham, TW1 4LT
Phone: 020 8325 4630
Website: www.strichardreynolds.org.uk
Type: Mixed Roman Catholic comprehensive school

Teddington School

Address: Broom Road, Teddington, TW11 9PJ
Phone: 020 8943 0033
Website: www.teddingtonschool.org
Type: Mixed comprehensive school. Specialist Arts College.

Turing House School

Address: 2 Queen’s Road, Teddington, TW11 0LR
Phone: 020 8069 6100
Website: www.turinghouseschool.org.uk
Type: Mixed comprehensive school

Twickenham Academy

Address: Percy Road, Twickenham, TW2 6JW
Phone: 020 8894 4503
Website: www.twickenhamacademy.org.uk
Type: Mixed comprehensive school. Specialist Sports College.

Waldegrave School

Address: Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, TW2 5LH
Phone: 020 8894 3244
Website: www.waldegrave.richmond.sch.uk
Type: Girls comprehensive school (mixed sixth form). Specialist Science College.

Buckingham Primary School

Type: Nursery unit/Infant and Junior
Address: Buckingham Road, Hampton, TW12 3LT
Phone: 020 8941 2548
Website: www.buckingham.richmond.sch.uk

Carlisle Infant School

Type: Infant
Address: Broad Lane, Hampton, TW12 3AJ
Phone: 020 8979 2770
Website: www.carlisle.richmond.sch.uk

Collis Primary School

Type: Nursery unit/Infant and Junior
Address: Fairfax Road, Teddington, TW11 9BS
Phone: 020 8977 1458
Website: www.collis.richmond.sch.uk

Hampton Hill Junior School

Type: Junior
Address: St James’s Avenue, Hampton Hill, TW12 1HW
Phone: 020 8979 3019
Website: www.hamptonhill.richmond.sch.uk

Hampton Infant School

Type: Nursery unit and Infant
Address: Ripley Road, Hampton, TW12 2JH
Phone: 020 8979 1815
Website: www.hampton-inf.richmond.sch.uk

Hampton Junior School

Type: Junior
Address: Percy Road, Hampton, TW12 2LA
Phone: 020 8979 2545
Website: www.hampton-jun.richmond.sch.uk

Hampton Wick Infant School

Type: Nursery unit and Infant
Address: Normansfield Avenue, Teddington, TW11 9RP
Phone: 020 8977 3971
Website: www.hamptonwick.richmond.sch.uk

Sacred Heart RC Primary School

Type: Infant and Junior
Address: St Mark’s Road, Teddington, TW11 9DD
Phone: 020 8977 6591
Website: www.sacredheart.richmond.sch.uk

St John the Baptist CE Junior School

Type: Junior
Address: Lower Teddington Road, Hampton Wick, KT1 4HQ
Phone: 020 8977 4114
Website: www.st-john.richmond.sch.uk

St Mary’s Hampton CofE Primary School

Type: Infant and Junior
Address: Oldfield Road, Hampton, TW12 2HP
Phone: 07528 773955
Email: admin@stmaryshamptonschool.org.uk

St Mary’s and St Peter’s CE Primary School

Type: Infant and Junior
Address: Somerset Road, Teddington, TW11 8RX
Phone: 020 8943 0476
Website: www.smsp.richmond.sch.uk

Stanley Primary School

Type: Nursery unit/Infant and Junior
Address: Stanley Road, Teddington, TW11 8UE
Phone: 020 8977 4858
Website: www.stanley.richmond.sch.uk

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