Significant progress has been made during December concerning the pool site, as detailed in the Press Releases with links below: http://www.richmond.gov.uk/home/council_government_and_democracy/council/civic-offices/departments/communications/press_office/press_releases/december_2011_press_releases/first_images_of__new__riverside_pool_site_unveiled.htm http://www.richmond.gov.uk/home/council_government_and_democracy/council/civic-offices/departments/communications/press_office/press_releases/december_2011_press_releases/riverside_jewel_to_be_boroughs_latest_open_space.htm There is an exhibition of the plans, with artist’s drawings, at Cafe Sunshine (Riverside, adjacent to the playground) between 11 am and 3 pm on December 28, 30 and 31, and Jan 4, […]
Lord True today unveiled a 6ft x 4ft frame in The Secret Garden, in which artwork will be displayed. It is planned to change the picture about four times each year. The present picture is based on an original by Tillemans, as described in the illustrations
A few minutes after noon, the Mayor, Cllr Clare Head, formally declared open the Beach that has been made on Champion’s Wharf. However, children (and some parents) could not wait, and the huge newly created sandpit rapidly became fully occupied. The Play Rangers, who are funded by The Lottery, were on hand to help with […]
During the past week, the Friends of Twickenham Riverside has been keeping a close eye on the proposals put forward for the future of the Pool site in the Twickenham Area Action Plan. The Plan was presented as an exhibition/consultation at The Civic Centre on June 11, and there was a follow-up session with the […]
Our picture shows Friends preparing the ground and sowing wild flower seeds on the site of the old pool. The results will be visible in the summer from the Secret Garden through the viewing ports.
On the March 10th, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, accompanied by Lord True, the Leader of Richmond Council, and Tony Arbour, our London Assembly Member, planted a tree in the newly opened “Secret Garden” on Twickenham Riverside. The Richmond Youth Jazz Band added to the enjoyment of the occasion. Boris spent a considerable time […]