Richmond Upon Thames Car Hire

Richmond Upon thames is a London Borough located in the Outer London area, in the South West of the capital. Richmond Park is the second largest park in London,and is a special area of conservation and a nature reserve.

Richmond Park is surrounded by a wall with many gates, with some gates alllowing pedestrians and cyclists and other gates allowing both pedestrian and motor vehicles. The speed limit for motor vehicles is twenty miles per hour during daylight hours. The access to the park by cyclists and pedestrians is normally twenty four hours a day, except for special circumstances.

The London Borough of Richmond was formed back in nineteen sixty five, with the merger of Municipal Borough of Barnes (Surrey), Municipal Borough of Richmond and the Municipal Borough of Twickenham, where the council headquarters is based in Twickenham.

The museum of Richmond is situated in the old town hall, and displays the rich heritage of Richmond, Kew, Petersham and Ham. The museum has a large range of displays from Tudor times up to the present. Through a large range of special exhibitions and education service, the museum shows the area of modern day Richmond Upon Thames.