Author Archives: Nick Hutchings

Towpath Upgrade Works

Towpath Upgrade Works

The Towpath between Kew Pier and Kew Railway Bridge will be closed from Monday 5th November to Friday 23rd November to enable this section of the Towpath to be repaired and upgraded. Works will take place between 8.00am – 4.00pm from Monday to Friday. This means that there will be no way through to Mortlake and Richmond from these access points during the scheduled works. For more information please email or telephone: 02088911411.

Richmond Park conservation film is a winner at the Charity Film Awards 2018

The wildlife conservation and protection film, Richmond Park – National Nature Reserve, presented by Sir David Attenborough, has won the best ‘Longform’ film in the 2018 national Charity Film Awards. The Friends of Richmond Park would like to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who voted for the film to enable it to reach theContinue Reading

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy Update 07/03/2018 The Kew Society’s website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the Kew Society site, you are agreeing to ourContinue Reading

Data Privacy Policy

Privacy Update 07/03/2018 Introduction The Kew Society is committed to protecting any personal information that we collect concerning you.  We recognise that it is your information. This Privacy policy gives you detailed information on why we collect your personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure. It has been updated toContinue Reading

Air Quality

Update 13/08/2018 Clean Air Strategy 2108 consultation We have today submitted comments on the consultation by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on a new Clean Air Strategy. You can see the consultation document here:   And our response, urging the Government to take stronger and more rapid action, including a newContinue Reading

By-election Hustings

By-election Hustings Update 05/11/2016 The Richmond Society and The Kew Society will be hosting a BY-ELECTION HUSTINGS. Come and hear the candidates’ views. 7.30pm at Duke St Church, Duke St, Richmond TW9 1DH Tuesday 29 November 2016 Admission free For further details see the attached Hustings poster 2016 29th 

New Year’s Honours 2016

New Year’s Honours Update 04/01/2016 The London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies, to which we belong,announced that its chairman, Peter Eversden, has been awarded an MBE in the honours list for services to Community Engagement in Planning for London. Peter said he was delighted to receive the recognition for his volunteering work over theContinue Reading

Parks Customer Satisfaction Survey 2015

Parks Customer Satisfaction Survey Update 19/01/2015 Richmond Council has launched the Biannual Customer Satisfaction Survey for 2015 to run from the 19th Oct – 8th Nov 2015. The aim of the survey is to assess overall satisfaction within our parks and highlight any areas for improvement. It will help the Council understand what residents would likeContinue Reading

Towpath maintenance and improvement

Proposed tree works along the towpath Update 23/11/2015 The Port of London Authority have published plans for more proposed tree works on the towpath between Beverley Brook and Kew commencing late January/February 2017.  Any comments or concerns please contact James Trimmer, Director of Planning & Environment, PLA or See the documents below forContinue Reading


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