Twickenham, located in Greater London, is bordered by Eel Pie Island and the River Thames on the east side. Twickenham is also home to St. Mary's University College -Twickenham. Alexander's Pope's villa and garden were once located on land that was adjacent to the college. Today there is a public house situated where the garden was once located. Visitors will find there are also numerous fine homes in Twickenham, many of them dating back to the Victorian era. There are numerous accommodation options situated in the local area along with a variety of eating establishments.
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Twickenham is located in Greater London within the south west of London. The town of Twickenham is the principle town of the borough that is known as Richmond upon Thames.
Electricity was first introduced to the town of Twickenham back in 1902 and the trams arrived about a year later. Twickenham was first known as a municipal borough in 1926. In 1937 the urban districts of Hampton, Hampton Wick and Teddington merged with Twickenham.
The town of Twickenham is bordered to the south by the Thames River and by the island that is known as Eel Pie. The island is connected to the town of Twickenham by the narrow footbridge that was constructed in 1957. Prior to the bridge being erected it was possible to reach the island using the ferry transport.
The town of Twickenham has a strong educational network. The town is well known for its artistic heritage. The town is well known for being the home to the school of music form the royal military, which is based at Kneller Hall. The town is also home to the university college of St Mary's.
Up until 1971 London transport operated a bus garage from the town of Twickenham and it was located in Cambridge Road within the eastern part of the town. The garage was often referred to as Richmond Bridge. When the garage was closed all routes and buses were transferred to the Fulwell Garage. The town of Twickenham has good public transport links and it is close to seven different railway stations.
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