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Twickenham is a district of south west London on the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, located 10 miles (16 km) southwest of the centre of London. The administrative headquarters of the borough are at York House in Twickenham, which is of equal importance to Richmond in the London Plan. It expanded rapidly during the suburban growth of London from 1881 until 1961, when its population grew and its farms and common were converted to other use. In 1926 it was incorporated as the Municipal Borough of Twickenham, which merged into the present Greater London borough in 1965. This area has three grand period mansions with public access: York House, Marble Hill and Strawberry Hill House. Another has been lost, that belonging to 18th century aphoristic poet Alexander Pope. Among these is the Neo-Gothic prototype home of Horace Walpole which has given its name to a whole district, Strawberry Hill, and is linked with the oldest Roman Catholic university in the country, St Mary's University, Twickenham. Twickenham's demonym is "the home of England rugby": the home of the Rugby Football Union is at Twickenham, as is Twickenham Stadium. The world’s largest rugby stadium, it also hosts seasonal and particularly charity music concerts. In November 2014 Richmond upon Thames Council purchased three retail premises and a car park and announced plans to develop a public square in this space that would connect the Twickenham riverside and the High Street areas.

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Facts and Stats for Twickenham*

  • Pollution Statistics in Twickenham

    Know the pollution level of Twickenham before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.35 (High)
    • Water Pollution 44.17 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.03 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.01 (Low)
  • Twickenham: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Twickenham for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Twickenham.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.95 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50.72 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.64 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.81 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 39.28 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.42 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 47.4 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.32 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.97 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.83 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.31 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.23 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.45 (Moderate)
  • Living in Twickenham - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Twickenham is 110.01 (High)

    • Safety Index 52.37 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 59.6 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 48.36 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.83 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 22.04 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 76.38 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Twickenham

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Twickenham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 85.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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