Local History in South West London
A military hospital during the First World War, a flying club between wars, & hotel from 1936-53, care home 1953-92.
In 1813 England’s great landscape painter J.M.W. Turner built a small villa, Sandycombe Lodge, on a large plot near the Thames at Twickenham. Here, the painter became an architect, guided by the hand of his friend John Soane.
Strawberry Hill House is internationally famous as Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic Revival architecture.
Societies and Associations
The history centre for Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons
Hampton Wick History
Creates books, publishes a website and supports local activities all aimed at promoting the understanding and enjoyment of the fascinating history of this little corner of south-west London.