Kew Road Coach Parking

Coach Parking on Kew Road

Update 30/08/2017

At the suggestion of the Kew Residents Association we have worked together to prepare a new detailed report with some positive suggestions on how coach parking along Kew Road could be changed to improve safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. We have sent the report to Richmond Council and to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and are now arranging a meeting with them to see if we can agree a way forward for improvements.

Update 01/09/2014

Richmond Council have included in the Village Plan for Kew a commitment to review coach parking on Kew Road to improve traffic flow.

Update 25/04/2014

We have discussed this issue again with The Royal Botanic Gardens. Though there is no immediate solution to more appropriate parking, we hope that in the medium term improved arrangements might be agreed, possibly linked to parking for the Old Deer Park.

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EVENTS

Event Information:

  • Wed
    17
    Jan
    2018
    5:30 pmRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    We are delighted that Kew Society members have been offered a rare opportunity to visit the Economic Botany Collection at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This is the oldest and perhaps the most fascinating of Kew's science collections.

    The tour is lead by Mark Nesbitt, who is senior Ethobotanist and Curator at RGB Kew and he will delve into Kew's history and current science research via a unique collections of rubber, lacebark, Chinese medicines and other useful plants.

    Members should be aware that the temperature is cool (17C / 63F) and the tour involves walking (including poorly lit paths) but no steps.

    The tour is very generously free, and there are 15 places available offered on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please email events@kewsociety.org to secure your place on the tour and to find out where to meet.

    We are exceedingly grateful to Mark Nesbitt for making this most generous offer to our members.

    Click here for Mark's own page detailing his research