News

Here you’ll find the latest news about Kew – click on the items to get further details.

Signage

Way finding in Kew Update 16/12/2016 Richmond Council have been in touch with us to discuss their proposals for improving the signage around Kew Gardens station to the Royal Botanic Gardens, the National Archives, and Mortlake Crematorium which we have suggested, in our experience, are the key destinations visitors look for alongside Kew Green, Kew…

9 Station Approach

9 Station Approach (formerly Ma Cuisine) ref 16/3159/FUL and 16/3160/ADV and 16/4483/FUL Update 27/01/2017 New drawings have been submitted for this application which are still not correct, omitting changes to the front facade where loud speakers, additional lighting and heating units have been placed. We have asked for their removal. Proposals for timber slatted screening…

Kew Gardens Station Platforms planting

Planting Kew Gardens Station Platform Update 21/02/2017 After all the hard work, the fruits of the labours are beginning to spring forth. Here are some photos taken in the recent spring sunshine of the hellebores – the first flowers to bloom in the Energy Garden at Kew Gardens Station. Update 16/12/2016 After 18 months of planning,…

275 Sandycombe Road – the Iron Church

275 Sandycombe Road – the Iron Church (ref 15/2682/FUL and 16/0905/FUL) Update 25/02/2017 This application (reference16/0905/FUL) was approved at Richmond Council’s Planning Committee on 22nd February. Update 12/04/2016 A new application has been submitted to demolish the Iron Church on this site and replace it with, this time, 6 flats and a slightly bigger than…

Local interests

Local Interests & Activities A comprehensive list of events and information about local organisations and businesses can be found on the KewTW9 web site. However, we sometimes receive requests to promote events of interest from other organisations. So please find a few here that you may like to follow up. Consultation on Public Space Protection Orders A…

Heathrow

Heathrow Night Noise and expansion proposals The Richmond Heathrow Campaign (RHC), to which we belong, has made a detailed response to the Government’s consultation on night flights. You can see the response together with the consultation document and guidance on how you can add your voice.here: http://www.richmondheathrowcampaign.org/. If you have not already had your say, please…

Emerald Gardens (Old Inland Revenue Site) Redevelopment

Emerald Gardens (Old Inland Revenue Site, Ruskin Avenue Richmond Council ref 14/1488/FUL) Update 16/01/2017 Today we met with our new MP, Sarah Olney to introduce ourselves and to discuss a number of important issues we are currently dealing with, including concerns over the protracted negotiations with the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to secure funding for…

Chiswick Curve

Chiswick Curve (Hounslow Council ref P/2015/5555 and 5560) Update 14/01/2017 Although slightly revised by the developer after their initial 2015 application, the proposal for a massive twin tower (32 storeys – 120 metres high) skyscraper at Chiswick Roundabout has at last, unanimously, been turned down by Hounslow planning committee.    The project would have involved over…

NEWS

Way finding in Kew Update 16/12/2016 Richmond Council have been in touch with us to discuss th [more]
9 Station Approach (formerly Ma Cuisine) ref 16/3159/FUL and 16/3160/ADV and 16/4483/FUL Update [more]

EVENTS

  • Tue
    06
    Jan
    2015
    6.30 - 8.30pmSt Annes Church, Kew Green

    The Kew Society Annual 12th Night Party

    The commit …

  • Tue
    24
    Feb
    2015
    5:00 pmThe Jodrell Lecture Theatre Kew Gardens

    The Jodrell Theatre in Kew Gardens was packed to c …

  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2015
    10:00 amRiverside, Kew to Richmond

    Jason Debney from the Thames Landscape Strategy le …

  • Wed
    22
    Apr
    2015
    7:15 pmDuke Street Church, Richmond

    The Richmond Society and The Kew Society hosted a

  • Sun
    10
    May
    2015
    2:00 pmSandycoombe Road, St Margaret's

    Private Guided Tour of Turners House

    Exclusive to …

  • Sat
    20
    Jun
    2015
    11:00 amKew Green

    Kew Fete 2015

    11am - 6pm

    The Kew Society will be d …

  • Mon
    22
    Jun
    2015
    8pm - 9.30The Good Wine Shop Kew

    Wine Tasting Course for Kew Society Members

    "Class …

  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2015
    4pm - 8pmPensford Field

    Pensford Field and The Kew Society Summer Picnic P …

  • Sat
    04
    Jul
    2015
    10:00 - 15:00St Anne's Church

    There will be a Table Top Sale at St Anne's Church …

  • Wed
    15
    Jul
    2015
    8:00 pmCoach & Horses Hotel, Kew Green

    Need help with House Plant problems ?

    Look no furt …

  • Sat
    05
    Sep
    2015
    11:00 amKew Green

    Celebrating 71 years of the Kew Horticultural Show …

  • Wed
    09
    Sep
    2015
    2:00 pmOsterley House

     

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    The Kew Society's second visit …

  • Wed
    14
    Oct
    2015
    6:30 pmThe National Archives

    The National Archives have kindly opened their doo …

  • Mon
    09
    Nov
    2015
    6:00 pmThe National Archives

    You may have noticed that some trees which the cou …

  • Thu
    03
    Dec
    2015
    10:30 amRichmond

    The Kew Society members & guests were treated to a …

  • Sat
    12
    Dec
    2015
    10:30 amRichmond

    Richmond Theatre is turned 116 in 2015 and they ra …