Tag Archives: Thames

Georgian Views: The Wick, Richmond Hill, London

On the gentle slope of Richmond Hill, Grade I-listed The Wick is a secret Georgian paradise that feels like a country house, albeit hopping distance from the heart of the capital, enjoying as it does the only view protected by an Act of Parliament. 

Annunciata Elwes, July 21, 2021

Lush terraced gardens meander down to an idyllic swimming pool and pool house, with the Thames elegantly curving in the distance.

Location: Richmond, or the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, is an affluent district that boarders the River Thames. It is approximately 10 miles from central London. It has both national and city rail links, with Richmond rail station and Richmond Underground station that offers District and Overground services.

Atmosphere: Richmond has a community feel, much similar to that of a village, rather than a borough on the outskirts of London. It benefits from a number of independent cafes, shops, restaurants, bars and pubs — many of which take advantage of the river-side setting.

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London Views: The River Thames, Hampton Court

The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the River Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.

Date filmed: Sunday – July 11, 2021

Filming location: River Thames – Eastbound – Hampton Court to Richmond, London

Walking Tours: ‘Canary Wharf, London’ (Video)

Date filmed: Saturday – November 21, 2020

Canary Wharf is the secondary central business district of London on the Isle of Dogs. Along with the City of London, it is one of the main financial centres of the United Kingdom and the world, containing many of their tallest buildings, including the third-tallest in the UK, One Canada Square.

TIME STAMPS: 00:00 SOUTH QUAY STATION [DRL] 04:29 SOUTH QUAY PLAZA 06:47 SOUTH QUAY WALK 10:08 ADMIRALS WAY 10:11 STREET FOOD VANS 11:16 SOUTH QUAY WALK 12:29 SOUTH QUAY FOOTBRIDGE 15:05 JUBILEE PLACE Entrance 16:27 BANK STREET 17:14 JUBILEE PARK 22:32 CANARY WHARF STATION 22:47 UPPER BANK STREET 25:53 S COLONNADE 27:45 CHURCHILL PLACE 28:44 EY CANARY WHARF 31:18 N COLONNADE 31:32 BARCLAYS BANK 32:15 WAITROSE & PARTNERS 35:34 CANADA SQUARE 38:16 CROSSRAIL PLACE 40:15 CROSSRAIL STATION 47:38 N COLONNADE 48:40 CANARY WHARF [DLR STATION] 50:32 CABOT SQUARE 51:56 N DOCK FOOTBRIDGE 53:42 ABSOLUTE PLEASURE YATCH 54:19 MOUSE TAIL COFFEE STORIES 57:36 MUSEUM OF LONDON DOCKLANDS 1:00:15 ONTARIO WAY 1:02:28 WESTFERRY ROAD 1:04:21 CIRCUS APARTMENT 1:06:09 CANARY RIVERSIDE PLAZA 1:07:24 CANARY WHARF PIER 1:08:47 WESTFERRY CIRCUS 1:09:58 W INDIA AVE 1:13:37 CABOT SQUARE 1:15:46 CABOT PLACE 1:16:49 S COLONNADE 1:1749 CANARY WHARF [DLR STATION] 1:17:53 POST OFFICE 1:18:26 JP MORGAN 1:19:11 HERON QUAYS [DLR STATION] 1:20:13 REUTERS PLAZA 1:20:36 ONE CANADA SQUARE 1:21:28 CANARY WHARF STATION

New Travel Video : “Life Afloat” – Houseboat Life On Thames River, England

Filmed and Directed by: Sav Kyriacou and Matthew Rosenberg

It is estimated that over a thousand people live afloat on the Thames between Teddington Lock and the Thames Barrier. These floating villages have a rich and, until now, untold history. Based on photography, archive research and oral history interviews, this exhibition draws together the past and the present, tracking the evolution of houseboat life on one of the world’s most vibrant rivers.

Music by Bloch Eyot from the Magic Folkgrass album featuring Above the Storms, Thames Upstream and Long Highway.

Commissioned by Thames Festival Trust
Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund