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A Quick Overview of Twickenham
Twickenham is a town in 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.