Around 100 firefighters are tackling a blaze on an island in the River Thames in southwest London.Crews were called to Platt’s..
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Borough in United Kingdom
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London forms part of Outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the River Thames. It was created in 1965 when three smaller council areas amalgamated under the London Government Act 1963. It is governed by Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council and is divided into nineteen wards. The population is 198,019 and the major settlements are Barnes, Mortlake, Richmond, Twickenham, Teddington and Hampton.