The application site is located on the A305 Richmond Road in Twickenham. To the east, Richmond Road crosses the River Thames linking into Richmond town centre and to the west Richmond Road forms a signalised junction with St Margaret’s Road providing a route to St Margaret’s centre.
The site occupies an area of approximately 0.34 hectares and was formerly Ryde House, a mixed-use building comprising of 2,500 square meters of office accommodation and a further 202 square meters of retail floor space on the ground floor.
Lidl have been working closely with the council and the Education Funding Agency (EFA) to develop a proposal that all parties are excited about.
Lidl will occupy the basement (55 car parking spaces) and the ground floor of the site providing just over 1,000 sqm sales area.
Deer Park School will occupy the 1st and 2nd floor of the site.
View of existing site from Richmond Road
View of existing site from car park
View from rear car park
View from Richmond Road