A local guide to move in Hampton

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Hampton is a suburb of Greater London located on the north bank of the River Thames, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England, in the historic county of Middlesex. Hampton is bounded by Bushy Park to the east, the suburbs of Hampton Hill and Fulwell to the north, green belt to the west, and the Thames to the south. “

Things that make us love Hampton

What makes the heart of Hampton? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Hampton to help you decide to move in there.

What type of green space is there in Hampton?

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Hampton is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries in the area

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Hampton, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare Hampton Court Road, Hampton 4.6 82

What kind of gyms are there in Hampton?

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Hampton easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Pubs in the area

As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Hampton has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Hampton.

Pub name Name Address Description
Bell Inn 8 Thames Street Hampton TW12 2EA Recently renovated this pub is now a country style gastro pub that overlooks the River Thames. There are 6 hand pumps on the bar serving well kept beers. A comprehensive menu and every Monday between 6-10pm is Steak Night. Quiz night is 8pm Sunday. There is a large car park at the back. Operated by Authentic Pub Co, an independent pub company based in Hampton.
Hampton Ale House Off The Avenue Hampton TW12 3YH This 1970’s blockhouse estate pub situated in Hampton Square, has been transformed and renamed after a devastating fire in July 2017. Their official reopening is on Thursday 1st November 2018 at 6pm. The refurbishment has introduced a modern look and feel including a brand-new bar, toilets, the installation of a commercial kitchen, as well as a separate area for functions which can be sectioned off using new folding doors. There is a large car park also serving the adjacent Sainsbury’s supermarket. The pub will be open for breakfast through to dinner, serving artisan stone-baked pizzas to traditional Sunday roasts. Clearly a focal point for the local community. Buses 111 (24 hr) and R70 stop nearby.
Jolly Coopers 16 High Street Hampton TW12 2SJ A popular local community pub in a Grade II listed building dating back to 18th century: a wooden wall panel lists landlords from 1726 to present owners Nick and Jane Witham, who took over in 1986. The walls are covered with water jugs, old pub photographs and local memorabilia, cups and trophies. In the Gents toilet, modified polished Stainless-steal beer casks used as urinals. In the front door attractive leaded glass with the legend “Bar“. Good choice of real ales, and an extensive wine list. Five handpumps always in use with a guest beer from local breweries often available. Quiz night is the last Tuesday in the month. Beyond the bar is a dining room, known as Squiffy’s Restaurant. They serve an extensive menu of tapas and traditional foods. For Sunday lunches booking is essential. Local CAMRA Pub of the Year for 2022.
Railway Bell Station Road Hampton TW12 2AP A friendly, cottage-style, two-room traditional pub, approached across a large, inviting front terrace area beside the railway bridge (Tudor Road) just to the east of the Hampton railway station. Known locally as the Dip, it has two separate, simply furnished bars, one of them decorated with old photographs of the locality. Home-cooked food is served Tue-Sat until 9pm and Sun until 6pm; afternoon coffee is also provided. The pub is closed on Mondays.
Royal Oak 45 Oak Avenue Hampton TW12 3NR Originally built as two houses in 1921 then converted in 1924 into the pub that stands here today. Every week they have live music where a number of cover bands play all types of music including Soul, Funk, Pop, Indie and Blues. Every Monday night is open mic/acoustic session. Children are welcome in the bar (provided they are well-behaved) up until 7 pm. Sunday Dinner is from 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm.
Worlds End 88 Station Road Hampton TW12 2AX A public house since at least the 1870s, this friendly locals’ pub offers a warm welcome. Large open and carpeted pub in a horseshoe shape with a centre bar, and a Pool area to the right. Many tv screens show live sports events. Nearby is Hampton Football Club’s Beveree stadium, and the pub gets busy on match days. The larg garden with play equipment is perfect for families. Under new management from Summer 2020. Kitchen is undergoing a refit/refurb (Feb 2022) NB. Children until 7pm in bar, until 9pm on the grassed area of the garden, must leave at 9pm.
Beech House 92 High Street Hampton Hill TW12 1NY Located in the main High Street and next door to the Hampton Hill Theatre, the layout has not changed significantly from previous incarnations of this establishment although it’s been considerably improved with this latest major refurbishment as the Beech House in December 2018. Inside is larger than the outside frontage would suggest. There is comfortable seating in the bar area. The large ‘dining room’ is served from an open plan kitchen/serving counter along a side wall. The décor is modern in style including the ubiquitous (semi covered) plumbing and ventilation pipes along the ceiling. The well positioned lighting contributes to the pleasant ambiance though out. The Mediterranean inspired food menu is extensive and includes traditional Sunday lunches available from 12pm. The patio around the front entrance has a number of tables and chairs.
Duke of Clarence 147 High Street Hampton Hill TW12 1NJ The pub reopened 5th May 2023 under its previous name. The pub and garden has been given a complete makeover by the new management who are the same owners of The Railway Teddington and The Greyhound in Kew Green. The inside is divided into three different spaces, the main bar area, lounge area and conservatory dining area. The garden has been split into three areas, the raised deck with high and low tables for drinking, dining and private functions. This astro-turfed dining area can accommodate a 50-seater restaurant to dine at your leisure and a newly laid grass area will complete the theme with deckchairs, a pop-up bar and a pergola swing to relax in the summertime to come. The kitchen provides breakfast, a set lunch, a la carte and children’s menus and is run by Greedies www.greediesworld.com
Noble Green Wines 153-155 High Street Hampton Hill TW12 1NL CAMRA friendly off-licence offering a wide range of bottled, cask and craft beers from the UK and worldwide. Well informed and friendly staff offering good advice. They run two popular beer festivals a year introducing customers to a variety of interesting beers. Own car park off side road. Please note: Monday opening times: 10am – 6pm (is for Collection Only).
Roebuck 72 Hampton Road Hampton Hill TW12 1JN Comfortable single bar Victorian pub with partitioned seating areas, owned by an inveterate collector – obvious from the decor. Look beyond the wickerwork Harley Davidson, fishing rods, flying boats and real miniature) steam locomotive for the collections of smaller items (e.g. Military honours, blowlamps and carpentry tools). New items appear all the time. The small garden has a gazebo for smokers and there is a garden room (available for hire) for cooler evenings. The real fire never goes out in winter.
Star 8 High Street Hampton Hill TW12 1PD Built c1862 this is a comfortable traditional and friendly pub on the High Street. In 2012 the pub celebrated 150 years in Hampton Hill. One cider available on handpump – Stan’s Thatchers TRAD (ABV 6% Mellow, dry and naturally hazy.) Food available Monday to Saturday and limited to Hot Toasties only. Quiz every Thursday from 8pm (You need to be in the pub at 7.45pm to register to play.

What kind of restaurants are there?

Hampton has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

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What are the range of supermarkets like?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Hampton. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Hampton.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Setara Ltd. Unit 5 Mitchells Farm, Gutteridge Lane, Stapleford Abbotts, Romford 3.8 11

The amenities you might need in Hampton

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Hampton. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of Hampton

Hampton has 3 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hampton Medical Centre 49A Priory Road, Hampton 3.9 196
Approach Practice Ltd 37 Ashley Road, Hampton 5 5
Mumma Doula 84 Ormond Drive, Hampton 5 1

Tube & Train stations nearby Hampton

Train and tube stations in Hampton can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hampton Ashley Road, Hampton 4.1 20

What schools are in the area of Hampton?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Hampton vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Vocal Lessons London- Sacha Heath nr Hampton Ferry Boathouse, Thames Street, Hampton 5 1
Matt B. Singing Lessons Lower Sunbury Road, London 5 1
The Cake Box, Hampton 99 Station Road, Hampton 4.7 30
Hampton Junior School Percy Road, Hampton 5 5
Peter Falconer Music Tuition 37 Bedster Gardens, West Molesey N/A N/A
The Hurst Pool Molesey Hurst Recreation Ground, Dunstall Way, East Molesey 4.2 222
Hampton Prep School Pre-Prep & Prep School, Gloucester Road, Hampton N/A N/A
St Mary’s Hampton CE Primary School Oldfield Road, Hampton 5 1
Drum Tuition 97 Percy Road, Hampton 5 1
Hampton Pre-Prep School 41-43 Wensleydale Road, Hampton 3.4 5
Twickenham Prep School 43 High Street, Hampton 5 16
David Strand – Guitar Tuition 18 Belgrade Road, Hampton 5 1
AWdrums 57 Buckingham Gardens, West Molesey N/A N/A
Julia’s Montessori Nursery St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street, Hampton 5 9
Grassroots Day Nursery 24 Ashley Road, Hampton N/A N/A
Tranberg 36 Percy Road, Hampton N/A N/A
Piano lessons 2, Sherborne Court, 40 Percy Road, Hampton N/A N/A
Tiny Thinkers Childcare Hampton 100a High Street, Hampton N/A N/A
Aston Pierpoint Nursery 34 Priory Road, Hampton 4.6 61
Hampton Infant School and Nursery Ripley Road, Hampton 4.8 10

Post offices of Hampton

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Hampton provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hampton Post Office 96 Station Road, Hampton 2.3 115
Hurst Park Post Office 193 Hurst Road, Molesey, [no name] 2.9 17

What to do in Hampton

It could be that Hampton has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Hampton. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Hampton. Also, knowing what’s available in Hampton and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

Other areas nearby

If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Weston Green See the guide here
Thames Ditton See the guide here
West Molesey See the guide here
East Molesey See the guide here
Hampton Wick See the guide here
Teddington See the guide here
Weston Green See the guide here
Thames Ditton See the guide here
West Molesey See the guide here
East Molesey See the guide here
Hampton Wick See the guide here
Teddington See the guide here

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