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Twickenham (TW12)

The TW12 postcode area is located in the Twickenham postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 918 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the TW12 postcode area, including Ashford, Brentford, Egham, Feltham, Hampton, Hounslow, Isleworth, Richmond, Shepperton, Staines, Sunbury-On-Thames, Teddington, Twickenham which come under the local authority of the Richmond upon Thames Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 38% of people in TW12 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of TW12 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The postcode TW12 covers a wide area of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, including much of the town of Twickenham. It is bounded by the River Thames to the south, by the A316 to the west, by Teddington to the north and by Hampton Hill to the east. It encompasses several areas including Strawberry Hill, St. Margaret's, Fulwell, Whitton, Hampton, Bushy Park, Hampton Hill and Hampton Wick.

The area is best known as the home of English Rugby, and is where the national Twickenham Stadium, home of the England Rugby Union team (as well as other major sporting and music events), is situated. It also hosts many other rugby related events, such as the annual Rugby Sevens tournament, as well as the annual Stoop Six Nations tournament.

The area is also home to several other attractions including St Mary's Church, the oldest religious building in the borough, Fulwell Windmill, the oldest windmill in Britain, and Bushy Park, one of London's Royal Parks, containing a range of outdoor activities including cycling and jogging as well as boating and fishing on the River Thames.

TW12 also has a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars. The area is served by numerous bus and train services, and is within easy reach of Central London via the nearby Hounslow West and Twickenham stations. It is also well connected to other suburbs in the area via the A316 and A305 roads.

The area has seen a surge in development in recent years, as more and more people are drawn to the area to take advantage of its many amenities. This in turn has seen house prices increase, and TW12 is now one of the most expensive postcodes in the area. There are also plenty of green spaces, parks and nature reserves, making it an attractive place to live.

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  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in TW12 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 38%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 38% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 77%WHITE
  • 23%NON-WHITE

77% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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TW12Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

TW12 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeTW12
Postal TownTwickenham
MSOA NameRichmond upon Thames 020
LSOA NameRichmond upon Thames 020B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityRichmond upon Thames
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

TW12 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TW12, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Hampton Hill
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