Ham Market is held on the 1st Saturday of every month – next market will be Saturday August 4th !

Use your Vote for more Community Project Funding for our area !


Your Ham and Petersham Neighbourhood Forum Committee has already been successful in bidding for money from the Richmond Council Community Fund to finance a feasibility study to develop a cycle and walking route through Ham and Petersham as part of the Kingston to Richmond cycle route. Now theres another round of voting for some new …


 Ham Market is on the first Saturday of every month so come on down to Ham Parade from about 9 am ! Next market Saturday August 4th.

New Data Protection Regulations coming in on May 25th….


Following the recent controversy about data misappropriated from Facebook, the inappropriate and illegal use of personal data is quite rightly a hot topic. You may have read about new regulations (GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation) effective from May 25th 2018 for how all businesses use and keep personal data. The security and privacy of …

Our sale in Sandy Lane successfully completes at over 1.9 million.


This house was marketed by Mervyn Smith and two Richmond based estate agencies. Mervyn Smith produced the most offers and the highest offer. Whatever the surface appearance from For Sale boards and canvassing claims, the fact is of all the actual completed sales in Ham and Petersham during calendar year 2017 (as recorded on Rightmove), …

What does 2018 hold in store for the local housing market ?


Forgive us if we don’t predict a precise price rise (or drop!) for the year ahead, – there’s plenty of others foolhardy enough! Apparently in 2018 house prices are going to rise 1% (Rightmove) or alternatively up to 3% ( Halifax) or stay ‘broadly flat’ (Nationwide) or possibly fall (RICS). But then according to the …



The local housing market in 2017 followed a very similar pattern to 2016. In 2016 the market was disrupted in June by the EU Referendum and in 2017 we had a similar hiatus when the General Election in June produced an indeterminate result. In both previous years, activity was much lower than normal for the …

Local historian launches his new book.


Local historian Gordon Elsden launched his new book – ‘Remarkable Ham – the Untold Story ‘ on Saturday Dec 9th with a signing at Ham Village Centre. The book is a fascinating account of Ham in ancient and medieval times. If you missed the launch you can reserve a copy at remarkableham@yahoo.co.uk or order from …

Switching on the Christmas Tree Lights at Ham Library this Thursday


A note for your diaries is that this year there will be a Christmas tree in the grounds of Ham Library (corner of Ham Street and Ashburnham Road) and the lights will be switched on this Thursday late afternoon December 7th. There will be refreshments from 3.30pm in the Community Room in the Library followed …

Great results for Ham and Petersham in the Village Planning Fund votes for local community projects!


Great results for Ham and Petersham in the votes for local community projects to receive funding from the Richmond Borough Village Planning Fund. In our last couple of blogs and notices we asked you to vote for Petersham and Ham Sea Scouts to receive help towards the cost of their much needed new scout hut. …