Official opening of the drinking fountain with the Deputy Mayor, donors, local Councillors and residents on 16 September 2021



Restoration of listed Victorian Drinking Fountain

Fountain 2020The restoration of this Victorian Drinking Fountain has been an aim of Friends of Richmond Green for many, many years and we finally achieved our goal in March 2020  - only for COVID to stop its use.

This project was undertaken in conjunction with the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and was made possible by generous donations from: 

Friends of Richmond Green        

Richmond Council Civic Pride Fund         

Heritage of London Trust

The family of Councillor John Ormiston

The Drinking Fountain Association

Baroness van Dedem.

 Historic records show that it was last restored as a drinking fountain in 1977 and opened by the then Mayor of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames - Councillor Sidney Grose.        

44 years on from the last restoration, Her Worship the Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames  -  Councillor Suzette Nicholson and her Consort –opened the restored drinking fountain on 16th September 2021.