A reader alerted this website of the following public notice . It is regarding a space behind the Taylor’d Lighting on St Margarets Road that Richmond Council intends to give up ownership and maintenance of the land as a road. Currently the space is used for parking, people turning their cars or kids playing.

Highways Act 1980 – Section 116 and Schedule 12 – Public Highway at the rear of 141-143 St Margaret’s Road, Twickenham – Removal of part of the public highway

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames being the Highway Authority for the highway hereinafter mentioned intend to apply to the Magistrates’ Court sitting at Richmond, Surrey, on Thursday the 18 day of January 2007 at the hour of 10:00 o’clock for an Order under Section 116 of the Highways Act 1980 authorising that part of the public highway to the rear of 141-143 St. Margaret’s Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, to be stopped up on the grounds that it is unnecessary. The area of land which will be affected by the proposed order is shown on the plan, which may be inspected at the Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, during normal office hours.