The borough of Richmond upon Thames is situated in to the South West of London and it is unique because it is the only London borough situated both north and south of the River Thames. The borough is residential and home to some of the most affluent districts of London including Richmond. There are large areas of open space in Richmond including Richmond Park. The main suburbanized areas within Richmond upon Thames are Hampton and Teddington, Twickenham, St Margarets and Whitton. The area is well supplied with rail links into London and the home of English Rugby is at Twickenham.