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Original Richmond - RBTA

Welcome to the Original Richmond Business and Tourism Association

Working on Behalf of Our Members in Richmond and nearby villages

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A Great place to Live, Work and Play

A Great place to Live, Work and Play

2017 Shortlisted by the Sunday Times for "best town"
2018 Shortlisted for the Great British High Street Awards
2019 Gold Award Winner - Yorkshire in Bloom
2020 Richmondshire voted 'happiest' place to live
2021 Celebrating 950 years of Richmond Castle and Town

About Us

The original Richmond Richmond Business and Tourism Association is made up from a group of people from all sorts of businesses in Richmond and the surrounding areas.

We all care deeply about our original Richmond and work to keep and improve this lovely market town as a thriving community for those who live, work, play and visit. We promote all aspects of business and tourism for the benefit of our members, their businesses and the wider community.

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About Us
Our Aims…

Our Aims…

…to be progressive, provide encouragement for each other, share knowledge, adopt best practice and welcome new members to join us.

We are working hard to show the world what Richmond has to offer and we willingly give advice to anyone thinking of setting up business in the area. The Association provides a voice for local businesses, is consulted by a range of agencies and strategic bodies and has a say on developments in the area. The Association also supports and initiates activities which promote the town and contribute towards its economic success.

We are pleased that you have visited our website, which is an example of how we work on behalf of our members and the area. You do not need to be in business to find out about working, living or visiting Richmond, so do please read on.

Celebrate Richmond 950


A year of events and celebrations to mark 950 years of our town

We have been here for 950 years and even a pandemic couldn't stop us celebrating!


Read more about how we celebrated 950 years »

Find Out More About Richmond
Living

Living

Richmond is a pretty special place to live. A cohesive and vibrant community spirit forms the background of Richmond life!

Working

Working

A visitor to Richmond might not realise what a diverse collection of high quality businesses the town has from boutique shops to a diverse range of manufacturing businesses.

Visiting

Visiting

Richmond, especially on a summer's evening, certainly has a slightly "continental" feel: Prince Charles compared the town centre to Siena!