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Hampton Court Fast Fibre

Funded on Spacehive 30 June 2017 Delivered 31 January 2018

Impact data and claims within this report are provided by the project creator and have not been independently verified by Spacehive.

Hampton Court Fast Fibre

Hampton Court Fast Fibre

Hampton Court Community By Hampton Court Community

To fund the installation of a new fibre cable to bring fast broadband and internet services to our Hampton Court community.

East Molesey Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 30 Jun 2017!

Nearly all local homes and businesses suffer with poor broadband and internet speeds and, for some, there is often no service at all at certain times of day. The current old copper cabling (to our telecoms street cabinet) was originally installed to provide a telephone service only and it is incapable of carrying the quantity of data we now need to access our emails, documents, graphics, music, video and catch-up television online. Openreach and other infrastructure providers have no plans to install a new fibre cable because they say it is not economically viable, as we are such a small community with only a few local businesses. The cost of a new fibre cable will be £12,174 and as long as we can raise half this amount between us amounting to just £6,087, we have been promised matched funding for the other half of the cost from the Community Fibre Partnerships Grant Scheme.

What we'll deliver:

  • Installation of a fibre cable to our street cabinet to which all our phone lines are connected
  • An online service fit for the 21st Century! For most, this is an essential utility.
  • Fast broadband for Hampton Court Road, Campbell Road, The Royal Paddocks, residences in Home Park and at the Palace

Why it's a great idea:

The availability of fibre cable will enable us to sign up to fast broadband with our chosen telecoms provider. The fast internet speeds will allow us to use online services effectively and without interruption.

Steps to get it done:

  • To raise £6087 by 31 July 2017

With more and more people working from home and children needing to carry out homework and research online fast broadband is essential.


Location East Molesey

About the space

Hampton Court Road (to the north of the Palace), Campbell Road, The Royal Paddocks and residents in Home Park and in Hampton Court Palace


London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

How will the money be spent?Total £12,206

Cost of fibre broadband line - £12,174 (100%)
Other - £32 (0%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Cost of fibre broadband line
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  • Transaction Fees

Total £12,206

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