Thompson is located on the north eastern shore of Richmond, with the City Centre to the east, the area of Blundell to the south east, and the neighbourhoods of Seafair to the south west. Surrounded by water on the north and west sides, Thompson borders the Georgia Strait and the dykes.
The community of Thompson has an abundance of natural parkland and modern recreational facilities, making this community a top pick in Richmond for active singles, couples and families. There are also smaller sub-areas located within Thompson known as Riverdale and Terra Nova. This community has many schools and is close to the Richmond Public Library.
It is easy to find transportation in and out of Thompson; the Vancouver International Airport is 10 minutes away and it’s just across the Fraser River on Sea Island. Travel to Vancouver’s downtown business core is 25-30 minutes away, while Richmond’s City Centre area is just a 5-10 minute drive.
Terra Nova Shopping Centre
Spul’u’kwaks Elementary School
5999 Blanshard Drive Richmond, BC V7C 5V4
Rating: 9.1 out of 10
James Thompson Elementary School
6211 Forsythe Crescent Richmond, BC V7C 2C4
Rating: 8.2 out of 10
Samuel Brighouse Elementary School
6800 Azure Road Richmond, BC V7C 2S8
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
Archibald Blair Elementary School
6551 Lynas Lane Richmond, BC V7C 3K8
Rating: 8.6 out of 10
J.N. Burnett Secondary School
5011 Granville Avenue Richmond, BC V7C 1E6
Rating: 7.2 out of 10
Mascot: The Breakers