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, 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
James Thompson Elementary School
Samuel Brighouse Elementary School
Archibald Blair Elementary School
J.N. Burnett Secondary School