Facts about Kingston Upon Thames
Chessington in the Royal' borough of Kingston upon Thames is the home of Chessington World of Adventures', a fantastic theme park with 9 themed lands and the fabulous Chessington Zoo', which has everything from Sea-lions to Persian Leopards and is a fantastic day out for all of the family.
Kingston is a beautiful market town full of history and a place where we have carried out many residential and commercial building surveys.
It is said seven kings were crowned here on Kingston's Coronation Stone' in the tenth century.
All Saints Church' in Kingston has some fascinating history and is home to a 14 th century wall painting of St Blaise.
Kingston Museum', built in 1904 is a great place to visit to find out more about the towns Royal' connections and its history.
The well-known Kingston University' has four campuses in and around Kingston upon Thames and has roots dating back over 100 years.
Kingston has fantastic shopping with the award winning Bentall Centre' offering over a choice of over 80 shops.
Kingston also has two regular markets selling everything from fruit and vegetables to vintage clothing and also hosts the German Christmas Market' and various Continental' markets.
Kingston has plenty of clubs, bars, cafes and restaurants including Jamie's Italian', Jamie Oliver's restaurant offering simple rustic Italian food.
It is also home to The Rose Theatre', a 900 seat venue which opened in 2008 and which has a quirky' seating area where the audience can sit on cushions to watch the performances. Judi Dench and Jane Asher and are just a few of the names that have appeared at The Rose to date.
River boat trips can also be taken from Kingston and is a great way to enjoy the River Thames.
Motspur Park is a suburb in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames and is known locally as West Barnes'.
The Fulham Football Club' training ground is in Motspur Park.
New Malden in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames was once farmland.
Today this urban area has a large Korean community with plenty of Korean shops and some great Korean restaurants.
Surbiton is in the Royal' borough of Kingston upon Thames.
Surbiton is a mainly residential area situated on the Thames and has a varied selection of shops and some good restaurants and bars.
The Surbiton Clock Tower' is a grade ll listed landmark which was built to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward Vll. This Surbiton landmark was built in 1908.
Surbiton has some lovely green' areas including Fishpond Park' which is set in 13.5 acres and is popular with dog walkers and people generally wanting to enjoy the great out-doors'.
Claremont Gardens', close to the centre of Surbiton is another lovely green area' with lots of urban wildlife attracted by the pond and is enjoyed by many office workers in their lunchtimes and by us when we are surveying properties in the area.
The River Roads' area in Surbiton is a sought after place to live with some beautiful properties including some listed buildings and is a place we love to visit and carry out building surveys.
Surbiton is a great place to live for those wanting a rural feel but with easy access to all the city' delights.