Kingston upon Thames Removal Company Near Me

Kingston upon Thames is a town found in Greater London, in the county of Surrey. Situated on the River Thames, it is about 10 miles southwest of Charing Cross in London. It is an ancient market town in which Saxon kings were crowned. Kingston has one of the lowest crime rates in London and also has low house prices and rentals. All this combined with its fantastic transport links, makes it a very desirable place to live for many.

You can get to Waterloo from Kingston in 30 minutes and to London Victoria via Clapham Junction in around 40 minutes. For foreign travel Kingston is located in an ideal place, being situated between two major airports. It is about 30 minutes’ drive away from Heathrow Airport and about 40 minutes away from Heathrow.

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Things to do in Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames is a vibrant town that offers a number of restaurants, pubs and bars to be enjoyed by its residents. There are plenty of patisseries in the area and a local favourite is the Cakewalk Patisserie. Kingston is valued by many in the area for its shopping. The Bentall Centre has 75 shops and is 6000,000 sq ft. Down Town Kingston has an array of expensive boutiques to regular high street chains, so there is something for everyone. The Rose Theatre is found in the town centre of Kingston Upon Thames. It is a modern theatre with reasonably priced tickets. The productions there are fantastic and loved by many of the residents.

A 30 minutes’ walk away from Kingston’s town centre is the stunning Hampton Court Palace, where you can also walk around the gardens. The palace hosts the annual RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, which brings in many gardening enthusiasts from around the country. There is also Bushy Park near by where you can talk a picturesque walk around and even spot some deer.

Schools and Education

Kingston Upon Thames has many fantastic schools in the area. Many families decide to move to Kingston for that very reason, coupled with the fact that it is a safe and rural area but with great transport links. Some of the best schools in the area include Bedelsford School, Coombe Hill Junior School and Fern Hill Primary School, all of which have an ‘Outstanding rating from Ofsted. Other school close by to Kingston that are worth noting are The Tiffin Girl’s School, and the Kingston Grammar school.

For further education you have the University of Surrey and Royal Holloway only a short drive away, both of which have some amazing course available.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Surbiton
  • Coombe
  • Teddington
  • Petersham
  • Motspur Park

Cost of living in Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames has a wide range of property available to purchase. The average price of property in Kingston Upon Thames over the last year was £779,744. Most of the sales during this time were for flats, which sold at an average price of £437,096. Semi detached properties sold for an average of £803,801 and terraced properties were around £722,822. Overall sell prices in Kingston Upon Thames was 4% higher than the previous year.