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Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames

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Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames

Surbiton, is a suburban area of south west London within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. It is situated next to the River Thames, 11.0 miles south west of central London (12 miles by rail from London Waterloo). Surbiton was formerly within the County of Surrey, but became part of Greater London in 1965 following the London Government Act 1963, together with many areas including neighbouring Kingston and Richmond.
Administrative CountyKingston upon Thames
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1767
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Surbiton, town with ry. sta., Kingston on Thames par., Surrey, on S. side of Kingston, pop. 9406; P.O., T. O., 1 Bank. Surbiton is a pleasant suburb of Kingston. On Surbiton Common took place the last struggle of the Royalists in favour of Charles I., then a prisoner in Carisbrooke Castle.

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