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Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames is the principal settlement of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in southwest London. It was the ancient market town where Saxon kings were crowned and is now situated 10 miles south west of Charing Cross. It is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan. Though it now lies outside the borders of the County of Surrey, Kingston remains the location of the administrative headquarters of Surrey County Council.
Post townKINGSTON UPON THAMES
Administrative CountyKingston upon Thames
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1870
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston upon Thames has been known in the past

Kingsston ~ Kingston ~ Kingston On The Thames ~ Kingston upon Thames ~ Kingstone ~ Moreford

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

Kingston, hundred, in N. of Surrey, 13,000 ac., pop. 90,801; contains 6 pars. and part of another.

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