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Cheam, Croydon

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Cheam, Croydon

Cheam is a large suburban village in the London Borough of Sutton, England, and is located just inside the southern boundary of Greater London where it meets Surrey. It is divided into two main areas: North Cheam and Cheam Village. North Cheam includes more retail shops and supermarkets, whilst Cheam Village and the south of Cheam are more residential. The Village does, however, constitute a small retail and restaurant quarter in its own right (see below).
Post townSUTTON
Administrative CountyCroydon
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2462
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Cheam, Croydon has been known in the past

Ceiham

Cheam, Croydon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cheam, par. and vil. with ry. sta., mid. Surrey, 3 miles NE. of Epsom, 1909 ac., pop. 2117; P.O., T.O.; contains C. Park, seat, and the hamlet of C. Common.

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