Tolworth shown within Greater London
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Tolworth is a mostly residential suburb of London in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, located 11. Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames ( is a borough in south-west London, England. The ceremonial counties are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government as the Counties for the purposes of the Lieutenancies Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. The region, also known as the government office region, is currently the highest tier of local government sub-national entity of England, with only one Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. Constituent country is a phrase used often by official institutions in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger entity or grouping England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland This list of sovereign states, alphabetically arranged gives an overview of States around the world with information on the extent of their Sovereignty. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system UK Postal codes are known as postcodes. UK postcodes are Alphanumeric. The, also known as the Kingston upon Thames postcode area, is a group of 24 postal districts in south west Greater London and north Surrey which are subdivisions The UK Telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Telephone Numbering Plan, is the system used for assigning Telephone numbers in the United There are a number of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom. "Metropolitan Police" redirects here See also Metropolitan police. The fire service in the United Kingdom operates under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and The London Fire Brigade ( LFB) is the statutory The London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS is the largest "free at the point of contact" ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients London is a Constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 9 MEPs using the D'Hondt method of Party-list proportional This is a list of the 646 constituencies currently represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as at the 2005 general election Kingston and Surbiton is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Greater London is divided into fourteen territorial constituencies for London Assembly elections each returning one member South West is a Constituency represented in the London Assembly. A Gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's County, Unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates List of places --> List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places This is a partial list of places in London, England See List of places in England for lists of settlements in other counties A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames ( is a borough in south-west London, England. 1 miles (17. 9 km) south west of Charing Cross. Charing Cross is located at the junction of the Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street in Central London, England. Neighbouring places include: Berrylands, Surbiton, Chessington, Ewell and New Malden. Berrylands is a residential neighbourhood in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames that before 1965 formed part of the Municipal Borough of Surbiton. Surbiton, a suburban area of London in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, is a commuter town next to the river Thames, populated with a mixture Chessington is a town in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in Greater London, England. Ewell is a village in the borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey, close to the southern boundary of Greater London. New Malden is a town and shopping centre in the south-western London suburbs mostly within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and partly in the London
Tolworth, in the Domesday Book, was called Taleorde. The Domesday Book (ˈduːmzdeɪ bʊk also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was the record of the great survey Its Domesday assets were held partly by Picot from Richard de Tonebrige and partly by Radulf (Ralph) from the Bishop of Bayeux. Bayeux (bajø is a commune in the Calvados département, in Normandy in northwestern France. It rendered: 2½ hides; also 4 hides with Long Ditton; 1 mill without dues, 8 ploughs, 10½ acres and ½ rod of meadow. The hide was a unit used in assessing land for liability to " Geld " or land tax in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th to the 11th centuries The hide was a unit used in assessing land for liability to " Geld " or land tax in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th to the 11th centuries Long Ditton is a village in Surrey, England lying on the boundary with Greater London. A grinding mill is a Unit operation designed to break a solid material into smaller pieces The plough ( American spelling plow; both plaʊ is a Tool used in Farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed A meadow is a field vegetated primarily by Grass and other non- Woody plants. It rendered £6. The Pound Sterling ( symbol £; ISO code: GBP) subdivided into 100 pence (singular penny) is the Currency 
In the early 1970's, a pillar box in Raeburn Avenue was painted lime green for a brief period. A pillar box is a free-standing Post box, in the United Kingdom, where Mail is deposited to be collected by the Royal Mail and forwarded to the However the Post Office decided that the familiar red colour should be restored. A post office is a facility authorized by a Postal system for the posting receipt sorting handling transmission or delivery of Mail. Since then all pillar boxes in the town have remained in their traditional colour.
Architecturally Tolworth consists mainly of low-density 1930s semi-detached properties, and small to medium commercial and retail developments. Semi-Detached (1998 was Therapy? 's last album for A&M Records. There is a concentration of industrial activity in an area bounded on the north by A3 London-to-Portsmouth trunk route, which runs through the area. The A3, known as the Portsmouth Road for much of its length is a Trunk road in Southern England, connecting London to Portsmouth History See also History of Portsmouth There have been settlements in the area since before Roman times mostly being offshoots of Portchester, which The access junction for the A3, linking it on the north with the Broadway and on the south with the A240 Kingston Road toward Epsom, is known as the Toby Jug Roundabout, named after the public house which stood beside it until 2002 when it was demolished. The A240 is a part primary A road in Surrey and Greater London, It connects the A217 with the A3 and beyond to See also Epsom New Hampshire, and Epsom New Zealand. For the chemical compound see Epsom salts. The area is also served by a branch rail line running from London Waterloo to Chessington South two stops to the south, with services run by South West Trains. Chessington South railway station is at the southern part of the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames in South London, and is the terminal station South West Trains ( SWT) is a train operating company operating in the United Kingdom, providing Train services to the south-west of London chiefly An extensive low-lying office development, bounded by the A3 to the north and the rail line to the south, was once occupied by the Ministry of Defence, but has lain vacant for a number of years. The Ministry of Defence ( MoD) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and is the headquarters
The principal shopping centre - the Broadway - is dominated by Tolworth Tower, an office block designed by the late Richard Seifert and opened in 1964. Richard Seifert ( 25 November 1910 &ndash 26 October 2001) was a British architect best known for designing the Centrepoint The tower is 80. 8 metres high with 22 floors. The ground floor of the building is occupied largely by a single retail unit - currently a Marks and Spencer supermarket - and smaller retail units along the Broadway, the remainder taken up with access to the other floors. Marks & Spencer Group plc (also M&S, Marks and Sparks, and Marks) is a British Retailer with 843 stores in more than 30 The remaining floors of the building was originally occupied by commercial and government offices, but the north wing has recently re-opened as a Travelodge hotel. Travelodge refers to several hotel chains around the world Current operations include United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland and The building appears in the Taschen book of Boring Postcards. Taschen is an Art book publisher founded in 1980 by Benedikt Taschen in Cologne, Germany.
The offices and studios of Radio Jackie, a commercial radio station broadcasting to south-west London and north Surrey, can be found on the Broadway. The broadcast mast is sited, with many other antennae, atop Tolworth Tower.
Tolworth is the home of its own community arts centre: The CornerHOUSE (Previously known as the Douglas Centre).
The suburb is served by Tolworth railway station. Tolworth railway station in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames in South London, is a station on the Chessington branch 19 km (12¼ miles south
Tolworth has a King George's Field in memorial to King George V, where Corinthian-Casuals (two amateur football teams that have since merged) plays its home games. Corinthian-Casuals FC are a football club based in Tolworth[http //www
Tolworth is mentioned in the first episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus, in the sketch 'Picasso/Cycling Race'. Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m This is a list of all 45 episodes from the television series Monty Python's Flying Circus: Series 1 (Oct Monty Python’s Flying Circus (also known as Flying Circus or during the final series just Monty Python) is a BBC Sketch comedy