National Heritage List for England number: 1253376
Terror Tomb (later renamed Forbidden Tomb) was a dark ride attraction at Chessington World of Adventures in southwest London, England, themed as an adventure inside a haunted tomb. The ride opened in 1994 along with the Forbidden Kingdom area. All music was composed by Graham Smart, including the hard rock song featured in the ride's finale.
Southwood Open Space is a 12.9 hectare Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in Old Malden in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It is a linear park along the Hogsmill River between the Kingston Bypass opposite Elmbridge Avenue and the junction between the Hogsmill and a footpath to Manor Drive North.
The 5th Dimension was a dark ride at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort in southwest London, England, when the theme park opened and was the first major special effects attraction of its kind in the UK. The ride closed at the end of the 1993 season and was replaced by Terror Tomb, which in turn has been replaced by Tomb Blaster. The ride was designed with cars that could stop and rotate to face what was happening in the scene; the same transit system is in use today.
Rose Walk is a 2.7 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Berrylands in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It is also part of the Hogsmill Valley Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade 1.
The Wood is a public park in Surbiton in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. Part of it is a bird sanctuary named after the naturalist Richard Jefferies. According to Natural England it is managed by the London Wildlife Trust, but as of August 2015 it is not on the Trust's list of sites. The 1.5-hectare site is designated as a Local Nature Reserve called 'The Wood and Richard Jefferies Bird Sanctuary'.
Surbiton Lagoon was an open air swimming pool located in Surbiton, London, England.
Surbiton Park is an area in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in Greater London, United Kingdom. It was the southernmost part of the pre-1965 Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames in Surrey and corresponds roughly to the southernmost part of the present-day Kingston upon Thames postal district.
Rameses Revenge was a Top Spin ride at Chessington World of Adventures Resort theme park in southwest London, England, introduced in 1995. It was the world's first top spin ride to feature a drown-upside-down element.
Kobra is a Zamperla Mega Disk’O Coaster which opened in 2010 at Chessington World of Adventures Resort in southwest London, England. As of May 2021, the ride continues to operate.
Decca Sports Ground is a cricket ground in Tolworth, London (formerly Surrey). The first recorded professional match on the ground was in 1973, when Surrey played Northamptonshire in a List-A match in the 1973 John Player League as Surrey used a few one-off grounds from 1972 to 1974.
Radio Jackie is an Independent Local Radio station in Kingston upon Thames, England broadcasting news, popular hits, and local information to South-West London and North Surrey from its studios in Tolworth.
The A307 road runs 13.2 miles (21.2 km) through SW London and NW Surrey. It is primary at the north-east end; the remainder is non-primary, generally superseded in the mid-twentieth century in two stages by newer alignments of the Portsmouth Road, the Kingston bypass and Esher bypass of the A3, which runs along a slightly oblique axis.
Bubbleworks (originally named Prof. Burp's Bubble Works, then Imperial Leather Bubbleworks from 2006) was a dark water ride opened in 1990 at Chessington World of Adventures Resort in Greater London, England. It took riders through animated scenes of a comical factory producing fizzy pop. The original ride closed, to be redesigned in 2006 with a sponsorship by Imperial Leather toiletries, with the majority of the animations removed. The new Bubbleworks then closed in September 2016 to be replaced by The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure.
Chessington Hall was a country house in Chessington, England. It is important in literary history as the home of Samuel Crisp (1707–1783), a close friend of Fanny Burney, the novelist. At the time of the house's existence, Chessington was a village in Surrey; it now forms part of the urban sprawl of contemporary Greater London.
The Kingston School of Art (KSA) is an art school in Kingston upon Thames, part of Kingston University London. It was first established in 1899 as the Kingston School of Science and Art. In 1930 it was established as a separate school and has been based on its own art school campus since 1939. It was disestablished in 1970 by becoming part of Kingston Polytechnic, but a re-brand in 2017 introduced the name again. It is the oldest constituent part of Kingston University, which was established in 1992. The School of Art plays an important role in the cultural and social development of Kingston.
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust runs Kingston Hospital, an acute NHS hospital in Kingston upon Thames, South West London. The Trust was licensed as an NHS Foundation Trust by Monitor (NHS) from 1 May 2013. The Trust has been rated 'outstanding' by the CQC.
The Hundred of Kingston or Kingston Hundred was an ancient hundred in the north east of the county of Surrey, England. Its area has been mostly absorbed by the growth of London; with its name currently referring to both the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames and the larger Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. Its former area now corresponds to that borough and part of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in Greater London and part of the borough of Elmbridge in Surrey. It bordered the Hundred of Brixton to the east, the Hundred of Elmbridge to the south, and to the west and north by the River Thames.
Zufari: Ride into Africa (officially stylized as ZUFARI: Ride into Africa!) is an off-road safari trail jeep ride at Chessington World of Adventures, a zoo and theme park in London. a 22-acre site landscaped to look like an African reserve, it is home to animals such as giraffes, white rhinos, ostriches, blesbok, nile lechwe and more.
Elmbridge Open Space or Elmbridge Meadows is a Local Nature Reserve in Berrylands in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It is a linear open space along the western bank of the Hogsmill River which starts at Malden Way and ends at a path between Surbiton Hill Park to Green Lane.
Bonesgate Open Space is a public park, Local Nature Reserve (LNR) and Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade 1, in Chessington in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It has an area of 5.07 hectares, and was designated an LNR in 1994.
Hogsmill River Park or Hogsmill Valley is a linear park along the banks of the Hogsmill River in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It stretches from the junction of Surbiton Hill Park and Elmbridge Avenue in Berrylands in the north to the junction between the river and a footpath to Manor Close in Old Malden in the south.
Jubilee Wood is located in Malden Rushett in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It is divided into two parts, separated by an electricity sub-station. They are part of the 22 hectare 'Sixty Acre Wood and Jubilee Wood' Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation, and the two hectare eastern wood, which is the only part which is publicly accessible, is also a Local Nature Reserve.
Tiny Truckers is a children's rail ride operated at Chessington World of Adventures Resort in London. Originally opened in 1993 under the name ToyTown Truckers. As of August 2014, the ride continues to operate.
Edith Gardens is a 0.44 hectares (1.1 acres) Local Nature Reserve and Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation in Berrylands in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London. It was designated in 1992.
National Heritage List for England number: 1253378
Street address: Archives and Special Collections, Library and Learning Services, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE (from Wikidata)
Street address: Tolworth Infant and Nursery School, School Lane, Tolworth, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7SA (from Wikidata)
website: http://www.tolworthschool.org.uk/; EDUBase URN: 102575
Street address: Grand Avenue Primary and Nursery School, Grand Avenue, Surbiton, Surrey, KT5 9HU (from Wikidata)
EDUBase URN: 102580; website: http://www.grandavenue.kingston.sch.uk/
Street address: St Paul's CofE Primary School, Kingston Hill, Princes Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6AZ (from Wikidata)
EDUBase URN: 102591; website: http://www.stpaulskh.kingston.sch.uk/
Street address: St John's C of E Primary School, Portland Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2SG (from Wikidata)
website: http://www.stjohns.kingston.sch.uk/; EDUBase URN: 102589
Street address: Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College (RHACC), South Bank, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 6DF (from Wikidata)
EDUBase URN: 133053
The Surrey Historic Buildings Trust (sometimes abbreviated as SHBT) is a charitable organisation founded in 1980 that works to preserve the architectural heritage of Surrey, in the south east of England.
Surbiton is a suburban neighbourhood in South West London, within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (RBK). It is next to the River Thames, 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Charing Cross. Surbiton was in the historic county of Surrey and since 1965 it has been in Greater London. Surbiton comprises four of the RBK's wards: Alexandra, Berrylands, St. Mark's, and Surbiton Hill.
Nipper (1884 – September 1895) was a dog from Bristol, England, who served as the model for an 1898 painting by Francis Barraud titled His Master's Voice. This image became one of the world's best known trademarks, the famous dog-and-gramophone that was used by several record companies and their associated company brands, including Berliner Gramophone and its various affiliates and successors, including Berliner's German subsidiary Deutsche Grammophon; Berliner's American successor the Victor Talking Machine Co. (later known as RCA Victor and then RCA Records); Zonophone; Berliner's (and later Victor's) British affiliate the Gramophone Co. Ltd. (informally known as His Master's Voice) and its successors EMI and HMV Retail Ltd.; the Gramophone Co.'s German subsidiary Electrola; and onetime Victor subsidiary the Japan Victor Company (JVC).
Safari Skyway was a monorail ride that opened in 1986 at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, in the Market Square area (Now called Adventure Point). Manufactured by Mack Rides, the ride gave guests a guided tour of Chessington Zoo, and in its first year, the construction of Chessington World of Adventures theme park. The ride ran for almost thirty years before closing abruptly in late July 2015. In early January 2016, the park announced that the ride would be retired due to continuous troubles with maintenance for the ride.
Epsom Athletic Football Club was a football club based in Chessington, England. They were affiliated to the Surrey County Football Association.
The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure is a dark water ride that opened in March 2017 at Chessington World of Adventures Resort in Greater London, England, developed by Merlin Entertainments. It takes riders through scenes based on The Gruffalo franchise. The scenes consist largely of digital projection and include clips from the 2009 animated film The Gruffalo.
Westside Football Club is a football club based in Wandsworth, Greater London, England. They are currently members of the Combined Counties League Division One and play at Colliers Wood United's Wibbandune Ground on the A3.
Eden Walk is an open precinct shopping centre in Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England. It opened in 1968, predating The Bentall Centre by two decades.
Peeking Heights was a Ferris wheel that opened in 2005 at the long-lived Mystic East area of Chessington World of Adventures Resort, where it provided views of the entire park and on a clear day a view of London, including Wembley Stadium.
New Malden High Street is a 1 km-long high street in New Malden, the centre of the suburb that grew up around New Malden railway station in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, now part of south west London.
Hawker Siddeley was a group of British manufacturing companies engaged in aircraft production. Hawker Siddeley combined the legacies of several British aircraft manufacturers, emerging through a series of mergers and acquisitions as one of only two such major British companies in the 1960s. In 1977, Hawker Siddeley became a founding component of the nationalised British Aerospace (BAe). Hawker Siddeley also operated in other industrial markets, such as locomotive building (through its ownership of Brush Traction) and diesel engine manufacture (through its ownership of Lister Petter). The company was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans (FCA) is a global network of conservative Anglican churches that formed in 2008 in response to an ongoing theological crisis in the worldwide Anglican Communion. Conservative Anglicans met in 2008 at the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), creating the Jerusalem Declaration and establishing the FCA.
website: https://www.gafcon.org/, https://www.gafconpt.org/, https://www.gafconpt.org/es, http://www.fca.net/
National Heritage List for England number: 1184174
National Heritage List for England number: 1299981
National Heritage List for England number: 1080049
National Heritage List for England number: 1028678, 1232527
Kingston Power Station was a coal-fired generating station on the Thames in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey (later Greater London). It ceased generating in 1980 and has been demolished.
Rokeby School is an independent all male preparatory day school in Kingston upon Thames, London. Its headmaster is Jason Peck. The school offers an education from 4 to 13 years through the integration of a pre-preparatory school and a preparatory school. The pre-prep school was known as Junior Rokeby until 2008 when headmaster Jason Peck unified the schools under one name and uniform, at the same time abolishing the senior school's traditional Latin motto ("Aemulus studiorum et laborum", from Cicero meaning "the rival of pursuits and labours") in favour of a three word English one.
Street address: Rokeby School, George Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7PB (from Wikidata)
website: http://www.rokebyschool.co.uk; EDUBase URN: 102612
The Tiffin School Boat Club (also known as TSBC) is an amateur rowing club, based in London, run by Tiffin School. It is based on the River Thames at Kingston upon Thames on the outskirts of Greater London in south-east England between Kingston Bridge and Teddington Lock.
Chessington & Hook United Football Club is a football club based in Chessington, Greater London, England. They are currently members of the Southern Combination Division One and play at Chalky Lane.
Hampton Wick, formerly a village, is a Thames-side area of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, and is contiguous with Teddington and Kingston upon Thames. It is buffered by Bushy Park, one of the Royal Parks of London from Hampton and Hampton Hill.
Street address: Coombe Hill Junior School, Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7DD (from Wikidata)
EDUBase URN: 102576; website: http://www.coombehilljuniors.com
Colliers Wood United Football Club is an English semi-professional football club based in West Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton. The club is affiliated to the Surrey County Football Association. The club are currently members of the Combined Counties League Premier Division South and play at the Wibbandune Sports Ground.
National Heritage List for England number: 1080063
National Heritage List for England number: 1080089
National Heritage List for England number: 1184764
National Heritage List for England number: 1185018
National Heritage List for England number: 1080048
National Heritage List for England number: 1358450
Corinthian-Casuals Football Club is a football club based in Tolworth in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, England. Affiliated to the London Football Association, they are currently members of the Isthmian League Premier Division and play at King George's Field. The club was the inspiration for the creation of the Brazilian Corinthians where a group of fans were impressed with the quality of the team's game during a tour through Brazil and decided to honor the Brazilian club with their name.
New Malden is an area in South London, England. It is located mainly within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, with a small part in the London Borough of Merton, and is 9.4 miles (15.1 km) from Charing Cross. Neighbouring localities include Raynes Park, Surbiton, Tolworth, Wimbledon, and Worcester Park. Prior to the creation of Greater London in 1965, New Malden was in the administrative county of Surrey.
The Ace of Spades junction is in Hook in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. It enables the A243 Hook Road to cross and link to the A3 Portsmouth Road, and two sliproads interface with, just west, the London end of the A309 Kingston Bypass which serves Esher and Hampton Court Bridge.
The Kingston upon Thames Guildhall is a municipal building in Kingston upon Thames in England. It is situated in the High Street, adjacent to the Hogsmill River. The guildhall, which is the headquarters of Kingston upon Thames London Borough Council, is a Grade II listed building.
National Heritage List for England number: 1080065
The Barracks was a military installation in Kingston upon Thames.
National Heritage List for England number: 1392715
Barwell is a small locality in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames, located between Chessington and Claygate and historically in the county of Surrey. It was traditionally farmland, its name likely alluding the barley that was grown in the area.
Canbury is a district of the northern part of Kingston upon Thames that takes its name from the historic manor that covered the area. Modern Canbury comprises two electoral wards in the constituency of Richmond Park; Canbury Ward to the south and Tudor Ward to the north.
National Heritage List for England number: 1184228
National Heritage List for England number: 1080078
Kingston upon Thames War Memorial, in the Memorial Garden on Union Street, Kingston upon Thames, London, commemorates the men of the town who died in the First World War. After 1945, the memorial was updated to recognise casualties from the Second World War. The memorial was commissioned by the town council and was designed by the British sculptor Richard Reginald Goulden. The memorial includes a bronze statue of a nude warrior, carrying a flaming cross and wielding a sword with which he defends two children from a serpent, erected on a granite plinth, with bronze plaques listing the names of the dead. Goulden designed a number of such allegorical memorials, including others at Crompton, Greater Manchester, and Redhill, Surrey. The Kingston memorial was designated a Grade II listed structure in 1983. This was revised upwards in 2016 to Grade II*, denoting a building or structure of particular importance.
National Heritage List for England number: 1080054
National Heritage List for England number: 1246353
National Heritage List for England number: 1386815
National Heritage List for England number: 1253415
National Heritage List for England number: 1261868
National Heritage List for England number: 1300066
National Heritage List for England number: 1432596
National Heritage List for England number: 1080071
National Heritage List for England number: 1358461
National Heritage List for England number: 1080072
National Heritage List for England number: 1358452
National Heritage List for England number: 1028677
National Heritage List for England number: 1031864
National Heritage List for England number: 1300077
National Heritage List for England number: 1299858