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Lower Kingswood

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Population  2,511
Region  South East
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Dialling code  01737
District  Reigate and Banstead
OS grid reference  TQ248565
Country  England
Post town  Tadworth
Shire county  Surrey
UK parliament constituency  Reigate
Lower Kingswood
Weather  7°C, Wind W at 13 km/h, 96% Humidity

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Lower Kingswood is a village located in Surrey, just within the M25 motorway. It is between Kingswood and Reigate, and is bisected by the A217 dual carriageway. Neighbouring settlements include Tadworth and Chipstead.

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History

The village was situated around the Brighton Road (now the A217) and the crossroads with Buckland Road/Smithy Lane, the centre being where the Fox On The Hill pub, now an Indian restaurant and takeaway, and the Church of the Wisdom of God are located. Before the upgrading of the A217 Brighton Road to a dual carriageway, there was a pond outside the pub, where horses would frequently stop to drink after climbing the hill and before progressing on to Reigate.

Transport

The nearest railway stations are Tadworth, Kingswood and Reigate. Buses travel along the A217, north to Epsom and Sutton and south to Reigate and Redhill. Lower Kingswood is situated very close to Junction 8 of the M25.

Socialising

There are several social clubs in Lower Kingswood, catering for all ages, including youth clubs such as drama and football. For the older generations there is a bowls club and Women's Institute. The football club is named Kingswood Terriers FC and they play in the local Epsom and Ewell Youth League.

There is a recreation ground opposite Rookery Way, which includes a play park, bike ramps and football pitches.

The Kingswood Village Club (Lower Kingswood) has been voted CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) branch club of the year for four years running, from 2011 to 2014.

References

Lower Kingswood Wikipedia


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