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About Lower Kingswood

Lower Kingswood is a small 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.

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 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 pondoutside the pub, where horses would frequently stop to refresh after climbing the hill and before progressing on to Reigate.

The whole town of Lower Kingswood used to be called Cheesley Town, and to this day, you can find it in very old maps.

Transport

The majority of travel is made by private car, and the nearest train stations are Tadworth, Kingswood andReigate. Buses travel along the A217, north to Epsom and Sutton and south to Reigate and Redhill. It is situated very close to Junction 8 of the M25.

Socialising

There are several social clubs in Lower Kingswood, catering for all ages, 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 have a prestigious history in the local Epsom and Ewell Youth League, they won the League Cup 2011 and won 4-3 in the final.

There is a recreation ground opposite Rookery Way, which includes a play park, bike ramps and football pitches. Other youth clubs are Guides, Cubs, Beavers and Scouts.

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

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