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Kingston Upon Thames (KT1)

The KT1 postcode area is located in the Kingston Upon Thames postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1420 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the KT1 postcode area, including Addlestone, Ashtead, Chertsey, Chessington, Cobham, East Molesey, Epsom, Esher, Kingston Upon Thames, Leatherhead, New Malden, Surbiton, Tadworth, Thames Ditton, Walton-On-Thames, West Byfleet, West Molesey, Weybridge, Worcester Park which come under the local authority of the Kingston upon Thames Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 38% of people in KT1 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of KT1 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The KT1 postcode area is situated in the Borough of Kingston upon Thames, located southwest of London in Greater London. The postcode is often referred to by its regional Twickenham postal district number, which is TW1.

KT1 is predominately made up of residential properties, many of which are independent houses, terraced townhouses, and detached homes. However, it also contains student residences, offices and retail outlets.

The postcode includes Kingston upon Thames town centre, Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus, and the area of Norbiton which has many restaurants, shops, and pubs including The Fighting Cocks, one of Kingston's oldest pubs. It also includes St John's Hill and Cambridge Road, famous for being home to antiques shops.

KT1 covers some of the most vibrant areas of Kingston town centre such as Fairfield North and South, the Ancient Market Place, and Eden Street which have some beautiful buildings, shops and cafés such as the Old London Fishmongers. It also includes the area around the market such as the Bentall Centre which is the town's largest shopping centre and a popular destination for visitors and locals alike.

The area is well-served by public transport links with two railway stations: Norbiton Station on the London Waterloo line and Kingston Station on the South Western main line. In addition, there are numerous bus routes which cover the area, making it easy to get around Kingston.

KT1 is a popular area for students, families, professionals and international visitors due to its close proximity to central London and the Kingston University's main Penrhyn Road Campus. Furthermore, the nearby River Thames is a magnet for tourists wanting to take in the sights and sounds of this part of London, as is the ancient market place which hosts a number of weekly markets, fayres and activities year-round.

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  • 77%WORKING

23% of people in KT1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 38%AB
  • 47%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 38% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 60%WHITE
  • 40%NON-WHITE

60% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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Greater London

The county of Greater London

KT1 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeKT1
Postal TownKingston Upon Thames
MSOA NameKingston upon Thames 009
LSOA NameKingston upon Thames 009C
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityKingston upon Thames
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

KT1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of KT1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Hampton Wick
Kingston upon Thames
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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