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Kingston Upon Thames (KT17)

The KT17 postcode area is located in the Kingston Upon Thames postcode town region, within the county of Surrey, and contains a total of 1165 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the KT17 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 Epsom and Ewell Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 40% of people in KT17 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 KT17 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 KT17 postcode covers parts of two London boroughs, Epsom & Ewell and Kingston upon Thames. It covers the majority of the Chessington and Tolworth neighbourhoods, including the related residential areas, industrial areas and indeed some rural landscapes.

KT17 postcode is part of the Kingston upon Thames district or Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and forms part of the historic county of Surrey. The KT17 postcode area extends out to The Mole Gap Trail, north of Chessington, and the vast majority of it lies within the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames, although it does reach some parts of Epsom and Ewell.

KT17 postcode is home to many popular attractions, such as Chessington World of Adventures, the Oak Barn Golf Centre and the Chessington Zoo. It is widely considered an area of outstanding natural beauty and there are numerous cycle routes and footpaths winding throughout KT17 allowing for ever-changing views to be discovered.

The postcode is served by a myriad of local transport links, including Chessington North station, Chessington South station and the neighbouring Tolworth station. Residents also enjoy easy access to the A3, which is just a short drive away.

There are a variety of schools located in KT17, ranging from primary level through to secondary and further education, including Chessington Community College, The Beacon School and St Matthew's CofE Primary School.

The KT17 postcode is also known for its array of wonderful restaurants, cafés and pubs, providing the perfect choice for a post-work meal or weekend social catching up with friends.

KT17 is also a fantastic area for shopping, offering a mix of retail and leisure activities to be enjoyed. From music stores to fashion boutiques, electronic stores to DIY centres, there is something for everyone within the KT17 postcode.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in KT17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 40%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 10%DE

According to census records, 40% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 81%WHITE
  • 19%NON-WHITE

81% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Surrey

KT17 is located in the county of Surrey, in England.

Surrey has a total population of 1,176,500, making it the 13th largest county in the UK.

Surrey has a total area of 642 square miles, and a population density of 707 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Surrey Postal Town Map
Outward CodeKT17
Postal TownKingston Upon Thames
MSOA NameEpsom and Ewell 008
LSOA NameEpsom and Ewell 008C
Local AuthorityEpsom and Ewell
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

KT17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of KT17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

East Ewell
North Looe
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