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Kingston Upon Thames (KT23)

The KT23 postcode area is located in the Kingston Upon Thames postcode town region, within the county of Surrey, and contains a total of 467 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the KT23 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 Mole Valley Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 40% of people in KT23 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 KT23 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 KT23 postcode covers the town of Bookham, located in the borough of Mole Valley, in the south east area of England. Bookham is situated in the heart of the Surrey Hills, and is a rural village with a population of around 7000. It is surrounded by farmland, woodland and conservation areas, and is renowned as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The KT23 postcode lies within 11 miles of central London, making it an ideal location for commuters looking to work in the capital, as well as those who enjoy the benefits of living in the countryside but still commuting daily to the city. The area is served by the Guildford to London line trains, as well as connecting with other routes around the UK.

The KT23 postcode has a diverse range of shops, restaurants, pubs, and cafes, as well as a number of galleries, boutiques and museums. The area benefits from a range of leisure facilities, including several parks and golf courses. There is also a state of the art performing arts centre in the town.

The KT23 postcode has a number of local primary schools, as well as the village designated secondary school, The Howard of Effingham School, which provides a range of educational services.

The KT23 postcode includes the nearby villages of Abinger, Coldharbour, Fetcham, East Clandon, West Clandon, Effingham, Givons Grove, Holmbury St Mary, Horsley, Leigh, Ockley, West Horsley and Wonersh.

As a rural community the KT23 postcode has a strong sense of community, with events such as the annual Bookham and District Horticultural Show, the Summer Festival (celebrating the village's rural and agricultural past) and the Mole Valley Farmers' Country Fair. The surrounding countryside also offers a number of excellent walking and cycling trails.

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  • 92%WORKING

8% of people in KT23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 40%AB
  • 48%C2/C2
  • 12%DE

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


  • 91%WHITE

91% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Surrey

KT23 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 CodeKT23
Postal TownKingston Upon Thames
MSOA NameMole Valley 006
LSOA NameMole Valley 006D
Local AuthorityMole Valley
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

KT23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of KT23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Great Bookham
Hawk's Hill
Little Bookham
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