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Kingston Upon Thames (KT3)

The KT3 postcode area is located in the Kingston Upon Thames postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1255 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the KT3 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, 37% of people in KT3 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 KT3 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 KT3 postcode is located in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, located in the southwest of London. The postcode is made up of several areas including Tolworth, Chessington and Hook Rise, and hosts the largest residential district within the borough. It covers an area of almost 13 sq miles and has a population of over 32,000.

Tolworth is known for its large retail area, with a plethora of big-name stores such as Marks and Spencers, Tesco, Sainsbury's and Lidl. The area also contains several civil service and business offices, as well as the Tolworth Tower which is a local landmark and is over 100 years old.

Chessington is a small suburban area located predominantly in the KT3 postcode area, although its bordering postcode areas are KT9 and KT10. The district consists of many thriving and growing educational, healthcare and leisure establishments, and a large local residential community complete with public open spaces, parks, and recreational amenities.

Hook Rise is a residential area located towards the centre of KT3. It is known mainly for its large nature reserve, which is host to a variety of wildlife habitats. The area is also home to the Hook Rise North Golf Course, which is the largest golf course in the south London area.

Housing in the KT3 area ranges from modern apartments to characterful Victorian villas. The area also has a large collection of protected buildings, many parks and areas of open space. Local schools include St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Chessington Community College and Tolworth Girls' School, amongst others.

Economically, the district is serviced by bus services provided by London United, with routes to many neighbouring districts and further afield. Kingston railway station can also be found in the borough which is served by South West and Southern trains. Tower Transit also operates the 465 route which runs daily, linking Kingston and Hampton Court.

This postcode area is home to a variety of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as several iconic pubs and establishments. Annual festivals, such as the Tolworth Show, take place in various areas, and are supported and attended by locals and tourists alike.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 84%WORKING

16% of people in KT3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 37%AB
  • 47%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 37% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 55%WHITE
  • 45%NON-WHITE

55% 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

KT3 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 CodeKT3
Postal TownKingston Upon Thames
MSOA NameKingston upon Thames 007
LSOA NameKingston upon Thames 007B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityKingston upon Thames
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

KT3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of KT3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Beverley Beck
Bushey Mead
Copse Hill
Cottenham Park
Crooked Billet
New Malden
Raynes Park
Browse Postcodes in KT3

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (KT) and estimated address.

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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