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Kingston Upon Thames (KT5)

The KT5 postcode area is located in the Kingston Upon Thames postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 505 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the KT5 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, 36% of people in KT5 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 KT5 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

KT5 is a postcode district in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in South West London. It covers Chessington and Hook, an area of 31.41 square kilometers and had a population of over 20,000 people according to the 2011 Census.

The KT5 postcode was created in 1866 and stands for Kingston upon Thames 5. It is an area of suburban neighbourhoods, with many of its residents commuting to London. It is bordered by Thamesmead to its south, Chessington to its East, Epsom and Ewell to its West and Motspur Park to its North.

Chessington and Hook are two of the most prominent neighbourhoods in the KT5 postcode, with a large concentration of businesses, shops and restaurants. Chessington World of Adventures, a popular theme park which also happens to be a film location for Hollywood movies, is located in the postcode. Chessington Zoo is another major attraction in KT5, as is Sandown Park racecourse.

Hook is a smaller neighbourhood in the KT5 postcode. Despite its size, it is known for its impressive number of pubs, convenience stores and gardens, and for the Hook Thameside Nature Reserve, an area of stunning natural beauty.

KT5 is a suburban neighbourhood, a mix of both commercial and residential. The postcode has decent transport links to the rest of London, with 5 bus routes, the A3 road, the Chessington South train station, and two London Underground stations located nearby.

The KT5 postcode also offers excellent educational opportunities, with two primary schools, Chessington Community College, Chessington Veterinary College, and Richmond upon Thames College all within its boundaries. It is a great place to live in, with plenty of green spaces, leisure activities, and cultural attractions, making it an ideal place to raise a family.

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  • 83%WORKING

17% of people in KT5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 36%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 36% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 65%WHITE
  • 35%NON-WHITE

65% 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

KT5 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 CodeKT5
Postal TownKingston Upon Thames
MSOA NameKingston upon Thames 009
LSOA NameKingston upon Thames 009D
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityKingston upon Thames
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

KT5 Electoral Wards

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