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Kingston upon Thames, also known as Kingston, is the principal settlement of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in southwest London. It was the ancient market town where Saxon kings were crowned. Kingston is situated 10 miles (16 kilometres) southwest of Charing Cross and is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan. Kingston lies approximately 10 metres (33 ft) above sea level. Kingston was part of a large ancient parish in the county of Surrey and the town was an ancient borough, reformed in 1835. It has been the location of Surrey County Hall from 1893, extraterritorially in terms of local government administration since Kingston became part of Greater London in 1965. Most of the town centre is part of the KT1 postcode area, but some areas north of Kingston railway station have the postcode KT2 instead. The population of the town itself, comprising the four wards of Canbury, Grove, Norbiton and Tudor, was 43,013 in the 2011 census.

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This warm abode of Kingston Upon Thames is a delightful place to visit in United Kingdom. Kingston Upon Thames is located at a short trip away from London a major city in United Kingdom. Take a short trip from Kingston Upon Thames and set some time aside to explore the London. Dotted with places like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Kingston Upon Thames*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kingston Upon Thames

    Know the pollution level of Kingston Upon Thames before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kingston Upon Thames: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kingston Upon Thames for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kingston Upon Thames.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Kingston Upon Thames - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 82.55 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 89.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kingston Upon Thames

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kingston Upon Thames

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.18 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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