Kingston Upon Thames Area Guide
Kingston Upon Thames: Commercial Property
Kingston Upon Thames is an ancient market town, where kings used to be crowned. Located only 12 miles south west of Central London, Kingston Upon Thames is one of only four Royal Boroughs.
Kingston is located on the River Thames where the first bridge was built upstream from London Bridge. It was this bridge that first gave Kingston its importance as a location.
Kingston Upon Thames is particularly well located 6 miles west of the M3 Motorway at Junction 1 (Sunbury) and 2.5 miles north of the A3 which links onto the M25 Motorway at Junction 10. The M4 Motorway is within 6 miles.
Kingston is approximately 4.5 miles south of Richmond and 4 miles west of Wimbledon. Epsom is 7 miles south of Kingston.
Whilst Kingston is a will established retail location, it is also a strong university town “Kingston University”.
Kingston has an estimated resident population of 44,000 people and retail catchment population of circa 2.2 million people.
Kingston Upon Thames – Retail:
Kingston offers a very strong retail shopping centre with Clarence Street; a pedestrianised high street at the heart of the town centre. Kingston has a wide range of shops and restaurants from national chains to independent shops and boutiques in addition to specialist retailers.
The 600,000 square feet Bentalls Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of Kingston Town Centre on Clarence Street. The seventy-five retail unit shopping centre is arranged on four floors with 1,900 parking spaces. The shopping centre is anchored by a 366,000 square feet Bentalls Department Store (A Fenwick Store). Other occupiers include Zara, Apple, Boots, Paul Smith, Hobbs and Superdry, amongst many others.
Other major occupiers in Kingston Town Centre include John Lewis & Waitrose, adjacent to the Bentalls Shopping Centre.
Out of Town Retailers in Kingston include Sainsbury’s and Asda.
Upon Thames – Industrial:
Most of the industrial space in Kingston is located on Kingston Road (A2043) or on the A3 at Chessington.
Kingston Upon Thames – Offices:
Kingston is an established office location that has attracted numerous national and international companies.
to Do in Kingston Upon Thames:
Kingston is a very popular place to live and work with great road and rail links into Central London. Kingston is lively with excellent shopping and leisure facilities in addition to riverside walks and pubs. Kingston has two Royal Parks and Hampton Court Palace.
Located on the River Thames, Kingston has river boats that operate between Kingston Town Centre and Hampton Court.
Kingston has a historic market dating back over 800 years Today the permanent market offers a wide range of market stalls.
Kingston’s 900 seat Rose Theatre is a very popular attraction with a range of productions throughout the year.
The centrally located *Rotunda Kingston” comprises a 15 screen Odeon Cinema, 16 lane bowling alley, David Lloyd Health & Fitness Gym in addition to various restaurants including Five Guys and Pizza Express.RAB Commercial Property:
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