How is life in Chessington? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Chessington is an area in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames within Greater London. Historically part of Surrey, today it is the largest salient of Greater London into that county. At the 2011 census it had a population of 18,973. The Bonesgate Stream, a tributary of the Hogsmill River, runs through it. The popular theme park resort Chessington World of Adventures, which incorporates Chessington Zoo, is located in the south-west of the area. “

Is the local life vibrant in Chessington

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Chessington. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Chessington listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Chessington offerings.

Some great things about Chessington

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Chessington has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Chessington.


As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Chessington has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

Pub name Name Address Description
Chessington Cricket Club Sir Francis Barker Recreation Groud, Leatherhead Road Chessington KT9 2NB
Chessington Oak 116, Moor Lane Chessington KT9 1HX Large pub which is branded as part of the ‘Sizzling Pub Company’ with a mixture of furniture, including sofas and decorated in a modern comfortable style. An area close to the bar has pool and TVs for sport. Food served all day. Outside smokers area is heated and covered.
King George Field Indoor Bowls Club Jubilee Way Chessington KT9 1TR Bar open lunchtimes and evenings, closes 10.45pm.
Kingston Rugby Football Club Rear of King Edward Sports Ground, Hook Road Chessington KT9 1PL
North Star 271 Hook Road, Hook Chessington KT9 1EQ Popular and lively 150-year-old pub, frequented by all ages. Many different areas, some with benches, others with high tables and chairs. Music is played but at a low level and a TV is in one area showing selected sports events. The rear of the pub is generally but not exclusively used for eating. The food is of good quality with a set menu Monday to Friday. The changing beer is from the Ember Inns list which changes monthly, and can be from regionals or the larger micros. Ale Club on Mondays and Thursdays, when all real ales are cheaper. Quiz night on Tuesdays.
Rhodrons Club Rhodrons Avenue Chessington KT9 1BA
Surbiton Golf Club Woodstock Lane Chessington KT9 1UG Private members golf club established in 1895. 3 real ales sold.
William Bourne 273, Moor Lane Chessington KT9 2BQ Decorated in a smart modern style. There is a bar area at one end with pool and darts and a lounge and dining area at the other with nice comfy seats. Good value food. Bingo Monday evening, quiz night Thursdays, DJ on Fridays and themed nights / karaoke once a month on Saturdays.
Shy Horse 423 Leatherhead Road Malden Rushett KT9 2NQ Country kitchen style interior with real fire. Emphasis very much on food. Large garden at rear. One beer one at any time changing in rotation from those listed. Quiz night Tuesday. Live music last Friday of the month. Water and treats available for dogs. EV charging point.

Museums & Galleries in the area

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Chessington, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

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Gyms in Chessington

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in Chessington.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

What supermarkets are there?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Chessington. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

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Green spaces and parks of Chessington

One of London’s best features is its many green spaces. See if Chessington offers space for strolls or picnics.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A


Chessington is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Chessington.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hunt’s Cafe chessington Business Centre, Cox Lane, Chessington 4.3 267
Fish&Chips-The Marlin Chessington 344 Hook Road, Chessington 4.3 184
Jenny’s Restaurants – Chessington 316 Hook Road, Chessington 4.3 254
Hook Cafe 316 Hook Road, Chessington 4.3 9
Rhona’s Cafe and restaurant 3 North Parade, Chessington 4.3 388
The Chessington Oak Moor Lane, Chessington 4.3 575
Pizza Hut Delivery 377 Hook Road, Chessington 4.3 150
William Bourne Moor Lane, Chessington 4.3 568
Sizzlers 4 North Parade, Surrey 4.3 5
KFC Chessington – North Parade 2-4 North Parade, Chessington 4.3 364
Chessington Palace Kebab & Fish Bar Chessington North Railway Station, Bridge Road, Chessington 4.3 94
Jerk and serve Unit 1, Chessington North Railway Station, Chessington 4.3 83
Gilders Fish Place 94 Gilders Road, Chessington 4.3 155
Cinnamon Indian Restaurant Chessington 115 Gilders Road, Chessington 4.3 198
Deli 2 You Ltd 69 Roebuck Road, Chessington 4.3 1
Red Rose of Chessington 334 Hook Road, Chessington 4.3 151
Chessington Express 381-385 Hook Road, Hook, Chessington 4.3 N/A
花仙子微信号 1 Davis Road, Chessington 4.3 1
Chicken Land 346 Hook Road, Chessington 4.3 149
Bloom Sandwiches 2 Chessington Parade, Leatherhead Road, Chessington 4.3 18

The things you might need in Chessington

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Chessington name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Health amenities that are in Chessington

Chessington has 4 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Window to the Womb Chessington, Surrey 399 Hook Street, Chessington 4.9 1160
Ear Wax Clinic 1 Elm Road, Chessington N/A N/A
Dr Injy G All aesthetics 95 Gilders Road, Chessington 5 1
Ultrasis Pharmaceuticals Lion Park Avenue, Chessington 3 2

Schools around Chessington

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Chessington.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Toad Hall Nursery 74-76 Bridge Road, Chessington 4.3 16
St Mary’s Church of England Primary School Church Lane, Chessington 5 1
Elizabeth Ann Binks 13 Sussex Gardens, Chessington 4.3 7
Castle Hill Primary School Buckland Road, Chessington 4.8 8
Playtime Day Nursery Church Rise, Chessington 5 6
Outdoor Education Unit Junior School, Moor Lane, Chessington N/A N/A
First Class Learning Chessington St Mary’s Centre, Church Lane, Chessington 5 2
Mad About the Rhythm 21 Cedarcroft Road, Chessington 5 1
Lylli Laukka piano tuition 7 Orchard Gardens, Chessington 5 3
St Paul’s C Of E Primary School Chessington 5 4

In Chessington, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Train and tube stations in Chessington can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Chessington North United Kingdom 3.2 19

Post offices in and around the area of Chessington

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
North Parade Post Office 16-18 North Parade, Chessington 2 33
DHL 50 Cox Lane, Chessington 0 0
Royal Mail Parcel Postbox Cox Lane, Chessington 1 1
Chessington Post Office 381-385 Hook Road, Chessington 3.5 26

Other nearby neighbourhoods

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If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

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West Ewell See the guide here
Hook See the guide here
Tolworth See the guide here
Long Ditton See the guide here
Berrylands See the guide here
Surbiton See the guide here
West Ewell See the guide here
Hook See the guide here
Tolworth See the guide here
Long Ditton See the guide here
Berrylands See the guide here
Surbiton See the guide here

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