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  • This prosperous town in Surrey in the borough of Elmbridge is a sought-after location predominately filled with well heeled and urbane residents. People are generally attracted to the area’s abundance of green space and convenient proximity to London.

    Aside from being a desirable place to both live and work, Esher offers easy links into London – both by train and the nearby motorway network. Young families are also attracted to Esher by its superb schools – both in the private and state sectors.

    The main postcode in Esher is KT10.

  • There are many trendy, quirky and chic designer clothing shops in Esher, along with some of the more traditional high street brands – most of which are located on the High Street. The High Street also features florists, supermarkets, charity shops, card stores, jewellers, mobile phone outlets, a post office and newsagents.

    There are a number of excellent cosmopolitan restaurants serving the best in British and international cuisine – most of which are located on the High Street. Try The Albert Arms on the High Street or the Nepalese cuisine at the Sherpa Kitchen further down the road.

    There are many recognisable cafes in the area, including Carluccio’s and Café Rouge.

    A wide range of people buy and rent property in Esher, including many young professionals and families, attracted to the good local schools.

    There is a vast selection of housing types in Esher, from luxury mansions to period cottages, together with many private roads and estates. Many homes in the area - of which detached houses make up the majority - date back to the Victorian and Edwardian era, although there is a plentiful supply modern properties too.

    The most desirable areas to live in Esher are situated in and around the Clare Hill, Ember Lane and Blackhills vicinities, with a high proportion of properties suitable for families with children.

    Getting around Esher is easy by car or any one of the 15 local bus services.

    Esher railway station in the town centre is served by the Waterloo via Weybridge service which connects to London Waterloo in just over 20 minutes.

    Commuters seeking to travel to London by car should take the A3, accessed via Hinchley Wood. Heathrow and Gatwick Airports are under half an hour drive away, assuming little to no traffic.

    This area guide is intended to give a general overview of the area, whilst the information contained is believed to be accurate at the time of publication no responsibility is accepted for any errors or subsequent alterations.

    Esher
    (0.83 miles)

    Claygate
    (0.93 miles)

    Hinchley Wood
    (1.13 miles)

    Hersham
    (1.17 miles)

  • Aside from the collection of stylish shopping facilities on Esher High Street, there are hotels, pubs, restaurants, night clubs, cinemas, and theatres.

    The town is also within easy reach of three golf courses – Esher golf club, Thames Ditton, and Moore Place. There are also two lawn tennis clubs located nearby, along with a popular bowling club. Sandown Park Racecourse is situated locally, as well as a dry-ski slope, health club, go-kart track, a snooker club, among other recreational facilities.

    If sport is not your thing, then you should check out Hampton Court Palace and Gardens or Claremont Landscape Garden - a beautiful eighteenth century garden now owned by the National Trust. Arbrook Lane and Esher Common are also attractive places to visit.

    Esher, which gets its name from the old Saxon Aisselai, has a long and colorful history with strong royal links. Queen Victoria regularly visited Esher and owned a lot of land in the area, including Claremont Park. She honoured the town by gifting it a drinking fountain, which is still located on the High Street. The Bear public house, which still exists today, was formerly a royal hunting lodge which played host to King Charles II, William of Orange and Lord Nelson.

    The annual rate of council tax in Esher varies, and is dependant on a property's valuation band. The valuation band is determined by the value of the property and the current rates for the local council.

    Council Tax in Esher is levied by Elmbridge local authority

    Band 2014 2013 rise/fall
    Band A £1073.72 £1055.43 1.73 %
    Band B £1252.67 £1231.33 1.73 %
    Band C £1431.63 £1407.24 1.73 %
    Band D £1610.58 £1583.14 1.73 %
    Band E £1968.49 £1934.95 1.73 %
    Band F £2326.39 £2286.75 1.73 %
    Band G £2684.3 £2638.57 1.73 %
    Band H £3221.16 £3166.28 1.73 %
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    Littleton Surgery
    Buckland House
    Esher Park Avenue
    Esher
    Surrey KT10 9NY
    Primary care Trust Sites

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    Littleton Surgery (Edics)
    Buckland House
    Esher Park Avenue
    Esher
    Surrey KT10 9NY
    Independent Sector Healthcare Provider Sites

    0.11 miles
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    Littleton Surgery
    Littleton Surgery
    Buckland House
    Esher Park Avenue
    Esher
    Surrey KT10 9NY
    NHS Trust Sites

    0.47 miles
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    Esher Green Surgery
    Esher Green Drive
    Esher
    Surrey KT10 8BX
    NHS Trust Sites

    0.91 miles
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    Esher Ambulance Station
    Fire Station
    Kingston By Pass Road
    Esher
    Surrey KT10 9TL
    NHS Trust Sites

    1.26 miles
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    Claygate Day Centre
    Elm Road
    Claygate
    Esher
    Surrey KT10 0EH
    Independent Sector Healthcare Provider Sites

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