Welcome to the Kingswood Village website.
Here we give useful information about Kingswood, Surrey. You should be able to find almost anything that you want to know about the village; its history, services and contact information for the people who lead the various groups and associations that help to maintain village life.
Latest Village News
The KRA has just received this press release: “£500million DHSC FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR EPSOM & ST HELIER HOSPITALS TRUST” . As this is of interest to our members, we are sharing this with you as follows: CRISPIN BLUNT MP PRESS STATEMENT – 29 September 2019 Crispin Blunt delighted at DHSC decision to fund new Epsom
Dear Residents, Update from KRA Working Group on IVG’s Planning Application for the proposed Retirement Village The KRA Working Group has had an extremely busy few months preparing the letter to R&BBC in response to the IVG Planning Application for the proposed Retirement Village. Please click here to view the KRA letter, which was issued to
Atlantis, the Kingswood-based band which played a brilliant, sell-out concert in July, are back at the Village Hall again on Saturday 19 October! This time they are playing “The Soundtrack of Your Lives”, a charity concert to support The Friends of the Children’s Trust. You’ll have a great night out singing along to the songs
TWOAT, the Tadworth and Walton Overseas Aid Trust www.twoat.org is a small, very local charity which raises money to support small, self-help projects in some of the poorest parts of the world. Although “Kingswood” doesn’t appear in its name, this is only because they couldn’t work out a pronounceable acronym! TWOAT is putting on one
Only a few days left to win a bottle of Taittinger Champagne! There was something different about the 150th edition of Village Voice which you received at the beginning of September. There were a number of little 150th logos scattered throughout the edition, some in articles, some in advertisements. But how many? Kuda, the proprietor
Ever since The Children’s Trust cut back the row of trees adjacent to the A217, a Milestone was uncovered. Pia Chamberlain (our Local Kingswood Historian and Author of History and Archive on the KRA website) was asked to research this and let us know its provenance and meaning. The following is her fascinating report. The
Dear members I have been in almost daily contact with Surrey Highways since before work started. Firstly the reason for the lights. A recent survey of the structure has revealed that the maximum loading should be 40 tonnes. As the heaviest lorries can be slightly over that, but we do not get the very heaviest,
TWOAT is delighted to report that the Auction of Promises raised well over £4,000 – many thanks if you were a bidder or donor. Please note that the Barbecue previously planned to be held in aid of TWOAT in Roger Ponsford’s garden in Walton on Sunday September 8th has had to be cancelled. Instead we
Tackling the box caterpillar invasion by Sarah Wilson In May this year I began to hear from gardeners in Kingswood, Ashtead and Banstead about the devastation caused to their box hedges and topiary by the box caterpillar. One friend reported that her hedge was alive with caterpillars and she was picking them off in the
The Kingswood Residents’ Association would like to advise residents of the following information regarding the Banstead Crossroads traffic light improvement works.
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is consulting on its draft five year plan ‘Reigate & Banstead 2025’. Reigate & Banstead 2025 explains the Council’s proposed priorities for the next five years, and explains how the Council will deliver services to those living, working and spending time in Reigate & Banstead. The Council is now giving
The Kingswood Residents’ Association would like to advise residents of the following information regarding the Waterhouse Lane, Kingswood Station Bridge works.
MURDER IN PLAY A comedy by Simon Brett Directed by Lesley Crowther-Smith, the play will be performed on 31st October, 1st and 2nd November this year. AUDITIONS Sunday 14th July from 2:30pm at Kingswood Village Hall, Waterhouse Lane, Kingswood ACTORS and BACKSTAGE CREW NEEDED Any who can’t make this date but are keen to be involved are asked