Chertsey is best known for being home to Thorpe Park, however it is also one of the oldest towns in England. Its history can be evidenced from the local architecture and the 18th century Chertsey Bridge, as well as the local museum which provides history enthusiasts with a detailed account of the town’s past.
Most of Chertsey’s residents either commute into London or work at one of the surrounding business parks; the area is surrounded by much greenery but also has a healthy number of shops, pubs and eateries. London is accessible via the overground which runs to Waterloo and the M25 is nearby. Local fact: pop singer Chesney Hawkes, The Who’s Keith Moon and Erasure’s Vince Clarke have all lived in Chertsey.