Largewood Avenue and Red Lion Road

11 years ago...


I'm hoping to move to Surbiton/Tolworth soon. Initially I was looking at central Surbiton but have realised that's out of my budget, so looks like it will be Tolworth.

Can anyone give me an idea of what Tolworth is like, especially Largewood Avenue and Red Lion Road? Are there any roads in Tolworth that you'd recommend, or that should be avoided if possible?

I'd be very grateful for any feedback - thanks.



Hi Libby. I live in Surbiton and use a lot of public transport. If you are thinking of doing the same, especially for work in the mornings, I would suggest buying close to Ewell Road, where the bus stops are, rather than nearer the bypass which is a long walk. Look on the map and see how close you will be to Tolworth Station as well. Yes, homes in Tolworth would be less expensive than Surbiton and Kingston but you won't be that far away ! Tolworth is a good area for bringing up familes and Tolworth Infants and Juniors is a good local school, in fact there are many good schools in the area. I don't know any negatives but I am sure other Surbitonians would tell you if there were. I was always told don't buy too close to a pub, church, garage, school etc because of noise so remember that one. Quite a few of the roads in Tolworth have road humps and it keeps the traffic going slower and quieter, but can be a nuisance if you have to go over them every day. By the way Kingston is a great shopping centre and very pretty by the river. Welcome !

Thanks so much for the reply, I really appreciate it. Yes, I'll be using a lot of public transport, so will try to get somewhere near Ewell Road.

I've heard a few comments about Tolworth not being very nice (though it seems fine to me) and was starting to get worried about how safe the area was - it will just be my children and me, so I'm looking for somewhere which feels safe and secure.

Thanks again for your help.

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