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In the Royal borough of Kingston upon Thames stands the Coronation Stone, said to commemorate the place at which 6th and 7th century Anglo-Saxon kings, including Ethelred the Unready, were crowned. But Kingston's history stretches back much further than this, a settlement is thought to have existed at the site on the bank of the Thames for thousands of years. Relics have been discovered in the area that are hundreds of thousands of years old and extensive Roman remains have also been uncovered.

Kingston was also home in the early twentieth century to the Sopwith Aviation Company, makers of the legendary Sopwith Camel, the plane that famously dueled with the Red Baron in the skies above Europe in World War One. The borough also contains London's largest area of parkland, Richmond Park, which is used for sport and leisure purposes by many of the borough's 150,000 inhabitants.

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  Kingston - Essential Info
Official name of borough:The borough of Kingston
Local Government:The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Council Address:Guildhall, High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1EU
Council email:info@kingston.gov.uk
Council phone:020 8547 5757
Council website:www.kingston.gov.uk
Population of Kingston (est.):150407


  Areas in Kingston
The following is a list of the main places, towns and areas in Kingston:

Berrylands, Chessington, Coombe, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Vale, Malden Rushett, Motspur Park, New Malden, Norbiton, Old Malden, Surbiton, Tolworth, Worcester Park.

  Kingston Local Directory

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Building and Construction in Kingston

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Computers and Internet in Kingston

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Consultancies in Kingston

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Education and Training in Kingston

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Financial Services in Kingston

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Food and Drink in Kingston

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Health in Kingston

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Jobs and Recruitment in Kingston

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Motoring in Kingston

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Music and Entertainment in Kingston

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Property and Accommodation in Kingston

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Shopping and Retail in Kingston

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Travel and Tourism in Kingston

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