The town of Epsom is located in the county of Surrey. Some parts of the town fall under the local authority of the borough of Epsom and Ewell, whereas other parts are located within the borough of Reigate and Banstead. Being included in the Greater London Urban Area has helped to boost the economy of Epsom significantly. Epsom Downs Racecourse is one of the most famous landmarks in the region, home to the annual Epsom Derby that attracts hordes of race-goers and visitors to the area. The Classic Oaks is also held here. Notable places of interest in the area include Nonsuch Park which is popular for its walking trails, and Hobbledown Amusement Park.
The multinational engineering and design company, WS Atkins, has offices in Epsom. Not only is it the largest engineering consultancy in Britain, but is also the biggest employer in Epsom. The Epsom and Ewell Borough Council also occupies office space in the vicinity. As far as retail spaces are concerned, The Ashley Centre is the primary shopping mall in town, housing numerous stores that delight shoppers.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Laine Theatre hosts several productions throughout the year that make for an evening of fun and entertainment. If you’re a fan of the movies, The Odeon Cinema is an exciting location to watch the latest releases. The options for dining out in the region may leave you with a tough decision to make. Makiyaki is a fabulous Japanese restaurant that serves truly delectable food. The best British meal in the area can be had at Field to Fork restaurant while Tamarind Spice offers a first class dining experience with delicious Indian food.
Epsom railway station is the main railhead in the region, with excellent transport links to central London. Regular train services run from Waterloo, London Bridge and Victoria stations from Epsom, providing connectivity to all the stops in between. A short train ride from here to Wimbledon connects you to the Underground network in the city. Numerous bus and coach services connect to various locations including Sutton, Redhill, Guildford, Kingston and Morden.