The town of Worcester Park lies within Greater London as well as the neighbouring County of Surrey. A portion of the town is located within the London Borough of Sutton, whereas the remaining portion is located within the Borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey. The 4th Earl of Worcester was given the responsibility of managing the Great Park in the 17th century. Thereafter, the entire surrounding region was named after him. Worcester Park is famous for a New England style housing development known as The Hamptons. Residences here are much sought after and command higher than average prices for the region. Some famous celebrities who have called the area home include H G Wells, and former British Prime Minister John Major who was born here.
The region is home to different types of businesses such as insurance agencies, builders, software designers and real estate agencies. Howell-Jones, a leading solicitor with numerous branch offices throughout the country, has a notable presence in Worcester Park. Clarkson Hyde is an accountancy firm that is a major employer in the area and has several serviced offices here. The retail sector is well represented by commonly found local stores such as beauty salons, boutiques, hairdressers, furniture stores and bookshops. A large Waitrose store caters to the local population adequately.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Mayflower Park is a large open green space that makes for a fun day out in the area. It also boasts a superb amphitheatre, where you can enjoy outstanding performances by local theatre artists and touring groups. The numerous eateries serving international cuisine will leave you spoilt for choice. Whether you’re dining at Bellini for its fantastic Italian fare, or you’re sampling delectable Turkish delights at Sheesh Mangal, you will find dishes to satisfy all tastes and appetites.
Services on the South West railway network can be accessed from Worcester Park railway station, the main railhead serving the area. Regular train services are available to London Waterloo station every 15 minutes during the day, providing connectivity to central London as well as other destinations on the line including Dorking, Guildford, Epsom and Wimbledon. The X26 Express Coach service offers connects to Croydon and Heathrow Airport.