Many impressive brands have chosen to make Surrey their home including Kia Motors, Proctor & Gamble, Kimberley Clark, Toshiba UK, Future Electronics and Esso. Unilever, SC Johnson and Superdrug can also be found here. Surrey has a thriving economy and offers many opportunities for those seeking a career either in the county or slightly further afield in London.
Passing through the county there are four main motorway links – the London Orbital M25, M3, M4 and the M23 making it possible to drive easily to anywhere.
The county is connected to central London by a comprehensive rail network and train travel from Surrey is regular with many direct lines to towns and cities.
Heathrow and Gatwick airports also serve Surrey well with both domestic and international flights for those looking to go further afield.
There are some 166 schools in Surrey including academies, primary schools, independents, sixth form colleges and private the most notable of which are Harrow and Eton.
Arts & Culture
A focal point for creative arts, Surrey has a mix of both the contemporary and traditional. There is a UCA (University of the Creative Arts) at Farnham that displays this diversity of both British and European art to be found in this county.
Whilst Surrey has always been labelled “The Stockbroker Belt” these days you are just as likely to meet a celebrity. Brian May from Queen, Michael Caine, Ringo Star of Beatles fame, Dame Judi Dench and even Prince Edward live in the County of Surrey.
In recent years Surrey has developed a more cosmopolitan atmosphere as many Americans, Russians, Germans, Italians and Scandinavians have discovered this veritable jewel in England’s crown.
There are many benefits in choosing to live in Surrey, a county that has excellent transport links; the lowest crime rate of anywhere in the UK; a great sporting community including tennis, cricket, golf, horse racing and horse riding; the most excellent cuisine and quality shopping.
Houses are, of course, much in demand but the purchase of a home in Surrey often transpires to be a home for life. Once there, not many people wish to leave.