rcel.async = true; At the top floor is a stone moulded band; the middle floor band is also rendered; the ground floor band is lined and painted. Chertsey falls within the district council of Runnymede, under the county council of Surrey.

The tolls and profits arising from stallage in the market and fairs were granted by Queen Elizabeth to the poor, for whose benefit there are various other charitable benefactions, among them a sum of nearly £4000, left by Miss Mary Giles, who died in 1841.

Chertsey made a fleeting appearance in the 1964 classic film, Other films partly shot in or around Chertsey include, Wellers Auctioneers in Chertsey Town Centre has been featured in many daytime television programmes such as, This page was last edited on 2 November 2020, at 19:43. Chertsey has a Non-League football club, Chertsey Town F.C.

[21][22], Samuel Lewis included it in his opening description of the town above: "...[River Thames] over which is a handsome stone bridge of seven arches, built in 1785, at an expense of £13,000, defrayed jointly by the counties of Surrey and Middlesex..."[11] It was built in 1783–1785 by James Paine.[21]. Now they appear to be centralising around the local one stop begging like low life’s and generally being turned away after trying to purchase cigarettes and alcohol, (the alcohol being the usual brands of the cheapest larger for the usual tracksiut and baseball cap wearing **** lads and of cause the weakest wine called Lambrini for the teen,oversized hooped gold earring wearing chavvettes, if not purchased then all nicked from the formentioned shop). Chertsey is a town in the Borough of Runnymede in Surrey, England, approximately 29 km (18 mi) southwest of central London. [3], Chertsey appears in the Domesday Book as Certesi. Hospital Radio Wey has been broadcasting to the patients and staff of St Peter's Hospital since 1965 and now also broadcasts on the internet as RadioWey. The King took stone from the Abbey to construct his palace at Oatlands Palace; the villagers also used stone for raising the streets.

Sunday worship is held at 9 am (traditional) and 10.30 am (contemporary). The museum holds the Olive Matthews costume collection, which is of national importance, contains around three thousand pieces of costume and was donated by Matthews to the museum in 1969.
Near the town is St. Ann's Hill, commanding an extensive prospect, formerly the residence of...Fox, and in which are some tessellated pavements, collected from the ruins of the abbey: the water of St. Ann's Well was once in repute for its efficacy in curing diseases of the eye. A large centre first floor window is arched with stone keystone and impost blocks, radial bars at its head. [33], Owner Joseph Mawbey had architect Kenton Couse build this substantial Georgian building surrounded by a manicured estate, now a private nursing home. The market, chartered by Queen Elizabeth in 1559, is on Wednesday: the fairs are on the first Monday and Tuesday in Lent, for cattle; 14 May, for sheep; and 6 August and 25 September, for toys and pedlery. The green spaces include the Thames Path National Trail, Chertsey Meads and a round knoll (St Ann's Hill) with remains of a prehistoric hill fort known as Eldebury Hill. [38], Chertsey High School is a non-faith school which welcomes children from different faiths and non-faith backgrounds, whilst maintaining strong Christian principles; the school ethos is Knowledge, Determination and Love. [10] The Southern Railway completed electrification of the line on 3 January 1937.

A grid of triangles was measured all the way to the French coast, to join up with the French survey; St Ann's Hill was crucial for the link with the base-line of the English survey on Hounslow Heath.

It opened in 2017 using the buildings that remained from the original Meads School, built in 1965. It is predominantly of ashlar light stone with two white flagstone york stone pavements with a low weight limit and narrow carriageways inappropriate to HGVs, which have Staines Bridge, Walton Bridge or motorway alternatives to reach Spelthorne.

On the south west corner of the bridge is a bronze statue of local heroine Blanche Heriot striking the bell by Sheila MitchellFRBS.[8]. [19], Thorpe Park, part of Merlin Entertainments PLC, is on the northern boundary, connected by frequent buses from Staines-upon-Thames and Chertsey station. A school was founded in 1725, by Sir William Perkins, who endowed it with £3000 Bank stock, which sum, augmented by an accumulating annual surplus, produces at present nearly £400 per annum; the school has been extended upon the national plan. Occasionally these normally nocternal animals can be seen fighting when the park keeper is trying to kick them out of the park during day light hours, when small children are being intimidated by these tanked up half wits ! Chertsey was the home of Charles James Fox, who had wished to be buried there but instead is buried in Westminster Abbey.

Moulded brick cornice underlies a parapet (flat/almost flat) roof. Public Transport: Buses and trains to Chertsey. Chertsey station is on the Chertsey branch line linking the Waterloo to Reading Line to the South West Main Line in Weybridge, all three currently operated by South Western Railway, benefiting from a level crossing and a road bridge sweeping north–south traffic around to the west of the town centre.

The present station, across the level crossing from the site of the original one, was opened on 10 October 1866 by the London and South Western Railway. In the 18th century, Chertsey Cricket Club was one of the strongest in the country[9] and beat the rest of England (excluding Hampshire) by more than an innings in 1778. During a two-year occupancy, a new school building was developed alongside, opposite Clay Corner on the Chertsey Road. The International Community Church of Surrey, a non-denominational, international congregation, meets at Chertsey Hall each week. Grade II* (mid-category), Hardwick (or Hardwick Court/Manor) Farmhouse.

Chertsey, a small, quiet town, nice areas do exist, and some areas are quite up market BUT….behind every corner, in every crevise, lurks a bad taste, a bad odour, something unpleasant and frightening. St. Anne's School is a Catholic Primary school in Free Prae road. Chertsey is close to J11 of the M25 to two sides of the town (one exit bordering Ottershaw) and gives its name to the intersection of a main SSW motorway, the M3 with the M25 London Orbital Motorway. The church, a handsome structure in the later English style, with a square embattled tower, was built with money raised on annuities, in 1808; it contains a tablet to the memory of the celebrated orator and statesman, Charles James Fox, and several monuments to the Mawbey family.
Salesian School is a Catholic Secondary school and Sixth Form College located in Guildford Road and Highfield Road respectively.

Other windows are all sash windows with bars; 12 paned.

During the Heptarchy, the South Saxon kings had their residence in this town[n 2]; and it became noted for a Benedictine monastery, founded in 666 by Erkenwald...which, having been burnt to the ground in the war with the Danes, was refounded by King Edgar, and dedicated to St. Peter.