Hersham – Longmore Area
Area Specialist: Claudia Fick
Claudia lives and works in Walton on Thames and has real, first hand experience and knowledge of the local area and facilities.
Where Is It?
The semi-rural village of Hersham is located within excellent access of the M25 and the M3 motorways, as well as Hersham and Walton railway stations, while still enjoying a wealth of open spaces and parkland. Hersham Longmore area centres off the Molesey Road and Esher Road dual carriage junction offering mainly 1950s properties and has easy access to Hersham Mainline station and village shops. Meanwhile, the nearby Recreation Park and River Mole provides lovely riverside walks through meadows and woodland.
What Does It Feel Like?
Hersham Longmore area has a strong local community feel. The area provides a number of local amenities such as St Peter’s Church on Burwood Road, which holds a number of services and activities for all ages, and several fantastic restaurants, including the friendly San Marco Italian restaurant. Shopping facilities are available at the quality retail destination of Hersham Green Shopping Centre, which contains a Waitrose and a range of local and national stores. This area is also very popular for a number of good quality Nurseries, primary and secondary schools as well as The Hersham Golf Club all of which gives Hersham village a semi-rural village feel.
An excellent range of housing offering 1950 semi-detached properties and Victorian Properties on Hersham Road. The houses in Riverside Road, Molesey Close, Mead Road, Longmore Road and Southdown Road are always popular as they provide spacious family living within easy access of Hersham Station and Hersham Village. Furthermore, the Hersham Golf club and recreation park is also popular, providing a green space for residents.
Hersham mainline station provides a fast link to Waterloo and is approximately a 30-minute car journey to London Heathrow. The M3 and M25 Motorways are easy accessible. There is a local bus service which takes you to neighbouring towns such as Weybridge, Esher, East & West Molesey, Hampton Court, Kingston upon Thames, Shepperton and Staines.
Walton and Hersham are well served by highly regarded schools, including Burhill, Bell Farm, Cleves Primary School, Cardinal Newman RC, Rydens Enterprise School and Esher High, together with some fine churches, such as the historical St Peter’s Church.
There are a selection of private schools: Westward, Danesfield, St George’s Junior School, St George’s College, Halliford Boys