Your question: How far is Staines from central London?

Is Staines a London zone?

Staines is just outside the Oyster card zones, so you will need to buy a rail ticket for travel from there to Waterloo.

Is Staines in Greater London?

Staines, town and urban area (from 2011 built-up area), Spelthorne borough, administrative county of Surrey, historic county of Middlesex, southeastern England. It is located on the left bank of the River Thames, on the western fringe of Greater London.

Is Staines and Staines upon Thames the same?

Staines-upon-Thames is a town on the left bank of the River Thames in Surrey, England, in the borough of Spelthorne. At or near the Roman settlement of Pontibus, it became Stanes and then Staines.

• Density 2,352/km2 (6,090/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ045715
District Spelthorne
Shire county Surrey

Does Staines station have ticket barriers?

The building was refurbished back in November 2008, where ticket barriers were introduced… Sadly this is around the time I stopped using this station.

Is Staines a nice place to live?

Overall Staines is a wonderful area with plenty of parks and playing fields, as well as beautiful walks and views due to its positioning on the River Thames.

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What is Staines famous for?

Notable for the tragic plane crash of 1972 which killed 118 people, its famous lino factory and, more light-heartedly, comedy character Ali G, Staines is full of historical and iconic significance.

Why did Staines change its name?

After suffering years of ridicule since Sacha Baron Cohen decided to make it the home of his creation Ali G, Staines has officially changed its name in an attempt to distance itself from the joke, to the more upmarket Staines-upon-Thames.

When was Staines police station built?

The central police station today in Staines is in Kingston Road, which was added in 2002, built in a style that complemented the other. Its creation would see the Old Police Station go out of use, but there is still evidence of the building’s history today, not least the ‘police’ sign which has remained intact.

Is Surrey on in London?

Surrey, administrative and historic county of southeastern England. It is situated just southwest of London, adjoining the River Thames. Surrey is bordered to the northwest by Berkshire, to the northeast by the Greater London conurbation, to the east by Kent, to the south by Sussex, and to the west by Hampshire.

Who opened the Elmsleigh Centre Staines?

The Elmsleigh Centre is a indoor shopping centre located in Staines-Upon-Thames,construction began in 1977 and was opened by her Majesty The Queen on 22nd February 1980.

Is Shepperton in Greater London?

Shepperton is an urban village in the Borough of Spelthorne, Surrey, approximately 15 mi (24 km) south west of central London. Shepperton is equidistant between the towns of Chertsey and Sunbury-on-Thames.

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Postcode district TW17
Dialling code 01932
Police Surrey

What county is Feltham in England?

Feltham (/ˈfɛltəm/) is a large town in West London, England, 13 miles (21 km) from Charing Cross. Historically part of Middlesex, it became part of the London Borough of Hounslow in 1965.

Ceremonial county Greater London
Shire county Greater London
Region London
Country England

What train line is Staines?

Staines railway station is on the Waterloo to Reading line and is the junction station for the diverging Windsor line, in southern England to the west of London.

Does Staines have a tube station?

Ashford, Staines and Sunbury

Although this wouldn’t see a physical extension of the Underground, it would mean Oyster cards could be used from these stations. However, as of yet, the campaign has failed to come to fruition and Staines and Ashford remain outside the zone.

How much is parking at Staines?

Off-street parking

Location Operator Price
Staines Station South West Trains £8.50 / day
Kingston Road Spelthorne Borough Council £1.20 / hour
Elmsleigh Surface Spelthorne Borough Council £1.20 / hour
Two Rivers Car Park Two Rivers £1.20 / hour