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About South of the Borough Neighbourhood
South of the Borough Neighbourhood is made up of 3 wards:
- Hook and Chessington North
- King George's and Sunray
- Chessington South and Malden Rushett
The neighbourhood is home to Chessington World of Adventures, one of the country's premier leisure attractions. It is also close to the countryside and the green belt area of the borough, benefiting from the local nature reserves - Bonesgate and Castle Hill.
The neighbourhood includes shopping parades in Chessington and Hook, offering a variety of stores.
It benefits from sports centres at Chessington Community College and several recreation grounds: King George’s at Jubilee Way, King Edward’s on Hook Road and Churchfields on Church Road. The community can also access a wide range of services and facilities at the Hook Centre, Devon Way Centre and St Mary's Centre.
The A3, A243 Hook Road / Leatherhead Road and the A240 Kingston Road, which are all part of the Transport for London main road network, run through the neighbourhood. There are also three mainline train stations - Tolworth, Chessington North and Chessington South. The area is also served very well by buses.