Chessington is located in the South of England, in Surrey, located on the outskirts of London. Chessington is located within the Royal Borough of Kingston on Thames, which is categorised as Greater London.
With Chessington being located in the greater London region, a number of people live within the region commute to London. The cost of living here is significantly lower than that of London, though when compared to other southern counties and the rest of the country, Chessington remains a relatively expensive area. One bed flats starting at around £149,000 and rentals of a studio flat starting at £750pcm, though the vast majority of people living in the area commute to London, where the wages are higher.
Chessington Job Opportunities
One of the biggest employers within the region is Kingston University, with five faculties, as well as a number of support staff. Those looking for healthcare jobs, as well as a number of support staff roles. For those searching for summer seasonal work, especially for students or those looking for weekend work in the area, one of the big employers of temporary and seasonal Staff is the Merlin Group, who own Chessington World of Adventures.
Chessington Employment trends
Recent research has shown the biggest provider of Chessington jobs in the area just outside Chessington was the Kingston NHS Trust and Kingston University. Employment within the area has remained steady over the past five years, with employment opportunities available in a wide range of sectors.