The Lower Kingswood Residents Association (LKRA) has been in operation for over sixty years and is run by villagers for villagers. The primary aim of the Association is to maintain the village’s character and help to improve the quality of life of its residents. To achieve this, it is dedicated to promoting the common interests of the residents to local or national authorities and other organisations.
Lower Kingswood is a small village is situated about 20 miles south of London and 3 miles from the medieval market town of Reigate and set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The nearby A217 allows for easy access north towards London and to the south the M25 and beyond to the South Coast and Gatwick and Heathrow’s international airports. The village is surrounded by agricultural and open land that joins the North Downs Way and Banstead Heath, providing extensive outdoor opportunities and spectacular views from Colley Hill over the surrounding area.
The village of Lower Kingswood and its 2500 residents have easy access to nearby towns and are served within the village by shops and other facilities. We have an excellent primary school, two churches, one with a unique Roman basilica-style interior, and is grade 1 listed. In addition, the village has two pubs and a couple of social clubs. The village recreation ground contains a children’s play area, sports facilities and hosts a local football club; it is also the venue for a bi-monthly fun run.
In addition, the village has many community activities and clubs that only enhance a sense of local community.