Business leaders from across the South East today (17 March) urged the Government to make delivering Crossrail 2 a priority for the good of the whole country.
View the full letter and list of signatories here
Kingston Council will be creating new walking and cycling routes across Kingston as part of a £30 million investment to improve road safety, upgrade public spaces and relieve the pressures on the borough’s transport network.
We are looking for a Markets and Street Activities Assistant to help deliver on our Markets & Street Events Programme that will bring more visitors to our town and for a Town Centre Ranger to help provide hands on support to facilitate and manage a safer, cleaner and well managed streets programme.
The eagerly-awaited DoubleTree by Hilton on Skerne Road opened its doors just before Christmas along with its exciting cocktail bar and brasserie, Hawkers.
November saw the return of the Kingston Best Bar None Awards, which celebrate the successes of the borough’s licensed trade.
The 'overall winner' on the night was town centre favourite, The Kings Tun, while the Kingston Street Pastors picked up the award for ‘outstanding contribution to the night time economy.’
Christmas in Kingston this year will be an even larger spectacle than seen in recent years with the expansion of the traditional Christmas market spreading throughout the town, increased decorations and two outdoor German-style bars; creating the feeling of a European Christmas market in our very own historical market town.
Kingston town centre has retained its Purple Flag for another year - the highest standard of accreditation for towns offering an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable evening out.
Go have your say: Go Cycle public consultation to help change the way you travel
Kingston Council has launched three new public consultations for the next routes linked to the Go Cycle programme to improve cycling facilities, road safety and public spaces across the borough.
Telemarketing company MeetingPoint has triumphed at the 2016 Kingston Business Excellence Awards, in association with NatWest, scooping three awards including the title of business of the year.
On the 18 October 2016, the Royal Borough of Kingston will celebrate a historic event - a signing ceremony to twin Kingston with Jaffna, a district in the northern province of Sri Lanka.
Kingston Council has approved the development of four more Go Cycle projects to improve walking and cycling facilities, road safety and public spaces across the borough.
Abellio Surrey has announced planned changes to bus services in the county from 31 December 2016, for commercial/operational reasons. These changes will affect 9 bus services including 514, 515 and 458 which run through Kingston.
Freshers’ Week is an introductory week for new students organised by Kingston University Student Union and runs from Friday16th September to Saturday 24th September.
Kingston University works within the business community to promote opportunities for its students and graduates and is one of the top 5 universities for nurturing entrepreneurship. Two initiatives include the Beyond Barriers Student Mentoring scheme and Kingston Business School Start-up programme.
A new and easy to remember three digit national number has been launched for consumers and business in the event of a power cut.
The Royal Borough of Kingston is currently looking at various opportunities to improve cycle parking in Kingston town centre with a creation of a secure cycle hub for commuters to the town.
The sounds and colours from across the world will fill the streets Ancient Market Place as Kingston welcomes CARNIVAL on Sunday 4 September. Whilst it's business as usual, some road closures will be in place.
The Council has produced a Draft North Kingston Development Brief to provide landowners, developers and the wider community, with clear guidance for all new developments in the North Kingston area.
A vital piece of life-saving equipment has been added to Kingston’s riverside, thanks to a successful funding application by Kingstonfirst to Water Community Investment programme
Kingston’s award-winning floral displays will be coming into bloom once again this summer, with this year's programme paying special tribute to the Queen.
A dance interpretation recounting the life of world-famous photography pioneer Eadweard Muybridge will have its debut screening in Kingston, as the town holds the UK’s biggest ever dance film festival.
One of Kingston’s busiest retail areas will undergo a major multi-million pound regeneration now that plans to transform Eden Walk Shopping Centre have been approved.
The Royal Borough of Kingston will be throwing a quintessentially British party in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday next month - and everybody is invited.
While Sadiq Khan made headlines by winning the race to become the new Mayor of London, the ceremonial chains were also being handed over in Kingston.
A detailed survey has confirmed what many in Kingston already know – the town is among the most attractive high-street investment markets in the country.
Kingston University students win Urban Design Challenge with Spitalfields-inspired revamp for Fife Road
A Spitalfields-inspired makeover for one of Kingston's most iconic streets has won an annual design competition to reimagine a key area of the town centre.
The NatWest-sponsored Kingston Business Excellence Awards are back! The campaign to champion the best of the borough’s businesses will launch on April 13 at Glenmore House with a sparkling showcase.
Canapes, drinks and inspirational speeches on how the awards celebrate those companies that bring prosperity to the Royal Borough, will feature in the event which runs from 6 to 8 pm.