Whyteleafe


Whyteleafe

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude=51.308860
longitude= -0.083390
official_name= Whyteleafe
map_type= Surrey
population= 3,315 [ [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=800122&c=Whyteleafe&d=16&e=15&g=492366&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Census data] ]
os_grid_reference= TQ336583
shire_district= Tandridge
shire_county = Surrey
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= East Surrey
post_town= WHYTELEAFE
postcode_district= CR3
postcode_area=CR
dial_code= 020
dial_code1= 01883

Whyteleafe is a town in South East England, in the Surrey district of Tandridge. Neighbouring towns include Woldingham, Caterham, Coulsdon, Warlingham, and Kenley (the latter being in the London Borough of Croydon). To the west are Kenley airfield, Coxes Wood and Blize Wood. The parish church of St Luke lies within the Diocese of Southwark.

Today

Whyteleafe is served by Whyteleafe South railway station, Whyteleafe railway station and Upper Warlingham railway station. The A22 trunk road passes through the town.

The town houses the headquarters of Gold Group International, which is the town's biggest employerFact|date=May 2008.

Whyteleafe F.C. have played in Church Road since 1959, having moved from New Barn Lane (Kenley School). Whyteleafe Cricket Club play on the Recreation Ground off Hillbury Road.

Whyteleafe School is located at the bottom of Whyteleafe Hill. Warlingham School is located at the top of Tithe Pit Shaw Lane.

References

External links

* [http://www.whyteleafepc.org.uk/ Parish council]
* [http://www.bourne-society.org.uk/history_whytleafe_2006_edition.htm History of gas supply to the town]


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