London Area Guides
Egham Area Guide
Our area guide to Egham gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include TW20
Egham is a small town with close links to larger areas and small villages.
Property Types & Architecture
There is a wide variety of housing. The main residential estates of the town predominantly have semi-detached homes. There are some newly-built estates as well as Victorian terraces, older cottages, and large, more expensive housing.
Shopping & Entertainment
The High Street offers shops for your basic needs, although for a wider selection residents will generally travel to nearby towns. There is a huge selection of pubs, as well as some good restaurants and cafes.
Parking in the town centre is easy and cheap, once you find the car parks, which are located either side of the High Street. There is also plenty of cheap parking next to the railway station.
For residents, parking is free but can be more difficult, as many of the residential roads can become packed with parked cars.
Parks & Commons
There is plenty of green space surrounding the town. This includes many greens for local residents to use, as well as areas such as Windsor Great Park very nearby.
Who lives here?
There is a large student population who share the town with its local residents. With a mix of large housing and council estates, it is home to affluent as well as low-income families.
Egham Local Authorities
Egham is represented by Runnymede Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.
Egham Council Tax Rates
Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Egham area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
How much will I have to pay?
Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.
Reductions in council tax
- Reduction scheme for disabled people
- Discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- Council tax benefit and second adult rebate
Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs
Schools in Egham & Exam Results
Schools in Egham fall under the Surrey Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Egham by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Egham
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