Weybridge is a desirable location for many reasons. It is just 16 miles from Central London and has a mainline train station to Waterloo, a journey of just 19 minutes. Heathrow Airport is 7 miles from the town. The close connection to the River Thames has given the opportunity for a rowing club and a canoe club to thrive. There are also cricket, rugby, tennis and bowls clubs locally. Weybridge Heath is a valuable local natural habitat. The town has numerous bars, cafes, restaurants and shops, a shopping centre and national supermarkets such as Waitrose. It has a population of some 15,000 residents and is the Headquarters for some major international companies such as Sony, Procter and Gamble and Toshiba. Local schools such as Oatlands and Walton Leigh are rated as Outstanding by Ofsetd. Independent education if offered at St. George’s College and Halliford School, there is also Notre Dame Grammar School.