The town was first mentioned in history in 983, on a land charter granted by King Ethelred.
Today, the small town is known for its history, proximity to London, and charity institutions.
People Born in Thames Ditton
Thames Ditton in People's Lives
Ruth Wilson: I attended high school here in the early 1990's, at Esher College. At the time, I was working as a teenage model, and was also interested in acting.