Leatherhead, located in Surrey, is situated on the River Mole. Throughout much of the town's development, it has been a transportation hub. During the medieval period, a bridge was built to span the River Mole for that purpose. Although relatively small today, the town does offer plenty of shopping opportunities as well as eating destinations. In addition, there are several pubs located in the immediate area. There are also numerous accommodation options located in Leatherhead as well as in the local vicinity to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay for guests who may be visiting the local area.
The small English town of Leatherhead is located within Surrey County and it is located on the banks of the River Mole. This town is thought to date back to the times of the Saxons.
The town is located within the heart of the county of Surrey and it is at the junction of the road that travels north to south and also east to west therefore the town is very popular with businesses and tourists. The town has played a massive part within the transport all the way through its history.
Up until 1974 the town of Leatherhead was an urban district. The town is part of the district council of Mole Valley nowadays. The town of Dorking is the home to the administrative centre for the district council of Mole Valley.
The Coat of Arms for the district of Mole Valley features two cocks that represent Dorking and also a one that represents Leatherhead. The shield on the Coat of Arms features wavy lines and these represent the River Mole and the acorns that usually appear on it represent the three parks that are within the area and the points of the shield represent the North Downs.
The aviation company that is known as ExxonMobil has its headquarters within the town. There is a vast number of other companies that have headquarters within the town and these include food companies, car hire companies and also the formula one racing company that both Damon Hill and Michael Breen have been part of.