Kingswood Court was designed in 1913 by Sir Ernest Newton in the Georgian style. The house was first occupied by Mr Benson, a West End Jeweller, who lived there with his family until the 1920s. After the death of his wife he sold the property to a developer who intended it to be a school, but this plan fell through and it passed to an American who ran it as a hotel/spa.
At the outbreak of WWII it was bought by Surrey County Council and became one of the first old people’s homes run by Social Services. In the 1990s, the house was sold by the council, passing into private management.
In February 2018 Kingswood Court was passed to its current owners, Campbell and Emily Lyle. Campbell and Emily run a small, family owned group of award winning care homes across Sussex and Surrey.
- The staff at Kingswood Court are excellent: I feel they treat my wife with great care and respect, and are always very attentive and friendly to me and my family and friends who visit. From the start I felt all the staff really treated my wife as an individual. The home is peaceful, clean, welcoming. I am really relieved that I found such a great home for my wife.