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Camberley

Camberley is a town in Surrey, England about 35 miles to the south-west of London.

Camberley can be reached by the A30, the M3 motorway and by train from London Waterloo[?] station. There are small airports nearby at Blackbushe and Farnborough.

Immediately surrounding towns and villages include Bagshot[?], Deepcut[?], Farnborough, Frimley[?] and Sandhurst. The Old Dean[?] is a mini-town within Camberley.

Camberley is administered by Surrey County Council[?] and Surrey Heath Borough Council[?]. The parliamentary constituency in Surrey Heath[?] and the MP is the Rt. Hon. Nicholas John Hawkins[?] MP, a Conservative.

Camberley grew up around the gates of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. It grew in size with the arrival of the branch-line railway (the main-line passes through nearby Deepcut but there is no stop). It was originally named Cambridge, the name being changed due to confusion with the better-known town of the same name in Cambridgeshire.



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