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Sunbury-on-Thames, town (1991 pop. 26,240), Surrey, SE England, on the Thames. Sunbury Park with its walled garden is there. Nearby Shepperton has motion-picture studios and a village center from the 17th–18th cent. The novelist Thomas Love Peacock lived in the area and is buried in Shepperton.

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