Some of this town in South East England is in the Surrey district of Tandridge and part of the residential areas are in the London Borough of Croydon, part of Greater London.
Neighbouring towns include Woldingham, Caterham and Warlingham. To the west are Kenley airfield, Coxes Wood and Blize Wood. The parish church of St Luke lies within the Diocese of Southwark, and has a WW2 cemetary in which casualties from the nearby RAF Kenley, and others are laid to rest.
Details of Whyteleafe history are found in the Bourne Societys Whyteleafe Village History summarised at: http://bournesoc.org.uk/village-histories-9-whyteleafe/