Astwood Bank

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Astwood Bank
Evesham Road, Astwood Bank - geograph.org.uk - 7371.jpg
Evesham Road, Astwood Bank
Astwood Bank is located in Worcestershire
Astwood Bank
Astwood Bank
 Astwood Bank shown within Worcestershire
District Redditch
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town REDDITCH
Postcode district B96
Dialling code 01527
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Redditch
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Coordinates: 52°15′37″N 1°56′15″W / 52.260238°N 1.937501°W / 52.260238; -1.937501

Astwood Bank is a village just south of Redditch. The village is noted for its successful cricket team, who have twice played at Lords in the National Village Knock Out Final. The A441 Evesham Road is the main trunk road through Astwood Bank from Redditch.

Politics[edit]

  • Politically, Astwood Bank comes under the Astwood Bank & Feckenham ward. The Councillors are;
  • Cllr Michael Chalk (Conservative)-(Feckenham)
  • Cllr Brandon Clayton (Conservative)-(Astwood Bank)

Geography[edit]

Astwood Bank is near the Warwickshire - Worcestershire border, near villages such as Studley, Sambourne, Callow Hill, Feckenham & Cookhill.

Notable residents[edit]

Railway Station[edit]

Formerly, there was a railway station called Studley & Astwood Bank, with service going as far north as Lichfield Trent Valley and as far south as Tewkesbury. The line was closed in 1964 so now Redditch railway station is the end of the line. The station building still exists as a domestic dwelling house and is located on The Slough, just into Green Lane, Studley, Warwickshire. It is about 2 miles from Astwood Bank and 1 mile from Studley.

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