Bramley Vale

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Bramley Vale
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Bramley Vale
Bramley Vale is located in Derbyshire
Bramley Vale
Bramley Vale
 Bramley Vale shown within Derbyshire
OS grid reference SK4666
Civil parish Ault Hucknall
District Bolsover
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Chesterfield
Postcode district S44
Dialling code +44 (0) 1246
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire

Coordinates: 53°11′N 1°19′W / 53.18°N 01.31°W / 53.18; -01.31

Bramley Vale is a village in Derbyshire, England, south of Bolsover.

History[edit]

Bramley Vale is a former colliery village and has a lengthy mining heritage, from the opening of the Glapwell colliery in 1882 till it closed in 1974 with all the men being transferred to other local colleries[1]

Geopgraphy[edit]

The village is four miles south of Bolsover, close to junction 29 of the M1 motorway, and has good transport links to Chesterfield, Mansfield, and Nottingham provided by the TM Travel service number 73 and Pronto bus.[2] The A617 road runs straight through the village.

Amenities[edit]

It has two local shops (one of which has a free ATM and Post Office).

Companies[edit]

Companies based in Bramley Vale include:-

  1. Eve Trackway[3] who specialise in temporary access systems and related services from trackway systems, barriers, fencing and traffic management to security with headquarters in Bramley Vale.
  2. Coverworld,[4] producers and suppliers of single and twin skin coated steel cladding systems.

Famous people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.oldminer.co.uk/New/Glapwell.htm, Glapwell Collieries - Glapwell Shaft No 2
  2. ^ http://www.prontobus.co.uk, Pronto Bus Website.
  3. ^ http://www.evetrakway.co.uk, Eve Trackway website
  4. ^ http://www.coverworld.co.uk/, Coverworld UK Ltd.

External links[edit]

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