Charlton, Hampshire

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Coordinates: 51°13′14″N 1°29′54″W / 51.220525°N 1.49834°W / 51.220525; -1.49834

Charlton
Charlton is located in Hampshire
Charlton
Charlton
 Charlton shown within Hampshire
District Test Valley
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Andover
Postcode district SP10
Dialling code 01264
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament North West Hampshire
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Charlton is a small village and civil parish north-west of Andover. Due to the expansion of Andover in recent years the two settlements are now effectively contiguous. As of 2005, the village has a population of 2053 people [1].

Charlton Lakeside[edit]

There are also a number of other sporting venues to suit everyone of all ages provided by Charlton Leisure centre. These include:

  • 6 Football pitches (1 floodlit)
  • 2 Cricket pitches
  • 6 Lane all weather floodlit running track
  • 1 Artificial turf pitch (floodlit)
  • 18 hole pitch and putt course
  • 18 hole adventure golf course
  • Children's playground
  • Boating lake
  • Fishing lake
  • BMX Track

Sporting events[edit]

Test Valley Cycle Tour [2] The RPM Challenge Bike Ride Of The Day Andover RFC [3] The annual Mini Marathon

St. Thomas' Community Hall[edit]

Along with all the sporting facilities in the village, the local church also provides many services to the community.

The Royal Oak[edit]

Like any traditional English village, the Royal Oak is Charlton's local pub, providing a valuable service to many of the locals. The pub also has various pool, dart and football teams as well as a very popular weekly quiz night.

Shops in Charlton[edit]

Apart from the Tesco mini-market which took over from the One Stop chain in 2007, the only other shop in the village is Charlton Premier Shop - a local produce and mini-market. The original shop in the place of the Premier shop was Behind The Bikeshed- a cycle shop known in the area for its evening rides both on-road and off-road. Behind the Bike Shed has moved to Andover to larger premises.

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