Colney Heath

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Colney Heath
Colney Heath is located in Hertfordshire
Colney Heath
Colney Heath
 Colney Heath shown within Hertfordshire
Area  4.32 sq mi (11.2 km2)
Population 5,962 (2011)[1]
   – density  1,380/sq mi (530/km2)
OS grid reference TL205055
Civil parish Colney Heath
District St Albans
Shire county Hertfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament St Albans
List of places
UK
England
Hertfordshire

Coordinates: 51°44′07″N 0°15′23″W / 51.73527°N 0.2564°W / 51.73527; -0.2564

Colney Heath is a large village south-east of St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

The population of the ward of Colney Heath at the time of the 2001 census was 5,449.

Colney Heath became a civil parish in 1947 when the St. Peter Rural parish was split to form it and London Colney. There is a converted windmill in the village.

Twinning[edit]

Colney Heath is twinned with:

Education[edit]

Colney Heath School is the only school in the village. It is a Junior Primary and Middle school for children aged between three and eleven.[3]

Sport and leisure[edit]

Colney Heath has a Non-League football team Colney Heath F.C. who play at the recreation ground.[4]

St Albans Centurions rugby league team play at the Recreation Ground in Colney Heath.

Colney Heath also has its own ITF Taekwon Do Club which trains at the local village hall. The club is led by Master Kim Anderson (VII Degree) who also founded it in 1979.

Colney Heath Local Nature Reserve is located in the village.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=11122215&c=colney+heath&d=16&e=62&g=6434264&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1385654843974&enc=1&dsFamilyId=2473
  2. ^ "About the Twinning Association". Colney Heath/Boissy Twinning Association. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "School Information". Colney Heath School. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Colney Heath FC History". Colney Heath Football Club. 28 August 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Colney Heath". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 13 March 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Map of Colney Heath". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 

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