Coopers Edge

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Coopers Edge is a new build suburb, situated in Brockworth, between the city of Gloucester and the town of Cheltenham. Building began in 2008 and the estate, at the foot of Coopers Hill, is as yet unfinished.

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Transport[edit]

The area has rudimentary road transport links, it is situated less than 2 miles from the M5 motorway and the A419 which leads to Swindon and connects to the A40 to Oxford. There is also a regular bus service into the city centre.

Location[edit]

Coopers Edge is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with easy access to a network of footpaths and bridleways. There are due to be large designated areas of public open space, with special efforts being made to preserve the natural habitat of the wildlife in the area.

Services[edit]

Coopers Edge School At Coopers Edge School we believe that there is more to ‘education’ than simply academic results, extremely important though they are. We educate our pupils by creating a stimulating environment and providing the very best learning opportunities in and out of the classroom.

http://www.coopersedge.gloucs.sch.uk/

Coopers Edge Community Group Coopers Edge Community Group formed in 2008 initially as a result of the competition to run the new primary school on Coopers Edge. As time has gone on the group has developed beyond the school to try and achieve the best it can for the Coopers Edge community.

http://coopersedgecommunitygroup.co.uk/

Coopers Edge Childcare Quality home based childcare offering exceptional outings, activities & low child:adult ratios. Based at the heart of the Coopers Edge Community and adjacent to Coopers Edge School the children we care for benefit from a supportive, homely environment.

http://coopersedgechildcare.com

Coopers Edge Football Club Established in 2012, we currently have a Mens Sunday League and Veterans team and are looking into starting ladies and youth teams for the 2013/14 season.

http://www.coopersedgefc.co.uk

Coopers Edge Cricket Club Coopers Edge Cricket Club is a fledgling club set up in 2011 by residents of the new residential development of Coopers Edge in Brockworth

http://coopersedge.play-cricket.com/

Hearts and Hurricanes Women's Institute Hearts and Hurricanes WI is a group set up in 2012 to give the ladies of the community and surrounding areas and opportunity to meet and make friends. Monthly meetings and regular social activities are held at the school.

http://heartsandhurricaneswi.weebly.com/


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Local area[edit]

Coopers Edge is a short walk from a large superstore, business park and the newly developed Whittle Square, consisting of various retail outlets, a pub/restaurant and Health & Fitness centre.

Directory of Local Services Brockworth Community Centre—Court Road, Brockworth, Gloucester GL3 4ET 01452 863123 Brockworth Parish Council—Community Centre, Court Road, Brockworth, Gloucester GL3 4ET. 01452 863123 Bus Timetables -- http://ww5.gloucestershire.gov.uk/Bustimes/GloucesterCity.htm Chemist—Badham Pharmacy, Unit 7, Block B Whittle Square Brockworth Gloucestershire GL3 4FE: 01452 611089 Doctor—Hadwen Medical Practice, Glevum Way Surgery, Glevum Way, Abbeydale, Gloucester GL4 4BL: 01452 529933 Hucclecote Parish Council—Pineholt Village Hall, Bird Road, Hucclecote GL3 3SN: 01452 612485 Police—Emergency: 999 Police—Non-emergency: 101 [automatic connection to a nearby Gloucestershire Constabulary station.] Stroud District Council—Ebley Mill, Stroud GL5 4UB: 01453 766321 Tewkesbury Borough Council—Council Offices, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury GL20 5TT: 01684 295010 Upton St Leonards Parish Council—11 Broadstone Close, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 3TX: 01452 621688

Community[edit]

There is a Coopers Edge Community Group which organises events such as walks, fetes and quiz's. There are many sports clubs and societies, including Football and Cricket teams and a branch of the Women's Institute.

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Coordinates: 51°50′33″N 2°10′53″W / 51.8426°N 2.1813°W / 51.8426; -2.1813