Glen Village

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Glen Village
Scottish Gaelic: Clachan a' Ghlinne
Glen Village - geograph.org.uk - 1462162.jpg
A modern housing estate in Glen Village
Glen Village is located in Falkirk
Glen Village
Glen Village
 Glen Village shown within the Falkirk council area
Population 3,488 [1] (2001 census)
OS grid reference NS886784
   – Edinburgh  23.2 mi (37.3 km) ESE 
   – London  344 mi (554 km) SSE 
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Falkirk
Postcode district FK1
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk West
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°59′10″N 3°47′08″W / 55.986188°N 3.785610°W / 55.986188; -3.785610

Glen Village is a village in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. It is a settlement at the southern end of Callendar Park, 0.9 miles (1.4 km) south of Falkirk.

Glen Village is a small settlement containing around 180 homes, situated 0.25 miles (0.4 km) from Falkirk High train station and around 1 mile (1.6 km) from Falkirk town centre. The post office in Glen Village serves both the village and neighbouring estate of Hallglen. Adjacent to the village is the Union Canal where there is a 690 yard long tunnel, locally known as the "Dark Tunnel".[2] At the 2001 census Glen Village and Hallglen was recorded as having a population of 3,488 residents.[1]

Sport[edit]

Callendar Miners Welfare Association bowling club is also in the village and is known colloquially as "The Glen Club". Many local amateur football clubs most notable the old Cottages team and the former Chequers team played their home matches at Glen Park.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-04-27
  2. ^ "Falkirk Local History Society". Falkirk Local History Society. Retrieved 2011-02-12.