Hengrove

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Hengrove
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Boundaries of the city council ward.
Population 11,331 [1]
OS grid reference ST589687
Unitary authority Bristol
Ceremonial county Bristol
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRISTOL
Postcode district BS
Dialling code 0117
Police
Fire
Ambulance
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Bristol South
List of places
UK
England

Coordinates: 51°24′58″N 2°35′30″W / 51.4160°N 2.5918°W / 51.4160; -2.5918

Hengrove is a suburb and council ward of Bristol, England, situated between Whitchurch, Knowle and Bishopsworth, running along both dual carriageways, Wells Road (A37) and Airport Road (A4174). It consists mainly of working to middle class terrace houses. It contains an infant, primary and secondary school. The area holds the long-disused Whitchurch Airport, now mostly converted to out-of-town entertainment (pubs, cinema etc.). The area of Knowle it adjoins is known as Knowle West. It is served by services 36, 50, 51, 75, 76 and 90

Hengrove Park[edit]

Hengrove Park is the largest urban regeneration site in Bristol. In 2001 it was the temporary home to the Ashton Court Festival. It is the location of the new South Bristol Community Hospital and the new Hengrove Skills Academy with buses running in and out of the up to every 5 minutes

Sport and leisure[edit]

Hengrove is home to the non-League football club Hengrove Athletic F.C., who play at Norton Lane. Hengrove is also home to rugby union outfit Imperial R.F.C which play in the Somerset premier league.

Places in Hengrove[edit]

Hengrove Leisure Park

Hawkfield Business Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hengrove". 2001 Census Ward Information Sheet. Retrieved 20 February 2007. 

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