Oxclose is a village in Washington, Tyne and Wear. It is located between the A1231, A182 and A195 highways, close to Sunderland, and is well served by links from the A1(M) which passes within 1 mile (2 km) of Oxclose's boundaries. Oxclose covers an area of approximately 0.1 square miles (300,000 m2) and boasts a population of around 3800 (2001 Census).
There are four schools in Oxclose: Oxclose Nursery, Oxclose Primary School, St John Boste RC Primary School and Oxclose Community School. There are also two churches, a 'Multi-Purpose' Centre and a village centre which contains a shop, newsagents, traditional Chinese take-away and local pub called The Ox and Plough. It is also near Washington Galleries.
- Sunderland City Council
- Official Website Of The Galleries
- The Davy Lamp Folk Club
- Oxclose Community School (Comprehensive) Official Website
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