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Aldwick shown within West Sussex
|Area||4.25 km2 (1.64 sq mi) |
|Population||10,884  2001 Census|
|- Density||2,560 /km2 (6,600 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|- London||56 miles (90 km) NNE|
|Shire county||West Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||BOGNOR REGIS|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
|UK Parliament||Bognor Regis and Littlehampton|
Aldwick is a civil parish in the Arun district of West Sussex, England, and is part of the built-up area around Bognor Regis, to the west of the town. The parish includes Rose Green and occupies an area of 424.99 hectares (1,050.2 acres), and has a population (2001 census) of 10,884 persons.
It became, briefly, the focus of the British Empire when King George V convalesced at Craigweil House (now demolished) in 1929. This visit led directly to Bognor attaining the title 'Regis'.
Aldwick has three churches: one Anglican dedicated to St Richard, one Roman Catholic dedicated to St Anthony of Viareggio, and the Free Church (Baptist). There are a few shops and several miles of beach.
Rose Green features Avisford Park, a large field that has a play area, basketball court and seating area as well as a sports pavilion that serves as changing rooms for football matches. In 1988 there were plans to build a large Co-op on this field, but due to strong opposition the plan was dropped. Four houses were built on the land instead, taking up less land than the proposed Co-op. Ironically the convenience store on Nyetimber Lane is now a Co-op having previously been a Gateway, Sperrings, Circle K and Alldays.
- "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish". West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 26 March 2009.
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- Aldwick Local Businesses and Attractions
- Aldwick Parish Council website
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