Borras Park

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Borras Park is an electoral division (ward) in the community of Acton in Wrexham County Borough, Wales. The area derived its name from the nearby area of Borras.

At the time of the 2001 Census, the population was 2,517 in 1,065 household,[1] reducing to a population of 2,359 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Religion[edit]

At the time of the 2011 Census, it was reported as being the ward with the highest proportion in Wales of people describing themselves as Christian (76.1%).[3] The ward itself contains one church, namely Borras Park Evangelical Church,[4] with two others, namely St. John's Church of Wales and Rhosnesni Methodist church, within a few hundred yards of the ward boundary.

Schools[edit]

  • Barker's Lane Primary School
  • Borras Park Junior School [Note 1]
  • Borras Park Infants School [Note 1]

Sport[edit]

There are two football teams based in Borras Park, Borras Park Albion F.C., founded 1980, who play in the Wrexham and District Youth League and the Welsh National League (Wrexham Area)[5][6] and Borras Park Rangers, founded in 2002 who play in the Wrexham and District Youth League.[6][7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b (The schools are not actually in Borras Park, but serve the area)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office of National Statistics [1] Retrieved January 2011)
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 17 November 2015. 
  3. ^ BBC Wales News [2] retrieved January 2016
  4. ^ Church website [3] retrieved 2 January 2016
  5. ^ Borras Park Albion website [4] (Retrieved January 2011)
  6. ^ a b The Wrexham & District Youth Football League website [5](Retrieved January 2011)
  7. ^ Borras Park Rangers website [6] (Retrieved January 2011)