|Charlton shown within Hampshire|
|Population||1,947 (2011 Census including Foxcotte)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Charlton is a small village and civil parish north-west of Andover. Due to the expansion of Andover in recent years the two settlements are now effectively contiguous. As of 2005, the village has a population of 2,053 people.
There are also a number of other sporting venues to suit everyone of all ages provided by Charlton Leisure centre. These include:
- 6 Football pitches (1 floodlit)
- 2 Cricket pitches
- 6 Lane all weather floodlit running track
- 1 Artificial turf pitch (floodlit)
- 18 hole pitch and putt course
- 18 hole adventure golf course
- Children's playground
- Boating lake
- Fishing lake
- BMX Track
St. Thomas' Community Hall
Along with all the sporting facilities in the village, the local church also provides many services to the community.
The Royal Oak
Like any traditional English village, the Royal Oak is Charlton's local pub, providing a valuable service to many of the locals. The pub also has various pool, dart and football teams as well as a very popular weekly quiz night.
Shops in Charlton
There is a Tesco mini-market which took over from the One Stop chain in 2007. This unit was historically an independent newsagent and convenience store known as Charlton News, owned by the Patel family during the 1970s and 80s.
The other shop in the village is Charlton Premier Shop - a local produce and mini-market. Previously Behind The Bikeshed - and originally the village Post Office and Spar Shop.
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