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This article is about the Norfolk village. For the Hertfordshire villages, see Colney Heath and London Colney.
St Andrew's church
Colney is located in Norfolk
Colney shown within Norfolk
Area 3.83 km2 (1.48 sq mi)
Population 153 (2011)
• Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG181079
Civil parish
  • Colney
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR4
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°37′31″N 1°13′18″E / 52.625353°N 1.221714°E / 52.625353; 1.221714Coordinates: 52°37′31″N 1°13′18″E / 52.625353°N 1.221714°E / 52.625353; 1.221714

Colney is a village in the western outskirts of Norwich in Norfolk, England. It is in the administrative district of South Norfolk. It covers an area of 3.83 km2 (1.48 sq mi) and had a population of 124 in 35 households at the 2001 census,[1] increasing to 153 at the 2011 census.[2]

Its church, St Andrew, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

Colney is home to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, John Innes Centre, Institute of Food Research and the location of Norwich City F.C.'s training ground.[3]

The River Yare flows through it.


  1. ^ "Colney parish information". South Norfolk Council. 4 January 2006. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Norwich City FC training ground Retrieved 26 June 2014

External links[edit]

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