Coopers Edge

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Coopers Edge housing estate

Coopers Edge is a new build suburb, situated in Brockworth, between the city of Gloucester and the town of Cheltenham. Building began in 2008 and the estate, at the foot of Coopers Hill, is as yet unfinished.

Transport[edit]

The area has rudimentary road transport links, it is situated less than 2 miles from the M5 motorway and the A419 which leads to Swindon and connects to the A40 to Oxford. There is also a regular bus service into the city centre.

Location[edit]

A field outside Coopers Edge

Coopers Edge is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with easy access to a network of footpaths and bridleways. There are due to be large designated areas of public open space, with special efforts being made to preserve the natural habitat of the wildlife in the area.

Local area[edit]

Coopers Edge is a short walk from a large superstore, business park and the newly developed Whittle Square, consisting of various retail outlets, a pub/restaurant and health & fitness centre.

Community[edit]

There is a Coopers Edge Community Group which organises events such as walks, fetes and quizzes. There are many sports clubs and societies, including Football and Cricket teams and a branch of the Women's Institute.

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Coordinates: 51°50′33″N 2°10′53″W / 51.8426°N 2.1813°W / 51.8426; -2.1813