Downend, South Gloucestershire

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Downend
Downend is located in Gloucestershire
Downend
Downend
 Downend shown within Gloucestershire
Population 12,125 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference ST650774
Civil parish Downend and Bromley Heath
Unitary authority South Gloucestershire
Ceremonial county Gloucestershire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRISTOL
Postcode district BS
Dialling code 0117
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Avon
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Filton and Bradley Stoke
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire

Coordinates: 51°29′41″N 2°30′18″W / 51.4947°N 2.5049°W / 51.4947; -2.5049

Downend war memorial
A mural of W. G. Grace in Downend

Downend is an urban area in the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire, England. It is located to the North East of Bristol.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. The total population of the ward at the 2011 census was 10,785.[2]

Historical associations[edit]

W. G. Grace, the cricketer, was born at Downend House on North Street.[3]

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