Galley Common

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Galley Common, Warwickshire
Galley Common, Warwickshire is located in Warwickshire
Galley Common, Warwickshire
Galley Common, Warwickshire
Location within Warwickshire
Population8,233 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP319919
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNUNEATON
Postcode districtCV10
Dialling code024
PoliceWarwickshire
FireWarwickshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
Websitehttp://www.galleycommon.com
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
52°31′30″N 1°31′57″W / 52.525044°N 1.532512°W / 52.525044; -1.532512Coordinates: 52°31′30″N 1°31′57″W / 52.525044°N 1.532512°W / 52.525044; -1.532512

Galley Common is a suburban village situated 3 miles / 5 km west of Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England. The community is a ward of the Nuneaton and Bedworth District on the border with North Warwickshire, with a population taken at the 2011 census of 8,233.[1] The village comprises a school, several small shops, riding stables, a social club, a small industrial estate and farmland. It is close to the villages of Hartshill, Ansley, Astley, Arley and Old Arley.

History[edit]

Galley Common

It was previously a coal mining village.

School[edit]

Galley Common Infant School

The Galley Common Infant School is situated in just on the outskirts of the village at the top of the hill and are surrounded by trees and fields. The school is a successful, popular institution with children aged from 4 to 7.[2] There are five classes: two Reception classes, one straight Year 1 class; a mixed Year 1 and 2 class and a straight Year 2 class.

Social venues[edit]

The main social areas of the village are The Stute, St Peter's Church and the primary school.[3][4][5]

Riding stables[edit]

There is a riding school for the disabled in Galley Common Village.[6]

References[edit]

[7]

  1. ^ "Nuneaton and Bedworth ward population 2011". Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. ^ Galley Common School
  3. ^ The Stute
  4. ^ Galley Common School
  5. ^ St Peter's Church
  6. ^ Nuneaton & North Warwickshire Equestrian Centre Riding for the Disabled
  7. ^ Stuart Glover, "Village Website", Village Website, 02/03/2012

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