Greenhill, Kent

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Greenhill is located in Kent
Greenhill shown within Kent
Population 7,339 (2001)[1] (Parish)
OS grid reference TR166667
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HERNE BAY
Postcode district CT6
Dialling code 01227
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°21′36″N 1°06′11″E / 51.360°N 1.103°E / 51.360; 1.103Coordinates: 51°21′36″N 1°06′11″E / 51.360°N 1.103°E / 51.360; 1.103

Greenhill is an outlying suburb of the coastal town of Herne Bay, in Kent in southeast England. The erstwhile Thanet Way, now renumbered as the A2990 road, separates Greenhill from Herne Bay.

Greenhill is home to Briary Primary School for children aged from 4–11 years and Herne Bay High School for children aged from 11-18, a sports college which very recently gained its sports status. Greenhill has its own Gymnastics Club and a wide range of community groups and organisations.

Residents also set up the first Partners and Communities Together panel, PACT, in Kent and were the first to launch a dedicated website. The panel is currently trying to gauge public opinion on the subject of having Greenhill officially reclassified as a village in its own right instead of part of Herne Bay.


  1. ^ National Statistics Census 2001

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