Hengrove

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Hengrove
Bristol hengrove.png
Boundaries of the city council ward.
Bath & North East Somerset - Imperial Park (geograph 4155534).jpg
Imperial Park
Population11,723 {2011.Ward}[1]
OS grid referenceST589687
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
  • Bristol
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBRISTOL
Postcode districtBS14
Dialling code0117
PoliceAvon and Somerset
FireAvon
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Bristol
51°24′58″N 2°35′30″W / 51.4160°N 2.5918°W / 51.4160; -2.5918Coordinates: 51°24′58″N 2°35′30″W / 51.4160°N 2.5918°W / 51.4160; -2.5918

Hengrove is a suburb and council ward of Bristol, England, situated between Whitchurch, Knowle and Bishopsworth, running along both dual carriageways, Wells Road (A37) and Airport Road (A4174). It consists mainly of working to middle class terrace houses. It contains an infant, primary and secondary school. The area holds the long-disused Whitchurch Airport, now mostly converted to out-of-town entertainment (pubs, cinema etc.). The area of Knowle it adjoins is known as Knowle West. It is served by bus services 36, 50, 51, 75, 76 and 90 and will also be served by new MetroBus rapid transit services in 2017.

Hengrove Park[edit]

Hengrove Park is the largest urban regeneration site in Bristol. In 2001 it was the temporary home to the Ashton Court Festival. It is the location of the new South Bristol Community Hospital and the new Hengrove Skills Academy with buses running in and out of the up to every 5 minutes.

Sport and leisure[edit]

Hengrove is home to the non-League football club Hengrove Athletic F.C., who play at Norton Lane. Hengrove is also home to rugby union outfit Imperial R.F.C which play in the Somerset premier league.

Places in Hengrove[edit]

Hengrove Leisure Park

Hawkfield Business Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hengrove" (PDF). 2001 Census Ward Information Sheet. Retrieved 26 February 2015.

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