Horeston Grange, Warwickshire

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Horeston Grange is a suburban area of Nuneaton, Warwickshire in England. CV11

It is a large housing estate, built mainly in the late 1980s and early 1990s (with an addition in the early 2000s). It is situated in eastern Nuneaton, approximately 1.5 miles from the town centre.


The area takes its name from a former manor house called Horeston Grange. Nearby Oaston Road is named after the same manor of Horeston/Oaston. Prior to the construction of the housing estate, the only features in the area were manorial earthworks.

The current housing estate dates, for the most part, from the late 1980s and early 1990s. It was constructed in two sections; there is no vehicular access between the two, although there are a number of connecting pathways for pedestrians.

The northern section (off Hinckley Road, based around Tiverton Drive and Tavistock Way) comprises 12 streets named after places in Devon.

The southern section (off Eastboro Way, based around the horseshoe formed by Camborne Drive) comprises 24 streets named after places in Cornwall. Two of these streets (Portreath Drive and St Buryan Close) were built in the early 2000s as the "Peppermill Green" development.

They have started extending the area again in the 2010s. The new estate in across Eastboro Way from Camborne Drive.


The area is served by one primary school: St Nicolas CE Academy, on Windermere Avenue in nearby St Nicolas Park and can go Milby Primary on Milby Drive also in St Nicolas Park.

At secondary level, Horeston Grange is nearby Higham Lane School A Business And Enterprise College and is in the catchment area for nearby Etone College. Post-16 education is currently provided by King Edward VI College (in Nuneaton town centre) and North Warwickshire and Hinckley College (just north of Horeston Grange).

Community and leisure facilities[edit]

Horeston Grange has 2 new play areas. The largest of these lies between Wadebridge Drive and Tiverton Drive.

The area has one public house: The Acorn on Camborne Drive, home to the infamous Corn Club crew. Nearby, there are number of other pubs, such as The Harvester (on the corner of St Nicolas Park Drive and Hinckley Road) and The Longshoot Hotel (at the junction of Watling Street and The Long Shoot).

There is one place of worship in the area: the Horeston Grange Church Centre, home to Horeston Grange Ecumenical Church [1] on Camborne Drive.

Shopping facilities[edit]

Local shops can be found at Horeston Grange Shopping Centre at the northern junction of Camborne Drive and Eastboro Way.

Additional shopping facilities can be found in nearby St Nicolas Park, as well as in Nuneaton town centre.

Coordinates: 52°31′37″N 1°26′24″W / 52.527°N 1.440°W / 52.527; -1.440