Poolbrook

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Poolbrook
Poolbrook Malvern.jpg
Poolbrook village
Poolbrook is located in Worcestershire
Poolbrook
Poolbrook
Poolbrook shown within Worcestershire
OS grid referenceSO7944
• London103 miles (166 km)
Civil parish
  • Malvern
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMALVERN
Postcode districtWR14
Dialling code01684
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°06′11″N 2°18′11″W / 52.103°N 2.303°W / 52.103; -2.303Coordinates: 52°06′11″N 2°18′11″W / 52.103°N 2.303°W / 52.103; -2.303

Poolbrook is a village and a suburb of Malvern, Worcestershire, England, situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of Great Malvern, the town's centre, and about 0.5 miles (08 km) from the Malvern suburb of Barnards Green on the Poolbrook Road (B4208). The village comprises several shops, a traditional English pub, and a number of council and private housing estates. St Andrew's C of E parish church was built in Early English style in 1882 as a memorial to a member of the Chance Brothers glass manufacturing family.[1] The village occupies the geographical centre of the Chase ward of Malvern Town Council.[2]

Transport[edit]

Shops in poolbrook village with the Malvern Hills in the background.

Rail[edit]

Great Malvern railway station is located in Avenue Road about 1.0 mile (1.6 km) from and provides direct services to Worcester, Hereford, Birmingham, Oxford and London.

Bus[edit]

Local bus services connect Poolbrook with Barnards Green and the surrounding area including the 42, S42 operated by Astons coaches stopping in Barnards Green bus shelter. Serving areas further afield are: the Malvern to Worcester route 44, 44A, 44B operated by First Diamond serving stops at the Barnards Green bus shelter and Pound Bank; The Worcester - Upton-upon-Severn - Malvern route 362/363 operated by Diamond serves that stops at the Barnards Green bus shelter and the Malvern - Gloucester - Cheltenham route 377 (Saturdays only) operated by Diamond, stopping at the Court Road shops and the Barnards Green bus shelter.

Air[edit]

The nearest major airport is Birmingham International approximately one hour by road via the M5 and M42 motorways. Gloucestershire Airport located at Staverton, in the Borough of Tewkesbury near Malvern is a busy General Aviation airport used mainly for private charter and scheduled flights to destinations such as the islands of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Mann, pilot training, and by the aircraft of emergency services.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malvern Wells Parish. Archived 2010-08-26 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 5 January 2010
  2. ^ Malvern Town Councillors and ward map. Archived 2009-05-02 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 5 January 2010

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