Quarrendon Estate

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Quarrendon
Quarrendon is located in Buckinghamshire
Quarrendon
Quarrendon
 Quarrendon shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 5,478 (2011 Census) [1]
OS grid reference SP8014
Civil parish Aylesbury
District Aylesbury Vale
Shire county Buckinghamshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town AYLESBURY
Postcode district HP19
Dialling code 01296
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Aylesbury
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire

Coordinates: 51°49′35″N 0°49′43″W / 51.826253°N 0.828615°W / 51.826253; -0.828615

Quarrendon is a large housing estate on the north west side of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England. The estate is named after the nearby ancient village of Quarrendon.[2]

History[edit]

The estate was started in the post war years and added to in four main stages right through to the 1980s. It is now one of the largest housing estates in the modern town of Aylesbury with a population in the 2001 census of 5,897 people[3] In the 2011 census, the estate had a population of 5,478 people.[1]

Facilites[edit]

Schools[edit]

The estate has three community primary schools:

  • Haydon Abbey School, with 380 pupils[5]
  • Thomas Hickman School, with 454 pupils.[6]
  • the Abbey Centre, the Pupil Referral Unit for Aylesbury.[7]

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