Shurdington

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Shurdington
Shurdington is located in Gloucestershire
Shurdington
Shurdington
Location within Gloucestershire
Population1,936 (2011)[1]
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHELTENHAM
Postcode districtGL51
Dialling code01452
PoliceGloucestershire
FireGloucestershire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°52′01″N 2°06′46″W / 51.866971°N 2.112859°W / 51.866971; -2.112859Coordinates: 51°52′01″N 2°06′46″W / 51.866971°N 2.112859°W / 51.866971; -2.112859

Shurdington is a village near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. The area constitutes a civil parish within the Borough of Tewkesbury. It is located south of Cheltenham on the A46. The population at the 2011 census was 1,936[2] Shurdington has an 11th-century church (St. Paul's), a modern Social Centre (completed 1998) containing the Century Hall and Millennium Hall, a Primary School, a post office and general store and a hairdresser. There are two public houses: the Bell Inn and The Cheese Rollers. The latter is named for the annual cheeserolling event which takes place at nearby Cooper's Hill.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. The area of this ward and the population are identical to that of the parish.

Sports and recreation[edit]

Local community organisations include the 15th Cheltenham (Shurdington) Scout Group, the Cricket Club, and a Women's Institute.

Shurdington has one of the 471 King George's Fields as its recreation ground.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shurdington - UK Census Data 2011".
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 2 April 2015.

External links[edit]

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