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
EU ParliamentSouth West England
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. ^ {{cite web|url=http://www.ukcensusdata.com/shurdington-e05008573#sthash.EEJeTvUV.dpbs}]
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 2 April 2015.

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51°52′00″N 2°07′00″W / 51.8667°N 2.1167°W / 51.8667; -2.1167