Staverton, Gloucestershire

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Staverton
Finger post at the centre of Staverton (geograph 2636436).jpg
Fingerpost at the centre of Staverton
Staverton is located in Gloucestershire
Staverton
Staverton
Location within Gloucestershire
Population572 (2011 Census)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCheltenham
Postcode districtGL51
PoliceGloucestershire
FireGloucestershire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°54′35″N 2°9′30″W / 51.90972°N 2.15833°W / 51.90972; -2.15833

Staverton is a village between the city of Gloucester and the town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England, in the borough of Tewkesbury. The population taken at the 2011 census was 572.[1]

It is the location of Gloucestershire Airport, which was previously called Staverton Airport and RAF Staverton.[2] It is the home of the Dowty Rotol and Messier-Dowty aircraft components factories.[3] The airport is the largest general aviation airfield in South West England.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population 2011". Retrieved 1 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Airport History". Gloucestershire Airport. Retrieved 29 October 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Gloucestershire Propellers". Gloucestershire Transport. Retrieved 29 October 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

Media related to Staverton, Gloucestershire at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°54′35″N 2°9′30″W / 51.90972°N 2.15833°W / 51.90972; -2.15833