Swindon Village

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Swindon Village
Swindon Village Church.JPG
St Lawrence Church, Swindon Village
Swindon Village is located in Gloucestershire
Swindon Village
Swindon Village
Location within Gloucestershire
Population1,778 
OS grid referenceSO935248
Civil parish
  • Swindon
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCheltenham
Postcode districtGL51
PoliceGloucestershire
FireGloucestershire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°55′21″N 2°05′43″W / 51.922565°N 2.095357°W / 51.922565; -2.095357Coordinates: 51°55′21″N 2°05′43″W / 51.922565°N 2.095357°W / 51.922565; -2.095357

Swindon Village is both a village and a suburb in the spa town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. It is located northwest of Arle.

Landmarks of Swindon Village include:

  • A large park and playing field. This includes several football pitches, a cricket pitch and two pavilions.
  • The Church of St. Lawrence, which is located in the centre of the village. The church dates from the 12th Century. Its unusual bell tower has six unequally sized walls.
  • The Village Hall. This features a large hall with a performance stage, several side rooms and a licensed bar. The bar is typically open for village residents on Friday nights and used for private functions on other nights.
  • Swindon Village Primary School.
  • Seasons Business and Leisure Complex (previously the Zurich Financial Services sports and social club and originally the Eagle Star Sports and Social Club), and used for training by Cheltenham Town Football Club.

The Swindon parish had a population of 1,778 according to the 2011 census.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swindon (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2015.

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