West Hanningfield

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West Hanningfield
West hanningfield sign.jpg
Village sign
West Hanningfield is located in Essex
West Hanningfield
West Hanningfield
Location within Essex
OS grid referenceTQ727997
Civil parish
  • West Hanningfield
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHELMSFORD
Postcode districtCM2 8
Dialling code01277 (and 01245)
PoliceEssex
FireEssex
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Essex
51°40′11″N 0°29′51″E / 51.6697°N 0.4974°E / 51.6697; 0.4974Coordinates: 51°40′11″N 0°29′51″E / 51.6697°N 0.4974°E / 51.6697; 0.4974

West Hanningfield is a small village and civil parish[1] in south Essex, England. It is located approximately 8 km (5.0 mi) south-southeast of the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the borough of Chelmsford and in the parliamentary constituency of Rayleigh.

It is located to the north of Hanningfield Reservoir. Surrounding villages include South Hanningfield, Stock, Rettendon and East Hanningfield. It is also close to the Chelmsford suburbs of Galleywood and Great Baddow.

The local public house is known as the Three Compasses. The village also contains a primary school, a village hall and a hairdresser. It is the home of Lord Hanningfield the disgraced Tory Peer and former Conservative leader of Essex County Council.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish Councils". www.chelmsford.gov.uk. March 2007. Retrieved 14 March 2007.
  2. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-34668301

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