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Edwalton, Nottinghamshire

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Edwalton is a suburb to the south of Nottingham in England, contiguous to West Bridgford and Gamston, and is composed of the older Edwalton village and several, much larger, post-war housing estates The population of the Rushcliffe Ward called Edwalton Village at the 2011 Census was 3,9081

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Property
  • 3 Facilities
  • 4 Bus transport
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Historyedit

One of the earliest mention of Edwalton village is in the Domesday book where it is listed amongst the lands given to Hugh de Grandmesnil2 by the King The land required more than three ploughs and consisted of 20 acres 81 ha of meadow

Since the marriage of the heir to the Musters' family estate West Bridgford's former landowners into the Chaworth family, the areas of West Bridgford and Edwalton have been conjoined, first as the West Bridgford Urban District Council, and now as part of Rushcliffe Borough Council

Propertyedit

While the official boundaries of Edwalton are debatable, Boundary Road is commonly accepted as the border between West Bridgford and Edwalton

Edwalton contains some of Nottingham's most expensive properties, with Valley Road, Melton Road, Croft Road and Village Street containing properties worth over one million pounds Edwalton Hall is the largest property in the suburb, and is now an exclusive complex of mews houses and apartments Originally the private residence of the Chaworth family, it later became a hotel and restaurant before being developed by Crosby Homes The complex includes a gym, swimming pool and croquet lawn

Edwalton is varied architecturally Landmark bespoke houses are common, but the majority of Edwalton is now composed of large post-war council estates, first constructed in the early 1950s, but with subsequent estates constructed during the 1980s to the present day Many council houses and flats were privately bought under the Right to buy scheme of the 1980s Only a small number of properties now belong to Rushcliffe Borough Council as its housing stock was dissolved in early 2003, with ownership transferring to Spirita Housing Association On 1 April 2012 Spirita housing association was dissolved and ownership of the former council housing stock was taken over by Metropolitan Housing Association Group London based

Facilitiesedit

Edwalton has a state primary school, the Church of the Holy Rood, Edwalton, and a golf course There is also a Londis, a post office, a newsagent, a café, a hair salon, and a dog groomer within the main shopping area of Earlswood Drive

The previous plans to form a parish council for Edwalton were rejected after a two-stage consultation process culminating in a report issued in Feb 2014 by Rushcliffe Borough Council

Edwalton Community Church on Wellin Lane is a busy church offering the community services such as Pre-School, a Toddles Group, a Ladies Fellowship Group and children's activities They also run a "Blessings in a Box" scheme for families who are financially challenged

Bus transportedit

  • Nottingham City Transport
    • 6: Nottingham – West Bridgford – Edwalton
  • Trent Barton
    • 'The Keyworth': Nottingham Broadmarsh – West Bridgford – Edwalton – Tollerton – Plumtree – Keyworth

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Ruscliffe Ward population 2011" Neighbourhood Statistics Office for National Statistics Retrieved 8 April 2016 
  2. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Transliteration London: Penguin, 2003 p 779 ISBN 0-14-143994-7

External linksedit

Churches:

  • Edwalton Community Church
  • Holy Rood church

Schools:

  • Edwalton Primary School

Amenities:

  • Golf Course

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