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Alvaston, City of Derby

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Alvaston, City of Derby

Alvaston is a large suburb and ward of Derby, England. Alvaston is situated on the A6, three miles south-east of Derby city centre and probably owes its name to Allwald. It is bordered to the north by the wards of Derwent, Chaddesden and Spondon, to the east is the City Centre, to the south are Sinfin and Chellaston and to the west the district of South Derbyshire. The village of Alvaston has existed since at least the eleventh century.
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyCity of Derby
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3833
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01332
Population13,686 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Alvaston, City of Derby has been known in the past


Alvaston, City of Derby in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Alvaston, township, St Michael par., in co. and 3 miles SE. of Derby, on river Derwent, 870 ac., pop. 1302; P.O., T.O.

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