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Beeston, Nottinghamshire

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Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Beeston is a town in Nottinghamshire, England. It is 5.5 kilometres southwest of Nottingham city centre. Although typically regarded as a suburb of the City of Nottingham, and officially designated as part of the Nottingham Urban Area, for local government purposes it is in the borough of Broxtowe, lying outside the City's unitary authority area. To the immediate northeast is the University of Nottingham's main campus, University Park.
DistrictBroxtowe
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5236
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115
Population21,010 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Beeston, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Bestune

Beeston, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Beeston.-- par. with ry. sta., near river Trent, in N. of co. and 3 miles SW. of Nottingham, 1440 ac., pop. 4479; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of lace and hosiery.

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