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Glen Parva, Leicestershire

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Glen Parva, Leicestershire

Glen Parva is a civil parish in Leicestershire with a population of over 5,000. To the north it runs into Aylestone, and to the east Eyres Monsell and South Wigston. To the south and west it is not immediately surrounded by development. It is a largely residential area with no main shopping or leisure centres, although it is situated next to Fosse Shopping Park, which is one of Britain's largest out-of-town shopping parks.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP5699
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

Other names by which Glen Parva, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Glenn Parva

Glen Parva, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Glenn Parva, township with ry. sta. (Glen Parva), Aylestone par., on river Soar, in co. and 4 miles SW. of Leicester, pop. 742.

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