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Patchway, South Gloucestershire

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Patchway, South Gloucestershire

Patchway is a town in South Gloucestershire, England, situated 10 km northwest of central Bristol. The town is a housing overflow for Bristol being contiguous to Bristol's urban area, and is often regarded as a large outer suburb. Nearby are the other Bristol satellite towns of Filton and Bradley Stoke. Patchway is twinned with Clermont l'Herault, France, and Gauting, Germany. It was established as a civil parish in 1953, becoming separate from the parish of nearby Almondsbury.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6082
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code0117
Population10,465 (2001 Census)
 

Patchway, South Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Patchway, vil. with ry. sta., Almondsbury par., Gloucestershire, 6 miles N. of Bristol; in vicinity is Patchway House, seat.

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