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Encyclopedia > Bradley Stoke
 Part of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre
Part of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre
The RAC tower, a local landmark
The RAC tower, a local landmark
Map sources for Bradley Stoke at grid reference ST618815
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Map sources for Bradley Stoke at grid reference ST618815

Bradley Stoke is an extensive housing estate in South Gloucestershire, England. The new town was first planned in the 1970s and building began in 1987. Although there is some provision for local employment, such as the businesses at the north of the town and the two supermarkets it is effectively a dormitory suburb of Bristol. The planned population is approximately 25,000. It has become so large that it converges with Little Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Patchway. Growth is restricted by the M4 motorway. Part of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Bradley Stoke, near Bristol, England. ... Part of Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Bradley Stoke, near Bristol, England. ... Download high resolution version (600x628, 112 KB)The RAC Tower, a landmark at Bradley Stoke. ... Download high resolution version (600x628, 112 KB)The RAC Tower, a landmark at Bradley Stoke. ... Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Bradley Stoke Categories: GFDL images | GBdot ... Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Bradley Stoke Categories: GFDL images | GBdot ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... A housing estate is a medium-to-low density residential area, usually part of a suburb of a town or city in a developed country. ... South Gloucestershire is a local government area in South West England. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1970s. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A bedroom community is a town or city that is primarily residential in character, with most of its residents commuting to a nearby town or city to earn their livelihood. ... Bristol is an English city and county and one of the two administrative centres of South West England (the other being Plymouth). ... Little Stoke is an area near Stoke Gifford and Filton. ... Stoke Gifford is a large village in South Gloucestershire, south of Bradley Stoke in the northern suburbs of Bristol. ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Bristol | South Gloucestershire ... The M4 motorway is a motorway in the UK, which links London and Wales via Bristol. ...


Due to the increase in interest rates in the 1990s and the following housing slump and the high proportion of middle-class home ownership in the estate, it became nicknamed "Sadly Broke" by some Bristolians. The large number of contractors employed in building the town contributed to the variety of different house designs found there.


There are 6 primary schools, a Leisure Centre with a swimming pool and library, an emerging District Centre and a secondary school planned for 2005. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... 50 meter indoor swimming pool For the 2003 film, see Swimming Pool. ... Modern-style library In its traditional sense, a library is a collection of books and periodicals. ... Secondary school may refer to Secondary school in the United Kingdom, is the general term for the schooling of children between the ages of eleven and sixteen High schools, particularly in Australia and Canada Secondary education in general This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...


See also

Longwell Green is a suburb of the east fringe of Bristol, located alongside the river Avon and the A4174 ring road. ... South Gloucestershire is a local government area in South West England. ...

External links

  • Bradley Stoke town council web site
  • Bradley Stoke Judo Club
  • Bradley Stoke Holy Trinity Church
  • Bradley Stoke street map

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About Bradley Stoke (618 words)
Bradley Stoke really began to take shape in 1988 with about 10% of the area in the north encompassing light industrial and commercial development.
Bradley Stoke is nearing its target of some 8,500 houses, a population of 25,000, seven schools, playing fields, shops and a variety of leisure services.
Development of the new town began from the two ends of Bradley Stoke, with the construction of major residential areas to the south near Stoke Gifford and to the north near Almondsbury.
Bradley Stoke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (626 words)
Three Brooks Lake, a man-made lake and nature reserve between Bradley Stoke and the M4 Bradley Stoke is a town in South Gloucestershire, England, on the northern side of the city of Bristol.
Many parts now converge with Little Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Patchway, and further growth is restricted by the M5 motorway and M4 motorway.
Despite, or even because of this reputation citizens of Bradley Stoke are fiercely proud of their home pointing to its good communication links and "community spirit", and moves are planned to redress some of these issues, exemplified by the choice of parish council to call themselves a 'Town Council'.
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