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Charlwood

Charlwood shown within Surrey
Population 2,027[1]
OS grid reference TQ241411
District Mole Valley
Shire county Surrey
Region South East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Horley
Postcode district RH6
Dialling code 01293
Police Surrey
Fire Surrey
Ambulance South East Coast
UK Parliament Mole Valley
European Parliament South East England
List of places: UKEnglandSurrey

Coordinates: 51°09′24″N 0°13′36″W / 51.1566, -0.2267 Image File history File links Size of this preview: 709 × 599 pixels Full resolution (1275 × 1078 pixel, file size: 253 KB, MIME type: image/png) Surrey outline, showing motorways and urban areas. ... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... This article is about the English county. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Mole Valley is a local government district in Surrey, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of English administrative division used for the purposes of local government. ... This article is about the English county. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping, concerning these countries; thus the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has used the phrase in reference to the parts of former Yugoslavia... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... , Horley is a town in Surrey, England, situated south of the twin towns of Reigate and Redhill, and north of Gatwick Airport and Crawley. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The RH postcode area, also known as the Redhill postcode area[2], is a group of twenty postal districts in Surrey and Sussex, which are subdivisions of eight post towns. ... +44 redirects here. ... Surrey Police is the Home Office police force the county of Surrey in the south of England The force is lead by Chief Constable Bob Quick and has its headquarters at Mount Browne, Guildford, Surrey. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is the statuory fire & rescue service for the County of Surrey, England, with 24 fire stations. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... As of 1st July the NHS Ambulance Services Trusts of Kent, Surrey and Sussex are being joined together to form a new South East Coast Ambulance Service . ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Mole Valley is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... The constituency within England. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Surrey, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Charlwood is a small village in southeastern Surrey, an historical parish adjoining Gatwick Airport. It is close west of Horley although the largest nearby town is Crawley in West Sussex. The Surrey-Sussex border, which ran to the south of Gatwick Airport, was moved to the north for administrative purposes in 1974 so that the administrative county boundary, delineated by the Sussex Border Path, now runs along the northern perimeter of the airport and marks much of the village boundary. Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... This article is about the English county. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK) is Londons second largest airport and the second busiest airport in the United Kingdom after Heathrow. ... , Horley is a town in Surrey, England, situated south of the twin towns of Reigate and Redhill, and north of Gatwick Airport and Crawley. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... For other uses, see Crawley (disambiguation). ... West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ...


The village lay within the Reigate hundred. Reigate is to the south of the Surrey hundreds Reigate was a hundred in what is now Surrey, England. ... A hundred is an administrative division, frequently used in Europe and New England, which historically was used to divide a larger region into smaller geographical units. ...

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Local government

Charlwood is located in Mole Valley although along with Hookwood, it has its own parish council[1]. The village is noted for having the highest council tax in the Mole Valley district. It was moved from Surrey to West Sussex in a local government reorganisation and is notable for having an eponymous act of parliament - the Charlwood and Horley Act 1974 - to move it back into Surrey. Mole Valley is a local government district in Surrey, England. ... Main articles: Local government in the United Kingdom, Parish and Civil parish In England parish councils were formed in 1894 to take over local oversight of social welfare and civic duties in towns and villages. ... The Council Tax is the main form of local taxation in England, Scotland and Wales. ... An Act of Parliament or Act is law enacted by the parliament (see legislation). ... The Charlwood and Horley Act 1974 (1974 c. ...


Features

Charlwood is the home of the Lowfield Heath Windmill which was moved from the village of Lowfield Heath when it was demolished in the 1970s to make room for the expansion of the airport.


The village is centred around the "rec" which is currently (2005) in the process of having its children's playground redeveloped. The rec is the home of Charlwood F.C., Charlwood Village Residents F.C. and Ifield Cricket Club.


The village has its own infant school, a small number of shops and three pubs - The Greyhound, The Rising Sun and The Half Moon - and a restaurant, Limes Bistro, as well as two hotels and numerous Bed and Breakfasts on its outskirts. It has a sister village in Hookwood, at the southern tip of the A217, between Charlwood and Horley. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... Tourists of various nationalities chatting over breakfast at a B&B in Quebec City. ... The A217 is a road in the United Kingdom. ... , Horley is a town in Surrey, England, situated south of the twin towns of Reigate and Redhill, and north of Gatwick Airport and Crawley. ...


Record-breaking temperature

On 19 July 2006, it was believed that Charlwood had recorded the highest UK July temperature of 36.3 °C (97. 3°F); however, it was later confirmed that Wisley had beaten it with 36.5 °C. [2] is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Celsius is, or relates to, the Celsius temperature scale (previously known as the centigrade scale). ... For other uses, see Fahrenheit (disambiguation). ... Wisley, England is a small village in Surrey, between Cobham and Ripley. ...


Famous residents

E.H.Shepard illustrator of Winnie the Pooh lived in Charlwood for a while with his sister. Rev.David Shepherd, English cricketer and Bishop of Liverpool was born in Charlwood.Phil Creswick of the boyband Big Fun was born in Charlwood. Furthermore, Barry Sheen lived in the village sometimes frequenting the Half Moon pub.[2] Philip Creswick is a British musician and songwriter, a former band member of the boy group Big Fun (1989-94). ... A boy band (American English) or boyband (British English) is a style of somewhat to mostly prefabricated pop group featuring about between three and six young male singer/dancers, but normally five. ... Big Fun were a British boyband (1989-94), founded by Phil Creswick (Philip Creswick), Mark Gillespie and Jason John (Jason Herbert), and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. ...


References

  1. ^ Census data
  2. ^ Surrey online downloaded 4/11/07

External links

  • Charlwood Parish Council

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Charlwood Village Infant School - Home (245 words)
Our close, friendly atmosphere allows our children to learn, to grow and to become the confident, capable boys and girls who we are always sad to see leave at the end of their stay at Charlwood.
As a state-funded school, Charlwood is required to teach under the framework of the National Curriculum.
Charlwood Village School exists to make an important contribution not only to the education of its children but also to the local community in general.
Charlwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (328 words)
Charlwood is a small village in southeastern Surrey, on the northwest perimeter of Gatwick Airport.
Charlwood is located in Mole Valley although along with Hookwood, it has its own parish council[1].
Charlwood is the home of the Lowfield Heath Windmill which was moved from the village of Lowfield Heath when it was demolished in the 1970's to make room for the expansion of the airport.
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