Neha Patil

Astwood Bank

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Region  West Midlands
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  B96
Shire county  Worcestershire
District  Redditch
UK parliament constituency  Redditch
Country  England
Post town  REDDITCH
Police  West Mercia
Local time  Monday 10:49 PM
Dialling code  01527
Astwood Bank
Weather  2°C, Wind SW at 13 km/h, 95% Humidity

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Astwood Bank is a village just south of Redditch. The village is noted for its successful cricket team, who have twice played at Lords in the National Village Knock Out Final. The A441 Evesham Road is the main trunk road through Astwood Bank from Redditch.

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Map of Astwood Bank, Redditch, UK

Politics

  • Politically, Astwood Bank comes under the Astwood Bank & Feckenham ward. The Councillors are;
  • Cllr Michael Chalk (Conservative)-(Feckenham)
  • Cllr Brandon Clayton (Conservative)-(Astwood Bank)
  • Geography

    Astwood Bank is near the Warwickshire - Worcestershire border, near villages such as Studley, Sambourne, Callow Hill, Feckenham & Cookhill.

    Notable residents

  • Lionel Britton (1887–1971) was a working class writer from Astwood Bank.
  • Dan Sealey of Ocean Colour Scene and Merrymouth was born in Astwood Bank.
  • Adam Barry of Merrymouth and co founder of Americana band The Misers has lived in Astwood Bank since leaving school in 1996.
  • Charlie Clemmow, actress.
  • David Norbury, Cricketer and Fisherman.
  • Railway station

    Formerly, there was a railway station called Studley & Astwood Bank, with service going as far north as Lichfield Trent Valley and as far south as Tewkesbury. The line was closed in 1964 so now Redditch railway station is the end of the line. The station building still exists as a domestic dwelling house and is located on the Slough, just into Green Lane, Studley, Warwickshire. It is about 2 miles from Astwood Bank and 1 mile from Studley.

    References

    Astwood Bank Wikipedia


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