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Tel No: 01454 858 007

 

Thornbury and Surrounding Villages

These areas have become increasingly popular due to excellent access to the M4 and M5 motorways, highly sought after schooling, out of town Business Parks and shopping facilities at Cribbs Causeway with Marks and Spencer, John Lewis and other retailers. Cabot Circus in Bristol is conveniently reached off the M32.
 
Inter City connections can be found at Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads stations.

If planning to stay overnight whilst house hunting, a selection of local Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts, can be found on the MyThornbury Website: www.mythornbury.co.uk

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Thornbury

Estimated population 15,000

 

Car Parks
There are free car parks at Rock Street - long term and short term, St Mary's Street - waiting 2 hours, Castle Court - both short and long term. There is also parking on the High street where waiting time is different on both sides of the street.

 

Bus & Coaches
There is a service from Thornbury to Bristol, Gloucester, Cribbs Causeway and Aztec West. Some services extend to the villages.  There is also a local town bus. Bus timetables are posted at the bus stops and also available at the Town Hall.

 

Tourist Information
Tourist Information Centre, Town Hall, 67 High Street, Thornbury. Tel No: 01454 281638

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Thornbury Town Council
Town Hall, 67 High Street, Thornbury. Tel No 01454 412103

 

Library
St Marys Street, Thornbury, Tel No: 01454 865655

 

Citizens Advice Bureau
Town Hall, 67 High Street, Thornbury, Bristol. Tel No: 0844 8269688

 

Post Office

Located within Co-Op, High Street, Thornbury.

 

Doctors
Thornbury Health Centre, Eastland Rd, Thornbury. Tel No: 01454 412599
The Surgery, St Mary's St, Thornbury, Tel No: 01454 413691
24 Hour Emergency. Tel No: 01454 281312

 

Dentists
Bank Cottage, 14 Castle St, Thornbury. Tel No: 01454 412053
High Street Surgery, 46 High Street, Thornbury. Tel No: 01454 412051

 

Hospitals
Southmead, Tel No: 0117 9505050

 

Veterinary Surgeons
The Coppins Veterinary Practice, Hope Manor Farm, Cutts Heath Rd, Milbury Heath
Tel No: Tel No: 01454 269339 (24 hr emergency service)
Rowe Veterinary Group. Tel No: 01454 415478 and 01453 843295

 

Secondary Schools
Castle School, Park Road, Thornbury. Tel: 01454 862100. www.castle.gloucs.sch.uk

 

Primary Schools
St Marys CE VA
 Primary. Church Road, Thornbury. BS35 1HJ Tel No: 01454 866760. www.stmarysthornbury.com
Gillingstool Primary, Gillingstool, Thornbury. BS35 2EG Tel No: 01454 866527. www.gillingstool.org.uk
Manorbrook Primary, Park Rd, Thornbury. BS35 1JW Tel No: 01454 867225. www.manorbrook.org.uk
The Crossways Schools , Knapp Road, Thornbury. BS35 2HQ  Tel No: 01454 867280. www.crosswaysschools.co.uk
Christ The King (Catholic School), Easton Hill, Thornbury. BS35 1AW   Tel No: 01454 866680. www.christthekingprimary.co.uk

 

Private Schools
Tockington Manor School, Tockington.Tel No: 01454 613229. www.tockingtonmanorschool.com

 

Special Schools
Sheiling School, Park Road, Thornbury.Tel No: 01454 412194 (an independent residential school for children with SEN)
New Siblands School, Easton Hill Road, Thornbury.Tel No: 01454 866754 (for children with SEN)

 

Nurseries
Little Acorns Nursery: ages 0-5 yrs. Gillingstool, Thornbury. BS35 2EG 01454 418788

Rainbow Teddies Preschool: ages 2.5 - 5 yrs, Manorbrook Primary School. 01454 867231

First Step Pre-school: ages 2.5 - 5 yrs, Crossways Infant School. 01454 867283

First Step Pre-school: ages 2.5 - 5 yrs, Christ the King Primary School. 01454 858580

Tockington Manor Nursery, Tockington. Tel No: 01454 613229

 

Sports & Leisure
Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury. Tel No: 01454 865777

 

Clubs & Organisations
There are numerous Clubs and Organisations within Thornbury and the surrounding villages. Please contact this office if you wish to obtain further information, or check on the Mythornbury website.

 

Churches
Christ The King Catholi Church, Castle Street, Thornbury
Methodist Church, High Street, Thornbury
St Mary's Parish Church, Castle Street, Thornbury
Thornbury Baptist Church, Gillingstool, Thornbury
St Pauls in The Hacket, Hackett Lane, Thornbury
United Reformed, Chapel Street, Thornbury
Jehovah Witness, Pullins Green, Thornbury.

 

Local Newspapers
The Gazette, published Thursday, Bristol Evening Post published daily (except Sunday). Western Daily Press, published daily, Bristol Observer, published weekly

 

Banks
Barclays Bank
Lloyds Bank
HSBC Bank
Nat West Bank

 

Building Societies
Cheltenham & Gloucester
Coventry

 

 

Almondsbury

Population approximately 4,700 (Incorporating Easter Compton)

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Schools
Almondsbury C of E Primary School. Tel No: 01454 612517. www.almondsburyprimary.co.uk

 

Church
St. Mary's, Sunday's Hill, Almondsbury.
Reverend P Rowe Tel No: 01454 613223. www.almondsburychurch.org.uk

 

Public Houses
Bowl Inn, Lower Almondsbury
The Swan, Almondsbury

 

Doctor
Drs Lockyer and Buckley, Sundays Hill, Almondsbury. Tel No 01454 613161

 

Dentists
Almondsbury Dental Surgery. Tel No: 01454 613800

 

Clubs & Social Amenities
There are various social groups and sports clubs.

 

Community Shop

 

 

Alveston
Population approximately 3,000

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council. www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Schools
St Helens C of E, Primary School, Greenhill Road, Alveston. Tel No: 01454 866530
www.sthelensprimaryalveston.org.uk
Marlwood Secondary School, Vattingstone Lane, Alveston. Tel No: 01454 862525
www.marlwood.com

 

Church
St Helens C of E, Gloucester Road, Alveston. Tel No: 01454 414810
Methodist Church, Greenhill, Alveston.

 

Public Houses
Cross Hands, Down Road

The Ship, Thornbury Road.

 

Shops & Amenities
There is a shopping parade containing various small shops including greengrocer and chemist and award winning butcher.

 

Clubs & Social Amenities
For the younger age group there are various youth clubs, cub/scouts and brownies/guides. There is an active football and cricket club and also various groups.

 

 

Aust
Population approximately 530 (including Littleton on Severn)

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council. www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Church
Aust Evangelical Church

C of E Aust

 

Public Houses
The Boars Head

 

General
Aust is ideal for access to the M4 and M48/Severn Bridge junction.

 

 

Berkeley
Population approximately 1200

 

Local Authority
Stroud District Council. Tel No: 01453 766321 www.stroud.gov.uk

 

Church
St Mary's, Berkeley

 

Shops & Amenities
There is a range of various shops including a small supermarket, greengrocers, bakers and antique shops.

 

Schools
Berkeley Primary School. Tel No: 01453 840254 www.berkeleyprimary.org.uk

Katherine Lady Berkeley, Kingswood, Wotton under Edge. Tel: 01453 842227. www.klbschool.org.uk

 

Hospital
Berkeley has its own cottage hospital with a minor injuries unit.

 

General
Berkeley offers many historical features including the imposing Berkeley Castle and Jenner museum.

 

 

Cromhall
Population approximately 1230

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Church
St Andrews, Cromhall.

 

Schools
St Andrews Primary, Cromhall. Tel No: 01454 294498  www.cromhall.com/cromhall/st-andrews-school

 

Community Shop
There is a community general store.

 

Public House
The Royal Oak

 

 

Easter Compton
Population incorporated with Almondsbury

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Church
Easter Compton Methodist, Compton Greenfield
All Saints Church

 

Public Houses
The Fox
The Plough

 

 

Falfield
Population approximately 760

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.   www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Church
St George, Falfield.

 

Public Houses
The Huntsman

 

Hotels  
The Gables

 

Shop and Post Office

 

General
Falfield has excellent access to the M5 at junction 14 and is within easy access to both

Gloucester, Cheltenham and Bristol.

 

 

Littleton Upon Severn
Population included in Aust

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Public House
The White Hart

 

General
Littleton is a small village outside of Thornbury that has excellent access to the M4/M48 at the Severn Bridge.

 

 

Oldbury On Severn
Population approximately 780

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Churches
St Arildas

 

Public Houses
The Anchor

 

School
Oldbury On Severn School. Tel: 01454 414297. www.oldburyonseverncevcprimary.s-gloucs.sch.uk

 

Community Shop
There is a general community store.

 

 

Olveston
Population approximately 2000 (Including Tockington & Old Down)

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Schools
Olveston Primary School. Telephone: 01454 613299 www.olvestonschool.co.uk

 

Church
St Mary's C of E
Methodist Chapel

 

Public Houses
The White Hart

 

Shops
Thriving local shops including butchers/fishmongers, bakers and general store with Post Office and Newsagents.

 

 

Pilning/Severn Beach
Population approximately 3600

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Schools
St Peters Primary School. Telephone: 01454 632439  www.stpetersprimary.co.uk

 

Public Houses
The Plough
Crosshands
The Severn Salmon

 

Shops
There are several shops and a post office.

 

 

Rockhampton
Population incorporated with Oldbury on Severn

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Churches
St Oswalds Church

 

General
Rockhampton has its own village hall and green where Rockhampton cricket club plays. Thornbury rugby club is just outside of the village. There is also an Equestrian Centre.

 

 

Rudgeway
Population incorporated in Alveston

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Public House
The Masons Arms

 

 

Stone & Lower Stone

Local Authority
Stroud District Council. Tel No: 01453 766321. www.stroud.gov.uk

 

Church
All Saints Church

 

Schools
Stone with Woodford C of E, Stone. Tel: 01454 260309
www.stone-with-woodford.gloucs.sch.uk

 

 

Tockington & Old Down
Population incorporated in Olveston

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Public House
The Swan, Tockington Green.
The Fox, Old Down

 

 

Tytherington
Population approx 660

 

Local Authority
South Gloucestershire Council.  www.southglos.gov.uk

 

Church
St James C of E

 

Public House
The Swan

 

Shops
There is a community general store and part time post office.