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Cinderhill is an area in the City of Nottingham. It is located roughly 3.1 miles (5.0 km) from the City Centre, and surrounding areas include Bulwell to the north, Aspley and Broxtowe to the south, Basford to the east and Nuthall to the west.

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The Quarry Holes Nature Reserve
Cinderhill is located in Nottinghamshire
Location within Nottinghamshire
Population2,959 [1]
OS grid referenceSK 53421 43435
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtNG6 / NG8
Dialling code0115
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°59′07″N 1°12′15″W / 52.98528°N 1.20417°W / 52.98528; -1.20417Coordinates: 52°59′07″N 1°12′15″W / 52.98528°N 1.20417°W / 52.98528; -1.20417

Cinderhill lies within two city wards; the northern part of Cinderhill lies within the Basford ward, which includes the Phoenix Park branch as well as many facilities. The southern part lies within the Aspley ward, which mainly consists of council housing that was constructed in the 1930s, and is widely known by the locals as the Bell's Lane Estate. According to the 2001 Census, the estate had a population of 2,959[2].



Many of Cinderhill's facilities are located on Nuthall Road. Facilities include a gym, an Iceland store, as well as a KFC and a Tesco Express store with a petrol station included.

Other facilities include the Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School located off Amesbury Circus, a One Stop convenience store, a Fish Bar and a take away located off Bell's Lane, and the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel off Nuthall and Cinderhill Road.


According to the 2001 Census, the estate had a population of 2,959, and a majority of the population are aged 25-44, who make up 29.9% of the estate's population.

The census also shows that 88.4% of the population is White British, as well as 0.9% being White Irish and 1.7% being classed as Other White. 3.0% of the population is Mixed Race, 2.5% is Asian or Asian British and 2.8% is Black or Black British. 0.3% of the population is Chinese and other ethnic groups make up 0.2% of the estate's population[3].


The 2001 Census shows that 54.3% of the population are Christian and Atheists make up 30.8% of the estate's population. 2.2% of the population are Muslim, 0.5% are Hindu and 0.2% are Sikh. Buddhism and Judaism each score 0.1%, other religions make up 0.5% of the estate's population and 11.3% of the population did not state their religion[4].


Between 1841 and 1986, Cinderhill was the location of Babbington Colliery.[5][6]



The Cinderhill tram stop has a single platform as well as a single track, and has frequent services from Phoenix Park to Clifton South as part of NET's Line 2 service.

Preceding station     Nottingham Express Transit   Following station
Highbury Vale
towards Clifton South
  Line 2   Phoenix Park
Nottingham Express Transit

2: Clifton SouthCliftonWilford LaneRailway StationNottinghamThe ForestWilkinson StreetHighbury ValeCinderhillPhoenix Park[7]

Bus ServicesEdit

Nottingham City Transport

35: Nottingham → Derby Road → QMCUniversity ParkWollaton ValeBilboroughStrelleyCinderhillBulwell[8]

70: Nottingham → Sherwood Rise → BasfordCinderhill (Bagnall Road) → Bulwell → Bulwell Morrisons[9]

70B: Nottingham → Sherwood Rise → BasfordCinderhill (Bagnall Road) → Bulwell[10]

71: Nottingham → Sherwood Rise → BasfordCinderhillBulwell → Bulwell Morrisons[11]

71B: Nottingham → Sherwood Rise → BasfordCinderhillBulwell[12]

77C: Nottingham → Alfreton Road → Aspley LaneStrelleyCinderhill[13]

79: Nottingham → Alfreton Road → Nuthall Road → CinderhillBulwellRise ParkWarren HillBestwood ParkArnold[14]

79A: Nottingham → Alfreton Road → Nuthall Road → CinderhillBulwellRise ParkTop ValleyBestwood ParkArnold[15]

79B: Nottingham → Alfreton Road → Nuthall Road → CinderhillBulwell / Rise Park[16]

A1: Nottingham → Alfreton Road → Aspley LaneStrelleyCinderhillWhitemoor[17]

N77: Nottingham → Alfreton Road → Aspley LaneStrelleyCinderhillWhitemoor[18]


rainbow one: NottinghamCinderhillNuthallKimberleyEastwoodHeanor / Ripley / Alfreton[19]

Nottingham Community Transport

L4: NottinghamRadford → Ainsley Estate → BeechdaleAspleyCinderhill[20]

Silverdale Tours

S34: Ainsley Estate → BeechdaleStrelleyBroxtoweAspleyCinderhillBulwell[21]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Bell's Lane Estate Community Census Profile 2001". Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Bell's Lane Estate Community Census Profile 2001". Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Bell's Lane Estate Community Census Profile 2001". Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Thoresby Colliery to close in July with loss of 600 jobs". Nottingham Post. 16 May 2015. Archived from the original on 13 October 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Pioneer owner North died at 57 in poverty". Nottingham Post. 21 August 2010. Archived from the original on 30 May 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Tram Timetable" (PDF).
  8. ^, Base,. "Service 35 on Orange Line".
  9. ^, Base,. "Service 70 on Yellow Line".
  10. ^, Base,. "Service 70B on Yellow Line".
  11. ^, Base,. "Service 71 on Yellow Line".
  12. ^, Base,. "Service 71B on Yellow Line".
  13. ^, Base,. "Service 77C on Turquoise Line".
  14. ^, Base,. "Service 79 on Turquoise Line".
  15. ^, Base,. "Service 79A on Turquoise Line".
  16. ^, Base,. "Service 79B on Turquoise Line".
  17. ^, Base,. "Service A1 on Grey Line".
  18. ^, Base,. "Service N77 on Turquoise Line".
  19. ^ "Rainbow One service ran by Trentbarton".
  20. ^ "Locallink L4 service ran by CT4N" (PDF).
  21. ^ "Shoplink S34 service ran by Silverdale Tours" (PDF).