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Wolverton and Greenleys

Wolverton and Greenleys is a civil parish[2] with a Town Council in the borough of Milton Keynes, England. It is north-west of central Milton Keynes, and according to the 2011 census had a population of 12,492.[1] It includes Wolverton, Old Wolverton, Wolverton Mill, Greenleys and Stonebridge.[3]

Wolverton and Greenleys
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Old Wolverton railway works with Stephenson bridge, adjoins and crosses the Grand Union Canal
Wolverton and Greenleys is located in Milton Keynes
Wolverton and Greenleys
Wolverton and Greenleys
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Wolverton and Greenleys is located in Buckinghamshire
Wolverton and Greenleys
Wolverton and Greenleys
Wolverton and Greenleys shown within Buckinghamshire
Population12,492 [1]
OS grid referenceSP821414
Civil parish
  • Wolverton and Greenleys
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMILTON KEYNES
Postcode districtMK12
Dialling code01908
PoliceThames Valley
FireBuckinghamshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
52°03′45″N 0°48′58″W / 52.0624°N 0.8162°W / 52.0624; -0.8162Coordinates: 52°03′45″N 0°48′58″W / 52.0624°N 0.8162°W / 52.0624; -0.8162

The parish is bounded to the north by the River Great Ouse, to the east by the West Coast railway line, to the south by the Millers Way (H2) grid road, and to the west by the A5.

The parish was formed in 2001 as part of a general creation of parishes in the unparished part of Milton Keynes.

At its southeast corner, it contains the Milton Keynes Museum which includes the Stacey Hill collection of rural life and many memorabilia of the nearby Wolverton railway works.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Wolverton and Greenleys Parish (1170221303)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  2. ^ Parishes in Milton Keynes Archived 2009-06-08 at the Wayback Machine. - Milton Keynes Council.
  3. ^ Wolverton & Greenleys Town Council, Wolverton Online.