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Gamston is a civil parish and a suburb of West Bridgfordmarker, in the Rushcliffemarker district of Nottinghamshiremarker, England. It is situated approximately south-east of Nottinghammarker and is part of the West Bridgford postcode of NG2marker.

The parish of Gamston comes under Holme Pierrepont and Gamston Parish Council. Gamston is also one of the wards of Rushcliffe Borough Council; the ward is larger than the parish and also contains the parish of Holme Pierrepontmarker and the village of Edwaltonmarker. It is one of the nine wards in West Bridgford. The ward elects two councillors ( , both Conservative); elections are every four years.

Most of the homes in Gamston were built since the 1970s as part of the expansion of West Bridgfordmarker.. The homes range from 2 bed bungalows and one bed terraces to 5 bedroomed family homes.

The border between Gamston and Edwaltonmarker exists at the junction of Beckside, Melton Gardens and Alford Road. The West Bridgford border however is somewhat harder to ascertain, as the villages have grown to the extent that they both merge into each other.

Pubs in the area include 'The Goose' and 'The Bridge'.

The centre of Gamston is based around Morrisons superstore, once Safeway; which now has a Chinese takeaway, vet surgery and pet store nearby next to the community hall.

Local secondary schools and colleges include Rushcliffe Schoolmarker, West Bridgford Comprehensivemarker and South Nottingham college.Local primary schools include Pierrepont Gamston, Edwalton Primary and Abbey Road Primary School.

In 2009, Gamston emerged as the proposed site for a 45,000 seat football stadium, to host games in the 2018 World Cup and Nottingham Forest football club. Previous suggested sites included nearby Holme Pierrepont.

Population:
  • 1801 - 97
  • 1851 - 124
  • 1901 - 96


Bus Services

Nottingham City Transport

  • 5: Nottingham - Trent Bridge - West Bridgford (Muster Road) - Gamston.
  • 5A: Nottingham - Trent Bridge - West Bridgford (Central Avenue) - Gamston.
  • 7: Nottingham - Trent Bridge - West Bridgford - Gamston.


Trent Barton

  • 22: Nottingham - Trent Bridge - West Bridgford - Gamston - Tollerton - Langar - Granby.


Nottingham County Council'

  • L2: Silverdale - Clifton - Ruddington - West Bridgford - Gamston.


Premiere Travel

  • S1: Clifton - ASDA - West Bridgford - Gamston.
  • S2: Bingham - Gamston - West Bridgford - ASDA.
  • S3: Keyworth - Tollerton - Gamston - West Bridgford - ASDA.
  • S4: Cropwell Bishop - Cotgrave - Gamston - West Bridgford - ASDA.


References

  • White's Directory of Nottinghamshire, 1853


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