Yaxley, Cambridgeshire

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Yaxley
Yaxley is located in Cambridgeshire
Yaxley

 Yaxley shown within Cambridgeshire
Population7,413 
OS grid referenceTL185925
DistrictHuntingdonshire
Shire countyCambridgeshire
RegionEast
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPeterborough
Postcode districtPE7
Dialling code01733
PoliceCambridgeshire
FireCambridgeshire
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Cambridgeshire
 
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Coordinates: 52°31′N 0°16′W / 52.52°N 0.26°W / 52.52; -0.26

Yaxley
Yaxley is located in Cambridgeshire
Yaxley

 Yaxley shown within Cambridgeshire
Population7,413 
OS grid referenceTL185925
DistrictHuntingdonshire
Shire countyCambridgeshire
RegionEast
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPeterborough
Postcode districtPE7
Dialling code01733
PoliceCambridgeshire
FireCambridgeshire
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Cambridgeshire

Yaxley is a village in the county of Cambridgeshire, England. Historically in Huntingdonshire, it is due south of the city of Peterborough, and is skirted to its west by the A15 road. The village is located near the Hampton township, and is approximately three miles north-east of junction 16 of the A1(M) at Norman Cross.

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Sport and leisure

Yaxley has a Non-League football club Yaxley F.C., which play at Leading Drove.

Yaxley Cycleway

Cambridgeshire County Council has proposed a cycleway to be built in Yaxley, as per its 1999 Transport Plan.[1] The scheme's original development will be contained within Yaxley, though it is planned to expand it in two phases following the completion of the Yaxley section; phase 2 will run along Broadway to Farcet, phase 3 will run from where Daimler Avenue meets Broadway to the A15.[2]


Famous residents

Warwick Davis (Actor - appeared in Willow, Star Wars and Harry Potter)

Actor Warwick Davis

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ "Yaxley to Farcet". http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/transport/projects/huntingdonshire/Yaxley/. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Yaxley Map". http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/8D0957CE-9FE5-42A6-9653-3DDCE4BB2A2E/0/YaxleyMap.pdf. Retrieved 2009-11-09.