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Batheaston Think Tank

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Batheaston Bridge - Officially Open

Click here to see update on main website page

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Batheaston Bulletin - July 2014

Now available online - Click here to download

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Grazing on Bannerdown Common

All being well, the cows will be removed on Weds 16th July and the signs taken down

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Batheaston Public Toilets

Will be closed from Sat 12th July ..

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Placemaking Plan - Housing Development Boundaries

Batheaston Parish Council have been invited to take part in a "Review of Housing Development Boundaries"

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What’s On

Thu 24th July - Consultation Event - Batheaston Church Hall Redevelopment

4:30 - 8:30 - Church Hall, School Lane

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Bath Running Festival - Help wanted

Sun 27th July - Marshals wanted for the Batheaston section of the race ..

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Encore Northenders - I Love You Because

10th - 13th Sept ... Tickets on sale from 5th July (01225 859023) 

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Batheaston Welcome

Welcome to the rural Village of Batheaston (rated R1) situated just 3 miles from Bath City centre. The village is surrounded on the West, North and East by the Green Belt and Area of Outstanding Beauty (ANOB), and on the south by the River Avon and the Green Belt.

The 2009 electoral Roll shows that there are 1097 residences with 2116 electors plus some 500 children under 18 years of age.

The coach road - the A4 - from Bristol, through Bath, to London used to run through the village - following the river line - until a Bypass was opened in 1997, costing some £75 millions.

The Parish of Batheaston traces its roots back to before the Domesday Book and has many listed buildings and a Conservation Area.

Within the Parish of Batheaston lies the 3 hills of Solsbury, Charmydown and Bannnerdown Common. Bath has “assumed” these 3 hills so that it can claim to have 7 hills - just like Rome, but they ‘belong’ to Batheaston.

There are some 21 kms. of Footpaths throughout the Parish, much loved by ramblers and visitors.

In the following pages you will find all the latest information from the Batheaton Parish Council and details of the many local organisations.

Map

Access

3 miles from Bath City Centre down A4

12 miles from Chippenham down A4

13 miles from Junction 18 on M4 down A46

5 miles from GWR main line railway in Bath

30 miles from Bristol International Airport at Lulsgate

 

Transport Authority (formerly part of Somerset

Trains – GWR etc from Bath Railway Station

Local buses to Bath:

First Bus   No 13   – every 20 minutes

Faresaver   No 228   – every 2 hours

First Bus   No 231  – every 30 minutes

Faresaver   No X31  – every 30 minutes

Faresaver   No X72   – every hour

Authority (formerly part of Somerset

Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES)
Headquartered in Keynsham/Bath
Tel 01225 477000

B&NES Population

Bath City = 80,000 residents

49 Rural Villages = 80,000 residents

 

Last Updated:14th July 2014