West Bridgford

West Bridgford is a town approximately two miles South of Nottingham on the River Trent with a population of over 45,000. It has four river crossings: Trent Bridge; Wilford Suspension Bridge; Wilford Toll Bridge and Lady Bay Bridge.

About West Bridgford

If you’re visiting the town or planning to move to West Bridgford you’ll find everything you need here on West Bridgford Wire.

 

Demographics

West Bridgford is a town in the borough of Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire about two miles South of the City of Nottingham. It is also the administrative centre for Nottinghamshire County Council. The town is bordered by the A6011 and the A52.

In the 2011 census West Bridgford’s population was 45,309

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Age Distribution

20% of the community is between the ages of 30-44

21.4% of the community is between the ages of 45-59

Median Age – 42 Mean Age – 41.2

Social Grade & Occupation Statistics

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 Immigration

United Kingdom – 93.5% of population – Rep. of Ireland 0.5% EU – 1.9% Non-EU 4.2%


Education

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Health

 

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Property Ownership & Rental

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Property Prices

2019

The majority of sales in West Bridgford during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £426,620. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £309,425, with flats fetching £168,178.

West Bridgford, with an overall average price of £335,895 was more expensive than nearby Gamston (£318,245) and Wilford (£259,426), but was cheaper than Edwalton (£437,876).

Overall sold prices in West Bridgford over the last year were 4% up on the previous year and 13% up on the 2016 level of £296,908.

 


History

There is a local history society here 

Rushcliffe Borough Councils Cabinet will discuss the potential to market the Lutterell Hall site


Sport

 

Of course Nottingham Forest FC reside in West Bridgford at The City Ground, Notts County are over the River Trent too.

Rugby, Tennis, Table-Tennis, Squash, Youth & Kids Football, Ladies’ Football, Hockey and Bowling are all represented. West Bridgford FC is our own football club.


 

Leisure 

Parks And Open Spaces – Rushcliffe Country Park is a wonderful open area with many facilities and lots of open walking space. It’s just two miles South of West Bridgford in the village of Ruddington.

Rushcliffe Country Park has received the accolade for the 12th year


Crime

Any reported crime is published on this site – however to put this into context Rushcliffe has one of the lowest crime rates in the UK. See these analyses.


 

Shopping 

West Bridgford has a number of small independent ‘high street’ retailers as well as National retailers. Lists are not exhaustive and will be added too…

Nationals

Boots, Specsavers, Iceland, Tesco Express (Compton Acres) Co-operative Food, Timpson, ASDA.

Amongst the independents are;

Central News – News and cards, tobacco, stationery

Inspirations – Gifts, stationery, cards, toys and games

Rainbows & Lemondrops – Homeware, gifts, jewellery

Daisy Daisy – Homeware, garden, cards and gifts

Estilo – Ladies’ fashion

Henry Brewer Gallery – Arts, cards and gifts, picture framing

Central Shoe Repairs – Key cutting, shoe repairs.

Nail Bars – Nail Beautique, Mystique Nail Bar, The Nail Bar, Pure Nail & Beauty

C.Brumpton – Butcher and sandwich shop next door

No8 The Deli – Delicatessen

Oliver Bonas

Waterstones

Post Offices

Melton Road Post Office

Inside Co-operative Food

Banks

TSB

NatWest

HSBC

Santander

Halifax

Barclays

Estate Agents

Frank Innes

Rex Gooding

Royston & Lund

Haart

Fine

FHP Living

Nottingham Building Society

William H Brown

Hairdressers

Mens – The Barber’s Lounge

Quarter Barbers

Warrens

Melton Road Barbers

White & Co

Ladies –

KH Hair

TopKnot

Beehive

Style Lounge

Individuals

Real Hair

Beauty

Glow (Tanning)

Anokhi

Avenue Beauty Clinic

Zest

Eden

Saks

Real Retreat

 

 

 


West Bridgford Eating Out

Nationals and independents are both present in a thriving local restaurant and cafe scene, often with pavement seating and mostly with night-time bars.

Alfresco Caffé – Coffee, lunches; in the park

Ala Turka – Turkish

The Botanist

Carluccio’s, Côte Brasserie, Pizza Express, Costa Coffee, Caffè Nero

Copper Café – English – bar by night

Côte – English/French

Cuzina – Greek

The Parlour – Tea room, café, cakes, cocktail bar by night

Gusto – Italian

escabeche – Tapas and café – bar

Portello Lounge – English restaurant – bar

Larwood & Voce – English restaurant – pub

Okende – artisan coffee

Stratford Haven – Trad. English pub and food

No 8 Deli – Coffee & cake/lunches

The Tall Frog – Sandwich bar

Tiffin Tea House – Trad. English tea/cake

Yumacha – Pan-asian brasserie/tapas

Yumichi – Japanese

Refinery – English

 

 

 


Local Groups

 

These include – Women’s Insitute and  Just Friends


 

West Bridgford Conservation

West Bridgford has ‘Friends of’ organisations for Rushcliffe Country Park, Bridgford Park, Sharphill Woods and The Green Line, Lutterell Hall and The Hook


 

West Bridgford Public Transport

West Bridgford is served by an extensive bus network with a service every few minutes.

 

 


 Local Government 

Rushcliffe Borough Council is the responsible body for the area.

Notts County Council are responsible for roads