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New Waltham

New Waltham

Humberston Avenue looking towards New Waltham
New Waltham is located in Lincolnshire
New Waltham
New Waltham
 New Waltham shown within Lincolnshire
Population 5,214 (2011)
OS grid reference
   – London 140 mi (230 km)  S
District North East Lincolnshire
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DN36
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Cleethorpes
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

New Waltham is a village and civil parish in North East Lincolnshire, England. It is situated just south of Grimsby and Cleethorpes, close to the A16 (Louth Road), and between the villages of Waltham and Humberston.

The origins of the village stem from the creation of the East Lincolnshire Railway in 1848, which had a station built here to serve the neighbouring villages. Waltham Humberston Station had a station house and three station cottages. New housing gradually developed around the station site, with a large building phase taking place throughout the 1950's. Previously part of Waltham parish, the parish of New Waltham was created in 1961. Village population at the 2001 census was 4,557,[1] increasing to 5,214 at the 2011 census.[2]

The main road is Station Road (or the B1219 Humberston Avenue), named after the former station on the East Lincolnshire railway from Grimsby to Louth which ran through the village. The B1219 and A16 meet at Toll Bar Roundabout. The boundary of North East Lincolnshire and East Lindsey is at the southern part of the village, near Enfield Primary School, and the Lincolnshire village of Holton le Clay is less than 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south.

The village has three schools: Enfield Primary School, New Waltham Primary School and the secondary school, Tollbar Academy, which is the largest in the region and between the village and Waltham.

Government

North East Lincolnshire Council has two council wards within New Waltham.

Humberston and New Waltham Ward:

  • Cllr John Colebrook (C)
  • Cllr John S Fenty (C)
  • Cllr Steve Norton (C)

Wolds Ward:

  • Cllr Melanie Dickerson (C)
  • Cllr Peter M Mills (C)

KEY: (C) = Conservative Party (I) = Independent (L) = Labour Party (LD) = Liberal Democrat Party

References

  1. ^ Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : North East LincolnshireOffice for National Statistics : Retrieved 2009-09-18
  2. ^

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Enfield Primary School
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