Chesterton, Cambridge

Chesterton, Cambridge
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Chesterton is a suburb in the northeast corner of Cambridge, England.

It is also the name of two electoral wards (West Chesterton and East Chesterton) in the city. These are roughly the same as the area normally called Chesterton: specifically the land north of the River Cam, east of Castle Hill and south of the Arbury and King's Hedges estates.

A large council estate makes up part of the East Chesterton area.

A local board of health (urban sanitary district) was formed for Chesterton in 1880, becoming Chesterton urban district under the Local Government Act 1894. This was abolished in 1912, with the urban area becoming part of the municipal borough of Cambridge, and the larger but less populous rural part forming part of the Milton parish.

Buses run seven times an hour to Cambridge city centre and six times an hour to each of Milton and Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Milton Road (the A1309 and A1134) is the major arterial road through Chesterton, linking the centre of Cambridge to the southwest with the A14 road to the northeast.

See also

Coordinates: 52°13′06.62″N 000°08′29.20″E / 52.2185056°N 0.141444°E / 52.2185056; 0.141444 (Chesterton)

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