Ifold


Ifold

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Ifold
latitude= 51.06
longitude= -0.54
population = 2323
shire_district= Chichester
shire_county = West Sussex
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= Horsham
post_town= BILLINGSHURST
postcode_district = RH14
postcode_area= RH
dial_code= 01403
os_grid_reference=

Ifold is a village in West Sussex. It is the largest of the four parish settlements. Ifold as it is today, began in the same way as Durfold Wood where plots of land were sold originally to people who used them as holiday or weekend homes.

Ifold has a community centre, Kelsey Hall, built in 1978 and extended in the 1990s with the help of a lottery grant. The hall hosts a number of weekly activity groups and the Little Acorns nursery, as well as an annual Arts and crafts fair. In the past few years, the hall has also begun hosting film nights with CineMobile touring cinema.

There is also a Scout Association which has Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Brownies, Guides and Explorer Scouts. The scout hut serves Ifold and the surrounding villages. The scout association is run by qualified leaders who are trained in first aid and they run camps regulary.

Other Historical Information

The Ifold Esate was first divided into plots of land in the 1930s and until around 1953, there was no mains water supply.

Sport and Leisure Activities

*Ifold Indoor Bowls
*Ifold Table Tennis Club
*Ifold Gardening Club

Transportation

Ifold lies on the 44 bus route, and has three daily buses in the direction of Cranleigh, and three in the direction of Godalming and Guildford.


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