- Henleaze, Bristol
infobox UK place
country = England
static_image_caption= Boundaries of the city council ward.
population = 10,506 [cite web | title=Henleaze | work=2001 Census Ward Information Sheet | url=http://www.bristol.gov.uk/WardFinder/pdfs/henleaze-wis.pdf | accessdate=2007-02-21]
region= South West England
constituency_westminster= Bristol North West (although currently represented by the Bristol West MP)
postcode_district = BS
Henleaze is a northern suburb of the city of
Bristolin the South West of England.
It is in the Bristol West constituency, and the MP for the area is Stephen Williams, a Liberal Democrat. At the next General election Henleaze will be moved to the changed Bristol North West constituency. There are two seats on Bristol City Council for Henleaze ward (which includes both Golden Hill and Westbury Park), held by Dennis Brown and Clare Campion-Smith, both Liberal Democrats.
Henleaze is one of the most affluent areas of the city. Among the thirty-five wards into which Bristol is divided, it had the fifth lowest proportion of people in routine and semi-routine occupations, according to the 2001 census, and the fifth highest proportion with
Henleaze Lake, a flooded former quarry on the northern edge of Henleaze near
Southmeadand Westbury on Trym, has been the home of Henleaze Swimming Club since 1919.
Henleaze also features newsagents, bakeries, supermarkets and charity-shops, as well as a
libraryand the Orpheus cinema, which is run by 'King' Harold and Reeltime Cinemas. Henleaze Old Boys Cricket Club was formed in 2005 and play at the neighbouring Golden Hill Cricket ground. The membership of the club is primarily former Henleaze Junior School pupils.
Henleaze parish church, St Peter's, was designed and built in 1926 by A. V. Gough. Trinity United Reformed Church was built in 1906 and designed by Frank Wills, who designed many Bristol churches.
* [http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/Maps/OS62htm/0310.htm Map of Henleaze circa 1900]
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