Broadheath (Worcestershire)

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Edward Elgar's birthplace in Broadheath
Population1,713 (2001 Census)
OS grid referenceSO8156
Civil parish
  • Lower Broadheath
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtWR2
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
  • West Worcestershire
List of places

Broadheath with Lower Broadheath is a civil parish officially known as Lower Broadheath, in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,713. The parish also includes Upper Broadheath, which is about 3 miles north-west of Worcester.

There are many housing estates in the village.

The village has a village hall, church, post office and shop, a village green with a football pitch, running track and many children's play areas. There is a large village common. There is also a primary school (Broadheath C.E. Primary School). The school has about 150 children, from the age of four up to eleven. There are also three pubs in the village.

Broadheath is the birthplace of the English composer Edward Elgar.

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