Gorleston-on-Sea shown within Norfolk
|Population||5,882 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||GREAT YARMOUTH|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|European Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||Great Yarmouth|
|List of places: UK • England • Norfolk|
Gorleston-on-Sea is adjacent to the town of Great Yarmouth, in the English county of Norfolk. Norfolk (ˈnɔrfək is a low-lying county in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government History The borough was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the former County borough of Great Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of Subdivisions of England used for the purposes of Local government outside Greater London Norfolk (ˈnɔrfək is a low-lying county in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom. The region, also known as the government office region, is currently the highest tier of local government sub-national entity of England, with only one The East of England is one of the nine official Regions of England. Constituent country is a phrase used often by official institutions in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger entity or grouping England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland This list of sovereign states, alphabetically arranged gives an overview of States around the world with information on the extent of their Sovereignty. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system UK Postal codes are known as postcodes. UK postcodes are Alphanumeric. The NR postcode area, also known as the Norwich postcode area, is a group of postal districts covering much of Norfolk and parts of the adjacent county of Suffolk The UK Telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Telephone Numbering Plan, is the system used for assigning Telephone numbers in the United There are a number of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom. Norfolk Constabulary is the Home Office Police force which covers the county of Norfolk in England. The fire service in the United Kingdom operates under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service operates in the English county of Norfolk. The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS Ambulance services in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, East of England is a Constituency of the European Parliament. This is a list of the 646 constituencies currently represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as at the 2005 general election Great Yarmouth is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. A Gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's County, Unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates List of places --> List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places This is a list of cities towns and villages in the ceremonial and Shire county of Norfolk, England A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a Coastal Town in Norfolk, England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Norfolk (ˈnɔrfək is a low-lying county in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom. It is situated to the south and west side of the River Yare which separates it from Great Yarmouth. The River Yare is a River in the English county of Norfolk. In its lower reaches the river connects with the navigable waterways of The Broads Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a Coastal Town in Norfolk, England.
Gorleston's history predates that of Great Yarmouth, and being on the west bank of the river, it is historically in the county of Suffolk. Suffolk (ˈsʌfək is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in East Anglia, England. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book as being held by Earl Guert and having salt-pans for the production of salt. The Domesday Book (ˈduːmzdeɪ bʊk also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was the record of the great survey In the Middle Ages it had two manors, Gorleston manor and a small manor called Bacons. In 1511 it was united with the hamlet of Southtown, whose parish church of St Mary was demolished in 1548, the stone being used to build a pier. " Southtown " is the debut single of POD and Lead single from their Major label debut album The Fundamental Elements of Administratively, Southtown became part of Great Yarmouth in 1681, but it remained in the ecclesiastical parish of Gorleston.
As part of the Parliamentary Reform Act of 1832, the parish of Gorleston-on-Sea was included in Great Yarmouth for electoral purposes, and in 1835 became part of the municipal borough of Great Yarmouth, although remaining associated with the county of Suffolk until 1891. Municipal boroughs were a type of Local government which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974 in Northern Ireland from 1840 to Suffolk (ˈsʌfək is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in East Anglia, England. Since April 1, 1974, it has formed part of the urban area of Great Yarmouth, which is itself a portion of the larger current Borough of Great Yarmouth. Events 527 - Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. History The borough was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the former County borough of Great
Gorleston-on-Sea's main claim to fame is as the historic centre of the herring fishing industry with sailing drifters. Herring are small Oily fish of the genus Clupea found in the shallow temperate waters of the North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, the North It was a major seaside resort in Edwardian times.
It once had three railway stations on a line running from Great Yarmouth to Lowestoft: Gorleston North which closed in 1942, and Gorleston and Gorleston Links, both of which closed on 2nd May 1970 when the line itself ceased operating. Gorleston North railway station was a former station on the Norfolk and Suffolk Joint Railway connecting Great Yarmouth with Lowestoft. Gorleston-on-Sea railway station was a station in Gorleston-on-Sea in Norfolk. Gorleston Links was a railway station in Gorleston, England. It was located on an embankment to the north of Links Road and to the south west of the end of Hill
Gorleston-on-Sea remains a resort, and retains much of its Edwardian charm in the area around the beach. The beach regularly achieves Blue Flag status. A Blue Flag beach is a maritime or freshwater Recreational Beach that has met stringent quality standards during the whole of the previous bathing season The high street is currently home to a small number of British chains stores such as Peacocks, Iceland and Superdrug. Iceland is a Supermarket chain in the United Kingdom, partly owned by the Icelandic retailer conglomerate Baugur. Superdrug is the second largest health and beauty retail chain in the United Kingdom (behind Boots) and it is the sixth largest overall (behind There is also a library which was opened in 1977, replacing the previous 1904 building which was paid for by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. A library is a collection of information sources resources and services and the structure in which it is housed it is organized for use and maintained by a public body an institution It has recently been renovated and now includes a coffee shop and large children's section.
There are many education facilities in Gorleston including the East Norfolk Sixth Form College, Lynn Grove High School, Cliff Park High School and Oriel High School. East Norfolk Sixth Form is a Sixth Form College in Gorleston, Norfolk The college offers over 60 different courses including A levels Lynn Grove VA High School is a Voluntary Aided Comprehensive school with 888 children on roll of between 12 and 16 There is also a large golf club on Gorleston Cliffs to the south of the town.
A major health facility located in Gorleston-on-Sea is the James Paget Hospital, which provides a service for the whole area. Located at Gorleston, Norfolk, on the A12 road, the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 220000