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Havant (pronounced /ˈhævnt/) is a town in south east Hampshire on the South coast of England, between Portsmouth and Chichester. Wildlife Hampshire has wildlife typical of the island of Great Britain 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 Havant Borough Council The Borough Council is Conservative controlled 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 Wildlife Hampshire has wildlife typical of the island of Great Britain 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 South East 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, also known as the Portsmouth postcode area, is a group of postal districts around Bembridge, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cowes 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. Hampshire Constabulary is the Home Office Police force responsible for policing Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in southern England The fire service in the United Kingdom operates under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is the Statutory fire and rescue service for the area of Hampshire, on the south Coast of England The South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS Ambulance services in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, South East 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 Havant is a Borough 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 settlements in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan Wildlife Hampshire has wildlife typical of the island of Great Britain 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 History See also History of Portsmouth There have been settlements in the area since before Roman times mostly being offshoots of Portchester, which Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, England. It has a long history as a settlement its Roman past and its subsequent importance It gives its name to the borough comprising the town and the surrounding area. Havant Borough Council The Borough Council is Conservative controlled
It has good railway connections to London, Portsmouth and Brighton, being served by Havant railway station. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. History See also History of Portsmouth There have been settlements in the area since before Roman times mostly being offshoots of Portchester, which Brighton ( is a town on the south coast of England and with its neighbour Hove, forms the city of Brighton and Hove. Havant railway station is a railway station near Portsmouth. It is located on the Portsmouth Direct Line which runs between London ( The A27 road runs past its Southern side, beyond which lies Langstone, and then Hayling Island. The A27 is a major Road in England. It runs from its junction with the A36 at Whiteparish (near Salisbury) in the county of Langstone is a Village near Havant, Hampshire in the south east of England, between Portsmouth and Chichester. Hayling Island is an Island off the south coast of England, in the borough of Havant in the county of Hampshire. To the north lies Leigh Park, a large council estate suburb which lies within Havant's boundaries, and beyond that Staunton Country Park. Leigh Park is a large Suburb (population 27500 of Havant, in Hampshire, England. South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. Staunton Country Park is a listed Regency landscaped parkland and forest encompassing approximately 1000 Acres To the east is Emsworth, another small town, whilst to the west lies Bedhampton and Portsdown Hill. Emsworth is a small Town in England, situated on the south coast on the Hampshire side of the border between Hampshire and West Sussex. Portsdown Hill is a long Chalk hill in Hampshire, England, offering good views over Portsmouth, The Solent, Hayling Island The A3(M) motorway passes to the west. The A3, known as the Portsmouth Road for much of its length is a Trunk road in Southern England, connecting London to Portsmouth Motorway is a term for both a type of Road and a classification or designation The old centre of the town dates from Roman times, but the town has grown a lot since World War II, currently forming a conurbation with Langstone, Bedhampton, Leigh Park, Denvilles and Warblington. Roman Britain refers to those parts of the island of Great Britain controlled by the Roman Empire between AD 43 and 410 A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including A conurbation is an Urban area or Agglomeration comprising a number of Cities, large Towns and larger urban areas that through Population Langstone is a Village near Havant, Hampshire in the south east of England, between Portsmouth and Chichester. Leigh Park is a large Suburb (population 27500 of Havant, in Hampshire, England. Denvilles is a locality within Havant to the north of Warblington railway station. Warblington, historically part of the Hundred of Bosmere, is a suburb of Havant, a town in Hampshire, England, a country of the United Kingdom
The old centre of the town is on a classic crossroad configuration, with the four streets being named North Street, East Street, South Street and West Street, and St Faith's church at the crossing. At least one axis (and evidence suggests both) is a known Roman road.
There are several natural springs in the area, including one a short distance South-west of the church on West Street at the end of Homewell. This used to be the home of the premier parchment making facility in Southern England which later became a glove making factory and leather processing plant.
The main shopping centre is called Meridian Shopping (formerly known as The Meridian Centre), as well as a pedestrianised section of West Street. Meridian Shopping (formerly and more commonly known as The Meridian Centre) is a shopping centre in Havant, Hampshire, England. The old town hall now houses Havant Arts Centre. Havant Arts Centre is an Arts centre in Havant, Hampshire, England. Havant is home to the local community radio station, Angel Radio which specialises in music and memories of the pre-60s era.
Much of Havant was destroyed by fire in 1760, leaving only the church and the adjacent late 16th or early 17th century cottages. Year 1760 ( MDCCLX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap As a means of recording the passage of Time, the 17th Century was that Century which lasted from 1601 - 1700 in the Gregorian calendar The cottages are now known collectively as "The Old House at Home", and are now used as a pub. In modern usage a cottage is a dwelling typically in a rural or semi-rural location (although there are cottage-style dwellings in cities It is claimed that the two main beams in the lounge bar were recovered from the Spanish Armada, and that the "Bear Post" within once had the last dancing bear in England tethered to it. The Spanish Armada ( Spanish: Grande y Felicísima Armada, "Great and Most Fortunate Navy" or Armada Invencible, "Invincible 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 The oldest undisturbed part of St Faiths church date from the early 13th century; some of the foundations however are believed to date from Roman times. The Roman Empire was the post-Republican phase of the ancient Roman civilization, characterised by an autocratic form of government and large territorial
Havant also has one of the more favoured colleges within the Portsmouth district, Havant College, located just to the north of the town centre (until the mid 1970s Havant County Grammar School). History See also History of Portsmouth There have been settlements in the area since before Roman times mostly being offshoots of Portchester, which The College Havant College is a Sixth form college situated in Havant, Hampshire. This success is partly due to the transport connections Havant has, including bus, train and roads, allowing students to commute from nearby towns. The college performs consistently well at AS/A-level with an impressive pass mark of over 99%, which encourages this, especially since several nearby areas either lack a state sector sixth form (e. g. Petersfield, or the local college significantly underperforms by comparison (e. Petersfield can refer to any of the following places Petersfield Hampshire, a market town in England The Petersfield School g. Fareham).
The town's senior non-league football side are Havant & Waterlooville F.C., On January 16, 2008 they reached the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history, beating Swansea City 4-2 in a third-round replay, setting up a 4th round match against Liverpool at Anfield, which they went on to lose 5-2, scoring twice in the first half. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Havant & Waterlooville Football Club are an English Association football team based at West Leigh Park in Havant, Hampshire. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after Swansea City AFC ( Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Abertawe) is a Welsh football team playing in the Coca Cola Championship from Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. Anfield is an all-seater Association football Stadium in the district of Anfield, in Liverpool, England The town is represented by Havant RFC for rugby and Havant HC are three times winners of the National Hockey League (England). Havant RFC is an English Rugby union club playing (in 2007 in National Division Three South. Havant Hockey Club is a hockey club based in Havant, Hampshire, England. The latter contributed several players to the British Olympic gold medal winning side of 1988. Havant Hockey Club also contributed two players to the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. The 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia between 15 March and 26 March 2006 Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 The astroturf was provided by the National Lottery Fund. The National Lottery is the largest Lottery in the United Kingdom.