NG2 (West Bridgford) area guide

West Bridgford
The NG2 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Abbey, Bridge, Colwick, Colwick Park, Compton Acres, Dales, Edwalton Village, Gamston, Lady Bay, Lutterell, Melton, Musters, Netherfield and Colwick, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Queens Drive Industrial Estate, Radford and Park, Sneinton, St Ann's, The Meadows, Trent Bridge, West Bridgford.
The first bridge was built in the area in 924. In 1086 the Doomsday survey shows the village of Bridgford under the manor of Clifton. In 1880 the Midland railway opened from Nottingham to Melton Mowbry, and in the same year the first plots of West Bridgford Estate were sold for housing development by John Chaworth Musters.
The majority of the properties in NG2 are detached and semi-detached homes with rear gardens and 3-4 bedrooms. The average house value in West Bridgford is around £190,000. The most expensive street to live on in the area is Dovedale Road where the average price of a home is £588,700. The low end sees houses valued around £60,000 on Houseman Garden.
Rushcliffe Arena, Fountain Ladies Health Studio, and Master Lec martial arts provide local residents with a variety of physical activities to keep them in shape. Other activities in the area include Gertrude Road Riding Stables, West Bridgford Equestrian Centre, and Elliott Durham swimming pool. Stratford Haven, Test Match, and Lord Nelson are some popular pubs in the area. Many shops are located along Bridgford Road, which is a major street that runs northeast from the River Trent to the southwest.