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Tel code: 02380 | code search
Postcode: SO53 | code search
Population: 6400
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Chandlers Ford lies 7 miles south west of Winchester and 5 miles north east of Southampton. The area was once covered in woodland, heathland and water meadows, criss-crossed by many rivers and streams that drain into the Solent. As the woodlands were cleared farms developed joined by trackways, including an old Roman road which connected Winchester with Nursling (north of Southampton), that crossed these streams by fords, hence the last part of the town`s name; who Chandler was is still a mystery. The old Winchester road has now been superseded by the M3 which runs a little to the east. During the 16th century two large estates emerged to work the land, the Manor of North Stoneham and Hursley Park Estate, each building workers cottages so gradually building the communities which became Chandlers Ford. The village`s location, roughly halfway between Southampton and Winchester, made it an ideal place to live, away from the city strife, and was a regular stopping point for stagecoaches. The village continued to grow and in 1897 became an independent Parish with a population of about 1000. By the 1930`s it had swollen to over 3000 and in 1932 Chandlers Ford joined Eastleigh & Bishopstoke Urban District. Chandlers Ford consists of several distinct areas each with it`s own character and is now a conurbation of some 20000 people.

Attraction

The Race Centre

Budget

Premier Inn Southampton Eastleigh *book online*

Care Home

Challoner House

Dentist

NHS Dental Practice

Doctor

The Fryern Surgery

Pub and Bar

Cleveland Bay
Halfway Inn
King Rufus
Little Landlord Co Ltd

Restaurant

Cleveland Bay
Halfway Inn
King Rufus
Sunrise Balti & Tandoori
Thai Cottage

School

Chandlers Ford Infant School
Thornden Secondary School

Solicitor

M L Law

Taxi

J C Taxis

Venue

Princess Caroline

Sports Clubs

Eastleigh Ladies (Women's Hockey)

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Shops

A P Butchers
Charles Baynam Ltd
Matt's Bakery
Stairway Bakery
Pauls Patisserie
Acacia Gifts & Jewellery
Wild Bunch Florists
The Flower Shop
Falkland Pharmacy
Park Pharmacy
Leightons Opticians
Pets Deli
Bay Leaves Larder
Southern Jewellers
Victoria Goldsmiths

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Premier Inn Southampton Eastleigh (1.14 miles)

Ideally positioned within easy reach of the M3. For shops and local amenities Eastleigh town centre is only 1 mile away and it's just a 20 minute drive to Southampton. Conveniently located for Eastleigh train ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Southampton - Eastleigh (1.36 miles)

Holiday Inn Southampton - Eastleigh

The Holiday Inn Southampton-Eastleigh is located between Southampton and Winchester in the heart of Hampshire, with easy access to the M3 and M27 and ample complimentary car parking. The hotel is conveniently located in close ... More | visit website

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Chilworth Manor (1.86 miles)

Chilworth Manor

An Edwardian Manor House set in 12 acres of landscaped grounds, Chilworth Manor is renowned as one of the best local venues for weddings and social events as well as conferencing. There are 11 meeting ... More | visit website

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Ellington Lodge Hotel (1.94 miles)

Ellington Lodge Hotel

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Ellington Lodge Hotel is situated 2 minutes from Southampton International Airport in a quiet woodland setting near Lakeside Country Park and ideally placed whether your stay is for business or ... More

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Travelodge Southampton Eastleigh (1.95 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Southampton Airport (2.68 miles)

An ideal airport location, this Premier Inn is next to Southampton International Airport and Southampton Parkway train station. Within easy reach of the M27, this hotel is well situated for both business and leisure guests. Our ... More | visit website
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Town or Country - Bassett Avenue (2.74 miles)

Bassett Avenue is set in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Southampton's city centre. We have nine apartments in this block and an allocated car park to the front and rear of the ... More | visit website
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The Dairy at Packridge Farm (2.75 miles)

The Dairy at Packridge Farm
Packridge Farm is a 16th Century Farmhouse which stands in 10 acres of gardens and paddocks and is ideally located just off the M27 between Southampton and Romsey. ... More | visit website
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The Kings Head (3.11 miles)

The Kings Head
We offer a warm welcome and traditional rural hospitality to rival all other inns and hotels in Winchester. The Kings Head was built during the heyday of the coaching era in 1810 and ... More | visit website
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Days Inn Southampton (3.21 miles)

Days Inn Southampton
Days Inn have 14 great locations across the UK, our Southampton hotel is ideally situated to be perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if you’re stuck. The Days Inn hotel in ... More | visit website

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