Situated approximately three miles south of Gloucester’s city centre, along the scenic left bank of the River Severn and canals, Quedgeley is a popular suburb that is ideal for commuters and families, which blends into its neighbouring suburb and farmland, Hardwicke.
This vibrant neighbourhood offers an array of amenities, including excellent schools, shopping centres, sports facilities and historical landmarks.
A RANGE OF SCHOOLS
Families looking for quality education can find several reputable schools in Quedgeley. These schools include Meadowside Primary School, Fieldcourt Infant/Junior School, Beechwood Green School, and Severn Vale School.
The Orchard Centre at Olympus Park is a go-to destination for those who love food and coffee. This centre boasts a range of independent shops, such as The Orchard Deli, Chewy’s Hair and Beauty, and The Roastery Coffee House. Just a little further into Quedgeley you’ll find Lous Barbershop, where you could bump into members of the Robinson David team!
Additionally, Quedgeley District Centre is home to many High Street brands, including Boots, Matalan, Home Bargains, and B&M. For those who need to grab essentials, Quedgeley boasts a selection of supermarkets, including a large Tesco store, an Aldi, a Lidl, and an ASDA.
INDOORS & OUTDOORS
Waterwells Sports Centre offers something for everyone, including the area’s local football team, Quedgeley Wanderers FC. Established in 1994, the club now has over 400 members across 23 competitive teams of all ages, genders, and abilities, the club is one of the most active sports clubs in Quedgeley.
Additionally, Quedgeley and Hardwicke Cricket Club (QHCC) is a long-established club located at a purpose-built sports facility on Kingsway Playing Field and has members at both adult and junior levels.
INDOORS & OUTDOORS
For those looking to engage in some leisure activities, Kingsway Sports Pavilion offers a free 5 km Parkrun every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. This activity attracts runners of all ages and abilities.
Quedgeley offers three great gyms: Bodyflex, for those who would like to join a family-run gym with a close knit community, Glevum Fitness, for those who enjoy results through encouragement with goal setting and group training, and PureGym, for those gym goers who feel the urge to release energy and different times of the day or night, as well as those who travel often, needing access to gyms across the country.
If rowing is more your style, Gloucester Rowing Club is one of the oldest established rowing clubs in Great Britain and is now based on the Sharpness-Gloucester canal, boasting one fo the country’s longest stretched of unlocked water. Over the years, the club has seen significant success locally and nationally, with numerous National Squad members beginning their rowing careers at Gloucester.
A LITTLE BIT OF
HISTORY IN QUEDGELEY
Quedgeley is home to many historical landmarks, including St. James Church, which dates back to the 12th Century. The church remains active in the local community and this Grade II listed building can be found on School Lane and is an architectural marvel that is worth visiting.
Located within easy reach of the M5 Junction 12, Quedgeley is situated approximately 3 miles from the centre of Gloucester and just a short drive from Gloucester railway station, where there are regular services to London, Bristol, Birmingham, and Cardiff.
With its vibrant community, excellent amenities, and historical landmarks, Quedgeley is the perfect place to call home. Whether you’re a commuter or a family, this neighbourhood offers everything you need to enjoy a comfortable and fulfilling life.