- Bretton, Peterborough
Bretton shown within Cambridgeshire
Population 12,689 OS grid reference District Peterborough Shire county Cambridgeshire Region East Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town Peterborough Postcode district PE3 Dialling code 01733 Police Cambridgeshire Fire Cambridgeshire Ambulance East of England EU Parliament East of England List of places: UK • England • Cambridgeshire
Bretton is a residential area and civil parish in the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Bretton has been designed as a green environment; the major roads are tree-lined and there are several large parks and playing fields.
Peterborough was designated a New Town in 1967 and Bretton was created as the city's first township; its construction began in 1970.
Bretton is represented on Peterborough City Council by three councillors for the North Bretton ward and one for the South Bretton ward. Bretton is part of the constituency of Peterborough, represented at the House of Commons by Stewart Jackson.
Industry and commerce
Bretton is home to The Cresset, a theatre which also contains other leisure facilities, a library, a church and shops.
- ^ Peterborough City Council: Your Councillors by Ward. Retrieved 22 December 2009
- ^ Find Your MP. Retrieved 22 December 2009
- ^ Office for National Statistics: Bretton CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 22 December 2009
- ^ The Cresset. Retrieved 20 December 2009
- ^ Planet Ice: Peterborough Arena. Retrieved 20 December 2009
The City of Peterborough Settlements
Ailsworth · Bainton · Barnack · Borough Fen · Bretton · Castor · Deeping Gate · Dogsthorpe · Eastfield · Eastgate · Etton · Eye · Eye Green · Fengate · Fletton · Glinton · Gunthorpe · The Hamptons · Helpston · Longthorpe · Marholm · Maxey · Millfield · Netherton · Newark · Newborough · New England · Northborough · The Ortons · Parnwell · Paston · Peakirk · Ravensthorpe · Southorpe · Stanground · St Martin's Without · Sutton · Thorney · Thornhaugh · Ufford · Upton · Walton · Wansford · Werrington · West Town · Westwood · Wittering · Woodston · Wothorpe
Places of interest Establishments
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