Bretton, Peterborough facts for kids
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Bretton is a residential area and civil parish in the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in the United Kingdom. Bretton has been designed as a green environment; the major roads are tree-lined and there are several large parks and playing fields. It consists of two main areas; North Bretton and South Bretton, these are divided by Bretton Centre. Bretton Centre's main building is The Cresset multi-purpose venue, holding a large stage and seating, shops, a church, children's entertainment and places to eat.
At the time of the 2001 census, Bretton parish had a population of 12,689 people – 6,160 males and 6,529 females living in 5,191 households.
Bretton is home to The Cresset, a theatre which also contains other leisure facilities, a library, a church and shops.
Bretton also holds one of the biggest fireworks displays in peterborough, held at the peterborough rugby lions club every year in November.
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