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Fletton
Fletton shown within Cambridgeshire
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
CambridgeshireCoordinates: 52°34′N 0°14′W / 52.56°N 0.24°W / 52.56; -0.24

Fletton is a residential area and electoral ward of the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in the United Kingdom. For parliamentary purposes it falls within North West Cambridgeshire constituency.

The area, which has given its name to Fletton Brick, is home to Football League One team Peterborough United F.C., who play at London Road Stadium.

Amenities

The parish church, situated on Fletton Avenue, is dedicated to Saint Margaret. Although in the Diocese of Ely, it has now been placed under the pastoral care of the Bishop of Peterborough, acting as Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Ely. The former Italian Catholic mission church of Saint Anthony (San Antonio) was run by the Scalabrini Fathers for many years. Fletton cemetery, also on Fletton Avenue, opened for burials in 1893.

Old Fletton County Primary School is located in the area; secondary pupils attend nearby Stanground Academy and Nene Park Academy in Orton Longueville.

158 (Royal Anglian) Transport Regiment (Volunteers), Royal Logistic Corps is headquartered at the Territorial Army centre on London Road.

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