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Gunthorpe is a residential area of the city of Peterborough in the United Kingdom. Since 2015 Gunthorpe has its own ward within Peterborough City Council that also encompasses parts of South Werrington.

Most primary school students attend Gunthorpe Primary School and Norwood Primary School. Secondary school pupils attend Queen Katherine Academy which is located on the former site of Walton Comprehensive School. Other students attend Ken Stimpsons Community School in new Werrington and the upcoming Manor Drive Academy which will open in 2022 as part of the Roman Fields development.

Development in Gunthorpe has been ongoing since the 1950s. The new Roman Fields development is in progress across the A15 and will include parks and a new academy. Development at the Roman Fields has been concurrent since 2006.

There has also been activity in the north of Paston which is now Gunthorpe Ridings- a medium development dating back to 1983 to 1988.

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