Leamington Spa

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Royal Leamington Spa, commonly known as Leamington Spa or simply Leamington, is a spa town in Warwickshire, England.wikipedia
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Warwick

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Leamington is contiguous with the neighbouring towns of Warwick and Whitnash, which together form a continuous urban area, in 2011 the urban area had a population of 95,172.
It lies near the River Avon, 11 mi south of Coventry and just west of Leamington Spa and Whitnash.

Whitnash

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Leamington is contiguous with the neighbouring towns of Warwick and Whitnash, which together form a continuous urban area, in 2011 the urban area had a population of 95,172.
Whitnash is a small residential town and civil parish located south-east of, and contiguous with Leamington Spa and Warwick in Warwickshire, England.

Warwickshire

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Royal Leamington Spa, commonly known as Leamington Spa or simply Leamington, is a spa town in Warwickshire, England. Leamington Spa is a town and civil parish in the Warwick District, an administrative division of the county of Warwickshire.
The prosperous towns of central and western Warwickshire including Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Kenilworth, Alcester, Southam and Wellesbourne harbour light to medium industries, services and tourism as major employment sectors.

The Parade, Leamington Spa

the Parade
The town contains especially fine ensembles of Regency architecture, particularly in parts of the Parade, Clarendon Square and Lansdowne Circus.
The Parade is a 0.51 mile (0.825 kilometre) long street in the town of Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

Benjamin Satchwell

The spa waters had been known in Roman times, and the rediscovery in 1784 by William Abbotts and Benjamin Satchwell led to their commercialisation.
Benjamin Satchwell (3 January 1732 –1 December 1810 ) was one of the founding fathers of Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, England.

Leamington Spa Town Hall

Town Hall
Leamington became a popular spa resort attracting the wealthy and famous, and construction began of numerous Georgian townhouses to accommodate visitors, and a town hall was built in 1830.
Leamington Spa Town Hall is located in the settlement of the same name, Warwickshire, England.

Royal Pump Rooms

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In 1814, the Royal Pump Rooms and Baths were opened close to the River Leam.
The Royal Pump Rooms (signed Royal Pump Room and Baths) is a Grade II listed building on the Parade in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

William Abbotts

The spa waters had been known in Roman times, and the rediscovery in 1784 by William Abbotts and Benjamin Satchwell led to their commercialisation.
William Abbotts (1736 – 1 March 1805 ) was one of the founding fathers of Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, UK.

Royal Pump Room Gardens

adjacent gardens
While retaining its assembly rooms and medical facilities, around 1863 it was extended to include a Turkish bath and swimming pool, in 1875 the Royal Pump Room Gardens were opened to the public, and in 1890 a further swimming pool was added. Other parks are the Mill Gardens on the opposite bank of the river to Jephson Gardens, Victoria Park, the Royal Pump Room Gardens, The Dell and Newbold Comyn which includes the nature reserves Welches Meadow and Leam Valley.
The Royal Pump Room Gardens is a popular open space found in the centre of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, next to the Royal Pump Rooms and just north of the River Leam.

Jephson Gardens

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During the Second World War, Leamington was home to the Free Czechoslovak Army; a memorial in the Jephson Gardens commemorates the bravery of Czechoslovak parachutists from Warwickshire. Other parks are the Mill Gardens on the opposite bank of the river to Jephson Gardens, Victoria Park, the Royal Pump Room Gardens, The Dell and Newbold Comyn which includes the nature reserves Welches Meadow and Leam Valley.
The Jephson Gardens are formal gardens, together with a grassed park, in the town of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

Warwick District

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Leamington Spa is a town and civil parish in the Warwick District, an administrative division of the county of Warwickshire.
The district comprises the towns of Warwick itself, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and Whitnash, and also includes the surrounding rural areas.

River Leam

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It is named after the River Leam, which flows through the town.
The River Leam is a river which rises at Hellidon Hill in Northamptonshire then flows through rural Warwickshire, including the town of Leamington Spa.

List of place names with royal patronage in the United Kingdom

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With the spread of the town's popularity, and the granting of a 'Royal' prefix in 1838 by Queen Victoria, 'Leamington Priors' was renamed 'Royal Leamington Spa'.

Tennis

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Leamington is closely associated with the founding of lawn tennis.
In 1872, along with two local doctors, they founded the world's first tennis club on Avenue Road, Leamington Spa.

Coventry

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The economy of Leamington decreased towards the end of the 19th century following the decline in popularity of spa towns, and it became a popular place of residence for retired people and for members of the middle class who relocated from Coventry and Birmingham, and wealthy residents led to the development of Leamington as a popular place for shopping.
The protected West Midlands Green Belt, which surrounds the city on all sides, has prevented the expansion of the city into both the administrative county of Warwickshire and the metropolitan borough of Solihull (the Meriden Gap), and has helped to prevent the coalescence of the city with surrounding towns such as Kenilworth, Nuneaton, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Rugby and Balsall Common.

Warneford Hospital, Leamington Spa

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In 1832 the town's main hospital, Warneford Hospital, opened, named after philanthropist Samuel Wilson Warneford.
Warneford Hospital was an institution which served as the main hospital for the town of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire between its opening in 1834 and its closure in 1993.

Newbold Comyn

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Other parks are the Mill Gardens on the opposite bank of the river to Jephson Gardens, Victoria Park, the Royal Pump Room Gardens, The Dell and Newbold Comyn which includes the nature reserves Welches Meadow and Leam Valley.
Newbold Comyn is a park on the Eastern edge of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

Birmingham

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The economy of Leamington decreased towards the end of the 19th century following the decline in popularity of spa towns, and it became a popular place of residence for retired people and for members of the middle class who relocated from Coventry and Birmingham, and wealthy residents led to the development of Leamington as a popular place for shopping.
Surrounding this is Birmingham's metropolitan area – the area to which it is closely economically tied through commuting – which includes the former Mercian capital of Tamworth and the cathedral city of Lichfield in Staffordshire to the north; the industrial city of Coventry and the Warwickshire towns of Nuneaton, Warwick and Leamington Spa to the east; and the Worcestershire towns of Redditch and Bromsgrove to the south west.

The Dell, Leamington Spa

The Dell
Other parks are the Mill Gardens on the opposite bank of the river to Jephson Gardens, Victoria Park, the Royal Pump Room Gardens, The Dell and Newbold Comyn which includes the nature reserves Welches Meadow and Leam Valley.
The Dell is a small park in the Milverton area of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

Kenilworth

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For 400 years, the settlement was under the control of Kenilworth Priory, from which the older suffix derived.
Modern Kenilworth is a dormitory town for commuters to Coventry and also Birmingham and Leamington Spa.

Victoria Park, Leamington Spa

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Other parks are the Mill Gardens on the opposite bank of the river to Jephson Gardens, Victoria Park, the Royal Pump Room Gardens, The Dell and Newbold Comyn which includes the nature reserves Welches Meadow and Leam Valley.
Victoria Park is a public park in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

Lillington Free Church

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There is a Roman Catholic church, two United Reformed churches (one being in Lillington), a small mosque and a Hindu temple.
Lillington Free Church is a free church, located in Lillington, Leamington Spa, England.

All Saints Church, Leamington Spa

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Amongst the Anglican churches in Leamington is the Gothic All Saints' Church.
All Saints' Church is the parish church for Leamington Spa town centre, England.

William Thomas (architect)

William Thomas
Buildings in the town include a variety of Georgian and early Victorian architecture, and listed buildings such as the Grade II listed Lansdowne Crescent in neo-classical style, designed by William Thomas between 1835 and 1838.
Thomas began his own practice at Leamington Spa in 1831 where he designed many buildings, but in 1837 went bankrupt.

Lillington, Warwickshire

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The town has enveloped the older village of Lillington.
Lillington is a suburb of Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, England.