digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Coordinates: 55°58′20″N 3°45′54″W / 55.972309°N 03.765049°W / 55.972309; -03.765049

Shieldhill
Shieldhill - geograph.org.uk - 85323.jpg
Houses in the west of the village looking over the Forth Valley
Shieldhill is in the centre of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Shieldhill is in the centre of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Shieldhill
 Shieldhill shown within the Falkirk council area
Area  0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
Population 2,656 [1] (2001 census)
    - Density  11,067 /sq mi (4,273 /km2)
OS grid reference NS899769
    - Edinburgh  22.4 mi (36.0 km) ESE 
    - London  343 mi (552 km) SSE 
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Falkirk
Postcode district FK1
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk East
Website falkirk.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland

Shieldhill is a village within the Falkirk council area in Central Scotland. The village is 2.0 miles (3.2 km) south-east of Falkirk, 2.4 miles (3.9 km) south-west of Polmont and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) north of the village of California.

Shieldhill is divided into two main parts: Skim and Bovis. The west side is over 60 years old and takes up around a third of Shieldhill. The east side is over 20 years old and takes up the other two thirds. The main road through Shieldhill is the B8028 road between California and Glen Village and the B810 road from Reddingmuirhead. At the time of the 2001 census, Shieldhill had a population of 2,656 residents.[1]

Amenities[edit]

There are three corner shops, a bar and the Spicy Cottage takeaway as well as a Post Office in Shieldhill. There is also a wedding centre nearby, The Three Kings. Shieldhill is also close to a new Tesco supermarket which is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away in neighbouring Reddingmuirhead.

The village of Shieldhill has one primary school, Shieldhill Primary School.

Governance[edit]

The village forms part of the Falkirk constituency for UK general elections and part of the Falkirk East constituency in Scottish Parliament elections.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-11



Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shieldhill,_Falkirk — Please support Wikipedia.
A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
173 videos foundNext > 

Shieldhill // Falkirk

anotha new one.

20111002 Maureen and James Wedding Photos at The Three Kings Shieldhill nr. Falkirk

Maureen and James were married at Denny Parish Church and had their reception at The Three Kings in Shieldhill near Falkirk. Most of the photos were taken in...

THE THREE KINGS, Shieldhill Lindsay & Paul Friday 24th May 2013

A great wedding at a super venue just outside Falkirk.

Shieldhill TV19 2 14 0

Shieldhill Primary weekly news report.

Shieldhill TV 3 2 14 0

Primary 7 weekly news report.

The Helix Falkirk-opening day 14th September 2013 video 12

Welfare Hall Shieldhill (The Sash)

Welfare Hall Shieldhill (The Sash)great nite.

Barrs Camelon Near Falkirk 2001 Scotland

Arriving at barrs to deliver soft drinks.

GRANT MCCLUNG THE CHILD MALESTER

HE IS A BEAST .

shieldhill young defenders

shieldhill fb in welfare.

173 videos foundNext > 

We're sorry, but there's no news about "Shieldhill, Falkirk" right now.

Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Talk About Shieldhill, Falkirk

You can talk about Shieldhill, Falkirk with people all over the world in our discussions.

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!