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Thurmaston is a village and civil parish in Leicestershire, England, and is part of the Charnwood Borough. It had a population of 9,668 people according to the 2011 census.
It is located four miles north of Leicester’s city centre, just outside the A563, the city’s outer ring road.
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HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
Thurmaston is bordered on the west by Watermead Country Park (which faces Birstall), on the north by Syston, and on the east by Barkby and Barkby Thorpe. Rushey Mead and the boundaries of the Leicester urban area are located south of Thurmaston.
Rushey Mead was previously part of the Thurmaston parish before becoming a Thurmaston Urban District in 1894. The district was annexed to the city of Leicester in 1935, and it was given the modern name Rushey Mead.
The A607 dual carriageway, which bypasses the main village, divides Thurmaston in two. Thurmaston’s newer, mostly residential area lies to the east of the road. The main village on Melton Road, which stands on the old Fosse Way, the historic road built by the Romans, is located to the west. Thurmaston is located on the eastern bank of the River Soar, and it has two marinas, one of which is also a boatyard, as well as numerous mooring sites. These paths lead to Watermead Country Park, a purpose-built nature reserve.
The Midland Main Line also runs through the village’s eastern half.
Taylorcraft Aeroplanes Ltd., Melton Road, Thurmaston Taylorcraft Aeroplanes Ltd., based in Thurmaston, developed the Taylorcraft Model ‘D’ and the Auster Mks. I through V, which became the backbone aircraft of the British A.O.P.
Thurmaston Magpies, a local football team, once boasted former England international striker/defender Dion Dublin among its ranks.
Arriva Midlands’ Thurmaston depot and headquarters are located on Westmoreland Avenue within the village.