In 1349 the Black Death is said to have killed 60% of the village population. A stone cross - The Buttercross - two miles outside the village dates back to the time of the Black Death when it was a place for food to be left for the village when it was quarantined.
The modern pavilion that was built in 1981 is helped by a beautiful ground. The Pavilion was extended in 2007 and is one of the best in any form of cricket.
Off the field the club has an active social calendar and regularly hold social events for all the family. Events include a 6 a side competition, barbecues, charity events as well as screening live sport in The Pavilion
Alveley has several historic pubs including the Three Horseshoes (1406), The Squirrel & The Royal Oak. With a population of around 2000 and five drinking establishments (if you include the Working Men's Club and Mill Hotel), Alveley has the notable statistic of one pub to every 400 residents.
The Mill Barns Wedding Venue with Rooms is an exclusive use wedding venue. From 11am on your wedding day right through to Midnight the only people at The Mill Barns are there by your personal invitation.
Alveley is a village and civil parish in south east Shropshire, England, along the Severn Valley on the east side of the River Severn. It has appeared in records dating back to AD50. The population of the parish at the 2011 census was 2,098.
If you’re making your wedding a real family affair and inviting children, the parents will love that the venue is completely private and secure and the only people on site are invited guests and staff.
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The village is further served by a large primary school, post office, small supermarket/newsagent and a couple of other small shops and eateries.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
You won’t lose guests at an exclusive use wedding venue, they won’t wander off to the wrong bar never to be seen again; it’s a lot easier to keep everyone together and create a great atmosphere.
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Centrally located between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth – Situated just off the main A442 Kidderminster to Bridgnorth road, with easy access to all major motorway networks The Mill Barns Wedding Venue is ideally located in the heart of the English countryside.
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An exclusive use wedding venue also ensures that you’ll never bump into another bride on your wedding day, your wedding photographs won’t feature random strangers in the background and you won’t have to deal with any wedding crashers looking for a free drink!
Alveley is situated on the A442 halfway between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster. It has an impressive Church dating back to Norman times with bell ringing every Thursday. The Village has 3 pubs, including the oldest pub in Shropshire offering good ales and food. Alveley enjoys a splendid recreation field and a lovely Country Park towards the river Severn and Severn Valley Railway.
As an exclusive use wedding venue we can offer you the flexibility to dress the venue to suit your individual style and wedding theme, we’ll even arrange for our amazing Estates Team to set out all your personal touches and decorations on the morning of your wedding so you can relax and enjoy getting ready.
You deserve a truly spectacular bridal suite and The Mill Barns Bridal Suite does not disappoint! Exclusively available for the use of the Bride & Groom on the wedding night only, The Bridal Suite is included in the Wedding Venue Hire Price.
Alveley is part of the electoral ward called Alveley and Claverley. The total population of this ward was at the 2011 Census 4,032.
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In 2006 a new footbridge linking Alveley and Highley was opened in the Country Park. This replaced the previous 1930s built structure, which had become unsafe. The bridge provides access from Alveley to the Country Park Halt on the Severn Valley Railway, which is situated on the Highley side of the river. The riverbank is popular with fishermen, and a number of local private pools further serve the western Midlands angling fraternity.
The current church (St. Mary's) is of Norman design, built in 1140 on the grounds of an earlier Saxon church (of which only a stone cross survives). It has a notable, although badly damaged, 14th Century mural of the Seven Deadly Sins.
The automatic front doors are suitable for wheelchairs. Disabled toilets are through the double doors in reception.
Up to the middle of the 1970s friendly cricket was played before joining the Kidderminster League in 1989. The club now plays in the Worcestershire County League (Saturday) with friendlies played on a Sunday. As well as the two Saturday sides we run a midweek team who play in the Kidderminster League, the club also runs a highly successful junior section for children aged between 4 and 17 years.
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Easily accessible from Shropshire, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Staffordshire and Mid-Wales this stunning wedding venue will offer spectacular wedding breakfast and evening reception facilities, be fully licensed for civil ceremonies and offer fantastic onsite luxury wedding night accommodation.
The club has invested heavily in its facilities, have a magnificent ground at Alveley Recreation Ground, and raised a potential player base of 100 people who regularly play cricket for the club. The club has always had a strong commitment to youth cricket and the continued growth in its junior section. So whether you are a potential junior or adult player it can accommodate players of all standards and ages who want to enjoy and gain success from the sport.
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
A small hamlet to the south-west of the village, Little London, is one of more than twenty-five settlements which share the capital city's name.
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You’ve got our complete attention, your Events Manager and the catering staff are solely focused on ensuring your day is amazing. We don’t have to juggle the needs of several brides simultaneously, giving us the time to ensure that everything is perfect for you.
Any wedding suppliers you book will have access to the venue from 10am on your wedding day, giving them plenty of time to set up before guests start to arrive.
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Alveley Cricket Club ), was founded in 1908 and played at Coton Hall on the outskirts of the village, at the former home of general Robert E. Lee's ancestors. After World War II the club moved to play on the Recreation Ground in the heart of Alveley.
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The parish contains two other manors, besides the manor of Alveley, Kingsnordley and Astley. Alan James Nicholls documented the Alveley parish in The History of Alveley, published 1994, ISBN 0-9523134-0-5.