Making the most out of your local neighbourhood

This page has been produced as park of the Thinktravel Programme. The Programme aims to help you make more sustainable travel journeys especially for short local trips.

To get the most out of your communtiy, this page provides an overview of amenities that area easily accessible and close to your home or workplace. It also included community resources such as local walking maps to provide you with all of the information you need to explore your local area. 

Hempsted community map

The map made especially for your community can be used to highlight local shops, pubs, walks and travel information help you better plan your journeys in the area to save time and money. 

Download a pdf of the map and community guide - 4mb

Public Transport

There is a comprehensive and frequent public transport network linking the locality map area to the centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham. To find out more information please click on the following link:


Service Mon-Fri Saturday Sunday
14 Hourly Hourly Every 2 hours
15 Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes No Service
16 No Service No Service Every 2 hours
113 1-2 Journeys 1-2 Journeys No Service
507* Every 12 minutes Every 12 minutes No Service

* 507 (Park and ride - Waterwells). Limited stops on this service.

Key shops & services

Georges Gym

Gordon League Sports Ground, Hempsted Lane, Hempsted, Gloucester, GL2 6JN
t: 01452 305 500

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday 10:00 – 21:00
Friday 10:00 – 20:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 13:00

Barn Owl Centre
Netheridge Farm, Hempsted, Gloucester, GL2 5LE
t: 01452 383 999

Opening Hours
Open to the public on Saturdays

Hempsted Post Office
Hempsted Lane, Gloucester, GL2 5JU
t:     01452 304 660

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30
Saturday 09:00 – 12:30
Sunday Closed

Monk’s Corner Sandwich Shop
Hempsted Lane, Gloucester, GL2 5JN
t: 01452 411 414

St Ann Way, Gloucester, GL2 5SA
t: 01452 368 300

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 07:00 – 23:00
Saturday 07:00 – 22:00
Sunday 11:00 – 17:00

High Orchard Pub
St Ann Way, Gloucester, GL2 5FZ
t: 01452 306 357

Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday 11:30 – 22:30
Sunday 12:00 – 22:00

Orchid Nails & Beauty
22 Horseshoe Way, Hempsted, Gloucester, GL2 5GD
t: 07999 581 605

Hempsted Meadow market
t: 01452 528 796

Opening Hours
Wednesdays (April - Oct) 06:30 – 14:00
Sundays (Nov -March) 07:30 – 14:00 pm

The National Waterways Museum
Gloucester Waterways Museum, Llanthony Warehouse, GL1 2EH
t: 01452 318 200

Hempsted C of E Primary School
Hempsted C of E Primary School, St Swithuns Road, Hempsted, GL2 5LH
t: 01452 411 870

Think ride Cycling gives easy access to town centres & freedom to travel Think walk Feel the health benefits & enjoyment of regular walking Think train Free up your journey time & save on fuel and parking costs Think bus Avoid the jams & parking hassle with your direct route into town Think share Car sharing can cut your travel costs by a minimum of 50% Think electric Fully electric or hybrid cars are well suited to commuting & local trips