Hurstbourne Tarrant Parish
Bourne Valley Ward and Parish Profiles
Ward profiles have been developed for each of the 24 ward areas in Test Valley. Additionally, parish profiles have been developed for the borough's parishes. The profiles aim to provide consistent information about local communities across the borough. It is hoped that these profiles will allow a greater understanding of your local area and help to identify priorities for the community.
Below you will find a detailed ward profile for Bourne Valley, as well as profiles for the ward's parishes. If you would like further information about a specific area or data set, please contact the Policy Team on 01264 368000 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work with you to provide a more detailed profile.
'Ward' is a term used by the Council and other public sector bodies to define an area represented by one or more Borough Councillors. These Councillors have been elected by the people who live in that ward to represent their views. A parish is represented by a number of Parish Councillors, and is usually smaller than a ward.
The ward of Bourne Valley covers 6,678 hectares in the north of Test Valley. Bourne Valley is a rural ward which includes the villages of Faccombe, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Linkenholt, Tangley and Vernham Dean.
Bourne Valley is both the largest ward and the least densely populated ward in Test Valley.
The ward borders Basingstoke and Deane to the east, West Berkshire to the north and Wiltshire to the west.
TEST VALLEY BOROUGH profile
Test Valley is a mainly rural borough covering 62,758 hectares on the western-side of Hampshire. Test Valley contains 24 different ward areas and though largely rural in character, a large proportion of the borough’s residents live in towns and urban areas with a significant amount living in towns and villages scattered across the Borough.