Polsloe covers an area either side of Pinhoe Road between Mount Pleasant / Polsloe Road and Beacon Lane / Hamlin Lane and between Prince Charles Rd and Hanover Rd / Bonnington Grove. It is well served with buses, has a train station at Polsloe Bridge and is within reasonable walking distance of the city centre. Historically the area has been very popular with students but this is gradually changing as more families move in. There are a number of convenience stores dotted around the area, a couple of churches and a variety of small independent shops and services, pubs and takeaways.
The streets around Priory Road / Monks Road and St Johns Road / Park Road consist mainly of terraced properties and have a large number of HMO’s for students or young professionals alongside some family homes. The area is mostly permit parking and is busier during term time than in the University holidays. It is also covered by an Article 4 Restriction, which loosely put, prevents any more houses being converted to multiple occupancy properties.
Chaucer Grove is a modern development off Beacon Lane comprising 1 and 2 bed flats and a few 3 bed houses, it also has a children’s play area. The area around Greyfriars Road is also a modern build and offers flats and 2 or 3 bed houses. Properties around East Avenue / Regents Park and those around Wykes Road tend to be older properties, semi’s and detached, with more character. Polsloe Road itself has a mix of older terraces and character properties from around 1910 and some modern flats.
‘A family run business established in 1983…we have a shop in Pinhoe Road which we have had since the start and we also sell pies pasties and cakes together with the sandwiches baguettes filled rolls etc’
75 Pinhoe Rd, Exeter, EX4 7HT
‘Your local Morrisons café serves a great selection of freshly prepared meals and snacks for the whole family to enjoy’
Prince Charles Rd, Exeter, South West EX4 7BY
‘With a basket swing; an exciting climbing and multi-play structure and a unique ‘climbing tarantula’ which consists of a trampoline within a series of climbing ropes. Cradle seat swings, a play house and some springy animals’
Chaucer Grove, Exeter, EX4 7BX
‘Hosts up to five full-sized football pitches and changing rooms, a half court basketball, cycle training pad, bmx dirt jumps, play area and kick about goals’
Georges Close, Exeter EX1 3LA
‘Dry ski slope….our slope has a realistic surface and a varied aspect. Experienced skiers can improve their skills, and beginners can get to grips with the basics on the separate nursery area’
Clifton Hill Sports Centre, Clifton Hill, Exeter, EX1 2DJ
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