Winchester Rural West Policing Neighbourhood
The Winchester Rural West neighbourhood in the Hampshire Constabulary area covers the land indicated on the map to the right. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
Winchester Rural West
About Winchester Rural West
The neighbourhood team have provided the following description of their work:
This area consists of the Parishes of Otterbourne, Hursley, Compton and Shawford. It is a large predominently rural area, and across the beat there is a lot of farmland and agricultural businesses.
Otterbourne village runs parallel to the M3 motorway and the River Itchen. There are three public houses in the village. There is also a school, a post office and village shop/petrol station.
Hursley is a rural village located on the A3090 containing two public houses, a school, and a small number of village shops. It borders on to the Farley Mount area, a large Country Park which attracts a large number of visitors.
Compton and Shawford are two small villages represented by one Parish Council. Both have several small local businesses.
There are a number of smaller villages and hamlets in this beat area also.
This area is covered by the Neighbourhood Policing Team based in Kings Worthy.