The town has a population of 70,628 The station is to be built in between the current edge of town and DIRFT to accommodate for the future expansion of the town where 6,200 homes are planned to be built over a 15 to 20-year period. Rugby Cement was taken over in 2000 and is now owned by the Mexican firm Cemex, who moved their UK headquarters to Rugby in 2018.. Ambulance services are covered by the West Midlands Ambulance Service. , A local board of health was established in Rugby in 1848, to provide the town with necessary infrastructure for its growth, such as paved roads, street lighting, clean drinking water and sewerage, this was converted into an urban district council in 1894.
 To the east of Rugby is the large Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT), which opened in the 1990s; although this is across the county border in Northamptonshire, it is closest to Rugby.  A substantial part of the 2004 dramatisation of the novel, starring Stephen Fry, was filmed on location at Rugby School. The initial estimated cost was projected at £36.6 million, while the final figure is in excess of £60 million.. They used to dominate employment in the town. Standing at just 115 metres high, the landmark is not a popular one— in 2005 it came in the top ten of a poll of buildings people would like to see demolished on the Channel 4 television series Demolition. Buses run to Coventry, Southam, Leamington Spa, Daventry, Leicester and Northampton as well as serving the major estates of the town on a regular basis. , The small settlement at Rugby was taken over by the Anglo-Saxons around 560 AD, and it was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Rocheberie; although there are several theories about the origin of the name, a popular one is that this was a phonetic translation of the Old English name Hrocaberg meaning 'Hroca's hill fortification'; Hroca being an Anglo-Saxon man's name pronounced with a silent 'H', and berg being a name for a hill fortification, with the 'g' being pronounced as an 'ee' sound. We are a fan experience company who aim to take 100 fans to every away game, as part... Our Rugby League club has recently adopted the Kookaburra as our official mascot and we require a new logo.
 Rugby remains an engineering centre and has a long history of producing gas and steam turbines at the GEC and at the AEI. In April 1937 Frank Whittle built and tested the world's first prototype jet engine at the British Thomson-Houston (BTH) works in Rugby, and during 1936–41 based himself at Brownsover Hall on the outskirts, where he designed and developed early prototype engines. In the 2010 general election, the existing Rugby and Kenilworth constituency was abolished and split in two. Since 2011 Rugby has held the annual Rugby Festival of Culture, which lasts for two or three weeks in June and July, and includes a wide-ranging program of music, theatre, arts and crafts and comedy. , Rugby's main Roman Catholic church is St Marie's on Dunchurch Road. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal, List of twin towns and sister cities in the United Kingdom, "Six ways the town of Rugby helped change the world", "Rugby:past and present, with an historical account of neighbouring parishes", "Administrative unit Rugby MB/UD Local Government District", "Typhoid, tomatoes and Tom Brown's Schooldays - the story of the rise and fall of Rugby, Tennessee", "SIR FRANK WHITTLE, INVENTOR OF THE JET ENGINE", "Local Area Report – Rugby Built-up area (1119884981)", "THE HOUSE OF COMMONS CONSTITUENCIES BEGINNING WITH "R, "RUGBY TOWN HALL Description of this historic site", "University Hospital (Coventry): Overview", "Directory of attractions – Rugby Theatre", "Directory of attractions – Cineworld Rugby", "Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections", "Directory of attractions – Rugby Art Gallery and Museum", "Rugby to hold first festival of culture", "Spacemen 3 Biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine", "Directory of attractions – Caldecott Park", "Directory of attractions – Whitehall Recreation Ground", "Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre in Rugby opens to public", "UK's biggest parcel hub brings over 100 jobs to Rugby", "Church of Saint Andrew A Grade II* Listed Building in Rugby, Warwickshire", "Roman Catholic Church of St Marie A Grade II* Listed Building in Rugby, Warwickshire", "OLD QUAD BUILDINGS AT RUGBY SCHOOL (1035021)", "NEW QUAD BUILDINGS AT RUGBY SCHOOL (1035020)", "WAR MEMORIAL CHAPEL AT RUGBY SCHOOL (1365005)", "World Rugby Hall of Fame: Jonny Wilkinson attends launch", "Final £60.5 million bill for Rugby Western Relief Road", "Second train station to be built as Rugby expands", "30 celebrities you probably didn't know were from Warwickshire", "CAPTAIN HERBERT JAMES HADDOCK, SHIP CAPTAIN FROM RUGBY", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rugby,_Warwickshire&oldid=984261503, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from January 2020, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 October 2020, at 03:59. Jul 15, 2020 - Explore Willie Field's board "Rugby logos" on Pinterest. BrandCrowd logo maker is easy to use and allows you full customization to get the rugby logo you want! In recent years several out-of-town retail centres have opened and expanded to the north of the town, including: Elliots Field Retail Park, Junction 1 Retail Park and Technology Drive. By proceeding you accept our User Agreement, Get the design you want or your money back , Rugby School is one of England's oldest and most prestigious public schools, and was the setting of Thomas Hughes's semi-autobiographical masterpiece Tom Brown's Schooldays published in 1857.
Between 1983 and 1997 Jim Pawsey was the Conservative Member of Parliament, losing in 1997 to Labour's Andy King. Rugby station used to be served by lines which have now been closed, including lines to Leicester.
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