Abbey Close

Postcode: BA5 1LF

Abbey Close is a street in the settlement of Wookey governed by Wookey Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Wookey and St. Cuthbert Out West Ward in the administration area of Mendip District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Abbey Close is located 113.62 miles West from the centre of London, 17.51 miles South from the centre of Bristol, 18.63 miles North from the centre of Yeovil and 22.27 miles North East from the centre of Taunton.

Road Name:Abbey Close
Road Type:residential
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BA5 1LF
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Abbey Close is approximately 20.2778 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 23 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Abbey Close is a river called River Axe which is approximately 0.0971192 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Abbey Close is approximately 23 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01458 - Glastonbury
Area Code: 01749 - Shepton Mallet
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 4.1
Median Speed: 4.6
Maximum Speed: 5.7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Abbey Close

8 Abbey Close
Sale Price: £415,000
Sale Date: 30/07/2015
8 Abbey Close
Sale Price: £330,000
Sale Date: 23/03/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Wookey Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 79
Address: Wells Road, Wookey, BA5 1LQ
Telephone: 01749673650
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to Wookey Primary School

St Cuthbert's CofE Junior School

Distance: 2.38 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 213
Address: Keward Avenue, BA5 1TS
Telephone: 01749678066
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to St Cuthbert's CofE Junior School

St Cuthbert's Church of England Infants School

Distance: 2.46 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 123
Address: Keward Walk, BA5 1TZ
Telephone: 01749672591
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to St Cuthbert's Church of England Infants School

The Blue School

Distance: 2.77 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1616
Address: Kennion Road, BA5 2NR
Telephone: 01749678799
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to The Blue School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

West Mendip Community Hospital

Address: Old Wells Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01458 836450
Distance: 5.35 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to West Mendip Community Hospital

Glastonbury Dental Access Centre

Address: 1 Wells Road, Glastonbury, BA6 9DD,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 6.76 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Glastonbury Dental Access Centre

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

Address: Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre, Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4LP,
NHS Sector
Care UK
Telephone: 01749 333600
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Distance: 9.31 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

Shepton Mallet Community Hospital

Address: Bucklers Way, Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4PG,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01749 342931
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Distance: 9.32 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Shepton Mallet Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Wells City Practice

Address: Wells City Practice, Priory Health Park, Glastonbury Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1XJ
Telephone: 01749 836650
Distance: 2.7 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Wells City Practice

Wells Health Centre

Address: Priory Medical Centre, Glastonbury Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1XJ
Telephone: 01749 672137
Distance: 2.7 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Wells Health Centre

Glastonbury Health Centre

Address: Glastonbury Health Centre, 1 Wells Road, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9DD
Telephone: 01458 834100
Distance: 6.76 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Glastonbury Health Centre

Glastonbury Surgery

Address: The Glastonbury Surgery, Feversham Lane, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9LP
Telephone: 01458 833666
Distance: 6.94 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Glastonbury Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Wells Dac

Address: Wells Dac, Priory Health Park, Glanstobury Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1XJ
Distance: 2.7 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Wells Dac

11 Priory Road

Address: 11 Priory Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1SU
Distance: 2.99 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to 11 Priory Road

Priory Road Dental Surgery

Address: Priory Road Dental Surgery, 29 Priory Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1SU
Distance: 2.99 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Priory Road Dental Surgery

Rock House Dental Surgery

Address: Rock House Dental Surgery, 81 High Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2AQ
Distance: 3.07 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Rock House Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Wells Library

Union Street, Wells, BA52PU
Telephone: 01328 710467
Distance: 3.15 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Close to Wells Library

Glastonbury Library

1 Orchard Court, The Archers Way, Glastonbury, BA69JB
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 6.79 Kilometres
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Cheddar Library

Union Street, Cheddar, BS273NB
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 9.42 Kilometres
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Street Library

1 Leigh Road, Street, BA160HA
Telephone:
Distance: 9.66 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Keynsham Station is 27.04 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Keynsham

Keynsham station is operated by Great Western Railway in the North East Somerset area on the Swindon (via Bath Spa) / Bristol stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Avonmouth • Barnham • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Brighton • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Cardiff Central • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Chichester • Clifton Down • Cosham • Dilton Marsh • Dorchester West • Fareham • Filton Abbey Wood • Fratton • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Havant • Hove • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Montpelier • Nailsea & Backwell • Newport (Gwent) • Oldfield Park • Patchway • Portsmouth & Southsea • Portsmouth Harbour • Redland • Romsey • Salisbury • Sea Mills • Severn Tunnel Junction • Shirehampton • Shoreham-By-Sea • Southampton Central • Stapleton Road • Thornford • Trowbridge • Upwey • Warminster • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Worthing • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Yeovil Pen Mill Station is 29.83 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Yeovil Pen Mill

Yeovil Pen Mill station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Yeovil area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Andover • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Basingstoke • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Clapham Junction • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gillingham (Dorset) • Gloucester • Grateley • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Overton • Salisbury • Sherborne • Stapleton Road • Templecombe • Thornford • Tisbury • Trowbridge • Upwey • Warminster • Waterloo • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Whitchurch (Hampshire) • Woking • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Junction • Yetminster

Thornford Station is 34.03 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Thornford

Thornford station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Yetminster Station is 35.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Yetminster

Yetminster station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Thornford • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill

Airports

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 19.86 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 49.57 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to Cardiff International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 73.3 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to Exeter International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 76.93 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to Bournemouth International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 22.04 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Close to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal
Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour is 25.95 Kilometers away
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The Cottage Ferry Landing is 27.04 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Close to The Cottage Ferry Landing
Nova Scotia Ferry Landing is 27.07 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Abbey Close is approximately 10.19 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J22/A38/B3140 - 17.88 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 20.54 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Close to M5 J23/A39
Junction: M5 J21/A370 - 21.76 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 24.06 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Spar

19-21, Tucker Street, Wells, BA5 2DZ
Distance: 2.79 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Spar

Tesco

Tesco Supermarket, Tucker Street, Wells, BA5 2DZ
Distance: 2.79 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Tesco

Lidl UK Ltd

Lidl Uk Gmbh, Strawberry Way South, Wells, BA5 2AZ
Distance: 2.82 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Lidl UK Ltd

Waitrose Ltd

Whiting Way, Wells, BA5 2PJ
Distance: 3.01 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Burcot Mill
Distance: 0.43 (km)
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Garden

Attraction Name: Milton Lodge Garden
Distance: 3.07 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Milton Lodge Garden

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Coxley Vineyard
Distance: 3.37 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Coxley Vineyard

Museum

Attraction Name: Wookey Hole Papermill
Distance: 3.42 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Wookey Hole Papermill

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Mendip District
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Council Offices
Cannards Grave Road
Shepton Mallet
Somerset
BA4 5BT
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 03333 043333
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Wookey and St. Cuthbert Out West Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wells
The Member of Parliament is James Heappey
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In the 2017 General Election James Heappey won with a majority of 7582 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82451
Within the area of Wookey Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029052
Ons Area Name:Mendip 005A
Average Age : 47.65
Population: 2112.00
Male Population: 1054.00 (49.91%)
Female Population: 1058.00 (50.09%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 5 (0.24%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Team for Wells Rural

Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

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Location details

Location Details

Abbey Close

OS Reference: 351662, 145681
OS Grid Reference: ST517457
Latitude and Longitude: 51.207771756151, -2.6920388657802
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 20.2778 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Abbey Close

Map Number: 183
Map Name: Yeovil & Frome
Wookey
Mendip
Somerset
South West
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