Abbey Drive

Postcode: DH4 5LD

Abbey Drive is a street in the settlement of Houghton-le-Spring which is within the electoral area of Houghton Ward in the administration area of Sunderland District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Abbey Drive is located 238.44 miles North from the centre of London, 10.04 miles South East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 57.93 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 63.62 miles North from the centre of York.

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Postcodes for Abbey Drive

DH4 5LD
DH4 5JZ
DH4 5LA
DH4 5LB
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Abbey Drive is approximately 3.33762 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 49 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Abbey Drive is a river called Moors Burn which is approximately 0.502774 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Abbey Drive is approximately 49 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: HOUGHTON- LE- SPRING - NEHLS
Telephone Cabinet: P11
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 15.8
Median Speed: 11.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 24
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Abbey Drive

152 Abbey Drive
Sale Price: £63,500
Sale Date: 06/05/2011
105 Abbey Drive
Sale Price: £93,000
Sale Date: 05/06/2009
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Burnside Primary School

Distance: 0.6 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 187
Address: Burnside Estate, DH4 5HB
Telephone: 01915536510
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to Burnside Primary School

Newbottle Primary Academy

Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 475
Address: Houghton Road, Newbottle, DH4 4EE
Telephone: 01915536566
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to Newbottle Primary Academy

Kepier

Distance: 1.12 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1006
Address: Dairy Lane, DH4 5BH
Telephone: 01915128960
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to Kepier

Houghton Le Spring Nursery School

Distance: 1.49 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 133
Address: Neasham Place, DH5 8AE
Telephone: 01915536557
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to Houghton Le Spring Nursery School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 5.76 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Chester Le Street Hospital

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 5.81 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Spire Washington Hospital

Hopewood Park

Address: Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NB,
NHS Sector
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 7.13 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Hopewood Park

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Address: Kayll Road, Sunderland,
NHS Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 7.64 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Sunderland Royal Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Urgent Care Centre Houghton Ooh

Address: Houghton Primary Care Ctr, Brinkburn Crescent, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 5HB
Telephone: 0191 5025660
Distance: 0.6 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Urgent Care Centre Houghton Ooh

Kepier Medical Practice

Address: Kepier Medical Practice, Leyburn Grove, Houghton-le-spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 5EQ
Telephone: 0191 5842106
Distance: 0.61 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Kepier Medical Practice

Houghton Medical Group,

Address: Houghton Medical Group, the Health Ctr,church St, Houghton-le-spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4DN
Telephone: 0191 5842154
Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Houghton Medical Group,

Herrington Medical Centre

Address: Herrington Medical Centre, Philadelphia Lane, Houghton-le-spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4LE
Telephone: 0191 5842632
Distance: 1.84 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Herrington Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Fencehouses Dental Practice

Address: Fencehouses Dental Practice, 68 Station Avenue North, Fencehouses, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 6HT
Distance: 1.15 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Fencehouses Dental Practice

Church Street Dental Practice

Address: Church Street Dental Practice, 6 Church Street, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 4DN
Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Church Street Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 13 Church Street, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 4DN
Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Dental Surgery

9 Chantry Place

Address: 9 Chantry Place, West Rainton, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 6PP
Distance: 3.78 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to 9 Chantry Place
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Houghton Library & Customer Service Centre

74 Newbottle Street, Houghton le Spring, Sunderland, DH44AF
Telephone: 0191 561 6383
Distance: 0.98 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Houghton Library & Customer Service Centre

Fence Houses Library

Britannia Terrace, Fence Houses, DH46HL
Telephone: 0191 561 3040
Distance: 1.24 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Fence Houses Library

Shiney Row Library

Chester Road, Shiney Row, Sunderland, DH44RB
Telephone: 0191 561 3031
Distance: 2.07 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Shiney Row Library

Hetton Centre Library

Welfare Road, Hetton, Hetton, DH59NE
Telephone: 0191 561 6616
Distance: 3.59 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Hetton Centre Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 5.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Seaham Station is 8.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Seaham

Seaham station is operated by Northern in the Easington area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Heworth Station is 12.24 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Dunston Station is 15.04 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Dunston

Dunston station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 25.34 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 37.72 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 109.52 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 155.14 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 16.11 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 16.75 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to South Shields Ferry Terminal
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 17.38 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to North Shields Ferry Terminal
Transporter Bridge North Side is 33.69 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Abbey Drive is approximately 1.66 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 5.4 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 6.2 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 6.76 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to A1(M) J62/A690
Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 7.37 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

B + M RETAIL LTD

NEWBOTTLE STREET, HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING, DH4 4AF
Distance: 0.98 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to B + M RETAIL LTD

HERON FROZEN FOODS LTD

54 58, NEWBOTTLE STREET, HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING, DH4 4AF
Distance: 0.98 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to HERON FROZEN FOODS LTD

LIDL

54 58, NEWBOTTLE STREET, HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING, DH4 4AFMAUTLAND SQUARE, HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING, DH4 4BJ
Distance: 1.1 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to LIDL

CO-OP

1 3, GRANGEWOOD COURT, HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING, DH4 4RS
Distance: 2.16 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to CO-OP

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Joe's Pond Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Joe's Pond Nature Reserve

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.15 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Down at the Farm
Distance: 3.33 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Down at the Farm

Country Park

Attraction Name: Herrington Country Park
Distance: 3.38 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Herrington Country Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sunderland District
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Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2BX
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 08456 066 067
Within the electoral area of Houghton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Houghton and Sunderland South
The Member of Parliament is Bridget Phillipson
Details for the MP Bridget Phillipson on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Bridget Phillipson won with a majority of 12341 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 68123
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008751
Ons Area Name:Sunderland 033B
Average Age : 42.24
Population: 1038.00
Male Population: 503.00 (48.46%)
Female Population: 535.00 (51.54%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 34 (3.28%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Email Police
Telephone: 01253 604648
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Criminal-damage-arson22
Burglary6
Violent-crime8
Other-theft23
Public-order9
Vehicle-crime4
Bicycle-theft2
Shoplifting2
Other-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Abbey Drive

OS Reference: 433158, 550604
OS Grid Reference: NZ332506
Latitude and Longitude: 54.849050531609, -1.483536016818
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.33762 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Abbey Drive

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
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