Academy Drive

Postcode: ME7 3EG

Academy Drive is a street in the settlement of Gillingham which is within the electoral area of Watling Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Academy Drive is located 30.67 miles East from the centre of London, 6.67 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 23.04 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 25.81 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

Road Name:Academy Drive
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Academy Drive

ME7 3EG
ME7 3EJ
Height

Height

The Central point of Academy Drive is approximately 99 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01634
Telephone Exchange: GILLINGHAM; KENT - NDGIL
Telephone Cabinet: P35
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 20
Median Speed: 4.6
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 50
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Academy Drive

43 Academy Drive
Sale Price: £283,000
Sale Date: 09/06/2017
47 Academy Drive
Sale Price: £287,500
Sale Date: 29/09/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Danecourt School

Distance: 0.67 Kilometers
Type: Academy Special Converter
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 149
Address: Hotel Road, Watling Street, ME8 6AA
Telephone: 01634232589
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Academy Drive to Danecourt School

Featherby Junior School

Distance: 1.13 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 352
Address: Chilham Road, ME8 6BT
Telephone: 01634231984
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Academy Drive to Featherby Junior School

St Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary School

Distance: 1.19 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 247
Address: Romany Road, Rainham, ME8 6JH
Telephone: 01634234677
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Academy Drive to St Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary School

Twydall Primary School and Nursery

Distance: 1.36 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils:
Address: Twydall Lane, ME8 6JS
Telephone: 01634231761
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Academy Drive to Twydall Primary School and Nursery
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 2.21 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Medway Maritime Hospital

St Bartholomews Hospital

Address: New Road, Rochester, ME1 1DS,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01634 810900
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Distance: 4.08 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to St Bartholomews Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 5.07 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Spire Alexandra Hospital

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 10.66 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to BMI The Somerfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Mch Cardiology Swale

Address: Mch House, 21 Bailey Drive, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0PZ
Telephone: 01634 382777
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Mch Cardiology Swale

Mch Palliative Care Swale

Address: Mch House, 21 Bailey Drive, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0PZ
Telephone: 01634 382777
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Mch Palliative Care Swale

Mch Physio Swale

Address: Mch House, 21 Bailey Drive, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0PZ
Telephone: 01634 382777
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Mch Physio Swale

Mch Respiratory Swale

Address: Mch House, 21 Bailey Drive, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0PZ
Telephone: 01634 382777
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Mch Respiratory Swale
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

7 - 8 Ambley Green

Address: 7 - 8 Ambley Green, Gillingham Business Park, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0NJ
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to 7 - 8 Ambley Green

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 56 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YN
Distance: 1.09 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Dental Surgery

Mjs Patel & Associates

Address: Mjs Patel & Associates, Hillton Dental Surgery, 139 Twydall Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6JU
Distance: 1.32 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Mjs Patel & Associates

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 193 Nelson Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4NB
Distance: 1.67 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Luton Library

2 Nelson Terrace, Medway, ME57LA
Telephone: 01634 406923
Distance: 1.33 Kilometres
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Directions from Academy Drive to Luton Library

Twydall Library

14-15 Twydall Green, Medway, ME86JY
Telephone: 01634 232488
Distance: 1.49 Kilometres
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Directions from Academy Drive to Twydall Library

Hempstead Library

Hempstead Road, Gillingham, ME73QG
Telephone: 01634 361544
Distance: 1.84 Kilometres
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Directions from Academy Drive to Hempstead Library

Rainham Library

Birling Avenue, Medway, ME87LR
Telephone: 01634 333854
Distance: 2.46 Kilometres
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Directions from Academy Drive to Rainham Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 5.76 Kilometers away

Directions from Academy Drive to Strood

Strood station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Ashford International • Aylesford • Beltring • Belvedere • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Cuxton • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • East Farleigh • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Halling • Herne Bay • Higham • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • New Hythe • Northfleet • Paddock Wood • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Swanscombe • Tonbridge • Walmer • Wateringbury • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard • Yalding

Cuxton Station is 7.37 Kilometers away

Directions from Academy Drive to Cuxton

Cuxton station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Higham Station is 9.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Academy Drive to Higham

Higham station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Belvedere • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

New Hythe Station is 9.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Academy Drive to New Hythe

New Hythe station is operated by Southeastern in the Chatham and Aylesford area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 24.44 Kilometers away Directions from Academy Drive to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 37.22 Kilometers away Directions from Academy Drive to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 39 Kilometers away Directions from Academy Drive to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 52.38 Kilometers away Directions from Academy Drive to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 16.39 Kilometers away
Directions from Academy Drive to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 16.82 Kilometers away
Directions from Academy Drive to Tilbury Ferry Terminal
Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 32.64 Kilometers away
Directions from Academy Drive to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing
Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 33.59 Kilometers away
Directions from Academy Drive to Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Academy Drive is approximately 2.02 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 3.51 Km Away
Directions from Academy Drive to M2 J4/A278
Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 5.23 Km Away
Directions from Academy Drive to M2 J3/A229/A2045
Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 6.96 Km Away
Directions from Academy Drive to M2 J2/A228
Junction: M2 J5/A249(T)/A249 - 7.72 Km Away
Directions from Academy Drive to M2 J5/A249(T)/A249

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

NISA Local

121 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YX
Distance: 0.95 Kilometres
Directions from Academy Drive to NISA Local

Tesco Supermarket

Courteney Road, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 0GX
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
Directions from Academy Drive to Tesco Supermarket

Co-Op Food

59 Twydall Green, Twydall, Gillingham, ME8 6XJ
Distance: 1.51 Kilometres
Directions from Academy Drive to Co-Op Food

SPAR

64 Twydall Green, Twydall, Gillingham, ME8 6XJ
Distance: 1.51 Kilometres
Directions from Academy Drive to SPAR

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Ambley Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Ambley Wood Nature Reserve

Country Park

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.91 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rochester Art Gallery
Distance: 2.45 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Rochester Art Gallery

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm
Distance: 2.66 (km)
Directions from Academy Drive to Capstone Farm

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Medway
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Gun Wharf
Dock Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TR
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Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Watling Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gillingham and Rainham
The Member of Parliament is Rehman Chishti
Details for the MP Rehman Chishti on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Rehman Chishti won with a majority of 9430 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 72903
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016176
Ons Area Name:Medway 030D
Average Age : 41.76
Population: 1525.00
Male Population: 754.00 (49.44%)
Female Population: 771.00 (50.56%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 12 (0.79%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Welcome to the Baddow Neighbourhood Policing Team pages.

We are committed to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live, work and visit and we will continue to work with the community and our partners to tackle local problems.

Baddow is part of the Chelmsford district and includes Galleywood, Great Baddow West and Great Baddow East.

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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime69
Drugs4
Burglary18
Shoplifting23
Possession-of-weapons2
Other-crime6
Other-theft18
Vehicle-crime20
Criminal-damage-arson22
Public-order21
Robbery4
Bicycle-theft2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Academy Drive

OS Reference: 578800, 166106
OS Grid Reference: TQ788661
Latitude and Longitude: 51.365332427079, 0.56876941998281
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.83462 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Academy Drive

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Darland
Medway
South East
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