Akeman Close

Postcode: BA21 3QS

Akeman Close is a street in the settlement of Yeovil governed by Brympton Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Brympton Ward in the administration area of South Somerset District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Akeman Close is located 117.03 miles West from the centre of London, 1.41 miles North West from the centre of Yeovil, 19.11 miles North West from the centre of Dorchester and 19.79 miles East from the centre of Taunton.

Road Name:Akeman Close
Road Type:residential
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BA21 3QS
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Akeman Close is approximately 18.6066 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 79 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Akeman Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.68472 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Akeman Close is approximately 79 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01935
Telephone Exchange: YEOVIL - WWYEOV
Telephone Cabinet: P28
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 14.1
Median Speed: 8.8
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 29
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Akeman Close

16 Akeman Close
Sale Price: £200,000
Sale Date: 30/06/2016
22 Akeman Close
Sale Price: £225,000
Sale Date: 22/06/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Preston CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.51 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 447
Address: The Toose, Abbey Manor Park, BA21 3SN
Telephone: 01935474538
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Akeman Close to Preston CofE Primary School

Westfield Academy

Distance: 0.67 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 716
Address: Stiby Road, BA21 3EP
Telephone: 01935423747
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Akeman Close to Westfield Academy

Preston School Academy

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 996
Address: Monks Dale, BA21 3JD
Telephone: 01935471131
Website: Visit School Website
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Oaklands Primary School

Distance: 1.31 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 418
Address: Preston Grove, BA20 2DU
Telephone: 01935425447
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Akeman Close to Oaklands Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Yeovil District Hospital

Address: Higher Kingston, Yeovil, BA21 4AT,
NHS Sector
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01935 475122
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Distance: 1.98 (km)
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South Petherton Community Hospital

Address: Bernard Way,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 243000
Distance: 9.68 (km)
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Yeatman Hospital

Address: Hospital Lane, Sherborne, DT9 3JU,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01935 813991
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Distance: 9.85 (km)
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Crewkerne Community Hospital

Address: Middle Path,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 72491
Distance: 12.45 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Abbey Manor Medical Practice

Address: Abbey Manor Medical Pract, Yeovil, Abbey Manor Park, Somerset, BA21 3TL
Telephone: 01935 404820
Distance: 0.32 (km)
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Drugs Misuse Service

Address: Ryalls Park Medical Ctr, Marsh Lane, Yeovil, BA21 3BA
Telephone: 01935 434000
Distance: 1.38 (km)
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Ryalls Park Medical Centre, Yeovil

Address: Ryalls Park Medical Ctr, Marsh Lane, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3BA
Telephone: 01935 434000
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Akeman Close to Ryalls Park Medical Centre, Yeovil

Preston Grove Medical Centre, Yeovil

Address: Preston Grove Medical Ctr, Preston Grove, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2BQ
Telephone: 01935 474353
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Akeman Close to Preston Grove Medical Centre, Yeovil
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

S S Dental Clinic

Address: S S Dental Clinic, Summerlands Hospital Site, Preston Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2BX
Distance: 1.02 (km)
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Princes Street Dental Practice

Address: Princes Street Dental Practice, 45 Princes Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1EG
Distance: 2.1 (km)
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Hendford Dental Surgery

Address: Hendford Dental Surgery, 30 Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1TG
Distance: 2.14 (km)
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Resolution

Address: Resolution, Specialist Treatment Centre, Becket House, Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1TW
Distance: 2.19 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Yeovil Library

King George Street, Yeovil, BA201PY
Telephone:
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Sunningdale Library

Monmouth Hall, Yeovil, BA215NP
Telephone:
Distance: 2.96 Kilometres
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Martock Library

Shopping Centre, Martock, TA126DL
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7.7 Kilometres
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Sherborne Library

Hound Street, Sherborne, DT93AA
Telephone: 01935 812683
Distance: 10.26 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Yeovil Pen Mill Station is 3.39 Kilometers away

Directions from Akeman 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 7.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Akeman 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 8.66 Kilometers away

Directions from Akeman 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

Chetnole Station is 11.26 Kilometers away

Directions from Akeman Close to Chetnole

Chetnole 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 • 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 • Yetminster

Airports

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 48.5 Kilometers away Directions from Akeman Close to Bristol International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 58.42 Kilometers away Directions from Akeman Close to Exeter International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 61.23 Kilometers away Directions from Akeman Close to Bournemouth International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 68.57 Kilometers away Directions from Akeman Close to Cardiff International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 31.47 Kilometers away
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Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 40.92 Kilometers away
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Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour is 49.96 Kilometers away
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Poole Ferry Terminal is 54.04 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Akeman Close is approximately 3.27 miles from the A303

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 28.69 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 29.16 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 32.79 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 37.23 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

Tesco Express, Unit 1 The Forum, Abbey Manor Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3TL
Distance: 0.31 Kilometres
Directions from Akeman Close to Tesco Express

Co-op

Tesco Express, Unit 1 The Forum, Abbey Manor Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3TL72 Stiby Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3EG
Distance: 0.96 Kilometres
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Poundland

Tesco Express, Unit 1 The Forum, Abbey Manor Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3TL72 Stiby Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3EGUnit 8 Houndstone Retail Park, Western Avenue, Yeovil, BA22 8YQ
Distance: 0.97 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Ltd & Petrol Station

Tesco Express, Unit 1 The Forum, Abbey Manor Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3TL72 Stiby Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3EGUnit 8 Houndstone Retail Park, Western Avenue, Yeovil, BA22 8YQPreston Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HB
Distance: 1.08 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Yeovil Community Arts Centre
Distance: 2.32 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Montacute House
Distance: 3.2 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Yeovil County Showground
Distance: 3.52 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Montacute House
Distance: 3.59 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Somerset District
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Council Offices
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01935 462 462
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Brympton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Yeovil
The Member of Parliament is Laws, David
Within the area of Brympton Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029161
Ons Area Name:South Somerset 013A
Average Age : 34.30
Population: 1597.00
Male Population: 804.00 (50.34%)
Female Population: 793.00 (49.66%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 17 (1.06%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Team for Yeovil beat.

Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime15
Criminal-damage-arson5
Drugs4
Other-crime1
Burglary3
Shoplifting6
Public-order1
Other-theft5
Vehicle-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Akeman Close

OS Reference: 353693, 117079
OS Grid Reference: ST537171
Latitude and Longitude: 50.950735023812, -2.6592979979895
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 18.6066 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Akeman Close

Map Number: 183
Map Name: Yeovil & Frome
Preston Plucknett
South Somerset
Somerset
South West
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