Alexandra Road

Postcode: PO31 7JU

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Cowes governed by Cowes Civil Parish council in the administration area of Isle of Wight Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 73.05 miles South West from the centre of London, 3.98 miles North from the centre of Newport (IOW), 9.74 miles West from the centre of Portsmouth and 10.99 miles South East from the centre of Southampton.

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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

PO31 7JU
PO31 7JX
PO31 7JT
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 0.638428 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 38 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a tidal river called River Medina which is approximately 1.26399 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 38 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01983
Telephone Exchange: COWES - SDCWS
Telephone Cabinet: P24
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Hotels
Halcyone Villa - cowes
Halcyone Villa offers pet-friendly accommodation in Cowes (Isle of Wight). All rooms have a flat-screen TV. Halcyone Villa features free WiFi throughout the property. You will find a shared kitchen at the property.
Address:Grove Road, PO31 7JP, Cowes
Number of Rooms:4
Lowest Price Room:£45
Captains Maisonette - cowes
Set in Cowes, this apartment is 2.2 km from Osborne House. Guests benefit from balcony. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a kettle.
Address:84A Mill Hill Road, PO31 7EQ, Cowes
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£425
Cowes House - cowes
Situated in Cowes in the Isle of Wight Region, this semi-detached apartment is 2.3 km from Osborne House. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. The kitchen has a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV is available.
Address:75 Victoria Rd, PO31 7JJ, Cowes
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£525
Holly Tree House - cowes
Holly Tree House is located close to the centre Cowes of the Isle of Wight. Free WiFi is accessible throughout, and free parking is possible on site. Each room here will provide you with a TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
Address:218 Park Road, PO31 7NG, Cowes
Number of Rooms:3
Lowest Price Room:£60
Weston Road Villa - cowes
Weston Road Villa offers accommodation in Cowes, 2.5 km from Osborne House. It provides free private parking. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. There is a seating area and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is available.
Address:Weston Road, PO31 7JE, Cowes
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£765
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Isle of Wight
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County Hall
High Street
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 1UD
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Telephone Number: 01983 821 000
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Isle of Wight
The Member of Parliament is Turner, Andrew
Within the area of Cowes Civil Parish Council
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Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

26 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £230,000
Sale Date: 22/07/2014
24 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £202,000
Sale Date: 23/09/2005
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017304
Ons Area Name:Isle of Wight 002C
Average Age : 38.40
Population: 1404.00
Male Population: 675.00 (48.08%)
Female Population: 729.00 (51.92%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.64%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Best known as the world's premier yachting centre, Cowes is the Island's main port with a natural harbour at the mouth of the Medina river. Yachtsmen from all over the world participate in the season's prestigious sailing events, of which the best known is Cowes Week, held annually at the beginning of August.
Shopping in the narrow pedestrianised High Street is a delight, with some excellent shops, many catering for the yachting fraternity. The town also has an array of fashionable clothing shops, gift shops, delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and lively pubs. The high speed passenger catamaran service to Southampton is centrally located at Fountain Quay, where you will also find the Tourist Information Centre.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime23
Public-order8
Shoplifting1
Other-theft8
Bicycle-theft1
Burglary3
Criminal-damage-arson5
Theft-from-the-person2
Drugs4
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Origin of the Road Name Alexandra Road

Alexandra Road is named after Queen Alexandra.

Alexandra of Denmark was born in Copenhagen Denmark on the 1st December 1844.  She married Queen Victoria’s son Albert Edward Prince of Wales in 1863 to become Princess of Wales.

Together they had six children the second son would later be crowned Kind George V.

Following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 Albert Edward became Edward VII and Alexandra Queen Alexandra.

Following Edwards’s death aged 68 in 1910 and the coronation of her son George. Alexandra became Queen Mother.  She died following a heart attack at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1925 aged 80.

Location details

Location Details

Alexandra Road

OS Reference: 449230, 095501
OS Grid Reference: SZ492955
Latitude and Longitude: 50.756445371194, -1.3019913752788
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.638428 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 196
Map Name: The Solent & Isle of Wight
Cowes
Isle of Wight
South East
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Ryde Pier Head Rail Station is 10.30 Kilometers away (6.4 miles)
Ryde Esplanade Rail Station is 10.50 Kilometers away (6.52 miles)
Ryde St Johns Road Rail Station is 10.98 Kilometers away (6.82 miles)
Smallbrook Junction Rail Station is 11.71 Kilometers away (7.28 miles)
Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Marks and Spencer

Terminus Road, Cowes, PO31 7XH
Distance: 0.64 Kilometres
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Sainsbury's

Sainsburys, 129-130 High Street, Cowes, PO31 7AY
Distance: 0.64 Kilometres
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Co-Operative Group

Sainsburys, 129-130 High Street, Cowes, PO31 7AY16-24 York Avenue, East Cowes, PO32 6QY
Distance: 1.04 Kilometres
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Waitrose

Waitrose Ltd, Well Road, East Cowes, PO32 6SP
Distance: 1.05 Kilometres
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Airports

Nearest Airports

Southampton Airport is 21.83 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Southampton Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 37.22 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Bournemouth International Airport
Shoreham Brighton City Airport is 71.64 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Shoreham Brighton City Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 91.35 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

West Cowes Ferry Terminal is 0.77 Kilometers away
West Cowes Floating Bridge is 0.78 Kilometers away
East Cowes Floating Bridge is 0.91 Kilometers away
East Cowes Ferry Terminal is 0.97 Kilometers away
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 8.32 miles from the M27

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M27 J9/A27 - 13.53 Km Away
Junction: M27 J10/A32 - 14.90 Km Away
Junction: M27 J11/A27 - 15.39 Km Away
Health

Health Clinics

Cowes Health Centre
Cowes Medical Centre, 200 Newport Road, Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO317ER
Distance: 0.63 Kilometers
Telephone: 01983 295251
East Cowes Medical Centre
East Cowes Medical Centre, Church Path, East Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO326RP
Distance: 1.16 Kilometers
Telephone: 01983 284333
Beacon Health
St Mary's Hospital, Newport, Isle Of Wight, PO30 5TG
Distance: 5.11 Kilometers
Telephone: 01983 821170
Community Dermatology Service
The Beacon Health Centre, Parkhurst Road, Newport, Isle Of Wight, PO30 5TG
Distance: 5.11 Kilometers
Telephone: 01983 532590
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Cowes Library

Beckford Road, Cowes, PO317SG
Telephone: 01983 293341
Distance: 0.5 Kilometres
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East Cowes Library

11 York Avenue, East Cowes, PO326QY
Telephone: 01983 293019
Distance: 1.04 Kilometres
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Home library Service

Library HQ, 5 Mariners Way, Cowes, PO318DP
Telephone: 01202 454848
Distance: 1.21 Kilometres
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Lord Louis (Newport) Library

Orchard Street, Newport, PO301LL
Telephone: 01983 527655
Distance: 6.61 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: East Cowes Heritage Centre
Distance: 1.34 (km)

Museum

Attraction Name: Cowes Maritime Museum, Sir Max Aitken Museum
Distance: 1.41 (km)

Museum

Attraction Name: Classic Boat Museum & Gallery
Distance: 1.80 (km)

Museum

Attraction Name: Isle of Wight Military History Museum
Distance: 2.20 (km)
Schools

Nearest Schools

Cowes Primary School

Distance: 0.50 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Edinburgh Close, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8HF
Telephone: (01983) 293261

Lanesend Primary School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Love Lane, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7ES
Telephone: (01983) 293233

Cowes Enterprise College

Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Crossfield Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8HB
Telephone: (01983) 203103

Gurnard Primary School

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Baring Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8DS
Telephone: (01983) 295713
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 26.4
Median Speed: 16.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 4
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