Alexandra Road

Postcode: DA12 2QG

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Gravesend which is within the electoral area of Riverside Ward in the administration area of Gravesham District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 21.95 miles East from the centre of London, 12.78 miles North West from the centre of Maidstone, 20.7 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 31.91 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.


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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

DA12 2QG
DA12 2QQ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 0.400728 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 7 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a tidal river called River Thames which is approximately 1.0381 kilometres away


The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 7 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01474 - Gravesend
Area Code: 01987 - Ebbsfleet
Area Code: 01375 - Grays Thurrock
Area Code: 01322 - Dartford

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Shamrock Guest House - gravesend
Situated on the south bank of the Thames, The Shamrock Guest House offers affordable accommodation midway between London and Dover. Bluewater Shopping Centre is just 6 miles away. Rooms at The Shamrock all have TVs and tea/coffee facilities.
Address:118 Milton Road, DA12 2PF, Gravesend
Number of Rooms:28
Lowest Price Room:£33
Highest Price Room:£52.00
The Clarendon Royal Hotel - gravesend
Offering a restaurant and free WiFi access, The Clarendon Royal Hotel is located in the town of Gravesend, on the south bank of the River Thames. The hotel is just 13 minutes' drive from Bluewater, the popular shopping centre.
Address:Royal Pier Road, DA12 2BE, Gravesend. Kent
Number of Rooms:20
Lowest Price Room:£85
Old Prince of Orange - gravesend
Featuring free WiFi and a children's playground, Old Prince of Orange offers pet-friendly accommodation in Gravesend, Kent. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms have a TV.
Address:1 Old Road East, DA12 1NJ, Gravesend
Number of Rooms:7
Lowest Price Room:£40
Overcliffe Hotel - gravesend
The privately-owned Overcliffe Hotel is just 2 miles from the Eurostar terminal at Ebbsfleet International Station and a 5-minute drive from Bluewater Shopping Centre. This country house hotel has free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Address:15/16 Overcliffe, DA11 0EF, Gravesend
Number of Rooms:29
Lowest Price Room:£89
Highest Price Room:£129.0
Best Western Manor Hotel - gravesend
Star Rating:3 Stars
The Manor Hotel in Gravesend is a hotel with personality. Located close to the Gravesend East junction of the A2, 4 miles east of the M25 motorway.
Address:Hever Court Rd, DA12 5UQ, Gravesend
Number of Rooms:63
Lowest Price Room:£59
Highest Price Room:£107.0

Local Council Details

Within the area of Gravesham District
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Civic Centre
Windmill Street
DA12 1AU
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Telephone Number: 01474 337 000
County Council: Kent County
Within the electoral area of Riverside Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gravesham
The Member of Parliament is Holloway, Adam

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

47 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £180,000
Sale Date: 17/07/2015
5 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £170,000
Sale Date: 17/10/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024293
Ons Area Name:Gravesham 003C
Average Age : 35.91
Population: 1729.00
Male Population: 865.00 (50.03%)
Female Population: 864.00 (49.97%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 32 (1.85%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Riverside ward in Gravesend is an urban area with more than 3,600 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Gravesham Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Source: accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Alexandra Road


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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: 566180, 173887
OS Grid Reference: TQ662739
Latitude and Longitude: 51.439076660682, 0.39128231616802
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.400728 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Gravesend Rail Station is 1.61 Kilometers away (1 miles)
Tilbury Town Rail Station is 3.54 Kilometers away (2.2 miles)
Northfleet Rail Station is 4.59 Kilometers away (2.85 miles)
Ebbsfleet International Rail Station is 4.79 Kilometers away (2.98 miles)

Nearest Airports

London City Airport is 24.69 Kilometers away
London Southend Airport is 26.08 Kilometers away
Biggin Hill Airport is 27.50 Kilometers away
London Gatwick Airport is 49.75 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 1.63 Kilometers away
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 2.05 Kilometers away
Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 23.01 Kilometers away
Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 23.58 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.96 miles from the A2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 8.53 Km Away
Junction: M25 J31/A13(T)/A282(T)/A1090 - 10.06 Km Away
Junction: M25 J30/A13(T) - 10.60 Km Away

Health Clinics

Rochester Road Surgery
115 Rochester Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA122HU
Distance: 0.50 Kilometers
Telephone: 01474 560346
Lower Higham Road Surgery
48 Lower Higham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA122NG
Distance: 1.06 Kilometers
Telephone: 01474 564575
Parrock Street Surgery
186 Parrock Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA121EN
Distance: 1.30 Kilometers
Telephone: 01474 567888
Lamorna Surgery
Lamorna Surgery, Thomas Drive, Gravesend, Kent, DA125PZ
Distance: 1.35 Kilometers
Telephone: 01474 363217
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Gravesend Library

Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA121BE
Distance: 0.87 Miles
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Kings Farm Library

Sun Lane, Gravesend, DA125HR
Distance: 1.06 Miles
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Dashwood Library

Dashwood Road, Gravesham, DA117LY
Distance: 1.42 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Gravesham Museum, New Tavern Fort
Distance: 0.11 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Milton Chantry
Distance: 1.71 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Tilbury Fort
Distance: 1.77 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Tilbury Fort
Distance: 2.10 (km)

Nearest Schools

St John's Catholic Primary School, Gravesend

Distance: 0.39 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Rochester Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2SY
Telephone: (01474) 534546

Gravesend Grammar School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Church Walk, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2PR
Telephone: (01474) 331893

St John's Catholic Comprehensive

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Rochester Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JW
Telephone: (01474) 534718

Chantry Community Academy

Distance: 0.81 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Ordnance Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2RL
Telephone: (01474) 350011

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 22.6
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 26
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