Alexandra Road

Postcode: SG5 1RB

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Hitchin which is within the electoral area of Hitchin Bearton Ward in the administration area of North Hertfordshire District Council within Hertfordshire County Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 32.23 miles North from the centre of London, 8.1 miles North East from the centre of Luton, 14.42 miles North from the centre of St Albans and 15.11 miles South East from the centre of Bedford.

Road Name:King's Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

SG5 1RB
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 46.2343 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 59 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a river called River Hiz which is approximately 0.0981079 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 59 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01462
Telephone Exchange: HITCHIN - SMHI
Telephone Cabinet: P4
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 25.6
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 26
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

24 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £400,000
Sale Date: 25/08/2016
20 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £475,000
Sale Date: 11/03/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

York Road Nursery School

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 118
Address: York Road, SG5 1XA
Telephone: 01462459127
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to York Road Nursery School

St Andrew's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Hitchin

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 262
Address: Benslow Lane, SG4 9RD
Telephone: 01462459160
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to St Andrew's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Hitchin

Wilshere-Dacre Junior Academy

Distance: 0.78 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 249
Address: Fishponds Road, SG5 1NS
Telephone: 01462459215
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Wilshere-Dacre Junior Academy

Hitchin Boys' School

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1048
Address: Grammar School Walk, SG5 1JB
Telephone: 01462432181
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Hitchin Boys' School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Pinehill Hospital

Address: Benslow Lane, Hitchin, SG4 9QZ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01462 422822
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Pinehill Hospital

Hampden House

Address: Elmside Walk, Hitchin, SG5 1HB,
NHS Sector
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01462 633666
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Hampden House

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Address: Graveley Road, Stevenage,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 01438 342942
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.83 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Lister Hospital

Address: Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 314333
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.25 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Lister Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Regal Chambers Surgery

Address: Regal Chambers Surgery, 50 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LL
Telephone: 01462 453232
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Regal Chambers Surgery

Courtenay House Surgery

Address: Bancroft Court, 30-35 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LH
Telephone: 01462 434239
Distance: 0.69 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Courtenay House Surgery

Orford Lodge

Address: Orford Lodge, 100 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1ND
Telephone: 01462 432042
Distance: 0.73 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Orford Lodge

Ramsay Pinehill Hospital

Address: Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9QZ
Telephone: 01462 422822
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Ramsay Pinehill Hospital
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Orthodontic Practice

Address: Orthodontic Practice, 47 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LA
Distance: 0.66 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Orthodontic Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, the Rear of 84/85 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NQ
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 7 Bancroft Court, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LH
Distance: 0.69 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Surgery

Mr N F Faryad

Address: Mr N F Faryad, 7 Highbury Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RW
Distance: 0.76 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Mr N F Faryad
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hitchin Library

Paynes Park, Hitchin, SG51EW
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 1.17 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Hitchin Library

Letchworth Library

Central Library, Broadway, Letchworth, SG63PF
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.63 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Letchworth Library

Stevenage Old Town Library

38 High Street, Stevenage, SG13EF
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 6.36 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Stevenage Old Town Library

Baldock Library

Simpson Drive, Baldock, SG76DH
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 6.76 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Baldock Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Luton Airport Parkway Station is 12.67 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Luton Airport Parkway

Luton Airport Parkway station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton South area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Collingham • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Market Harborough • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Luton Station is 12.82 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Luton

Luton station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton South area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Luton Airport Parkway • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nottingham • Nunhead • Oakham • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Leagrave Station is 14.09 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Leagrave

Leagrave station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton North area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Watton-At-Stone Station is 15.13 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Watton-At-Stone

Watton-At-Stone station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the North East Hertfordshire area on the Hertford Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alexandra Palace • Bayford • Bowes Park • Crews Hill • Cuffley • Drayton Park • Enfield Chase • Essex Road • Finsbury Park • Gordon Hill • Grange Park • Harringay • Hertford North • Highbury & Islington • Hitchin • Hornsey • Letchworth • Moorgate • Old Street • Palmers Green • Stevenage • Winchmore Hill

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 11.22 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport is 37.07 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to London Stansted Airport
Cambridge Airport is 41.38 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Cambridge Airport
London City Airport is 54.79 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to London City Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Blackfriars Pier is 50.74 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Blackfriars Pier
Savoy Pier is 50.75 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Savoy Pier
Embankment Pier is 50.88 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Embankment Pier
Festival Pier is 51.02 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Festival Pier
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 2.66 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J8/A602/B197 - 4.64 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J8/A602/B197
Junction: A1(M) J9/A505/B197 - 4.65 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J9/A505/B197
Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 7.73 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507
Junction: A1(M) J7/A602 - 8.76 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J7/A602

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd

Lyon Court, Walsworth Road, Hitchin, SG4 9SX
Distance: 0.48 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tesco Stores Ltd

Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited

Whinbush Road, Hitchin, SG5 1PU
Distance: 0.62 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited

Spar

1-3 The Mead, Hitchin, SG5 1XZ
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Spar

Iceland Frozen Foods Plc

21 Churchgate, Hitchin, SG5 1DN
Distance: 1.1 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Iceland Frozen Foods Plc

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Hitchin British Schools
Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Hitchin British Schools

Museum

Attraction Name: Hitchin Museum
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Hitchin Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, First Garden City Heritage Museum
Distance: 3.61 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, First Garden City Heritage Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Standalone Farm Centre
Distance: 4.86 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Standalone Farm Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Hertfordshire District
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices
Gernon Road
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 3JF
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01462 474000
County Council: Hertfordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Hitchin Bearton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden
The Member of Parliament is Lilley, Peter
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01023604
Ons Area Name:North Hertfordshire 010D
Average Age : 40.44
Population: 1369.00
Male Population: 697.00 (50.91%)
Female Population: 672.00 (49.09%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 6 (0.44%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Hitchin Bearton, Hitchin Highbury and Walsworth, Hitchin Oughton and Cadwell and Hitchin Priory

Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting17
Other-theft17
Violent-crime14
Burglary5
Drugs2
Criminal-damage-arson13
Vehicle-crime8
Bicycle-theft2
Public-order6
Theft-from-the-person3
Possession-of-weapons1
Other-crime2
Source: data.police.uk 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: 518970, 230023
OS Grid Reference: TL190300
Latitude and Longitude: 51.955521002993, -0.26850612014423
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 46.2343 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 166
Map Name: Luton & Hertford
Hitchin
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
South East
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