Alexandra Road

Postcode: LE2 2BB

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Leicester which is within the electoral area of Knighton Ward in the administration area of City of Leicester Council located in the East Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 88.02 miles North West from the centre of London, 1.82 miles South East from the centre of Leicester, 22.35 miles North East from the centre of Coventry and 23.38 miles South from the centre of Nottingham.

Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

LE2 2BB
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 94 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 0116 - Leicester
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 27.9
Median Speed: 24
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 46
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

Flat 1 12 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £95,000
Sale Date: 31/03/2017
29d Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £155,000
Sale Date: 31/01/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St John the Baptist CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.64 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 445
Address: East Avenue, LE2 1TE
Telephone: 01162709932
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to St John the Baptist CofE Primary School

St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy

Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 280
Address: Newstead Road, LE2 3TA
Telephone: 01162706365
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy

Leicester Partnership School

Distance: 0.89 Kilometers
Type: Pupil Referral Unit
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 35
Address: Carisbrooke Gardens, LE2 3PR
Telephone: 01163033281
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Leicester Partnership School

Avenue Primary School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 566
Address: Avenue Road Extension, LE2 3EJ
Telephone: 01162708326
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Avenue Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Leicester Hospital

Address: Gartree Road, Leicester, LE2 2FF,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0116 265 3685
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Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Spire Leicester Hospital

Leicester General Hospital

Address: Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 2.14 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Leicester General Hospital

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Address: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 2.39 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Leicester Royal Infirmary

Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital

Address: Scraptoft Lane, Leicester, LE5 1HY,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
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Distance: 3.81 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Queens Road Medical Centre

Address: The Queens Rd Medical Ctr, 220 Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 3FT
Telephone: 0116 2702233
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Queens Road Medical Centre

Ar-razi Medical Centre

Address: Ar-razi Medical Centre, 1 Evington Lane, Leicester, LE5 5PQ
Telephone: 0116 2490000
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Ar-razi Medical Centre

Evington Medical Centre (c Kumar)

Address: Evington Medical Centre, 2-6 Halsbury Street, Leicester, LE2 1QA
Telephone: 0116 3190343
Distance: 0.9 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Evington Medical Centre (c Kumar)

Dr P Khunti & Partners

Address: Victoria Park Health Ctr, 203 Victoria Park Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 1XD
Telephone: 0116 2151105
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dr P Khunti & Partners
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

1 Francis Street

Address: 1 Francis Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2BE
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to 1 Francis Street

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 181 Queens Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3FN
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 138 Victoria Park Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 1XD
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Surgery

Dental Art

Address: Dental Art, 168 Evington Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 1HL
Distance: 1.09 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Art
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Knighton Library

Clarendon Park Road, Leicester, LE23AJ
Telephone: (0116) 299 5477
Distance: 0.89 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Knighton Library

Evington Library

200 Evington Lane, Leicester, LE56DH
Telephone: (0116) 221 1286
Distance: 1.73 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Evington Library

Highfields Library

98 Melbourne Road, Leicester, LE20DS
Telephone: (0116) 299 5494
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
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Oadby Library

10 The Parade, Leicester, LE25BF
Telephone: 0116 305 8763
Distance: 2.32 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Leicester Station is 2.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Leicester

Leicester station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Leicester South area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Ashchurch • Attenborough • Audley End • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Belper • Birmingham New Street • Bleasby • Bromsgrove • Burton Joyce • Cambridge • Carlton • Cheltenham Spa • Chesterfield • Coleshill Parkway • Collingham • Derby • Doncaster • East Midlands Parkway • Ely • Fiskerton • Gloucester • Hinckley • Hykeham • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Manea • March • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Metheringham • Narborough • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Rolleston • Ruskington • Scarborough • Sheffield • Sileby • Sleaford • South Wigston • St.Pancras • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Swinderby • Syston • Thurgarton • University • Wakefield Westgate • Water Orton • Wellingborough • Whittlesea • York

South Wigston Station is 4.26 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to South Wigston

South Wigston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Harborough area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Narborough • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Narborough Station is 8.31 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Narborough

Narborough station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the South Leicestershire area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • South Wigston • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Syston Station is 8.8 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Syston

Syston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Charnwood area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Attenborough • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Beeston • Bleasby • Burton Joyce • Carlton • Collingham • East Midlands Parkway • Fiskerton • Hykeham • Kettering • Leicester • Lincoln Central • Loughborough • Lowdham • Metheringham • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Rolleston • Ruskington • Sileby • Sleaford • St.Pancras • Swinderby • Thurgarton

Airports

Nearest Airports

East Midlands Airport is 27.87 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 37.26 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Coventry Airport
London Oxford Airport is 88.18 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to London Oxford Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 96.26 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 3.85 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 6.33 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M1 J21/M69/A5460
Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 8.34 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J22/A50/A511 - 15.44 Km Away
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Junction: M69 J2/B4669 - 16.63 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsbury's Local

87 - 89 Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 1TT
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Sainsbury's Local

Co-operative Store

202 Clarendon Park Road, Leicester, LE2 3AF
Distance: 0.99 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Co-operative Store

Knighton Supermarket

201 Clarendon Park Road, Leicester, LE2 3AN
Distance: 1.03 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Knighton Supermarket

Co-op

170 - 182 Evington Road, Leicester, LE2 1HL
Distance: 1.08 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Co-op

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Garden

Attraction Name: University of Leicester Botanic Garden
Distance: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to University of Leicester Botanic Garden

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Leicester Racecourse
Distance: 2.17 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Gas Museum
Distance: 2.66 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Newarke Houses Museum
Distance: 2.79 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Newarke Houses Museum

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of City of Leicester
Visit the Council's Website
New Walk Centre
Welford Place
Leicester
LE1 6ZG
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0116 252 7000
Within the electoral area of Knighton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Leicester South
The Member of Parliament is Jon Ashworth
Details for the MP Jon Ashworth on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Jon Ashworth on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Jon Ashworth won with a majority of 26261 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 75534
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01013711
Ons Area Name:Leicester 030G
Average Age : 46.14
Population: 1625.00
Male Population: 797.00 (49.05%)
Female Population: 828.00 (50.95%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 38 (2.34%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson27
Shoplifting16
Vehicle-crime36
Violent-crime87
Robbery2
Bicycle-theft10
Public-order12
Burglary40
Drugs5
Other-theft31
Other-crime5
Possession-of-weapons1
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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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: 460699, 302425
OS Grid Reference: SK607024
Latitude and Longitude: 52.615846942933, -1.1033758868569
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 65.7664 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 140
Map Name: Leicester Coventry & Rugby
Stoneygate
Leicester
East Midlands
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