Alexandra Road

Postcode: TA24 5DP

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Minehead governed by Minehead Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Minehead Central Ward in the administration area of West Somerset District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 147.06 miles West from the centre of London, 20.77 miles North West from the centre of Taunton, 23.24 miles South West from the centre of Cardiff and 26.79 miles East from the centre of Barnstaple.

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

TA24 5DP
TA24 5DR
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 17 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01643 - Minehead
Area Code: 01984 - Watchet
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.1
Median Speed: 14.9
Maximum Speed: 20.7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 11
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

The Cottage, 2 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £162,000
Sale Date: 10/07/2017
5 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £185,000
Sale Date: 06/02/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Minehead First School

Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 280
Address: Townsend Road, TA24 5RG
Telephone: 01643702938
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Minehead First School

Minehead Middle School

Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 550
Address: Ponsford Road, TA24 5RH
Telephone: 01643704191
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Minehead Middle School

West Somerset College

Distance: 1.15 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 875
Address: Bircham Road, Alcombe, TA24 6AY
Telephone: 01643706061
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to West Somerset College

Dunster First School

Distance: 2.91 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 142
Address: 13 St George's Street, Dunster, TA24 6RX
Telephone: 01643821254
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dunster First School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Minehead Community Hospital

Address: Luttrell Way,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01643 701701
Distance: 0.98 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Minehead Community Hospital

Williton Community Hospital

Address: North Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01984 635600
Distance: 11.44 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Williton Community Hospital

Wellington Community Hospital

Address: Bulford,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 662663
Distance: 30.52 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Wellington Community Hospital

Tiverton and District Hospital

Address: Kennedy Way, Tiverton, EX16 6NT,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01884 235 400
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Distance: 32.68 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tiverton and District Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Irnham Lodge Surgery

Address: Irnham Lodge Surgery, Townsend Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RG
Telephone: 01643 703289
Distance: 0.18 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Irnham Lodge Surgery

Harley House Surgery

Address: Harley House Surgery, 2 Irnham Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5DL
Telephone: 01643 703441
Distance: 0.18 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Harley House Surgery

Brendon Hills Surgery

Address: Brendon Hills Surgery, 3 Park Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SR
Telephone: 01643 821244
Distance: 3.22 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Brendon Hills Surgery

Dunster Surgery

Address: The Surgery, 3 Park Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SR
Telephone: 01643 821244
Distance: 3.22 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dunster Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Ruttley Dental Surgery

Address: Ruttley Dental Surgery, 59 Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5DY
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Ruttley Dental Surgery

Blenheim Dental Practice

Address: Blenheim Dental Practice, 5b Blenheim Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5PY
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Blenheim Dental Practice

Holloway House Dental Surgery

Address: Holloway House Dental Surgery, the Holloway, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5PB
Distance: 0.61 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Holloway House Dental Surgery

Minehead Dental Centre

Address: Minehead Dental Centre, Alcombe Childrens Centre, Stephenson Road, Minehead, TA24 5EB
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Minehead Dental Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Minehead Library

Bancks Street, Minehead, TA245DJ
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Minehead Library

Porlock Library

The Old School Centre, Porlock, TA248NP
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 8.66 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Porlock Library

Watchet Library

11 The Esplanade, Watchet, TA230AJ
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 10.39 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Watchet Library

Williton Library

Killick Way, Williton, TA44QA
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 11.76 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Cardiff International Airport is 23.63 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Cardiff International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 52.64 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Exeter International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Minehead Harbour is 1.15 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Minehead Harbour
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal is 25.88 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal
Penarth Pier is 33.53 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Penarth Pier
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 34.29 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 19.74 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J27/A361/A38 - 32.8 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M5 J27/A361/A38
Junction: M4 J35/A473 - 34.49 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J35/A473
Junction: M4 J34/A4119 - 35.07 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J34/A4119
Junction: M4 J33/A4232 - 35.57 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J33/A4232

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Operative Group

22 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5AZ
Distance: 0.32 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Co-Operative Group

Tesco

Seaward Way, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BY
Distance: 0.64 Kilometres
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Lidl UK GmbH

Seaward Way, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BY
Distance: 0.64 Kilometres
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Co-Operative Group

55/57 Alcombe Road, Alcombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6BB
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Co-Operative Group

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: West Somerset Railway
Distance: 1.98 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to West Somerset Railway

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Dunster Watermill
Distance: 2.36 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dunster Watermill

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Gallox Bridge, Butter Cross, Yarn Market
Distance: 2.36 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Gallox Bridge, Butter Cross, Yarn Market

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Exmoor National Park Visitor Centre (Dunster)
Distance: 2.49 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Somerset District
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West Somerset House
Killick Way
Williton
Taunton
Somerset
TA4 4QA
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Telephone Number: 01643 703 704
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Minehead Central Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bridgwater and West Somerset
The Member of Parliament is Ian Liddell-Grainger
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In the 2017 General Election Ian Liddell-Grainger won with a majority of 15448 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 89294
Within the area of Minehead Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029329
Ons Area Name:West Somerset 001C
Average Age : 48.49
Population: 1780.00
Male Population: 807.00 (45.34%)
Female Population: 973.00 (54.66%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 22 (1.24%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting5
Other-theft2
Burglary1
Violent-crime26
Criminal-damage-arson4
Public-order4
Other-crime1
Drugs1
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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: 297065, 145943
OS Grid Reference: SS971459
Latitude and Longitude: 51.202895870164, -3.4735572159894
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.592507 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 181
Map Name: Minehead & Brendon Hills
Minehead
West Somerset
Somerset
South West
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