Alexandra Road

Postcode: TA24 5DP

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

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.


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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

TA24 5DP
TA24 5DR
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 0.592507 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 17 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.422458 kilometres away


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

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Summerlands - minehead-aireborough
Located 37 km from Cardiff, Summerlands offers pet-friendly accommodation in Minehead. The property is 38 km from Weston-super-Mare and free private parking is available. The kitchen comes with a dishwasher and there is a private bathroom.
Address:, TA24, Minehead
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£80
Tregonwell House - Guest House - minehead-aireborough
Star Rating:4 Stars
Located in Minehead, just 1 mile from the Exmoor National Park, the Tregonwell House - Guest House fetaures free WiFi, off-street parking and bed and breakfast accommodation.
Address:1 Tregonwell Road, TA24 5DT, Minehead
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£75
Glendower House - minehead-aireborough
Star Rating:4 Stars
Situated in Minehead, Glendower House is just 10 minutes' walk from the town centre, the seafront, and the old harbour. With free parking, this Edwardian terraced house is ideally located for exploring Exmoor National Park.
Address:32 Tregonwell Road, TA24 5DU, Minehead
Number of Rooms:11
Lowest Price Room:£48
Candlelight B&B - minehead-aireborough
Candlelight B&B offers accommodation in Minehead. Free private parking is available on site. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms feature a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room.
Address:3 Tregonwell Road, TA24 5DT, Minehead
Number of Rooms:4
Lowest Price Room:£60
Stones Hotel Bar and Restaurant - minehead-aireborough
A 4-minute walk from the West Somerset Coastal Path, Stones Hotel Bar and Restaurant provides stylish rooms and a wide-ranging food menu. With free parking and WiFi, this hotel is just 7 minutes
Address:48 The Avenue, TA24 5AN, Minehead
Number of Rooms:19
Lowest Price Room:£52

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Somerset District
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West Somerset House
Killick Way
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Telephone Number: 01643 703 704
County Council: Somerset County
Within the electoral area of Minehead Central Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bridgwater and West Somerset
The Member of Parliament is Liddell-Grainger, Ian
Within the area of Minehead Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

19 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 27/01/2015
9 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £259,950
Sale Date: 09/11/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

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

Neighbourhood Policing

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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
West Somerset
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Rhoose Rail Station is 22.22 Kilometers away (13.81 miles)
Llantwit Major Rail Station is 22.96 Kilometers away (14.27 miles)
Barry Rail Station is 25.25 Kilometers away (15.69 miles)
Barry Island Rail Station is 25.28 Kilometers away (15.71 miles)

Nearest Airports

Cardiff International Airport is 23.67 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 52.69 Kilometers away
Bristol International Airport is 57.03 Kilometers away
Swansea Airport is 60.66 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Minehead Harbour is 1.15 Kilometers away
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal is 25.92 Kilometers away
Penarth Pier is 33.60 Kilometers away
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 34.41 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 19.74 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 32.41 Km Away
Junction: M5 J27/A361/A38 - 32.84 Km Away
Junction: M4 J35/A473 - 34.52 Km Away

Health Clinics

Dr Dmic Wawman's Practice
Warden Road Surgery, 11 Warden Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA245DS
Distance: 0.10 Kilometers
Telephone: 01643706767
Harley House Surgery
Harley House Surgery, 2 Irnham Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA245DL
Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Telephone: 01643 703441
Irnham Lodge Surgery
Irnham Lodge Surgery, Townsend Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA245RG
Distance: 0.22 Kilometers
Telephone: 01643 703289
Dunster Surgery
The Surgery, 3 Park Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA246SR
Distance: 3.23 Kilometers
Telephone: 01643 821244
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Minehead Library

Bancks Street, Minehead, TA245DJ
Distance: 0.14 Miles
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Porlock Library

The Old School Centre, Porlock, TA248NP
Distance: 5.40 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: West Somerset Railway
Distance: 1.99 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Gallox Bridge, Butter Cross, Yarn Market
Distance: 2.36 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Dunster Watermill
Distance: 2.36 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Exmoor National Park Visitor Centre (Dunster)
Distance: 2.50 (km)

Nearest Schools

Minehead First School

Distance: 0.22 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Townsend Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RG
Telephone: (01643) 702938

Minehead Middle School

Distance: 0.39 Kilometers
Type: Middle Deemed Secondary
Address: Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RH
Telephone: (01643) 704191

Foxes Academy

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: 16 Plus
Address: The Esplanade, Minehead, TA24 5QP
Telephone: (01643) 704450

St Michael's Church of England First School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Watery Lane, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5NY
Telephone: (01643) 702759

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
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