Alexandra Road

Postcode: PL2 1JX

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Plymouth which is within the electoral area of Stoke Ward in the administration area of City of Plymouth Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 193.19 miles South West from the centre of London, 1.47 miles North West from the centre of Plymouth, 27.9 miles East from the centre of St Austell and 36.45 miles South West from the centre of Exeter.

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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

PL2 1JX
PL2 1JY
PL2 1PH
PL2 1JU
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.15691 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 13 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.68526 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 13 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01752
Telephone Exchange: DEVONPORT - WWDPRT
Telephone Cabinet: P2
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Hotels
The Phantele Bed & Breakfast - plymouth
Star Rating:4 Stars
Located in the Stoke suburb of Plymouth, The Phantele Bed & Breakfast is just a 5-minute walk from Devonport Rail Station. Free parking is possible and Plymouth city centre is less than 10 minutes
Address:176 Devonport Road, PL15RD, Plymouth
Number of Rooms:7
Lowest Price Room:£35
Highest Price Room:£75.00
Mountbatten Hotel - plymouth
Mountbatten Hotel is set in Plymouth, 5 minutes' walk from Devonport Dockyard, 1.8 km from Plymouth Pavilions and 2.4 km from Plymouth Hoe. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room.
Address:Exmouth Road 52, PL1 4QH, Plymouth
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£32
Serviced Apartments - plymouth
Star Rating:4 Stars
Serviced Apartments are located just over 1 mile from Plymouth city centre, and 5 minutes' walk to Royal William Yard. The Brittany Ferry terminal is only 4 minutes away by car. These modern apartments feature balconies; one apartment has river...
Address:Evolution Cove, 31 Durnford Street, Plymouth, PL1 3EU, Plymouth
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£116.1
Brownlow Villa - plymouth
Brownlow Villa is located in Plymouth, 700 metres from Plymouth Pavilions. Plymouth Hoe is 1.4 km away. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Featuring a terrace, the accommodation is equipped with a dining area and seating area with a TV.
Address:23 Brownlow Street, PL1 3PU, Plymouth
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£72
PureServiced Apartments - plymouth
PureServiced Apartments offers accommodation in Plymouth. Plymouth Pavilions is 900 metres away. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.
Address:58 Durnford Street, PL1 3QN, Plymouth
Number of Rooms:6
Lowest Price Room:£95
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of City of Plymouth
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Plymouth
PL1 2AA
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Telephone Number: 01752 668 000
Within the electoral area of Stoke Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
The Member of Parliament is Colvile, Oliver
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Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

29 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £172,000
Sale Date: 27/08/2015
32 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £85,000
Sale Date: 07/09/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015168
Ons Area Name:Plymouth 020D
Average Age : 36.78
Population: 1810.00
Male Population: 922.00 (50.94%)
Female Population: 888.00 (49.06%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 51 (2.82%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Ford is primarily a residential area with a few local shops and two supermarkets. The majority of housing is privately owned or rented.

The area has one school, Ford Primary School.

There is a Community and Youth Centre at Cambridge Road.  The centre has an excellent gym.

In the centre of Ford there is St Levan Park which has a play park and seperate open grass area which has football goals and a basketball shooting court. It is also used by dog walkers.

Ford has an population of approximately 4,000 people. The five most common offences in the area are domestic incidents, criminal damage to vehicles, assault, theft from motor vehicles and criminal damage to dwellings.

There is an excellent Neighbourhood Watch Scheme for the streets around the park which covers approximately 5,000 residents. Pictured below are PCSO Kathy Brown with two of the co-ordinators Mike Blatchford and Paul Squire next to the community noticeboard in the park which was donated by Devon and Cornwall Police and contains lots of useful information.

The main priorities for Ford are on the 'Current priorities' page, The Neighbourhood Team and partners hold regular meetings and street surgeries. Details of these are on the 'meetings and events' page.

 

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order17
Shoplifting10
Violent-crime74
Drugs14
Burglary14
Criminal-damage-arson32
Other-theft21
Vehicle-crime8
Bicycle-theft3
Other-crime1
Theft-from-the-person1
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Alexandra Road

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Schools

Nearest Schools

Ford Primary School

Distance: 0.09 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 222
Address: Cambridge Road, Ford, PL2 1PU
Telephone: 01752567661
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Ford Primary School

College Road Primary School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: College Road, Keyham, PL2 1NS
Telephone: 01752567660
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to College Road Primary School

Keyham Barton Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.8 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 197
Address: Renown Street, Keyham, PL2 2DE
Telephone: 01752567684
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Keyham Barton Catholic Primary School

Stoke Damerel Community College

Distance: 0.81 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1418
Address: Somerset Place, Stoke, PL3 4BD
Telephone: 01752556065
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Stoke Damerel Community College

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: 245965, 056247
OS Grid Reference: SX460562
Latitude and Longitude: 50.385299880433, -4.1669823034908
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.15691 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 201
Map Name: Plymouth & Launceston
Ford
Plymouth
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Dockyard (Plymouth) Rail Station is 0.69 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Dockyard (Plymouth) Rail Station
Devonport Rail Station is 0.84 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Devonport Rail Station
Keyham Rail Station is 0.93 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Keyham Rail Station
Plymouth Rail Station is 1.97 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Plymouth Rail Station
Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co-operative Food Supermarket

Wolseley Close, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 3BY
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to The Co-operative Food Supermarket

Lidl UK GmbH

Wolseley Close, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 3BYHenderson Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL2 2AA
Distance: 0.31 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Lidl UK GmbH

Tesco Stores Ltd

Wolseley Close, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 3BYHenderson Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL2 2AA62 Wolseley Road, Plymouth, PL2 3BP
Distance: 0.44 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tesco Stores Ltd

Costcutter

Wolseley Close, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 3BYHenderson Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL2 2AA62 Wolseley Road, Plymouth, PL2 3BP61 Fleet Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 2BU
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Costcutter

Airports

Nearest Airports

Plymouth City Airport is 5.78 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Plymouth City Airport
Newquay St Mawgan Airport is 59.66 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Newquay St Mawgan Airport
Exeter International Airport is 65.46 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Exeter International Airport
Penzance Airport is 100.07 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Penzance Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Devonport Ferry Terminal is 1.57 Kilometers away
Torpoint Ferry Terminal is 2.12 Kilometers away
Plymouth Stonehouse Ferry Terminal is 2.27 Kilometers away
Plymouth Ferry Terminal is 2.48 Kilometers away
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.38 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 56.58 Km Away
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 61.73 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 62.89 Km Away
Health

Health Clinics

St Neots Surgery
St Neots Surgery, 47 Wolseley Road, Milehouse, Plymouth, Devon, PL23BJ
Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Telephone: 01752 561305
Learning Disability Service
Westbourne Unit, Scott Hospital, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 2PQ
Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Telephone: 01752 434016
Primary Care Addiction Team
350 St Levan Road, Keyham, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 1JR
Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Telephone: 01752 568228
St.levan Surgery
St.levan Surgery, 350 St.levan Road, Keyham, Plymouth, Devon, PL21JR
Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Telephone: 01752 561973
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

North Prospect Library

Wolseley Road, North Prospect, Plymouth, PL23JQ
Telephone: 01752 556778
Distance: 0.36 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to North Prospect Library

Stoke Library

21 Albert Road, Stoke, Plymouth, PL21AB
Telephone: 01752 306239
Distance: 0.77 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Stoke Library

St Aubyn (Devonport) Library

Chapel Street, Devonport, Plymouth, PL14DP
Telephone: 01752 305203
Distance: 1.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to St Aubyn (Devonport) Library

Peverell Library

242a Peverell Park Road, Peverell, Plymouth, PL34QF
Telephone: 01752 305633
Distance: 1.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Peverell Library
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: City Museum and Art Gallery, Elizabethan House, Mayflower Exhibition
Distance: 2.52 (km)

Museum

Attraction Name: Merchants House Museum
Distance: 2.52 (km)

Castle

Attraction Name: Plymouth Royal Citadel
Distance: 2.74 (km)

Historic House

Attraction Name: Mary Newmans Cottage
Distance: 3.26 (km)
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 21.9
Median Speed: 17.8
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 28
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