Alexandra Road

Postcode: SN1 1DR

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

Alexandra Road is located 72.26 miles West from the centre of London, 0.31 miles North East from the centre of Swindon, 25.04 miles North East from the centre of Trowbridge and 25.9 miles South West from the centre of Oxford.

Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential
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SN1 1DR
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 45.9606 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 101 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a river called River Ray which is approximately 2.4774 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 101 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01793
Telephone Exchange: SWINDON - SSSWN
Telephone Cabinet: P110
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 27.6
Median Speed: 20.1
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 18
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

14 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £112,000
Sale Date: 19/09/2014
8 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £133,000
Sale Date: 01/11/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Holy Rood Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 248
Address: Groundwell Road, SN1 2LU
Telephone: 01793523802
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Holy Rood Catholic Primary School

Gorse Hill Primary School

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 468
Address: Avening Street, Gorse Hill, SN2 8BZ
Telephone: 01793523800
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Gorse Hill Primary School

Drove Primary School Part of the Whitehorse Federation

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 727
Address: Drove Road, SN1 3AH
Telephone: 01793818608
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Drove Primary School Part of the Whitehorse Federation

UTC Swindon

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: University Technical College
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 152
Address: Bristol Street, SN1 5ET
Telephone: 01793207920
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to UTC Swindon
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Ridgeway Hospital

Address: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, SN4 9DD,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01793 814848
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.49 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to BMI The Ridgeway Hospital

The Great Western Hospital

Address: Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6BB,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01793 604020
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.86 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to The Great Western Hospital

Fairford Hospital

Address: The Croft,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 6470
Distance: 15.83 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Fairford Hospital

Savernake Hospital

Address: General Hospital, Marlborough, SN8 3HL,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01672 517200
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 17.54 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Savernake Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Carfax Health Enterprise

Address: Carfax Health Centre, Carfax Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1ED
Telephone: 01793 541655
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Carfax Health Enterprise

Carfax Walk in

Address: Carfax Health Centre, Carfax Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1ED
Telephone: 01793 541655
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Carfax Walk in

Cash Services

Address: Swindon Health Centre, Carfax Street, Swindon, SN1 1ED
Telephone: 01793 428525
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Cash Services

Whalebridge Practice

Address: The Whalebridge Practice, Health Ctr,carefax St, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1ED
Telephone: 01793 692933
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Whalebridge Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Ambience Dental Practice

Address: Ambience Dental Practice, First Floor, Wade House, 37 39 Queen Street, Swindon, SN1 1RN
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Ambience Dental Practice

Whitecross Dental Care Ltd

Address: Whitecross Dental Care Ltd, 93-97 Cricklade Road, Swindon, SN2 1AB
Distance: 0.77 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Whitecross Dental Care Ltd

Dental Practice

Address: Dental Practice, Berkeley House, 9 Milton Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 5JE
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Practice

64 Commercial Road

Address: 64 Commercial Road, Swindon, SN1 5NX
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to 64 Commercial Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Swindon Central Library

Regent Circus, Swindon, SN11QG
Telephone:
Distance: 0.79 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Swindon Central Library

Gorse Hill Library

Community Centre, Swindon, SN28DA
Telephone:
Distance: 0.9 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Gorse Hill Library

Even Swindon Library

Jennings Street, Swindon, SN22BG
Telephone: 01793 486103
Distance: 1.5 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Even Swindon Library

Walcot Library

Somerville Road, Swindon, SN33BL
Telephone: 01793 463238
Distance: 1.57 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Walcot Library

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Kemble Station is 20.69 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Kemble

Kemble station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Thetswolds area on the Swindon - Stonehouse stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Cheltenham Spa • Chippenham • Didcot Parkway • Dilton Marsh • Gloucester • Melksham • Paddington • Reading • Romsey • Salisbury • Southampton Central • Stonehouse • Stroud • Swindon • Trowbridge • Warminster • Westbury • Worcester Shrub Hill

Shipton Station is 35.8 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Shipton

Shipton station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Witney area on the Cotswolds Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ascott-Under-Wychwood • Charlbury • Colwall • Combe • Evesham • Finstock • Great Malvern • Hanborough • Hereford • Honeybourne • Kingham • Ledbury • Maidenhead • Malvern Link • Moreton-In-Marsh • Oxford • Paddington • Pershore • Reading • Slough • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Ascott-Under-Wychwood Station is 36.74 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Ascott-Under-Wychwood

Ascott-Under-Wychwood station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Witney area on the Cotswolds Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Charlbury • Combe • Evesham • Finstock • Great Malvern • Hanborough • Honeybourne • Kingham • Malvern Link • Moreton-In-Marsh • Oxford • Paddington • Pershore • Reading • Shipton • Slough • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Kingham Station is 38.86 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Kingham

Kingham station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Witney area on the Cotswolds Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ascott-Under-Wychwood • Charlbury • Colwall • Combe • Didcot Parkway • Evesham • Finstock • Great Malvern • Hanborough • Hereford • Honeybourne • Ledbury • Maidenhead • Malvern Link • Moreton-In-Marsh • Oxford • Paddington • Pershore • Reading • Shipton • Slough • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Oxford Airport is 43.92 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to London Oxford Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 44.59 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Gloucestershire Airport
Bristol International Airport is 67.26 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Bristol International Airport
Southampton Airport is 74.42 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Southampton Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 51.4 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Sharpness Old Docks
Lydney Harbour is 52.45 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Lydney Harbour
Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing is 56.69 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing
Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing is 56.83 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.92 miles from the M4

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J16/A3102/B4005 - 5.44 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J16/A3102/B4005
Junction: M4 J15/A419(T)/A346 - 5.88 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J15/A419(T)/A346
Junction: M4 J17/A350/A429/B4122 - 24.11 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J17/A350/A429/B4122
Junction: M4 J14/A338 - 24.22 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M4 J14/A338

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd

13-17 The Parade, Central, Swindon, Wilts,
Distance: 0.5 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tesco Stores Ltd

Wilkinson Hardware Stores

55 - 58 Fleet Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1RA,
Distance: 0.54 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Wilkinson Hardware Stores

Marks & Spencer Plc

81 Regent Street, Swindon, SN1 1JY
Distance: 0.56 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Marks & Spencer Plc

Iceland Frozen Foods Plc

15 Havelock Square, Swindon, SN1 1LE
Distance: 0.62 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Iceland Frozen Foods Plc

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Swindon Arts Centre
Distance: 1.6 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Swindon Arts Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Richard Jefferies Museum, Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Richard Jefferies Museum, Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Country Park

Attraction Name: Coate Water Country Park
Distance: 4.11 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Coate Water Country Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Mouldon Hill Country Park
Distance: 4.23 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Mouldon Hill Country Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Swindon
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Offices
Euclid Street
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN1 2JH
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01793 445 500
Within the electoral area of Central Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Swindon
The Member of Parliament is Robert Buckland
Details for the MP Robert Buckland on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Robert Buckland on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Robert Buckland won with a majority of 2464 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 72372
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015480
Ons Area Name:Swindon 015D
Average Age : 33.94
Population: 2371.00
Male Population: 1322.00 (55.76%)
Female Population: 1049.00 (44.24%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 61 (2.57%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
Visit Police Website
Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting74
Public-order36
Violent-crime101
Criminal-damage-arson45
Theft-from-the-person13
Other-theft43
Burglary41
Other-crime6
Bicycle-theft10
Robbery5
Vehicle-crime37
Possession-of-weapons2
Drugs3
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: 415176, 185222
OS Grid Reference: SU152852
Latitude and Longitude: 51.565193260807, -1.781032121737
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 45.9606 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 173
Map Name: Swindon & Devizes
Swindon
Swindon
South West
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