Alexandra Road

Postcode: TQ1 1HZ

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

Alexandra Road is located 165.11 miles South West from the centre of London, 17.5 miles South from the centre of Exeter, 28.07 miles East from the centre of Plymouth and 41.94 miles South West from the centre of Taunton.

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

TQ1 1HZ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.00596 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 41 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.05447 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 41 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01803 - Torquay
Area Code: 01626 - Newton Abbot
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 16.1
Median Speed: 15.1
Maximum Speed: 22.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 24
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

42 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £105,000
Sale Date: 24/02/2017
32 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £131,000
Sale Date: 06/01/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Ellacombe Academy

Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 373
Address: Ellacombe Church Road, TQ1 1TG
Telephone: 01803293040
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Ellacombe Academy

The Spires College

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 929
Address: Westlands Lane, TQ1 3PE
Telephone: 01803400660
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to The Spires College

Warberry CofE Academy

Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 413
Address: Cedars Road, TQ1 1SB
Telephone: 01803292642
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Warberry CofE Academy

All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Quinta Road, TQ1 3RN
Telephone: 01803329131
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Mount Stuart Hospital

Address: St. Vincents Road, Torquay, TQ1 4UP,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01803 313881
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Distance: 1.24 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Mount Stuart Hospital

Torbay Hospital

Address: Lowes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA,
NHS Sector
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01803 614567
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.38 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Torbay Hospital

Paignton Community Hospital

Address: Church Street, Paignton, TQ3 3AG,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01803 547171
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Distance: 4.82 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Paignton Community Hospital

Teignmouth Community Hospital

Address: Mill Lane, Teignmouth, TQ14 9BQ,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01626 772161
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.69 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Teignmouth Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Southover Medical Practice

Address: Southover Medical Pract, Bronshill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HD
Telephone: 01803 327100
Distance: 0.49 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Southover Medical Practice

Croft Hall Medical Practice

Address: Croft Hall Medical Centre, 19 Croft Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5UA
Telephone: 01803 298441
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Croft Hall Medical Practice

Brunel Medical Practice

Address: Brunel Medical Practice, St Albans Rd,babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3SL
Telephone: 01803 312233
Distance: 1.14 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Brunel Medical Practice

Parkhill Medical Practice

Address: Parkhill Medical Practice, 3 Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AR
Telephone: 01803 212489
Distance: 1.18 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Parkhill Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Terrace Dental Surgery

Address: Terrace Dental Surgery, 1 St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HY
Distance: 0.46 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Terrace Dental Surgery

89 Union Street

Address: 89 Union Street, Torquay, TQ1 3DG
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to 89 Union Street

Blythswood Dental Surgery

Address: Blythswood Dental Surgery, 69 St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HG
Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Blythswood Dental Surgery

Torbay Dental Practice

Address: 4 Madrepore Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1EY
Distance: 0.59 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Torbay Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Telephone: 01803 208311
Distance: 0.49 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Torquay Central Library

Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Telephone:
Distance: 4.48 Kilometres
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Kingerswell Library

1 Newton Road, Kingskerswell, TQ125EH
Telephone: 01803 873723
Distance: 4.98 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Kingerswell Library

Churston Library

Broadsands Road, Churston, TQ46LL
Telephone:
Distance: 7.9 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Churston Library

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

Hotels

Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 29.94 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Exeter International Airport
Plymouth City Airport is 41.7 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Plymouth City Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 103.91 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Cardiff International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 116.68 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Bristol International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Torquay - North Quay is 1.17 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Torquay - North Quay
Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 1.3 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon
Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing is 7.89 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing
Teignmouth Ferry Landing is 8.14 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Teignmouth Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 8.64 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 23.28 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M5 J31/A30/A38
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.23 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M5 J30/A376/A379
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.03 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M5 J29/A30(T)
Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 44.49 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M5 J28/A373/B3181

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland

5-6 Union Square Shopping Centre, Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3UT
Distance: 0.45 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Iceland

Waitrose

5-6 Union Square Shopping Centre, Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3UTSt Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HL
Distance: 0.7 Kilometres
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Tesco Metro

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EN
Distance: 0.89 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tesco Metro

Tesco

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EN55-57 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3SN
Distance: 1.18 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tesco

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Torquay Natural History Museum
Distance: 0.86 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Torquay Natural History Museum

Historic House

Attraction Name: Torre Abbey
Distance: 1.01 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Torre Abbey

Museum

Attraction Name: Bygones Museum
Distance: 1.13 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bygones Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Babbacombe Model Village
Distance: 1.32 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Babbacombe Model Village

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01803 207201
Within the electoral area of Ellacombe Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torbay
The Member of Parliament is Sanders, Adrian
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015214
Ons Area Name:Torbay 006A
Average Age : 37.14
Population: 1407.00
Male Population: 692.00 (49.18%)
Female Population: 715.00 (50.82%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 60 (4.26%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Other-theft37
Drugs24
Violent-crime155
Burglary31
Shoplifting34
Vehicle-crime16
Criminal-damage-arson46
Public-order21
Robbery4
Theft-from-the-person5
Possession-of-weapons3
Bicycle-theft2
Other-crime2
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: 291831, 064538
OS Grid Reference: SX918645
Latitude and Longitude: 50.470073699794, -3.5244197723409
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.00596 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 202
Map Name: Torbay & South Dartmoor
Torquay
Torbay
South West
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