Alexandra Road

Postcode: TQ1 1HZ

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

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.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

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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


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

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Barclay Court Guest House - torquay
Star Rating:4 Stars
Situated within a quiet residential area of Torquay, Barclay Court Guest House is a late 19th-century building which retains many original features.
Address:29 Castle Road, TQ1 3BB, Torquay
Number of Rooms:11
Lowest Price Room:£30
Kirtonville - torquay
Kirtonville offers accommodation in Torquay, 400 metres from Torquay Connections - Torbay Council. The unit is 400 metres from HM Revenue & Customs. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Address:38 Warberry Road West, TQ1 1NT, Torquay
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£60
Avron House - torquay
Star Rating:4 Stars
Located on a quiet, tree-lined road in Torquay, Avron House provides peaceful bed and breakfast accommodation for adults only. Free parking is possible close by, and free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.
Address:70 Windsor Road, TQ1 1SZ, Torquay
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£49
Lemon Tree Cottage - torquay
Located 800 metres from Torquay Library, Lemon Tree Cottage offers accommodation in Torquay. The unit is 800 metres from Torquay Connections - Torbay Council. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. The kitchen comes with a dishwasher.
Address:, TQ1, Torquay
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£90
The Albaston - torquay
Star Rating:5 Stars
The Albaston is a detached Victorian house offering high-quality guest accommodation between the main town centre, the historic St Marychurch, and the beaches of Babbacombe. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas and free parking on-site.
Address:27 St Marychurch Rd, TQ1 3JF, Torquay
Number of Rooms:9
Lowest Price Room:£75
Highest Price Room:£72.00

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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Town Hall
Castle Circus
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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

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

26 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £135,500
Sale Date: 27/05/2016
8 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £138,000
Sale Date: 11/12/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

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

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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
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Torre Rail Station is 1.50 Kilometers away (0.93 miles)
Torquay Rail Station is 1.64 Kilometers away (1.02 miles)
Paignton Rail Station is 4.87 Kilometers away (3.03 miles)
Newton Abbot Rail Station is 8.38 Kilometers away (5.21 miles)

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 29.97 Kilometers away
Plymouth City Airport is 41.85 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Torquay - North Quay is 1.17 Kilometers away
Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 1.30 Kilometers away
Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing is 7.90 Kilometers away
Teignmouth Ferry Landing is 8.15 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 8.64 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 23.30 Km Away
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.26 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.06 Km Away

Health Clinics

Southover Medical Practice
Southover Medical Pract, Bronshill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ13HD
Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 327100
St Edmunds
St Edmunds, Victoria Park Road, Plainmoor, Torquay, TQ1 3QH
Distance: 0.65 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 324595
Croft Hall Medical Practice
Croft Hall Medical Centre, 19 Croft Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ25UA
Distance: 0.85 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 298441
Chatto Road Surgery
104 Chatto Road, St.marychurch, Torquay, Devon, TQ14HY
Distance: 1.14 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 314277
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Distance: 0.31 Miles
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Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Distance: 2.79 Miles
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Kingerswell Library

1 Newton Road, Kingskerswell, TQ125EH
Distance: 3.10 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Torquay Natural History Museum
Distance: 0.86 (km)

Historic House

Attraction Name: Torre Abbey
Distance: 1.02 (km)


Attraction Name: Bygones Museum
Distance: 1.13 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Babbacombe Model Village
Distance: 1.32 (km)

Nearest Schools

Ellacombe Primary School Academy

Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Ellacombe Church Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1TG
Telephone: (01803) 293040

EF International Academy Torbay

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: EF House, Castle Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3BG
Telephone: (01803) 202932

Westlands School

Distance: 0.65 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Westlands Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PE
Telephone: (01803) 400660

Warberry Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.74 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Cedars Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1SB
Telephone: (01803) 292642

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
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