Alford Close

Postcode: EX1 3LR

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Road Name:Alford Close
Road Type:residential

Alford Close is a street in the settlement of Exeter which is within the electoral area of Whipton & Barton Ward in the administration area of Exeter District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Alford Close is located 156.31 miles West from the centre of London, 1.98 miles East from the centre of Exeter, 25.92 miles South West from the centre of Taunton and 34.8 miles South East from the centre of Barnstaple.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alford Close is approximately 3.26272 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 33 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alford Close is a river called Northbrook which is approximately 0.685792 kilometres away


The Central point of Alford Close is approximately 33 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01392 - Exeter
Area Code: 01363 - Crediton

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alford Close

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Innkeeper's Lodge Exeter, Middlemoor - exeter
Star Rating:3 Stars
Refurbished in 2015, the award-winning Innkeeper's Lodge Exeter, Middlemoor is just 5 minutes
Address:Rydon Ln, EX2 7HL, Exeter
Number of Rooms:38
Lowest Price Room:£59
Holiday Inn Express Exeter - exeter
Star Rating:3 Stars
The contemporary Holiday Inn Express Exeter offers great value accommodation, free parking, and a convenient location to explore the beautiful countryside of Devon.
Address:Guardian Road, EX1 3PE, Exeter
Number of Rooms:122
Lowest Price Room:£42
Highest Price Room:£109.9
Southlands - exeter
Star Rating:4 Stars
Situated 10 minutes' stroll from Exeter city centre and set in a Georgian manor house, Southlands offers free private parking on site, as well as free Wi-Fi.
Address:Southlands, Fore Street, Heavitree, EX1 2QQ, Exeter
Number of Rooms:10
Lowest Price Room:£79
Gipsy Hill Hotel - exeter
Star Rating:3 Stars
In 3 acres of beautiful gardens, close to the M5 motorway and Exeter's city centre and airport, this 19th-century country house offers good-value rooms and free Wi-Fi and parking.
Address:Gipsy Hill Lane, EX1 3RN, Exeter
Number of Rooms:37
Lowest Price Room:£61.75
Highest Price Room:£107.5
Gras Lawn B&B - exeter
Featuring free WiFi throughout and free on-site parking, Gras Lawn B&B is located on a quiet, private estate, 20 minutes' walk from Exeter city centre and Exeter Cathedral and next door to Devon County Hall.
Address:54 Gras Lawn, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4SZ, Exeter
Number of Rooms:1

Local Council Details

Within the area of Exeter District
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Paris Street
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Telephone Number: 01392 277 888
County Council: Devon County
Within the electoral area of Whipton & Barton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Exeter
The Member of Parliament is Bradshaw, Ben

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alford Close

4 Alford Close
Sale Price: £159,950
Sale Date: 29/10/2012
11 Alford Close
Sale Price: £164,000
Sale Date: 04/11/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020039
Ons Area Name:Exeter 007D
Average Age : 40.40
Population: 1868.00
Male Population: 891.00 (47.7%)
Female Population: 977.00 (52.3%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 31 (1.66%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Whipton area has a resident population of approximately 7,900 people. The beat covers quite a large geographical area roughly stretching from Honiton Road to Pinhoe Road and from Chard Road to the edge of Exeter Business Park. The beat incorporates a broad mix of different residential housing types - being privately owned, Exeter City Council and housing association owned properties. The beat also takes in the Exeter Business Park and the Meteorological Office. There are three primary schools in the area, Whipton Infant School, Whipton Junior School and St Nicholas Church of England School. Additionally it has the Sure Start centre, a centre for families and their children under the age of five. In terms of retail activity in the residential area of the beat, there are three convenience shops, a hairdresser, and a Chinese takeaway. There is also one licensed premises - the Whipton Labour Club. In terms of public open space, there are a number of smaller recreation areas plus the large Hamlin Lane Playing Fields which include a number of well used football pitches, a toddlers play area and a BMX bicycle track.

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Telephone: 101
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Location details

Location Details

Alford Close

OS Reference: 295039, 093349
OS Grid Reference: SX950933
Latitude and Longitude: 50.729693125754, -3.487369809276
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.26272 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alford Close

Map Number: 192
Map Name: Exeter & Sidmouth
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Polsloe Bridge Rail Station is 0.95 Kilometers away (0.59 miles)
Pinhoe Rail Station is 1.60 Kilometers away (0.99 miles)
Digby & Sowton Rail Station is 2.10 Kilometers away (1.3 miles)
St James Park (Devon) Rail Station is 2.36 Kilometers away (1.47 miles)

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 5.08 Kilometers away
Plymouth City Airport is 55.76 Kilometers away
Cardiff International Airport is 75.05 Kilometers away
Bristol International Airport is 91.11 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Topsham Ferry Landing is 5.40 Kilometers away
Topsham Lock Ferry Landing is 5.51 Kilometers away
Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing is 5.62 Kilometers away
Turf Lock Inn Ferry Landing is 7.62 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alford Close is approximately 0.88 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 1.85 Km Away
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 2.62 Km Away
Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 5.93 Km Away

Health Clinics

Whipton Surgery
The Whipton Surgery, 378 Pinhoe Road, Exeter, Devon, EX48EG
Distance: 0.31 Kilometers
Telephone: 01392 462770
Bodley House
Wayside Crescent, Whipton, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3LF
Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Telephone: 01392 467411
Hill Barton Surgery
Hill Barton Surgery, 1 Lower Hill Barton Road, Exeter, Devon, EX13EN
Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Telephone: 01392 444242
Deacon Lane Surgery
Beacon Lane Surgery, 109 Beacon Lane, Exeter, EX48LT
Distance: 1.10 Kilometers
Telephone: 01392 273484
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pinhoe Library

Main Road, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX48HW
Telephone: 01392 466007
Distance: 1.498210953364826 Kilometres
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Exeter Central Library

Castle Street, Exeter, EX43PQ
Telephone: 01392 384206
Distance: 3.0046407831902995 Kilometres
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St Thomas Library

The Plaza, Cowick Street, Exeter, EX41AF
Telephone: 01392 252783
Distance: 3.7941438364827658 Kilometres
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Clyst Vale Library

Clyst Vale Community College, Station Road, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX53AJ
Telephone: 01392 464010
Distance: 4.647104881784672 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Exeter Cathedral
Distance: 0.93 (km)


Attraction Name: Exeter Castle
Distance: 1.04 (km)


Attraction Name: Royal Albert Museum, Underground Passages Museum, Tuckers Hall Museum, St Nicholas Priory, Connections Discovery Centre & Exeter Museum
Distance: 1.22 (km)


Attraction Name: Devon & Cornwall Constabulary Museum
Distance: 1.22 (km)

Nearest Schools

Whipton Barton Infants and Nursery School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Hill Lane, Whipton, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3JP
Telephone: (01392) 467556

Whipton Barton Junior School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Hill Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3JP
Telephone: (01392) 466072

Vranch House School

Distance: 0.41 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Pinhoe Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 8AD
Telephone: (01392) 468333

St James School

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Summer Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX4 8NN
Telephone: (01392) 209922

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 19.9
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 12
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