Alford

Postcode: DH2 1RT

Alford is a street in the settlement of Ouston governed by Ouston Civil Parish council in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Alford is located 242.18 miles North from the centre of London, 6.03 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 53.24 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 67.47 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Alford
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alford

DH2 1RT
Height

Height

The Central point of Alford is approximately 66 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 019467 - Gosforth
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 8.2
Median Speed: 7.8
Maximum Speed: 11.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 22
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alford

23 Alford
Sale Price: £167,500
Sale Date: 25/05/2017
12 Alford
Sale Price: £162,000
Sale Date: 22/05/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Ouston Primary School

Distance: 0.35 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 267
Address: Arisaig, Ouston, DH2 1RQ
Telephone: 01914102599
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alford to Ouston Primary School

St Benet's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 265
Address: St Benet's Way, Ouston, DH2 1QX
Telephone: 01914105857
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alford to St Benet's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

Pelton Community Primary School

Distance: 1.59 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 347
Address: Ouston Lane, Pelton, DH2 1EZ
Telephone: 01913700260
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alford to Pelton Community Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic Junior School, Birtley

Distance: 1.69 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 108
Address: School Street, Birtley, DH3 2PN
Telephone: 01914102231
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alford to St Joseph's Catholic Junior School, Birtley
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 2.76 (km)
Directions from Alford to Spire Washington Hospital

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 4.37 (km)
Directions from Alford to Chester Le Street Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Address: Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 5.84 (km)
Directions from Alford to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Bensham Hospital

Address: Saltwell Road, Gateshead, NE8 4YL,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 6.45 (km)
Directions from Alford to Bensham Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Birtley Medical Group

Address: Birtley Medical Group, Durham Road, Birtley, County Durham, DH3 2QT
Telephone: 0191 4921022
Distance: 1.59 (km)
Directions from Alford to Birtley Medical Group

Pelton & Fellrose Medical Group

Address: Unit 1, Lavender Centre, Pelton Lane, Pelton, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH2 1HS
Telephone: 0191 3700500
Distance: 1.6 (km)
Directions from Alford to Pelton & Fellrose Medical Group

Birtley Lane Surgery

Address: Birtley Lane Surgery, 4 Birtley Lane, Birtley, County Durham, DH3 1AX
Telephone: 0191 4105211
Distance: 1.94 (km)
Directions from Alford to Birtley Lane Surgery

Pelton Fell Surgery

Address: 21 Gardiner Crescent, Pelton Fell, Chester-le-street, Co.durham, DH2 2NJ
Telephone: 0844 3878775
Distance: 3.35 (km)
Directions from Alford to Pelton Fell Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Oasis Dental Surgery

Address: Oasis Dental Surgery, 2 Wheldon Terrace, Pelton, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH2 1DA
Distance: 1.69 (km)
Directions from Alford to Oasis Dental Surgery

Deneholme Dental Practice

Address: Deneholme Dental Practice, Durham Road North, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 1LE
Distance: 1.79 (km)
Directions from Alford to Deneholme Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 4 Neale Terrace, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 1LR
Distance: 1.83 (km)
Directions from Alford to Dental Surgery

Roseberry School House

Address: Roseberry School House, Pelton Lane, Pelton, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH2 1NP
Distance: 2.81 (km)
Directions from Alford to Roseberry School House
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pelton Library

Ouston Lane, Chester Le Street, DH21EZ
Telephone: 0191 3700485
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
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Directions from Alford to Pelton Library

Birtley Library

Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 1.79 Kilometres
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Directions from Alford to Birtley Library

Chester-le-Street Library

Station Road, Chester Le Street, DH33BP
Telephone:
Distance: 3.96 Kilometres
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Directions from Alford to Chester-le-Street Library

Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

Independence Square, The Galleries, Washington, NE387RZ
Telephone: 0191 561 3441
Distance: 4.58 Kilometres
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Directions from Alford to Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 3.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Alford to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Dunston Station is 7.45 Kilometers away

Directions from Alford to Dunston

Dunston station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

Heworth Station is 7.66 Kilometers away

Directions from Alford to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

MetroCentre Station is 8.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Alford to MetroCentre

MetroCentre station is operated by Northern in the Blaydon area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Annan • Aspatria • Auchinleck • Bardon Mill • Barrhead • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Dalston • Dumfries • Dunlop • Dunston • Flimby • Glasgow Central • Gretna Green • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Harrington • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kilmarnock • Kilmaurs • Kirkconnel • Manors • Marton • Maryport • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • New Cumnock • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Parton • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Sanquhar • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stewarton • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitehaven • Widdrington • Wigton • Workington • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 18.04 Kilometers away Directions from Alford to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 43.19 Kilometers away Directions from Alford to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 15.13 Kilometers away
Directions from Alford to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 15.94 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 16.3 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 41.25 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alford is approximately 1.41 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 2.61 Km Away
Directions from Alford to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 2.92 Km Away
Directions from Alford to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 3.31 Km Away
Directions from Alford to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 11.39 Km Away
Directions from Alford to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Food

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA
Distance: 1.6 Kilometres
Directions from Alford to Co-operative Food

Morrisons

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QH
Distance: 1.66 Kilometres
Directions from Alford to Morrisons

The Co-op

Allendale House, Front Street, Pelton, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1DE
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
Directions from Alford to The Co-op

Tesco

Allendale House, Front Street, Pelton, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1DENorth Burns, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3TF
Distance: 3.51 Kilometres
Directions from Alford to Tesco

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway Centre
Distance: 3.23 (km)
Directions from Alford to Bowes Railway Centre

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Angel of the North
Distance: 3.32 (km)
Directions from Alford to Angel of the North

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway
Distance: 3.68 (km)
Directions from Alford to Bowes Railway

Museum

Attraction Name: Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum
Distance: 3.77 (km)
Directions from Alford to Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
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County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Durham
The Member of Parliament is Kevan Jones
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In the 2017 General Election Kevan Jones won with a majority of 12939 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 66970
Within the area of Ouston Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020614
Ons Area Name:County Durham 002B
Average Age : 45.77
Population: 1429.00
Male Population: 678.00 (47.45%)
Female Population: 751.00 (52.55%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 21 (1.47%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Rainham Central ward in Medway is an urban area with more than 5,000 households.

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Medway Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime16
Criminal-damage-arson9
Shoplifting8
Other-theft3
Vehicle-crime2
Burglary1
Bicycle-theft1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location detailsLocation Details for Alford
Name of Road: Alford
OS Reference: 425751, 554825
OS Grid Reference: NZ258548
Latitude and Longitude: 54.8874213076, -1.59852596719
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 4.38949 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alford

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Ouston
Durham
North East
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