Alston Lane

Postcode: TQ5 0HJ

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Road Name:Alston Lane
Road Type:unclassified
Speed Limit:60 Mph

Alston Lane is a street which is within the electoral area of Churston-with-Galmpton Ward in the administration area of Torbay Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Alston Lane is located 168.71 miles South West from the centre of London, 23.18 miles South from the centre of Exeter, 26.19 miles East from the centre of Plymouth and 47.53 miles South West from the centre of Taunton.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

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Alston Lane is approximately 1.55241 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 69 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alston Lane is an unnamed lake which is approximately 0.539763 kilometres away


The Central point of Alston Lane is approximately 69 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01803 - Torquay

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Mulberry Cottage - churston-ferrers
Situated in Churston Ferrers, this holiday home is set 9 km from Torquay. The property is 42 km from Plymouth and free private parking is featured. The unit fitted with a kitchen with an oven and toaster.
Address:, TQ5, Churston Ferrers Brixham
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£406.5
The Weary Ploughman Inn - brixham-aireborough
Situated in Churston Ferrers, The Weary Ploughman Inn is a pub and restaurant, with rooms. This 19th century inn is just 2 miles from Brixham and offers stylish B&B accommodation with free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Address:Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, TQ5 0LL, Brixham
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£55
Highest Price Room:£100.0
White Horse Guesthouse - brixham-aireborough
Star Rating:4 Stars
This family run guest house is set in its own grounds and is ideal for touring the area and enjoying the coastal walks that take in some of Devon's best scenery. The White Horse was built in the mid 19th century by Lord Churston.
Address:Dartmouth Rd, Churston Ferrers, TQ5 0LL, Brixham
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£34
Highest Price Room:£120.0
Churston Court Inn - churston-ferrers
Star Rating:3 Stars
Churston Court is situated in Churston, near the hamlet of Galmpton, is set in the heart of the English Rivera. It offers a bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi in the public areas.
Address:Church Street, TQ5 0JE, Churston
Number of Rooms:17
Lowest Price Room:£61.75
Highest Price Room:£234.0
Elberry Farm - paignton-aireborough
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Elberry Farm is set in Paignton, 3.3 km from Paignton Beach. Free private parking is available on site. All units have a flat-screen TV. There is a private bathroom with a shower in each unit.
Address:Elberry Farm Broadsands, TQ4 6HJ, Paignton
Number of Rooms:2

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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Telephone Number: 01803 207201
Within the electoral area of Churston-with-Galmpton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Totnes
The Member of Parliament is Wollaston, Sarah

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alston Lane

3 Alston Farm Cottages Alston Lane
Sale Price: £358,500
Sale Date: 28/09/2015
Jade Cottage 5 Alston Farm Cottages Alston Lane
Sale Price: £245,000
Sale Date: 07/06/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015201
Ons Area Name:Torbay 016E
Average Age : 50.85
Population: 1336.00
Male Population: 655.00 (49.03%)
Female Population: 681.00 (50.97%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 4 (0.3%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

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This is a large rural and urban area which includes the villages of Galmpton and Churston and the popular beach area of Broadsands.  Since 2006 the area also includes the housing estates of Whiterock and Hookhills, Paignton.

The area is occupied by mainly professional or retired people.  Families, with children and teenagers occupy the housing estates of Hillrise and Dart View in Galmpton, and Whiterock and Hookhills in Paignton.

There are small shopping centres at Churston Broadway and Cherrybrook.  Churston library is situated on Broadsands Road close to the Churston Broadway shops.  Light industry in the form of a boat yard and drydocking can be found at Galmpton Creek, together with paint blasting and scaffolding companies.

The area boasts three schools, namely Churston Grammar School, and Primary's at Galmpton and Whiterock.

This Neighbourhood is a safe area in which to live with crime levels being well below the national average.

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Telephone: 101
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Location details

Location Details

Alston Lane

OS Reference: 289888, 055451
OS Grid Reference: SX899555
Latitude and Longitude: 50.388011934829, -3.5491231896895
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.55241 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alston Lane

Map Number: 202
Map Name: Torbay & South Dartmoor
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Paignton Rail Station is 5.23 Kilometers away (3.25 miles)
Torquay Rail Station is 8.08 Kilometers away (5.02 miles)
Torre Rail Station is 9.41 Kilometers away (5.85 miles)
Totnes Rail Station is 11.15 Kilometers away (6.93 miles)

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 39.25 Kilometers away
Plymouth City Airport is 39.96 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Brixham Ferry Landing is 2.87 Kilometers away
Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage is 2.94 Kilometers away
Greenway House Ferry Landing is 3.01 Kilometers away
Dittisham Ferry Landing is 3.29 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alston Lane is approximately 11.49 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 32.50 Km Away
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 36.55 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 38.35 Km Away

Health Clinics

St Lukes Medical Centre
St.lukes Medical Centre, 17 New Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ58NA
Distance: 2.41 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 852731
St Kilda's Residential Home
15 Drew Street, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 9JU
Distance: 2.43 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 853158
Greenswood Medical
Greenswood Medical, 1 Greenswood Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ59HN
Distance: 2.48 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 853153
Cherrybrook Medical Centre
Cherrybrook Medical Ctr., Hookhills Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ47SH
Distance: 2.72 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 844566
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Churston Library

Broadsands Road, Churston, TQ46LL
Distance: 1.25 Miles
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Brixham Library

Market Street, Brixham, TQ58EU
Distance: 1.57 Miles
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Dartmouth Library

The Flavel, Dartmouth, TQ69ND
Distance: 2.83 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Greenway
Distance: 2.65 (km)

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (Tourist Railway)
Distance: 3.39 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Seashore Centre, Quaywest Leisure Park
Distance: 4.01 (km)

Historic House

Attraction Name: Britannia Royal Naval College
Distance: 4.05 (km)

Nearest Schools

Churston Ferrers Grammar School Academy

Distance: 1.01 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Greenway Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0LN
Telephone: (01803) 842289

Galmpton Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.25 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Greenway Road, Galmpton, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0LT
Telephone: (01803) 842628

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School

Distance: 1.92 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Polhearne Way, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0EE
Telephone: (01803) 851647

Eden Park Primary School Academy

Distance: 2.15 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Eden Park, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 9NH
Telephone: (01803) 854011
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