Amherst Road

Postcode: ME1 2AR

Amherst Road is a street in the settlement of Rochester which is within the electoral area of Rochester East Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Amherst Road is located 28.05 miles East from the centre of London, 7.13 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 24.78 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 25.67 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.

Road Name:Amherst Road
Road Type:residential
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ME1 2AR
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Amherst Road is approximately 0.892043 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 44 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Amherst Road is a tidal river called River Medway which is approximately 1.27954 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Amherst Road is approximately 44 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01634 - Medway
Area Code: 01622 - Maidstone
Area Code: 01474 - Gravesend
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 25
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Amherst Road

12 Amherst Road
Sale Price: £180,000
Sale Date: 22/06/2015
6 Amherst Road
Sale Price: £185,750
Sale Date: 21/11/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Peter's Infant School

Distance: 0.28 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 116
Address: Holcombe Road, Delce, ME1 2HU
Telephone: 01634843590
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Road to St Peter's Infant School

St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 828
Address: Ordnance Street, ME4 6SG
Telephone: 01634335757
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Road to St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School

Fort Pitt Grammar School

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 802
Address: Fort Pitt Hill, ME4 6TJ
Telephone: 01634842359
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Road to Fort Pitt Grammar School

Delce Academy

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 479
Address: The Tideway, ME1 2NJ
Telephone: 01634845242
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Road to Delce Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

St Bartholomews Hospital

Address: New Road, Rochester, ME1 1DS,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01634 810900
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Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to St Bartholomews Hospital

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 2.31 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Medway Maritime Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 5.57 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Spire Alexandra Hospital

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 11.05 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to BMI The Somerfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Castle Medical Practice

Address: Health Living Centre, Delce Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2EL
Telephone: 01634 334203
Distance: 0.3 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Castle Medical Practice

Rochester Health Centre Surgery E

Address: Rochester Community, Healthy Liv Ctr, Delce Rd, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2EL
Telephone: 01634 334201
Distance: 0.3 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Rochester Health Centre Surgery E

Wound Care Clinic

Address: Rochester Comm Healthy, Living Centre,delce Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2EL
Telephone: 01634 334202
Distance: 0.3 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Wound Care Clinic

Wisdom Hospice

Address: High Bank, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2NU
Telephone: 01634 830456
Distance: 0.47 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Wisdom Hospice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 18e City Way, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2AB
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Dental Surgery

New Road Dental Practice

Address: New Road Dental Practice, 3a New Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1BD
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to New Road Dental Practice

360 High Street

Address: 360 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1DJ
Distance: 0.84 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to 360 High Street

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 374 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1DJ
Distance: 0.84 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Rochester Library

Eastgate, Rochester, ME11EW
Telephone: 01634 337411
Distance: 1.15 Kilometres
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Directions from Amherst Road to Rochester Library

Thomas Aveling School and Community Library

Arethusa Road, Rochester, ME12UW
Telephone: 01634 338728
Distance: 1.47 Kilometres
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Directions from Amherst Road to Thomas Aveling School and Community Library

Chatham Library

Gun Wharf, Chatham, ME44TX
Telephone: 01634 337799
Distance: 1.5 Kilometres
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Directions from Amherst Road to Chatham Library

Strood Library

32 Bryant Road, Strood, Rochester, ME23EP
Telephone: 01634 335890
Distance: 2.65 Kilometres
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Directions from Amherst Road to Strood Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 2.28 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Road to Strood

Strood station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Ashford International • Aylesford • Beltring • Belvedere • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Cuxton • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • East Farleigh • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Halling • Herne Bay • Higham • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • New Hythe • Northfleet • Paddock Wood • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Swanscombe • Tonbridge • Walmer • Wateringbury • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard • Yalding

Cuxton Station is 3.3 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Road to Cuxton

Cuxton station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Halling Station is 5.2 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Road to Halling

Halling station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Higham Station is 6.27 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Road to Higham

Higham station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Belvedere • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 25.21 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Road to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 33.37 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Road to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 34.82 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Road to London City Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 52.72 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Road to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 12.4 Kilometers away
Directions from Amherst Road to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 12.87 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 33.09 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 33.63 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Amherst Road is approximately 1.14 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 2.75 Km Away
Directions from Amherst Road to M2 J2/A228
Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 4.63 Km Away
Directions from Amherst Road to M2 J3/A229/A2045
Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 6.91 Km Away
Directions from Amherst Road to M2 J4/A278
Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 8.66 Km Away
Directions from Amherst Road to M20 J6/A229

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Arena

13 Ordnance Terrace, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6PS
Distance: 0.87 Kilometres
Directions from Amherst Road to Arena

Poundland

162 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4AS
Distance: 1.28 Kilometres
Directions from Amherst Road to Poundland

Co-op

31 Albert Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5QA
Distance: 1.33 Kilometres
Directions from Amherst Road to Co-op

J Sainsbury Plc

Unit Bd, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Military Road, ME4 4HP
Distance: 1.38 Kilometres
Directions from Amherst Road to J Sainsbury Plc

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Guildhall Museum, Drapers Museum of Bygones, The Old Brook Pumping Museum, Six Poor Travellers House, Watts Charity
Distance: 0.63 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Guildhall Museum, Drapers Museum of Bygones, The Old Brook Pumping Museum, Six Poor Travellers House, Watts Charity

Museum

Attraction Name: Watts Charity, The Old Brook Pumping Station
Distance: 0.63 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Watts Charity, The Old Brook Pumping Station

Historic House

Attraction Name: The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House
Distance: 1.18 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Rochester Cathedral
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Amherst Road to Rochester Cathedral

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Medway
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Gun Wharf
Dock Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TR
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Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Rochester East Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Rochester and Strood
The Member of Parliament is Kelly Tolhurst
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In the 2017 General Election Kelly Tolhurst won with a majority of 9850 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82702
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016118
Ons Area Name:Medway 017D
Average Age : 37.54
Population: 1741.00
Male Population: 855.00 (49.11%)
Female Population: 886.00 (50.89%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 28 (1.61%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime171
Drugs11
Burglary32
Criminal-damage-arson47
Shoplifting90
Other-theft42
Other-crime7
Theft-from-the-person8
Vehicle-crime54
Public-order17
Robbery8
Bicycle-theft3
Possession-of-weapons4
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Amherst Road

OS Reference: 574715, 167184
OS Grid Reference: TQ747672
Latitude and Longitude: 51.376288682516, 0.51067253923642
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.892043 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Amherst Road

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Troy Town
Medway
South East
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