Ash Close

Postcode: ME5 9BL

Ash Close is a street in the settlement of Chatham which is within the electoral area of Luton and Wayfield Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Ash Close is located 29.73 miles East from the centre of London, 6.43 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 24 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 25.68 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

Road Name:Ash Close
Road Type:residential
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ME5 9BL
Height

Height

The Central point of Ash Close is approximately 61 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01634
Telephone Exchange: CHATHAM - NDMED
Telephone Cabinet: P13
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 7
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ash Close

3 Ash Close
Sale Price: £270,000
Sale Date: 21/04/2017
3 Ash Close
Sale Price: £199,500
Sale Date: 05/01/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Luton Infant & Nursery School

Distance: 0.57 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 293
Address: Alexandra Road, ME4 5AP
Telephone: 01634843019
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ash Close to Luton Infant & Nursery School

Luton Junior School

Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 325
Address: Luton Road, ME4 5AW
Telephone: 01634844149
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ash Close to Luton Junior School

Kingfisher Community Primary School

Distance: 0.8 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 220
Address: Kingfisher Drive, Princes Park, ME5 7NX
Telephone: 01634661540
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ash Close to Kingfisher Community Primary School

The Victory Academy

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 748
Address: Magpie Hall Road, ME4 5JB
Telephone: 01634303005
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ash Close to The Victory Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Ash Close to Medway Maritime Hospital

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: 2.77 (km)
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Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 4.38 (km)
Directions from Ash Close 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: 10.14 (km)
Directions from Ash Close to BMI The Somerfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Stonecross and West Drive Surgery

Address: Stonecross & West Dr Surg, 25 Street End Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0AA
Telephone: 01634 842334
Distance: 0.31 (km)
Directions from Ash Close to Stonecross and West Drive Surgery

College Health Sterling

Address: Sterling House, Second Avenue, Luton, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5AU
Telephone: 01634 810170
Distance: 0.42 (km)
Directions from Ash Close to College Health Sterling

Matrix Medical Practice

Address: 10a Beacon Hill, Luton, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7JX
Telephone: 01634 406607
Distance: 0.56 (km)
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The Churchill Clinic

Address: The Churchill Clinic, 94 Churchill Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0DL
Telephone: 01634 842397
Distance: 0.97 (km)
Directions from Ash Close to The Churchill Clinic
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 56 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YN
Distance: 1.17 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 193 Nelson Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4NB
Distance: 1.35 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 86 Rock Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5PS
Distance: 1.38 (km)
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Luton Arches Dental Surgery

Address: Luton Arches Dental Surgery, 425 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4NU
Distance: 1.65 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Luton Library

2 Nelson Terrace, Medway, ME57LA
Telephone: 01634 406923
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
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Walderslade Hook Meadow Library

King George Road, Chatham, ME50TZ
Telephone: 01634 861531
Distance: 2.22 Kilometres
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Gillingham Library

High Street, Gillingham, ME71BG
Telephone: 01634 337340
Distance: 2.54 Kilometres
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Hempstead Library

Hempstead Road, Gillingham, ME73QG
Telephone: 01634 361544
Distance: 2.58 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 4.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Ash Close 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 5.79 Kilometers away

Directions from Ash Close 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 7.04 Kilometers away

Directions from Ash Close 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

Snodland Station is 7.74 Kilometers away

Directions from Ash Close to Snodland

Snodland station is operated by Southeastern in the Chatham and Aylesford area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 25.1 Kilometers away Directions from Ash Close to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 35.64 Kilometers away Directions from Ash Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 37.55 Kilometers away Directions from Ash Close to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 53.17 Kilometers away Directions from Ash Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 15.08 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 15.54 Kilometers away
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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 33.44 Kilometers away
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Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 34.44 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ash Close is approximately 2.12 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 4.15 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 4.31 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 5.44 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 7.7 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

My Local

Supermarket, Churchill Avenue, Wayfield, ME5 0DE
Distance: 0.63 Kilometres
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NISA Local

121 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YX
Distance: 1.22 Kilometres
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Co-op

302D-304 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5JP
Distance: 1.34 Kilometres
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Mace Express

143 Palmerston Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6LT
Distance: 1.41 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rochester Art Gallery
Distance: 1 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House
Distance: 1.55 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Ambley Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.71 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm
Distance: 1.77 (km)
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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
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Luton and Wayfield Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Chatham and Aylesford
The Member of Parliament is Tracey Crouch
Details for the MP Tracey Crouch on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Tracey Crouch won with a majority of 10458 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 70419
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016065
Ons Area Name:Medway 027B
Average Age : 43.41
Population: 1410.00
Male Population: 691.00 (49.01%)
Female Population: 719.00 (50.99%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 22 (1.56%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Luton and Wayfield ward in Medway is an urban area with more than 6,100 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Medway Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime276
Possession-of-weapons5
Public-order49
Drugs14
Shoplifting30
Burglary25
Other-crime16
Other-theft41
Criminal-damage-arson52
Vehicle-crime46
Robbery5
Bicycle-theft3
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Ash Close

OS Reference: 577207, 166040
OS Grid Reference: TQ772660
Latitude and Longitude: 51.365238792986, 0.54587471191571
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.61876 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ash Close

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Luton
Medway
South East
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