Austen Close

Postcode: DA9 9EU

Austen Close is a street in the settlement of Swanscombe governed by Swanscombe and Greenhithe Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Greenhithe Ward in the administration area of Dartford District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Austen Close is located 17.56 miles East from the centre of London, 15.62 miles North West from the centre of Maidstone, 21.42 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 34.29 miles South East from the centre of St Albans.

Road Name:Austen Close
Road Type:residential
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DA9 9EU
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Austen Close is approximately 0.80982 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 39 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Austen Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.13649 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Austen Close is approximately 39 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01322
Telephone Exchange: GREENHITHE - LSGRNH
Telephone Cabinet: P9
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.4
Median Speed: 14.1
Maximum Speed: 18.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Austen Close

6 Austen Close
Sale Price: £195,000
Sale Date: 25/09/2015
6 Austen Close
Sale Price: £129,000
Sale Date: 31/07/2006
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Knockhall Academy

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 540
Address: Eynsford Road, DA9 9RF
Telephone: 01322382053
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Austen Close to Knockhall Academy

The Craylands School

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Craylands Lane, DA10 0LP
Telephone: 01322388230
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Austen Close to The Craylands School

Manor Community Primary School

Distance: 1.57 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 670
Address: Keary Road, DA10 0BU
Telephone: 01322383314
Website: Visit School Website
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The Ebbsfleet Academy

Distance: 1.79 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 548
Address: Southfleet Road, DA10 0BZ
Telephone: 01322623100
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Austen Close to The Ebbsfleet Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Darent Valley Hospital

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, DA2 8DA,
NHS Sector
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Telephone: 01322 428100
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Distance: 2.45 (km)
Directions from Austen Close to Darent Valley Hospital

Little Brook Hospital

Address: Bow Arrow Lane, Stone, Dartford, DA2 6PB,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01322 622222
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Distance: 3.23 (km)
Directions from Austen Close to Little Brook Hospital

Livingstone Hospital

Address: Livingstone Community Hospital, East Hill, Dartford, DA1 1SA,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01322 622222
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Distance: 4.28 (km)
Directions from Austen Close to Livingstone Hospital

Gravesham Community Hospital

Address: Gravesham Community Hospital, Bath Street, Gravesend, DA11 0DG,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01474 360500
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Distance: 5.37 (km)
Directions from Austen Close to Gravesham Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Ivy Bower Surgery

Address: 7 Ivy Bower Close, London Road, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9NF
Telephone: 01322 382181
Distance: 0.62 (km)
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Horns Cross Surgery

Address: Elmdene, 273 London Road, Horns Cross, Greenhithe,kent, DA9 9DB
Telephone: 01322 382010
Distance: 1.74 (km)
Directions from Austen Close to Horns Cross Surgery

Out of Hours Gp Service

Address: Out of Hours Centre,a&e, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA
Telephone: 01322 428849
Distance: 2.43 (km)
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Swanscombe Health Centre

Address: Bean Village Surgery, Southfleet Road, Bean, Kent, DA2 8BS
Telephone: 01474 707236
Distance: 2.45 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Greenhithe Dental Centre

Address: Greenhithe Dental Centre, the Avenue, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9NX
Distance: 0.54 (km)
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Hews House Dental Surgery

Address: Hews House Dental Surgery, 23 High Street, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0AG
Distance: 1.51 (km)
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Swanscombe Health Centre

Address: Swanscombe Health Centre, Southfleet Road, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0BF
Distance: 1.73 (km)
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Grove Road

Address: Grove Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 9AX
Distance: 2.53 (km)
Directions from Austen Close to Grove Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Greenhithe Library

London Road, Greenhithe, Dartford, DA99EJ
Telephone: 01322 382381
Distance: 0.41 Kilometres
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Swanscombe Library

Church Road, Dartford, DA100HF
Telephone: 01322 382 234
Distance: 1.53 Kilometres
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Swan Valley Library

Discovery Centre Park Southfleet, Swanscombe, Dartford, DA100BZ
Telephone: 01322 623115
Distance: 1.79 Kilometres
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Hive House Library

10-11 The Hive, Hive Lane, Northfleet, DA119DE
Telephone: 01474 534681
Distance: 2.79 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Greenhithe Station is 0.69 Kilometers away

Directions from Austen Close to Greenhithe

Greenhithe station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

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

Swanscombe Station is 1.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Austen Close to Swanscombe

Swanscombe station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

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

Stone Crossing Station is 1.77 Kilometers away

Directions from Austen Close to Stone Crossing

Stone Crossing station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Albany Park • Belvedere • Bexley • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Crayford • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Sidcup • Slade Green • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Northfleet Station is 2.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Austen Close to Northfleet

Northfleet station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

London City Airport is 17.7 Kilometers away Directions from Austen Close to London City Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 21.75 Kilometers away Directions from Austen Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London Southend Airport is 31.73 Kilometers away Directions from Austen Close to London Southend Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 44.95 Kilometers away Directions from Austen Close to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 5.41 Kilometers away
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Gravesend Pier is 5.54 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 16 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 16.55 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Austen Close is approximately 1.20 miles from the A2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M25 J2/A2(T)/A282(T) - 4.14 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J31/A13(T)/A282(T)/A1090 - 4.73 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J30/A13(T) - 5.82 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J3/M20/A20(T)/A20/B2173 - 9.24 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Food Store

Asda Superstores, Crossways Boulevard, Dartford, Kent, DA9 9BT
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
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John Lewis - Food Hall

Lower Rose Gallery, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9SH
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
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The Co-operative

285 London Road, Stone, Kent, DA9 9DA
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
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Nisa Local And Stone Pharmacy

Nisa Local, 229 London Road, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9DF
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Land Rover Adventure Zone
Distance: 1.44 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Beacon Wood Country Park
Distance: 3.21 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Dartford Borough Museum
Distance: 4.32 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Thurrock Local History Museum
Distance: 4.88 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Dartford District
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Dartford
Kent
DA1 1DR
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Telephone Number: 01322 343 434
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Greenhithe Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Dartford
The Member of Parliament is Johnson, Gareth
Within the area of Swanscombe and Greenhithe Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024142
Ons Area Name:Dartford 004A
Average Age : 34.41
Population: 2724.00
Male Population: 1356.00 (49.78%)
Female Population: 1368.00 (50.22%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 49 (1.8%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting140
Other-theft19
Public-order11
Violent-crime50
Criminal-damage-arson40
Burglary11
Vehicle-crime16
Other-crime4
Drugs5
Robbery4
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Austen Close

OS Reference: 559110, 174450
OS Grid Reference: TQ591745
Latitude and Longitude: 51.446165676091, 0.28988942911704
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.80982 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Austen Close

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
Greenhithe
Kent
South East
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