Austin Close

Postcode: ME5 7JG

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Road Name:Austin Close
Road Type:residential

Austin Close is a street in the settlement of Gillingham which is within the electoral area of Watling Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Austin Close is located 30.21 miles East from the centre of London, 6.91 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 23.5 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 25.4 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

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Austin Close is approximately 2.53205 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 88 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Austin Close is a tidal river called River Medway which is approximately 3.19852 kilometres away


The Central point of Austin Close is approximately 88 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01634
Telephone Exchange: GILLINGHAM; KENT - NDGIL
Telephone Cabinet: P12
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

YHA Medway - gillingham
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated in rural Kent, the YHA Medway is opposite Capstone Country Park. With a restaurant, this traditional oast house is also just 10 minutes
Address:351 Capstone Road, ME7 3JE, Gillingham
Number of Rooms:40
Lowest Price Room:£10
The Balmoral Guesthouse - gillingham
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated in central Gillingham, The Balmoral Guesthouse is right next to Gillingham Rail Station. The shops and amenities of the town centre are a few minutes
Address:57-59 Balmoral Road, ME7 4NT, Gillingham
Number of Rooms:18
Highest Price Room:£57.00
King Charles Hotel - gillingham
Star Rating:3 Stars
The King Charles Hotel is located in the heart of Medway, just a 10-minute walk from Gillingham town centre and Rail Station. Free parking is also provided. Rooms at the King Charles provide en suite bathrooms, satellite TV, and hairdryers.
Address:Brompton Road, ME7 5QT, Gillingham
Number of Rooms:98
Lowest Price Room:£40
Highest Price Room:£95.00
Brook House - chatham
Brook House offers accommodation in Chatham. Historic Chatham Dockyard is 500 metres away. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. There is a seating and/or dining area in some...
Address:Flat 8 Brook House, ME4 4LA, Chatham
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£73.92
The Ship & Trades - chatham
Star Rating:3 Stars
Boasting a marina setting, the Ship and Trades is located in Chatham, 1.9 miles from Gillingham Train Station. The contemporary bar, restaurant and hotel overlooks one of the yacht basins at the former Royal Naval Dockyard.
Address:Maritime Way, Chatham Maritime, ME4 3ER, Chatham
Number of Rooms:11
Lowest Price Room:£90
Highest Price Room:£80.00

Local Council Details

Within the area of Medway
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Gun Wharf
Dock Road
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Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Watling Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gillingham and Rainham
The Member of Parliament is Chishti, Rehman

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Austin Close

4 Austin Close
Sale Price: £139,000
Sale Date: 01/04/2009
5 Austin Close
Sale Price: £180,000
Sale Date: 07/12/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016175
Ons Area Name:Medway 019C
Average Age : 42.58
Population: 1840.00
Male Population: 916.00 (49.78%)
Female Population: 924.00 (50.22%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 15 (0.82%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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We are committed to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live, work and visit and we will continue to work with the community and our partners to tackle local problems.

Baddow is part of the Chelmsford district and includes Galleywood, Great Baddow West and Great Baddow East.

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Location details

Location Details

Austin Close

OS Reference: 578182, 166659
OS Grid Reference: TQ782667
Latitude and Longitude: 51.370494658125, 0.56017752742742
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.53205 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Austin Close

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station is 1.83 Kilometers away (1.14 miles)
Chatham Rail Station is 2.80 Kilometers away (1.74 miles)
Rainham (Kent) Rail Station is 3.72 Kilometers away (2.31 miles)
Rochester Rail Station is 3.73 Kilometers away (2.32 miles)

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 24.19 Kilometers away
Biggin Hill Airport is 36.83 Kilometers away
London City Airport is 38.36 Kilometers away
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 53.28 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 15.63 Kilometers away
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 16.06 Kilometers away
Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 32.50 Kilometers away
Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 33.49 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Austin Close is approximately 2.57 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 4.27 Km Away
Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 5.23 Km Away
Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 6.27 Km Away

Health Clinics

Malvern Road Surgery
Malvern Road Surgery, 90-92 Malvern Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4BB
Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Telephone: 01634 578333
Malvern Road Surgery
90-92 Malvern Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME74BB
Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Telephone: 01634578333
Malvern Road Surgery
Medway Medical Centre, 90-92 Malvern Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME74BB
Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Telephone: 01634 578333
Dulwich Health Medical Centre
Dulwich Health Med Ctre, 547-553 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5LF
Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Telephone: 01634 575232
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Luton Library

2 Nelson Terrace, Medway, ME57LA
Distance: 0.45 Miles
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Twydall Library

14-15 Twydall Green, Medway, ME86JY
Distance: 1.08 Miles
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Gillingham Library

High Street, Gillingham, ME71BG
Distance: 1.40 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Ambley Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.43 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rochester Art Gallery
Distance: 1.78 (km)

Country Park

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.32 (km)

Historic House

Attraction Name: The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House
Distance: 2.42 (km)

Nearest Schools

The Robert Napier School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Third Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2LX
Telephone: (01634) 851157

Chatham Grammar School for Girls

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Rainham Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7EH
Telephone: (01634) 851262

Danecourt Community School

Distance: 0.83 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Hotel Road, Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6AA
Telephone: (01634) 232589

Byron Primary School

Distance: 1.03 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Byron Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XX
Telephone: (01634) 852981

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 22.3
Median Speed: 25
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 8
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