Austin Close

Postcode: ME5 7JG

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.

Road Name:Austin Close
Road Type:residential
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ME5 7JG
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

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
Height

Height

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
Broadband

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
water

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

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

The Robert Napier School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1048
Address: Third Avenue, ME7 2LX
Telephone: 01634851157
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Austin Close to The Robert Napier School

Chatham Grammar School for Girls

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 663
Address: Rainham Road, ME5 7EH
Telephone: 01634851262
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Austin Close to Chatham Grammar School for Girls

Danecourt School

Distance: 0.83 Kilometers
Type: Academy Special Converter
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 149
Address: Hotel Road, Watling Street, ME8 6AA
Telephone: 01634232589
Website: Visit School Website
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Byron Primary School

Distance: 1.03 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 509
Address: Byron Road, ME7 5XX
Telephone: 01634852981
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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 Austin 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: 3.29 (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: 5.28 (km)
Directions from Austin 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: 10.99 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to BMI The Somerfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Malvern Road Surgery

Address: Medway Medical Centre, 90-92 Malvern Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4BB
Telephone: 01634 578333
Distance: 0.32 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to Malvern Road Surgery

Upper Canterbury St Surgery

Address: 511 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5LH
Telephone: 01634 573020
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to Upper Canterbury St Surgery

Matrix Medical Practice

Address: 10a Beacon Hill, Luton, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7JX
Telephone: 01634 406607
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to Matrix Medical Practice

Stonecross and West Drive Surgery

Address: Stonecross & West Dr Surg, 25 Street End Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0AA
Telephone: 01634 842334
Distance: 0.96 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 56 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YN
Distance: 0.27 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 193 Nelson Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4NB
Distance: 0.85 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 86 Rock Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5PS
Distance: 1.12 (km)
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7 - 8 Ambley Green

Address: 7 - 8 Ambley Green, Gillingham Business Park, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0NJ
Distance: 1.34 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to 7 - 8 Ambley Green
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Luton Library

2 Nelson Terrace, Medway, ME57LA
Telephone: 01634 406923
Distance: 0.73 Kilometres
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Twydall Library

14-15 Twydall Green, Medway, ME86JY
Telephone: 01634 232488
Distance: 1.74 Kilometres
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Gillingham Library

High Street, Gillingham, ME71BG
Telephone: 01634 337340
Distance: 2.24 Kilometres
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Hempstead Library

Hempstead Road, Gillingham, ME73QG
Telephone: 01634 361544
Distance: 2.54 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 4.94 Kilometers away

Directions from Austin 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 6.72 Kilometers away

Directions from Austin 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 8.15 Kilometers away

Directions from Austin 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

Higham Station is 8.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Austin Close 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 24.15 Kilometers away Directions from Austin Close to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 36.69 Kilometers away Directions from Austin Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 38.22 Kilometers away Directions from Austin Close to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 53.17 Kilometers away Directions from Austin Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 15.58 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 16.01 Kilometers away
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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 32.44 Kilometers away
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Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 33.41 Kilometers away
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Motorways

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
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Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 5.22 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 6.25 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J5/A249(T)/A249 - 8.53 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

NISA Local

121 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YX
Distance: 0.16 Kilometres
Directions from Austin Close to NISA Local

Co-op

302D-304 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5JP
Distance: 0.89 Kilometres
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Co-Op

Co-Operative Food Stores, 277A Gillingham Road, Gillingham, ME7 4QX
Distance: 1.61 Kilometres
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Sainsburys

277 Gillingham Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4QX
Distance: 1.61 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Ambley Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.42 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to Ambley Wood Nature Reserve

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rochester Art Gallery
Distance: 1.77 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to Rochester Art Gallery

Country Park

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.32 (km)
Directions from Austin Close to Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre

Historic House

Attraction Name: The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House
Distance: 2.42 (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 Watling Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gillingham and Rainham
The Member of Parliament is Chishti, Rehman
Population

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
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Welcome to the Baddow Neighbourhood Policing Team pages.

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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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime145
Public-order21
Other-theft48
Criminal-damage-arson56
Robbery7
Other-crime10
Vehicle-crime40
Burglary26
Drugs6
Bicycle-theft3
Shoplifting9
Possession-of-weapons7
Theft-from-the-person2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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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
Darland
Medway
South East
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