Avocet Close

Postcode: SG18 8HQ



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Avocet Close is a street in the settlement of Biggleswade governed by Biggleswade Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Biggleswade South Ward in the administration area of Central Bedfordshire Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Avocet Close is located 40.71 miles North from the centre of London, 9.33 miles South East from the centre of Bedford, 15.25 miles North East from the centre of Luton and 18.56 miles South West from the centre of Cambridge.

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SG18 8HQ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Avocet Close is approximately 33.938 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 28 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Avocet Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.140445 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Avocet Close is approximately 28 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01767
Telephone Exchange: BIGGLESWADE - SMBWD
Telephone Cabinet: P17
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
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Hotel information updated 06/02/2017

Hotels
Champneys Henlow - henlow
Nestled in 150 acres of parkland, this exclusive spa hotel offers over 80 indulgent treatments by world-class therapists. Champneys Henlow has a secluded location in rural Bedfordshire, just outside Letchworth.
Address:Coach Road, SG16 6DB, Henlow, Bedfordshire
Number of Rooms:71
Lowest Price Room:£79
Highest Price Room:£318
The Green Man Stanford - southill
Star Rating:3 Stars
A country pub dating back to 1790, The Green Man Stanford offers bed and breakfast in Bedfordshire, around 35 minutes’ drive from Luton Airport. Less than 5 miles from Biggleswade, this inn offers free on-site parking and Wi-Fi.
Address:Southill Road, Stanford near Biggleswade, SG18 9JD, Bedfordshire
Number of Rooms:17
Lowest Price Room:£30
Acers Bed and Breakfast - henlow
Acers Bed and Breakfast is located in Henlow, 34 km from Cambridge and 33 km from Milton Keynes. All rooms have a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room.
Address:32 Oak Drive, SG16 6BX, Henlow
Number of Rooms:4
Lowest Price Room:£45
Garden Court Sandy - sandy
Star Rating:3 Stars
Garden Court Sandy is located on the A1, 1 mile from Sandy Town Centre. It offers free parking and modern rooms with cable TV. All rooms also have en-suite facilities, a direct dial telephone, a hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.
Address:Girtford Bridge, London Road, SG19 1NA, Sandy
Number of Rooms:57
Lowest Price Room:£69
Highest Price Room:£67.5
The Crown Pub, Dining & Rooms - henlow
Situated in Henlow, The Crown Pub, Dining & Rooms offers free onsite parking and a beer garden. The pub offers rooms with free WiFi, which are situated within converted stables.
Address:2 High Street, Henlow, Beds, SG16 6BS, Henlow
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£89
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Central Bedfordshire
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Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 300 8000
Within the electoral area of Biggleswade South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North East Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Burt, Alistair
Within the area of Biggleswade Civil Parish Council
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Avocet Close

22 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £395,000
Sale Date: 30/10/2015
27 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 10/07/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017386
Ons Area Name:Central Bedfordshire 005D
Average Age : 37.98
Population: 1782.00
Male Population: 886.00 (49.72%)
Female Population: 896.00 (50.28%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 11 (0.62%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime10
Shoplifting20
Other-theft8
Violent-crime27
Robbery1
Burglary2
Other-crime3
Criminal-damage-arson6
Bicycle-theft3
Public-order1
Drugs2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Schools

Nearest Schools

Biggleswade Academy

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 930
Address: Mead End, SG18 8JU
Telephone: 01767660515
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Biggleswade Academy

St Andrew's CofE VC Lower School

Distance: 0.99 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 507
Address: Brunts Lane, SG18 0LY
Telephone: 01767312311
Website: Visit School Website
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Lawnside Lower School

Distance: 1.16 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 286
Address: Lawnside, SG18 0LX
Telephone: 01767312313
Website: Visit School Website
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Stratton Upper School

Distance: 1.35 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1117
Address: Eagle Farm Road, SG18 8JB
Telephone: 01767220000
Website: Visit School Website
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Location details

Location Details

Avocet Close

OS Reference: 518789, 243950
OS Grid Reference: TL188440
Latitude and Longitude: 52.080730065212, -0.26630574685023
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 33.938 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Avocet Close

Map Number: 153
Map Name: Bedford & Huntingdon
Biggleswade
Central Bedfordshire
South East
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Biggleswade Rail Station is 0.6 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Biggleswade Rail Station
Sandy Rail Station is 4.92 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Sandy Rail Station
Arlesey Rail Station is 6.13 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Arlesey Rail Station
Baldock Rail Station is 11.24 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Baldock Rail Station
Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland Frozen Food

22 Market Square, Biggleswade, SG18 8AS
Distance: 0.61 Kilometres
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My Local

15 Market Square, Biggleswade, SG18 8AS
Distance: 0.61 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Limited

Church Street, Biggleswade, SG18 0JS
Distance: 0.7 Kilometres
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Co-operative Group

6 Kingsfield Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8AT
Distance: 1.53 Kilometres
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Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 23.61 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to London Luton Airport
Cambridge Airport is 33.32 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Cambridge Airport
London Stansted Airport is 41.9 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to London Stansted Airport
London City Airport is 67.7 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to London City Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Blackfriars Pier is 64.34 Kilometers away
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Savoy Pier is 64.4 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 64.54 Kilometers away
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Festival Pier is 64.67 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Avocet Close is approximately 0.20 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 8.76 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J9/A505/B197 - 13.78 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J8/A602/B197 - 17.33 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 21.84 Km Away
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Biggleswade Hospital

Address: Potton Road, Biggleswade, SG18 0EL,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300123 0808
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Distance: 2.59 (km)
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Milton Park Hospital

Address: The Lane, Wyboston, Bedford, MK44 3AS,
Independent Sector
Brookdale Healthcare Ltd (T/A Brookdale Care)
Distance: 13.33 (km)
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Hampden House

Address: Elmside Walk, Hitchin, SG5 1HB,
NHS Sector
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01462 633666
Distance: 14.51 (km)
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Pinehill Hospital

Address: Benslow Lane, Hitchin, SG4 9QZ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01462 422822
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Distance: 14.55 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Saffron Road Surgery

Address: Biggleswade Health Centre, Saffron Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8DJ
Telephone: 01767 316346
Distance: 0.41 (km)
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Ivel Medical Centre

Address: The Ivel Medical Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 0RA
Telephone: 01767 312441
Distance: 1 (km)
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Mdoc Ooh

Address: Biggleswade Hospital, Halsey Ward,potton Road, Biggleswade, SG18 0EL
Telephone: 01767 315137
Distance: 2.59 (km)
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Kings Road Surgery

Address: Kings Road Surgery, 27b Kings Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1EJ
Telephone: 01767 682277
Distance: 5.49 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Biggleswade Health Centre

Address: Biggleswade Health Centre, Saffron Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8DJ
Distance: 0.41 (km)
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The Dental Surgery

Address: The Dental Surgery, Saffron Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8DJ
Distance: 0.41 (km)
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Smiles Orthodontic Practice

Address: Smiles Orthodontic Practice, 6 Station Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8AL
Distance: 0.59 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 17a High Street, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 0JE
Distance: 0.68 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Biggleswade Library

Chestnut Avenue, Biggleswade, SG180LL
Telephone: 3003008055
Distance: 0.94 Kilometres
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Sandy Library

Market Square, Sandy, SG191EH
Telephone:
Distance: 5.56 Kilometres
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Potton Library

Clock House, Potton, SG192NP
Telephone:
Distance: 6.34 Kilometres
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Shefford Library

High Street, Shefford, SG175DD
Telephone:
Distance: 6.6 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Jordans Mill
Distance: 0.85 (km)
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Wildlife Centre

Attraction Name: English School of Falconry Bird of Prey
Distance: 2.46 (km)
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Garden

Attraction Name: Swiss Garden
Distance: 3.13 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: The Shuttleworth Collection
Distance: 3.87 (km)
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Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 21.6
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 20
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