Avocet Close

Postcode: SG18 8HQ

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
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
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
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

Healthcare and Education

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
Directions from Avocet Close to St Andrew's CofE VC Lower School

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
Directions from Avocet Close to Lawnside Lower School

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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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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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bedford St.Johns Station is 14.64 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Bedford St.Johns

Bedford St.Johns station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Bedford area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Bedford Midland Station is 15.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Bedford Midland

Bedford Midland station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Bedford area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford St.Johns • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Collingham • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Fenny Stratford • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kempston Hardwick • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lidlington • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Oakham • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Ridgmont • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Stewartby • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield • Woburn Sands

Kempston Hardwick Station is 16.16 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Kempston Hardwick

Kempston Hardwick station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Stewartby Station is 17.32 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Stewartby

Stewartby station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Woburn Sands

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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In the Area

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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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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Local Government and Policing

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 Alistair Burt
Details for the MP Alistair Burt on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Alistair Burt on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Alistair Burt won with a majority of 20862 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 87505
Within the area of Biggleswade Civil Parish Council
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

Shoplifting23
Violent-crime13
Public-order3
Other-theft11
Vehicle-crime9
Criminal-damage-arson13
Bicycle-theft3
Robbery2
Burglary1
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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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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