Avocet Close

Postcode: SN3 5HR

Avocet Close is a street in the settlement of Swindon which is within the electoral area of Covingham and Dorcan Ward in the administration area of Swindon Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Avocet Close is located 69.84 miles West from the centre of London, 2.54 miles East from the centre of Swindon, 24.05 miles South West from the centre of Oxford and 26.62 miles North West from the centre of Andover.

Road Name:Avocet Close
Road Type:residential
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SN3 5HR
Height

Height

The Central point of Avocet Close is approximately 97 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01793
Telephone Exchange: SWINDON - SSSWN
Telephone Cabinet: P142
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 24.7
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Avocet Close

9 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £195,000
Sale Date: 22/03/2013
7 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £279,950
Sale Date: 25/01/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

The Dorcan Academy

Distance: 0.26 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 864
Address: St Paul's Drive, Covingham, SN3 5DA
Telephone: 01793525231
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to The Dorcan Academy

Covingham Park Primary School

Distance: 0.72 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 370
Address: The Harriers, Covingham Park, SN3 5BD
Telephone: 01793525465
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Covingham Park Primary School

Eldene Nursery and Primary School

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 348
Address: Colingsmead, Eldene, SN3 3TQ
Telephone: 01793525908
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Eldene Nursery and Primary School

Nyland School

Distance: 1.09 Kilometers
Type: Academy Special Converter
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 40
Address: Nyland Road, Nythe, SN3 3RD
Telephone: 01793535023
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Nyland School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

The Great Western Hospital

Address: Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6BB,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01793 604020
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Distance: 2.49 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to The Great Western Hospital

BMI The Ridgeway Hospital

Address: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, SN4 9DD,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01793 814848
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Distance: 5.68 (km)
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Savernake Hospital

Address: General Hospital, Marlborough, SN8 3HL,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01672 517200
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Distance: 16.2 (km)
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Fairford Hospital

Address: The Croft,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 6470
Distance: 16.77 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Diabetes Community Service

Address: Eldene Health Centre, Swindon, SN3 3RZ
Telephone: 01793 463840
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Diabetes Community Service

Eldene Health Centre

Address: Eldene Health Centre, Eldene, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3RZ
Telephone: 01793 480111
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Eldene Health Centre

Eldene Surgery

Address: Eldene Surgery, Colingsmead, Eldene, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3TQ
Telephone: 01793 522710
Distance: 0.91 (km)
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Wick House

Address: Wick House, Buttermere, Liden, Swindon, SN3 6LF
Telephone: 01793 610395
Distance: 1.25 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Priory Road Dental Practice

Address: Priory Road Dental Practice, Priory Road, Park South, Swindon, SN3 2EZ
Distance: 1.71 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Rover Body and Pressings, Bridge End Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4PE
Distance: 2.92 (km)
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Groundwell Dental Surgery

Address: Groundwell Dental Surgery, 50 Groundwell Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 2LU
Distance: 3.45 (km)
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Victoria Road Dental Practice

Address: Victoria Road Dental Practice, 75 Victoria Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3BB
Distance: 3.56 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Covingham Library

St Pauls Drive, Swindon, SN35BY
Telephone: 01793 520185
Distance: 0.56 Kilometres
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Liden Library

Barrington Close, Swindon, SN36HF
Telephone: 01793 463504
Distance: 1.58 Kilometres
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Walcot Library

Somerville Road, Swindon, SN33BL
Telephone: 01793 463238
Distance: 2.41 Kilometres
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Gorse Hill Library

Community Centre, Swindon, SN28DA
Telephone:
Distance: 3.5 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Oxford Airport is 41.58 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to London Oxford Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 47.37 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Gloucestershire Airport
Southampton Airport is 72.45 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Southampton Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 87.32 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Bournemouth International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal is 77.17 Kilometers away
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Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal is 77.32 Kilometers away
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Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal is 79.97 Kilometers away
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Hamble-le-Rice Ferry Landing is 83.23 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Avocet Close is approximately 0.28 miles from the A419

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J15/A419(T)/A346 - 3.76 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J16/A3102/B4005 - 8.96 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J14/A338 - 20.68 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Operative Food

7-8 Covingham Square, Covingham, Swindon, SN3 5AQ
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
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Tesco Express

Unit 1, Liden Centre, Liden, Swindon, SN3 6HP
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Oxford Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4EW
Distance: 1.82 Kilometres
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The Midcounties Co-operative

Unit 1, Cavendish Square, Park South, Swindon, SN3 2GD
Distance: 1.83 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Wanborough Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.89 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Richard Jefferies Museum, Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Distance: 1.93 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Coate Water Country Park
Distance: 3.01 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Swindon Arts Centre
Distance: 3.52 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Swindon
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Civic Offices
Euclid Street
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN1 2JH
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01793 445 500
Within the electoral area of Covingham and Dorcan Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Swindon
The Member of Parliament is Justin Tomlinson
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In the 2017 General Election Justin Tomlinson won with a majority of 8335 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 80168
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015485
Ons Area Name:Swindon 013E
Average Age : 38.42
Population: 1440.00
Male Population: 722.00 (50.14%)
Female Population: 718.00 (49.86%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.63%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting6
Violent-crime51
Other-crime2
Vehicle-crime14
Drugs4
Burglary7
Robbery4
Bicycle-theft2
Criminal-damage-arson18
Other-theft6
Public-order8
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Avocet Close

OS Reference: 419052, 184671
OS Grid Reference: SU191847
Latitude and Longitude: 51.560120834692, -1.7251375058113
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 49.3656 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Avocet Close

Map Number: 173
Map Name: Swindon & Devizes
Covingham
Swindon
South West
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