Avon Drive

Postcode: LE8 6NP

Avon Drive is a street in the settlement of Whetstone governed by Whetstone Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of North Whetstone Ward in the administration area of Blaby District Council within Leicestershire County Council located in the East Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Avon Drive is located 86.96 miles North West from the centre of London, 4.94 miles South West from the centre of Leicester, 17.88 miles North East from the centre of Coventry and 25.96 miles North West from the centre of Northampton.

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Postcodes for Avon Drive

LE8 6NP
LE8 6NQ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Avon Drive is approximately 72.2658 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 69 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Avon Drive is a river called Whetstone Brook which is approximately 0.191383 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Avon Drive is approximately 69 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0116
Telephone Exchange: NARBOROUGH; LEICESTERSHIRE - EMNARBO
Telephone Cabinet: P16
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 28.1
Median Speed: 5.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Avon Drive

37 Avon Drive
Sale Price: £165,000
Sale Date: 21/04/2017
41 Avon Drive
Sale Price: £171,500
Sale Date: 27/02/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Peter's Church of England Primary School Whetstone

Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 225
Address: Wale Road, Whetstone, LE8 6NJ
Telephone: 01162775750
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avon Drive to St Peter's Church of England Primary School Whetstone

Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.95 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 361
Address: Queen's Road, Blaby, LE8 4EG
Telephone: 01162772082
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avon Drive to Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School

Badgerbrook Primary School

Distance: 1.03 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 411
Address: Badger Drive, Whetstone, LE8 6ZW
Telephone: 01162752353
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avon Drive to Badgerbrook Primary School

Greystoke Primary School

Distance: 1.47 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 323
Address: Thornton Drive, Narborough, LE19 2GX
Telephone: 01162862286
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avon Drive to Greystoke Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Address: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 7.05 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Leicester Royal Infirmary

Spire Leicester Hospital

Address: Gartree Road, Leicester, LE2 2FF,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0116 265 3685
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Distance: 8.19 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Spire Leicester Hospital

Glenfield Hospital

Address: Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 9.2 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Glenfield Hospital

Leicester General Hospital

Address: Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 9.34 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Leicester General Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hazelmere Medical Centre

Address: Hazelmere Medical Centre, 58 Lutterworth Road,blaby, Leicester, LE8 4DN
Telephone: 0116 2771666
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Hazelmere Medical Centre

Northfield Medical Centre

Address: Northfield Medical Centre, 12 Villers Court, Blaby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4NS
Telephone: 0116 3192203
Distance: 1.31 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Northfield Medical Centre

C/o the Limes Medical Centre

Address: 65 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 2DU
Telephone: 0845 0450428
Distance: 1.31 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to C/o the Limes Medical Centre

The Limes Medical Centre

Address: The Limes Medical Centre, 65 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 2DU
Telephone: 0116 2864421
Distance: 1.31 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to The Limes Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Whetstone Dental Surgery

Address: Whetstone Dental Surgery, 3 Grove Road, Whetstone, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 6LN
Distance: 0.47 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Whetstone Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 42 Lutterworth Road, Blaby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4DN
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Dental Surgery

Narborough Dental Surgery

Address: Narborough Dental Surgery, 21 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 2HL
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Narborough Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 7 Carvers Corner, Grange Drive, Glen Parva, Leicester, LE2 9PE
Distance: 2.25 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Blaby Library

Lutterworth Road, Blaby, LE84DW
Telephone: 0116 3053516
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
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Directions from Avon Drive to Blaby Library

Narborough Library

Narborough Library, Station Road, Narborough, LE192HR
Telephone: 0116 3053706
Distance: 1.52 Kilometres
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Directions from Avon Drive to Narborough Library

Glenhills Library

Glen Parva Parish Hall, Dorothy Avenue, Leicester, LE29JD
Telephone: 0116 305 3530
Distance: 2.28 Kilometres
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Directions from Avon Drive to Glenhills Library

Cosby Library

Park Road, Cosby, LE91RN
Telephone: 0116 305 8764
Distance: 2.47 Kilometres
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Directions from Avon Drive to Cosby Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Narborough Station is 1.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Avon Drive to Narborough

Narborough station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the South Leicestershire area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • South Wigston • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

South Wigston Station is 3.42 Kilometers away

Directions from Avon Drive to South Wigston

South Wigston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Harborough area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Narborough • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Leicester Station is 7.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Avon Drive to Leicester

Leicester station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Leicester South area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Ashchurch • Attenborough • Audley End • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Belper • Birmingham New Street • Bleasby • Bromsgrove • Burton Joyce • Cambridge • Carlton • Cheltenham Spa • Chesterfield • Coleshill Parkway • Collingham • Derby • Doncaster • East Midlands Parkway • Ely • Fiskerton • Gloucester • Hinckley • Hykeham • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Manea • March • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Metheringham • Narborough • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Rolleston • Ruskington • Scarborough • Sheffield • Sileby • Sleaford • South Wigston • St.Pancras • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Swinderby • Syston • Thurgarton • University • Wakefield Westgate • Water Orton • Wellingborough • Whittlesea • York

Hinckley Station is 13.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Avon Drive to Hinckley

Hinckley station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Bosworth area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Narborough • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • South Wigston • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Coventry Airport is 30.07 Kilometers away Directions from Avon Drive to Coventry Airport
East Midlands Airport is 30.15 Kilometers away Directions from Avon Drive to East Midlands Airport
Birmingham International Airport is 39.43 Kilometers away Directions from Avon Drive to Birmingham International Airport
London Oxford Airport is 82.49 Kilometers away Directions from Avon Drive to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Hampton Ferry Landing is 140.39 Kilometers away
Directions from Avon Drive to Hampton Ferry Landing
Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing is 140.46 Kilometers away
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Shepperton Ferry Landing is 141.02 Kilometers away
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Weybridge Ferry Landing is 141.13 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Avon Drive is approximately 0.45 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 3.41 Km Away
Directions from Avon Drive to M1 J21/M69/A5460
Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 8.16 Km Away
Directions from Avon Drive to M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380
Junction: M69 J2/B4669 - 9.79 Km Away
Directions from Avon Drive to M69 J2/B4669
Junction: M1 J20/A4304/A4303 - 13.44 Km Away
Directions from Avon Drive to M1 J20/A4304/A4303

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Central England Co-operative Society

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ
Distance: 1.07 Kilometres
Directions from Avon Drive to Central England Co-operative Society

Waitrose Ltd

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ8 Johns Court, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4DJ
Distance: 1.25 Kilometres
Directions from Avon Drive to Waitrose Ltd

Marks & Spencers Plc

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ8 Johns Court, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4DJFosse Park Avenue, Enderby, Leicestershire, LE19 2BS
Distance: 1.97 Kilometres
Directions from Avon Drive to Marks & Spencers Plc

The Co-operative Food

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ8 Johns Court, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4DJFosse Park Avenue, Enderby, Leicestershire, LE19 2BS38 Main Street, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1UU
Distance: 2.46 Kilometres
Directions from Avon Drive to The Co-operative Food

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Aylestone Meadows Nature Reserve
Distance: 4.47 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Aylestone Meadows Nature Reserve

Museum

Attraction Name: Wigston Framework Knitters Museum, Wigston Museum
Distance: 4.77 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Wigston Framework Knitters Museum, Wigston Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Gas Museum
Distance: 5.42 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Gas Museum

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Leicester Racecourse
Distance: 6.49 (km)
Directions from Avon Drive to Leicester Racecourse

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blaby District
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Council Offices
Desford Road
Narborough
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE19 2EP
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01162 750 555
County Council: Leicestershire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of North Whetstone Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Leicestershire
The Member of Parliament is Robathan, Andrew
Within the area of Whetstone Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01025647
Ons Area Name:Blaby 009C
Average Age : 41.12
Population: 1586.00
Male Population: 759.00 (47.86%)
Female Population: 827.00 (52.14%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 18 (1.13%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime8
Violent-crime18
Burglary7
Criminal-damage-arson9
Drugs1
Shoplifting6
Other-theft10
Other-crime1
Public-order3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Avon Drive

OS Reference: 455591, 297326
OS Grid Reference: SP556973
Latitude and Longitude: 52.570554392839, -1.1796772188779
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 72.2658 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Avon Drive

Map Number: 140
Map Name: Leicester Coventry & Rugby
Whetstone
Leicestershire
East Midlands
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