Back Road

Postcode: KW16 3AW

Back Road is a street which is within the electoral area of Stromness and South Isles Ward in the administration area of Orkney Islands Council located in the Scotland Euro Region of the UK.

Back Road is located 531.16 miles North from the centre of London, 108.11 miles North from the centre of Inverness, 133.45 miles North from the centre of Aberdeen and 173.72 miles North from the centre of Dundee.

Road Name:Back Road
Road Type:unclassified
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Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01856 - Orkney
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 8
Median Speed: 8.1
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 10
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Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Back Road

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Lossiemouth Medical Centre

Address: The Medical Centre, Building 23, Lossiemouth, Morayshire, IV31 6SD
Distance: 139.3 (km)
Directions from Back Road to Lossiemouth Medical Centre

Kinloss Medical Centre

Address: The Medical Centre, Kinloss, Forres, Morayshire, IV36 3UH
Distance: 147.92 (km)
Directions from Back Road to Kinloss Medical Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Stromness Library

Hellihole Road, Stromness, KW163DY
Telephone: 01856 850907
Distance: 0.52 Kilometres
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Directions from Back Road to Stromness Library

Thurso Library

Davidsons Lane, Thurso, KW147AF
Telephone:
Distance: 43.33 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Thurso Station is 43.55 Kilometers away

Directions from Back Road to Thurso

Thurso station is operated by ScotRail in the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross area on the Far North and Kyle Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alness • Altnabreac • Ardgay • Beauly • Brora • Conon Bridge • Culrain • Dingwall • Dunrobin Castle • Fearn • Forsinard • Georgemas Junction • Golspie • Helmsdale • Invergordon • Inverness • Invershin • Kildonan • Kinbrace • Lairg • Muir Of Ord • Rogart • Scotscalder • Tain • Wick

Airports

Nearest Airports

Kirkwall (Orkney) Airport is 22.84 Kilometers away Directions from Back Road to Kirkwall (Orkney) Airport
Eday Airport is 39.57 Kilometers away Directions from Back Road to Eday Airport
Stronsay Airport is 43.23 Kilometers away Directions from Back Road to Stronsay Airport
Westray Airport is 47.38 Kilometers away Directions from Back Road to Westray Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal is 0.32 Kilometers away
Directions from Back Road to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
Graemsay Orkney Ferry Terminal is 4.12 Kilometers away
Directions from Back Road to Graemsay Orkney Ferry Terminal
North Hoy Orkney Ferry Terminal is 5.35 Kilometers away
Directions from Back Road to North Hoy Orkney Ferry Terminal
Houton Orkney Ferry Terminal is 8.48 Kilometers away
Directions from Back Road to Houton Orkney Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Motorways

Nearest Motorway Junctions

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Operative Food

Co-Operative Food, Ferry Road, Stromness, KW16 3AE
Distance: 0.28 Kilometres
Directions from Back Road to Co-Operative Food

The Cooperative Food

Dounby Stores, Dounby, KW17 2HT
Distance: 12.24 Kilometres
Directions from Back Road to The Cooperative Food

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pier Arts Centre
Distance: 0.28 (km)
Directions from Back Road to Pier Arts Centre

Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Tate & Style
Distance: 0.4 (km)
Directions from Back Road to Tate & Style

Museum

Attraction Name: Stomness Museum
Distance: 1.2 (km)
Directions from Back Road to Stomness Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Unstan Chambered Cairn
Distance: 3.76 (km)
Directions from Back Road to Unstan Chambered Cairn

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Orkney Islands
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School Place
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1NY
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Telephone Number: 01856 873 535
Within the electoral area of Stromness and South Isles Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Orkney and Shetland
The Member of Parliament is Alistair Carmichael
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In the 2017 General Election Alistair Carmichael won with a majority of 4563 the result was LD hold. The total electorate was 34164
Population

Population Statistics

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Population:
Male Population: (0%)
Female Population: (0%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

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Location details

Location Details

Back Road

OS Reference: 325291, 1009266
OS Grid Reference: HY253093
Latitude and Longitude: 58.964451335061, -3.2992054809547
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.9027 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Back Road

Map Number: 7
Map Name: Orkney - Southern Isles
Stromness
Orkney Islands
Scotland
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