Backfields

Postcode: ME1 1UH

Backfields is a street in the settlement of Rochester which is within the electoral area of Rochester West Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Backfields is located 27.45 miles East from the centre of London, 7.69 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 24.24 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 26.25 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.

Road Name:Backfields
Road Type:residential
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ME1 1UH
Height

Height

The Central point of Backfields is approximately 26 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01634
Telephone Exchange: CHATHAM - NDMED
Telephone Cabinet: P3
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 5.4
Median Speed: 4.9
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 5
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Backfields

1 Old Cottages Backfields
Sale Price: £347,500
Sale Date: 01/12/2016
3 Old Cottages Backfields
Sale Price: £239,000
Sale Date: 30/10/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Margaret's at Troy Town CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 0.44 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 237
Address: King Street, ME1 1YF
Telephone: 01634843843
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backfields to St Margaret's at Troy Town CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School

St Peter's Infant School

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 116
Address: Holcombe Road, Delce, ME1 2HU
Telephone: 01634843590
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backfields to St Peter's Infant School

St William of Perth Roman Catholic Primary School

Distance: 1.13 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 210
Address: Canon Close, Maidstone Road, ME1 3EN
Telephone: 01634404267
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backfields to St William of Perth Roman Catholic Primary School

Fort Pitt Grammar School

Distance: 1.21 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 802
Address: Fort Pitt Hill, ME4 6TJ
Telephone: 01634842359
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backfields to Fort Pitt Grammar School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

St Bartholomews Hospital

Address: New Road, Rochester, ME1 1DS,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01634 810900
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Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Backfields to St Bartholomews Hospital

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 3.12 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Medway Maritime Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 6.55 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Spire Alexandra Hospital

Gravesham Community Hospital

Address: Gravesham Community Hospital, Bath Street, Gravesend, DA11 0DG,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01474 360500
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Distance: 11.29 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Gravesham Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Thorndike Surgery

Address: The Thorndike Centre, Longley Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2TH
Telephone: 01634 817217
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Thorndike Surgery

Esplanade Healthcare

Address: Esplanade Healthcare, 1 the Esplanade, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1QE
Telephone: 01634 843142
Distance: 0.81 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Esplanade Healthcare

Winchester House

Address: C/o the Esplanade Surgery, 1 the Esplanade, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1QE
Telephone: 01634 843142
Distance: 0.81 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Winchester House

Castle Medical Practice

Address: Health Living Centre, Delce Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2EL
Telephone: 01634 334203
Distance: 0.83 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Castle Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Eastgate Dental Practice

Address: Eastgate Dental Practice, 1 - 4 Eastgate Court, High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1EU
Distance: 0.62 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Eastgate Dental Practice

Photay and Associates

Address: Photay and Associates, 196 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1EY
Distance: 0.65 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 105 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1JS
Distance: 0.66 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Dental Surgery

New Road Dental Practice

Address: New Road Dental Practice, 3a New Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1BD
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Backfields to New Road Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Rochester Library

Eastgate, Rochester, ME11EW
Telephone: 01634 337411
Distance: 0.65 Kilometres
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Directions from Backfields to Rochester Library

Strood Library

32 Bryant Road, Strood, Rochester, ME23EP
Telephone: 01634 335890
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
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Directions from Backfields to Strood Library

Chatham Library

Gun Wharf, Chatham, ME44TX
Telephone: 01634 337799
Distance: 1.78 Kilometres
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Thomas Aveling School and Community Library

Arethusa Road, Rochester, ME12UW
Telephone: 01634 338728
Distance: 2.25 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 1.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Backfields to Strood

Strood station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Ashford International • Aylesford • Beltring • Belvedere • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Cuxton • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • East Farleigh • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Halling • Herne Bay • Higham • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • New Hythe • Northfleet • Paddock Wood • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Swanscombe • Tonbridge • Walmer • Wateringbury • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard • Yalding

Cuxton Station is 2.78 Kilometers away

Directions from Backfields to Cuxton

Cuxton station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Halling Station is 5.11 Kilometers away

Directions from Backfields to Halling

Halling station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Higham Station is 5.2 Kilometers away

Directions from Backfields to Higham

Higham station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Belvedere • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 24.94 Kilometers away Directions from Backfields to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 32.76 Kilometers away Directions from Backfields to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 33.8 Kilometers away Directions from Backfields to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 56.59 Kilometers away Directions from Backfields to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 11.3 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 11.77 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 32.08 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 32.62 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Backfields is approximately 1.02 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 1.97 Km Away
Directions from Backfields to M2 J2/A228
Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 5.51 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 8.01 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 9.54 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Castle Food Service

47-49 High Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1LN
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
Directions from Backfields to Castle Food Service

Morrisons

Morrisons Supermarket, Knight Road, Strood, ME2 2AA
Distance: 1.03 Kilometres
Directions from Backfields to Morrisons

Iceland

69-73 High Street, Strood, Rochester, ME2 4AH
Distance: 1.22 Kilometres
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Aldi Stores Ltd

Aldi, Friary Place, Strood, ME2 4WR
Distance: 1.31 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Rochester Castle
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Rochester Castle

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Rochester Cathedral
Distance: 0.38 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Rochester Cathedral

Castle

Attraction Name: Rochester Castle
Distance: 0.54 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Rochester Castle

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Temple Manor
Distance: 0.87 (km)
Directions from Backfields to Temple Manor

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Medway
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Gun Wharf
Dock Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TR
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Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Rochester West Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Rochester and Strood
The Member of Parliament is Kelly Tolhurst
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In the 2017 General Election Kelly Tolhurst won with a majority of 9850 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82702
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016129
Ons Area Name:Medway 014B
Average Age : 35.15
Population: 1924.00
Male Population: 1015.00 (52.75%)
Female Population: 909.00 (47.25%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 51 (2.65%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Rochester West ward in Medway is an urban area with more than 4,800 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime166
Robbery6
Criminal-damage-arson45
Public-order45
Possession-of-weapons3
Shoplifting44
Other-theft31
Other-crime7
Drugs4
Vehicle-crime35
Burglary18
Bicycle-theft5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Backfields

OS Reference: 573935, 167979
OS Grid Reference: TQ739680
Latitude and Longitude: 51.383670582746, 0.49986463228005
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.114998 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Backfields

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Troy Town
Medway
South East
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