Baker Close

Postcode: DA13 9AE

Baker Close is a street in the settlement of Sole Street governed by Cobham Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown Ward in the administration area of Gravesham District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Baker Close is located 22.43 miles East from the centre of London, 9.9 miles North West from the centre of Maidstone, 24.55 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 31.39 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.

Road Name:Baker Close
Road Type:residential
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Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01474 - Gravesend
Area Code: 01987 - Ebbsfleet
Area Code: 01375 - Grays Thurrock
Area Code: 01322 - Dartford
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 8.5
Median Speed: 8.4
Maximum Speed: 9
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 3
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Baker Close

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Meopham Community Academy

Distance: 1.54 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 432
Address: Longfield Road, Meopham, DA13 0JW
Telephone: 01474812259
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Baker Close to Meopham Community Academy

Cobham Primary School

Distance: 1.96 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 219
Address: The Street, Cobham, DA12 3BN
Telephone: 01474814373
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Baker Close to Cobham Primary School

Meopham School

Distance: 2.06 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 524
Address: Wrotham Road, Meopham, DA13 0AH
Telephone: 01474814646
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Baker Close to Meopham School

Istead Rise Primary School

Distance: 2.85 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 305
Address: Downs Road, Northfleet, DA13 9HG
Telephone: 01474833177
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Baker Close to Istead Rise Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI Fawkham Manor Hospital

Address: Manor Lane, Fawkham, Longfield, DA3 8ND,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01474 879900
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Distance: 6.33 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to BMI Fawkham Manor 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: 6.56 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Gravesham Community Hospital

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: 9.65 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to St Bartholomews Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, DA2 8DA,
NHS Sector
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Telephone: 01322 428100
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Distance: 9.89 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Darent Valley Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Meopham Medical Centre

Address: Meopham Medical Centre, Wrotham Road, Meopham, Kent, DA13 0AH
Telephone: 01474 814288
Distance: 2.06 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Meopham Medical Centre

Downs Way Medical Practice

Address: Istead Rise Surgery, Worcester Cl, Istead Rise, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 9LB
Telephone: 0300 4562305
Distance: 2.98 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Downs Way Medical Practice

Oakfield Health Centre, Practice 1

Address: Oakfield Health Centre, off Windsor Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5BW
Telephone: 01474 560717
Distance: 4.05 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Oakfield Health Centre, Practice 1

Oakfield Health Centre, Practice 2

Address: Oakfield Health Centre, off Windsor Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5BW
Telephone: 01474 537123
Distance: 4.05 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Oakfield Health Centre, Practice 2
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Istead Rise Dental Clinic

Address: Istead Rise Dental Clinic, 12 Lewis Road, Istead Rise, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 9JG
Distance: 2.66 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Istead Rise Dental Clinic

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 79 Leander Drive, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4NF
Distance: 4.19 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 213 Valley Drive, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5SG
Distance: 4.2 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1 Wellfield, Hartley, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7EG
Distance: 4.69 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Meopham Library

Wrotham Road, Meopham, Gravesend, DA130AH
Telephone: 01474 814636
Distance: 2.06 Kilometres
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Directions from Baker Close to Meopham Library

Marling Cross Library

266 Mackenzie Way, Gravesham, DA125DY
Telephone: 01474 568033
Distance: 3.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Baker Close to Marling Cross Library

Riverview Park Library

The Alma, Leander Drive Riverview Park, Gravesham, DA124NG
Telephone: 01474 564 181
Distance: 3.97 Kilometres
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Directions from Baker Close to Riverview Park Library

Kings Farm Library

Sun Lane, Gravesend, DA125HR
Telephone: 01474 365491
Distance: 4.67 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Sole Street Station is 0.23 Kilometers away

Directions from Baker Close to Sole Street

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bickley • Blackfriars • Bromley South • Canterbury East • Chatham • Denmark Hill • Dover Priory • Elephant & Castle • Farningham Road • Faversham • Gillingham (Kent) • Herne Hill • Kemsley • Longfield • Meopham • Newington • Queenborough • Rainham (Kent) • Rochester • Sheerness-On-Sea • Sittingbourne • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Teynham • Victoria

Halling Station is 5.98 Kilometers away

Directions from Baker Close 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

Cuxton Station is 6.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Baker Close 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

Gravesend Station is 6.35 Kilometers away

Directions from Baker Close to Gravesend

Gravesend 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 • Albany Park • Ashford International • Belvedere • Bexley • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Crayford • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Herne Bay • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sidcup • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Walmer • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Airports

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 24.44 Kilometers away Directions from Baker Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 26.21 Kilometers away Directions from Baker Close to London City Airport
London Southend Airport is 30.54 Kilometers away Directions from Baker Close to London Southend Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 45.19 Kilometers away Directions from Baker Close to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 6.81 Kilometers away
Directions from Baker Close to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 7.39 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 24.45 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 24.96 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Baker Close is approximately 1.45 miles from the A2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 6.55 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J3/M26 - 8.74 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J4/A228 - 9.06 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J2/A20/A227 - 9.18 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Farmfoods Ltd

7-9 Thamesgate Shopping Centre, New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AU
Distance: 6.41 Kilometres
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Poundland

Thamesgate Shopping Centre, New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AU
Distance: 6.41 Kilometres
Directions from Baker Close to Poundland

Co-op

Coop, 14 - 16 Calcutta Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7QU
Distance: 8.64 Kilometres
Directions from Baker Close to Co-op

Tesco Express

Calcutta Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7QU
Distance: 8.64 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Camer Park Country Park
Distance: 0.78 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Owletts
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Owletts

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Owletts
Distance: 1.53 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Owletts

Country Park

Attraction Name: Jeskyns Country Park
Distance: 1.94 (km)
Directions from Baker Close to Jeskyns Country Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Gravesham District
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Civic Centre
Windmill Street
Gravesend
Kent
DA12 1AU
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Telephone Number: 01474 337 000
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gravesham
The Member of Parliament is Adam Holloway
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In the 2017 General Election Adam Holloway won with a majority of 9347 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 72954
Within the area of Cobham Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024302
Ons Area Name:Gravesham 013D
Average Age : 46.76
Population: 1466.00
Male Population: 735.00 (50.14%)
Female Population: 731.00 (49.86%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.55%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The villages of Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown in Gravesend have more than 1,700 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Gravesham Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order4
Vehicle-crime1
Burglary2
Criminal-damage-arson1
Violent-crime5
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Location details

Location Details

Baker Close

OS Reference: 565410, 167730
OS Grid Reference: TQ654677
Latitude and Longitude: 51.383982106425, 0.3773401009443
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 5.49359 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Baker Close

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Sole Street
Kent
South East
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