Balfour Street

Postcode: DH5 8BA

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Road Name:Balfour Street
Road Type:residential

Balfour Street is a street in the settlement of Houghton-le-Spring which is within the electoral area of Copt Hill Ward in the administration area of Sunderland District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Balfour Street is located 238.03 miles North from the centre of London, 10.66 miles South East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 58.76 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 63.21 miles North from the centre of York.

Balfour Street is approximately 2.83 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 79 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Balfour Street is approximately 79 Metres above sea level
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Highfield Hotel - houghton-le-spring
With a convenient location, next to the A690 and just off the A1(M), the hotel offers comfortable en suite accommodation, a Thai restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Address:101 Durham Road East Rainton, DH5 9QT, Houghton Le Spring
Number of Rooms:30
Lowest Price Room:£41.85
Highest Price Room:£100
Chilton Country Pub & Hotel - west-rainton
Star Rating:3 Stars
A 12-minute drive from Durham city centre, Chilton Country Pub & Hotel offers en suite rooms and an extensive restaurant menu. With free parking and WiFi, this hotel is around 8 minutes
Address:Blackboy Road Fence Houses, DH4 6PY, County Durham
Number of Rooms:25
Lowest Price Room:£58
Highest Price Room:£88
Durham Serviced Properties - The Priory - west-rainton
Situated in West Rainton, this apartment is 19 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. Durham Serviced Properties - The Priory features views of the garden and is 6 km from Durham. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site.
Address:Tollgate fields, DH4 6SQ, West Rainton
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£95
Hallgarth Manor Country Hotel & Restaurant - durham
Star Rating:3 Stars
Set in spectacular grounds and gardens, this traditional English country house is ideally situated just 3 miles away from the historic city centre of Durham.
Address:Pittington, DH6 1AB, Durham
Number of Rooms:23
Lowest Price Room:£49
Highest Price Room:£125
The Sheiling Guest House - washington
In central Washington, The Sheiling Guest House provides en suite rooms with free on-site parking and Wi-Fi. This guest house is around 20 minutes
Address:The Sheiling, Biddick Lane, NE38 7DT, Washington
Number of Rooms:3
Lowest Price Room:£40

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sunderland District
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Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
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Telephone Number: 08456 066 067
Within the electoral area of Copt Hill Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Houghton and Sunderland South
The Member of Parliament is Phillipson, Bridget

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balfour Street

20 Balfour Street
Sale Price: £68,000
Sale Date: 04/03/2016
14 Balfour Street
Sale Price: £47,500
Sale Date: 04/11/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008715
Ons Area Name:Sunderland 034B
Average Age : 41.59
Population: 1303.00
Male Population: 654.00 (50.19%)
Female Population: 649.00 (49.81%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 28 (2.15%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 01253 604648
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Location Details

Balfour Street

OS Reference: 434477, 550273
OS Grid Reference: NZ345503
Latitude and Longitude: 54.845986712155, -1.463031962394
Approximate distance to the Coast: 2.83 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balfour Street

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Tyne & Wear
North East
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-le-Street Rail Station is 7.34 Kilometers away (4.56 miles)
Seaham Rail Station is 7.64 Kilometers away (4.75 miles)
Sunderland Rail Station is 8.45 Kilometers away (5.25 miles)
St Peters Rail Station is 8.93 Kilometers away (5.55 miles)

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 26.44 Kilometers away
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 37.35 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 16.34 Kilometers away
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 16.94 Kilometers away
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 17.60 Kilometers away
Transporter Bridge North Side is 32.83 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balfour Street is approximately 1.55 miles from the A19

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 6.77 Km Away
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 7.13 Km Away
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 7.47 Km Away

Health Clinics

Houghton Medical Group,
Houghton Medical Group, The Health Ctr,church St, Houghton-le-spring, Tyne & Wear, DH44DN
Distance: 0.50 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 5842154
Minor Injuries Unit - Houghton Pcc
Houghton Primary Care Ctr, Brinkburn Crescent, Houghton Le Spring, DH45HB
Distance: 0.84 Kilometers
Telephone: 0845 6080325
Kepier Medical Practice
Kepier Medical Practice, Leyburn Grove, Houghton-le-spring, Tyne & Wear, DH45EQ
Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 5842106
Carpal Tunnel Service
Matrix Health Services, Rainton Bridge South Bus, Houghton Le Spring, Co Durham, DH4 5QY
Distance: 1.99 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 3055230
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Houghton Library & Customer Service Centre

74 Newbottle Street, Sunderland, DH44AF
Distance: 0.32 Miles
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Fence Houses Library

Britannia Terrace, Fence Houses, DH46HL
Distance: 1.46 Miles
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Hetton Centre Library

Welfare Road, Hetton, DH59NE
Distance: 1.73 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Down at the Farm
Distance: 2.11 (km)

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Joe's Pond Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.25 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.88 (km)

Country Park

Attraction Name: Hetton Lyons Country Park
Distance: 3.25 (km)

Nearest Schools

Houghton Le Spring Nursery School

Distance: 0.40 Kilometers
Type: Nursery
Address: Neasham Place, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 8AE
Telephone: (0191) 5536557

Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Hall Lane, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 8DA
Telephone: (0191) 5536523

Burnside Primary School

Distance: 0.84 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Burnside Estate, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 5HB
Telephone: (0191) 5536510


Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Dairy Lane, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 5BH
Telephone: (0191) 5536528

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 15
Median Speed: 14.8
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 17
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