Balls Hill

Postcode: GL16 7PP

Balls Hill is a street governed by English Bicknor Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Christchurch and English Bicknor Ward in the administration area of Forest of Dean District Council within Gloucestershire County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Balls Hill is located 110.04 miles West from the centre of London, 15.57 miles South from the centre of Hereford, 15.76 miles West from the centre of Gloucester and 26.6 miles North from the centre of Bristol.

Road Name:Balls Hill
Road Type:unclassified
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GL16 7PP
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Balls Hill is approximately 11.3907 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 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Balls Hill is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.830064 kilometres away
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01600 - Monmouth
Area Code: 01989 - Ross-on-Wye
Area Code: 01594 - Lydney
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Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balls Hill

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

English Bicknor Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.24 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 54
Address: English Bicknor, GL16 7PG
Telephone: 01594860367
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balls Hill to English Bicknor Church of England Primary School

Lydbrook Primary School

Distance: 2.34 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 137
Address: School Road, GL17 9PX
Telephone: 01594860344
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balls Hill to Lydbrook Primary School

Berry Hill Primary School

Distance: 2.84 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 161
Address: Nine Wells Road, Berry Hill, GL16 7AT
Telephone: 01594832262
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balls Hill to Berry Hill Primary School

Whitchurch CofE Primary School

Distance: 3.23 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 133
Address: Whitchurch, HR9 6DA
Telephone: 01600890571
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balls Hill to Whitchurch CofE Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Dilke Memorial Hospital

Address: Speech House Road,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 8640
Distance: 7 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Dilke Memorial Hospital

Ross on Wye Community Hospital

Address: Ross on Wye Community Hospital, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Alton Street, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 5AD,
NHS Sector
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Telephone: 01989 562100
Distance: 8.42 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Ross on Wye Community Hospital

Lydney & District Hospital

Address: Grove Road, Lydney, GL15 5JE,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 8722
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Distance: 13.41 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Lydney & District Hospital

Partnerships in Care Llanarth Court Hospital

Address: Llanarth Raglan, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire,
Independent Sector
Partnerships In Care Ltd
Telephone: 01873 840 555
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Distance: 20.5 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Coleford Family Doctors

Address: Coleford Health Centre, Railway Drive, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8RH
Telephone: 01594 838108
Distance: 5.26 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Coleford Family Doctors

Brunston Practice

Address: Brunston Practice, Cinderhill, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8HJ
Telephone: 01594 833255
Distance: 5.42 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Brunston Practice

Drybrook Surgery

Address: The Surgery, Drybrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9JE
Telephone: 01594 542239
Distance: 6.61 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Drybrook Surgery

Dilke Pcc Ooh

Address: Nhs Gloucestershire, Dilke Memorial Hospital, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 3HX
Telephone: 08454 220220
Distance: 7 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Dilke Pcc Ooh
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

The Dental Surgery

Address: The Dental Surgery, Symonds Yat, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6BJ
Distance: 2.95 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to The Dental Surgery

Rock Castle Dental Practice

Address: Rock Castle Dental Practice, 32 Newland Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8AL
Distance: 5.2 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to Rock Castle Dental Practice

Willow Tree Dental Practice

Address: Willow Tree Dental Practice, 2 - 3 Pyart Court, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8RG
Distance: 5.2 (km)
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17 St James Street

Address: 17 St James Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3DN
Distance: 7.38 (km)
Directions from Balls Hill to 17 St James Street
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Coleford Library

The Main Place, Old Station Way, Coleford, GL168RH
Telephone: 0845 2305420
Distance: 5.3 Kilometres
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Directions from Balls Hill to Coleford Library

Monmouth Library

The Rolls Hall, Whitecross Street, Monmouth, NP253BY
Telephone: 1600775215
Distance: 7.53 Kilometres
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Cinderford Library

Belle Vue Road, Cinderford, GL142BZ
Telephone: 0845 2305420
Distance: 8.1 Kilometres
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Ross-on-Wye Library

Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye, HR97AN
Telephone: 01432 383280
Distance: 8.72 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Lydney Station is 14.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Balls Hill to Lydney

Lydney station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Forest of Dean area on the Gloucester - Border [nr Chepstow] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Beeston • Birmingham New Street • Bridgend • Burton-On-Trent • Caldicot • Cardiff Central • Carmarthen • Cheltenham Spa • Chepstow • Clarbeston Road • Clunderwen • Derby • Ferryside • Fishguard & Goodwick • Fishguard Harbour • Garth (Mid-Glamorgan) • Gloucester • Gowerton • Kidwelly • Llanelli • Llanharan • Long Eaton • Maesteg • Maesteg (Ewenny Road) • Neath • Newport (Gwent) • Nottingham • Pembrey & Burry Port • Pencoed • Pontyclun • Port Talbot Parkway • Pyle • Sarn • Severn Tunnel Junction • Swansea • Tondu • University • Whitland • Wildmill • Wilnecote

Cam & Dursley Station is 21.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Balls Hill to Cam & Dursley

Cam & Dursley station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Stroud area on the Bristol - Birmingham Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Barnham • Bath Spa • Bradford-On-Avon • Bridgwater • Brighton • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Chichester • Cosham • Dilton Marsh • Dorchester West • Fareham • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Havant • Highbridge & Burnham • Hove • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Romsey • Salisbury • Shoreham-By-Sea • Southampton Central • Stapleton Road • Taunton • Thornford • Trowbridge • Upwey • Warminster • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Worthing • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Chepstow Station is 22.45 Kilometers away

Directions from Balls Hill to Chepstow

Chepstow station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Monmouth area on the Border [nr Chepstow] - Severn Tunnel Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Attenborough • Beeston • Birmingham New Street • Bridgend • Burton-On-Trent • Caldicot • Cardiff Central • Carmarthen • Cheltenham Spa • Clarbeston Road • Clunderwen • Derby • Ferryside • Fishguard & Goodwick • Fishguard Harbour • Garth (Mid-Glamorgan) • Gloucester • Gowerton • Kidwelly • Llanelli • Llanharan • Long Eaton • Lydney • Maesteg • Maesteg (Ewenny Road) • Neath • Newport (Gwent) • Nottingham • Pembrey & Burry Port • Pencoed • Pontyclun • Port Talbot Parkway • Pyle • Sarn • Severn Tunnel Junction • Spondon • Swansea • Tondu • University • Whitland • Wildmill • Willington • Wilnecote

Hereford Station is 25.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Balls Hill to Hereford

Hereford station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Hereford and South Herefordshire area on the Crewe - Border [nr Pontrillas] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abergavenny • Abergele & Pensarn • Acocks Green • Alderley Edge • Baglan • Bangor (Gwynedd) • Barnt Green • Birmingham Moor Street • Birmingham New Street • Birmingham Snow Hill • Blakedown • Bodorgan • Bridgend • Briton Ferry • Bromsgrove • Cardiff Central • Carmarthen • Charlbury • Chester • Chirk • Church Stretton • Clarbeston Road • Clunderwen • Colwall • Colwyn Bay • Conwy • Cradley Heath • Craven Arms • Crewe • Cwmbran • Didcot Parkway • Dorridge • Droitwich Spa • Evesham • Ferryside • Fishguard & Goodwick • Fishguard Harbour • Flint • Garth (Mid-Glamorgan) • Gobowen • Gowerton • Great Malvern • Hagley • Hanborough • Hartlebury • Haverfordwest • Holyhead • Honeybourne • Jewellery Quarter • Johnston (Dyfed) • Kidderminster • Kidwelly • Kilgetty • Kingham • Lamphey • Langley Green • Ledbury • Leominster • Llandudno Junction • Llanelli • Llanfairfechan • Llanfairpwll • Llanharan • Llansamlet • Ludlow • Lye • Maesteg • Maesteg (Ewenny Road) • Maidenhead • Malvern Link • Manchester Piccadilly • Manorbier • Milford Haven • Moreton-In-Marsh • Nantwich • Narberth • Neath • Newport (Gwent) • Old Hill • Olton • Oxford • Paddington • Pembrey & Burry Port • Pembroke • Pembroke Dock • Penally • Pencoed • Penmaenmawr • Pershore • Pontyclun • Pontypool and New Inn • Port Talbot Parkway • Prees • Prestatyn • Pyle • Reading • Rhosneigr • Rhyl • Rowley Regis • Ruabon • Sarn • Saundersfoot • Shipton • Shotton • Shrewsbury • Skewen • Slough • Small Heath • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Solihull • Stockport • Stourbridge Junction • Swansea • Tenby • The Hawthorns • Tondu • Ty Croes • Tyseley • University • Valley • Wem • Whitchurch (Salop) • Whitland • Widney Manor • Wildmill • Wilmslow • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Wrenbury • Wrexham General • Yorton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Gloucestershire Airport is 31.71 Kilometers away Directions from Balls Hill to Gloucestershire Airport
Bristol International Airport is 50.7 Kilometers away Directions from Balls Hill to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 70.08 Kilometers away Directions from Balls Hill to Cardiff International Airport
London Oxford Airport is 89.2 Kilometers away Directions from Balls Hill to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 15.44 Kilometers away
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Lydney Harbour is 16.01 Kilometers away
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Bristol Docks Ferry Landing is 37.69 Kilometers away
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Portishead Pier is 39.46 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balls Hill is approximately 2.34 miles from the A40

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M50 J4/A449(T)/A449/B4221 - 10.7 Km Away
Directions from Balls Hill to M50 J4/A449(T)/A449/B4221
Junction: M50 J3/B4221 - 13.68 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J13/A419 - 21.71 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J12/B4008 - 22.63 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Midcounties Co-operative

Lords Hill, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8BD
Distance: 5.13 Kilometres
Directions from Balls Hill to The Midcounties Co-operative

Tesco

25 High Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8HA
Distance: 5.14 Kilometres
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The Midcounties Co-operative

3 High Street, Drybrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9EA
Distance: 6.83 Kilometres
Directions from Balls Hill to The Midcounties Co-operative

Lidl UK GmbH

3 High Street, Drybrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9EARedbrook Road, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3LY
Distance: 7.33 Kilometres
Directions from Balls Hill to Lidl UK GmbH

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Amazing Hedge Puzzle, Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo, Wye Valley Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.95 (km)
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Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Ruardean Garden Pottery
Distance: 3.75 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Goodrich Castle Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.9 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Goodrich Castle
Distance: 4.22 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Forest of Dean District
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Council Offices
High Street
Coleford
Gloucestershire
GL16 8HG
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01594 810 000
County Council: Gloucestershire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Christchurch and English Bicknor Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Forest of Dean
The Member of Parliament is Harper, Mark
Within the area of English Bicknor Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01022234
Ons Area Name:Forest of Dean 006A
Average Age : 49.17
Population: 1520.00
Male Population: 759.00 (49.93%)
Female Population: 761.00 (50.07%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Location details

Location Details

Balls Hill

OS Reference: 357958, 215751
OS Grid Reference: SO580158
Latitude and Longitude: 51.838337250751, -2.6102716063936
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 11.3907 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balls Hill

Map Number: 162
Map Name: Gloucester & Forest of Dean
English Bicknor
Gloucestershire
South West
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