Balsom Close

Postcode: TA20 4LG

Balsom Close is a street in the settlement of Winsham governed by Winsham Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Windwhistle Ward in the administration area of South Somerset District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Balsom Close is located 128.93 miles West from the centre of London, 12.95 miles South West from the centre of Yeovil, 14.49 miles South East from the centre of Taunton and 22.16 miles North West from the centre of Dorchester.

Road Name:Balsom Close
Road Type:residential
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Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01460 - Chard
Area Code: 01297 - Axminster
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7.6
Median Speed: 8
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 8
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balsom Close

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Winsham Primary School

Distance: 0.24 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 29
Address: Church Street, Winsham, TA20 4HU
Telephone: 0146030377
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balsom Close to Winsham Primary School

Thorncombe, St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 2.89 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 72
Address: Chard Street, Thorncombe, TA20 4NE
Telephone: 0146030535
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balsom Close to Thorncombe, St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Tatworth Primary School

Distance: 4.52 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 200
Address: School Lane, Tatworth, TA20 2RX
Telephone: 01460220565
Website: Visit School Website
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Avishayes Community Primary School

Distance: 4.81 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 251
Address: Fairway Rise, TA20 1NS
Telephone: 0146063050
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balsom Close to Avishayes Community Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Chard Community Hospital

Address: Crewkerne Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 238220
Distance: 4.86 (km)
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Crewkerne Community Hospital

Address: Middle Path,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 72491
Distance: 7.33 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Crewkerne Community Hospital

Axminster Community Hospital

Address: Chard Road, Axminster, EX13 5DU,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01297 630 400
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Distance: 10.53 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Axminster Community Hospital

South Petherton Community Hospital

Address: Bernard Way,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 243000
Distance: 12.87 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Essex House Medical Centre, Chard

Address: Essex House Medical Ctr., 59 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1QA
Telephone: 01460 65046
Distance: 5.32 (km)
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Tawstock Medical Centre, Chard

Address: Tawstock Medical Centre, St Mary's Crescent, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2DZ
Telephone: 01460 67763
Distance: 5.34 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Tawstock Medical Centre, Chard

Springmead Surgery, Chard

Address: Springmead Surgery, Summerfields Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2EW
Telephone: 01460 63380
Distance: 5.6 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Springmead Surgery, Chard

Crewkerne Health Centre, Crewkerne

Address: Crewkerne Health Centre, Middle Path, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8BX
Telephone: 01460 72435
Distance: 7.33 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Crewkerne Health Centre, Crewkerne
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Springside Dental Surgery

Address: Springside Dental Surgery, 33a Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PT
Distance: 5.43 (km)
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Whitecross Dental Care

Address: Whitecross Dental Care, 32 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PT
Distance: 5.43 (km)
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South Somerset Pct

Address: South Somerset Pct, Chataway House, Leach Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1FR
Distance: 5.52 (km)
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Chard House Dental Practice

Address: Chard House Dental Practice, 21 Leach Road, Chard Business Park, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1FA
Distance: 5.77 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chard Library

Holyrood Lace Mill, Chard, TA202YA
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 5.44 Kilometres
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Crewkerne Library

Falkland Square, Crewkerne, TA187JS
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7.67 Kilometres
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Ilminster Library

Ditton Street, Ilminster, TA190BW
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 8.05 Kilometres
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Axminster Library

South Street, Axminster, EX135AD
Telephone: 01297 32693
Distance: 10.82 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 39.19 Kilometers away Directions from Balsom Close to Exeter International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 60.68 Kilometers away Directions from Balsom Close to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 68.16 Kilometers away Directions from Balsom Close to Cardiff International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 33.01 Kilometers away
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Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 41.39 Kilometers away
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Exmouth Ferry Landing is 45.6 Kilometers away
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Starcross Ferry Landing is 46.25 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balsom Close is approximately 5.73 miles from the A303

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 21.92 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 28.6 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 35.48 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J22/A38/B3140 - 42.76 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd & Petrol Station

Shudrick Lane, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0BN
Distance: 8.14 Kilometres
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Co-op

Cornhill Market, East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AW
Distance: 8.33 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: Forde Abbey and Gardens
Distance: 1.49 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Forde Abbey
Distance: 1.72 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Cricket St Thomas
Distance: 2.23 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Cricket St Thomas

Garden

Attraction Name: Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park
Distance: 2.63 (km)
Directions from Balsom Close to Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Somerset District
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Council Offices
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT
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Telephone Number: 01935 462 462
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Windwhistle Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Yeovil
The Member of Parliament is Marcus Fysh
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In the 2017 General Election Marcus Fysh won with a majority of 14723 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82916
Within the area of Winsham Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029230
Ons Area Name:South Somerset 024D
Average Age : 48.41
Population: 2293.00
Male Population: 1127.00 (49.15%)
Female Population: 1166.00 (50.85%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 10 (0.44%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Team for Chard Rural beat.

Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary2
Violent-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Balsom Close

OS Reference: 337244, 106276
OS Grid Reference: ST372063
Latitude and Longitude: 50.852034129137, -2.8916075898202
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.2449 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balsom Close

Map Number: 193
Map Name: Taunton & Lyme Regis
Winsham
South Somerset
Somerset
South West
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