Barford Close

Postcode: LE18 2RD

Barford Close is a street in the settlement of Leicester which is within the electoral area of Wigston All Saints Ward in the administration area of Oadby and Wigston District Council within Leicestershire County Council located in the East Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Barford Close is located 85.57 miles North West from the centre of London, 4.44 miles South from the centre of Leicester, 20.37 miles North East from the centre of Coventry and 24.89 miles North from the centre of Northampton.

Road Name:Barford Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Barford Close

LE18 2RD
Height

Height

The Central point of Barford Close is approximately 83 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 0116 - Leicester
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 14
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Barford Close

14 Barford Close
Sale Price: £217,000
Sale Date: 24/06/2016
15 Barford Close
Sale Price: £162,000
Sale Date: 15/07/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Thythorn Field Community Primary School

Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 165
Address: Bideford Close, LE18 2QU
Telephone: 01162889040
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barford Close to Thythorn Field Community Primary School

Wigston Birkett House Community Special School

Distance: 0.78 Kilometers
Type: Academy Special Converter
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 175
Address: Launceston Road, LE18 2FZ
Telephone: 01162885802
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barford Close to Wigston Birkett House Community Special School

Little Hill Primary

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 355
Address: Launceston Road, LE18 2GZ
Telephone: 01162811963
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barford Close to Little Hill Primary

Wigston Academy

Distance: 1.02 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1230
Address: Station Road, LE18 2DT
Telephone: 01162881228
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barford Close to Wigston Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Leicester Hospital

Address: Gartree Road, Leicester, LE2 2FF,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0116 265 3685
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Distance: 4.94 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Spire Leicester Hospital

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Address: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 6.25 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester General Hospital

Address: Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 6.57 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Leicester General Hospital

Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital

Address: Scraptoft Lane, Leicester, LE5 1HY,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
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Distance: 8.27 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Station Road Surgery

Address: 152 Station Road, Wigston, Leicester, LE18 2DL
Telephone: 0116 2813722
Distance: 1.11 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Station Road Surgery

Bushloe Surgery

Address: Two Steeples Med Centre, Abington Close, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2EW
Telephone: 0116 3440233
Distance: 1.17 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Bushloe Surgery

Long Street Surgery

Address: Two Steeples Medical Ctr, 10 Abington Close, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2EW
Telephone: 0116 2883314
Distance: 1.17 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Long Street Surgery

Wigston Central Surgery

Address: Two Steeples Medical Cent, 10 Abington Close, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2EW
Telephone: 0116 2882566
Distance: 1.17 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Wigston Central Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 45 Long Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2AJ
Distance: 1.29 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 101 Leicester Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NS
Distance: 1.87 (km)
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Wigston Dental Care

Address: Wigston Dental Care, 287 Leicester Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1JW
Distance: 2.5 (km)
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Briarmead Dental

Address: Briarmead Dental, 95 Briar Meads, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 5WE
Distance: 2.7 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Wigston Magna Library

Bull Head Street, Wigston, LE181PA
Telephone: 0116 305 3689
Distance: 1.3 Kilometres
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South Wigston Library

Bassett Street, South Wigston, Wigston, LE184PE
Telephone: 0116 3053533
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
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Countesthorpe Library

Station Road, Countesthorpe, Harborough, LE85TB
Telephone: 0116 305 3527
Distance: 3.17 Kilometres
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Southfields Library

Saffron Lane, Leicester, LE26QS
Telephone: 0116 299 5480
Distance: 3.19 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

South Wigston Station is 1.84 Kilometers away

Directions from Barford Close to South Wigston

South Wigston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Harborough area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Narborough • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Narborough Station is 6.24 Kilometers away

Directions from Barford Close to Narborough

Narborough station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the South Leicestershire area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • South Wigston • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Leicester Station is 6.52 Kilometers away

Directions from Barford Close to Leicester

Leicester station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Leicester South area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Ashchurch • Attenborough • Audley End • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Belper • Birmingham New Street • Bleasby • Bromsgrove • Burton Joyce • Cambridge • Carlton • Cheltenham Spa • Chesterfield • Coleshill Parkway • Collingham • Derby • Doncaster • East Midlands Parkway • Ely • Fiskerton • Gloucester • Hinckley • Hykeham • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Manea • March • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Metheringham • Narborough • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Rolleston • Ruskington • Scarborough • Sheffield • Sileby • Sleaford • South Wigston • St.Pancras • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Swinderby • Syston • Thurgarton • University • Wakefield Westgate • Water Orton • Wellingborough • Whittlesea • York

Syston Station is 13.56 Kilometers away

Directions from Barford Close to Syston

Syston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Charnwood area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Attenborough • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Beeston • Bleasby • Burton Joyce • Carlton • Collingham • East Midlands Parkway • Fiskerton • Hykeham • Kettering • Leicester • Lincoln Central • Loughborough • Lowdham • Metheringham • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Rolleston • Ruskington • Sileby • Sleaford • St.Pancras • Swinderby • Thurgarton

Airports

Nearest Airports

East Midlands Airport is 31.78 Kilometers away Directions from Barford Close to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 33.6 Kilometers away Directions from Barford Close to Coventry Airport
London Oxford Airport is 83.42 Kilometers away Directions from Barford Close to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Barford Close is approximately 3.41 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 6.42 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 10.54 Km Away
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Junction: M69 J2/B4669 - 14.4 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J20/A4304/A4303 - 14.74 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Foodstore Ltd

Bull Head Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1PA
Distance: 1.3 Kilometres
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Iceland Foods Ltd

10 - 14 Bell Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1AD
Distance: 1.41 Kilometres
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J Sainsbury Plc

22 Bell Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1AD
Distance: 1.41 Kilometres
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Co-operative Retail Services Ltd

79 Blaby Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4PB
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Wigston Framework Knitters Museum, Wigston Museum
Distance: 1.38 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.52 (km)
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Racecourse

Attraction Name: Leicester Racecourse
Distance: 2.87 (km)
Directions from Barford Close to Leicester Racecourse

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wistow Rural Centre
Distance: 3.96 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Oadby and Wigston District
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Council Offices
Station Road
Wigston
Leicestershire
LE18 2DR
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0116 288 8961
County Council: Leicestershire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Wigston All Saints Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Harborough
The Member of Parliament is Neil O'Brien
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In the 2017 General Election Neil O'Brien won with a majority of 12429 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 78810
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01025991
Ons Area Name:Oadby and Wigston 007B
Average Age : 45.09
Population: 1475.00
Male Population: 728.00 (49.36%)
Female Population: 747.00 (50.64%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 11 (0.75%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime47
Shoplifting25
Criminal-damage-arson13
Other-theft8
Burglary3
Vehicle-crime6
Bicycle-theft2
Theft-from-the-person1
Public-order6
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Barford Close

OS Reference: 460349, 297661
OS Grid Reference: SP603977
Latitude and Longitude: 52.57305881087, -1.1094141348304
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 70.4054 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Barford Close

Map Number: 140
Map Name: Leicester Coventry & Rugby
Wigston Harcourt
Oadby and Wigston
Leicestershire
East Midlands
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