Barge Close

Postcode: LE18 4NP

Barge Close is a street in the settlement of Leicester which is within the electoral area of South Wigston 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.

Barge Close is located 86.08 miles North West from the centre of London, 4.13 miles South from the centre of Leicester, 19.99 miles North East from the centre of Coventry and 25.33 miles North West from the centre of Northampton.

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

LE18 4NP
Height

Height

The Central point of Barge Close is approximately 73 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: 15.8
Median Speed: 15.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Barge Close

9 Barge Close
Sale Price: £133,500
Sale Date: 10/06/2016
3 Barge Close
Sale Price: £112,500
Sale Date: 28/06/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Wigston College

Distance: 0.68 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 693
Address: Station Road, LE18 2DS
Telephone: 01162881611
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barge Close to Wigston College

Wigston Academy

Distance: 0.85 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 Barge Close to Wigston Academy

Parkland Primary School South Wigston

Distance: 0.85 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 515
Address: St Thomas Road, LE18 4TA
Telephone: 01162782142
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barge Close to Parkland Primary School South Wigston

South Wigston High School

Distance: 0.85 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 842
Address: St Thomas Road, LE18 4TA
Telephone: 01162782388
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Barge Close to South Wigston High School
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: 5.09 (km)
Directions from Barge 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: 5.72 (km)
Directions from Barge 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: 6.59 (km)
Directions from Barge 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: 8.31 (km)
Directions from Barge Close to Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

South Wigston Health Ctr.

Address: South Wigston Health Ctr., 80 Blaby Road, South Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4SE
Telephone: 0116 2782028
Distance: 0.49 (km)
Directions from Barge Close to South Wigston Health Ctr.

Bushloe Surgery

Address: Two Steeples Med Centre, Abington Close, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2EW
Telephone: 0116 3440233
Distance: 0.94 (km)
Directions from Barge Close to Bushloe Surgery

Long Street Surgery

Address: Two Steeples Medical Ctr, 10 Abington Close, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2EW
Telephone: 0116 2883314
Distance: 0.94 (km)
Directions from Barge Close to Long Street Surgery

Wigston Central Surgery

Address: Two Steeples Medical Cent, 10 Abington Close, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2EW
Telephone: 0116 2882566
Distance: 0.94 (km)
Directions from Barge Close to Wigston Central Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 45 Long Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2AJ
Distance: 1.56 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 101 Leicester Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NS
Distance: 1.99 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 18 the Exchange, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 9BA
Distance: 2.05 (km)
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Pasley Road Health Centre

Address: Pasley Road Health Centre, Pasley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 9BU
Distance: 2.16 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

South Wigston Library

Bassett Street, South Wigston, Wigston, LE184PE
Telephone: 0116 3053533
Distance: 0.66 Kilometres
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Wigston Magna Library

Bull Head Street, Wigston, LE181PA
Telephone: 0116 305 3689
Distance: 1.73 Kilometres
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Southfields Library

Saffron Lane, Leicester, LE26QS
Telephone: 0116 299 5480
Distance: 2.41 Kilometres
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Blaby Library

Lutterworth Road, Blaby, LE84DW
Telephone: 0116 3053516
Distance: 2.68 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

South Wigston Station is 0.84 Kilometers away

Directions from Barge 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 5.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Barge 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 6.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Barge 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 13.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Barge 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 31.02 Kilometers away Directions from Barge Close to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 33.13 Kilometers away Directions from Barge Close to Coventry Airport
London Oxford Airport is 83.62 Kilometers away Directions from Barge Close to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Barge Close is approximately 2.78 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 5.38 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 9.59 Km Away
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Junction: M69 J2/B4669 - 13.55 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J20/A4304/A4303 - 14.75 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Retail Services Ltd

79 Blaby Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4PB
Distance: 0.56 Kilometres
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Sainsburys

Unit 8, Shire Court, Gloucester Crescent, Wigston, LE18 4XJ
Distance: 1.32 Kilometres
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Iceland Foods Ltd

10 - 14 Bell Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1AD
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
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J Sainsbury Plc

22 Bell Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1AD
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Wigston Framework Knitters Museum, Wigston Museum
Distance: 1.23 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.02 (km)
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Racecourse

Attraction Name: Leicester Racecourse
Distance: 3.07 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Aylestone Meadows Nature Reserve
Distance: 4.19 (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 South Wigston 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: E01025988
Ons Area Name:Oadby and Wigston 006D
Average Age : 33.27
Population: 1567.00
Male Population: 748.00 (47.73%)
Female Population: 819.00 (52.27%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 36 (2.3%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime57
Shoplifting11
Criminal-damage-arson22
Other-theft5
Burglary7
Vehicle-crime18
Bicycle-theft3
Theft-from-the-person1
Public-order7
Other-crime3
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Barge Close

OS Reference: 459353, 298009
OS Grid Reference: SP594980
Latitude and Longitude: 52.576296885435, -1.1240481336818
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 70.3754 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Barge Close

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