Basing Close

Postcode: ME15 7UZ



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Road Name:Basing Close
Road Type:residential

Basing Close is a street in the settlement of Maidstone which is within the electoral area of High Street Ward in the administration area of Maidstone District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Basing Close is located 31.98 miles South East from the centre of London, 0.59 miles South East from the centre of Maidstone, 23.93 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 32.4 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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ME15 7UZ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Basing Close is approximately 3.5422 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 40 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Basing Close is a river called River Len which is approximately 0.570513 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Basing Close is approximately 40 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01622
Telephone Exchange: MAIDSTONE - NDMAI
Telephone Cabinet: P16
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Basing Close

Hotel information updated 06/02/2017

Hotels
ServicedLets Brunswick Street East - maidstone
Situated in Maidstone, this holiday home is located 8 km from Leeds Castle and 3 km from Maidstone Hospital. This holiday home has a fully equipped kitchen and a TV. Towels and bed linen are provided at ServicedLets Brunswick Street East.
Address:1B Brunswick Street East, ME15 7UX, Maidstone
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£98
The Townhouse Hotel - maidstone
Star Rating:3 Stars
The Townhouse Hotel is set in the centre of Maidstone and within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, a cinema and the train/bus stations. The Townhouse Hotel was originally built in 1802 and still has many original features.
Address:74 King Street, ME14 1BH, Maidstone
Number of Rooms:17
Lowest Price Room:£52.5
Highest Price Room:£129
St Faith Street - maidstone
St Faith Street offers accommodation in Maidstone, 8 km from Leeds Castle. The holiday home is 100 metres from The Hazlitt Theatre. The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a kettle.
Address:16 St Faith Street, ME14 1LL, Maidstone
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£100
Innkeeper's Lodge Maidstone - maidstone
Star Rating:3 Stars
Set in a listed colonial-style building which was formerly an 18th-century army barracks, Innkeeper's Lodge Maidstone is just a 15-minute walk to Maidstone city centre, and features free private parking.
Address:The White Rabbit Vintage Inn, Sandling Road, ME14 2RF, Maidstone, Kent
Number of Rooms:12
Lowest Price Room:£59
Highest Price Room:£79
Golden Heights Apartments - maidstone
Golden Heights Apartments offers accommodation in Maidstone. Leeds Castle is 9 km from the property. All units include a flat-screen TV. There is also a kitchen, equipped with a dishwasher and oven.
Address:Apt 12 Riverhill Apartments, 10-12 London Road, ME16 8QA, Maidstone
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£127
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Maidstone District
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Maidstone House
King Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 6JQ
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Telephone Number: 01622 602 000
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of High Street Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Maidstone and The Weald
The Member of Parliament is Grant, Helen
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Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Basing Close

10 Basing Close
Sale Price: £88,000
Sale Date: 01/07/2016
1 Basing Close
Sale Price: £110,000
Sale Date: 26/01/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024371
Ons Area Name:Maidstone 010A
Average Age : 41.64
Population: 1632.00
Male Population: 834.00 (51.1%)
Female Population: 798.00 (48.9%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 13 (0.8%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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High Street ward in Maidstone is an urban area with more than 4,100 households.

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Telephone: 101
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Maidstone Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime181
Shoplifting82
Vehicle-crime24
Other-theft37
Bicycle-theft6
Other-crime9
Criminal-damage-arson55
Public-order32
Burglary22
Theft-from-the-person11
Drugs20
Robbery3
Possession-of-weapons3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Basing Close

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Schools

Nearest Schools

Maidstone Grammar School

Distance: 0.24 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1216
Address: Barton Road, ME15 7BT
Telephone: 01622752101
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Basing Close to Maidstone Grammar School

South Borough Primary School

Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 270
Address: Stagshaw Close, Postley Road, ME15 6TL
Telephone: 01622752161
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Basing Close to South Borough Primary School

Park Way Primary School

Distance: 0.82 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 306
Address: Park Way, ME15 7AH
Telephone: 01622753651
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Basing Close to Park Way Primary School

East Borough Primary School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 422
Address: Vinters Road, ME14 5DX
Telephone: 01622754633
Website: Visit School Website
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Location details

Location Details

Basing Close

OS Reference: 576531, 155038
OS Grid Reference: TQ765550
Latitude and Longitude: 51.266607450118, 0.53072540221786
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.5422 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Basing Close

Map Number: 188
Map Name: Maidstone & The Weald of Kent
Maidstone Town Centre
Maidstone
Kent
South East
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Maidstone West Rail Station is 0.99 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to Maidstone West Rail Station
Maidstone East Rail Station is 1.3 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to Maidstone East Rail Station
Maidstone Barracks Rail Station is 1.53 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to Maidstone Barracks Rail Station
East Farleigh Rail Station is 3.36 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to East Farleigh Rail Station
Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco

2 Loose Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7TY
Distance: 0.21 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarket Limited

Romney Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6SF
Distance: 0.63 Kilometres
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Iceland

Unit D5-d7 Water Lane, The Mall Chequers Centre, King Street, Maidstone, ME15 6AR
Distance: 0.67 Kilometres
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Lidl (UK)

The Broadway Shopping Centre, The Broadway, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8PS
Distance: 1 Kilometres
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Airports

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 35.2 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London Southend Airport is 35.63 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to London Southend Airport
London City Airport is 42.42 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 44.78 Kilometers away Directions from Basing Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 22.76 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 23.32 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 40.65 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 41.12 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Basing Close is approximately 1.48 miles from the M20

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M20 J7/A249 - 2.79 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 3.67 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J5/A20 - 4.48 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J8/A20 - 5.9 Km Away
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 1.88 (km)
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Maidstone Hospital

Address: Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 01622 729000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.22 (km)
Directions from Basing Close to Maidstone Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 6.76 (km)
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Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 12.38 (km)
Directions from Basing Close to Medway Maritime Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

The College Practice

Address: The College Practice, 50-52 College Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6SB
Telephone: 01622 752345
Distance: 0.49 (km)
Directions from Basing Close to The College Practice

Albion Place Medical Practice

Address: Albion Place Medical Ctr, 23-29 Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DY
Telephone: 01622 235613
Distance: 0.78 (km)
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Kca Shared Care

Address: Mill House, Mill Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6XH
Telephone: 01622 690944
Distance: 0.82 (km)
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West Kent Recovery Service

Address: Dip Office,3 Flr,ghl Hse, 12-14 Albion Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DZ
Telephone: 01622 690864
Distance: 0.86 (km)
Directions from Basing Close to West Kent Recovery Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Maidstone Dental Centre

Address: Maidstone Dental Centre, Knightrider Chambers, 12 Knightrider Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6LP
Distance: 0.47 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 117 Old Tovil Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6QE
Distance: 0.52 (km)
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Longford Dental Centre

Address: Longford Dental Centre, 25 Postley Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6TP
Distance: 0.53 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 42 College Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6YF
Distance: 0.55 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Maidstone Library

St. Faith's Street, Maidstone, ME141LH
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.17 Kilometres
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Centre for Kentish Studies Library

Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone, ME141XQ
Telephone: 01622 696501
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
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Shepway Library

17 Northumberland Court, Northumberland Road Shepway, Maidstone, ME157LW
Telephone: 01622 751488
Distance: 1.97 Kilometres
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Madginford Library

Egremont Road, Madginford Bearsted, Maidstone, ME158LH
Telephone: 01622 730631
Distance: 2.51 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mote Park Miniature Railway
Distance: 1.25 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Mote House
Distance: 1.57 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Bentif Art Gallery
Distance: 1.61 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Maidstone Museum, Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages
Distance: 2.37 (km)
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Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: >=30
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 16
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