Beacon Close

Postcode: B66 1BQ

Beacon Close is a street in the settlement of Smethwick which is within the electoral area of St. Pauls Ward in the administration area of Sandwell District Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Beacon Close is located 105.26 miles North West from the centre of London, 3.19 miles North West from the centre of Birmingham, 20.42 miles West from the centre of Coventry and 23.82 miles North East from the centre of Worcester.

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

B66 1BQ
Height

Height

The Central point of Beacon Close is approximately 162 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 0121 - Birmingham
Area Code: 01384 - Dudley
Area Code: 01922 - Walsall
Area Code: 01902 - Wolverhampton
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7
Median Speed: 7.2
Maximum Speed: 13.5
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 22
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beacon Close

4 Beacon Close
Sale Price: £125,000
Sale Date: 02/02/2017
6 Beacon Close
Sale Price: £106,000
Sale Date: 31/07/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Galton Valley Primary School

Distance: 0.08 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 525
Address: Brasshouse Lane, B66 1BA
Telephone: 01215581690
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Close to Galton Valley Primary School

Sandwell Academy

Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1246
Address: Halfords Lane, B71 4LG
Telephone: 01215251700
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Close to Sandwell Academy

Wattville Primary School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 476
Address: Wattville Road, Handsworth, B21 0DP
Telephone: 01215542768
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Close to Wattville Primary School

St Philip's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 1.02 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 247
Address: Messenger Road, B66 3DU
Telephone: 01215581643
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Close to St Philip's Catholic Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Edward Street Hospital

Address: Edward Street, Edward Street, West Bromwich,
NHS Sector
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0845 1461800
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Distance: 2.81 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Edward Street Hospital

City Hospital

Address: Dudley Road, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH,
NHS Sector
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 554 3801
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Distance: 2.99 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to City Hospital

Sandwell District General Hospital

Address: Lyndon, West Bromwich, B71 4HJ,
NHS Sector
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 553 1831
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Distance: 3.16 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Sandwell District General Hospital

Hallam Street Hospital

Address: Hallam Street, Hallam Street, West Bromwich,
NHS Sector
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0121 612 8628
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Distance: 3.17 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Hallam Street Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hawthorns Medical Centre

Address: Hawthorns Medical Centre, 94 Lewisham Road, Smethwick, Warley, West Midlands, B66 2DD
Telephone: 0121 5555635
Distance: 0.15 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Hawthorns Medical Centre

The Smethwick Medical Centre

Address: The Smethwick Medical Ctr, Regent Street, Smethwick, Warley, West Midlands, B66 3BQ
Telephone: 0121 2893418
Distance: 0.71 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to The Smethwick Medical Centre

Lodge Road Surgery

Address: The Surgery, Lodge Road, Smethwick,warley, West Midlands, B67 7LU
Telephone: 0121 5580499
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Lodge Road Surgery

Leasowes Icc

Address: Oldbury Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 1JA
Telephone: 0121 5558062
Distance: 1.07 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Leasowes Icc
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 88 High Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 1AQ
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 59 West Park Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 7JH
Distance: 1.36 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Dental Surgery

5 Suffrage Street

Address: 5 Suffrage Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3PZ
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to 5 Suffrage Street

Handsworth Dental Care

Address: Handsworth Dental Care, 119 Holyhead Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 0HH
Distance: 1.45 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Handsworth Dental Care
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Smethwick Library

High Street, Smethwick, B661AB
Telephone: 0121 558 0497
Distance: 1.53 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Close to Smethwick Library

Thimblemill Library

Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, B675RJ
Telephone: 0121 429 2039
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Close to Thimblemill Library

Summerfield Neighbourhood Library

Summerfield Community Centre, Winson Green Road, Birmingham, B184EJ
Telephone: 0121 464 7422
Distance: 2.59 Kilometres
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Handsworth Library

Soho Road, Birmingham, B219DP
Telephone: 0121 464 1185
Distance: 2.71 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Smethwick Rolfe Street Station is 0.54 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Close to Smethwick Rolfe Street

Smethwick Rolfe Street station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Warley area on the Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adderley Park • Aston • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Coseley • Coventry • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Lea Hall • Marston Green • Perry Barr • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Witton • Wolverhampton

Smethwick Galton Bridge Station is 0.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Close to Smethwick Galton Bridge

Smethwick Galton Bridge station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Warley area on the Birmingham Snow Hill - Stourbridge Junction stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abergele & Pensarn • Aberystwyth • Acton Bridge • Adderley Park • Alsager • Aston • Bangor (Gwynedd) • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Bodorgan • Borth • Caersws • Chester • Chirk • Colwyn Bay • Conwy • Coseley • Coventry • Crewe • Deganwy • Dovey Junction • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Flint • Gobowen • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Hartford • Holyhead • Kidsgrove • Lea Hall • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Llandudno • Llandudno Junction • Llanfairfechan • Llanfairpwll • Machynlleth • Marston Green • Nantwich • Newtown • Penkridge • Penmaenmawr • Perry Barr • Prees • Prestatyn • Rhosneigr • Rhyl • Ruabon • Rugby • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Shotton • Shrewsbury • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Tame Bridge Parkway • Telford Central • Tile Hill • Tipton • Ty Croes • Valley • Walsall • Wellington • Welshpool • Wem • Whitchurch (Salop) • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton • Wrenbury • Wrexham General • Yorton

Sandwell & Dudley Station is 2.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Close to Sandwell & Dudley

Sandwell & Dudley station is operated by London Midland Trains in the West Bromwich East area on the Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adderley Park • Albrighton • Aston • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Bilbrook • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Carlisle • Codsall • Coseley • Cosford • Coventry • Crewe • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Edinburgh • Euston • Glasgow Central • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Haymarket • Lancaster • Lea Hall • Lockerbie • Marston Green • Milton Keynes Central • Motherwell • Oakengates • Oxenholme Lake District • Penrith • Perry Barr • Preston • Rugby • Shifnal • Shrewsbury • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Tame Bridge Parkway • Telford Central • Tipton • Walsall • Warrington Bank Quay • Watford Junction • Wellington • Wigan North Western • Witton • Wolverhampton

Hamstead Station is 4.3 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Close to Hamstead

Hamstead station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Birmingham, Perry Barr area on the Stechford - Wolverhampton via Aston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Coseley • Crewe • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hartford • Hednesford • Landywood • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 16.99 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Close to Birmingham International Airport
Coventry Airport is 36.64 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Close to Coventry Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 68.8 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Close to Gloucestershire Airport
Manchester Airport is 97.68 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Close to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 93.05 Kilometers away
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Lydney Harbour is 95.23 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Beacon Close is approximately 0.70 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J1/A41/A4252 - 1.23 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J2/A4123(T) - 3.48 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J8/M5 - 4.45 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J8/M5 - 5.62 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Bangla Bazaar Ltd

114 Lewisham Road, Smethwick, B66 2DH
Distance: 0.29 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Close to Bangla Bazaar Ltd

Mustafa's Supermarket

114 Lewisham Road, Smethwick, B66 2DH74 High Street, Smethwick, B66 1DS
Distance: 0.54 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Close to Mustafa's Supermarket

Smethwick Continental Supermarket

114 Lewisham Road, Smethwick, B66 2DH74 High Street, Smethwick, B66 1DS270-272 High Street, Smethwick, B66 3NL
Distance: 0.99 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Close to Smethwick Continental Supermarket

Samra Stores

114 Lewisham Road, Smethwick, B66 2DH74 High Street, Smethwick, B66 1DS270-272 High Street, Smethwick, B66 3NL86 Victoria Park Road, Smethwick, B66 3QL
Distance: 1 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Close to Samra Stores

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Galton Valley Canal Heritage Centre
Distance: 0.24 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Galton Valley Canal Heritage Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Oak House Museum
Distance: 2.95 (km)
Directions from Beacon Close to Oak House Museum

Country Park

Attraction Name: Sandwell Valley Country Park
Distance: 3.57 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Forge Mill Farm
Distance: 3.66 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sandwell District
Visit the Council's Website
Sandwell Council House
PO Box 2374
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3DE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0845 358 2200
Within the electoral area of St. Pauls Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Warley
The Member of Parliament is John Spellar
Details for the MP John Spellar on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election John Spellar won with a majority of 16483 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 63739
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01010046
Ons Area Name:Sandwell 023A
Average Age : 28.44
Population: 2067.00
Male Population: 1027.00 (49.69%)
Female Population: 1040.00 (50.31%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 80 (3.87%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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Email Police
Telephone: 101 ext 812 3002
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime82
Other-crime5
Public-order12
Robbery14
Shoplifting15
Drugs3
Criminal-damage-arson26
Possession-of-weapons1
Burglary21
Other-theft29
Vehicle-crime29
Theft-from-the-person2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Beacon Close

OS Reference: 402168, 289259
OS Grid Reference: SP022893
Latitude and Longitude: 52.500861694693, -1.9680590313378
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 70.9409 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beacon Close

Map Number: 139
Map Name: Birmingham
Smethwick
Sandwell
West Midlands
West Midlands
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