Beacon Drive

Postcode: DA2 8BW

Beacon Drive is a street in the settlement of Bean governed by Bean Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Bean and Darenth Ward in the administration area of Dartford District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Beacon Drive is located 17.88 miles East from the centre of London, 14.61 miles North West from the centre of Maidstone, 22.72 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 35.14 miles South East from the centre of St Albans.

Road Name:Beacon Drive
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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Postcodes for Beacon Drive

DA2 8BW
DA2 8BQ
DA2 8BE
DA2 8BG
DA2 8BN
Height

Height

The Central point of Beacon Drive is approximately 84 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01474
Telephone Exchange: LONGFIELD - NDLON
Telephone Cabinet: P16
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 1.6
Median Speed: 1.4
Maximum Speed: 3.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 22
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beacon Drive

117 Beacon Drive
Sale Price: £275,000
Sale Date: 06/01/2017
135 Beacon Drive
Sale Price: £276,000
Sale Date: 20/10/2014
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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Bean Primary School

Distance: 0.21 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 201
Address: School Lane, Bean, DA2 8AW
Telephone: 01474833225
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to Bean Primary School

Darenth Community Primary School

Distance: 2.04 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 155
Address: Green Street Green Road, Darenth, DA2 8DH
Telephone: 01474703178
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to Darenth Community Primary School

Manor Community Primary School

Distance: 2.27 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 670
Address: Keary Road, DA10 0BU
Telephone: 01322383314
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to Manor Community Primary School

The Ebbsfleet Academy

Distance: 2.4 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 548
Address: Southfleet Road, DA10 0BZ
Telephone: 01322623100
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to The Ebbsfleet Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Darent Valley Hospital

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, DA2 8DA,
NHS Sector
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Telephone: 01322 428100
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Distance: 2.23 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Darent Valley Hospital

Little Brook Hospital

Address: Bow Arrow Lane, Stone, Dartford, DA2 6PB,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01322 622222
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Distance: 3.86 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Little Brook Hospital

Livingstone Hospital

Address: Livingstone Community Hospital, East Hill, Dartford, DA1 1SA,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01322 622222
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Distance: 4.56 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Livingstone Hospital

Gravesham Community Hospital

Address: Gravesham Community Hospital, Bath Street, Gravesend, DA11 0DG,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01474 360500
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Distance: 5.71 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Gravesham Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Swanscombe Health Centre

Address: Bean Village Surgery, Southfleet Road, Bean, Kent, DA2 8BS
Telephone: 01474 707236
Distance: 0.22 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Swanscombe Health Centre

Out of Hours Gp Service

Address: Out of Hours Centre,a&e, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA
Telephone: 01322 428849
Distance: 2.2 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Out of Hours Gp Service

Beechcare & Pgu

Address: Bennett Way Surgery, Bennett Way,lanes End, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7JT
Telephone: 01474 707662
Distance: 2.37 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Beechcare & Pgu

Bennett Way Surgery

Address: The Surgery, Bennett Way, Darenth, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7JT
Telephone: 01474 707662
Distance: 2.37 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Bennett Way Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Swanscombe Health Centre

Address: Swanscombe Health Centre, Southfleet Road, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0BF
Distance: 2.42 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Swanscombe Health Centre

Greenhithe Dental Centre

Address: Greenhithe Dental Centre, the Avenue, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9NX
Distance: 2.74 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Greenhithe Dental Centre

Hews House Dental Surgery

Address: Hews House Dental Surgery, 23 High Street, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0AG
Distance: 2.86 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Hews House Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 38 Main Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7QZ
Distance: 3.18 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Swan Valley Library

Discovery Centre Park Southfleet, Swanscombe, Dartford, DA100BZ
Telephone: 01322 623115
Distance: 2.4 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Swan Valley Library

Swanscombe Library

Church Road, Dartford, DA100HF
Telephone: 01322 382 234
Distance: 2.62 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Swanscombe Library

Greenhithe Library

London Road, Greenhithe, Dartford, DA99EJ
Telephone: 01322 382381
Distance: 2.63 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Greenhithe Library

Fleetdown Library

Swaledale Road, Dartford, DA26JZ
Telephone: 01322 225546
Distance: 3.09 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Fleetdown Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Greenhithe Station is 2.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Greenhithe

Greenhithe station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Albany Park • Belvedere • Bexley • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Crayford • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenwich • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Sidcup • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Swanscombe Station is 2.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Swanscombe

Swanscombe station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Albany Park • Belvedere • Bexley • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Crayford • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Sidcup • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Stone Crossing Station is 3.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Stone Crossing

Stone Crossing station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Albany Park • Belvedere • Bexley • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Crayford • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Sidcup • Slade Green • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Northfleet Station is 3.33 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Northfleet

Northfleet station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Albany Park • Belvedere • Bexley • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Crayford • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Plumstead • Rochester • Sidcup • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Airports

Nearest Airports

London City Airport is 18.58 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to London City Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 20.48 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to Biggin Hill Airport
London Southend Airport is 32.8 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to London Southend Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 43.34 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 5.98 Kilometers away
Directions from Beacon Drive to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 6.07 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 16.83 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 17.36 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Beacon Drive is approximately 0.18 miles from the A2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M25 J2/A2(T)/A282(T) - 3.4 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to M25 J2/A2(T)/A282(T)
Junction: M25 J31/A13(T)/A282(T)/A1090 - 6.87 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to M25 J31/A13(T)/A282(T)/A1090
Junction: M25 J3/M20/A20(T)/A20/B2173 - 7.79 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to M25 J3/M20/A20(T)/A20/B2173
Junction: M25 J30/A13(T) - 7.99 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to M25 J30/A13(T)

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

John Lewis - Food Hall

Lower Rose Gallery, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9SH
Distance: 1.75 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to John Lewis - Food Hall

Marks & Spencers Simply Food

Marks & Spencers, Unit 8, Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, DA2 8DA
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to Marks & Spencers Simply Food

The Co-operative

Coop Foodstore, 76 Watchgate, Darenth, Kent, DA2 7JY
Distance: 2.44 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to The Co-operative

The Co-operative

285 London Road, Stone, Kent, DA9 9DA
Distance: 2.73 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Beacon Wood Country Park
Distance: 1.01 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Beacon Wood Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Land Rover Adventure Zone
Distance: 1.57 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Land Rover Adventure Zone

Garden

Attraction Name: St John's Jerusalem
Distance: 3.81 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to St John's Jerusalem

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Gravesend Civil Defence Bunker
Distance: 4.97 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Gravesend Civil Defence Bunker

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Dartford District
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Dartford
Kent
DA1 1DR
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Telephone Number: 01322 343 434
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Bean and Darenth Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Dartford
The Member of Parliament is Gareth Johnson
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In the 2017 General Election Gareth Johnson won with a majority of 13186 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 78506
Within the area of Bean Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024134
Ons Area Name:Dartford 012B
Average Age : 40.64
Population: 1643.00
Male Population: 800.00 (48.69%)
Female Population: 843.00 (51.31%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 19 (1.16%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Bean and Darenth ward in Dartford has more than 2,500 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Dartford Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order1
Burglary5
Criminal-damage-arson1
Violent-crime4
Drugs1
Other-theft2
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Location details

Location Details

Beacon Drive

OS Reference: 559124, 172221
OS Grid Reference: TQ591722
Latitude and Longitude: 51.426133243524, 0.28908893271144
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.00124 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beacon Drive

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
Bean
Kent
South East
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