Beacon Drive

Postcode: SR6 0RJ

Beacon Drive is a street in the settlement of Sunderland which is within the electoral area of St. Peters Ward in the administration area of Sunderland District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Beacon Drive is located 241.93 miles North from the centre of London, 10.47 miles East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 62.44 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 67.22 miles North from the centre of York.

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

SR6 0RJ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Beacon Drive is approximately 0.0390121 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 17 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Beacon Drive is an unnamed tidal river which is approximately 0.367907 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Beacon Drive is approximately 17 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: SUNDERLAND - NESU
Telephone Cabinet: P37
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 12
Median Speed: 6.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 8
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beacon Drive

10 Beacon Drive
Sale Price: £111,000
Sale Date: 08/08/2011
7 Beacon Drive
Sale Price: £124,950
Sale Date: 23/05/2008
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Dame Dorothy Primary School

Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 227
Address: Dock Street, Monkwearmouth, SR6 0EA
Telephone: 01915537610
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to Dame Dorothy Primary School

Redby Academy

Distance: 0.98 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 403
Address: Fulwell Road, SR6 9QP
Telephone: 01915535475
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to Redby Academy

St Benet's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

Distance: 0.98 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 375
Address: Fulwell Road, SR6 9QU
Telephone: 01915535370
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to St Benet's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

Grange Park Primary School

Distance: 1.31 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 216
Address: Swan Street, SR5 1EA
Telephone: 01915535570
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beacon Drive to Grange Park Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Monkwearmouth Hospital

Address: Newcastle Road, Sunderland,
NHS Sector
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
Distance: 1.37 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Monkwearmouth Hospital

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Address: Kayll Road, Sunderland,
NHS Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 3.11 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Sunderland Royal Hospital

Sunderland Eye Infirmary

Address: Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland,
NHS Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 3.21 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Sunderland Eye Infirmary

Hopewood Park

Address: Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NB,
NHS Sector
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 6.22 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Hopewood Park
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Primecare(sunderland)ltd Ooh

Address: Suite 2, the Marine Activity Ctr, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 0PW
Telephone: 0191 5109679
Distance: 0.31 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Primecare(sunderland)ltd Ooh

Roker Family Practice

Address: 51-52 Roker Avenue, Roker, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 0HT
Telephone: 0191 5678023
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Roker Family Practice

St Bede Medical Centre

Address: St Bede Medical Centre, Lower Dundas Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6 0QQ
Telephone: 0191 5675335
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to St Bede Medical Centre

Monkwearmouth Health Centre

Address: Monkwearmouth Hth. Ctr., Dundas Street, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 0AB
Telephone: 0191 5674293
Distance: 0.93 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Monkwearmouth Health Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Garvey and Hicks Dental Surgeons

Address: Garvey and Hicks Dental Surgeons, Fulwell Dental Pracice, 162 Fulwell Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6 9QS
Distance: 0.86 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Garvey and Hicks Dental Surgeons

Frederick Family Dental Practice

Address: Frederick Family Dental Practice, 55 Frederick Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1NF
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Frederick Family Dental Practice

Wearside Orthodontic Centre

Address: Wearside Orthodontic Centre, 49 Frederick Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1NF
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Wearside Orthodontic Centre

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 49/50 John Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1QH
Distance: 1.44 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Monkwearmouth Library

Church Street North, Sunderland, SR60DR
Telephone: 0191 561 2755
Distance: 0.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Monkwearmouth Library

City Library & Arts Centre

Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR11RE
Telephone: 0191 561 1235
Distance: 1.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to City Library & Arts Centre

Fulwell Library

Dene Lane, Fulwell, Sunderland, SR68EH
Telephone: 0191 561 5260
Distance: 1.76 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Fulwell Library

Southwick Library

Beaumont Street, Southwick, Sunderland, SR52JR
Telephone: 0191 561 5270
Distance: 2.19 Kilometres
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Directions from Beacon Drive to Southwick Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaham Station is 8.82 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Seaham

Seaham station is operated by Northern in the Easington area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Heworth Station is 12.51 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Chester-Le-Street Station is 15.06 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Manors Station is 16.25 Kilometers away

Directions from Beacon Drive to Manors

Manors station is operated by Northern in the Newcastle upon Tyne East area on the Newcastle - Border [nr Berwick] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Chathill • Cramlington • Dunston • MetroCentre • Morpeth • Newcastle • Pegswood • Widdrington

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 25.48 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 45.34 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 118.02 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 161.31 Kilometers away Directions from Beacon Drive to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 9.81 Kilometers away
Directions from Beacon Drive to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 10 Kilometers away
Directions from Beacon Drive to South Shields Ferry Terminal
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 10.75 Kilometers away
Directions from Beacon Drive to North Shields Ferry Terminal
Transporter Bridge North Side is 38.02 Kilometers away
Directions from Beacon Drive to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Beacon Drive is approximately 3.58 miles from the A19

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 12.33 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 12.68 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 13.73 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 17.11 Km Away
Directions from Beacon Drive to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

LIDL

ROKER AVENUE, SUNDERLAND, SR6 0BN
Distance: 0.81 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to LIDL

POUNDLAND

240, High Street West, Sunderland, SR1 3BN
Distance: 1.4 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to POUNDLAND

MARKS AND SPENCER PLC

75 85, HIGH STREET WEST, SUNDERLAND, SR1 3DD
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to MARKS AND SPENCER PLC

SAINSBURY'S SUPERMARKETS LIMITED

110, STATION ROAD, SUNDERLAND, SR6 9AD
Distance: 1.56 Kilometres
Directions from Beacon Drive to SAINSBURY'S SUPERMARKETS LIMITED

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: National Glass Centre
Distance: 0.46 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to National Glass Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Monkwearmouth Station Museum
Distance: 1.1 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Monkwearmouth Station Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Distance: 1.64 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Reg Vardy Gallery
Distance: 2.09 (km)
Directions from Beacon Drive to Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Reg Vardy Gallery

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sunderland District
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Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2BX
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 08456 066 067
Within the electoral area of St. Peters Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Sunderland Central
The Member of Parliament is Elliott, Julie
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008789
Ons Area Name:Sunderland 006D
Average Age : 42.51
Population: 1396.00
Male Population: 710.00 (50.86%)
Female Population: 686.00 (49.14%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 29 (2.08%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The Sunderland North area includes the Sea front and the residential areas of Roker, Seaburn and Fulwell. It also incorporates the large residential areas up to the A19 including Southwick, Witherwack, Redhouse, Castletown, Downhill and Town End Farm.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime62
Shoplifting44
Criminal-damage-arson28
Public-order32
4
Other-theft25
Theft-from-the-person6
Possession-of-weapons4
Bicycle-theft4
Vehicle-crime11
Burglary14
Drugs8
Other-crime4
Robbery1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Beacon Drive

OS Reference: 440539, 558255
OS Grid Reference: NZ405583
Latitude and Longitude: 54.917265575291, -1.367501693197
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.0390121 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beacon Drive

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Roker
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear
North East
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