Bedford Avenue

Postcode: DH3 2AJ

Bedford Avenue is a street in the settlement of Chester-le-Street which is within the electoral area of Birtley Ward in the administration area of Gateshead District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Bedford Avenue is located 241.4 miles North from the centre of London, 6.71 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 54.54 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 66.64 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Bedford Avenue
Road Type:residential
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DH3 2AJ
DH3 2AL
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bedford Avenue is approximately 2.31339 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 37 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bedford Avenue is a river called River Wear which is approximately 1.37522 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bedford Avenue is approximately 37 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 019467 - Gosforth
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.4
Median Speed: 6.5
Maximum Speed: 10.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 14
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bedford Avenue

20 Bedford Avenue
Sale Price: £95,000
Sale Date: 03/07/2015
9 Bedford Avenue
Sale Price: £45,000
Sale Date: 14/08/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Barley Mow Primary School

Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 221
Address: Pembroke Avenue, Barley Mow, DH3 2DJ
Telephone: 01914102758
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Barley Mow Primary School

Portobello Primary School

Distance: 0.75 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 205
Address: Tamerton Drive, Birtley, DH3 2LY
Telephone: 01914104571
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Portobello Primary School

Rickleton Primary School

Distance: 1.09 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 464
Address: Vigo Lane, NE38 9EZ
Telephone: 01912193785
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Rickleton Primary School

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy

Distance: 1.52 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1512
Address: Birtley Lane, Birtley, DH3 2LP
Telephone: 01914334026
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Spire Washington Hospital

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.36 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Chester Le Street Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Address: Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6.5 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Bensham Hospital

Address: Saltwell Road, Gateshead, NE8 4YL,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.73 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Bensham Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Rickleton Medical Centre

Address: Rickleton Medical Centre, Office Row, Rickleton, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 9EH
Telephone: 0191 4150576
Distance: 1.3 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Rickleton Medical Centre

Birtley Medical Group

Address: Birtley Medical Group, Durham Road, Birtley, County Durham, DH3 2QT
Telephone: 0191 4921022
Distance: 1.34 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Birtley Medical Group

Birtley Lane Surgery

Address: Birtley Lane Surgery, 4 Birtley Lane, Birtley, County Durham, DH3 1AX
Telephone: 0191 4105211
Distance: 1.93 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Birtley Lane Surgery

Harraton Surgery

Address: Harraton Surgery, 3,swiss Cottages, Vigo Lane,harraton, Washington, NE38 9AB
Telephone: 0191 4161641
Distance: 2.33 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Harraton Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Deneholme Dental Practice

Address: Deneholme Dental Practice, Durham Road North, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 1LE
Distance: 1.87 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Deneholme Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 4 Neale Terrace, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 1LR
Distance: 1.99 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 17 South Burns, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 3EZ
Distance: 2.53 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Dental Surgery

Oasis Dental Surgery

Address: Oasis Dental Surgery, 2 Wheldon Terrace, Pelton, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH2 1DA
Distance: 2.73 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Oasis Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Birtley Library

Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 1.87 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Birtley Library

Pelton Library

Ouston Lane, Chester Le Street, DH21EZ
Telephone: 0191 3700485
Distance: 2.43 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Pelton Library

Chester-le-Street Library

Station Road, Chester Le Street, DH33BP
Telephone:
Distance: 2.89 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Chester-le-Street Library

Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

Independence Square, The Galleries, Washington, NE387RZ
Telephone: 0191 561 3441
Distance: 3.09 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 2.99 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue 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

Heworth Station is 7.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue 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

Dunston Station is 9.03 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue to Dunston

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

Manors Station is 10.48 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue 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 19.59 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 42 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 112.61 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 159.73 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 14.53 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 15.32 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to South Shields Ferry Terminal
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 15.77 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to North Shields Ferry Terminal
Transporter Bridge North Side is 39.46 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bedford Avenue is approximately 0.13 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 0.71 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 1.67 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 2.16 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 10.01 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Food

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA
Distance: 1.23 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Co-operative Food

Morrisons

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QH
Distance: 1.74 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Morrisons

MAKRO SELF SERVICE WHOLESALER

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QHSEDLING ROAD, WASHINGTON, NE37 1LX
Distance: 1.83 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to MAKRO SELF SERVICE WHOLESALER

Aldi Stores Ltd

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QHSEDLING ROAD, WASHINGTON, NE37 1LXPicktree Lane, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3SN
Distance: 2.34 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Aldi Stores Ltd

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Anker's House Museum
Distance: 2.78 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Anker's House Museum

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway
Distance: 3.43 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Bowes Railway

Museum

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway Centre
Distance: 3.47 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Bowes Railway Centre

Historic House

Attraction Name: Washington Old Hall
Distance: 3.57 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Washington Old Hall

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Gateshead District
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 1HH
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01914 333 000
Within the electoral area of Birtley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blaydon
The Member of Parliament is Anderson, David
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020611
Ons Area Name:County Durham 007D
Average Age : 47.24
Population: 1346.00
Male Population: 635.00 (47.18%)
Female Population: 711.00 (52.82%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 5 (0.37%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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This area includes Low Fell, High Fell, Springwell, Beacon Lough, Wrekenton, Birtley, Kibblesworth and the Team Valley Trading Estate, which is one of the largest trading estates in Europe attracting 25,000 visitors daily.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Violent-crime10
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Criminal-damage-arson11
Burglary2
Vehicle-crime6
Public-order4
Shoplifting2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bedford Avenue

OS Reference: 427831, 554098
OS Grid Reference: NZ278541
Latitude and Longitude: 54.880776184175, -1.5661686759905
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.31339 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bedford Avenue

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
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Gateshead
Tyne & Wear
North East
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