Bedford Avenue

Postcode: ME8 7EP

Bedford Avenue is a street in the settlement of Gillingham which is within the electoral area of Twydall Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Bedford Avenue is located 31.8 miles East from the centre of London, 7.23 miles North East from the centre of Maidstone, 21.9 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 25.92 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

Road Name:Bedford Avenue
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Bedford Avenue

ME8 7EP
Height

Height

The Central point of Bedford Avenue is approximately 51 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01634
Telephone Exchange: RAINHAM; KENT - NDRAI
Telephone Cabinet: P33
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 25.1
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 24
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bedford Avenue

25 Bedford Avenue
Sale Price: £223,000
Sale Date: 10/07/2015
28 Bedford Avenue
Sale Price: £216,500
Sale Date: 06/01/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Thames View Primary School

Distance: 0.39 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 463
Address: Bloors Lane, Rainham, ME8 7DX
Telephone: 01634335480
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Thames View Primary School

Rainham Mark Grammar School

Distance: 0.41 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1302
Address: Pump Lane, Rainham, ME8 7AJ
Telephone: 01634364151
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Rainham Mark Grammar School

The Howard School

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1507
Address: Derwent Way, Rainham, ME8 0BX
Telephone: 01634388765
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to The Howard School

Rainham School for Girls

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1577
Address: Derwent Way, Rainham, ME8 0BX
Telephone: 01634362746
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Rainham School for Girls
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 3.88 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Medway Maritime Hospital

St Bartholomews Hospital

Address: New Road, Rochester, ME1 1DS,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01634 810900
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Distance: 5.84 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to St Bartholomews Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 6.49 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Spire Alexandra Hospital

Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital

Address: Bell Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4DT,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01795 418300
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Distance: 10.47 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Pump Lane Surgery

Address: 13 Pump Lane, Rainham Mark, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7AA
Telephone: 01634 231856
Distance: 0.4 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Pump Lane Surgery

Maidstone Rd Rainham Surgery

Address: 53b Maidstone Road, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0DP
Telephone: 01634 231423
Distance: 0.67 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Maidstone Rd Rainham Surgery

Thames Ave Surgery

Address: 2 Thames Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9BW
Telephone: 01634 360486
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Thames Ave Surgery

Waltham Road Medical Centre

Address: The Medical Centre, 4a Waltham Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6XQ
Telephone: 01634 231074
Distance: 1.06 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Waltham Road Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Doctors Surgery

Address: Doctors Surgery, 3 Birling Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7HB
Distance: 0.4 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Doctors Surgery

3 Maidstone Road

Address: 3 Maidstone Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0DH
Distance: 0.6 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to 3 Maidstone Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 33 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7HX
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Dental Surgery

The Rainham Dental Surgery

Address: The Rainham Dental Surgery, 15 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7HX
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to The Rainham Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Rainham Library

Birling Avenue, Medway, ME87LR
Telephone: 01634 333854
Distance: 0.54 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Rainham Library

Twydall Library

14-15 Twydall Green, Medway, ME86JY
Telephone: 01634 232488
Distance: 1.22 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Twydall Library

Wigmore Library

208 Fairview Avenue , Wigmore, Gillingham, ME80PX
Telephone: 01634 235576
Distance: 2.42 Kilometres
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Hempstead Library

Hempstead Road, Gillingham, ME73QG
Telephone: 01634 361544
Distance: 2.63 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 7.35 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue to Strood

Strood station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Ashford International • Aylesford • Beltring • Belvedere • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Cuxton • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • East Farleigh • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Halling • Herne Bay • Higham • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • New Hythe • Northfleet • Paddock Wood • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Swanscombe • Tonbridge • Walmer • Wateringbury • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard • Yalding

Bearsted Station is 10.25 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue to Bearsted

Bearsted station is operated by Southeastern in the Faversham and Mid Kent area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Maidstone East • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Maidstone East Station is 11.21 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue to Maidstone East

Maidstone East station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Bearsted • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Maidstone Barracks Station is 11.51 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue to Maidstone Barracks

Maidstone Barracks station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 23.59 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to London Southend Airport
London City Airport is 40.74 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 51.6 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Lydd London Ashford Airport
London Stansted Airport is 62.55 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to London Stansted Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 17.98 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 18.39 Kilometers away
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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 31.59 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing
Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 32.46 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bedford Avenue is approximately 1.72 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 3.55 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to M2 J4/A278
Junction: M2 J5/A249(T)/A249 - 6.24 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to M2 J5/A249(T)/A249
Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 6.93 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 8.83 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to M2 J2/A228

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Supermarket

Courteney Road, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 0GX
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Tesco Supermarket

Tesco Stores Ltd

2 Rainham Shopping Centre, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 7HW
Distance: 0.94 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Tesco Stores Ltd

Co-Op Food

59 Twydall Green, Twydall, Gillingham, ME8 6XJ
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Co-Op Food

SPAR

64 Twydall Green, Twydall, Gillingham, ME8 6XJ
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to SPAR

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Riverside Country Park, Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.83 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Riverside Country Park, Visitor Centre

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Ambley Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.19 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Ambley Wood Nature Reserve

Country Park

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.34 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre

Theme Park

Attraction Name: The Strand Leisure Park
Distance: 3.84 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to The Strand Leisure Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Medway
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Gun Wharf
Dock Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TR
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Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Twydall Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gillingham and Rainham
The Member of Parliament is Rehman Chishti
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In the 2017 General Election Rehman Chishti won with a majority of 9430 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 72903
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016087
Ons Area Name:Medway 029A
Average Age : 42.57
Population: 1681.00
Male Population: 830.00 (49.38%)
Female Population: 851.00 (50.62%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 13 (0.77%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Rainham Central ward in Medway is an urban area with more than 5,000 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Medway Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime82
Shoplifting27
Robbery2
Burglary15
Vehicle-crime20
Public-order17
Other-theft16
Criminal-damage-arson26
Bicycle-theft3
Theft-from-the-person1
Other-crime3
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bedford Avenue

OS Reference: 580759, 166349
OS Grid Reference: TQ808663
Latitude and Longitude: 51.366895284167, 0.59700649923419
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.67383 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bedford Avenue

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Rainham
Medway
South East
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