Bedford Avenue

Postcode: NE33 4QJ

Bedford Avenue is a street in the settlement of South Shields which is within the electoral area of Beacon and Bents Ward in the administration area of South Tyneside District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Bedford Avenue is located 247.34 miles North from the centre of London, 7.2 miles East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 60.16 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 72.57 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Bedford Avenue
Road Type:residential
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NE33 4QJ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bedford Avenue is approximately 0.786818 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 15 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bedford Avenue is a tidal river called River Tyne which is approximately 1.44343 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bedford Avenue is approximately 15 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: SOUTH SHIELDS - NESS
Telephone Cabinet: P22
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 23.9
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 30
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bedford Avenue

93 Bedford Avenue
Sale Price: £57,500
Sale Date: 11/05/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Laygate Community School

Distance: 0.12 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 220
Address: Laygate Lane, NE33 4JJ
Telephone: 01914562470
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Laygate Community School

St Bede's RC Voluntary Aided Primary School, South Shields

Distance: 0.5 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 230
Address: Claypath Lane, NE33 4PG
Telephone: 01914560108
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to St Bede's RC Voluntary Aided Primary School, South Shields

Mortimer Community College

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 750
Address: Reading Road, NE33 4UG
Telephone: 01914566511
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Mortimer Community College

Mortimer Primary School

Distance: 1.04 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 652
Address: Mortimer Road, NE34 0RW
Telephone: 01914554504
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Mortimer Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

South Tyneside District Hospital

Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, NE34 0PL,
NHS Sector
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 404 1000
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Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to South Tyneside District Hospital

Palmer Community Hospital

Address: Wear Street, Jarrow, NE32 3UX,
NHS Sector
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 451 6000
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Distance: 3.9 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Palmer Community Hospital

Primrose Hill Hospital

Address: Primrose Terrace, Jarrow, NE32 5HA,
NHS Sector
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 451 6375
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Distance: 4.1 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Primrose Hill Hospital

North Tyneside General Hospital

Address: Rake Lane, Rake Lane, North Shields,
NHS Sector
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0344 811 8111
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Distance: 4.58 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to North Tyneside General Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

St George & Riverside Medical Practice

Address: St Geo&riverside Med Prac, New George Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 5DU
Telephone: 0191 4555958
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to St George & Riverside Medical Practice

Trinity Medical Centre

Address: Trinity Medical Centre, New George Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 5DU
Telephone: 0191 4560053
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Trinity Medical Centre

Chichester Practice

Address: Stanhope Parade Hth Ctr, Gordon Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 4JP
Telephone: 0191 2834800
Distance: 0.45 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Chichester Practice

Stanhope Parade Health Centre

Address: Stanhope Parade Hth Ctr, Gordon Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 4JP
Telephone: 0191 2834820
Distance: 0.45 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Stanhope Parade Health Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 176 Laygate, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 4JD
Distance: 0.22 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Dental Surgery

Dean Road Dental Practice

Address: Dean Road Dental Practice, 78 Dean Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 4AR
Distance: 0.48 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Dean Road Dental Practice

St Michaels Dental Practice

Address: St Michaels Dental Practice, 158 Westoe Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 3PH
Distance: 0.51 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to St Michaels Dental Practice

16 - 22 Westoe Road

Address: 16 - 22 Westoe Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 4LZ
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to 16 - 22 Westoe Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

South Shields Central Library

Prince Georg Square , South Shields, NE332PE
Telephone: 0191 427 1717
Distance: 1.02 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to South Shields Central Library

Boldon Lane Library

Boldon Lane, South Shields, NE340LZ
Telephone: 0191 456 2852
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Boldon Lane Library

Cleadon Park Library

Prince Edward Road, South Shields, NE348PP
Telephone: 0191 427 1717
Distance: 2.5 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Cleadon Park Library

Tynemouth Library

Front Street, North Shields, NE304DZ
Telephone: 0191 643 2087
Distance: 3.28 Kilometres
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Directions from Bedford Avenue to Tynemouth Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Heworth Station is 8.85 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

Manors Station is 11.07 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

Dunston Station is 14 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

MetroCentre Station is 15.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Bedford Avenue to MetroCentre

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Annan • Aspatria • Auchinleck • Bardon Mill • Barrhead • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Dalston • Dumfries • Dunlop • Dunston • Flimby • Glasgow Central • Gretna Green • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Harrington • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kilmarnock • Kilmaurs • Kirkconnel • Manors • Marton • Maryport • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • New Cumnock • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Parton • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Sanquhar • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stewarton • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitehaven • Widdrington • Wigton • Workington • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 18.4 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 53.12 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 125.34 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 169.82 Kilometers away Directions from Bedford Avenue to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

South Shields Ferry Terminal is 1.04 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to South Shields Ferry Terminal
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 1.1 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 1.79 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to North Shields Ferry Terminal
Transporter Bridge North Side is 46.79 Kilometers away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bedford Avenue is approximately 1.91 miles from the A19

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 12.78 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 14.08 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 16.04 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 22.55 Km Away
Directions from Bedford Avenue to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi

Chichester Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 4HF
Distance: 0.16 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Aldi

Iceland

Chichester Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 4HF
Distance: 0.16 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Iceland

LIDL Stores

193 Laygate, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 5RG
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to LIDL Stores

Heron Foods

10-12 Frederick Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 5EA
Distance: 0.28 Kilometres
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Heron Foods

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Arbeia Roman Fort Museum, South Shields Museum and Art Gallery
Distance: 1.69 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Arbeia Roman Fort Museum, South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: St Paul's Monastery
Distance: 2.45 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to St Paul's Monastery

Museum

Attraction Name: Bede's World
Distance: 2.7 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Bede's World

Museum

Attraction Name: Tynemouth Voluntary Life Brigade Watch House
Distance: 3.03 (km)
Directions from Bedford Avenue to Tynemouth Voluntary Life Brigade Watch House

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Tyneside District
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Town Hall and Civic Offices
Westoe Road
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 2RL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0191 427 7000
Within the electoral area of Beacon and Bents Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Shields
The Member of Parliament is Lewell-Buck, Emma
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008666
Ons Area Name:South Tyneside 002C
Average Age : 40.22
Population: 1394.00
Male Population: 718.00 (51.51%)
Female Population: 676.00 (48.49%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 138 (9.9%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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South Shields is a coastal town in Tyne and Wear located at the mouth of the River Tyne. The town has a population of around 83,000 and is part of the metropolitan borough of South Tyneside.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting50
Criminal-damage-arson41
Public-order33
Burglary27
Other-theft26
5
Drugs17
Violent-crime77
Other-crime3
Theft-from-the-person6
Vehicle-crime13
Bicycle-theft5
Possession-of-weapons9
Robbery3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bedford Avenue

OS Reference: 436353, 566201
OS Grid Reference: NZ364662
Latitude and Longitude: 54.988997364213, -1.431802290167
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.786818 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bedford Avenue

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Laygate
South Tyneside
Tyne & Wear
North East
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