Bedford Street

Postcode: PO5 4BT

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Road Name:Bedford Street
Road Type:unclassified
Speed Limit:20 Mph

Bedford Street is a street in the settlement of Portsmouth which is within the electoral area of St. Thomas Ward in the administration area of City of Portsmouth Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Bedford Street is located 64.85 miles South West from the centre of London, 0.35 miles South from the centre of Portsmouth, 11.02 miles North East from the centre of Newport (IOW) and 13.96 miles West from the centre of Chichester.

Bedford Street is approximately 0.59 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 6 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Bedford Street is approximately 6 Metres above sea level
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Area Code: 01329 - Fareham

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Bedford Street

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

ibis Portsmouth - portsmouth
Star Rating:3 Stars
This modern hotel is in Portsmouth city centre, just 500 metres from Portsmouth and Southsea Rail Station. The Ibis Hotel Portsmouth has a 24-hour snack menu, on-site parking and a stylish restaurant.
Address:Winston Churchill Avenue, PO1 2LX, Portsmouth
Number of Rooms:144
Lowest Price Room:£41
Highest Price Room:£131
Portsmouth Inns - portsmouth
Portsmouth Inns is located in Portsmouth. Free WiFi access is available. In the mornings, breakfast is available from a neighbouring property, just 2 minutes\' walk away. The guest house is 1 km from Portsmouth Harbour and 1.
Address:20 Landport Terrace, PO1 2RG, Portsmouth
Number of Rooms:7
Lowest Price Room:£45
Lauralee House - portsmouth
Located 1.5 km from Mary Rose Museum, Lauralee House offers pet-friendly accommodation in Portsmouth. The property is 1.5 km from Mary Rose Museum and free private parking is provided. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Address:43A Castle Road Southsea, PO5 3AY, Portsmouth
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£72.25
Court Side Apartment - portsmouth
Located 1.5 km from Mary Rose Museum, Court Side Apartment offers accommodation in Portsmouth. The unit is 1.5 km from Mary Rose Museum. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Address:Court Side Apartment 43c Castle Road, PO5 3AY, Portsmouth
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£110
The Pier - portsmouth
Star Rating:3 Stars
Less than 10 minutes
Address:2 Bellevue Terrace, PO5 3AT, Portsmouth
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£70
Highest Price Room:£70

Local Council Details

Within the area of City of Portsmouth
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Guildhall Square
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Telephone Number: 023 9282 2251
Within the electoral area of St. Thomas Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Portsmouth South
The Member of Parliament is Hancock, Mike

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bedford Street

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017132
Ons Area Name:Portsmouth 018E
Average Age : 30.07
Population: 2689.00
Male Population: 1314.00 (48.87%)
Female Population: 1375.00 (51.13%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 69 (2.57%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

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The St Thomas Ward (Old Portsmouth, Somerstown & Gunwharf Quays)

Old Portsmouth is the South-Western section of the neighbourhood area, an area covered by the original town of Portsmouth as planned by Jean de Gisors. It comprises of private housing, and a working fishing port (Camber Docks). Areas and buildings within Old Portsmouth include: Portsmouth Cathedral, Royal Garrison Church/Domus Dei, The John Pounds Memorial Church (Unitarian), the Square Tower and Round Tower and Point Barracks, with the Saluting Platform, Portsmouth Point and the entrance to the Harbour. This area is bordered by the Norman sea fortifications, and is a popular tourist attraction all year round. The Camber Docks is also home to the BAR headquarters (Ben Ainslie Racing) which is the UK''''s ''''America''''s Cup'''' entry.

Somerstown is a residential area of the city of Portsmouth in the English county of Hampshire. The area was known for being one of the most deprived wards in the city, but over the past 20 years it has been the subject of a major regeneration initiative.

The area was developed during the 1820s, on land owned by Mr Somers, and was heavily bombed during World War II. After the war, the majority of what remained of the area was demolished to make way for social housing.

Somerstown is a very run down area of the city, undergoing a programme of redevelopment. This inner city neighbourhood has relatively high levels of deprivation while much of its physical fabric is in need of renewal/refurbishment. It is one of the poorest areas in the South of England and has one of the highest rates of unemployment. The area is an integral part of the ''''Heart of Portsmouth'''' bid for SRB funding and a Joint Project Board has been established to oversee the preparation of a new physical regeneration plan through continued community involvement. Somerstown is situated to the northern centre of the neighbourhood area. This area comprises a high amount of social housing in a comparatively small area. This includes 4 high-rise tower blocks – specifically Edgbaston House, Tipton House, Leamington House and Horatia House. This area creates the bulk of the demand for both the Response & Patrol Teams and the St Thomas Neighbourhood Police officers alike, and accounts for the majority of recorded crime in the ward.

Gunwharf Quays is an outlet retail destination with 90 outlet stores and 30 restaurants, bars and cafés (14-screen Vue cinema, 26-lane Bowlplex Bowling Alley, Aspex art gallery, Grosvenor casino, a Holiday Inn Express and a Tiger Tiger nightclub). The waterfront overlooks Gunwharf Quays Marina which can accommodate all types of craft including luxury yachts up to 80 metres and has often played host to national and international sailing events. It was constructed in the early 21st century on the site of what had once been HM Gunwharf, Portsmouth. This was one of several such facilities which were established around Britain and the Empire by the Board of Ordnance, where cannons, ammunition and other armaments were stored, repaired and serviced ready for use on land or at sea. Later known as HMS Vernon, the military site closed in 1995, and opened to the public as Gunwharf Quays after six years of reconstruction (which included the restoration of some of the surviving 18th and 19th-century Gun Wharf buildings). The landmark Spinnaker Tower, which also stands on the site, was opened a few years later

If you have any information about crime in this neighbourhood, please call us via 101, or anonymously Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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Location Details

Bedford Street

OS Reference: 464173, 099766
OS Grid Reference: SZ642998
Latitude and Longitude: 50.793338001559, -1.0894024740297
Approximate distance to the Coast: 0.59 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bedford Street

Map Number: 196
Map Name: The Solent & Isle of Wight
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station is 0.51 Kilometers away (0.32 miles)
Southsea Hoverport is 1.15 Kilometers away (0.71 miles)
Fratton Rail Station is 1.22 Kilometers away (0.76 miles)
Portsmouth Harbour Rail Station is 1.24 Kilometers away (0.77 miles)

Nearest Airports

Southampton Airport is 25.71 Kilometers away
Bournemouth International Airport is 52.28 Kilometers away
Shoreham Brighton City Airport is 56.56 Kilometers away
London Gatwick Airport is 76.64 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal is 1.08 Kilometers away
Southsea Hoverport is 1.17 Kilometers away
Portsmouth Harbour Station Pier is 1.33 Kilometers away
Gosport Ferry Terminal is 1.91 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bedford Street is approximately 2.49 miles from the M27

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M27 J12/M27 - 5.38 Km Away
Junction: A3(M) J5/A27(T)/A2030/B2177 - 8.35 Km Away
Junction: M27 J11/A27 - 8.73 Km Away

Health Clinics

Guildhall Walk Healthcare Centre
27 Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2RY
Distance: 0.29 Kilometers
Telephone: 02392 751006
Dr Lawson & Partners
University Surgery, The Nuffield Centre, St.michael's Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO12BH
Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Telephone: 02392 736006
Dr Cg Wade
Somers Town Health Centre, Blackfriars Close, Somers Town, Southsea, Hampshire, PO54NJ
Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Telephone: 023 92851202
Dr J B Bennett
The Somers Town Hth.ctr., Blackfriars Close, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO54NJ
Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Telephone: 023 92820500
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Portsmouth Central Library

Central Library Guildhall Square , Portsmouth, PO12DX
Distance: 0.20 Miles
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Southsea Library and Customer Service Centre

19-21 Palmerston Road , Southsea, PO53QQ
Distance: 0.56 Miles
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Portsea Library

John Pounds Community Centre, Portsea, PO13HN
Distance: 0.57 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Portsmouth RC Cathedral
Distance: 0.70 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Portsmouth Spinnaker Tower
Distance: 1.05 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower, King James's Gate
Distance: 1.05 (km)


Attraction Name: Mary Rose, Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum, Royal Naval Museum
Distance: 2.13 (km)

Nearest Schools

University of Portsmouth

Distance: 0.24 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2UP
Telephone: (023) 92848484

Cottage Grove Primary School

Distance: 0.40 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Chivers Close, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 1HG
Telephone: (023) 92341133

Charter Academy

Distance: 0.43 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Hyde Park Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 4HL
Telephone: (023) 92824204

Somers Park Primary School

Distance: 0.62 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Somers Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 4LS
Telephone: (023) 92824828

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.8
Median Speed: 11.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 9
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