Ben Jonson Close

Postcode: TQ2 6BT

Ben Jonson Close is a street in the settlement of Paignton which is within the electoral area of Cockington-with-Chelston Ward in the administration area of Torbay Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Ben Jonson Close is located 166.09 miles South West from the centre of London, 17.41 miles South from the centre of Exeter, 26.99 miles East from the centre of Plymouth and 42.36 miles South West from the centre of Taunton.

Road Name:Ben Jonson Close
Road Type:residential
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TQ2 6BT
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Ben Jonson Close is approximately 1.50407 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 51 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Ben Jonson Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.70075 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Ben Jonson Close is approximately 51 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01803 - Torquay
Area Code: 01626 - Newton Abbot
Area Code: 01364 - Ashburton
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 26.6
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 33
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ben Jonson Close

26 Ben Jonson Close
Sale Price: £145,000
Sale Date: 17/03/2017
21 Ben Jonson Close
Sale Price: £115,000
Sale Date: 19/08/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Queensway Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.29 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 201
Address: Queensway, Chelston, TQ2 6DB
Telephone: 01803613095
Website: Visit School Website
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Torquay Girls Grammar School

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 889
Address: 30 Shiphay Lane, TQ2 7DY
Telephone: 01803613215
Website: Visit School Website
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Torquay Boys' Grammar School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1112
Address: Shiphay Manor Drive, TQ2 7EL
Telephone: 01803615501
Website: Visit School Website
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Torre Church of England Academy

Distance: 0.68 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 322
Address: Barton Road, TQ1 4DN
Telephone: 01803324007
Website: Visit School Website
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Mount Stuart Hospital

Address: St. Vincents Road, Torquay, TQ1 4UP,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01803 313881
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Distance: 0.77 (km)
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Torbay Hospital

Address: Lowes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA,
NHS Sector
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01803 614567
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Distance: 1.14 (km)
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Paignton Community Hospital

Address: Church Street, Paignton, TQ3 3AG,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01803 547171
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Distance: 4.08 (km)
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Newton Abbot Community Hospital

Address: West Golds Road, Jetty Marsh, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2TS,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01626 324500
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Distance: 8.6 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Rowcroft Community Services

Address: Rowcroft Hospice, Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5LS
Telephone: 01803 210800
Distance: 0.34 (km)
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Mount Stuart Hospital Nhs Outpatients

Address: St Vincent's Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4UP
Telephone: 01803 313881
Distance: 0.77 (km)
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Chelston Hall Surgery

Address: Chelston Hall Surgery, Chelston Hall,old Mill Rd, Torquay, TQ2 6HW
Telephone: 01803 605359
Distance: 1.03 (km)
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Shiphay Manor & Abbey Road Surgeries

Address: Chelston Hall, Old Mill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6HW
Telephone: 01803 290000
Distance: 1.03 (km)
Directions from Ben Jonson Close to Shiphay Manor & Abbey Road Surgeries
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Avenue Dental Surgery

Address: Avenue Dental Surgery, 156 Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5LQ
Distance: 0.48 (km)
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Shiphay Dental & Torbay Implant

Address: Shiphay Dental & Torbay Implant, 41 Shiphay Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7DU
Distance: 0.66 (km)
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Millbrook Villas Dental Practice

Address: Millbrook Villas Dental Practice, 4 Millbrook Villas, Old Mill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6AS
Distance: 0.71 (km)
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Riviera Dental Surgery

Address: 98 Newton Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7AB
Distance: 1.24 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Telephone: 01803 208311
Distance: 1.4 Kilometres
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Kingerswell Library

1 Newton Road, Kingskerswell, TQ125EH
Telephone: 01803 873723
Distance: 3.63 Kilometres
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Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Telephone:
Distance: 3.75 Kilometres
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Churston Library

Broadsands Road, Churston, TQ46LL
Telephone:
Distance: 7.62 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 30.3 Kilometers away Directions from Ben Jonson Close to Exeter International Airport
Plymouth City Airport is 39.9 Kilometers away Directions from Ben Jonson Close to Plymouth City Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 103.99 Kilometers away Directions from Ben Jonson Close to Cardiff International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 117.43 Kilometers away Directions from Ben Jonson Close to Bristol International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Torquay - North Quay is 2.21 Kilometers away
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Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 2.37 Kilometers away
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Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing is 8.29 Kilometers away
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Teignmouth Ferry Landing is 8.6 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ben Jonson Close is approximately 7.72 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 23.23 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.42 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.2 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 44.78 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Best One

5-7 Hawkins Avenue, Cockington With Chelston, Torquay, TQ2 6ER
Distance: 0.5 Kilometres
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Asda

5-7 Hawkins Avenue, Cockington With Chelston, Torquay, TQ2 6ERRegent Close, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7AN
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Lidl

5-7 Hawkins Avenue, Cockington With Chelston, Torquay, TQ2 6ERRegent Close, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7AN173 Newton Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7BS
Distance: 1.08 Kilometres
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The Co-operative Food

5-7 Hawkins Avenue, Cockington With Chelston, Torquay, TQ2 6ERRegent Close, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7AN173 Newton Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7BS3-5 Walnut Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6HP
Distance: 1.09 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: Torre Abbey
Distance: 1.31 (km)
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Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Craft Centre
Distance: 1.7 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Bygones Museum
Distance: 2.03 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Torquay Natural History Museum
Distance: 2.59 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01803 207201
Within the electoral area of Cockington-with-Chelston Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torbay
The Member of Parliament is Sanders, Adrian
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015210
Ons Area Name:Torbay 019B
Average Age : 39.83
Population: 1507.00
Male Population: 680.00 (45.12%)
Female Population: 827.00 (54.88%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 33 (2.19%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

The Wards of Livermead, Chelston and Cockington are set in the south-western area of Torquay. The village of Cockington lies between Livermead and Chelston and is famous for its historical thatched roof cottages and Cockington Court set within the country park. The Country Park is a popular venue for Fairs, Fetes and concerts. It is also a very popular area for dog walkers and ramblers. Livermead is a popular residential area, which is located on an area of highland overlooking the bay. Preston Primary School is located on the edge of Livermead close to the border of Paignton. Chelston is one of the oldest historic areas of Torquay and is nestled within a valley running from the area of Shiphay, down to the sea front at Torre Abbey Sands and Corbyn Head. Chelston has many popular public parks, namely Victoria, Pretty and Armada. Both of the Torquay Grammar Schools are located within Chelston along with Cockington Primary and Sherwell Valley School. Both of Torquay’s train stations are also located within the beat area of Chelston.

 

When to call

You can call 101 or email 101 or complete the online crime reporting form to:

  • report a non-urgent crime
    • if your car, bicycle or mobile phone has been stolen
    • if your garden shed has been broken into
    • if your property has been damaged
    • if you suspect drug use or dealing in your area
    • if you want to give the police information about crime in your area
  • contact local officers or you can email your local team
  • get crime prevention advice or check the crime prevention section
  • make us aware of policing issues in your local area or you can email you local team
  • make an appointment with a police officer
  • talk to us about other non-emergency policing matters

Remember...

The 101 number does not replace 999, which should be used for all emergencies especially when:

  • a crime is happening
  • offenders are nearby
  • someone is injured
  • someone’s life is being threatened

 

 

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime113
Criminal-damage-arson37
Other-crime5
Drugs13
Burglary23
Other-theft18
Shoplifting14
Public-order17
Vehicle-crime19
Possession-of-weapons3
Robbery3
Bicycle-theft2
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Ben Jonson Close

OS Reference: 289992, 064743
OS Grid Reference: SX900647
Latitude and Longitude: 50.471574549014, -3.550386976212
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.50407 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ben Jonson Close

Map Number: 202
Map Name: Torbay & South Dartmoor
Shiphay
Torbay
South West
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