Ben Venue Close

Postcode: TQ1 1RX

Ben Venue Close is a street in the settlement of Torquay which is within the electoral area of Wellswood Ward in the administration area of Torbay Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Ben Venue Close is located 165.04 miles South West from the centre of London, 17.67 miles South from the centre of Exeter, 28.19 miles East from the centre of Plymouth and 42.01 miles South West from the centre of Taunton.

Road Name:Ben Venue Close
Road Type:residential
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TQ1 1RX
Height

Height

The Central point of Ben Venue Close is approximately 88 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

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

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 19.6
Median Speed: 15.4
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ben Venue Close

9 Ben Venue Close
Sale Price: £335,000
Sale Date: 03/06/2014
4 Ben Venue Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 16/09/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Warberry CofE Academy

Distance: 0.43 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 413
Address: Cedars Road, TQ1 1SB
Telephone: 01803292642
Website: Visit School Website
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Ellacombe Academy

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 373
Address: Ellacombe Church Road, TQ1 1TG
Telephone: 01803293040
Website: Visit School Website
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All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Quinta Road, TQ1 3RN
Telephone: 01803329131
Website: Visit School Website
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The Spires College

Distance: 0.82 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 929
Address: Westlands Lane, TQ1 3PE
Telephone: 01803400660
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: 1.6 (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: 2.75 (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: 4.79 (km)
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Brixham Community Hospital

Address: Greenswood Road, Brixham, TQ5 9HW,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01803 881399
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Distance: 8.77 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Southover Medical Practice

Address: Southover Medical Pract, Bronshill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HD
Telephone: 01803 327100
Distance: 0.85 (km)
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Parkhill Medical Practice

Address: Parkhill Medical Practice, 3 Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AR
Telephone: 01803 212489
Distance: 0.9 (km)
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Croft Hall Medical Practice

Address: Croft Hall Medical Centre, 19 Croft Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5UA
Telephone: 01803 298441
Distance: 1.01 (km)
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Brunel Medical Practice

Address: Brunel Medical Practice, St Albans Rd,babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3SL
Telephone: 01803 312233
Distance: 1.28 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Torbay Dental Practice

Address: 4 Madrepore Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1EY
Distance: 0.46 (km)
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89 Union Street

Address: 89 Union Street, Torquay, TQ1 3DG
Distance: 0.6 (km)
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Terrace Dental Surgery

Address: Terrace Dental Surgery, 1 St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HY
Distance: 0.74 (km)
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15 Park Hill Road

Address: 15 Park Hill Road, Torquay, TQ1 2AL
Distance: 0.83 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Telephone: 01803 208311
Distance: 0.75 Kilometres
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Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Telephone:
Distance: 4.47 Kilometres
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Kingerswell Library

1 Newton Road, Kingskerswell, TQ125EH
Telephone: 01803 873723
Distance: 5.36 Kilometres
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Churston Library

Broadsands Road, Churston, TQ46LL
Telephone:
Distance: 7.75 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 30.13 Kilometers away Directions from Ben Venue Close to Exeter International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Torquay - North Quay is 0.96 Kilometers away
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Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 1.06 Kilometers away
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Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage is 7.87 Kilometers away
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Brixham Ferry Landing is 7.9 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ben Venue Close is approximately 8.87 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 23.54 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.46 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.26 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 44.7 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland

5-6 Union Square Shopping Centre, Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3UT
Distance: 0.54 Kilometres
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Tesco Metro

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EN
Distance: 0.69 Kilometres
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Waitrose

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5ENSt Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HL
Distance: 1.05 Kilometres
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Co-operative Foodstore

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5ENSt Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HL29 Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JG
Distance: 1.12 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Torquay Natural History Museum
Distance: 0.48 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Torre Abbey
Distance: 1.12 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Babbacombe Model Village
Distance: 1.4 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Bygones Museum
Distance: 1.43 (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 Wellswood Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torbay
The Member of Parliament is Kevin Foster
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In the 2017 General Election Kevin Foster won with a majority of 14283 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75931
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015270
Ons Area Name:Torbay 010D
Average Age : 53.08
Population: 1627.00
Male Population: 809.00 (49.72%)
Female Population: 818.00 (50.28%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 33 (2.03%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Wellswood is a very large beat geographically and not only incorporates the Wellswood "village", but also includes Babbacombe Road, the Lincombes, Warberries, Ilsham Marine Drive and Torwood Street. Torwood Street is predominantly given over to shops and restaurants and has a thriving night-time economy with Pubs and Night Clubs. The Wellswood "village" in Ilsham Road has good quality restaurants and independent shops and has Ilsham Primary School at its heart. Wellswood has two primary schools, Ilsham C of E Academy and Warberry C of E Academy. Wellswood has a higher than average amount of people of a retirement age and has well attended churches at St Matthias and Riviera Life, in Babbacombe Road. There are also large areas of beautiful coastal paths, mainly managed by the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust.

 

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime202
Shoplifting32
Other-theft32
Criminal-damage-arson57
Public-order45
Other-crime9
Drugs28
Possession-of-weapons4
Robbery4
Burglary28
Theft-from-the-person8
Vehicle-crime18
Bicycle-theft2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Ben Venue Close

OS Reference: 292095, 064263
OS Grid Reference: SX921643
Latitude and Longitude: 50.467649856038, -3.5206213104961
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.788124 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ben Venue Close

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