Benchley Hill

Postcode: SG4 0NJ

Benchley Hill is a street in the settlement of Hitchin which is within the electoral area of Hitchin Walsworth Ward in the administration area of North Hertfordshire District Council within Hertfordshire County Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Benchley Hill is located 31.87 miles North from the centre of London, 8.65 miles North East from the centre of Luton, 14.44 miles North from the centre of St Albans and 15.75 miles South East from the centre of Bedford.

Road Name:Benchley Hill
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Benchley Hill

SG4 0NJ
SG4 0NL
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Benchley Hill is approximately 45.9801 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 59 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Benchley Hill is a river called River Purwell which is approximately 0.172036 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Benchley Hill is approximately 59 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01462
Telephone Exchange: HITCHIN - SMHI
Telephone Cabinet: P35
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 21.2
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 9
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Benchley Hill

6 Benchley Hill
Sale Price: £330,000
Sale Date: 12/01/2017
2 Benchley Hill
Sale Price: £240,000
Sale Date: 21/12/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Purwell Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 231
Address: Fairfield Way, SG4 0PU
Telephone: 01462432950
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benchley Hill to Purwell Primary School

Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School

Distance: 0.62 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 400
Address: Cambridge Road, SG4 0JP
Telephone: 01462622333
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benchley Hill to Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School

Mary Exton Primary School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 221
Address: St Michael's Road, SG4 0QA
Telephone: 01462456997
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benchley Hill to Mary Exton Primary School

William Ransom Primary School

Distance: 0.84 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 270
Address: Stuart Drive, SG4 9QB
Telephone: 01462624777
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benchley Hill to William Ransom Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Pinehill Hospital

Address: Benslow Lane, Hitchin, SG4 9QZ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01462 422822
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Distance: 0.93 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Pinehill Hospital

Hampden House

Address: Elmside Walk, Hitchin, SG5 1HB,
NHS Sector
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01462 633666
Distance: 2.08 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Hampden House

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Address: Graveley Road, Stevenage,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 01438 342942
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Distance: 3.64 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Lister Hospital

Address: Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 314333
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Distance: 4.09 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Lister Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Ramsay Pinehill Hospital

Address: Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9QZ
Telephone: 01462 422822
Distance: 0.93 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Ramsay Pinehill Hospital

The Portmill Surgery

Address: The Portmill Surgery, 114 Queen Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9TH
Telephone: 01462 434246
Distance: 1.74 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to The Portmill Surgery

Regal Chambers Surgery

Address: Regal Chambers Surgery, 50 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LL
Telephone: 01462 453232
Distance: 1.76 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Regal Chambers Surgery

Orford Lodge

Address: Orford Lodge, 100 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1ND
Telephone: 01462 432042
Distance: 1.8 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Orford Lodge
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Mr N F Faryad

Address: Mr N F Faryad, 7 Highbury Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RW
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Mr N F Faryad

49 Ninesprings Way

Address: 49 Ninesprings Way, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9NR
Distance: 1.37 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to 49 Ninesprings Way

35 Hermitage Road

Address: 35 Hermitage Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1BY
Distance: 1.74 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to 35 Hermitage Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, the Rear of 84/85 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NQ
Distance: 1.79 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hitchin Library

Paynes Park, Hitchin, SG51EW
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Benchley Hill to Hitchin Library

Letchworth Library

Central Library, Broadway, Letchworth, SG63PF
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 2.99 Kilometres
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Stevenage Old Town Library

38 High Street, Stevenage, SG13EF
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 5.3 Kilometres
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Baldock Library

Simpson Drive, Baldock, SG76DH
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 5.86 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Luton Airport Parkway Station is 13.42 Kilometers away

Directions from Benchley Hill to Luton Airport Parkway

Luton Airport Parkway station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton South area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Collingham • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Market Harborough • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Luton Station is 13.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Benchley Hill to Luton

Luton station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton South area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Luton Airport Parkway • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nottingham • Nunhead • Oakham • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Watton-At-Stone Station is 14 Kilometers away

Directions from Benchley Hill to Watton-At-Stone

Watton-At-Stone station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the North East Hertfordshire area on the Hertford Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alexandra Palace • Bayford • Bowes Park • Crews Hill • Cuffley • Drayton Park • Enfield Chase • Essex Road • Finsbury Park • Gordon Hill • Grange Park • Harringay • Hertford North • Highbury & Islington • Hitchin • Hornsey • Letchworth • Moorgate • Old Street • Palmers Green • Stevenage • Winchmore Hill

Leagrave Station is 15.23 Kilometers away

Directions from Benchley Hill to Leagrave

Leagrave station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton North area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 11.94 Kilometers away Directions from Benchley Hill to London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport is 35.68 Kilometers away Directions from Benchley Hill to London Stansted Airport
Cambridge Airport is 40.61 Kilometers away Directions from Benchley Hill to Cambridge Airport
London City Airport is 53.97 Kilometers away Directions from Benchley Hill to London City Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Blackfriars Pier is 50.15 Kilometers away
Directions from Benchley Hill to Blackfriars Pier
Savoy Pier is 50.18 Kilometers away
Directions from Benchley Hill to Savoy Pier
Embankment Pier is 50.32 Kilometers away
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Festival Pier is 50.45 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Benchley Hill is approximately 1.59 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J9/A505/B197 - 3.41 Km Away
Directions from Benchley Hill to A1(M) J9/A505/B197
Junction: A1(M) J8/A602/B197 - 3.49 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 7.3 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J7/A602 - 7.89 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd

Lyon Court, Walsworth Road, Hitchin, SG4 9SX
Distance: 1.09 Kilometres
Directions from Benchley Hill to Tesco Stores Ltd

Spar Foodstore

43a, Ninesprings Way, Hitchin, SG4 9NR
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited

Whinbush Road, Hitchin, SG5 1PU
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
Directions from Benchley Hill to Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited

Asda Supermarket

Queen Street, Hitchin, SG4 9TS
Distance: 1.91 Kilometres
Directions from Benchley Hill to Asda Supermarket

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Hitchin British Schools
Distance: 1.86 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Hitchin British Schools

Museum

Attraction Name: Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, First Garden City Heritage Museum
Distance: 2.59 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Hitchin Museum
Distance: 2.73 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Hitchin Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Standalone Farm Centre
Distance: 4.64 (km)
Directions from Benchley Hill to Standalone Farm Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Hertfordshire District
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Council Offices
Gernon Road
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 3JF
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01462 474000
County Council: Hertfordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Hitchin Walsworth Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden
The Member of Parliament is Lilley, Peter
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01023620
Ons Area Name:North Hertfordshire 011D
Average Age : 39.89
Population: 1324.00
Male Population: 655.00 (49.47%)
Female Population: 669.00 (50.53%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 31 (2.34%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Hitchin Bearton, Hitchin Highbury and Walsworth, Hitchin Oughton and Cadwell and Hitchin Priory

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime17
Other-theft8
Public-order4
Shoplifting5
Vehicle-crime8
Burglary7
Bicycle-theft1
Drugs1
Other-crime2
Possession-of-weapons3
Robbery1
Criminal-damage-arson1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Benchley Hill

OS Reference: 520340, 229747
OS Grid Reference: TL203297
Latitude and Longitude: 51.952745602192, -0.24867377271564
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 45.9801 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Benchley Hill

Map Number: 166
Map Name: Luton & Hertford
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Hertfordshire
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