Bencroft

Postcode: WV8 1SS

Bencroft is a street in the settlement of Codsall governed by Bilbrook Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Bilbrook Ward in the administration area of South Staffordshire District Council within Staffordshire County Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Bencroft is located 117.81 miles North West from the centre of London, 15.66 miles North West from the centre of Birmingham, 24.68 miles East from the centre of Shrewsbury and 30.25 miles North from the centre of Worcester.

Road Name:Bencroft
Road Type:residential
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WV8 1SS
Height

Height

The Central point of Bencroft is approximately 116 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01902 - Wolverhampton
Area Code: 01543 - Cannock
Area Code: 01922 - Walsall
Area Code: 01384 - Dudley
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.7
Median Speed: 6.1
Maximum Speed: 10.4
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 4
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bencroft

3 Bencroft
Sale Price: £249,950
Sale Date: 20/04/2007
Little Shieling, 2 Bencroft
Sale Price: £150,000
Sale Date: 07/12/2001
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Bilbrook CofE (VC) Middle School

Distance: 0.16 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 129
Address: Bilbrook Road, Codsall, WV8 1EU
Telephone: 01902840910
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bencroft to Bilbrook CofE (VC) Middle School

Lane Green First School

Distance: 0.16 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 176
Address: Bilbrook Road, Bilbrook, WV8 1EU
Telephone: 01902434300
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bencroft to Lane Green First School

Codsall Community High School

Distance: 0.4 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 980
Address: Elliotts Lane, Codsall, WV8 1PQ
Telephone: 01902907560
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bencroft to Codsall Community High School

St Christopher's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.75 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 215
Address: Wolverhampton Road, Codsall, WV8 1PF
Telephone: 01902434310
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bencroft to St Christopher's Catholic Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Nuffield Health, Wolverhampton Hospital

Address: Wood Road, Wolverhampton,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
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Distance: 4.07 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Nuffield Health, Wolverhampton Hospital

West Park Hospital

Address: Park Road West, Wolverhampton, WV1 4PW,
Independent Sector
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Telephone: 01902 444000
Distance: 5.4 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to West Park Hospital

New Cross Hospital

Address: Wednesfield Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP,
NHS Sector
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Telephone: 01902 307999
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Distance: 6.71 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to New Cross Hospital

The Huntercombe Hospital - Stafford

Address: Ivetsey Bank, Wheaton Aston, Stafford, ST19 9QT,
Independent Sector
The Huntercombe Group
Telephone: 01785 840000
Distance: 7.99 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to The Huntercombe Hospital - Stafford
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Bilbrook

Address: Bilbrook Medical Centre, Brookfield Road, Bilbrook, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV8 1DX
Telephone: 01902 847313
Distance: 0.56 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Bilbrook

Russell House

Address: Russell House, Bakers Way, Codsall, Wolverhampton, WV8 1HD
Telephone: 01902 842488
Distance: 1.34 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Russell House

Ashfield Road Surgery

Address: 39 Ashfield Road, Fordhouses,, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 6QX
Telephone: 01902 783372
Distance: 3.28 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Ashfield Road Surgery

Drs Kharwadkar & Maji

Address: 68 Marsh Lane, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 6RU
Telephone: 01902 398111
Distance: 3.41 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Drs Kharwadkar & Maji
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Treetops Surgery

Address: Treetops Surgery, Dental Surgery, 52 Duck Lane, Codsall, Wolverhampton, WV8 1HF
Distance: 0.64 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Treetops Surgery

Coven Village Dental Surgery

Address: Coven Village Dental Surgery, 137 Wolverhampton Road, Codsall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV8 1PF
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Coven Village Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 65 Pendeford Avenue, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 9EH
Distance: 2.46 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Dental Surgery

Probert Road

Address: Probert Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 6UF
Distance: 3.48 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Probert Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Codsall Library

South Staffordshire District Council Offices, Wolverhampton Road, Codsall, WV81PX
Telephone:
Distance: 0.87 Kilometres
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Directions from Bencroft to Codsall Library

Pendeford Library

Whitburn Close, Pendeford, WV95NJ
Telephone: 01902 556250
Distance: 2.56 Kilometres
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Directions from Bencroft to Pendeford Library

Wolverhampton Libraries and Information Services, Oxley Library

Probert Road, Wolverhampton, WV106UF
Telephone: 01902 556287
Distance: 3.54 Kilometres
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Directions from Bencroft to Wolverhampton Libraries and Information Services, Oxley Library

Tettenhall Library

Upper Street, Tettenhall, WV68QF
Telephone: 01902 556318
Distance: 3.63 Kilometres
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Directions from Bencroft to Tettenhall Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bilbrook Station is 0.76 Kilometers away

Directions from Bencroft to Bilbrook

Bilbrook station is operated by London Midland Trains in the South Staffordshire area on the Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberystwyth • Albrighton • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Borth • Caersws • Chester • Chirk • Codsall • Cosford • Dovey Junction • Dudley Port • Gobowen • Machynlleth • Newtown • Oakengates • Ruabon • Sandwell & Dudley • Shifnal • Shrewsbury • Telford Central • Tipton • Wellington • Welshpool • Wolverhampton • Wrexham General

Codsall Station is 1.42 Kilometers away

Directions from Bencroft to Codsall

Codsall station is operated by London Midland Trains in the South Staffordshire area on the Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberystwyth • Albrighton • Bilbrook • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Borth • Caersws • Chester • Chirk • Cosford • Dovey Junction • Dudley Port • Gobowen • Machynlleth • Newtown • Oakengates • Ruabon • Sandwell & Dudley • Shifnal • Shrewsbury • Telford Central • Tipton • Wellington • Welshpool • Wolverhampton • Wrexham General

Albrighton Station is 5.99 Kilometers away

Directions from Bencroft to Albrighton

Albrighton station is operated by London Midland Trains in the The Wrekin area on the Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberystwyth • Bilbrook • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Borth • Caersws • Chester • Chirk • Codsall • Cosford • Dovey Junction • Dudley Port • Gobowen • Machynlleth • Newtown • Oakengates • Ruabon • Sandwell & Dudley • Shifnal • Shrewsbury • Telford Central • Tipton • Wellington • Welshpool • Wolverhampton • Wrexham General

Penkridge Station is 11.21 Kilometers away

Directions from Bencroft to Penkridge

Penkridge station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Stafford area on the Wolverhampton - Stafford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Alsager • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Coseley • Coventry • Crewe • Hartford • Kidsgrove • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Marston Green • Rugby • Runcorn • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Stafford • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Tile Hill • Winsford • Wolverhampton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 36.19 Kilometers away Directions from Bencroft to Birmingham International Airport
Manchester Airport is 81.48 Kilometers away Directions from Bencroft to Manchester Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 81.9 Kilometers away Directions from Bencroft to Gloucestershire Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bencroft is approximately 0.90 miles from the M54

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M54 J2/A449(T)/A449 - 3.83 Km Away
Directions from Bencroft to M54 J2/A449(T)/A449
Junction: M54 J1/A460 - 6.43 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J12/A5(T) - 8.41 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J11/A460/A462 - 8.51 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

Tesco Stores, 13 - 15 Bilbrook Road, Bilbrook, WV8 1EU
Distance: 0.16 Kilometres
Directions from Bencroft to Tesco Express

The Co Operative Food

Birches Bridge Shopping Centre, Wolverhampton Road, Codsall, WV8 1PE
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
Directions from Bencroft to The Co Operative Food

Co Operative

28-32 Wood Road, Codsall, WV8 1DB
Distance: 1.38 Kilometres
Directions from Bencroft to Co Operative

Co-Op

Co Op Foodstore, 53 Pendeford Avenue, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 9EH
Distance: 2.46 Kilometres
Directions from Bencroft to Co-Op

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Pendeford Mill Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Pendeford Mill Nature Reserve

Historic House

Attraction Name: Chillington Hall
Distance: 3.44 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Chillington Hall

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Chillington Hall
Distance: 3.79 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Chillington Hall

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Wolverhampton Racecourse
Distance: 4.47 (km)
Directions from Bencroft to Wolverhampton Racecourse

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Staffordshire District
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Council Offices
Wolverhampton Road
Codsall
South Staffordshire
WV8 1PX
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Telephone Number: 01902 696 000
County Council: Staffordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Bilbrook Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Staffordshire
The Member of Parliament is Gavin Williamson
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In the 2017 General Election Gavin Williamson won with a majority of 22733 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 73441
Within the area of Bilbrook Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029614
Ons Area Name:South Staffordshire 008B
Average Age : 41.60
Population: 1730.00
Male Population: 817.00 (47.23%)
Female Population: 913.00 (52.77%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 49 (2.83%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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These two villages are near the border of Wolverhampton. Both have expanded largely since the Second World War, boosted by job opportunities in the West Midlands.

It is thought that Bilbrook got its name from the Roman word for watercress - 'bil' - that grew in the local brook until recent times.

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Telephone: 101
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Codsall & Bilbrook Newsletter

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime13
Criminal-damage-arson6
Public-order3
7
Other-theft4
Shoplifting2
Other-crime5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bencroft

OS Reference: 387838, 303578
OS Grid Reference: SJ878036
Latitude and Longitude: 52.629470105259, -2.1797066962743
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 82.4723 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bencroft

Map Number: 139
Map Name: Birmingham
Bilbrook
South Staffordshire
Staffordshire
West Midlands
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