Bensham Lane

Postcode: CR0 2RW

Bensham Lane is a street in the settlement of Croydon which is within the electoral area of Selhurst Ward in the administration area of Croydon London Boro Council within Greater London Authority Council located in the London Euro Region of the UK.

Bensham Lane is located 7.93 miles South from the centre of London, 20.04 miles East from the centre of Woking, 22.65 miles North East from the centre of Guildford and 27.21 miles South East from the centre of St Albans.

Road Name:Bensham Lane
Road Type:tertiary
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Postcodes for Bensham Lane

CR0 2RW
CR0 2RZ
CR0 2RX
CR0 2RU
CR0 2RR
CR0 2RQ
CR0 2RY
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bensham Lane is approximately 10.1821 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 Bensham Lane is a river called River Wandle which is approximately 3.52657 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bensham Lane is approximately 51 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 020
Telephone Exchange: THORNTON HEATH - LSTHO
Telephone Cabinet: P26
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTP
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 18.8
Median Speed: 15.7
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bensham Lane

35 Bensham Lane
Sale Price: £151,500
Sale Date: 27/05/2011
31 Bensham Lane
Sale Price: £188,000
Sale Date: 17/09/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Elmwood Infant School

Distance: 0.23 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 406
Address: Lodge Road, CR0 2PL
Telephone: 02086897681
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Lane to Elmwood Infant School

Elmwood Junior School

Distance: 0.23 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 478
Address: Lodge Road, CR0 2PL
Telephone: 02086844007
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Lane to Elmwood Junior School

Chestnut Park Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 57
Address: 49 St James Road, CR0 2UR
Telephone: 02037506090
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Lane to Chestnut Park Primary School

Ecclesbourne Primary School

Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 455
Address: Attlee Close, CR7 7FA
Telephone: 02086843187
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Lane to Ecclesbourne Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Croydon University Hospital

Address: 530 London Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7YE,
NHS Sector
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8401 3000
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Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Croydon University Hospital

BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital

Address: Poppy Lane, Croydon, CR9 8AB,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 0208 655 5500
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Distance: 3.58 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital

Purley War Memorial Hospital

Address: 856 Brighton Road, 856 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2YL,
NHS Sector
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8401 3000
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Distance: 5.02 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Purley War Memorial Hospital

Queen Mary's Hospital For Children

Address: Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1AA,
NHS Sector
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8296 2000
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Distance: 5.27 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Queen Mary's Hospital For Children
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

North Croydon Medical Centre

Address: North Croydon Medical Ctr, 518 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7HQ
Telephone: 0844 4773485
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to North Croydon Medical Centre

Chs Ent Service O/p Dept

Address: Croydon University Hosp, 530 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR7 7YE
Telephone: 020 84013503
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Chs Ent Service O/p Dept

Croydon Gp - Virgin Care Ooh

Address: Croydon Health Services, 530 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR7 7YE
Telephone: 020 84013410
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Croydon Gp - Virgin Care Ooh

Croydon Urgent Care Centre - Virgin Care

Address: Croydon Health Services, 530 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR7 7YE
Telephone: 020 84013013
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Croydon Urgent Care Centre - Virgin Care
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

London Road Dental Centre

Address: London Road Dental Centre, 227 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2RL
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to London Road Dental Centre

Linden Lodge Medical and Dental

Address: Linden Lodge Medical and Dental, 519 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6AR
Distance: 0.43 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Linden Lodge Medical and Dental

Gentle Dental Care

Address: Gentle Dental Care, 29a Whitehorse Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2JH
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Gentle Dental Care

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 28a London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2TA
Distance: 0.82 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Broad Green Library

89 Canterbury Road, Croydon, CR03HH
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 0.7 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to Broad Green Library

Thornton Heath Library

190 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Croydon, CR77JB
Telephone: 0208726 6900
Distance: 1.32 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to Thornton Heath Library

Croydon Central Library

Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR91ET
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 1.62 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to Croydon Central Library

Pollards Hill Library

New Horizons Centre, South Lodge Avenue, Mitcham, CR41LT
Telephone: 020 8274 5741
Distance: 2.24 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Waddon Station is 2.14 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham Lane to Waddon

Waddon station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Croydon South area on the South Central Inner Suburban stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashtead • Balham • Banstead • Battersea Park • Belmont • Bookham • Boxhill & Westhumble • Carshalton Beeches • Cheam • Clandon • Clapham Junction • Crystal Palace • Dorking • Effingham Junction • Epsom • Epsom Downs • Ewell East • Gipsy Hill • Guildford • Horsley • Leatherhead • London Bridge • London Road Guildford • Norbury • Norwood Junction • Selhurst • Streatham Common • Streatham Hill • Sutton (Surrey) • Thornton Heath • Victoria • Wallington • Wandsworth Common • West Croydon • West Norwood

South Croydon Station is 2.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham Lane to South Croydon

South Croydon station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Croydon Central area on the Windmill Bridge Jcn - Brighton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Anerley • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Caterham • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon Town • Dormans • East Croydon • East Grinstead • Forest Hill • Honor Oak Park • Hurst Green • Imperial Wharf • Kenley • Kensington Olympia • Kingswood • Lingfield • London Bridge • New Cross Gate • Norbury • Norwood Junction • Oxted • Penge West • Purley • Purley Oaks • Reedham (Greater London) • Riddlesdown • Sanderstead • Selhurst • Shepherds Bush • Streatham Common • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Thornton Heath • Upper Warlingham • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • West Brompton • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woldingham • Woodmansterne

Wallington Station is 4.11 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham Lane to Wallington

Wallington station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Carshalton and Wallington area on the South Central Inner Suburban stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashtead • Balham • Banstead • Battersea Park • Belmont • Bookham • Boxhill & Westhumble • Carshalton Beeches • Cheam • Clandon • Clapham Junction • Crystal Palace • Dorking • Effingham Junction • Epsom • Epsom Downs • Ewell East • Gipsy Hill • Guildford • Horsley • Leatherhead • London Bridge • London Road Guildford • Norbury • Norwood Junction • Selhurst • Streatham Common • Streatham Hill • Sutton (Surrey) • Thornton Heath • Victoria • Waddon • Wandsworth Common • West Croydon • West Norwood

Anerley Station is 4.13 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham Lane to Anerley

Anerley station is operated by London Overground in the Lewisham West and Penge area on the London Bridge - Windmill Bridge Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Brockley • Canada Water • Caterham • Chipstead • Coulsdon Town • Dalston Junction • East Croydon • Forest Hill • Haggerston • Honor Oak Park • Hoxton • Kenley • Kingswood • London Bridge • New Cross Gate • Norwood Junction • Penge West • Purley • Purley Oaks • Reedham (Greater London) • Rotherhithe • Shadwell • Shoreditch High Street • South Croydon • Surrey Quays • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Wapping • West Croydon • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woodmansterne

Tube Stations

Nearest Tube Stations

Colliers Wood is (Zone 3) 6.06 Kilometers away (3.77 miles)
Tooting Broadway is (Zone 3) 6.26 Kilometers away (3.89 miles)
Morden is (Zone 4) 6.33 Kilometers away (3.93 miles)
Tooting Bec is (Zone 3) 6.67 Kilometers away (4.14 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Wandsworth Riverside Quarter Pier is 10.64 Kilometers away
Directions from Bensham Lane to Wandsworth Riverside Quarter Pier
Chelsea Harbour Pier is 11.04 Kilometers away
Directions from Bensham Lane to Chelsea Harbour Pier
St George Wharf Pier is 11.25 Kilometers away
Directions from Bensham Lane to St George Wharf Pier
Cadogan Pier is 11.58 Kilometers away
Directions from Bensham Lane to Cadogan Pier
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bensham Lane is approximately 6.17 miles from the A23

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M23 J7/A23 - 12.35 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M23 J7/A23
Junction: M25 J7/M23 J8 - 13.6 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M25 J7/M23 J8
Junction: M25 J6/A22/B2235 - 14.44 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M25 J6/A22/B2235
Junction: M25 J8/A217 - 15.46 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M25 J8/A217

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

369-373 London Road Croydon CR0 3PB, CR0 3PB
Distance: 0.19 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Tesco Express

Lidl Superstore

99-101 London Road Croydon CR0 2RF, CR0 2RF
Distance: 0.7 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Lidl Superstore

Tesco Express

Tesco Express 111 Whitehorse Road Croydon CR0 2JJ, CR0 2JJ
Distance: 0.71 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Tesco Express

Morrisons Supermarket

138-142 North End Croydon CR0 1UE, CR0 1UE
Distance: 0.95 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Morrisons Supermarket

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Croydon
Distance: 3.33 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Museum of Croydon

Country Park

Attraction Name: South Norwood Country Park
Distance: 3.86 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to South Norwood Country Park

Museum

Attraction Name: Honeywood Heritage Centre
Distance: 4.56 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Honeywood Heritage Centre

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Crystal Palace
Distance: 4.58 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Crystal Palace

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Croydon London Boro
Visit the Council's Website
Taberner House
Park Lane
Croydon
CR9 3JS
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 020 8726 6000
County Council: Greater London Authority
Address:
Within the electoral area of Selhurst Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Croydon North
The Member of Parliament is Reed, Steve
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01001117
Ons Area Name:Croydon 015C
Average Age : 33.16
Population: 2761.00
Male Population: 1359.00 (49.22%)
Female Population: 1402.00 (50.78%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 54 (1.96%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
Welcome to the Selhurst Safer Neighbourhoods Team page.
Our team is comprised of Police Officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and we are dedicated to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live in, work in and visit. We listen and talk to you, and find out what affects your daily life and feelings of security. Our priorities are then set by the local community and we work with you and other agencies to find a lasting solution.
You can contact us via e-mail or phone. As part of the Policing Pledge we will respond to every message directed to us within 24 hours. However, we are not a 24-hour response team, so if it is an emergency please call 999.
For more information about local policing visit the main Safer Neighbourhoods website.
For more information about local crime statistics in your ward, please visit the local crime maps website for Selhurst Safer Neighbourhoods Team.
Visit Police Website
Email Police
Telephone: 020 8721 2711
Policing Links:
Selhurst Saferneighbourhoods Team
Local Crime

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime301
Criminal-damage-arson60
Drugs96
Shoplifting89
Other-theft90
Possession-of-weapons20
Burglary58
Public-order56
Other-crime11
Vehicle-crime32
Robbery44
Theft-from-the-person11
Bicycle-theft5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bensham Lane

OS Reference: 531772, 166885
OS Grid Reference: TQ318669
Latitude and Longitude: 51.385196393996, -0.10611261150959
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 10.1821 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bensham Lane

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
Broad Green
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Greater London
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