Bensham Lane

Postcode: CR7 7EN

Bensham Lane is a street in the settlement of Croydon which is within the electoral area of Bensham Manor 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 7.44 miles South from the centre of London, 20.29 miles East from the centre of Woking, 22.99 miles North East from the centre of Guildford and 26.8 miles South East from the centre of St Albans.

Road Name:Bensham Lane
Road Type:tertiary
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Nearby Roads

Bert Road

Lakehall Road

postcodes

Postcodes for Bensham Lane

CR7 7EN
CR7 7EP
CR7 7EQ
CR7 7ER
CR7 7ES
CR7 7ET
CR7 7EU
CR7 7EW
Height

Height

The Central point of Bensham Lane is approximately 49 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 020
Telephone Exchange: THORNTON HEATH - LSTHO
Telephone Cabinet: P25
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 19.7
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 30
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bensham Lane

178 Bensham Lane
Sale Price: £310,000
Sale Date: 14/08/2014
178 Bensham Lane
Sale Price: £228,000
Sale Date: 28/05/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Ecclesbourne Primary School

Distance: 0.2 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

Bensham Manor School

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 188
Address: Ecclesbourne Road, CR7 7BN
Telephone: 02086840116
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Lane to Bensham Manor School

Paxton Academy Sports and Science

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Free School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 117
Address: 159 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7JP
Telephone: 02086832308
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Lane to Paxton Academy Sports and Science

Elmwood Junior School

Distance: 0.62 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
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: 0.51 (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: 3.54 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital

Bethlem Royal Hospital

Address: Monks Orchard Road, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, London,
NHS Sector
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 3228 6000
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Distance: 5.35 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Bethlem Royal 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: 5.64 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Queen Mary's Hospital For Children
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Brigstock & South Norwood Partnership

Address: 141 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JN
Telephone: 020 86841128
Distance: 0.41 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Brigstock & South Norwood Partnership

Rainbow Health Centre

Address: 141 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JN
Telephone: 020 82519280
Distance: 0.41 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Rainbow Health Centre

Brigstock Family Practice

Address: Brigstock Family Practice, 83 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JH
Telephone: 020 86897800
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Brigstock Family Practice

Communitas Clinics - Sussex Dermatology

Address: Brigstock Family Practice, 83 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JH
Telephone: 020 86836734
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Communitas Clinics - Sussex Dermatology
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

97 Brigstock Road

Address: 97 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JL
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to 97 Brigstock Road

Brigstock Dental Practice

Address: Brigstock Dental Practice, 97 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JL
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Brigstock Dental Practice

Dental Department

Address: Dental Department, Mayday University Hospital, London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JL
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Dental Department

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 230 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JD
Distance: 0.43 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Thornton Heath Library

190 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Croydon, CR77JB
Telephone: 0208726 6900
Distance: 0.5 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to Thornton Heath Library

Broad Green Library

89 Canterbury Road, Croydon, CR03HH
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 1.25 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to Broad Green Library

Norbury Library

Beatrice Avenue, Norbury, Croydon, SW164UW
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 1.86 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to Norbury Library

South Norwood Library

Lawrence Road/Selhurst Road, South Norwood, Croydon, SE255AA
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Lane to South Norwood Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Waddon Station is 2.97 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 3.41 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

Anerley Station is 3.43 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

Penge West Station is 4.09 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham Lane to Penge West

Penge West 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: • Anerley • 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 • 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) 5.81 Kilometers away (3.61 miles)
Tooting Broadway is (Zone 3) 5.86 Kilometers away (3.64 miles)
Tooting Bec is (Zone 3) 6.16 Kilometers away (3.83 miles)
Morden is (Zone 4) 6.37 Kilometers away (3.96 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Wandsworth Riverside Quarter Pier is 10.16 Kilometers away
Directions from Bensham Lane to Wandsworth Riverside Quarter Pier
Chelsea Harbour Pier is 10.45 Kilometers away
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St George Wharf Pier is 10.5 Kilometers away
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Cadogan Pier is 10.92 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bensham Lane is approximately 6.67 miles from the A23

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M23 J7/A23 - 13.18 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M23 J7/A23
Junction: M25 J7/M23 J8 - 14.41 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M25 J7/M23 J8
Junction: M25 J6/A22/B2235 - 15.17 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M25 J6/A22/B2235
Junction: M25 J8/A217 - 16.28 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Lane to M25 J8/A217

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland

52 Brigstock Road Thornton Heath CR7 8RX, CR7 8RX
Distance: 0.69 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Iceland

Tesco Stores

2-32 Brigstock Road Thornton Heath CR7 8RX, CR7 8RX
Distance: 0.69 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Tesco Stores

Londis

784A London Road Thornton Heath CR7 6JB, CR7 6JB
Distance: 0.7 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Londis

Lidl

845 London Road Thornton Heath CR7 6AW, CR7 6AW
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Lane to Lidl

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: South Norwood Country Park
Distance: 3.42 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to South Norwood Country Park

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Crystal Palace
Distance: 3.8 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Crystal Palace

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Croydon
Distance: 3.96 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Museum of Croydon

Museum

Attraction Name: Honeywood Heritage Centre
Distance: 5.18 (km)
Directions from Bensham Lane to Honeywood Heritage Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Croydon London Boro
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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 Bensham Manor Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Croydon North
The Member of Parliament is Steve Reed
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In the 2017 General Election Steve Reed won with a majority of 32365 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 87461
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01001004
Ons Area Name:Croydon 015A
Average Age : 30.70
Population: 2129.00
Male Population: 984.00 (46.22%)
Female Population: 1145.00 (53.78%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 56 (2.63%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime245
Public-order42
Criminal-damage-arson37
Possession-of-weapons22
Drugs55
Vehicle-crime30
Other-crime9
Burglary27
Shoplifting29
Robbery45
Other-theft35
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: 531973, 167684
OS Grid Reference: TQ320677
Latitude and Longitude: 51.392330891248, -0.1029284075404
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 9.6918 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bensham Lane

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
Thornton Heath
Croydon
Greater London
London
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