Benson Drive

Postcode: EX39 1UX

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Road Name:Benson Drive
Road Type:residential

Benson Drive is a street in the settlement of Northam governed by Northam Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Northam Ward in the administration area of Torridge District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Benson Drive is located 180.49 miles West from the centre of London, 7.09 miles South West from the centre of Barnstaple, 36.63 miles North West from the centre of Exeter and 41.76 miles South from the centre of Swansea.

Benson Drive is approximately 0.30 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 54 metres above sea level


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Postcodes for Benson Drive

EX39 1UX
EX39 1UY


The Central point of Benson Drive is approximately 54 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01237 - Bideford
Area Code: 01805 - Great Torrington
Area Code: 01271 - Barnstaple

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Benson Drive

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

The Shoe Box - northam
Set in Northam in the Devon Region, this holiday home is 12 km from Barnstaple. The property boasts views of the city and is 20 km from Ilfracombe. The kitchen comes with an oven. A TV and DVD player are featured.
Address:, EX39 1BS, Northam nr. Bideford
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£42.85
Durrant House Hotel - bideford
Star Rating:3 Stars
This 3-star hotel is on the outskirts of the historic port of Bideford and has views over the Torridge estuary. It has free Wi-Fi, free parking, a sauna and an outdoor pool.
Address:Heywood Road, Northam, EX39 3QB, Bideford
Number of Rooms:125
Lowest Price Room:£60
Highest Price Room:£160
Old Barn Bed and Breakfast - westward-ho
Old Barn is a charming restored farmhouse within 15 minutes
Address:Old Barn, Heywood Road, Northam, Nr Westward Ho!, Devon, EX39 3QB, Westward Ho!
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£65
The Old Coach House - northam
The Old Coach House is a holiday home set in Northam in the Devon Region and is 12 km from Barnstaple. You can fire up the barbecue for a tasty meal and enjoy the garden in fair weather. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.
Address:, EX39, Northam
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£54.57
Orchard Hill Hotel - bideford
Set in an elegant Victorian building, Orchard Hill Hotel overlooks the River Torridge in Bideford. This small family-run hotel offers bed-and-breakfast accommodation with free WiFi, a bar, and a large guest lounge and dining room.
Address:Orchard Hill, EX39 2QY, Bideford
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£63.75
Highest Price Room:£120

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torridge District
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Riverbank House
EX39 2QG
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Telephone Number: 01237 428 700
County Council: Devon County
Within the electoral area of Northam Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torridge and West Devon
The Member of Parliament is Cox, Geoffrey
Within the area of Northam Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Benson Drive

26 Benson Drive
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 08/02/2016
16 Benson Drive
Sale Price: £204,950
Sale Date: 03/10/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020298
Ons Area Name:Torridge 002A
Average Age : 51.87
Population: 2060.00
Male Population: 943.00 (45.78%)
Female Population: 1117.00 (54.22%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 12 (0.58%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The beat areas of Northam, Appledore, Westward Ho! and Hartland encompass the rural villages around Bideford.

The North Torridge Coastal area. 

Westward Ho! was named after a book by Charles Kingsley and is famous for its 2 miles of sandy beach where surfers enjoy the breaks and Pebble Ridge which is rebuilt each year to protect the Burrows from the sea.

The village of Appledore lies just along the coast from Westward Ho! and is also popular with tourists who visit each year to enjoy the peaceful surroundings and many festivals that are run, including annual book & music festivals.

Northam encompasses Appledore and Westward Ho! to Form the Northam Town Council, who's Chambers are located in Windmill lane Northam.

The Hartland Rural Beat Area covered by PCSO's, John McGovern and Liz Rendle is very large. It begins with the commercial side of Westward Ho! extending west to the Cornish border at Welcombe Cross encompassing Abbotsham, Horns Cross, Bucks Cross, Clovelly, Hartland and Welcombe before returning east through Meddon to Powlers Piece and then on to Buckland Brewer taking in Woolsery, Parkham, Littleham and Landcross. As the name implies it is a largely rural area with its own unique demands.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Location details

Location Details

Benson Drive

OS Reference: 245344, 128838
OS Grid Reference: SS453288
Latitude and Longitude: 51.037522449002, -4.2061361786363
Approximate distance to the Coast: 0.30 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Benson Drive

Map Number: 180
Map Name: Barnstaple and Ilfracombe
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Barnstaple Rail Station is 10.87 Kilometers away (6.75 miles)
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station is 13.03 Kilometers away (8.1 miles)
Umberleigh Rail Station is 16.40 Kilometers away (10.19 miles)
Portsmouth Arms Rail Station is 20.15 Kilometers away (12.52 miles)

Nearest Airports

Swansea Airport is 63.56 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 65.27 Kilometers away
Plymouth City Airport is 68.82 Kilometers away
Cardiff International Airport is 72.71 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Appledore Ferry Landing is 2.11 Kilometers away
Bideford Ferry Landing is 2.15 Kilometers away
Instow Ferry Landing is 2.30 Kilometers away
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing is 20.36 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Benson Drive is approximately 23.22 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 61.13 Km Away
Junction: M5 J27/A361/A38 - 61.23 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 62.69 Km Away

Health Clinics

Northam Surgery
Northam Surgery, Bay View Road, Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX391AZ
Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 474994
Wooda Surgery
The Wooda Surgery, Clarence Wharf, Barnstaple Street, Bideford, Devon, EX394AU
Distance: 2.30 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 471071
Bideford Medical Centre
Bideford Medical Centre, Abbotsham Road, Bideford, Devon, EX393AF
Distance: 2.35 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 476363
Fremington Medical Centre
Fremington Medical Centre, Beards Farm, Fremington, Barnstaple, Devon, EX312NT
Distance: 7.02 Kilometers
Telephone: 01271 376655
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Northam Library

Fore Street, Northam, EX391AW
Distance: 0.28 Miles
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Appledore Library

The Quay, Appledore, EX391QS
Distance: 1.26 Miles
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Bideford Library

New Road, Bideford, EX392HR
Distance: 1.48 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Northam Burrows Country Park
Distance: 1.90 (km)


Attraction Name: Bideford Railway Museum, Burton Museum and Art Gallery
Distance: 2.34 (km)


Attraction Name: North Devon Maritime Museum
Distance: 2.35 (km)


Attraction Name: Tapeley Park Gardens
Distance: 2.56 (km)

Nearest Schools

St Margaret's Church of England (Aided) Junior School

Distance: 0.68 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Seaview Road, Morwenna Park, Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX39 1EL
Telephone: (01237) 473569

St George's Church of England (VA) Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.85 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Jackets Lane, Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX39 1HT
Telephone: (01237) 477262

St Mary's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.42 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Chanters Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QN
Telephone: (01237) 477288

Appledore Community Primary School

Distance: 1.56 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Richmond Road, Appledore, Bideford, Devon, EX39 1PF
Telephone: (01237) 474365

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 8.8
Median Speed: 6.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 15
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