Benson Road

Postcode: B18 5EB

Benson Road is a street in the settlement of Birmingham which is within the electoral area of Soho Ward in the administration area of Birmingham District Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Benson Road is located 103.86 miles North West from the centre of London, 1.72 miles North West from the centre of Birmingham, 18.81 miles West from the centre of Coventry and 24.34 miles North East from the centre of Worcester.

Road Name:Benson Road
Road Type:tertiary
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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B18 5EB
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Benson Road is approximately 71.2963 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 135 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Benson Road is a canal called Birmingham Canal which is approximately 0.575705 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Benson Road is approximately 135 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0121
Telephone Exchange: NORTHERN - CMNOR
Telephone Cabinet: P74
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 22.9
Median Speed: 20.9
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 4
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Benson Road

28 Benson Road
Sale Price: £135,000
Sale Date: 11/07/2008
30 Benson Road
Sale Price: £128,500
Sale Date: 05/04/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Benson Community School

Distance: 0.17 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 596
Address: Benson Road, Hockley, B18 5TD
Telephone: 01215544913
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to Benson Community School

St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Handsworth

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 164
Address: Piers Road, Handsworth, B21 0UX
Telephone: 01215547818
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Handsworth

James Watt Primary School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 473
Address: Boulton Road, Soho, B21 0RE
Telephone: 01214644736
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to James Watt Primary School

Oasis Academy Boulton

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 253
Address: Boulton Road, B21 0RE
Telephone: 01214644228
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to Oasis Academy Boulton
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

City Hospital

Address: Dudley Road, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH,
NHS Sector
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 554 3801
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.83 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to City Hospital

Birmingham Dental Hospital

Address: St Chad's Circus, Birmingham,
NHS Sector
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 466 5000
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Distance: 2.77 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Birmingham Dental Hospital

Birmingham Children

Address: Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham,
NHS Sector
Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0121 333 9999
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Distance: 2.84 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Birmingham Children

Optegra Birmingham Eye Hospital

Address: Aston University, The Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET,
Independent Sector
Other Private Healthcare Providers
Telephone: 0121 204 3800
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.98 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Optegra Birmingham Eye Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Aqp Anticoag Soho Health Centre

Address: Aqp Anticoag Soho H/c, 247-251 Soho Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9RY
Telephone: 0121 2550700
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Aqp Anticoag Soho Health Centre

Kirpal Medical Practice

Address: Kirpal Medical Practice, Soho Road Health Centre, 247-251 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 9RY
Telephone: 0121 4654620
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Kirpal Medical Practice

Soho Health Centre

Address: Soho Health Centre, 247-251 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 9RY
Telephone: 0121 4654479
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Soho Health Centre

Soho Road Health Centre

Address: Soho Road Health Centre, 247-251 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 9RY
Telephone: 0121 4654660
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Soho Road Health Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

78 Soho Road

Address: 78 Soho Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9BN
Distance: 0.61 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to 78 Soho Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 271 Soho Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9SA
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Dental Surgery

Grove Lane Dental Surgery

Address: Grove Lane Dental Surgery, 105 Grove Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9HF
Distance: 1.11 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Grove Lane Dental Surgery

Summerfield Primary Health Care

Address: Summerfield Primary Health Care, 134 Heath Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 7AL
Distance: 1.13 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Summerfield Primary Health Care
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Handsworth Library

Soho Road, Birmingham, B219DP
Telephone: 0121 464 1185
Distance: 0.61 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Handsworth Library

Summerfield Neighbourhood Library

Summerfield Community Centre, Winson Green Road, Birmingham, B184EJ
Telephone: 0121 464 7422
Distance: 1.31 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Summerfield Neighbourhood Library

Spring Hill Library

Spring Hill, Birmingham, B187BH
Telephone: 0121 464 7422
Distance: 1.52 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Spring Hill Library

Ladywood Library

Community & Health Centre, St.Vincent Street West, Birmingham, B168RP
Telephone: 0121 464 8639
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Ladywood Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Smethwick Rolfe Street Station is 2.65 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Smethwick Rolfe Street

Smethwick Rolfe Street station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Warley area on the Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adderley Park • Aston • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Coseley • Coventry • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Lea Hall • Marston Green • Perry Barr • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Witton • Wolverhampton

Perry Barr Station is 2.93 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Perry Barr

Perry Barr station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Birmingham, Perry Barr area on the Stechford - Wolverhampton via Aston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Coseley • Crewe • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hamstead • Hartford • Hednesford • Landywood • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton

Smethwick Galton Bridge Station is 3.35 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Smethwick Galton Bridge

Smethwick Galton Bridge station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Warley area on the Birmingham Snow Hill - Stourbridge Junction stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abergele & Pensarn • Aberystwyth • Acton Bridge • Adderley Park • Alsager • Aston • Bangor (Gwynedd) • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Bodorgan • Borth • Caersws • Chester • Chirk • Colwyn Bay • Conwy • Coseley • Coventry • Crewe • Deganwy • Dovey Junction • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Flint • Gobowen • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Hartford • Holyhead • Kidsgrove • Lea Hall • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Llandudno • Llandudno Junction • Llanfairfechan • Llanfairpwll • Machynlleth • Marston Green • Nantwich • Newtown • Penkridge • Penmaenmawr • Perry Barr • Prees • Prestatyn • Rhosneigr • Rhyl • Ruabon • Rugby • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Shotton • Shrewsbury • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Tame Bridge Parkway • Telford Central • Tile Hill • Tipton • Ty Croes • Valley • Walsall • Wellington • Welshpool • Wem • Whitchurch (Salop) • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton • Wrenbury • Wrexham General • Yorton

Witton Station is 3.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Witton

Witton station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Birmingham, Perry Barr area on the Stechford - Wolverhampton via Aston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Coseley • Crewe • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hamstead • Hartford • Hednesford • Landywood • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Winsford • Wolverhampton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 14.41 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Road to Birmingham International Airport
Coventry Airport is 34.11 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Road to Coventry Airport
East Midlands Airport is 54.65 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Road to East Midlands Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 68.89 Kilometers away Directions from Benson Road to Gloucestershire Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 93.64 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Sharpness Old Docks
Lydney Harbour is 95.85 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Lydney Harbour
Bristol Docks Ferry Landing is 122.32 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Bristol Docks Ferry Landing
Castle Park Ferry Landing is 124.23 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Castle Park Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Benson Road is approximately 2.21 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J1/A41/A4252 - 3.37 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M5 J1/A41/A4252
Junction: M6 J6/A38(M)/A38/A5127 - 4.76 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M6 J6/A38(M)/A38/A5127
Junction: M6 J8/M5 - 5.48 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M6 J8/M5
Junction: M5 J2/A4123(T) - 5.94 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M5 J2/A4123(T)

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Khans Foodstore Ltd

77 Nineveh Road, Birmingham, B21 0SU
Distance: 0.5 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to Khans Foodstore Ltd

S & D Supermarket

171 Soho Road, Birmingham, B21 9SU
Distance: 0.6 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to S & D Supermarket

International Supermarket

140 Soho Road, Birmingham, B21 9LN
Distance: 0.65 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to International Supermarket

Iceland Foods Plc

Ground Floor, 210-214 Soho Road, Birmingham, B21 9LR
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to Iceland Foods Plc

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Soho House Museum
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Soho House Museum

Aquarium

Attraction Name: National Sea Life Centre
Distance: 2.43 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to National Sea Life Centre

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: St Chad's Cathedral
Distance: 2.48 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to St Chad's Cathedral

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Galton Valley Canal Heritage Centre
Distance: 2.68 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Galton Valley Canal Heritage Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Birmingham District
Visit the Council's Website
Council House
Victoria Square
Birmingham
B1 1BB
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0121 303 1111
Within the electoral area of Soho Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Birmingham, Ladywood
The Member of Parliament is Mahmood, Shabana
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01009360
Ons Area Name:Birmingham 047D
Average Age : 31.24
Population: 2435.00
Male Population: 1146.00 (47.06%)
Female Population: 1289.00 (52.94%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 138 (5.67%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
Visit Police Website
Email Police
Telephone: 101 ext 862 6052
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime143
Other-theft49
Criminal-damage-arson49
Vehicle-crime39
Bicycle-theft3
Public-order28
Shoplifting13
Burglary43
Robbery32
Drugs15
Theft-from-the-person11
Other-crime6
Possession-of-weapons2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Benson Road

OS Reference: 404747, 288810
OS Grid Reference: SP047888
Latitude and Longitude: 52.496808392865, -1.9300692606344
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 71.2963 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Benson Road

Map Number: 139
Map Name: Birmingham
Winson Green
Birmingham
West Midlands
West Midlands
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