Benson Road

Postcode: SE23 3RJ

Benson Road is a street in the settlement of Lewisham which is within the electoral area of Forest Hill Ward in the administration area of Lewisham London Boro Council within Greater London Authority Council located in the London Euro Region of the UK.

Benson Road is located 4.58 miles South East from the centre of London, 23.47 miles North East from the centre of Woking, 24.58 miles South East from the centre of St Albans and 26.68 miles North East from the centre of Guildford.

Road Name:Benson Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Benson Road

SE23 3RJ
SE23 3RL
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Benson Road is approximately 4.07277 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 76 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Benson Road is an unnamed lake which is approximately 2.65824 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Benson Road is approximately 76 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 020
Telephone Exchange: FOREST HILL - LSFOR
Telephone Cabinet: P17
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTP
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 22.4
Median Speed: 17.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 25
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Benson Road

12a Benson Road
Sale Price: £640,000
Sale Date: 27/05/2016
10 Benson Road
Sale Price: £1,472,000
Sale Date: 20/11/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Fairlawn Primary School

Distance: 0.28 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 528
Address: Honor Oak Road, SE23 3SB
Telephone: 02086997948
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to Fairlawn Primary School

Horniman Primary School

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 255
Address: Horniman Drive, SE23 3BP
Telephone: 02086993190
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to Horniman Primary School

St George's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 238
Address: Perry Vale, Forest Hill, SE23 2NE
Telephone: 02086995127
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to St George's CofE Primary School

St Francesca Cabrini Primary School

Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 409
Address: Forest Hill Road, Honor Oak, SE23 3LE
Telephone: 02086998862
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benson Road to St Francesca Cabrini Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Dulwich Community Hospital

Address: East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8PT,
NHS Sector
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.54 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Dulwich Community Hospital

University Hospital Lewisham

Address: Lewisham High Street, London,
NHS Sector
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8333 3000
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Distance: 2.78 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to University Hospital Lewisham

Cygnet Lodge Lewisham

Address: 44 Lewisham Park, Lewisham, London,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 020 8314 5123
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Distance: 2.96 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Cygnet Lodge Lewisham

Maudsley Hospital

Address: Denmark Hill, London,
NHS Sector
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 3228 6000
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Distance: 3.79 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Maudsley Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

The Jenner Practice

Address: Jenner Health Centre, 201 Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 1HU
Telephone: 020 30492960
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to The Jenner Practice

Vale Medical Centre

Address: The Vale Medical Centre, 195-197 Perry Vale, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2JF
Telephone: 020 82917007
Distance: 1.17 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Vale Medical Centre

Forest Hill Group Practice

Address: The Forest Hill Grp Pract, 1 Forest Hill Road, Honor Oak, Dulwich, London, SE22 0SQ
Telephone: 020 82991234
Distance: 1.19 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Forest Hill Group Practice

Woolstone Medical Centre

Address: Woolstone Medical Centre, Woolstone Road, London, SE23 2SG
Telephone: 020 86991062
Distance: 1.32 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Woolstone Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Vass Dental Practice

Address: Vass Dental Practice, 22a London Road, London, SE23 3HF
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Vass Dental Practice

Stanstead Road Dental Practice

Address: Stanstead Road Dental Practice, 138 Stanstead Road, London, SE23 1BX
Distance: 0.6 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Stanstead Road Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 59a Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3HN
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Dental Surgery

Forest Hill Dental Surgery

Address: Forest Hill Dental Surgery, 3 Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3HN
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Forest Hill Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Forest Hill Library

82 Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, London, SE233HZ
Telephone: 020 8314 6399
Distance: 1 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Forest Hill Library

Dulwich Library

368 Lordship Lane, London, SE228NB
Telephone: 0208 693 5171
Distance: 1.55 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Dulwich Library

Crofton Park Community Library

375 Brockley Road , Brockley, London, SE42AG
Telephone: 020 8314 6399
Distance: 1.79 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Crofton Park Community Library

Sydenham Community Library

210 Sydenham Road, London, SE265SE
Telephone: 020 8314 6399
Distance: 2.13 Kilometres
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Directions from Benson Road to Sydenham Community Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Forest Hill Station is 0.53 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Forest Hill

Forest Hill 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 • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Canada Water • Caterham • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon Town • Crystal Palace • Dalston Junction • East Croydon • Gipsy 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 • Streatham Hill • Surrey Quays • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • Wapping • West Croydon • West Norwood • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woodmansterne

Honor Oak Park Station is 0.86 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Honor Oak Park

Honor Oak Park station is operated by London Overground in the Lewisham, Deptford area on the London Bridge - Windmill Bridge Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Anerley • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Canada Water • Caterham • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon Town • Crystal Palace • Dalston Junction • East Croydon • Forest Hill • Gipsy Hill • Haggerston • 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 • Streatham Hill • Surrey Quays • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • Wapping • West Croydon • West Norwood • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woodmansterne

Crofton Park Station is 1.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Crofton Park

Crofton Park station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Lewisham, Deptford area on the Victoria Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackfriars • Broadstairs • Bromley South • Catford • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • City Thameslink • Cricklewood • Denmark Hill • Dumpton Park • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Faversham • Flitwick • Gillingham (Kent) • Harlington • Harpenden • Hendon • Herne Bay • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Margate • Mill Hill Broadway • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Petts Wood • Radlett • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Ravensbourne • Rochester • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • Sittingbourne • St.Albans City • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • West Hampstead Thameslink • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable

Sydenham Station is 1.87 Kilometers away

Directions from Benson Road to Sydenham

Sydenham 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 • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Canada Water • Caterham • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon Town • Crystal Palace • Dalston Junction • East Croydon • Forest Hill • Gipsy 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 • Streatham Hill • Surrey Quays • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • Wapping • West Croydon • West Norwood • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woodmansterne

Tube Stations

Nearest Tube Stations

New Cross Gate is (Zone 2) 3.64 Kilometers away (2.26 miles)
Lewisham is (Zone 2) 3.65 Kilometers away (2.27 miles)
Elverson Road is (Zone 2) 3.77 Kilometers away (2.34 miles)
New Cross is (Zone 2) 3.91 Kilometers away (2.43 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Masthouse Terrace Pier is 5.3 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Masthouse Terrace Pier
Greenwich Pier is 5.34 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Greenwich Pier
Greenland Pier for Surrey Quays is 5.8 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Greenland Pier for Surrey Quays
Hilton Docklands Nelson Dock Pier is 6.87 Kilometers away
Directions from Benson Road to Hilton Docklands Nelson Dock Pier
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Benson Road is approximately 9.16 miles from the A20

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J1/A4/A406/A205/A315 - 16.65 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M4 J1/A4/A406/A205/A315
Junction: M4 J2/A4 - 17.4 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M4 J2/A4
Junction: M11 J4/A406 - 17.79 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M11 J4/A406
Junction: M25 J4 - 18.12 Km Away
Directions from Benson Road to M25 J4

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-op Welcome

1 Waldram Park Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2PW
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to Co-op Welcome

Sainsburys

30 London Road, London, SE23 3HF
Distance: 0.49 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to Sainsburys

Brockley Supermarket

94-96 Brockley Rise, Crofton Park, London, SE23 1LN
Distance: 1.01 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to Brockley Supermarket

Tesco Stores Ltd

149 Kirkdale, London, SE26 4QJ
Distance: 1.45 Kilometres
Directions from Benson Road to Tesco Stores Ltd

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Horniman Museum and Gardens
Distance: 0.51 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Horniman Museum and Gardens

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Nunhead Cemetery Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.96 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Nunhead Cemetery Nature Reserve

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Herne Hill Stadium, Dulwich Picture Gallery
Distance: 2.53 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Herne Hill Stadium, Dulwich Picture Gallery

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Crystal Palace
Distance: 2.91 (km)
Directions from Benson Road to Crystal Palace

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Lewisham London Boro
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Town Hall
Catford
London
SE6 4RU
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 020 8314 6000
County Council: Greater London Authority
Address:
Within the electoral area of Forest Hill Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Lewisham West and Penge
The Member of Parliament is Dowd, Jim
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01003254
Ons Area Name:Lewisham 021A
Average Age : 40.73
Population: 1437.00
Male Population: 727.00 (50.59%)
Female Population: 710.00 (49.41%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 19 (1.32%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime26
Burglary21
Violent-crime87
Other-crime6
Public-order20
Criminal-damage-arson18
Drugs11
Shoplifting2
Other-theft26
Robbery17
Bicycle-theft3
Theft-from-the-person2
Possession-of-weapons2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Benson Road

OS Reference: 535364, 173473
OS Grid Reference: TQ354735
Latitude and Longitude: 51.443560200145, -0.052002550952183
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 4.07277 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Benson Road

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
Forest Hill
Lewisham
Greater London
London
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