Berkshire Close

Postcode: ME5 7SE

Berkshire Close is a street in the settlement of Chatham which is within the electoral area of Princes Park Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Berkshire Close is located 29.87 miles East from the centre of London, 6.16 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 23.89 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 25.97 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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ME5 7SE
Height

Height

The Central point of Berkshire Close is approximately 59 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01634
Telephone Exchange: BLUE BELL HILL - NDBLH
Telephone Cabinet: P29
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 23.1
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 17
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Berkshire Close

27 Berkshire Close
Sale Price: £220,000
Sale Date: 28/07/2017
4 Berkshire Close
Sale Price: £120,000
Sale Date: 28/07/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Kingfisher Community Primary School

Distance: 0.41 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 220
Address: Kingfisher Drive, Princes Park, ME5 7NX
Telephone: 01634661540
Website: Visit School Website
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Luton Infant & Nursery School

Distance: 1.03 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 293
Address: Alexandra Road, ME4 5AP
Telephone: 01634843019
Website: Visit School Website
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Luton Junior School

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 325
Address: Luton Road, ME4 5AW
Telephone: 01634844149
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The Victory Academy

Distance: 1.22 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 748
Address: Magpie Hall Road, ME4 5JB
Telephone: 01634303005
Website: Visit School Website
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 1.86 (km)
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St Bartholomews Hospital

Address: New Road, Rochester, ME1 1DS,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01634 810900
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Distance: 3.14 (km)
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Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 3.96 (km)
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BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 9.72 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Stonecross and West Drive Surgery

Address: Stonecross & West Dr Surg, 25 Street End Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0AA
Telephone: 01634 842334
Distance: 0.75 (km)
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The Churchill Clinic

Address: The Churchill Clinic, 94 Churchill Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0DL
Telephone: 01634 842397
Distance: 0.82 (km)
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Walderslade Medical Ctr. Surgery P

Address: Walderslade Medical Ctr, 94 Churchill Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0DL
Telephone: 01634 668160
Distance: 0.82 (km)
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College Health Sterling

Address: Sterling House, Second Avenue, Luton, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5AU
Telephone: 01634 810170
Distance: 0.88 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 56 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YN
Distance: 1.49 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 193 Nelson Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4NB
Distance: 1.77 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 86 Rock Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5PS
Distance: 1.82 (km)
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7 - 8 Ambley Green

Address: 7 - 8 Ambley Green, Gillingham Business Park, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0NJ
Distance: 2.07 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Luton Library

2 Nelson Terrace, Medway, ME57LA
Telephone: 01634 406923
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Walderslade Hook Meadow Library

King George Road, Chatham, ME50TZ
Telephone: 01634 861531
Distance: 1.96 Kilometres
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Hempstead Library

Hempstead Road, Gillingham, ME73QG
Telephone: 01634 361544
Distance: 2.22 Kilometres
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Walderslade Village Library

Walderslade Centre, Chatham, ME59LR
Telephone: 01634 686467
Distance: 2.78 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 4.98 Kilometers away

Directions from Berkshire Close to Strood

Strood station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Ashford International • Aylesford • Beltring • Belvedere • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Cuxton • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • East Farleigh • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Halling • Herne Bay • Higham • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • New Hythe • Northfleet • Paddock Wood • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Swanscombe • Tonbridge • Walmer • Wateringbury • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard • Yalding

Cuxton Station is 5.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Berkshire Close to Cuxton

Cuxton station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Halling Station is 7.03 Kilometers away

Directions from Berkshire Close to Halling

Halling station is operated by Southeastern in the Rochester and Strood area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Snodland Station is 7.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Berkshire Close to Snodland

Snodland station is operated by Southeastern in the Chatham and Aylesford area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Gravesend • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 25.48 Kilometers away Directions from Berkshire Close to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 35.67 Kilometers away Directions from Berkshire Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 37.81 Kilometers away Directions from Berkshire Close to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 52.74 Kilometers away Directions from Berkshire Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 15.41 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 15.88 Kilometers away
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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 33.8 Kilometers away
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Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 34.79 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Berkshire Close is approximately 2.22 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 3.83 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 3.92 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 5.67 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 7.28 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

My Local

Supermarket, Churchill Avenue, Wayfield, ME5 0DE
Distance: 0.67 Kilometres
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NISA Local

121 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2YX
Distance: 1.5 Kilometres
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Mace Express

143 Palmerston Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6LT
Distance: 1.6 Kilometres
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Co-op

302D-304 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5JP
Distance: 1.76 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm
Distance: 1.36 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rochester Art Gallery
Distance: 1.38 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Capstone Farm Country Park, Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.47 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Ambley Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.51 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Medway
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Gun Wharf
Dock Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TR
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Telephone Number: 01634 306 000
Within the electoral area of Princes Park Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Chatham and Aylesford
The Member of Parliament is Tracey Crouch
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In the 2017 General Election Tracey Crouch won with a majority of 10458 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 70419
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016083
Ons Area Name:Medway 031D
Average Age : 38.46
Population: 1334.00
Male Population: 626.00 (46.93%)
Female Population: 708.00 (53.07%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 44 (3.3%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime201
Possession-of-weapons5
Shoplifting13
Drugs9
Burglary20
Other-crime10
Public-order23
Criminal-damage-arson35
Vehicle-crime32
Other-theft24
Bicycle-theft3
Robbery2
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Berkshire Close

OS Reference: 577294, 165584
OS Grid Reference: TQ773656
Latitude and Longitude: 51.361115016025, 0.546895905951
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.03815 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Berkshire Close

Map Number: 178
Map Name: Thames Estuary
Wayfield
Medway
South East
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