Besson Street

Postcode: SE14 5AE

Besson Street is a street in the settlement of Lewisham which is within the electoral area of Telegraph 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.

Besson Street is located 3.15 miles South East from the centre of London, 22.87 miles South East from the centre of St Albans, 24.5 miles North East from the centre of Woking and 28.03 miles North East from the centre of Guildford.

Road Name:Besson Street
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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Postcodes for Besson Street

SE14 5AE
SE14 5AT
SE14 5AU
Height

Height

The Central point of Besson Street is approximately 7 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 020
Telephone Exchange: NEW CROSS - CLNEW
Telephone Cabinet: P30
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 19.3
Median Speed: 16
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 64
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Besson Street

Flat 7 The Courtyard, 3 Besson Street
Sale Price: £360,000
Sale Date: 28/02/2017
Flat 7 13 Besson Street
Sale Price: £142,500
Sale Date: 24/10/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Kender Primary School

Distance: 0.12 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 456
Address: Briant Street, New Cross, SE14 5JA
Telephone: 02076394654
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besson Street to Kender Primary School

Edmund Waller Primary School

Distance: 0.5 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 491
Address: Waller Road, SE14 5LY
Telephone: 02076390436
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besson Street to Edmund Waller Primary School

The St Thomas the Apostle College

Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 675
Address: Hollydale Road, Nunhead, SE15 2EB
Telephone: 02076390106
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besson Street to The St Thomas the Apostle College

St James's Hatcham Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 233
Address: St James's, New Cross, SE14 6AD
Telephone: 02086924937
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besson Street to St James's Hatcham Church of England Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Cygnet Wing Blackheath

Address: 80-82 Blackheath Hill, London,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 020 8694 2111
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Distance: 2.64 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Cygnet Wing Blackheath

Dulwich Community Hospital

Address: East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8PT,
NHS Sector
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.83 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Dulwich Community Hospital

Maudsley Hospital

Address: Denmark Hill, London,
NHS Sector
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 3228 6000
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Distance: 3.01 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Maudsley Hospital

King's College Hospital (Denmark Hill)

Address: Denmark Hill, London,
NHS Sector
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 3299 9000
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Distance: 3.08 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to King's College Hospital (Denmark Hill)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

The Qrp Surgery

Address: The Queens Road P/ship, 387 Queens Road, New Cross Gate, London, SE14 5HD
Telephone: 020 76352170
Distance: 0.12 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to The Qrp Surgery

New Cross Health Centre

Address: 40 Goodwood Road, London, SE14 6BL
Telephone: 020 30492249
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to New Cross Health Centre

New Cross Health Centre

Address: New Cross Health Centre, 40 Goodwood Road, London, SE14 6BL
Telephone: 020 30492249
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to New Cross Health Centre

Southwark Restart

Address: Lewisham Walk-in Centre, 40 Goodwood Road, London, SE14 6BL
Telephone: 020 70649860
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Southwark Restart
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Care Centre

Address: Dental Care Centre, 195 New Cross Road, London, SE14 5DG
Distance: 0.18 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Dental Care Centre

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 49 Lewisham Way, London, SE14 6QD
Distance: 1.07 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 184 Peckham High Street, London, SE15 5EG
Distance: 1.13 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Dental Surgery

Community Health South London N

Address: Community Health South London N, Waldron Health Centre, Stanley Street, London, SE8 4BG
Distance: 1.23 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Community Health South London N
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

New Cross Community Library

New Cross Road, , London, SE146AS
Telephone: 020 8314 6399
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
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Directions from Besson Street to New Cross Community Library

Nunhead Library

Gordon Road, Nunhead, SE153RW
Telephone: 020 7525 2000
Distance: 1.25 Kilometres
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Directions from Besson Street to Nunhead Library

Peckham Library

122 Peckham Hill Street, Peckham, SE155JR
Telephone: 020 7525 2000
Distance: 1.41 Kilometres
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Directions from Besson Street to Peckham Library

The Library at Deptford Lounge

9 Giffin Street, Deptford, London, SE84RJ
Telephone: 020 8314 6399
Distance: 1.79 Kilometres
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Directions from Besson Street to The Library at Deptford Lounge

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

New Cross Gate Station is 0.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Besson Street to New Cross Gate

New Cross Gate 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 • Brockley • Canada Water • Crystal Palace • Dalston Junction • Forest Hill • Haggerston • Honor Oak Park • Hoxton • Norwood Junction • Penge West • Rotherhithe • Shadwell • Shoreditch High Street • Surrey Quays • Sydenham • Wapping • West Croydon

New Cross Gate Station is 0.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Besson Street to New Cross Gate

New Cross Gate 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 South • Coulsdon Town • Crawley • Crystal Palace • Dalston Junction • Earlswood (Surrey) • East Croydon • Faygate • Forest Hill • Gatwick Airport • Gipsy Hill • Haggerston • Honor Oak Park • Horley • Horsham • Hoxton • Ifield • Kenley • Kingswood • Littlehaven • London Bridge • Merstham • Norwood Junction • Penge West • Purley • Purley Oaks • Redhill • Reedham (Greater London) • Rotherhithe • Salfords • Shadwell • Shoreditch High Street • South Croydon • Streatham Hill • Surrey Quays • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Three Bridges • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • Wapping • West Croydon • West Norwood • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woodmansterne

Nunhead Station is 0.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Besson Street to Nunhead

Nunhead station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Camberwell and Peckham area on the Victoria Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Barnehurst • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bexleyheath • Bickley • Blackfriars • Blackheath • Bromley South • Catford • City Thameslink • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Dartford • Denmark Hill • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eltham • Eynsford • Falconwood • Farringdon • Flitwick • Harlington • Harpenden • Hendon • Kentish Town • Kidbrooke • Leagrave • Lewisham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Mill Hill Broadway • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Petts Wood • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • St.Albans City • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • Welling • West Hampstead Thameslink

Brockley Station is 1.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Besson Street to Brockley

Brockley 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 • 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 • Sydenham • 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) 0.62 Kilometers away (0.39 miles)
New Cross is (Zone 2) 1.16 Kilometers away (0.72 miles)
Deptford Bridge is (Zone 2) 1.91 Kilometers away (1.19 miles)
Surrey Quays is (Zone 2) 2.06 Kilometers away (1.28 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Masthouse Terrace Pier is 2.35 Kilometers away
Directions from Besson Street to Masthouse Terrace Pier
Greenland Pier for Surrey Quays is 2.48 Kilometers away
Directions from Besson Street to Greenland Pier for Surrey Quays
Greenwich Pier is 2.9 Kilometers away
Directions from Besson Street to Greenwich Pier
Hilton Docklands Nelson Dock Pier is 3.49 Kilometers away
Directions from Besson Street to Hilton Docklands Nelson Dock Pier
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Besson Street is approximately 8.36 miles from the M11

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M11 J4/A406 - 14.49 Km Away
Directions from Besson Street to M11 J4/A406
Junction: M4 J1/A4/A406/A205/A315 - 16.21 Km Away
Directions from Besson Street to M4 J1/A4/A406/A205/A315
Junction: M1 J1/A406 - 16.5 Km Away
Directions from Besson Street to M1 J1/A406
Junction: M4 J2/A4 - 17 Km Away
Directions from Besson Street to M4 J2/A4

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

SAINSBURYS SUPERMARKET

263D New Cross Road, London, SE14 5UQ
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
Directions from Besson Street to SAINSBURYS SUPERMARKET

Aldi stores limited

263D New Cross Road, London, SE14 5UQ840, Old Kent Road, London, SE15 1NQ
Distance: 0.54 Kilometres
Directions from Besson Street to Aldi stores limited

Tesco stores ltd

263D New Cross Road, London, SE14 5UQ840, Old Kent Road, London, SE15 1NQ151-155, Queens Road, London, SE15 2ND
Distance: 0.57 Kilometres
Directions from Besson Street to Tesco stores ltd

Gateway Supermarket

269 New Cross Road, London, SE14 6AR
Distance: 0.64 Kilometres
Directions from Besson Street to Gateway Supermarket

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Nunhead Cemetery Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.47 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Nunhead Cemetery Nature Reserve

Museum

Attraction Name: Livesey Museum
Distance: 1.87 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Livesey Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: National Maritime Museum, The Fan Museum
Distance: 2.89 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to National Maritime Museum, The Fan Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Ranger's House
Distance: 3.27 (km)
Directions from Besson Street to Ranger's House

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 Telegraph Hill Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Lewisham, Deptford
The Member of Parliament is Vicky Foxcroft
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In the 2017 General Election Vicky Foxcroft won with a majority of 34899 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 78468
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01003299
Ons Area Name:Lewisham 003B
Average Age : 31.87
Population: 1623.00
Male Population: 784.00 (48.31%)
Female Population: 839.00 (51.69%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 50 (3.08%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime254
Public-order53
Drugs45
Criminal-damage-arson56
Vehicle-crime39
Shoplifting35
Robbery35
Possession-of-weapons15
Theft-from-the-person8
Other-theft55
Burglary28
Other-crime6
Bicycle-theft13
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Besson Street

OS Reference: 535589, 176900
OS Grid Reference: TQ356769
Latitude and Longitude: 51.474306010493, -0.047452404317765
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.82037 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Besson Street

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
New Cross Gate
Lewisham
Greater London
London
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