Best Street

Postcode: ME4 4DE

Best Street is a street in the settlement of Chatham which is within the electoral area of River Ward in the administration area of Medway Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Best Street is located 28.67 miles East from the centre of London, 7.38 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 24.57 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 25.03 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.

Road Name:Best Street
Road Number:A231
Road Type:primary
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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ME4 4DE
Height

Height

The Central point of Best Street is approximately 29 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01634 - Medway
Area Code: 01622 - Maidstone
Area Code: 01474 - Gravesend
Area Code: 01795 - Sittingbourne
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Best Street

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Michael's RC Primary School

Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 457
Address: Hills Terrace, ME4 6PX
Telephone: 01634832578
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Best Street to St Michael's RC Primary School

New Road Primary School

Distance: 0.44 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 356
Address: Bryant Street, ME4 5QN
Telephone: 01634843084
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Best Street to New Road Primary School

St John's Church of England Infant School

Distance: 0.47 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 89
Address: 4 New Street, ME4 6RH
Telephone: 01634844135
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Best Street to St John's Church of England Infant School

All Saints Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.67 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 315
Address: Magpie Hall Road, ME4 5JY
Telephone: 01634338922
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Best Street to All Saints Church of England Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

St Bartholomews Hospital

Address: New Road, Rochester, ME1 1DS,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01634 810900
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.81 (km)
Directions from Best Street to St Bartholomews Hospital

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Medway Maritime Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.86 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Spire Alexandra Hospital

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 11.54 (km)
Directions from Best Street to BMI The Somerfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

The Halfway Surgery

Address: The Halfway Surgery, 68 New Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4QR
Telephone: 01634 828665
Distance: 0.13 (km)
Directions from Best Street to The Halfway Surgery

Bryant Street Medical Practice

Address: Bryant Street Med Prac, 29 Bryant Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5QS
Telephone: 01634 848911
Distance: 0.23 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Bryant Street Medical Practice

College Health Boots

Address: Boots, 30-34 Pentagon Ctr, Military Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4BB
Telephone: 01634 815160
Distance: 0.35 (km)
Directions from Best Street to College Health Boots

The Kings Family Practice

Address: The Kings Family Practice, 30-34 Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JY
Telephone: 01634 810040
Distance: 0.67 (km)
Directions from Best Street to The Kings Family Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Gibraltar House

Address: Gibraltar House, Gibraltar Hill, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RY
Distance: 0.23 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Gibraltar House

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 27 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RH
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 20 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4JT
Distance: 0.3 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 131a High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4DH
Distance: 0.42 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chatham Library

Gun Wharf, Chatham, ME44TX
Telephone: 01634 337799
Distance: 0.7 Kilometres
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Directions from Best Street to Chatham Library

Gillingham Library

High Street, Gillingham, ME71BG
Telephone: 01634 337340
Distance: 1.47 Kilometres
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Directions from Best Street to Gillingham Library

Rochester Library

Eastgate, Rochester, ME11EW
Telephone: 01634 337411
Distance: 1.53 Kilometres
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Directions from Best Street to Rochester Library

Luton Library

2 Nelson Terrace, Medway, ME57LA
Telephone: 01634 406923
Distance: 2.03 Kilometres
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Directions from Best Street to Luton Library

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Best Street

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Strood Station is 2.51 Kilometers away

Directions from Best Street 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 4.52 Kilometers away

Directions from Best Street 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 6.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Best Street 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

Higham Station is 6.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Best Street to Higham

Higham station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Gravesend / Swanley - Margate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abbey Wood • Belvedere • Blackheath • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Dartford • Deptford • Erith • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maze Hill • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rochester • Slade Green • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 24.24 Kilometers away Directions from Best Street to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 34.59 Kilometers away Directions from Best Street to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 35.73 Kilometers away Directions from Best Street to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 55.23 Kilometers away Directions from Best Street to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 13.1 Kilometers away
Directions from Best Street to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 13.54 Kilometers away
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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 32.74 Kilometers away
Directions from Best Street to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing
Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 33.82 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Best Street is approximately 1.78 miles from the M2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 3.88 Km Away
Directions from Best Street to M2 J2/A228
Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 5.18 Km Away
Directions from Best Street to M2 J3/A229/A2045
Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 6.39 Km Away
Directions from Best Street to M2 J4/A278
Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 9.11 Km Away
Directions from Best Street to M20 J6/A229

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland

279-281 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4BN
Distance: 0.22 Kilometres
Directions from Best Street to Iceland

Poundland

162 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4AS
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
Directions from Best Street to Poundland

J Sainsbury Plc

Unit Bd, Pentagon Shopping Centre, Military Road, ME4 4HP
Distance: 0.35 Kilometres
Directions from Best Street to J Sainsbury Plc

Arena

13 Ordnance Terrace, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6PS
Distance: 0.38 Kilometres
Directions from Best Street to Arena

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Fort Amherst Heritage Park and Caverns
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Fort Amherst Heritage Park and Caverns

Historic House

Attraction Name: The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Best Street to The Foord Almshouses, Restoration House

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Rochester Art Gallery
Distance: 1.13 (km)
Directions from Best Street to Rochester Art Gallery

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: HMS Ocelot, HMS Cavalier, HMS Gannett, Historic Dockyard
Distance: 1.66 (km)
Directions from Best Street to HMS Ocelot, HMS Cavalier, HMS Gannett, Historic Dockyard

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 River Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Rochester and Strood
The Member of Parliament is Kelly Tolhurst
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In the 2017 General Election Kelly Tolhurst won with a majority of 9850 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82702
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01016017
Ons Area Name:Medway 015B
Average Age : 36.02
Population: 1576.00
Male Population: 812.00 (51.52%)
Female Population: 764.00 (48.48%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 101 (6.41%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

River ward in Medway is an urban area with more than 4,300 households.

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Medway Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime380
Burglary56
Shoplifting74
Public-order93
Possession-of-weapons17
Other-crime22
Robbery16
Criminal-damage-arson79
Vehicle-crime57
Drugs15
Theft-from-the-person5
Bicycle-theft14
Other-theft55
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Best Street

OS Reference: 575881, 167648
OS Grid Reference: TQ759676
Latitude and Longitude: 51.380097183766, 0.52764034947113
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.542196 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Best Street

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