Biggs Close

Postcode: LE8 6WG

Biggs Close is a street in the settlement of Whetstone governed by Whetstone Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of North Whetstone Ward in the administration area of Blaby District Council within Leicestershire County Council located in the East Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Biggs Close is located 86.12 miles North West from the centre of London, 5.54 miles South from the centre of Leicester, 17.69 miles North East from the centre of Coventry and 25.12 miles North West from the centre of Northampton.

Road Name:Biggs Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Biggs Close

LE8 6WG
Height

Height

The Central point of Biggs Close is approximately 72 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0116
Telephone Exchange: NARBOROUGH; LEICESTERSHIRE - EMNARBO
Telephone Cabinet: P32
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.2
Median Speed: 3.2
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Biggs Close

1 Biggs Close
Sale Price: £185,000
Sale Date: 24/06/2016
3 Biggs Close
Sale Price: £167,500
Sale Date: 10/04/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Badgerbrook Primary School

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 411
Address: Badger Drive, Whetstone, LE8 6ZW
Telephone: 01162752353
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Biggs Close to Badgerbrook Primary School

Countesthorpe Nursery School

Distance: 0.98 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 64
Address: The Drive, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PB
Telephone: 01162773489
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Biggs Close to Countesthorpe Nursery School

Leysland High School

Distance: 1.02 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 686
Address: Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
Telephone: 01162771555
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Biggs Close to Leysland High School

St Peter's Church of England Primary School Whetstone

Distance: 1.29 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 225
Address: Wale Road, Whetstone, LE8 6NJ
Telephone: 01162775750
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Biggs Close to St Peter's Church of England Primary School Whetstone
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Address: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 7.98 (km)
Directions from Biggs Close to Leicester Royal Infirmary

Spire Leicester Hospital

Address: Gartree Road, Leicester, LE2 2FF,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0116 265 3685
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Distance: 8.58 (km)
Directions from Biggs Close to Spire Leicester Hospital

Leicester General Hospital

Address: Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 9.89 (km)
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Glenfield Hospital

Address: Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
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Distance: 10.44 (km)
Directions from Biggs Close to Glenfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hazelmere Medical Centre

Address: Hazelmere Medical Centre, 58 Lutterworth Road,blaby, Leicester, LE8 4DN
Telephone: 0116 2771666
Distance: 1.61 (km)
Directions from Biggs Close to Hazelmere Medical Centre

Northfield Medical Centre

Address: Northfield Medical Centre, 12 Villers Court, Blaby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4NS
Telephone: 0116 3192203
Distance: 1.97 (km)
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C/o the Limes Medical Centre

Address: 65 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 2DU
Telephone: 0845 0450428
Distance: 2.42 (km)
Directions from Biggs Close to C/o the Limes Medical Centre

The Limes Medical Centre

Address: The Limes Medical Centre, 65 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 2DU
Telephone: 0116 2864421
Distance: 2.42 (km)
Directions from Biggs Close to The Limes Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Whetstone Dental Surgery

Address: Whetstone Dental Surgery, 3 Grove Road, Whetstone, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 6LN
Distance: 0.92 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 42 Lutterworth Road, Blaby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4DN
Distance: 1.61 (km)
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Narborough Dental Surgery

Address: Narborough Dental Surgery, 21 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 2HL
Distance: 2.47 (km)
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Rd Dental

Address: 18 Central Street, Countesthorpe, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 5QJ
Distance: 2.51 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Blaby Library

Lutterworth Road, Blaby, LE84DW
Telephone: 0116 3053516
Distance: 1.62 Kilometres
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Cosby Library

Park Road, Cosby, LE91RN
Telephone: 0116 305 8764
Distance: 1.84 Kilometres
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Countesthorpe Library

Station Road, Countesthorpe, Harborough, LE85TB
Telephone: 0116 305 3527
Distance: 1.96 Kilometres
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Narborough Library

Narborough Library, Station Road, Narborough, LE192HR
Telephone: 0116 3053706
Distance: 2.46 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Narborough Station is 2.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Biggs Close to Narborough

Narborough station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the South Leicestershire area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • South Wigston • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

South Wigston Station is 3.62 Kilometers away

Directions from Biggs Close to South Wigston

South Wigston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Harborough area on the Nuneaton - South Wigston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Audley End • Birmingham New Street • Cambridge • Coleshill Parkway • Ely • Hinckley • Leicester • March • Melton Mowbray • Narborough • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Water Orton

Leicester Station is 8.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Biggs Close to Leicester

Leicester station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Leicester South area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Ashchurch • Attenborough • Audley End • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Belper • Birmingham New Street • Bleasby • Bromsgrove • Burton Joyce • Cambridge • Carlton • Cheltenham Spa • Chesterfield • Coleshill Parkway • Collingham • Derby • Doncaster • East Midlands Parkway • Ely • Fiskerton • Gloucester • Hinckley • Hykeham • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Manea • March • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Metheringham • Narborough • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nuneaton • Oakham • Peterborough • Rolleston • Ruskington • Scarborough • Sheffield • Sileby • Sleaford • South Wigston • St.Pancras • Stamford • Stansted Airport • Swinderby • Syston • Thurgarton • University • Wakefield Westgate • Water Orton • Wellingborough • Whittlesea • York

Syston Station is 16.13 Kilometers away

Directions from Biggs Close to Syston

Syston station is operated by East Midlands Trains in the Charnwood area on the Bedford - Corby / Nottingham stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Attenborough • Barrow-Upon-Soar • Beeston • Bleasby • Burton Joyce • Carlton • Collingham • East Midlands Parkway • Fiskerton • Hykeham • Kettering • Leicester • Lincoln Central • Loughborough • Lowdham • Metheringham • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Rolleston • Ruskington • Sileby • Sleaford • St.Pancras • Swinderby • Thurgarton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Coventry Airport is 29.55 Kilometers away Directions from Biggs Close to Coventry Airport
East Midlands Airport is 31.5 Kilometers away Directions from Biggs Close to East Midlands Airport
London Oxford Airport is 81.33 Kilometers away Directions from Biggs Close to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Biggs Close is approximately 0.42 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 4.76 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 9.52 Km Away
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Junction: M69 J2/B4669 - 9.98 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J20/A4304/A4303 - 12.25 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Central England Co-operative Society

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ
Distance: 0.55 Kilometres
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The Co-operative Food

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ38 Main Street, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1UU
Distance: 1.74 Kilometres
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Waitrose Ltd

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ38 Main Street, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1UU8 Johns Court, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4DJ
Distance: 1.78 Kilometres
Directions from Biggs Close to Waitrose Ltd

Tesco Express

Dog And Gun Lane, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LJ38 Main Street, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1UU8 Johns Court, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4DJ5 The Square, Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, LE8 5RN
Distance: 2.45 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Wigston Framework Knitters Museum, Wigston Museum
Distance: 4.86 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Aylestone Meadows Nature Reserve
Distance: 5.52 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Gas Museum
Distance: 6.35 (km)
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Racecourse

Attraction Name: Leicester Racecourse
Distance: 6.69 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blaby District
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Council Offices
Desford Road
Narborough
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE19 2EP
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01162 750 555
County Council: Leicestershire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of North Whetstone Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Leicestershire
The Member of Parliament is Alberto Costa
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In the 2017 General Election Alberto Costa won with a majority of 18631 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 78985
Within the area of Whetstone Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01025615
Ons Area Name:Blaby 009A
Average Age : 36.43
Population: 1602.00
Male Population: 796.00 (49.69%)
Female Population: 806.00 (50.31%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 5 (0.31%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime5
Burglary6
Criminal-damage-arson7
Violent-crime18
Other-theft7
Shoplifting7
Public-order3
Bicycle-theft1
Other-crime1
Drugs2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Biggs Close

OS Reference: 456172, 296092
OS Grid Reference: SP562961
Latitude and Longitude: 52.559401112129, -1.1713138399105
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 73.2198 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Biggs Close

Map Number: 140
Map Name: Leicester Coventry & Rugby
Whetstone
Leicestershire
East Midlands
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