Birch Close

Postcode: TA5 2HX

Birch Close is a street in the settlement of Cannington governed by Cannington Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Cannington and Wembdon Ward in the administration area of Sedgemoor District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Close is located 130.05 miles West from the centre of London, 9.48 miles North from the centre of Taunton, 23.53 miles South from the centre of Cardiff and 23.55 miles North West from the centre of Yeovil.

Road Name:Birch Close
Road Type:residential
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TA5 2HX
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birch Close is approximately 1.98962 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 12 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birch Close is a river called Cannington Brook which is approximately 0.0693623 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Close is approximately 12 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01278 - Bridgwater
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 15.3
Median Speed: 17.9
Maximum Speed: 19.9
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 3
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Close

4 Birch Close
Sale Price: £170,000
Sale Date: 03/06/2016
4 Birch Close
Sale Price: £155,000
Sale Date: 08/09/2006
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Cannington Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.09 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 178
Address: Brook Street, Cannington, TA5 2HP
Telephone: 01278652368
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Cannington Church of England Primary School

Brymore Academy

Distance: 1.37 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 248
Address: Cannington, TA5 2NB
Telephone: 01278652369
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Brymore Academy

Otterhampton Primary School

Distance: 2.93 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 77
Address: School Lane, Combwich, TA5 2QS
Telephone: 01278652487
Website: Visit School Website
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Wembdon St George's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 3.09 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 391
Address: Brantwood Road, Wembdon, TA6 7PS
Telephone: 01278451726
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Wembdon St George's Church of England Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Bridgwater Community Hospital

Address: Bridgwater Community Hospital, Bower Lane, Bridgwater, TA6 4GU,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01278 436 555
Distance: 6.3 (km)
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Burnham On Sea War Memorial Hospital

Address: Burnham On Sea War Memorial Hospital, 6 Love Lane, Burnham-On-Sea, TA8 1ED,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01278 773100
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Distance: 10.98 (km)
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Nuffield Health, Taunton Hospital

Address: Staplegrove Elm, Taunton, TA2 6AN,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
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Distance: 14.1 (km)
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Dene Barton Community Hospital

Address: Dene Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 431930
Distance: 15.06 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Dene Barton Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Cannington Health Centre

Address: Cannington Health Centre, Mill Lane, Cannington, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2HB
Telephone: 01278 652335
Distance: 0.31 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Cannington Health Centre

Victoria Park Medical Centre

Address: Victoria Park Medical Ctr, Victoria Park Drive, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7AS
Telephone: 01278 437100
Distance: 3.95 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Victoria Park Medical Centre

East Quay Medical Centre

Address: East Quay Medical Centre, East Quay, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4GP
Telephone: 01278 444666
Distance: 4.44 (km)
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Somerset Partnership

Address: Mallard Court, Express Park, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4RN
Telephone: 01278 432000
Distance: 4.56 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Parade Dental Practice

Address: Parade Dental Practice, 48a North Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3PN
Distance: 4.21 (km)
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Bridgwater Dental Centre

Address: Bridgwater Dental Centre, Symons Way, East Quay, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4GP
Distance: 4.44 (km)
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Bridgwater Dental Surgery

Address: Bridgwater Dental Surgery, 3 King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3DG
Distance: 4.54 (km)
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Corner House Dental Practice

Address: Corner House Dental Practice, 10 King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3DG
Distance: 4.54 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Bridgwater Library

Binford Place, Bridgwater, TA63LF
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 4.78 Kilometres
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Nether Stowey Library

Castle Street, Nether Stowey, TA51LN
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 6.8 Kilometres
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North Petherton Library

Quantock House, Fore Street, North Petherton, TA66TN
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7.03 Kilometres
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Highbridge Library

Alpha House, Market Street, Highbridge, TA93BP
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 9.78 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Penarth Station is 32.8 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Penarth

Penarth station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Cardiff South and Penarth area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aber • Bargoed • Brithdir • Caerphilly • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Cathays • Dinas (Mid Glamorgan) • Dingle Road • Energlyn & Churchill Park • Gilfach Fargoed • Grangetown (South Glamorgan) • Heath High Level • Hengoed • Lisvane and Thornhill • Llanbradach • Llandaf • Llanishen • Llwynypia • Pengam • Pontlottyn • Pontypridd • Porth • Radyr • Rhymney • Taffs Well • Tir-Phil • Ton Pentre • Tonypandy • Trefforest • Trehafod • Treherbert • Treorchy • Ynyswen • Ystrad Mynach • Ystrad Rhondda

Dingle Road Station is 33.35 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Dingle Road

Dingle Road station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Cardiff South and Penarth area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aber • Bargoed • Brithdir • Caerphilly • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Cathays • Dinas (Mid Glamorgan) • Energlyn & Churchill Park • Gilfach Fargoed • Grangetown (South Glamorgan) • Heath High Level • Hengoed • Lisvane and Thornhill • Llanbradach • Llandaf • Llanishen • Llwynypia • Penarth • Pengam • Pontlottyn • Pontypridd • Porth • Radyr • Rhymney • Taffs Well • Tir-Phil • Ton Pentre • Tonypandy • Trefforest • Trehafod • Treherbert • Treorchy • Ynyswen • Ystrad Mynach • Ystrad Rhondda

Cardiff Bay Station is 36.05 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Cardiff South and Penarth area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street

Ninian Park Station is 37.65 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Ninian Park

Ninian Park station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Cardiff South and Penarth area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Birchgrove • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Coryton • Danescourt • Dinas (Mid Glamorgan) • Fairwater • Heath Low Level • Llwynypia • Pontypridd • Porth • Radyr • Rhiwbina • Taffs Well • Ton Pentre • Tonypandy • Trefforest • Trehafod • Treherbert • Treorchy • Ty Glas • Waun-gron Park • Whitchurch (South Glamorgan) • Ynyswen • Ystrad Rhondda

Airports

Nearest Airports

Cardiff International Airport is 33.77 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Cardiff International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 35.84 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Bristol International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 52.76 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Exeter International Airport
Swansea Airport is 86.17 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Swansea Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 4.8 Kilometers away
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Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour is 22.92 Kilometers away
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Minehead Harbour is 29.6 Kilometers away
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Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal is 31.51 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Close is approximately 3.47 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 5.87 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 7.02 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J22/A38/B3140 - 12.45 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 14.62 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Lidl UK GmbH

The George Shopping Centre, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7LU
Distance: 1.9 Kilometres
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Iceland

8 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5TP
Distance: 1.9 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Ltd

8 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5TPEast Quay, Bridgwater, TA6 3TA
Distance: 4.23 Kilometres
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Iceland Frozen Foods PLC

8 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5TPEast Quay, Bridgwater, TA6 3TA9-10 Angel Place, Bridgwater, TA6 3TQ
Distance: 4.38 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Garden

Attraction Name: The Walled Gardens of Cannington
Distance: 0.28 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Somerset Brick and Tile Museum, Admiral Blake Museum
Distance: 4.25 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Temple of Harmony
Distance: 5.44 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Coleridge Cottage
Distance: 6.85 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sedgemoor District
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Bridgwater House
King Square
Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 3AR
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Telephone Number: 0845 408 2540
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Cannington and Wembdon Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bridgwater and West Somerset
The Member of Parliament is Liddell-Grainger, Ian
Within the area of Cannington Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029122
Ons Area Name:Sedgemoor 007B
Average Age : 44.49
Population: 1485.00
Male Population: 764.00 (51.45%)
Female Population: 721.00 (48.55%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Close

OS Reference: 325937, 139447
OS Grid Reference: ST259394
Latitude and Longitude: 51.148961769178, -3.0589941201044
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.98962 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Close

Map Number: 182
Map Name: Weston-super-Mare & Bridgwater
Cannington
Sedgemoor
Somerset
South West
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