Birch Close

Postcode: ST18 0TB

Birch Close is a street in the settlement of Great Haywood governed by Colwich Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Haywood and Hixon Ward in the administration area of Stafford District Council within Staffordshire County Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Close is located 120.59 miles North West from the centre of London, 22.55 miles North from the centre of Birmingham, 23.53 miles West from the centre of Derby and 32.22 miles East from the centre of Shrewsbury.

Road Name:Birch Close
Road Type:residential
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ST18 0TB
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birch Close is approximately 73.1125 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 91 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birch Close is a canal called Trent and Mersey Canal which is approximately 0.592078 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Close is approximately 91 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01889 - Rugely
Area Code: 01785 - Stafford
Area Code: 01543 - Cannock
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 23.4
Median Speed: 8.4
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 8
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Close

8 Birch Close
Sale Price: £174,000
Sale Date: 10/03/2017
4 Birch Close
Sale Price: £142,500
Sale Date: 28/10/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Anson CofE (A) Primary School

Distance: 0.22 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 91
Address: Main Road, Great Haywood, ST18 0SU
Telephone: 01889881200
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Anson CofE (A) Primary School

St John's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 88
Address: School Lane, Great Haywood, ST18 0SL
Telephone: 01889808190
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to St John's Catholic Primary School

Colwich CofE (C) Primary School

Distance: 1.65 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 185
Address: Main Road, Colwich, ST17 0XD
Telephone: 01889881286
Website: Visit School Website
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St Peter's CofE (C) Primary School

Distance: 2.86 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 117
Address: Church Lane, Hixon, ST18 0PS
Telephone: 01889270233
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to St Peter's CofE (C) Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

County Hospital

Address: Weston Road, Stafford, Staffordshire,
Independent Sector
University Hospitals of North Midlands
Telephone: 01785 257731
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Distance: 6.59 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to County Hospital

St George's

Address: Corporation Street, Stafford, ST16 3SR,
NHS Sector
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01785 257888
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Distance: 7.33 (km)
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Rowley Hall Hospital

Address: Rowley Avenue, Stafford, ST17 9AQ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01785 238600
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Distance: 8.43 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Rowley Hall Hospital

Cannock Chase Hospital

Address: Brunswick Road, Cannock, WS11 5XY,
Independent Sector
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Telephone: 01543 572757
Distance: 12.05 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Cannock Chase Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hazeldene House Surgery

Address: Hazeldene House Surgery, Main Road, Great Haywood, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0SU
Telephone: 01889 881206
Distance: 0.22 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Hazeldene House Surgery

Horsefair Practice

Address: Springfields H&wb Centre, Lovett Court, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2FH
Telephone: 01889 582244
Distance: 5.17 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Horsefair Practice

Weeping Cross Health Centre

Address: Weeping Cross Health Ctr., Bodmin Ave, Weeping Cross, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0EG
Telephone: 01785 662505
Distance: 5.23 (km)
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Aelfgar Surgery

Address: Aelfgar Surgery, Church Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2AB
Telephone: 01889 579276
Distance: 5.91 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Aelfgar Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Rose Garth, Brewery Lane, Great Haywood, Stafford, ST18 0SN
Distance: 0.29 (km)
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Avondale House Dental Practice

Address: Avondale House Dental Practice, 37 Anson Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2BA
Distance: 6.06 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Avondale House Dental Practice

D W Lehane's Dental Surgery

Address: D W Lehane's Dental Surgery, 43 Market Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WS15 2JH
Distance: 6.2 (km)
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Stafford Dental Centre

Address: The Dental Centre, Beaconside, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0AQ
Distance: 6.3 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Baswich Library

Lynton Avenue, Stafford, ST170EA
Telephone:
Distance: 5.38 Kilometres
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Rugeley Library

Anson Street, Rugeley, WS152BB
Telephone:
Distance: 6.19 Kilometres
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Brereton Library

Talbot Road, Rugeley, WS151AU
Telephone:
Distance: 7.66 Kilometres
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Stafford Library

Shire Hall, Market Street, Stafford, ST162LQ
Telephone: 01785 278585
Distance: 7.72 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Rugeley Town Station is 6.69 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Rugeley Town

Rugeley Town station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Cannock Chase area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Duddeston • Hamstead • Hednesford • Landywood • Perry Barr • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Hednesford Station is 10.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Hednesford

Hednesford station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Cannock Chase area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Duddeston • Hamstead • Landywood • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Penkridge Station is 11.65 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Penkridge

Penkridge station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Stafford area on the Wolverhampton - Stafford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Alsager • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Coseley • Coventry • Crewe • Hartford • Kidsgrove • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Marston Green • Rugby • Runcorn • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Stafford • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Tile Hill • Winsford • Wolverhampton

Cannock Station is 12.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Cannock

Cannock station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Cannock Chase area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Duddeston • Hamstead • Hednesford • Landywood • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 42.66 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Birmingham International Airport
East Midlands Airport is 45.2 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 59.76 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Coventry Airport
Manchester Airport is 64.89 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 123.84 Kilometers away
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Lydney Harbour is 125.9 Kilometers away
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Bristol Docks Ferry Landing is 151.74 Kilometers away
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Portishead Pier is 153.86 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Close is approximately 5.14 miles from the A449

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J13/A449 - 8.23 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J14/A34/A5013 - 10.1 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J12/A5(T) - 14.14 Km Away
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Junction: M(T)6 T7/A5(T)/A34/A460 - 14.25 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Bluebells Wood Fired Pizza

18 CORNWALL DRIVE, BASWICH, STAFFORD, ST17 0FG
Distance: 5.09 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Close to Bluebells Wood Fired Pizza

Morrisons

Green Lane, Rugeley, WS15 2GS
Distance: 5.25 Kilometres
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Midlands Co Operative Society Ltd

Midlands Cooperative Society Limited, 57 - 59 Bodmin Avenue, Weeping Cross, Stafford, ST17 0EF
Distance: 5.33 Kilometres
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Central England Co Operative Limited

12 Farmdown Road, Baswich, Stafford, ST17 0AP
Distance: 5.63 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Shugborough Hall
Distance: 0.77 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Shugborough Hall

Historic House

Attraction Name: Shugborough Hall, Shugborough Estate NT
Distance: 1.01 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Shugborough Farm Museum
Distance: 1.7 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Cannock Chase Country Park
Distance: 5.25 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Stafford District
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Civic Centre
Riverside
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST16 3AQ
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Telephone Number: 01785 619 000
County Council: Staffordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Haywood and Hixon Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Stafford
The Member of Parliament is Lefroy, Jeremy
Within the area of Colwich Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029713
Ons Area Name:Stafford 008E
Average Age : 44.98
Population: 1580.00
Male Population: 775.00 (49.05%)
Female Population: 805.00 (50.95%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 12 (0.76%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Located to the east of Stone, this area has a rural character but also includes densely populated areas in the expanding villages of Hixon, Little and Great Haywood, Brocton, Tixall, Ingestre, Hilderstone, Hopton, Weston, Salt, Sandon, Gayton and outlying villages.

It is home to part of Cannock Chase which offers excellent leisure opportunities including cycling, fishing, walking and shooting. Historic Shugborough Hall is a venue for a number of open air classical concerts and is a centre for teaching outdoor activities and water sports.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Milwich
Chartley
Haywood & Hixon Newsletter

Recent Crime in the Area

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Other-theft6
Criminal-damage-arson2
Vehicle-crime2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Close

OS Reference: 400005, 322522
OS Grid Reference: SK000225
Latitude and Longitude: 52.799925267257, -1.9999258310993
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 73.1125 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Close

Map Number: 128
Map Name: Derby & Burton upon Trent
Great Haywood
Stafford
Staffordshire
West Midlands
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