Birch Close

Postcode: DA3 7LH

Birch Close is a street in the settlement of Hartley (Sevenoaks) governed by Longfield and New Barn Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Longfield, New Barn and Southfleet Ward in the administration area of Dartford District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Close is located 20.34 miles East from the centre of London, 11.85 miles North West from the centre of Maidstone, 24.04 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 33.44 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.

Road Name:Birch Close
Road Type:residential
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DA3 7LH
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birch Close is approximately 5.44604 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 87 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birch Close is a tidal river called River Thames which is approximately 5.83266 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Close is approximately 87 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01474
Telephone Exchange: LONGFIELD - NDLON
Telephone Cabinet: P13
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 5.5
Median Speed: 5.3
Maximum Speed: 10.5
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 26
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Close

43 Birch Close
Sale Price: £660,000
Sale Date: 30/11/2016
41 Birch Close
Sale Price: £552,900
Sale Date: 12/08/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Langafel Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 314
Address: Main Road, DA3 7PW
Telephone: 01474703398
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Langafel Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Rowhill School

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Foundation Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 97
Address: Main Road, DA3 7PW
Telephone: 01474705377
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Rowhill School

Istead Rise Primary School

Distance: 1.18 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 305
Address: Downs Road, Northfleet, DA13 9HG
Telephone: 01474833177
Website: Visit School Website
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Longfield Academy

Distance: 1.58 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1029
Address: Main Road, DA3 7PH
Telephone: 01474700700
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI Fawkham Manor Hospital

Address: Manor Lane, Fawkham, Longfield, DA3 8ND,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01474 879900
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Distance: 4.23 (km)
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Gravesham Community Hospital

Address: Gravesham Community Hospital, Bath Street, Gravesend, DA11 0DG,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01474 360500
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Distance: 5.53 (km)
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Darent Valley Hospital

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, DA2 8DA,
NHS Sector
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Telephone: 01322 428100
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Distance: 6.57 (km)
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Little Brook Hospital

Address: Bow Arrow Lane, Stone, Dartford, DA2 6PB,
NHS Sector
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Telephone: 01322 622222
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Distance: 8.25 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Downs Way Medical Practice

Address: Istead Rise Surgery, Worcester Cl, Istead Rise, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 9LB
Telephone: 0300 4562305
Distance: 1.73 (km)
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Jubilee Medical Centre

Address: Kent House Surgery, 36 Station Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7QD
Telephone: 01474 702127
Distance: 2.2 (km)
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Ellenor Hospice

Address: Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 7HQ
Telephone: 01474 538508
Distance: 3.04 (km)
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The Ellenor Lions Hospice

Address: Coldharbour Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 7HQ
Telephone: 01474 320007
Distance: 3.04 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Istead Rise Dental Clinic

Address: Istead Rise Dental Clinic, 12 Lewis Road, Istead Rise, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 9JG
Distance: 1.52 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1 Wellfield, Hartley, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7EG
Distance: 1.78 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 38 Main Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7QZ
Distance: 2.28 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 25 Hunt Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8JT
Distance: 3.42 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Longfield Library

49 Main Road, Longfield, DA37QT
Telephone: 01474 706507
Distance: 2.26 Kilometres
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Hartley Library

Ash Road, Sevenoaks, DA38EL
Telephone: 01474 704403
Distance: 2.41 Kilometres
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Meopham Library

Wrotham Road, Meopham, Gravesend, DA130AH
Telephone: 01474 814636
Distance: 3.76 Kilometres
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Coldharbour Library

Coldharbour Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, DA118AE
Telephone: 01474 534787
Distance: 3.83 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Sole Street Station is 3.59 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Sole Street

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bickley • Blackfriars • Bromley South • Canterbury East • Chatham • Denmark Hill • Dover Priory • Elephant & Castle • Farningham Road • Faversham • Gillingham (Kent) • Herne Hill • Kemsley • Longfield • Meopham • Newington • Queenborough • Rainham (Kent) • Rochester • Sheerness-On-Sea • Sittingbourne • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Teynham • Victoria

Northfleet Station is 5.34 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Northfleet

Northfleet station is operated by Southeastern in the Gravesham area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

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

Gravesend Station is 5.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Gravesend

Gravesend 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 • Albany Park • Ashford International • Belvedere • Bexley • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackheath • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Charlton • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Crayford • Dartford • Deal • Deptford • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • Erith • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Greenhithe • Greenwich • Herne Bay • Higham • Hither Green • Lee • Lewisham • London Bridge • Maidstone West • Margate • Martin Mill • Maze Hill • Mottingham • New Eltham • Northfleet • Plumstead • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandwich • Sidcup • Sittingbourne • Slade Green • Snodland • Stone Crossing • Strood • Swanscombe • Walmer • Waterloo (East) • Westcombe Park • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Woolwich Arsenal • Woolwich Dockyard

Swanscombe Station is 5.88 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Swanscombe

Swanscombe station is operated by Southeastern in the Dartford area on the Dartford Lines to Gravesend and Hayes Branch stretch of line.

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 21.96 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 22.84 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to London City Airport
London Southend Airport is 31.92 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to London Southend Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 43.61 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 5.86 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 6.31 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 21.08 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 21.59 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Close is approximately 1.60 miles from the A2

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M25 J2/A2(T)/A282(T) - 7.22 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J2/A20 - 9.32 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J3/M20/A20(T)/A20/B2173 - 9.67 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 9.74 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co-operative

14 Station Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7QH
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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The Co-operative

The Co-operative Store, 11 - 13 Cherry Trees, Hartley, KENT, DA3 8DS
Distance: 2.27 Kilometres
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Co-operative

Co-Operative Group Ltd, 30 The Row, New Ash Green, KENT, DA3 8JB
Distance: 4.02 Kilometres
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Farmfoods Ltd

7-9 Thamesgate Shopping Centre, New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AU
Distance: 5.5 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: Owletts
Distance: 3.71 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Gravesend Civil Defence Bunker
Distance: 4.03 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Beacon Wood Country Park
Distance: 4.08 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Camer Park Country Park
Distance: 4.12 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Dartford District
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Dartford
Kent
DA1 1DR
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Telephone Number: 01322 343 434
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Longfield, New Barn and Southfleet Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Dartford
The Member of Parliament is Johnson, Gareth
Within the area of Longfield and New Barn Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024160
Ons Area Name:Dartford 013D
Average Age : 45.99
Population: 1435.00
Male Population: 726.00 (50.59%)
Female Population: 709.00 (49.41%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 6 (0.42%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Longfield, New Barn and Southfleet ward in Dartford is an urban area with more than 2,500 households.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Dartford Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime13
Burglary9
Vehicle-crime2
Other-theft4
Drugs2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Close

OS Reference: 562325, 169132
OS Grid Reference: TQ623691
Latitude and Longitude: 51.397470155107, 0.33368221063302
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 5.44604 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Close

Map Number: 177
Map Name: East London
New Barn
Kent
South East
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