Birch Close

Postcode: TN24 0RQ

Birch Close is a street which is within the electoral area of North Willesborough Ward in the administration area of Ashford District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Close is located 49.79 miles South East from the centre of London, 12.09 miles South West from the centre of Canterbury, 18.37 miles South East from the centre of Maidstone and 42.78 miles North East from the centre of Lewes.

Road Name:Birch Close
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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TN24 0RQ
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Close is approximately 49 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01233
Telephone Exchange: ASHFORD; KENT - NDASF
Telephone Cabinet: P37
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 22.9
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Close

9 Birch Close
Sale Price: £222,500
Sale Date: 07/04/2015
9 Birch Close
Sale Price: £179,950
Sale Date: 27/03/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

The Norton Knatchbull School

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1109
Address: Hythe Road, TN24 0QJ
Telephone: 01233620045
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to The Norton Knatchbull School

The North School

Distance: 0.8 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1099
Address: Essella Road, TN24 8AL
Telephone: 01233614600
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to The North School

Willesborough Infant School

Distance: 1.2 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 357
Address: Church Road, Willesborough, TN24 0JZ
Telephone: 01233624165
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Willesborough Infant School

Willesborough Junior School

Distance: 1.39 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 479
Address: Highfield Road, Willesborough, TN24 0JU
Telephone: 01233620405
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Willesborough Junior School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spencer Private Hospitals - Ashford

Address: William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, TN24 0LZ,
Independent Sector
East Kent Medical Services Ltd
Telephone: 01233 616 201
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Distance: 1.64 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Spencer Private Hospitals - Ashford

William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

Address: Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, TN24 0LZ,
NHS Sector
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01233 633331
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Distance: 1.75 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

Spire St Saviours Hospital

Address: 71-73 Seabrook Road, Hythe, CT21 5BU,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01303 265581
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Distance: 17.13 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Spire St Saviours Hospital

BMI The Chaucer Hospital

Address: Nackington Road, Canterbury, CT4 7AR,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01227 825100
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Distance: 18.39 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to BMI The Chaucer Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Consultant Dermatology Clinic

Address: Mill Court, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8DN
Telephone: 01233 645851
Distance: 1 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Consultant Dermatology Clinic

Sydenham House Gynaecology Service

Address: Sydenham House Med Ctr, Mill Court, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8DN
Telephone: 01233 645851
Distance: 1 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Sydenham House Gynaecology Service

Sydenham House Medical Centre

Address: Sydenham House Med Centre, Mill Court, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8DN
Telephone: 01233 645851
Distance: 1 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Sydenham House Medical Centre

Willesborough Health Ctr.

Address: Willesborough Health Ctr., Bentley Rd, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0HZ
Telephone: 01233 621626
Distance: 1.4 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Willesborough Health Ctr.
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Romney House, Romney Road, Willesborough, Ashford, TN24 0RW
Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Dental Surgery

Hayesbank Surgery

Address: Hayesbank Surgery, Lower Queens Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8HE
Distance: 1.36 (km)
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Ashford Dental Access Centre

Address: Ashford Dental Access Centre, Vicarage Lane Clinic, Vicarage Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1NJ
Distance: 1.42 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Ashford Dental Access Centre

Welldene Dental Surgery

Address: Welldene Dental Surgery, Canterbury Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8JY
Distance: 1.51 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Welldene Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Ashford Library

Church Road, Ashford, TN231AS
Telephone: 01233 620649
Distance: 1.54 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Close to Ashford Library

Bockhanger Library

Bockhanger Community Centre, Bockhanger Kennington, Ashford, TN249JJ
Telephone: 01233 624308
Distance: 1.93 Kilometres
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Stanhope Library

The Stanhope Centre, 67a Otterden Close, Ashford, TN235TH
Telephone: 01233 627591
Distance: 3.5 Kilometres
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Wye Library

6 Upper Bridge Street, Wye, Wye, TN255AF
Telephone: 01223 812699
Distance: 4.77 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Close to Wye Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Ashford International Station is 1.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Ashford International

Ashford International station is operated by Southeastern in the Ashford area on the Tonbridge - Continental Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appledore • Barming • Bearsted • Berwick (Sussex) • Bexhill • Birchington-On-Sea • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Brighton • Broadstairs • Bromley South • Cannon Street • Canterbury West • Charing • Charing Cross • Chartham • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Chilham • Deal • Doleham • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • East Malling • Eastbourne • Elephant & Castle • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Glynde • Gravesend • Ham Street • Hampden Park • Harrietsham • Hastings • Headcorn • Herne Bay • Hildenborough • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Lewes • London Bridge • Maidstone East • Marden • Margate • Martin Mill • Minster • Ore • Orpington • Otford • Paddock Wood • Pevensey & Westham • Pluckley • Polegate • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Rye • Sandling • Sandwich • Sevenoaks • Sittingbourne • St.Leonards Warrior Square • St.Mary Cray • Staplehurst • Strood • Sturry • Swanley • Three Oaks • Tonbridge • Victoria • Walmer • Waterloo (East) • West Malling • Westenhanger • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable • Winchelsea • Wye

Wye Station is 4.7 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Wye

Wye station is operated by Southeastern in the Ashford area on the East Kent Routes stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Bearsted • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Cannon Street • Canterbury West • Charing • Charing Cross • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Harrietsham • Headcorn • Hildenborough • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • London Bridge • Maidstone East • Marden • Minster • Orpington • Otford • Paddock Wood • Pluckley • Ramsgate • Sevenoaks • St.Mary Cray • Staplehurst • Sturry • Swanley • Tonbridge • Victoria • Waterloo (East) • West Malling

Ham Street Station is 9.37 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Ham Street

Ham Street station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Ashford area on the Hastings - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appledore • Ashford International • Berwick (Sussex) • Bexhill • Brighton • Doleham • Eastbourne • Glynde • Hampden Park • Hastings • Lewes • Ore • Pevensey & Westham • Polegate • Rye • St.Leonards Warrior Square • Three Oaks • Winchelsea

Charing Station is 9.77 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Charing

Charing station is operated by Southeastern in the Ashford area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Bearsted • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Maidstone East • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Airports

Nearest Airports

Lydd London Ashford Airport is 21.78 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Kent International Airport is 39.01 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Kent International Airport
London Southend Airport is 48.51 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to London Southend Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal is 16.69 Kilometers away
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Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal is 29.57 Kilometers away
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Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal is 30.3 Kilometers away
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Ramsgate Ferry Terminal is 41.24 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Close is approximately 0.23 miles from the M20

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M20 J10/A2070(T)/A292(T)/A2070/A20 - 1.74 Km Away
Directions from Birch Close to M20 J10/A2070(T)/A292(T)/A2070/A20
Junction: M20 J9/A20/A251 - 2.25 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J11/A20/B2068 - 12.36 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J11A - 15.8 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co-operative Food

Co-op Foodstores, Hunter Avenue, Willesborough, Kent, TN24 0HG
Distance: 0.95 Kilometres
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Tesco Express

Unit 1, Mill Court, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8DN
Distance: 1 Kilometres
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One Stop

Unit 1, Little Burton Centre, Richmond Meech Drive, Kennington, TN24 9RX
Distance: 1.1 Kilometres
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Iceland Plc

64 High Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8TB
Distance: 1.51 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Ashford Borough Museum
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Ashford Borough Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Visitor Centre

Garden

Attraction Name: Godinton House Gardens
Distance: 3.61 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Swanton Mill
Distance: 3.74 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Ashford District
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Civic Centre
Tannery Lane
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1PL
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Telephone Number: 01233 331 111
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of North Willesborough Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Ashford
The Member of Parliament is Damian Green
Details for the MP Damian Green on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Damian Green won with a majority of 17478 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 87387
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024003
Ons Area Name:Ashford 006D
Average Age : 47.54
Population: 1752.00
Male Population: 842.00 (48.06%)
Female Population: 910.00 (51.94%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 17 (0.97%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting27
Violent-crime90
Criminal-damage-arson45
Theft-from-the-person4
Burglary14
Other-theft20
Bicycle-theft10
Vehicle-crime9
Public-order13
Robbery3
Drugs2
Possession-of-weapons4
Other-crime3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Close

OS Reference: 602509, 142835
OS Grid Reference: TR025428
Latitude and Longitude: 51.148369847028, 0.89577651927181
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 14.9089 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Close

Map Number: 189
Map Name: Ashford & Romsey Marsh
Willesborough
Kent
South East
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