Birch Lane

Postcode: CR8 3LH

Birch Lane is a street in the settlement of Croydon which is within the electoral area of Purley Ward in the administration area of Croydon London Boro Council within Greater London Authority Council located in the London Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Lane is located 11.2 miles South from the centre of London, 18.5 miles East from the centre of Woking, 20.37 miles East from the centre of Guildford and 28.66 miles West from the centre of Maidstone.

Road Name:Birch Lane
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birch Lane

CR8 3LH
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Lane is approximately 121 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 020
Telephone Exchange: PURLEY - LSPUR
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: 5.7
Median Speed: 4.9
Maximum Speed: 11.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 7
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Lane

The Orchard Birch Lane
Sale Price: £128,732
Sale Date: 30/10/1998
Birch House Birch Lane
Sale Price: £200,000
Sale Date: 25/03/1996
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

The John Fisher School

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1014
Address: Peaks Hill, CR8 3YP
Telephone: 02086604555
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Lane to The John Fisher School

Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School

Distance: 1.02 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 240
Address: Russell Hill Road, CR8 2XP
Telephone: 02086600115
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Lane to Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School

Thomas More Catholic School

Distance: 1.02 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 831
Address: Russell Hill Road, CR8 2XP
Telephone: 02086686251
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Lane to Thomas More Catholic School

Woodcote High School

Distance: 1.04 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1204
Address: Meadow Rise, CR5 2EH
Telephone: 02086686464
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Lane to Woodcote High School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Purley War Memorial Hospital

Address: 856 Brighton Road, 856 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2YL,
NHS Sector
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8401 3000
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Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Purley War Memorial Hospital

The Royal Marsden Hospital (Surrey)

Address: Downs Road, Sutton, SM2 5PT,
NHS Sector
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 8642 6011
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Distance: 4.04 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to The Royal Marsden Hospital (Surrey)

Sutton Hospital

Address: Cotswold Road, Sutton, SM2 5NF,
NHS Sector
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8296 2000
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Distance: 4.32 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Sutton Hospital

Queen Mary's Hospital For Children

Address: Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1AA,
NHS Sector
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 8296 2000
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Distance: 5.74 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Queen Mary's Hospital For Children
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Woodcote Medical

Address: Woodcote Medical, 32 Foxley Lane, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3EE
Telephone: 020 87635620
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Woodcote Medical

Purley Medical Practice

Address: Purley Medical Practice, 73 Lansdowne Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2PE
Telephone: 020 86604130
Distance: 1.05 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Purley Medical Practice

Keston Medical Practice

Address: Purley War Memorial Hosp, 856 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2YL
Telephone: 020 86608292
Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Keston Medical Practice

Purley Miu - at Medics

Address: Purley Miu, Purley Memorial Hospital, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2YL
Telephone: 020 84013238
Distance: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Purley Miu - at Medics
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Foxley Lane Dental Practice

Address: Foxley Lane Dental Practice, 49 Foxley Lane, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3EH
Distance: 0.54 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Foxley Lane Dental Practice

Purley Dental Practice

Address: Purley Dental Practice, 21 Foxley Lane, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3EH
Distance: 0.54 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Purley Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Purley House, 22 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3AD
Distance: 0.96 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Dental Surgery

22 Pampisford Road

Address: 22 Pampisford Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2NE
Distance: 1.25 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to 22 Pampisford Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Purley Library

Banstead Road, Purley, Croydon, CR83YH
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 0.97 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to Purley Library

The Library @ The Phoenix Centre

Mollison Drive, Roundshaw, Wallington, SM69NZ
Telephone: 0208 7704901
Distance: 1.58 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to The Library @ The Phoenix Centre

Coulsdon Library

167 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Croydon, CR52NN
Telephone: 020 8726 6900
Distance: 2.03 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to Coulsdon Library

Wallington Library

Shotfield, Wallington, SM60HY
Telephone: 020 8770 4886
Distance: 2.44 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Lane to Wallington Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Reedham (Greater London) Station is 1.1 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Lane to Reedham (Greater London)

Reedham (Greater London) station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Croydon South area on the Tattenham Corner and Caterham Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Anerley • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon Town • East Croydon • Forest Hill • Honor Oak Park • Kingswood • London Bridge • New Cross Gate • Norbury • Norwood Junction • Penge West • Purley • Purley Oaks • Selhurst • South Croydon • Streatham Common • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Thornton Heath • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • Woodmansterne

Coulsdon Town Station is 1.91 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Lane to Coulsdon Town

Coulsdon Town station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Croydon South area on the Tattenham Corner and Caterham Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Anerley • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • East Croydon • Forest Hill • Honor Oak Park • Kingswood • London Bridge • New Cross Gate • Norbury • Norwood Junction • Penge West • Purley • Purley Oaks • Reedham (Greater London) • Selhurst • South Croydon • Streatham Common • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Thornton Heath • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • Woodmansterne

Riddlesdown Station is 2.42 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Lane to Riddlesdown

Riddlesdown station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Croydon South area on the East Grinstead Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Clapham Junction • Dormans • East Croydon • East Grinstead • Hurst Green • Lingfield • London Bridge • Norwood Junction • Oxted • Sanderstead • Selhurst • South Croydon • Upper Warlingham • Victoria • Woldingham

Purley Oaks Station is 2.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Lane to Purley Oaks

Purley Oaks station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Croydon South area on the Windmill Bridge Jcn - Brighton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Anerley • Balham • Battersea Park • Brockley • Caterham • Chipstead • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon Town • East Croydon • Forest Hill • Honor Oak Park • Imperial Wharf • Kenley • Kensington Olympia • Kingswood • London Bridge • New Cross Gate • Norbury • Norwood Junction • Penge West • Purley • Reedham (Greater London) • Selhurst • Shepherds Bush • South Croydon • Streatham Common • Sydenham • Tadworth • Tattenham Corner • Thornton Heath • Victoria • Wandsworth Common • West Brompton • Whyteleafe • Whyteleafe South • Woodmansterne

Tube Stations

Nearest Tube Stations

Morden is (Zone 4) 8.24 Kilometers away (5.12 miles)
Colliers Wood is (Zone 3) 9.32 Kilometers away (5.79 miles)
South Wimbledon is (Zone 3) 9.43 Kilometers away (5.86 miles)
Tooting Broadway is (Zone 3) 10.13 Kilometers away (6.29 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kingston Town End Pier is 14.25 Kilometers away
Directions from Birch Lane to Kingston Town End Pier
Wandsworth Riverside Quarter Pier is 14.49 Kilometers away
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Kingston Turks Pier is 14.63 Kilometers away
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Ditton Island Ferry Landing is 15.01 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Lane is approximately 2.57 miles from the A23

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M23 J7/A23 - 6.92 Km Away
Directions from Birch Lane to M23 J7/A23
Junction: M25 J7/M23 J8 - 8.36 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J8/A217 - 10.05 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J6/A22/B2235 - 10.13 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco

8 Purley Road Purley CR8 2HA, CR8 2HA
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Lane to Tesco

Sainsbury's Supermarket Ltd

Sainsburys Local 6-9 Purley Parade High Street Purley CR8 2AB, CR8 2AB
Distance: 1.24 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Lane to Sainsbury's Supermarket Ltd

Co Operative Food

60 Godstone Road Purley CR8 2DD, CR8 2DD
Distance: 1.47 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Lane to Co Operative Food

Waitrose

110-112 Brighton Road Coulsdon CR5 2NB, CR5 2NB
Distance: 1.89 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Honeywood Heritage Centre
Distance: 3.67 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Honeywood Heritage Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Croydon
Distance: 4.01 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Museum of Croydon

Museum

Attraction Name: East Surrey Museum
Distance: 6.68 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to East Surrey Museum

Garden

Attraction Name: Morden Hall Park
Distance: 7.97 (km)
Directions from Birch Lane to Morden Hall Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Croydon London Boro
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Taberner House
Park Lane
Croydon
CR9 3JS
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 020 8726 6000
County Council: Greater London Authority
Address:
Within the electoral area of Purley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Croydon South
The Member of Parliament is Chris Philp
Details for the MP Chris Philp on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Chris Philp won with a majority of 11406 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 83518
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01001094
Ons Area Name:Croydon 038E
Average Age : 43.71
Population: 1585.00
Male Population: 781.00 (49.27%)
Female Population: 804.00 (50.73%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
Welcome to the Purley Safer Neighbourhoods Team page.
Our team is comprised of Police Officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and we are dedicated to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live in, work in and visit. We listen and talk to you, and find out what affects your daily life and feelings of security. Our priorities are then set by the local community and we work with you and other agencies to find a lasting solution.
You can contact us via e-mail or phone. As part of the Policing Pledge we will respond to every message directed to us within 24 hours. However, we are not a 24-hour response team, so if it is an emergency please call 999.
For more information about local policing visit the main Safer Neighbourhoods website.
For more information about local crime statistics in your ward, please visit the local crime maps website for Purley Safer Neighbourhoods Team.
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Email Police
Telephone: 07920233892
Policing Links:
Purley Saferneighbourhoods Team
Local Crime

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime28
Shoplifting3
Burglary11
Criminal-damage-arson7
Vehicle-crime4
Other-theft9
Other-crime1
Robbery2
Public-order5
Drugs4
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Lane

OS Reference: 530175, 161663
OS Grid Reference: TQ302617
Latitude and Longitude: 51.338630054683, -0.13096417670373
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 14.0719 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Lane

Map Number: 187
Map Name: Dorking & Reigate
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