Birches Close

Postcode: GL5 1TJ

Birches Close is a street in the settlement of Stroud governed by Stroud Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Uplands Ward in the administration area of Stroud District Council within Gloucestershire County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Birches Close is located 92.13 miles West from the centre of London, 8.16 miles South from the centre of Gloucester, 22.5 miles North West from the centre of Swindon and 26.18 miles North East from the centre of Bristol.

Road Name:Birches Close
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:20 Mph
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Postcodes for Birches Close

GL5 1TJ
Height

Height

The Central point of Birches Close is approximately 61 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01453
Telephone Exchange: STROUD - SSSTD
Telephone Cabinet: P21
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 11.8
Median Speed: 11.3
Maximum Speed: 16.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 3
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birches Close

2 Birches Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 28/04/2016
1 Birches Close
Sale Price: £210,000
Sale Date: 02/04/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Uplands Community Primary School

Distance: 0.31 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 106
Address: Thompson Road, Uplands, GL5 1TE
Telephone: 01453762409
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birches Close to Uplands Community Primary School

Stroud and Cotswold Alternative Provision School

Distance: 0.33 Kilometers
Type: Pupil Referral Unit
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 25
Address: Ryeleaze Road, GL5 1JR
Telephone: 01453767293
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birches Close to Stroud and Cotswold Alternative Provision School

St Rose's Special School

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: Non-Maintained Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 38
Address: Stratford Lawn, GL5 4AP
Telephone: 01453763793
Website: Visit School Website
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The Rosary Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 166
Address: Beeches Green, GL5 4AB
Telephone: 01453762774
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birches Close to The Rosary Catholic Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Stroud General Hospital

Address: Trinity Road,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 8080
Distance: 0.76 (km)
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Hollybrook

Address: Berkeley Close,
NHS Sector
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.75 (km)
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Westridge

Address: Horsemarling Lane,
NHS Sector
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 3.8 (km)
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Vale Community Hospital

Address: Lister Road,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 8434
Distance: 11.78 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Locking Hill Surgery

Address: Locking Hill Surgery, Locking Hill, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1UY
Telephone: 01453 764222
Distance: 0.26 (km)
Directions from Birches Close to Locking Hill Surgery

Stroud Hc

Address: Stroud Health Centre, Beeches Green, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4BH
Telephone: 01453 763980
Distance: 0.31 (km)
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Stroud Valleys Family Practice

Address: Stroud Valley F.p, Beeches Green H.c, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4BH
Telephone: 01453 764696
Distance: 0.31 (km)
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Rowcroft Medical Centre

Address: Rowcroft Medical Centre, Rowcroft Retreat, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3BE
Telephone: 01453 764471
Distance: 0.53 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

48 Lansdown

Address: 48 Lansdown, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1BN
Distance: 0.22 (km)
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Stroud Health Centre

Address: Stroud Health Centre, Beeches Green, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4BH
Distance: 0.31 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 10 Lansdown, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1BB
Distance: 0.32 (km)
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Nelson Street Dental Practice

Address: Nelson Street Dental Practice, 17 18 Nelson Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2HN
Distance: 0.53 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Stroud Library

Lansdown, Stroud, GL51BB
Telephone:
Distance: 0.34 Kilometres
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Stonehouse Library

Elms Road, Stonehouse, GL102NP
Telephone:
Distance: 4.9 Kilometres
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Minchinhampton Library

School Road, Stroud, GL69BP
Telephone: 0845 2305420
Distance: 5.13 Kilometres
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Nailsworth Library

Old Market, Nailsworth, GL60DU
Telephone: 0845 2305420
Distance: 6.03 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Stroud Station is 0.62 Kilometers away

Directions from Birches Close to Stroud

Stroud station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Stroud area on the Swindon - Stonehouse stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Cheltenham Spa • Chippenham • Didcot Parkway • Dilton Marsh • Gloucester • Kemble • Melksham • Paddington • Reading • Romsey • Salisbury • Southampton Central • Stonehouse • Swindon • Trowbridge • Warminster • Westbury • Worcester Shrub Hill

Stonehouse Station is 4.54 Kilometers away

Directions from Birches Close to Stonehouse

Stonehouse station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Stroud area on the Swindon - Stonehouse stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Cheltenham Spa • Chippenham • Didcot Parkway • Dilton Marsh • Gloucester • Kemble • Melksham • Paddington • Reading • Romsey • Salisbury • Southampton Central • Stroud • Swindon • Trowbridge • Warminster • Westbury • Worcester Shrub Hill

Airports

Nearest Airports

Gloucestershire Airport is 16.44 Kilometers away Directions from Birches Close to Gloucestershire Airport
Bristol International Airport is 52.92 Kilometers away Directions from Birches Close to Bristol International Airport
Birmingham International Airport is 84.88 Kilometers away Directions from Birches Close to Birmingham International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 18.66 Kilometers away
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Lydney Harbour is 20.61 Kilometers away
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Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing is 41.67 Kilometers away
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Castle Park Ferry Landing is 41.68 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birches Close is approximately 4.32 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J12/B4008 - 7.52 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J13/A419 - 7.6 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J11A/A417(T) - 12.4 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J11/A40(T) - 16.2 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland Frozen Foods Plc

10 Cornhill Shopping Centre, Union Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2JT
Distance: 0.51 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores Ltd

Stratford Mill, Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AG
Distance: 0.74 Kilometres
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Sainsbury's

Dudbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3HG
Distance: 2.1 Kilometres
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Tesco Express

35 Tanglewood Way, Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 8DE
Distance: 4.13 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Stroud Museum, The Museum in the Park
Distance: 1.12 (km)
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Garden

Attraction Name: Painswick Rococo Garden
Distance: 4.78 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Woodchester Mansion & Park
Distance: 5.12 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Thisledown
Distance: 6.09 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Stroud District
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Ebley Mill
Westward Road
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 4UB
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01453 766 321
County Council: Gloucestershire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Uplands Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Stroud
The Member of Parliament is David Drew
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In the 2017 General Election David Drew won with a majority of 687 the result was Lab gain from Con. The total electorate was 82839
Within the area of Stroud Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01022411
Ons Area Name:Stroud 006D
Average Age : 42.09
Population: 2215.00
Male Population: 1065.00 (48.08%)
Female Population: 1150.00 (51.92%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 21 (0.95%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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Email Police
Policing Links:
www.stroud.gov.uk
www.stroudtown.gov.uk
www.stroudcab.org.uk
www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary20
Shoplifting29
Public-order4
Violent-crime32
Drugs3
Criminal-damage-arson20
1
Other-theft10
Vehicle-crime7
Robbery2
Bicycle-theft3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birches Close

OS Reference: 385347, 205607
OS Grid Reference: SO853056
Latitude and Longitude: 51.74851319006, -2.2122764673842
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 10.6556 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birches Close

Map Number: 162
Map Name: Gloucester & Forest of Dean
Stroud
Stroud
Gloucestershire
South West
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