Birchmere

Postcode: DL16 6TU

Birchmere is a street in the settlement of Spennymoor governed by Spennymoor Civil Parish council in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Birchmere is located 230.28 miles North from the centre of London, 18.47 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 54.58 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 55.9 miles North West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Birchmere
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birchmere

DL16 6TU
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchmere is approximately 97 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01388
Telephone Exchange: SPENNYMOOR - NESP
Telephone Cabinet: P14
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 12.6
Median Speed: 8
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 22
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchmere

16 Birchmere
Sale Price: £194,950
Sale Date: 12/08/2016
2 Birchmere
Sale Price: £147,500
Sale Date: 06/10/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Ox Close Primary School

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 267
Address: Ox Close Crescent, DL16 6RU
Telephone: 01388814860
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchmere to Ox Close Primary School

Oxclose Nursery School

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 79
Address: Oxclose Crescent, DL16 6RU
Telephone: 01388814970
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchmere to Oxclose Nursery School

King Street Primary School

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 210
Address: High Grange Road, DL16 6RA
Telephone: 01388816078
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchmere to King Street Primary School

St Charles' Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School

Distance: 1.09 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 209
Address: Durham Road, DL16 6SL
Telephone: 01388814285
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchmere to St Charles' Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Bishop Auckland Hospital

Address: Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6AD,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01388 455000
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Distance: 7.36 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Bishop Auckland Hospital

Auckland Park Hospital, Bishop Auckland

Address: Westfield Road, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6AE,
NHS Sector
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01388 645300
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Distance: 7.47 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Auckland Park Hospital, Bishop Auckland

University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 9.12 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to University Hospital Of North Durham

City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: University Hospital Of Durham, Dryburn Hospital, North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
Independent Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.12 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Oxford Road Medical Practice

Address: The Surgery, Oxford Road, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6BQ
Telephone: 01388 810081
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Oxford Road Medical Practice

Bishops Close Medical Practice

Address: Spennymoor Health Centre, Bishop's Close, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6ED
Telephone: 01388 811455
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Bishops Close Medical Practice

St Andrew's Medical Practice

Address: Sensier House, St Andrew's Lane, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6QA
Telephone: 01388 817777
Distance: 1.07 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to St Andrew's Medical Practice

4real Service

Address: Council Offices, Green Lane, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6JQ
Telephone: 0300 0267567
Distance: 2.37 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to 4real Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 17 Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 7LD
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 5 Clyde Terrace, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 7SE
Distance: 1.19 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Dental Surgery

Ferryhill Dental Surgery

Address: Ferryhill Dental Surgery, Old Sorting Office, Durham Road, Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17 8LG
Distance: 3.8 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Ferryhill Dental Surgery

Dental Surgeon

Address: Dental Surgeon, 34 Frederick Street South, Meadowfield, Durham, County Durham, DH7 8NA
Distance: 4.78 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Dental Surgeon
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Spennymoor Library

24 Cheapside, Spennymoor, DL166DJ
Telephone: 01388 814 694
Distance: 0.97 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchmere to Spennymoor Library

Ferryhill Library

North Street, Ferryhill, DL178HX
Telephone:
Distance: 3.98 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchmere to Ferryhill Library

Willington Library

46a High Street, Crook, DL150PG
Telephone: 01388 746 341
Distance: 5.51 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchmere to Willington Library

Cornforth Library

High Street, Ferryhill, DL179HP
Telephone: 01740654 320
Distance: 5.7 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchmere to Cornforth Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 16.48 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchmere to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Airports

Nearest Airports

Durham Tees Valley Airport is 24.55 Kilometers away Directions from Birchmere to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Newcastle International Airport is 37.23 Kilometers away Directions from Birchmere to Newcastle International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 93.23 Kilometers away Directions from Birchmere to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 28 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchmere to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 28.01 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchmere to Transporter Bridge North Side
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 33.29 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchmere to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 34.01 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchmere to South Shields Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchmere is approximately 3.69 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291 - 6.19 Km Away
Directions from Birchmere to A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291
Junction: A1(M) J60/A689 - 8.69 Km Away
Directions from Birchmere to A1(M) J60/A689
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 10.87 Km Away
Directions from Birchmere to A1(M) J62/A690
Junction: A1(M) J59/A167 - 14.06 Km Away
Directions from Birchmere to A1(M) J59/A167

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland Foods

Oxford Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6YQ
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
Directions from Birchmere to Iceland Foods

Aldi Stores Ltd

Oxford Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6YQCambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DF
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
Directions from Birchmere to Aldi Stores Ltd

Lidl

Oxford Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6YQCambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFWesleyan Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6DF
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
Directions from Birchmere to Lidl

Asda

Oxford Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6YQCambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFWesleyan Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFSt Andrews Lane, Spennymoor, DL16 6QB
Distance: 1.12 Kilometres
Directions from Birchmere to Asda

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Rosa Shafto Nature Reserve
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Rosa Shafto Nature Reserve

Country Park

Attraction Name: Whitworth Hall Country Park
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Whitworth Hall Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Auckland Castle Deer House
Distance: 5.3 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Auckland Castle Deer House

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Bishop Auckland Discovery Centre
Distance: 5.59 (km)
Directions from Birchmere to Bishop Auckland Discovery Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
Visit the Council's Website
County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bishop Auckland
The Member of Parliament is Helen Goodman
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In the 2017 General Election Helen Goodman won with a majority of 502 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 67661
Within the area of Spennymoor Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020837
Ons Area Name:County Durham 047D
Average Age : 45.39
Population: 1734.00
Male Population: 857.00 (49.42%)
Female Population: 877.00 (50.58%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 11 (0.63%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

- Felinfoel, Dafen and Swiss Valley, Llangennech, Bryn and Hendy, Llwynhendy and Bynea, Burry Port, Kidwelly

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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime43
Other-theft13
Burglary9
Public-order8
Criminal-damage-arson20
Shoplifting10
Bicycle-theft3
Other-crime3
Drugs1
Vehicle-crime2
3
Robbery1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birchmere

OS Reference: 425340, 534769
OS Grid Reference: NZ253348
Latitude and Longitude: 54.70719288176, -1.6066874335122
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 18.0682 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchmere

Map Number: 93
Map Name: Cleveland & Darlington
Spennymoor
Durham
North East
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