Birchs Close

Postcode: LU7 9LU

Birchs Close is a street in the settlement of Hockliffe governed by Hockliffe Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Heath and Reach Ward in the administration area of Central Bedfordshire Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Birchs Close is located 35.9 miles North West from the centre of London, 7.92 miles North West from the centre of Luton, 10.87 miles South East from the centre of Milton Keynes and 12.56 miles North East from the centre of Aylesbury.

Road Name:Birch's Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birchs Close

LU7 9LU
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birchs Close is approximately 52.9369 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 103 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birchs Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.134154 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchs Close is approximately 103 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01525 - Leighton Buzzard
Area Code: 01582 - Luton
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7
Median Speed: 8.1
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 26
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchs Close

1 Birchs Close
Sale Price: £290,000
Sale Date: 21/04/2017
11a Birchs Close
Sale Price: £220,000
Sale Date: 17/01/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Hockliffe Lower School

Distance: 0.43 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 62
Address: Woburn Road, Hockliffe, LU7 9LL
Telephone: 01525210330
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchs Close to Hockliffe Lower School

Stanbridge Lower School

Distance: 2.34 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 120
Address: Tilsworth Road, Stanbridge, LU7 9HY
Telephone: 01525210328
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchs Close to Stanbridge Lower School

Toddington St George Church of England School

Distance: 3.77 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 327
Address: Manor Road, Toddington, LU5 6AJ
Telephone: 01525872360
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Beaudesert Lower School

Distance: 3.86 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 242
Address: Appenine Way, LU7 3DX
Telephone: 01525373019
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchs Close to Beaudesert Lower School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Wichellows Wharf (Mental Health Services)

Address: The Elms, Stoke Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2TD,
Independent Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 6.3 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Wichellows Wharf (Mental Health Services)

Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Address: The L&D Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ,
NHS Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01582 491166
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Distance: 8.32 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Luton and Dunstable Hospital

BPAS Luton

Address: First Floor, The Albany, 4 Cardiff Road, Luton, LU1 2PP,
Independent Sector
Bpas (Head Office)
Telephone: 03457304030
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Distance: 12.5 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to BPAS Luton

London Road (Mental Health Services)

Address: 105 London Road, Luton, LU1 3RG,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
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Distance: 13.07 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to London Road (Mental Health Services)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Toddington Medical Centre

Address: Toddington Medical Centre, Luton Road, Toddington, Bedfordshire, LU5 6DE
Telephone: 01525 872222
Distance: 3.98 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Toddington Medical Centre

Houghton Regis Medical Centre

Address: Houghton Regis Med.ctr., Peel St, Houghton Regis, Nr.dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 5EZ
Telephone: 01582 866161
Distance: 5.02 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Houghton Regis Medical Centre

Salisbury House Surgery

Address: Salisbury House Surgery, Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1RS
Telephone: 01525 243890
Distance: 5.55 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Salisbury House Surgery

Chiltern Hills Practice

Address: 106 High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LN
Telephone: 01582 608420
Distance: 5.66 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Chiltern Hills Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Toddington Dental Surgery

Address: Toddington Dental Surgery, the Old Forge, Market Square, Toddington, Bedfordshire, LU5 6BP
Distance: 4.09 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Toddington Dental Surgery

19 Church Square

Address: 19 Church Square, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 6AA
Distance: 4.11 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to 19 Church Square

Houghton Regis Dental Practice

Address: Houghton Regis Dental Practice, 105 - 111 High Street, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Dunstable, LU5 5BJ
Distance: 4.92 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Houghton Regis Dental Practice

Priory Orthodontic Practice

Address: Priory Orthodontic Practice, Houghton Regis Dental Centre, 105 - 111 High Street, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, LU5 5BJ
Distance: 4.92 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Priory Orthodontic Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Toddington Library

9 Market Square, Toddington, LU56BP
Telephone: 3003008069
Distance: 4.09 Kilometres
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Houghton Regis Library

Bedford Sq, Houghton Regis, LU55ES
Telephone: 3003008058
Distance: 5.03 Kilometres
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Leighton Buzzard Library

Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU71RX
Telephone:
Distance: 5.52 Kilometres
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Dunstable Library

Vernon Place, Dunstable, LU54HA
Telephone:
Distance: 6.14 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Harlington Station is 6.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchs Close to Harlington

Harlington station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Leagrave Station is 8.85 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchs Close to Leagrave

Leagrave station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton North area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Flitwick Station is 10.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchs Close to Flitwick

Flitwick station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Aspley Guise Station is 10.82 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchs Close to Aspley Guise

Aspley Guise station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 15.05 Kilometers away Directions from Birchs Close to London Luton Airport
London Oxford Airport is 51.24 Kilometers away Directions from Birchs Close to London Oxford Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 51.27 Kilometers away Directions from Birchs Close to London Heathrow Airport
London Stansted Airport is 57.88 Kilometers away Directions from Birchs Close to London Stansted Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 53.21 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchs Close to Kew Pier
Richmond St. Helena Pier is 55.55 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchs Close to Richmond St. Helena Pier
Richmond Landing Stage is 55.76 Kilometers away
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Savoy Pier is 56.48 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchs Close is approximately 0.16 miles from the A5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 5.5 Km Away
Directions from Birchs Close to M1 J12/A5120
Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 8.63 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 10.94 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J10/M1 - 13.68 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Wm Morrison Supermarket PLC

Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1WS
Distance: 5.31 Kilometres
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Co-operative Group

121 Westfield Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1DP
Distance: 5.44 Kilometres
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Marks & Spencer Simply Food

Toddington M1 Services Southbound, M1 Junction 12 to Junction 11, Toddington, Dunstable, LU5 6HR
Distance: 5.76 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores Ltd

Vimy Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1ER
Distance: 6.04 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Toddington Manor
Distance: 4.18 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Toddington Manor

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mead Open Farm
Distance: 4.39 (km)
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Garden

Attraction Name: Toddington Manor
Distance: 4.5 (km)
Directions from Birchs Close to Toddington Manor

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Totternhoe Knolls Nature Reserve
Distance: 5.15 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Central Bedfordshire
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Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 300 8000
Within the electoral area of Heath and Reach Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South West Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Selous, Andrew
Within the area of Hockliffe Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017577
Ons Area Name:Central Bedfordshire 019A
Average Age : 43.48
Population: 2169.00
Male Population: 1097.00 (50.58%)
Female Population: 1072.00 (49.42%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 26 (1.2%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

The Creigiau and St Fagans Ward also covers the rural villages of Gwaelod y Garth and Capel Llanilltern.The areas have very active Communities which are well supported by two Community Councils. The local area also consists of many farms, stables and places of interest such as the Museum of Welsh Life.  The PC for the area is Huw Thomas (126), he works closely with Jessica Southam, his contact details are 07584004472 mobile email; huw.thomas2@south-wales.pnn.police.uk  or at Fairwater Police Station on 02920 571562 .There are now two more PCSOs for the area;- Bethan Langdon 55508 ( mobile 07825503741) email; beth.langdon@south-wales.pnn.police.uk and Richard Harrison 55621 -07825503844-email-richard.harrison2@south-wales.pnn.police.uk.

 

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Telephone: 101 or contact named
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Location details

Location Details

Birchs Close

OS Reference: 497615, 226554
OS Grid Reference: SP976266
Latitude and Longitude: 51.928497526189, -0.58017812711166
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 52.9369 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchs Close

Map Number: 165
Map Name: Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard
Hockliffe
Central Bedfordshire
South East
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