Birchwood Close

Postcode: DH9 0SN

Birchwood Close is a street governed by Urpeth Civil Parish council in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Birchwood Close is located 242.11 miles North from the centre of London, 6.89 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 51.1 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 67.54 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Birchwood Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birchwood Close

DH9 0SN
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchwood Close is approximately 144 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01207 - Consett
Area Code: 019467 - Gosforth
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.9
Median Speed: 5.6
Maximum Speed: 16
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 16
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchwood Close

12 Birchwood Close
Sale Price: £280,000
Sale Date: 30/03/2016
5 Birchwood Close
Sale Price: £280,000
Sale Date: 13/04/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Beamish Primary School

Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 102
Address: Co-operative Villas, Beamish, DH9 0QN
Telephone: 01913700181
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Close to Beamish Primary School

West Pelton Primary School

Distance: 1.09 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 68
Address: Twizell Lane, West Pelton, DH9 6SQ
Telephone: 01913700238
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Close to West Pelton Primary School

East Stanley School

Distance: 1.98 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 229
Address: Chester Road, East Stanley, DH9 0TN
Telephone: 01207233611
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Close to East Stanley School

Shield Row Primary School

Distance: 1.99 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 190
Address: King Edward VIII Terrace, Shield Row, DH9 0HQ
Telephone: 01207239661
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Close to Shield Row Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 5.86 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Chester Le Street Hospital

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 6.06 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Spire Washington Hospital

Dunston Hill Hospital

Address: Dunston Hill, Gateshead, NE11 9QT,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 7.64 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Dunston Hill Hospital

Bensham Hospital

Address: Saltwell Road, Gateshead, NE8 4YL,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 7.86 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Bensham Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Craghead Medical Centre

Address: Craghead Medical Centre, the Middles, Craghead, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 6AN
Telephone: 01207 290032
Distance: 2.81 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Craghead Medical Centre

Stanley Medical Group

Address: Stanley Primary Care Ctr, Clifford Road, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0AB
Telephone: 01207 285800
Distance: 2.94 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Stanley Medical Group

Tanfield View Medical Group

Address: Tanfield View Surgery, Scott St, Tanfield, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 8AD
Telephone: 01207 232384
Distance: 3.15 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Tanfield View Medical Group

Pelton & Fellrose Medical Group

Address: Unit 1, Lavender Centre, Pelton Lane, Pelton, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH2 1HS
Telephone: 0191 3700500
Distance: 3.28 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Pelton & Fellrose Medical Group
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Roseberry School House

Address: Roseberry School House, Pelton Lane, Pelton, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH2 1NP
Distance: 2.27 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 11 Station Road, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0JL
Distance: 2.79 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 13-15 Front Street, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0JE
Distance: 2.87 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1a Clifford Road, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0AB
Distance: 2.94 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pelton Library

Ouston Lane, Chester Le Street, DH21EZ
Telephone: 0191 3700485
Distance: 3.27 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchwood Close to Pelton Library

South Moor Library

Severn Crescent, Stanley, DH97PX
Telephone: 01207 235 596
Distance: 3.48 Kilometres
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Birtley Library

Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 5.36 Kilometres
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Chester-le-Street Library

Station Road, Chester Le Street, DH33BP
Telephone:
Distance: 5.7 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 5.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Close 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

Dunston Station is 8.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Close to Dunston

Dunston station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

MetroCentre Station is 9.04 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Close to MetroCentre

MetroCentre station is operated by Northern in the Blaydon area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Annan • Aspatria • Auchinleck • Bardon Mill • Barrhead • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Dalston • Dumfries • Dunlop • Dunston • Flimby • Glasgow Central • Gretna Green • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Harrington • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kilmarnock • Kilmaurs • Kirkconnel • Manors • Marton • Maryport • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • New Cumnock • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Parton • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Sanquhar • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stewarton • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitehaven • Widdrington • Wigton • Workington • Wylam

Heworth Station is 10.33 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Close to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 18.08 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood Close to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 43.14 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood Close to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 18.27 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 19.08 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 19.38 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 42.51 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchwood Close is approximately 3.10 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 5.88 Km Away
Directions from Birchwood Close to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 6.1 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 6.51 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 12.32 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co-op

Allendale House, Front Street, Pelton, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1DE
Distance: 2.91 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood Close to The Co-op

Iceland Foods

Allendale House, Front Street, Pelton, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1DEScott Street, Stanley, DH9 8AD
Distance: 3.15 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood Close to Iceland Foods

Asda

Allendale House, Front Street, Pelton, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1DEScott Street, Stanley, DH9 8ADFront Street, Stanley, DH9 0NB
Distance: 3.22 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood Close to Asda

The Co-operative Food

Allendale House, Front Street, Pelton, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1DEScott Street, Stanley, DH9 8ADFront Street, Stanley, DH9 0NBUnit 1 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LP
Distance: 5.21 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum
Distance: 0.83 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Causey Arch
Distance: 3.36 (km)
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Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Tanfield Railway
Distance: 4.27 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Close to Tanfield Railway

Museum

Attraction Name: Tyneside Locomotive Museum
Distance: 4.7 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
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County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
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Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Durham
The Member of Parliament is Kevan Jones
Details for the MP Kevan Jones on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Kevan Jones won with a majority of 12939 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 66970
Within the area of Urpeth Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020622
Ons Area Name:County Durham 002C
Average Age : 40.95
Population: 1657.00
Male Population: 829.00 (50.03%)
Female Population: 828.00 (49.97%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 11 (0.66%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Drugs2
Other-theft2
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Criminal-damage-arson4
Vehicle-crime2
Burglary1
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Location details

Location Details

Birchwood Close

OS Reference: 422296, 553712
OS Grid Reference: NZ223537
Latitude and Longitude: 54.877584566753, -1.6524764581687
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 7.23322 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchwood Close

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Beamish
Durham
North East
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