Birchwood Drive

Postcode: SR8 2RS

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

Birchwood Drive is located 230.94 miles North from the centre of London, 18.06 miles South East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 56.15 miles North from the centre of York and 63.29 miles East from the centre of Carlisle.

Road Name:Birchwood Drive
Road Type:unclassified
Speed Limit:40 Mph
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Postcodes for Birchwood Drive

SR8 2RS
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birchwood Drive is approximately 4.72536 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 121 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birchwood Drive is a river called Gore Burn which is approximately 0.326881 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchwood Drive is approximately 121 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01429 - Hartlepool
Area Code: 01740 - Sedgefield
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchwood Drive

Apollo House Birchwood Drive
Sale Price: £175,000
Sale Date: 07/11/2013
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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Howletch Lane Primary School

Distance: 1.11 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 470
Address: Pennine Drive, SR8 2NQ
Telephone: 01915862765
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Howletch Lane Primary School

The Academy at Shotton Hall

Distance: 1.16 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1161
Address: Passfield Way, SR8 1AU
Telephone: 01915180222
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Drive to The Academy at Shotton Hall

Shotton Hall Primary School

Distance: 1.18 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 359
Address: Waveney Road, SR8 1NX
Telephone: 01915864515
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Shotton Hall Primary School

Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary

Distance: 1.64 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 298
Address: Westway, SR8 1DE
Telephone: 01915862264
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

University Hospital Of Hartlepool

Address: Holdforth Road, Hartlepool, TS24 9AH,
NHS Sector
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01642 617617
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Distance: 10.73 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to University Hospital Of Hartlepool

City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of Hartlepool

Address: Holdforth Road, Hartlepool, TS24 9AH,
Independent Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01429 266654
Distance: 10.73 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of Hartlepool

Sedgefield Community Hospital

Address: Salters Lane, Sedgefield, Stockton-On-Tees, TS21 3EE,
Independent Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 11.44 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Sedgefield Community Hospital

Hopewood Park

Address: Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NB,
NHS Sector
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 11.93 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Hopewood Park
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Palliative Care Medicine

Address: Easington Macmillan Serv., 1 Palmer Road, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 2HU
Telephone: 0191 5862426
Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Palliative Care Medicine

Shotton Medical Practice

Address: Shotton Medical Practice, Bevan Grove, Shotton Colliery, County Durham, DH6 2LQ
Telephone: 0191 5261643
Distance: 1.42 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Shotton Medical Practice

Southdene Medical Centre

Address: Southdene Medical Centre, Front St, Shotton Colliery, Co.durham, DH6 2LT
Telephone: 0191 5265818
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Southdene Medical Centre

Station Road Surgery

Address: The Surgery, Station Rd, Shotton Colliery, Durham, County Durham, DH6 2JL
Telephone: 0191 5265913
Distance: 2.04 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Station Road Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Castle Dene Dental Surgery

Address: Castle Dene Dental Surgery, 15 the Upper Chare, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1BW
Distance: 2.31 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Castle Dene Dental Surgery

Dental Practice

Address: Dental Practice, 30 Yoden Way, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1AL
Distance: 2.37 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 6 the Avenue, Wheatley Hill, Durham, County Durham, DH6 3NT
Distance: 3.36 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Dental Surgery

Alexanders

Address: Alexanders, 2 Dene Terrace, Horden, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 4JF
Distance: 3.47 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Alexanders
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Shotton Library

Co-operative Terrace, Shotton, DH62LW
Telephone: 0191 526 1379
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchwood Drive to Shotton Library

Peterlee Library

Burnhope Way, Peterlee, SR81NT
Telephone: 0191 5862279
Distance: 2.18 Kilometres
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Wingate Library

Front Street, Wingate, TS285AA
Telephone: 01429 838 339
Distance: 3.21 Kilometres
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Horden Library

Sunderland Road, Peterlee, SR84PF
Telephone: 0191 586 3887
Distance: 3.4 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaham Station is 9.55 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Drive to Seaham

Seaham station is operated by Northern in the Easington 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 • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Chester-Le-Street Station is 17.42 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Drive 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

Heworth Station is 24.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Drive 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

Manors Station is 28.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood Drive to Manors

Manors station is operated by Northern in the Newcastle upon Tyne East area on the Newcastle - Border [nr Berwick] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Chathill • Cramlington • Dunston • MetroCentre • Morpeth • Newcastle • Pegswood • Widdrington

Airports

Nearest Airports

Durham Tees Valley Airport is 27.33 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood Drive to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Newcastle International Airport is 38.24 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood Drive to Newcastle International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 100.16 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood Drive to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 143.4 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood Drive to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge North Side is 20.88 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge South Side is 20.98 Kilometers away
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Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 26.99 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 27.43 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchwood Drive is approximately 0.02 miles from the A19

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291 - 10.05 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 11.1 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J60/A689 - 14.57 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 17.62 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Local

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LR
Distance: 1.07 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Sainsburys Local

The Co-Operative Food

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LRCo-Operative Terrace, Shotton Colliery, Durham, DH6 2LW
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood Drive to The Co-Operative Food

The Co-Operative Food

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LRCo-Operative Terrace, Shotton Colliery, Durham, DH6 2LWDurham Road, Wingate, TS28 5HS
Distance: 2.05 Kilometres
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Lidl

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LRCo-Operative Terrace, Shotton Colliery, Durham, DH6 2LWDurham Road, Wingate, TS28 5HSHowletch Lane, Peterlee, SR8 2BL
Distance: 2.09 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Castle Eden Dene Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.69 (km)
Directions from Birchwood Drive to Castle Eden Dene Nature Reserve

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre
Distance: 3.14 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Wingate Quarry
Distance: 4.13 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm
Distance: 6.47 (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
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Easington
The Member of Parliament is Morris, Grahame M.
Within the area of Shotton Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020769
Ons Area Name:County Durham 037B
Average Age : 38.27
Population: 1268.00
Male Population: 630.00 (49.68%)
Female Population: 638.00 (50.32%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 33 (2.6%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime35
Shoplifting10
Other-crime3
Burglary32
Other-theft7
Criminal-damage-arson25
Vehicle-crime5
Public-order9
1
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birchwood Drive

OS Reference: 440692, 540092
OS Grid Reference: NZ407401
Latitude and Longitude: 54.754023829086, -1.3676713685356
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 4.72536 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchwood Drive

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