Birds Close

Postcode: AL7 4AR

Birds Close is a street in the settlement of Welwyn Garden City which is within the electoral area of Howlands Ward in the administration area of Welwyn Hatfield District Council within Hertfordshire County Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Birds Close is located 20.2 miles North from the centre of London, 7.52 miles East from the centre of St Albans, 11.98 miles South East from the centre of Luton and 27.08 miles South East from the centre of Bedford.

Road Name:Birds Close
Road Type:residential
Hotels Find Hotels and Places to Stay Near Birds Close Hotels
map

Hotels Find Hotels and Places to Stay Near Birds Close Hotels


Click to upload a Photo of Birds Close

Map of Birds Close

postcodes

Postcodes for Birds Close

AL7 4AR
Height

Height

The Central point of Birds Close is approximately 79 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01707 - Welwyn Garden City
Area Code: 01920 - Ware
Area Code: 01727 - St Albans
Area Code: 01992 - Lea Valley
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 34
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
Visit Thames Water's Website
House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birds Close

15 Birds Close
Sale Price: £370,000
Sale Date: 16/06/2017
2 Birds Close
Sale Price: £330,000
Sale Date: 29/04/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Commonswood Primary & Nursery School

Distance: 0.62 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 424
Address: The Commons, AL7 4RU
Telephone: 01707880420
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birds Close to Commonswood Primary & Nursery School

Swallow Dell Primary and Nursery School

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 448
Address: Blackthorn Road, AL7 3JP
Telephone: 01707339079
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birds Close to Swallow Dell Primary and Nursery School

Watchlytes Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 1.02 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 275
Address: Watchlytes, AL7 2AZ
Telephone: 01707886222
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birds Close to Watchlytes Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School

Sir Frederic Osborn School

Distance: 1.4 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 632
Address: Herns Lane, AL7 2AF
Telephone: 01707351350
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birds Close to Sir Frederic Osborn School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital

Address: Howlands, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4HQ,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01707 328111
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital

Mental Health Unit QEII

Address: QEII Hospital, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4HQ,
NHS Sector
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01707 224528
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Mental Health Unit QEII

Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital

Address: School Lane, Welwyn, AL6 9PW,
Independent Sector
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Distance: 5.35 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital

Hertford County Hospital

Address: North Road, Hertford, SG14 1LP,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01707 328111
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Hertford County Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hall Grove Practice

Address: Hall Grove Practice, 4 Hall Grove, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4PL
Telephone: 01707 328528
Distance: 0.45 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Hall Grove Practice

En Herts Acute In-hours Visiting Service

Address: Ascot Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4HL
Telephone: 01707 385903
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to En Herts Acute In-hours Visiting Service

Herts Urgent Care E/n Ooh

Address: Herts Urgent Care, Ascots Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4HL
Telephone: 0844 5606606
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Herts Urgent Care E/n Ooh

Herts Urgent Care W/h Ooh

Address: Herts Urgent Care, Ascots Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4HL
Telephone: 01707 385903
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Herts Urgent Care W/h Ooh
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Beehive Dental Practice

Address: Beehive Dental Practice, 27 Beehive Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4BH
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Beehive Dental Practice

Woodhall Dental Practice

Address: Woodhall Dental Practice, 33 Cole Green Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 3PP
Distance: 1.31 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Woodhall Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 55 Moors Walk, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 2AX
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 43 Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 3UA
Distance: 1.75 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Woodhall Library

Cole Green Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL73JA
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 1.05 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Birds Close to Woodhall Library

Welwyn Garden City Library

Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, AL86AJ
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 2.76 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Birds Close to Welwyn Garden City Library

Hatfield Library

Queensway, Hatfield, AL100LT
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 4.7 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Birds Close to Hatfield Library

Welwyn Library

Civic Centre, Prospect Place, Welwyn, AL69ER
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 5.11 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Birds Close to Welwyn Library

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Birds Close

Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hertford North Station is 5.83 Kilometers away

Directions from Birds Close to Hertford North

Hertford North station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Hertford and Stortford area on the Hertford Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alexandra Palace • Bayford • Bowes Park • Crews Hill • Cuffley • Drayton Park • Enfield Chase • Essex Road • Finsbury Park • Gordon Hill • Grange Park • Harringay • Highbury & Islington • Hitchin • Hornsey • Letchworth • Moorgate • Old Street • Palmers Green • Stevenage • Watton-At-Stone • Winchmore Hill

Bayford Station is 6.54 Kilometers away

Directions from Birds Close to Bayford

Bayford station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the North East Hertfordshire area on the Hertford Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alexandra Palace • Bowes Park • Crews Hill • Cuffley • Drayton Park • Enfield Chase • Essex Road • Finsbury Park • Gordon Hill • Grange Park • Harringay • Hertford North • Highbury & Islington • Hitchin • Hornsey • Letchworth • Moorgate • Old Street • Palmers Green • Stevenage • Watton-At-Stone • Winchmore Hill

Watton-At-Stone Station is 8.34 Kilometers away

Directions from Birds Close to Watton-At-Stone

Watton-At-Stone station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the North East Hertfordshire area on the Hertford Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alexandra Palace • Bayford • Bowes Park • Crews Hill • Cuffley • Drayton Park • Enfield Chase • Essex Road • Finsbury Park • Gordon Hill • Grange Park • Harringay • Hertford North • Highbury & Islington • Hitchin • Hornsey • Letchworth • Moorgate • Old Street • Palmers Green • Stevenage • Winchmore Hill

Cuffley Station is 10.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Birds Close to Cuffley

Cuffley station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Broxbourne area on the Hertford Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alexandra Palace • Bayford • Bowes Park • Crews Hill • Drayton Park • Enfield Chase • Essex Road • Finsbury Park • Gordon Hill • Grange Park • Harringay • Hertford North • Highbury & Islington • Hitchin • Hornsey • Letchworth • Moorgate • Old Street • Palmers Green • Stevenage • Watton-At-Stone • Winchmore Hill

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 17.08 Kilometers away Directions from Birds Close to London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport is 31.94 Kilometers away Directions from Birds Close to London Stansted Airport
London City Airport is 35.31 Kilometers away Directions from Birds Close to London City Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 39.93 Kilometers away Directions from Birds Close to London Heathrow Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Blackfriars Pier is 31.36 Kilometers away
Directions from Birds Close to Blackfriars Pier
Savoy Pier is 31.45 Kilometers away
Directions from Birds Close to Savoy Pier
Embankment Pier is 31.6 Kilometers away
Directions from Birds Close to Embankment Pier
Festival Pier is 31.71 Kilometers away
Directions from Birds Close to Festival Pier
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birds Close is approximately 2.18 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129 - 3.5 Km Away
Directions from Birds Close to A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129
Junction: A1(M) J5/B197/B195 - 3.58 Km Away
Directions from Birds Close to A1(M) J5/B197/B195
Junction: A1(M) J6/A1000/B197 - 4.72 Km Away
Directions from Birds Close to A1(M) J6/A1000/B197
Junction: A1(M) J3/A414/A1001 - 6.36 Km Away
Directions from Birds Close to A1(M) J3/A414/A1001

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co-operative Food

8 Hall Grove, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4PH
Distance: 0.29 Kilometres
Directions from Birds Close to The Co-operative Food

Morrisons

Morrison Supermarket, 40 Black Fan Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1RY
Distance: 1.08 Kilometres
Directions from Birds Close to Morrisons

Lidl Discount Foodstore

71-81 Moors Walk, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 2BQ
Distance: 1.29 Kilometres
Directions from Birds Close to Lidl Discount Foodstore

Tesco

61 Moors Walk, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 2BQ
Distance: 1.29 Kilometres
Directions from Birds Close to Tesco

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Mill Green Watermill and Museum
Distance: 2.27 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Mill Green Watermill and Museum

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Hatfield House
Distance: 4.16 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Hatfield House

Historic House

Attraction Name: Hatfield House and Garden
Distance: 4.68 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Hatfield House and Garden

Museum

Attraction Name: Welwyn Roman Baths
Distance: 5.46 (km)
Directions from Birds Close to Welwyn Roman Baths

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Welwyn Hatfield District
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices
The Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL8 6AE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01707 357 000
County Council: Hertfordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Howlands Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Welwyn Hatfield
The Member of Parliament is Grant Shapps
Details for the MP Grant Shapps on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Grant Shapps on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Grant Shapps won with a majority of 7369 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 72888
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01023945
Ons Area Name:Welwyn Hatfield 008C
Average Age : 39.97
Population: 1594.00
Male Population: 780.00 (48.93%)
Female Population: 814.00 (51.07%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 17 (1.07%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Brookmans Park, Cuffley, Hatfield East, Hollybush, Howlands and Welham Green

Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime20
Possession-of-weapons3
Drugs2
Public-order12
Robbery2
Other-theft2
Burglary10
Criminal-damage-arson7
Vehicle-crime11
Shoplifting7
Theft-from-the-person1
Bicycle-theft2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Birds Close

map

Location details

Location Details

Birds Close

OS Reference: 525942, 211702
OS Grid Reference: TL259117
Latitude and Longitude: 51.78932834957, -0.17377384125686
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 30.7933 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birds Close

Map Number: 166
Map Name: Luton & Hertford
Panshanger
Welwyn Hatfield
Hertfordshire
South East
Find eBay items near you

Find eBay Items Near AL7 4AR

Back to Top