Birkdale Drive

Postcode: CT19 5LP

Birkdale Drive is a street in the settlement of Folkestone governed by Folkestone Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Folkestone Park Ward in the administration area of Shepway District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Birkdale Drive is located 61.77 miles South East from the centre of London, 13.21 miles South from the centre of Canterbury, 30.44 miles East from the centre of Maidstone and 52.24 miles East from the centre of Lewes.

Road Name:Birkdale Drive
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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Postcodes for Birkdale Drive

CT19 5LP
Height

Height

The Central point of Birkdale Drive is approximately 52 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01303 - Folkestone
Area Code: 01304 - Dover
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 16.3
Median Speed: 11.7
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 26
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birkdale Drive

5 Birkdale Drive
Sale Price: £240,000
Sale Date: 26/05/2017
17 Birkdale Drive
Sale Price: £205,000
Sale Date: 19/10/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Folkestone Academy

Distance: 0.55 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1949
Address: Academy Lane, CT19 5FP
Telephone: 01303842400
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Folkestone Academy

Martello Grove Academy

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 49
Address: C/O Morehall Academy, Chart Road, CT19 4PN
Telephone: 01303847540
Website: Visit School Website
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Morehall Academy

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 203
Address: Chart Road, CT19 4PN
Telephone: 01303275128
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Morehall Academy

Pent Valley Technology College

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 571
Address: Surrenden Road, CT19 4ED
Telephone: 01303277161
Website: Visit School Website
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Royal Victoria Hospital (Folkestone)

Address: Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, CT19 5BN,
NHS Sector
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01303 850202
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Distance: 1.24 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Royal Victoria Hospital (Folkestone)

Spire St Saviours Hospital

Address: 71-73 Seabrook Road, Hythe, CT21 5BU,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01303 265581
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Distance: 4.38 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Spire St Saviours Hospital

Buckland Hospital

Address: Buckland Hospital, Coombe Valley Road, Dover, CT17 0HD,
NHS Sector
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01304 222510
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Distance: 9.96 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Buckland Hospital

William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

Address: Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, TN24 0LZ,
NHS Sector
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01233 633331
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Distance: 17.81 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Gpsi Copd Respiratory Service

Address: 1 Alder Road, Folkestone, CT19 5BZ
Telephone: 01303 851021
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Gpsi Copd Respiratory Service

Park Farm

Address: Park Farm Surgery, 1 Alder Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5BZ
Telephone: 01303 851021
Distance: 1.16 (km)
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Bhig

Address: Walk in Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, CT19 5BN
Telephone: 01303 850202
Distance: 1.24 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Bhig

Invicta Health Connect Folkestone

Address: Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5BN
Telephone: 01227 470057
Distance: 1.24 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Invicta Health Connect Folkestone
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 55 Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 4EZ
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Dental Surgery

45 Shorncliffe Road

Address: 45 Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2UD
Distance: 1.49 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 100 Black Bull Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5QX
Distance: 1.54 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 32 Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2NA
Distance: 1.58 (km)
Directions from Birkdale Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Cheriton Library

Cheriton High Street, Shepway, CT194HB
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.42 Kilometres
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Wood Avenue Library

Wood Avenue, Folkestone, CT196HS
Telephone: 01303 254226
Distance: 1.61 Kilometres
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Folkestone Library

2 Grace Hill, Folkestone, CT201HD
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 2.01 Kilometres
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Sandgate Library

James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street Sandgate, Folkestone, CT203RR
Telephone: 01303 248563
Distance: 2.4 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Folkestone West Station is 1.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkdale Drive to Folkestone West

Folkestone West station is operated by Southeastern in the Folkestone and Hythe area on the East Kent Routes stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Birchington-On-Sea • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Deal • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • Faversham • Folkestone Central • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Headcorn • Herne Bay • Hildenborough • London Bridge • Marden • Margate • Martin Mill • Minster • Orpington • Paddock Wood • Pluckley • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandling • Sandwich • Sevenoaks • Sittingbourne • Staplehurst • Strood • Tonbridge • Walmer • Waterloo (East) • Westenhanger • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable

Folkestone Central Station is 1.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkdale Drive to Folkestone Central

Folkestone Central station is operated by Southeastern in the Folkestone and Hythe area on the East Kent Routes stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Birchington-On-Sea • Broadstairs • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Chatham • Chestfield & Swalecliffe • Deal • Dover Priory • Dumpton Park • Faversham • Folkestone West • Gillingham (Kent) • Gravesend • Headcorn • Herne Bay • Hildenborough • London Bridge • Marden • Margate • Martin Mill • Minster • Orpington • Paddock Wood • Pluckley • Rainham (Kent) • Ramsgate • Rochester • Sandling • Sandwich • Sevenoaks • Sittingbourne • Staplehurst • Strood • Tonbridge • Walmer • Waterloo (East) • Westenhanger • Westgate-On-Sea • Whitstable

Sandling Station is 6.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkdale Drive to Sandling

Sandling station is operated by Southeastern in the Folkestone and Hythe area on the Tonbridge - Continental Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Deal • Dover Priory • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Headcorn • Hildenborough • London Bridge • Marden • Martin Mill • Minster • Orpington • Paddock Wood • Pluckley • Ramsgate • Sandwich • Sevenoaks • Staplehurst • Tonbridge • Walmer • Waterloo (East) • Westenhanger

Airports

Nearest Airports

Lydd London Ashford Airport is 22.17 Kilometers away Directions from Birkdale Drive to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Kent International Airport is 31.18 Kilometers away Directions from Birkdale Drive to Kent International Airport
London Southend Airport is 61.54 Kilometers away Directions from Birkdale Drive to London Southend Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal is 2.94 Kilometers away
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Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal is 11.09 Kilometers away
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Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal is 12.16 Kilometers away
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Ramsgate Ferry Terminal is 31.32 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birkdale Drive is approximately 0.19 miles from the A259

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M20 J13/A20(T)/A259/A2034 - 0.32 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J12/A20/B2064 - 2.07 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J11A - 4.01 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J11/A20/B2068 - 7.73 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys

Park Farm Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5GA
Distance: 0.3 Kilometres
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Home Bargains

Unit 1, West Park Farm South, Park Farm Road, Folkestone, CT19 5SZ
Distance: 0.46 Kilometres
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Booker Cash & Carry

Park Farm Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5EH
Distance: 0.96 Kilometres
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Morrisons

148 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5JS
Distance: 1.01 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Kent Battle of Britain Museum
Distance: 1.76 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Lower Leas Coastal Park
Distance: 2.13 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Peene Quarry
Distance: 2.21 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Gurka Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.47 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Shepway District
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Civic Centre
Castle Hill Avenue
Folkestone
Kent
CT20 2QY
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01303 853 000
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Folkestone Park Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Folkestone and Hythe
The Member of Parliament is Damian Collins
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In the 2017 General Election Damian Collins won with a majority of 15411 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 86272
Within the area of Folkestone Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024516
Ons Area Name:Shepway 006F
Average Age : 43.67
Population: 1397.00
Male Population: 676.00 (48.39%)
Female Population: 721.00 (51.61%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 20 (1.43%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Possession-of-weapons1
Public-order22
Violent-crime94
Criminal-damage-arson27
Other-crime6
Shoplifting7
Vehicle-crime7
Other-theft18
Burglary8
Bicycle-theft2
Robbery4
Drugs2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birkdale Drive

OS Reference: 621389, 137542
OS Grid Reference: TR214375
Latitude and Longitude: 51.093851697547, 1.1620791977544
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.34787 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birkdale Drive

Map Number: 189
Map Name: Ashford & Romsey Marsh
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Shepway
Kent
South East
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