Birken Road

Postcode: TN2 3TL

Birken Road is a street in the settlement of Royal Tunbridge Wells which is within the electoral area of Sherwood Ward in the administration area of Tunbridge Wells District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Birken Road is located 29.84 miles South East from the centre of London, 13.61 miles South West from the centre of Maidstone, 22.11 miles North East from the centre of Lewes and 29.1 miles North East from the centre of Brighton.

Road Name:Birken Road
Road Type:tertiary
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Postcodes for Birken Road

TN2 3TL
TN2 3TG
TN2 3TF
TN2 3TE
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birken Road is approximately 21.5663 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 106 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birken Road is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.390049 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birken Road is approximately 106 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01892
Telephone Exchange: TUNBRIDGE WELLS - NDTWE
Telephone Cabinet: P17
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: >=30
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 3
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birken Road

13 Birken Road
Sale Price: £139,000
Sale Date: 27/09/2002
13 Birken Road
Sale Price: £76,500
Sale Date: 30/11/1998
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Temple Grove Academy

Distance: 0.15 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 244
Address: Friars Way, TN2 3UA
Telephone: 01892520562
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birken Road to Temple Grove Academy

Skinners' Kent Primary School

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 29
Address: The Avenue, Knights Wood, TN2 4PY
Telephone: 01892553060
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birken Road to Skinners' Kent Primary School

Skinners' Kent Academy

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 771
Address: Sandown Park, TN2 4PY
Telephone: 01892534377
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birken Road to Skinners' Kent Academy

St John's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.11 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 639
Address: Cunningham Road, TN4 9EW
Telephone: 01892678980
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birken Road to St John's Church of England Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Nuffield Health, Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Address: Kingswood Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4UL,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
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Distance: 1.6 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Nuffield Health, Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Kent and Sussex Hospital

Address: THIS HOSPITAL HAS CLOSED, PLEASE VISIT THE TUNBRIDGE WELLS HOSPITAL, PEMBURY, TN2 4QJ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 0845 155 1000
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Distance: 1.73 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Kent and Sussex Hospital

Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury

Address: Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4QJ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 01892 823535
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Distance: 1.73 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury

Tonbridge Cottage Hospital

Address: Tonbridge Cottage Hospital, Vauxhall Lane, Tonbridge, TN11 0NE,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01732 353653
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Distance: 3.67 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Tonbridge Cottage Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Speldhurst & Greggswood Medical Group

Address: The Medical Centre, Greggs Wood Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3JL
Telephone: 01892 541444
Distance: 0.38 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Speldhurst & Greggswood Medical Group

Upper Grosvenor Road Surgery

Address: 150 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2ED
Telephone: 01892 515542
Distance: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Upper Grosvenor Road Surgery

St James Medical Centre

Address: St James Medical Centre, 11 Carlton Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2HW
Telephone: 01892 541634
Distance: 1.5 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to St James Medical Centre

Kingswood Surgery

Address: Kingswood Surgery, Kingswood Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4UH
Telephone: 01892 511833
Distance: 1.57 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Kingswood Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 20 Clifton Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3AR
Distance: 0.52 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Dental Surgery

Woodbury Park Dental Surgery

Address: Woodbury Park Dental Surgery, 1 Woodbury Park Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9NH
Distance: 1.53 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Woodbury Park Dental Surgery

St Johns Dental Care

Address: St Johns Dental Care, 110 St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9PH
Distance: 1.59 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to St Johns Dental Care

7 Upper Grosvenor Road

Address: 7 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2DU
Distance: 1.68 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to 7 Upper Grosvenor Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Sherwood Library

Greggs Wood Road, Sherwood, Tunbridge Wells, TN23JG
Telephone: 01892 537639
Distance: 0.33 Kilometres
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Directions from Birken Road to Sherwood Library

Southborough Library

Yew Tree Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, TN40BA
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.77 Kilometres
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Tunbridge Wells Library

Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN11NS
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.92 Kilometres
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Pembury Library

The Hop House, Henwood Green Road Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, TN24HS
Telephone: 01892 822278
Distance: 3.21 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

High Brooms Station is 0.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Birken Road to High Brooms

High Brooms station is operated by Southeastern in the Tunbridge Wells area on the Tonbridge - Hastings stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Battle • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Chelsfield • Crowhurst • Dunton Green • Etchingham • Frant • Hastings • Hildenborough • Knockholt • London Bridge • New Cross • Ore • Orpington • Robertsbridge • Sevenoaks • St.Leonards Warrior Square • Stonegate • Tonbridge • Tunbridge Wells • Wadhurst • Waterloo (East) • West St Leonards

Tunbridge Wells Station is 2.21 Kilometers away

Directions from Birken Road to Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells station is operated by Southeastern in the Tunbridge Wells area on the Tonbridge - Hastings stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Battle • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Chelsfield • Crowhurst • Dunton Green • Etchingham • Frant • Hastings • High Brooms • Hildenborough • Knockholt • London Bridge • New Cross • Ore • Orpington • Robertsbridge • Sevenoaks • St.Leonards Warrior Square • Stonegate • Tonbridge • Wadhurst • Waterloo (East) • West St Leonards

Frant Station is 4.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Birken Road to Frant

Frant station is operated by Southeastern in the Wealden area on the Tonbridge - Hastings stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Battle • Cannon Street • Charing Cross • Crowhurst • Etchingham • Hastings • High Brooms • Hildenborough • London Bridge • Ore • Orpington • Robertsbridge • Sevenoaks • St.Leonards Warrior Square • Stonegate • Tonbridge • Tunbridge Wells • Wadhurst • Waterloo (East) • West St Leonards

Tonbridge Station is 5.16 Kilometers away

Directions from Birken Road to Tonbridge

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Aylesford • Battle • Beltring • Cannon Street • Canterbury West • Charing Cross • Chartham • Chelsfield • Chilham • Clapham Junction • Coulsdon South • Crowhurst • Cuxton • Deal • Dover Priory • Dunton Green • East Croydon • East Farleigh • Edenbridge • Etchingham • Folkestone Central • Folkestone West • Frant • Godstone • Halling • Hastings • Headcorn • High Brooms • Hildenborough • Knockholt • Leigh (Kent) • London Bridge • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • Marden • Martin Mill • Merstham • Minster • New Cross • New Cross Gate • New Hythe • Norwood Junction • Nutfield • Orpington • Paddock Wood • Penshurst • Pluckley • Purley • Ramsgate • Redhill • Robertsbridge • Sandling • Sandwich • Sevenoaks • Snodland • St.Leonards Warrior Square • Staplehurst • Stonegate • Strood • Sturry • Tunbridge Wells • Victoria • Wadhurst • Walmer • Wateringbury • Waterloo (East) • West St Leonards • Westenhanger • Wye • Yalding

Airports

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 27.09 Kilometers away Directions from Birken Road to Biggin Hill Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 31.1 Kilometers away Directions from Birken Road to London Gatwick Airport
London City Airport is 43.03 Kilometers away Directions from Birken Road to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 50.19 Kilometers away Directions from Birken Road to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 33.86 Kilometers away
Directions from Birken Road to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 34.39 Kilometers away
Directions from Birken Road to Tilbury Ferry Terminal
Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 41.55 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 41.76 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birken Road is approximately 0.97 miles from the A21

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M26 J2A/A20 - 17.76 Km Away
Directions from Birken Road to M26 J2A/A20
Junction: M20 J2/A20/A227 - 18.49 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J3/M26 - 18.61 Km Away
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Junction: M25 J5/M26/A21(T)/A25 - 18.91 Km Away
Directions from Birken Road to M25 J5/M26/A21(T)/A25

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Operative Retail Services Ltd

Co-op, 151 Silverdale Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9HX
Distance: 0.79 Kilometres
Directions from Birken Road to Co-Operative Retail Services Ltd

Asda

Longfield Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3EY
Distance: 1.05 Kilometres
Directions from Birken Road to Asda

Marks & Spencer Plc

Marks & Spencer, Unit 4, The Fountains Retail Park, Dowding Way, TN2 3FB
Distance: 1.19 Kilometres
Directions from Birken Road to Marks & Spencer Plc

Tesco Plc

Tesco, Pembury Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4NE
Distance: 1.49 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Tunbridge Wells Museum
Distance: 2.32 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to Tunbridge Wells Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: High Rocks
Distance: 4.75 (km)
Directions from Birken Road to High Rocks

Country Park

Attraction Name: Haysden Country Park
Distance: 5.34 (km)
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Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Spa Valley Railway
Distance: 5.64 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Tunbridge Wells District
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Town Hall
Civic Way
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1 1RS
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01892 526 121
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Sherwood Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Tunbridge Wells
The Member of Parliament is Clark, Greg
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024841
Ons Area Name:Tunbridge Wells 005B
Average Age : 37.16
Population: 1929.00
Male Population: 947.00 (49.09%)
Female Population: 982.00 (50.91%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 20 (1.04%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

St James' ward in Tunbridge Wells is an urban area with more than 2,600 households.

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Other-crime6
Criminal-damage-arson9
Public-order9
Shoplifting4
Drugs5
Violent-crime55
Burglary9
Vehicle-crime5
Other-theft4
Bicycle-theft1
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birken Road

OS Reference: 559790, 140956
OS Grid Reference: TQ598410
Latitude and Longitude: 51.14500988105, 0.28467233961944
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 21.5663 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birken Road

Map Number: 188
Map Name: Maidstone & The Weald of Kent
Sherwood
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
South East
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