Birling Close

Postcode: ME14 4AJ

Birling Close is a street in the settlement of Maidstone governed by Bearsted Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Bearsted Ward in the administration area of Maidstone District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Birling Close is located 33.14 miles South East from the centre of London, 1.91 miles East from the centre of Maidstone, 22.37 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 32.19 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

Road Name:Birling Close
Road Type:residential
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ME14 4AJ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birling Close is approximately 4.82337 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 64 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birling Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.230016 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birling Close is approximately 64 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01622
Telephone Exchange: BEARSTED - NDBEA
Telephone Cabinet: P9
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 24.5
Median Speed: 13.8
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 17
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birling Close

7 Birling Avenue
Sale Price: £255,000
Sale Date: 20/09/2013
20 Birling Avenue
Sale Price: £325,000
Sale Date: 22/12/2009
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Thurnham Church of England Infant School

Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 271
Address: The Landway, Bearsted, ME14 4BL
Telephone: 01622737685
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birling Close to Thurnham Church of England Infant School

Roseacre Junior School

Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 414
Address: The Landway, Bearsted, ME14 4BL
Telephone: 01622737843
Website: Visit School Website
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Madginford Primary School

Distance: 0.86 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 640
Address: Egremont Road, Bearsted, ME15 8LH
Telephone: 01622734539
Website: Visit School Website
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Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 341
Address: Provender Way, Grove Green, ME14 5TZ
Telephone: 01622735916
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birling Close to Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 4.01 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Maidstone Hospital

Address: Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 01622 729000
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Distance: 5.61 (km)
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Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 6.72 (km)
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Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
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Distance: 11.87 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to Medway Maritime Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Bearsted

Address: The Surgery, Yeoman Lane, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 4DS
Telephone: 01622 737326
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to Bearsted

West Kent Recovery Service

Address: Dip Office,3 Flr,ghl Hse, 12-14 Albion Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DZ
Telephone: 01622 690864
Distance: 2.38 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to West Kent Recovery Service

Albion Place Medical Practice

Address: Albion Place Medical Ctr, 23-29 Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DY
Telephone: 01622 235613
Distance: 2.45 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to Albion Place Medical Practice

Northumberland Court

Address: The Medical Centre, 10a Northumberland Court, Shepway, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7LN
Telephone: 01622 753920
Distance: 2.61 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to Northumberland Court
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Grove Green Orthodontic Centre

Address: Grove Green Orthodontic Centre, Penhurst Place, Weavering, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5BT
Distance: 0.58 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 111 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 4BT
Distance: 0.64 (km)
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5 Albion Place

Address: 5 Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DY
Distance: 2.45 (km)
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Kent Smile Studio

Address: Kent Smile Studio, 16 Northumberland Court, Northumberland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7LW
Distance: 2.55 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Madginford Library

Egremont Road, Madginford Bearsted, Maidstone, ME158LH
Telephone: 01622 730631
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
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Bearsted Library

The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone, ME144DN
Telephone: 01622 739774
Distance: 1.1 Kilometres
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Shepway Library

17 Northumberland Court, Northumberland Road Shepway, Maidstone, ME157LW
Telephone: 01622 751488
Distance: 2.55 Kilometres
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Centre for Kentish Studies Library

Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone, ME141XQ
Telephone: 01622 696501
Distance: 3.03 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bearsted Station is 0.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Birling Close to Bearsted

Bearsted station is operated by Southeastern in the Faversham and Mid Kent area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Maidstone East • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Maidstone East Station is 3.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Birling Close to Maidstone East

Maidstone East station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Bearsted • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Maidstone West Station is 3.41 Kilometers away

Directions from Birling Close to Maidstone West

Maidstone West station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Gravesend • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Maidstone Barracks Station is 3.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Birling Close to Maidstone Barracks

Maidstone Barracks station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 34.31 Kilometers away Directions from Birling Close to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 37.52 Kilometers away Directions from Birling Close to Biggin Hill Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 43.72 Kilometers away Directions from Birling Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
London City Airport is 44.04 Kilometers away Directions from Birling Close to London City Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 23.59 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 24.14 Kilometers away
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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 42.1 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 42.27 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birling Close is approximately 0.91 miles from the M20

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M20 J7/A249 - 1.95 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J8/A20 - 3.54 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 4.56 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J5/A20 - 6.18 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd

Minor Centre, Grovewood Drive North, Weavering, Kent, ME14 5TQ
Distance: 0.79 Kilometres
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The Co-Operative

33 - 37 Egremont Road, Bearsted, Kent, ME15 8LH
Distance: 0.87 Kilometres
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Co-Op Welcome

Co-operative Retail Services Ltd, 48-49 Northumberland Court, Northumberland Road, Maidstone, ME15 7LW
Distance: 2.55 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarket Limited

Romney Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6SF
Distance: 2.6 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Mote House
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Birling Close to Mote House

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mote Park Miniature Railway
Distance: 1.32 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Stoneacre
Distance: 2.12 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Bearsted Vineyard
Distance: 2.32 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Maidstone District
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Maidstone House
King Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 6JQ
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Telephone Number: 01622 602 000
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Bearsted Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Faversham and Mid Kent
The Member of Parliament is Robertson, Hugh
Within the area of Bearsted Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024330
Ons Area Name:Maidstone 005A
Average Age : 43.73
Population: 1586.00
Male Population: 767.00 (48.36%)
Female Population: 819.00 (51.64%)
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

Other-theft5
Violent-crime12
Vehicle-crime3
Criminal-damage-arson5
Shoplifting1
Burglary5
Drugs1
Other-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birling Close

OS Reference: 578998, 155705
OS Grid Reference: TQ790557
Latitude and Longitude: 51.271830188947, 0.56638817368171
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 4.82337 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birling Close

Map Number: 188
Map Name: Maidstone & The Weald of Kent
Bearsted
Maidstone
Kent
South East
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