Bishop Close

Postcode: LU7 4SJ

Bishop Close is a street in the settlement of Leighton Buzzard governed by Leighton-Linslade Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Leighton Buzzard South Ward in the administration area of Central Bedfordshire Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Bishop Close is located 36.44 miles North West from the centre of London, 9.9 miles North East from the centre of Aylesbury, 9.9 miles West from the centre of Luton and 10.35 miles South East from the centre of Milton Keynes.

Road Name:Bishop Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Bishop Close

LU7 4SJ
LU7 4ST
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishop Close is approximately 96 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01525
Telephone Exchange: LEIGHTON BUZZARD - SMLBD
Telephone Cabinet: P59
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: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishop Close

11 Bishop Close
Sale Price: £194,000
Sale Date: 08/11/2013
21 Bishop Close
Sale Price: £181,000
Sale Date: 21/02/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Leedon Lower School

Distance: 0.41 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 351
Address: Highfield Road, LU7 3LZ
Telephone: 01525374713
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop Close to Leedon Lower School

Brooklands Middle School

Distance: 0.63 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 384
Address: Brooklands Drive, LU7 3PF
Telephone: 01525372018
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop Close to Brooklands Middle School

Clipstone Brook Lower School

Distance: 0.82 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 225
Address: Brooklands Drive, LU7 3PG
Telephone: 01525376085
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop Close to Clipstone Brook Lower School

Beaudesert Lower School

Distance: 1.23 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 242
Address: Appenine Way, LU7 3DX
Telephone: 01525373019
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop Close to Beaudesert Lower School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Wichellows Wharf (Mental Health Services)

Address: The Elms, Stoke Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2TD,
Independent Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.26 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Wichellows Wharf (Mental Health Services)

Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Address: The L&D Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ,
NHS Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01582 491166
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Distance: 11.53 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Milton Keynes Hospital

Address: Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LD,
NHS Sector
Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01908 660033
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Distance: 14.31 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Milton Keynes Hospital

BMI The Saxon Clinic

Address: Chadwick Drive, Eaglestone West, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LR,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01908 665533
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 14.38 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to BMI The Saxon Clinic
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Grovebury Road Surgery

Address: Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4SF
Telephone: 01525 851888
Distance: 1.44 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Grovebury Road Surgery

Salisbury House Surgery

Address: Salisbury House Surgery, Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1RS
Telephone: 01525 243890
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Salisbury House Surgery

Dr Jl Henderson & Partners

Address: The Surgery, 29 Bassett Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AR
Telephone: 01525 373111
Distance: 1.88 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Dr Jl Henderson & Partners

Leighton Buzzard Ophthalmology Service

Address: Bassett Road Surgery, 29 Bassett Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AR
Telephone: 01525 373111
Distance: 1.88 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Leighton Buzzard Ophthalmology Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

10 Vandyke Road

Address: 10 Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3HH
Distance: 1.32 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to 10 Vandyke Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 28 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1HJ
Distance: 1.34 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Dental Surgery

Premier Smile Studio

Address: Premier Smile Studio, 34 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1HJ
Distance: 1.34 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Premier Smile Studio

Whole Tooth Dental Practice

Address: Whole Tooth Dental Practice, 1 Enterprise Court, Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, LU7 4SW
Distance: 1.36 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Whole Tooth Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Leighton Buzzard Library

Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU71RX
Telephone:
Distance: 1.35 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishop Close to Leighton Buzzard Library

Wing Library

Village Hall, Leighton Road, Wing, LU70NN
Telephone: 0845 2303232
Distance: 5.41 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishop Close to Wing Library

Ivinghoe Library

Town Hall, Ivinghoe, LU79EL
Telephone: 0845 2303232
Distance: 8.24 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishop Close to Ivinghoe Library

Houghton Regis Library

Bedford Sq, Houghton Regis, LU55ES
Telephone: 3003008058
Distance: 8.3 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishop Close to Houghton Regis Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bow Brickhill Station is 10.96 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishop Close to Bow Brickhill

Bow Brickhill station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Milton Keynes South area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Fenny Stratford Station is 11.1 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishop Close to Fenny Stratford

Fenny Stratford station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Milton Keynes South area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Harlington Station is 11.34 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishop Close to Harlington

Harlington station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Woburn Sands Station is 11.85 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishop Close to Woburn Sands

Woburn Sands station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Milton Keynes South area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 18.37 Kilometers away Directions from Bishop Close to London Luton Airport
London Oxford Airport is 46.96 Kilometers away Directions from Bishop Close to London Oxford Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 50.28 Kilometers away Directions from Bishop Close to London Heathrow Airport
London Stansted Airport is 61.77 Kilometers away Directions from Bishop Close to London Stansted Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 53.17 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishop Close to Kew Pier
Richmond St. Helena Pier is 55.3 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishop Close to Richmond St. Helena Pier
Richmond Landing Stage is 55.52 Kilometers away
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Twickenham Hammertons Pier is 56.29 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishop Close is approximately 2.60 miles from the A5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 9.88 Km Away
Directions from Bishop Close to M1 J12/A5120
Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 11.84 Km Away
Directions from Bishop Close to M1 J11/A505
Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 12.98 Km Away
Directions from Bishop Close to M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507
Junction: M1 J10/M1 - 16.18 Km Away
Directions from Bishop Close to M1 J10/M1

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Wm Morrison Supermarket PLC

Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1WS
Distance: 1.17 Kilometres
Directions from Bishop Close to Wm Morrison Supermarket PLC

Tesco Stores Ltd

Vimy Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1ER
Distance: 2.04 Kilometres
Directions from Bishop Close to Tesco Stores Ltd

Co-operative Group

121 Westfield Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1DP
Distance: 7.59 Kilometres
Directions from Bishop Close to Co-operative Group

Polish Market Lajkonik

23 Eleanors Cross, Dunstable, LU6 1SU
Distance: 8.5 Kilometres
Directions from Bishop Close to Polish Market Lajkonik

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Leighton Buzzard Light Railway
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Leighton Buzzard Light Railway

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mead Open Farm
Distance: 2.3 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Mead Open Farm

Wildlife Centre

Attraction Name: Tiddenfoot Wildlife Park
Distance: 2.41 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Tiddenfoot Wildlife Park

Historic House

Attraction Name: Ascott House and Gardens
Distance: 4.34 (km)
Directions from Bishop Close to Ascott House and Gardens

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Central Bedfordshire
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Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 300 8000
Within the electoral area of Leighton Buzzard South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South West Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Andrew Selous
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In the 2017 General Election Andrew Selous won with a majority of 14168 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 79658
Within the area of Leighton-Linslade Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code:
Ons Area Name:
Average Age :
Population:
Male Population: (0%)
Female Population: (0%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Kemsley ward in Swale is an urban area with more than 2,900 households.

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Swale Borough Council

Recent Crime in the Area

Other-theft17
Violent-crime23
Criminal-damage-arson21
Shoplifting14
Vehicle-crime6
Burglary6
Public-order5
Bicycle-theft5
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bishop Close

OS Reference: 493650, 224581
OS Grid Reference: SP937246
Latitude and Longitude: 51.911442936495, -0.63836832482546
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 52.8704 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishop Close

Map Number: 165
Map Name: Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard
Leighton Buzzard
Central Bedfordshire
South East
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