Bishops Close

Postcode: DH1 2BU

Bishops Close is a street in the settlement of Durham governed by Belmont Civil Parish council in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Bishops Close is located 234.58 miles North from the centre of London, 13.54 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 56.82 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 59.83 miles North from the centre of York.

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

DH1 2BU
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishops Close is approximately 91 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: DURHAM - NEDU
Telephone Cabinet: P23
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 16
Median Speed: 3.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 14
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Close

3 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £165,000
Sale Date: 16/06/2017
5 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £166,000
Sale Date: 20/01/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Belmont CofE (Controlled) Primary School

Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 280
Address: Buckinghamshire Road, Belmont, DH1 2QP
Telephone: 01913844178
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Belmont CofE (Controlled) Primary School

Belmont Community School

Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 767
Address: Buckinghamshire Road, Belmont, DH1 2QP
Telephone: 01913865715
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Belmont Community School

St Thomas More Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 100
Address: Thorndale Road, Belmont, DH1 2AQ
Telephone: 01913864761
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to St Thomas More Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary

Belmont Cheveley Park Primary School

Distance: 0.47 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 171
Address: Scardale Way, Belmont, DH1 2TX
Telephone: 01913869494
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Belmont Cheveley Park Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 4.39 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to University Hospital Of North Durham

City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: University Hospital Of Durham, Dryburn Hospital, North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
Independent Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 4.39 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham

Lanchester Road Hospital

Address: Lanchester Road, Durham, DH1 5RD,
Independent Sector
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 5.8 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Lanchester Road Hospital

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 7.97 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Chester Le Street Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Cheveley Park Medical Ctr

Address: Cheveley Park Medical Ctr, the Links, Belmont, Durham, County Durham, DH1 2UW
Telephone: 0191 3864285
Distance: 0.08 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Cheveley Park Medical Ctr

Belmont & Sherburn Medical Group

Address: Broomside Lane, Belmont, County Durham, DH1 2QW
Telephone: 0191 3009661
Distance: 0.24 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Belmont & Sherburn Medical Group

Dr Wright Ed Clinic (belmont)

Address: Broomside Lane, Belmont, County Durham, DH1 2QW
Telephone: 0191 3009661
Distance: 0.24 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dr Wright Ed Clinic (belmont)

Claypath & University Medical Group

Address: Claypath & Univ Med Group, 26 Gilesgate, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1QW
Telephone: 0191 3746888
Distance: 2.83 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Claypath & University Medical Group
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Oasis Dental Care Ltd

Address: Oasis Dental Care Ltd, 2a Maynards Row, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1QF
Distance: 2.16 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Oasis Dental Care Ltd

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Hm Prison Frankland, Brasside, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5YD
Distance: 2.85 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Hm Prison, Low Newton, Finchale Avenue, Brasside, Durham, DH1 5YA
Distance: 3.01 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

Claypath Dental Practice

Address: Claypath Dental Practice, 71 Claypath, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1QT
Distance: 3.09 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Claypath Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Belmont Library

Cheveley Park Shopping Centre, Durham, DH12AA
Telephone: 0191 3843223
Distance: 0.09 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Belmont Library

Durham Clayport Library

Millenium Place, Durham, DH11WA
Telephone: 0191 386 4003
Distance: 3.31 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Durham Clayport Library

Newton Hall Library

Alnwick Road, Newton Hall, DH15NL
Telephone: 0191 386 7695
Distance: 3.72 Kilometres
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Bowburn Library

Durham Road, Durham, DH65AT
Telephone: 0191 377 0693
Distance: 5.72 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Bowburn Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 8.41 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Heworth Station is 18.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 30.38 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 31.05 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 23.52 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishops Close to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 24.19 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 24.81 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 29.33 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Close is approximately 0.41 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 0.95 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to A1(M) J62/A690
Junction: A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291 - 6.11 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 9.3 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 11.29 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to A1(M) J64/A195

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys

18-20 Cheveley Park Shopping Centre, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2AA
Distance: 0.1 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Sainsburys

Tesco Extra

18-20 Cheveley Park Shopping Centre, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2AARennys Lane, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 2XQ
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Tesco Extra

Aldi Stores Ltd

18-20 Cheveley Park Shopping Centre, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2AARennys Lane, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 2XQUnit 8 Dragonville Retail Park, Dragon Lane, Durham, DH1 2WP
Distance: 1.46 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Aldi Stores Ltd

Iceland Foods

18-20 Cheveley Park Shopping Centre, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2AARennys Lane, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 2XQUnit 8 Dragonville Retail Park, Dragon Lane, Durham, DH1 2WPUnit 2 Dragonville Retail Park, Dragon Lane, Durham, DH1 2WP
Distance: 1.46 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Iceland Foods

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Durham Heritage Centre
Distance: 2.12 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Durham Heritage Centre

Historic House

Attraction Name: Crook Hall
Distance: 2.85 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Crook Hall

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Moorhouse Wood Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.92 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Moorhouse Wood Nature Reserve

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Crook Hall
Distance: 2.98 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Crook Hall

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
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County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of City of Durham
The Member of Parliament is Roberta Blackman-Woods
Details for the MP Roberta Blackman-Woods on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Roberta Blackman-Woods won with a majority of 12364 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 71132
Within the area of Belmont Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020683
Ons Area Name:County Durham 028B
Average Age : 44.20
Population: 1653.00
Male Population: 795.00 (48.09%)
Female Population: 858.00 (51.91%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 12 (0.73%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson17
Shoplifting20
Violent-crime28
Robbery3
Public-order6
Possession-of-weapons1
Burglary6
Other-theft10
Bicycle-theft2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bishops Close

OS Reference: 430671, 543492
OS Grid Reference: NZ307435
Latitude and Longitude: 54.785292278118, -1.523025299032
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 8.93349 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Close

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Belmont
Durham
North East
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