Bishops Close

Postcode: N19 5QJ

Bishops Close is a street in the settlement of Islington which is within the electoral area of Junction Ward in the administration area of Islington London Boro Council within Greater London Authority Council located in the London Euro Region of the UK.

Bishops Close is located 4.24 miles North from the centre of London, 15.89 miles South East from the centre of St Albans, 24.55 miles North East from the centre of Woking and 25.15 miles South East from the centre of Luton.

Road Name:Bishop's Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Bishops Close

N19 5QJ
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishops Close is approximately 56 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 020
Telephone Exchange: UPPER HOLLOWAY - CLUPP
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: 16.6
Median Speed: 5.4
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 20
water

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Close

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Acland Burghley School

Distance: 0.23 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 974
Address: Burghley Road, NW5 1UJ
Telephone: 02074858515
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Acland Burghley School

Yerbury Primary School

Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 466
Address: Foxham Road, Yerbury Road, N19 4RR
Telephone: 02072726580
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Yerbury Primary School

Eleanor Palmer Primary School

Distance: 0.52 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 237
Address: Lupton Street, NW5 2JA
Telephone: 02074852155
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Eleanor Palmer Primary School

Hargrave Park Primary School

Distance: 0.6 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 302
Address: 51 Bredgar Road, N19 5BS
Telephone: 02072723989
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Hargrave Park Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

The Whittington Hospital

Address: Magdala Avenue, Magdala Avenue, London,
NHS Sector
The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Telephone: 020 7272 3070
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Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to The Whittington Hospital

Royal Free Hospital

Address: Pond Street, London,
NHS Sector
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 7794 0500
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Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Royal Free Hospital

Highgate Private Hospital

Address: 17-19 View Road, London,
Independent Sector
Other Private Healthcare Providers
Telephone: 020 8341 4182
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Distance: 2.35 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Highgate Private Hospital

St Pancras Hospital

Address: Inpatient Unit, South Wing, 4 St. Pancras Way, London,
Independent Sector
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 020 3317 3500
Distance: 2.55 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to St Pancras Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dr Hans

Address: 18 Dartmouth Park Hill, London, NW5 1HL
Telephone: 020 72721337
Distance: 0.13 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dr Hans

Dr Ko & Partner

Address: 244 Tufnell Park Road, London, N19 5EW
Telephone: 020 72728747
Distance: 0.24 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dr Ko & Partner

The Tufnell Surgery

Address: 244 Tufnell Park Road, London, N19 5EW
Telephone: 020 72729105
Distance: 0.24 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to The Tufnell Surgery

Brookfield Park Surgery

Address: 68 Chester Road, London, N19 5BZ
Telephone: 020 72639633
Distance: 0.6 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Brookfield Park Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 139 Fortess Road, London, NW5 2HR
Distance: 0.33 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

Family Dental Care

Address: Family Dental Care, 51 Junction Road, London, N19 5QU
Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Family Dental Care

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 68 Chester Road, London, N19 5BZ
Distance: 0.6 (km)
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Smilecare Dental Centre

Address: Smilecare Dental Centre, 25 Junction Road, London, N19 5QT
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Smilecare Dental Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Highgate Library

Chester Road, London, N195DH
Telephone: 020 7974 4001
Distance: 0.67 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Highgate Library

Archway Library

Hamlyn House, Highgate Hill, Islington, N195PH
Telephone: 020 7527 7820
Distance: 0.77 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Archway Library

Islington Education Library Service,

Bellside House, 4 Elthorne Road, London, N194AG
Telephone: 0207527 5827
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
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Kentish Town Library

262-266 Kentish Town Road, London, NW52AA
Telephone: 020 7974 4001
Distance: 1.01 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Upper Holloway Station is 0.8 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Upper Holloway

Upper Holloway station is operated by London Overground in the Islington North area on the Gospel Oak - Woodgrange Park stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Barking • Blackhorse Road • Crouch Hill • Gospel Oak • Harringay Green Lanes • Leyton Midland Road • Leytonstone High Road • South Tottenham • Walthamstow Queens Road • Wanstead Park • Willesden Junction • Woodgrange Park

Gospel Oak Station is 0.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Gospel Oak

Gospel Oak station is operated by London Overground in the Holborn and St. Pancras area on the Gospel Oak - Stratford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Central • Barking • Blackhorse Road • Brondesbury • Brondesbury Park • Caledonian Road & Barnsbury • Camden Road • Canonbury • Clapham Junction • Crouch Hill • Dalston (Kingsland) • Finchley Road & Frognal • Gunnersbury • Hackney Central • Hackney Wick • Hampstead Heath • Harringay Green Lanes • Homerton • Imperial Wharf • Kensal Rise • Kensington Olympia • Kentish Town West • Kew Gardens • Leyton Midland Road • Leytonstone High Road • Richmond • Shepherds Bush • South Acton • South Tottenham • Stratford • Upper Holloway • Walthamstow Queens Road • Wanstead Park • West Brompton • West Hampstead • Willesden Junction • Woodgrange Park

Kentish Town Station is 0.96 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Kentish Town

Kentish Town station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Holborn and St. Pancras area on the Thameslink Routes stretch of line.

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

Kentish Town West Station is 1.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Kentish Town West

Kentish Town West station is operated by London Overground in the Holborn and St. Pancras area on the Gospel Oak - Stratford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Central • Brondesbury • Brondesbury Park • Caledonian Road & Barnsbury • Camden Road • Canonbury • Clapham Junction • Dalston (Kingsland) • Finchley Road & Frognal • Gospel Oak • Gunnersbury • Hackney Central • Hackney Wick • Hampstead Heath • Homerton • Imperial Wharf • Kensal Rise • Kensington Olympia • Kew Gardens • Richmond • Shepherds Bush • South Acton • Stratford • West Brompton • West Hampstead • Willesden Junction

Tube Stations

Nearest Tube Stations

Tufnell Park is (Zone 2) 0.27 Kilometers away (0.17 miles)
Archway is (Zone 2) 0.73 Kilometers away (0.45 miles)
Kentish Town is (Zone 2) 0.94 Kilometers away (0.58 miles)
Caledonian Road is (Zone 2) 1.82 Kilometers away (1.13 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Savoy Pier is 5.72 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishops Close to Savoy Pier
Blackfriars Pier is 5.81 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 5.86 Kilometers away
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Festival Pier is 6 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Close is approximately 4.00 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J1/A406 - 6.43 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to M1 J1/A406
Junction: M1 J2/A1 - 8.46 Km Away
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Junction: M11 J4/A406 - 12.43 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to M11 J4/A406
Junction: M4 J1/A4/A406/A205/A315 - 12.44 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

London News

London News, 169 Junction Road, Islington, London, N19 5PZ
Distance: 0.22 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to London News

Oriental Food

Oriental Food, Shop, 126 Junction Road, Islington, N19 5LB
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Oriental Food

Payless Food & Wine

Payless Food & Wine, Ground Floor Shop, 116 Junction Road, Islington, N19 5LB
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Payless Food & Wine

Sainsburys Supermarket

Payless Food & Wine, Ground Floor Shop, 116 Junction Road, Islington, N19 5LB126-132 Fortess Road, London, NW5 2HP
Distance: 0.32 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Sainsburys Supermarket

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: 2 Willow Road
Distance: 1.45 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to 2 Willow Road

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: 2 Willow Road
Distance: 2.14 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to 2 Willow Road

Historic House

Attraction Name: Kenwood
Distance: 2.24 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Kenwood

Museum

Attraction Name: Freud Museum
Distance: 2.54 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Freud Museum

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Islington London Boro
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222 Upper Street
London
N1 1XR
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Telephone Number: 020 7527 2000
County Council: Greater London Authority
Address:
Within the electoral area of Junction Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Islington North
The Member of Parliament is Jeremy Corbyn
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In the 2017 General Election Jeremy Corbyn won with a majority of 33215 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 74831
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01002768
Ons Area Name:Islington 004A
Average Age : 38.91
Population: 1604.00
Male Population: 755.00 (47.07%)
Female Population: 849.00 (52.93%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 38 (2.37%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
Welcome to the Junction Safer Neighbourhoods Team page.
Our team is comprised of Police Officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and we are dedicated to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live in, work in and visit. We listen and talk to you, and find out what affects your daily life and feelings of security. Our priorities are then set by the local community and we work with you and other agencies to find a lasting solution.
You can contact us via e-mail or phone. As part of the Policing Pledge we will respond to every message directed to us within 24 hours. However, we are not a 24-hour response team, so if it is an emergency please call 999.
For more information about local policing visit the main Safer Neighbourhoods website.
For more information about local crime statistics in your ward, please visit the local crime maps website for Junction Safer Neighbourhoods Team.
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Email Police
Telephone: 0208 421 0559
Policing Links:
Junction Saferneighbourhoods Team
Local Crime

Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order55
Vehicle-crime48
Drugs25
Possession-of-weapons8
Robbery36
Shoplifting43
Theft-from-the-person55
Violent-crime199
Other-theft48
Criminal-damage-arson24
Other-crime9
Bicycle-theft11
Burglary30
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bishops Close

OS Reference: 529148, 186103
OS Grid Reference: TQ291861
Latitude and Longitude: 51.558527376025, -0.13677909140397
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 5.6329 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Close

Map Number: 176
Map Name: West London
Tufnell Park
Islington
Greater London
London
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