Bishops Close

Postcode: B66 2RD

Bishops Close is a street in the settlement of Smethwick which is within the electoral area of Soho and Victoria Ward in the administration area of Sandwell District Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Bishops Close is located 104.1 miles North West from the centre of London, 2.13 miles West from the centre of Birmingham, 19.41 miles West from the centre of Coventry and 23.41 miles North East from the centre of Worcester.

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

B66 2RD
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishops Close is approximately 147 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 0121 - Birmingham
Area Code: 01384 - Dudley
Area Code: 01922 - Walsall
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 17.7
Median Speed: 15.6
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 14
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Close

17 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £56,000
Sale Date: 30/04/2004
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Cape Primary School

Distance: 0.21 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 698
Address: Cape Hill, B66 4SH
Telephone: 01215581667
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Cape Primary School

Shireland Hall Primary Academy

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 640
Address: Montague Road, B66 4PW
Telephone: 01215586331
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Shireland Hall Primary Academy

St Matthew's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.51 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 251
Address: Windmill Lane, B66 3LX
Telephone: 01215581651
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to St Matthew's CofE Primary School

City Road Primary School

Distance: 0.65 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 471
Address: Cavendish Road, Rotton Park, B16 0HL
Telephone: 01214643348
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to City Road Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

City Hospital

Address: Dudley Road, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH,
NHS Sector
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 554 3801
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Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to City Hospital

Woodbourne Priory Hospital

Address: 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 0121 434 4343
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Distance: 1.9 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Woodbourne Priory Hospital

The Westbourne Centre

Address: 53 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 0121 456 0880
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Distance: 3.06 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to The Westbourne Centre

Birmingham Dental Hospital

Address: St Chad's Circus, Birmingham,
NHS Sector
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 0121 466 5000
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Distance: 3.78 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Birmingham Dental Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Aqp Anticoag South Doc Cape Hill Mc

Address: Aqp Anticoag South Doc, Cape Hill Mc, Raglan Road,smethwick, Birmingham, West Midlands, B66 3NR
Telephone: 0121 2550700
Distance: 0.23 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Aqp Anticoag South Doc Cape Hill Mc

Cape Hill Medical Centre

Address: Cape Hill Medical Centre, Raglan Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3NR
Telephone: 0121 5582613
Distance: 0.23 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Cape Hill Medical Centre

Cavendish Medical Practice

Address: Cavendish Med Practice, 2a Cavendish Rd,edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 0HZ
Telephone: 0121 4541702
Distance: 0.56 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Cavendish Medical Practice

Lps Cavendish Medical Practice

Address: 2a Cavendish Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 0HZ
Telephone: 0121 4541702
Distance: 0.56 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Lps Cavendish Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 364 Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 4HJ
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

5 Suffrage Street

Address: 5 Suffrage Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3PZ
Distance: 0.64 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to 5 Suffrage Street

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 13 Waterloo Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4JX
Distance: 0.72 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 35 - 39 Waterloo Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4JU
Distance: 0.77 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Summerfield Neighbourhood Library

Summerfield Community Centre, Winson Green Road, Birmingham, B184EJ
Telephone: 0121 464 7422
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Summerfield Neighbourhood Library

Thimblemill Library

Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, B675RJ
Telephone: 0121 429 2039
Distance: 1.9 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Thimblemill Library

Handsworth Library

Soho Road, Birmingham, B219DP
Telephone: 0121 464 1185
Distance: 2.13 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Handsworth Library

Spring Hill Library

Spring Hill, Birmingham, B187BH
Telephone: 0121 464 7422
Distance: 2.13 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Smethwick Rolfe Street Station is 1.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Smethwick Rolfe Street

Smethwick Rolfe Street station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Warley area on the Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adderley Park • Aston • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Coseley • Coventry • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Lea Hall • Marston Green • Perry Barr • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Witton • Wolverhampton

Smethwick Galton Bridge Station is 2.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Smethwick Galton Bridge

Smethwick Galton Bridge station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Warley area on the Birmingham Snow Hill - Stourbridge Junction stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abergele & Pensarn • Aberystwyth • Acton Bridge • Adderley Park • Alsager • Aston • Bangor (Gwynedd) • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Bodorgan • Borth • Caersws • Chester • Chirk • Colwyn Bay • Conwy • Coseley • Coventry • Crewe • Deganwy • Dovey Junction • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Flint • Gobowen • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Hartford • Holyhead • Kidsgrove • Lea Hall • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Llandudno • Llandudno Junction • Llanfairfechan • Llanfairpwll • Machynlleth • Marston Green • Nantwich • Newtown • Penkridge • Penmaenmawr • Perry Barr • Prees • Prestatyn • Rhosneigr • Rhyl • Ruabon • Rugby • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Shotton • Shrewsbury • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Tame Bridge Parkway • Telford Central • Tile Hill • Tipton • Ty Croes • Valley • Walsall • Wellington • Welshpool • Wem • Whitchurch (Salop) • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton • Wrenbury • Wrexham General • Yorton

Perry Barr Station is 4.54 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Perry Barr

Perry Barr station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Birmingham, Perry Barr area on the Stechford - Wolverhampton via Aston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Coseley • Crewe • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Hamstead • Hartford • Hednesford • Landywood • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Runcorn • Sandwell & Dudley • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Stafford • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tipton • Walsall • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton

Sandwell & Dudley Station is 4.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Sandwell & Dudley

Sandwell & Dudley station is operated by London Midland Trains in the West Bromwich East area on the Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adderley Park • Albrighton • Aston • Berkswell • Bescot Stadium • Bilbrook • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Carlisle • Codsall • Coseley • Cosford • Coventry • Crewe • Duddeston • Dudley Port • Edinburgh • Euston • Glasgow Central • Hampton-In-Arden • Hamstead • Haymarket • Lancaster • Lea Hall • Lockerbie • Marston Green • Milton Keynes Central • Motherwell • Oakengates • Oxenholme Lake District • Penrith • Perry Barr • Preston • Rugby • Shifnal • Shrewsbury • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Smethwick Rolfe Street • Tame Bridge Parkway • Telford Central • Tipton • Walsall • Warrington Bank Quay • Watford Junction • Wellington • Wigan North Western • Witton • Wolverhampton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 15.38 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Birmingham International Airport
Coventry Airport is 34.93 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Coventry Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 67.67 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Gloucestershire Airport
Manchester Airport is 99.32 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 92.23 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishops Close to Sharpness Old Docks
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Close is approximately 1.82 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J1/A41/A4252 - 3.06 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to M5 J1/A41/A4252
Junction: M5 J2/A4123(T) - 4.62 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J8/M5 - 5.98 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J3/A456(T)/A456 - 6.17 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Pak Supermarket (Cape Hill) Ltd

1 Cape Hill Retail Centre, Cape Hill, B66 4PH
Distance: 0.41 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Pak Supermarket (Cape Hill) Ltd

1 Pound Shop

1 Cape Hill Retail Centre, Cape Hill, B66 4PH86-88 Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 4PB
Distance: 0.59 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to 1 Pound Shop

Asan Uk Ltd

1 Cape Hill Retail Centre, Cape Hill, B66 4PH86-88 Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 4PB36 Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 4PB
Distance: 0.59 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Limited

Asda, Windmills Shopping Centre, Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 3PR
Distance: 0.67 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Asda Stores Limited

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Galton Valley Canal Heritage Centre
Distance: 1.81 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Galton Valley Canal Heritage Centre

Aquarium

Attraction Name: National Sea Life Centre
Distance: 2.69 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to National Sea Life Centre

Garden

Attraction Name: Botanical Gardens
Distance: 2.84 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Botanical Gardens

Museum

Attraction Name: Soho House Museum
Distance: 3.07 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sandwell District
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Sandwell Council House
PO Box 2374
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3DE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0845 358 2200
Within the electoral area of Soho and Victoria Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Warley
The Member of Parliament is John Spellar
Details for the MP John Spellar on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election John Spellar won with a majority of 16483 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 63739
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01010065
Ons Area Name:Sandwell 026F
Average Age : 27.71
Population: 2690.00
Male Population: 1311.00 (48.74%)
Female Population: 1379.00 (51.26%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 113 (4.2%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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Email Police
Telephone: 101ext 812 3001
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime141
Criminal-damage-arson51
Vehicle-crime60
Burglary36
Drugs17
Robbery19
Public-order20
Shoplifting27
Other-crime35
Other-theft30
Theft-from-the-person7
Bicycle-theft2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bishops Close

OS Reference: 403429, 287844
OS Grid Reference: SP034878
Latitude and Longitude: 52.488132982371, -1.9494954043942
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 69.9664 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Close

Map Number: 139
Map Name: Birmingham
Cape Hill
Sandwell
West Midlands
West Midlands
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