Bishops Close

Postcode: TQ1 2PL



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Road Name:Bishops Close
Road Type:residential

Bishops Close is a street in the settlement of Torquay which is within the electoral area of Wellswood Ward in the administration area of Torbay Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Bishops Close is located 164.1 miles South West from the centre of London, 18 miles South from the centre of Exeter, 29.3 miles East from the centre of Plymouth and 41.75 miles South West from the centre of Taunton.

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Postcodes for Bishops Close

TQ1 2PL
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bishops Close is approximately 0.318188 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 75 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bishops Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 3.30888 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishops Close is approximately 75 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01803 - Torquay
Area Code: 01626 - Newton Abbot

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Bishops Close

Hotel information updated 06/02/2017

Hotels
Moorings Apartment - torquay
Moorings Apartment is a holiday home located in Torquay in the Devon Region and is 1 km from Meadfoot Beach. The unit is 2 km from Torquay United FC. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.
Address:, TQ1 2HG, Torquay
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£95.5
Moorings - torquay
Located 1 km from Meadfoot Beach, Moorings offers pet-friendly accommodation in Torquay. The unit is 2 km from Torquay United FC. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. There is a dining area and a kitchen equipped with oven.
Address:, TQ1 2HG, Torquay
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£81
Channel View Apartment - torquay
The award winning Channel View Apartment is a spacious, modern apartment located just over 1 mile from Torquay Harbour in a quiet, recommended neighbourhood in close proximity to tourist attractions.
Address:Flat 2, 10a Oxlea road, TQ1 2HF, Torquay
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£105
Ansteys Lea - torquay
Star Rating:2 Stars
This hotel of great warmth and character is situated between Torquay's town centre and marina, and Babbacombe Downs with their magnificent sea views. The hotel derives its name from the enchanting Ansteys Cove, Torquay, once a smuggler's haven.
Address:Barrington Road, Wellswood, TQ1 2QJ, Torquay
Number of Rooms:13
Lowest Price Room:£40
Highest Price Room:£120
The Palace Hotel - torquay
Star Rating:4 Stars
In 25 acres of beautiful gardens and woodland, this hotel has 2 swimming pools, a 9-hole golf course and a restaurant serving English and French cuisine. The Victorian Palace Hotel is the former home of the Bishop of Exeter.
Address:Babbacombe Road, TQ1 3TG, Torquay
Number of Rooms:141
Lowest Price Room:£35
Highest Price Room:£168
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
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Telephone Number: 01803 207201
Within the electoral area of Wellswood Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torbay
The Member of Parliament is Sanders, Adrian
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Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Close

16 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £315,000
Sale Date: 20/11/2015
12 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £370,000
Sale Date: 17/09/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015271
Ons Area Name:Torbay 010E
Average Age : 56.89
Population: 1422.00
Male Population: 668.00 (46.98%)
Female Population: 754.00 (53.02%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 10 (0.7%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Wellswood is a very large beat geographically and not only incorporates the Wellswood "village", but also includes Babbacombe Road, the Lincombes, Warberries, Ilsham Marine Drive and Torwood Street. Torwood Street is predominantly given over to shops and restaurants and has a thriving night-time economy with Pubs and Night Clubs. The Wellswood "village" in Ilsham Road has good quality restaurants and independent shops and has Ilsham Primary School at its heart. Wellswood has two primary schools, Ilsham C of E Academy and Warberry C of E Academy. Wellswood has a higher than average amount of people of a retirement age and has well attended churches at St Matthias and Riviera Life, in Babbacombe Road. There are also large areas of beautiful coastal paths, mainly managed by the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust.

 

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime16
Vehicle-crime3
Shoplifting1
Burglary1
Robbery1
Public-order2
Criminal-damage-arson2
Other-theft1
Other-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Schools

Nearest Schools

Ilsham Church of England Academy

Distance: 0.85 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 177
Address: Ilsham Road, TQ1 2JQ
Telephone: 01803292313
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Ilsham Church of England Academy

Warberry CofE Academy

Distance: 1.55 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 413
Address: Cedars Road, TQ1 1SB
Telephone: 01803292642
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Warberry CofE Academy

All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School

Distance: 1.81 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Quinta Road, TQ1 3RN
Telephone: 01803329131
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School

The Spires College

Distance: 2.37 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 929
Address: Westlands Lane, TQ1 3PE
Telephone: 01803400660
Website: Visit School Website
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Lime Tree Road
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Location details

Location Details

Bishops Close

OS Reference: 293999, 063800
OS Grid Reference: SX940638
Latitude and Longitude: 50.463834404208, -3.4936683388823
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.318188 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Close

Map Number: 202
Map Name: Torbay & South Dartmoor
Wellswood
Torbay
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Torquay Rail Station is 3.45 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Torquay Rail Station
Torre Rail Station is 3.78 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Torre Rail Station
Paignton Rail Station is 5.95 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Paignton Rail Station
Teignmouth Rail Station is 9.29 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Teignmouth Rail Station
Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Foodstore

29 Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JG
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Co-operative Foodstore

Tesco

29 Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JG55-57 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3SN
Distance: 2.22 Kilometres
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Tesco Metro

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EN
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Iceland

5-6 Union Square Shopping Centre, Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3UT
Distance: 2.45 Kilometres
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Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 30.14 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Exeter International Airport
Plymouth City Airport is 43.78 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Plymouth City Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 104.35 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Cardiff International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 116.25 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Bristol International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 2.24 Kilometers away
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Torquay - North Quay is 2.3 Kilometers away
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Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage is 7.5 Kilometers away
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Brixham Ferry Landing is 7.55 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Close is approximately 9.97 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 24.01 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.66 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.47 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 44.74 Km Away
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Mount Stuart Hospital

Address: St. Vincents Road, Torquay, TQ1 4UP,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01803 313881
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Distance: 3.52 (km)
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Torbay Hospital

Address: Lowes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA,
NHS Sector
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01803 614567
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.62 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Torbay Hospital

Paignton Community Hospital

Address: Church Street, Paignton, TQ3 3AG,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01803 547171
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6.05 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Paignton Community Hospital

Brixham Community Hospital

Address: Greenswood Road, Brixham, TQ5 9HW,
NHS Sector
Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 01803 881399
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.44 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Brixham Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Parkhill Medical Practice

Address: Parkhill Medical Practice, 3 Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AR
Telephone: 01803 212489
Distance: 2.04 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Parkhill Medical Practice

Brunel Medical Practice

Address: Brunel Medical Practice, St Albans Rd,babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3SL
Telephone: 01803 312233
Distance: 2.28 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Brunel Medical Practice

Southover Medical Practice

Address: Southover Medical Pract, Bronshill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HD
Telephone: 01803 327100
Distance: 2.61 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Southover Medical Practice

Chilcote Practice

Address: Chilcote Surgery, Dewerstone Practice, Hampton Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA
Telephone: 01803 316333
Distance: 2.68 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Chilcote Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Orchards Dental Practice

Address: Orchards Dental Practice, 321 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 3TB
Distance: 1.28 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Orchards Dental Practice

15 Park Hill Road

Address: 15 Park Hill Road, Torquay, TQ1 2AL
Distance: 1.98 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Park Crescent House, 9 Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AL
Distance: 1.98 (km)
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Esteem Dentistry

Address: Esteem Dentistry, 15 Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AL
Distance: 1.98 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Telephone: 01803 208311
Distance: 2.7 Kilometres
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Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Telephone:
Distance: 5.75 Kilometres
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Kingerswell Library

1 Newton Road, Kingskerswell, TQ125EH
Telephone: 01803 873723
Distance: 7.13 Kilometres
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Brixham Library

Market Street, Brixham, TQ58EU
Telephone:
Distance: 7.9 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Kents Cavern
Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Kents Cavern

Museum

Attraction Name: Torquay Natural History Museum
Distance: 1.54 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Torquay Natural History Museum

Wildlife Centre

Attraction Name: Living Coasts
Distance: 2.09 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Babbacombe Model Village
Distance: 2.15 (km)
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Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 3.5
Median Speed: 3.8
Maximum Speed: 5.7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 18
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