Bishops Close

Postcode: TQ1 2PL

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.

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

TQ1 2PL
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
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
water

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Close

9 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £437,500
Sale Date: 04/04/2017
5 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £332,500
Sale Date: 06/01/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

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
Directions from Bishops Close to The Spires College
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)
Directions from Bishops Close to Mount Stuart Hospital

Torbay Hospital

Address: Lowes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA,
NHS Sector
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01803 614567
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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
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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
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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)
Directions from Bishops Close to Esteem Dentistry
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Telephone: 01803 208311
Distance: 2.7 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Torquay Central Library

Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Telephone:
Distance: 5.75 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Paignton Library

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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Directions from Bishops Close to Brixham Library

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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 30.14 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Exeter International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 2.24 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishops Close to Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon
Torquay - North Quay is 2.3 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishops Close to Torquay - North Quay
Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage is 7.5 Kilometers away
Directions from Bishops Close to Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage
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
Directions from Bishops Close to M5 J31/A30/A38
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.66 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.47 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to M5 J29/A30(T)
Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 44.74 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Close to M5 J28/A373/B3181

In the Area

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
Directions from Bishops Close to Tesco

Tesco Metro

26 Fleet Walk, Fleet Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EN
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to Tesco Metro

Iceland

5-6 Union Square Shopping Centre, Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3UT
Distance: 2.45 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)
Directions from Bishops Close to Living Coasts

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Babbacombe Model Village
Distance: 2.15 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Babbacombe Model Village

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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Town Hall
Castle Circus
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DR
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01803 207201
Within the electoral area of Wellswood Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torbay
The Member of Parliament is Kevin Foster
Details for the MP Kevin Foster on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Kevin Foster won with a majority of 14283 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75931
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

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Violent-crime22
Shoplifting2
Burglary3
Criminal-damage-arson4
Other-theft3
Public-order4
Vehicle-crime1
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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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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