Bishops Close

Postcode: ME18 5ES

Bishops Close is a street in the settlement of Wateringbury governed by Nettlestead Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Marden and Yalding Ward in the administration area of Maidstone District Council within Kent County Council located in the South East Euro Region of the UK.

Bishops Close is located 28.6 miles South East from the centre of London, 4.99 miles South West from the centre of Maidstone, 29 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 31.1 miles North East from the centre of Lewes.

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

ME18 5ES
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishops Close is approximately 31 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01622 - Maidstone
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.7
Median Speed: 14.5
Maximum Speed: 21
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 31
water

Water and Drainage Details

Southern Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Close

1a Bishops Close
Sale Price: £149,000
Sale Date: 30/09/2014
9 Bishops Close
Sale Price: £199,000
Sale Date: 17/04/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Wateringbury Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 206
Address: 147 Bow Road, Wateringbury, ME18 5EA
Telephone: 01622812199
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Wateringbury Church of England Primary School

The Discovery School

Distance: 2.76 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 604
Address: Discovery Drive, Kings Hill, ME19 4GJ
Telephone: 01732847000
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to The Discovery School

Yalding, St Peter and St Paul Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 2.84 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 159
Address: Vicarage Road, Yalding, ME18 6DP
Telephone: 01622814298
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Yalding, St Peter and St Paul Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Kings Hill School

Distance: 2.92 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 475
Address: Crispin Way, Kings Hill, ME19 4LS
Telephone: 01732842739
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Close to Kings Hill School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Maidstone Hospital

Address: Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 01622 729000
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Distance: 5.69 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Maidstone Hospital

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
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Distance: 7.33 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
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Distance: 11.9 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Spire Alexandra Hospital

Tonbridge Cottage Hospital

Address: Tonbridge Cottage Hospital, Vauxhall Lane, Tonbridge, TN11 0NE,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01732 353653
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Distance: 12.43 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Tonbridge Cottage Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Wateringbury

Address: 14 Pelican Court, Wateringbury, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5SS
Telephone: 01622 814466
Distance: 1.23 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Wateringbury

Yalding

Address: Yalding Surgery, Burgess Bank,benover Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 6ES
Telephone: 01622 814380
Distance: 3.12 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Yalding

West Malling Group Practice

Address: West Malling Group Prac, 116 High Street, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE
Telephone: 01732 870212
Distance: 5.13 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to West Malling Group Practice

Blackthorn

Address: Blackthorn Medical Centre, St Andrews Road, Barming, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9AN
Telephone: 01622 726277
Distance: 5.42 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Blackthorn
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 372 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8TR
Distance: 5.71 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Commercial House, High Street, Hadlow, Tonbridge, TN11 0EE
Distance: 5.86 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Dental Surgery

Southcot Dental Surgeries

Address: Southcot Dental Surgeries, 792 London Road, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6HJ
Distance: 5.99 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Southcot Dental Surgeries

Orchard Medical Centre

Address: Orchard Medical Centre, 146 Heath Road, Coxheath, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4PL
Distance: 6.12 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Orchard Medical Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Yalding Library

Adin Coates House, High Street, Yalding, ME186HU
Telephone: 01622 817735
Distance: 2.77 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to Yalding Library

East Peckham Library

3 Pound Road, East Peckham, Tonbridge, TN125AU
Telephone: 01622 871050
Distance: 4.34 Kilometres
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Directions from Bishops Close to East Peckham Library

West Malling Library

22-24 High Street, West Malling, ME196QR
Telephone: 01732 842504
Distance: 5.34 Kilometres
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Coxheath Library

Heath Road, Coxheath, Maidstone, ME174EH
Telephone: 01622 744130
Distance: 5.73 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Wateringbury Station is 0.66 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Wateringbury

Wateringbury station is operated by Southeastern in the Tonbridge and Malling area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Yalding

Yalding Station is 2.32 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Yalding

Yalding station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury

East Malling Station is 4.63 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to East Malling

East Malling station is operated by Southeastern in the Tonbridge and Malling area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Bearsted • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Maidstone East • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Beltring Station is 4.79 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Close to Beltring

Beltring station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Airports

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 28.08 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 38.11 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to London City Airport
London Southend Airport is 40.97 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to London Southend Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 48.76 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 22.26 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 22.84 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 36.4 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 36.78 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Close is approximately 3.90 miles from the M20

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M20 J4/A228 - 6.91 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J5/A20 - 7.33 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J3/M26 - 7.8 Km Away
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Junction: M26 J2A/A20 - 8.18 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

ASDA Superstore

Asda, 1 Alexander Grove, Kings Hill, West Malling, ME19 4SZ
Distance: 2.9 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to ASDA Superstore

The Co-operative

Coop Welcome, 50 Pound Road, East Peckham, Tonbridge, TN12 5BQ
Distance: 4.28 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Close to The Co-operative

Tesco Stores Ltd

79 - 81 High Street, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NA
Distance: 5.18 Kilometres
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Waitrose

Waitrose Ltd, Fortune Way, Kings Hill, West Malling, ME19 4QJ
Distance: 5.81 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Teston Bridge Country Park
Distance: 2.24 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Teston Bridge Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: St Leonard's Tower
Distance: 4.63 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to St Leonard's Tower

Country Park

Attraction Name: Manor Park Country Park
Distance: 4.84 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Manor Park Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Hop Farm Family Park
Distance: 5.09 (km)
Directions from Bishops Close to Hop Farm Family Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Maidstone District
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Maidstone House
King Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 6JQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01622 602 000
County Council: Kent County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Marden and Yalding Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Maidstone and The Weald
The Member of Parliament is Helen Grant
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In the 2017 General Election Helen Grant won with a majority of 17723 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75334
Within the area of Nettlestead Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024377
Ons Area Name:Maidstone 014C
Average Age : 45.33
Population: 1614.00
Male Population: 799.00 (49.5%)
Female Population: 815.00 (50.5%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 7 (0.43%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary3
Criminal-damage-arson1
Vehicle-crime1
Violent-crime5
Public-order1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bishops Close

OS Reference: 568556, 152565
OS Grid Reference: TQ686526
Latitude and Longitude: 51.246802434006, 0.4153431948678
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 7.12008 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Close

Map Number: 188
Map Name: Maidstone & The Weald of Kent
Nettlestead
Maidstone
Kent
South East
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