Bishops Rise

Postcode: TQ1 2PJ

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Road Name:Bishops Rise
Road Type:residential

Bishops Rise 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 Rise is located 164.06 miles South West from the centre of London, 18.01 miles South from the centre of Exeter, 29.34 miles East from the centre of Plymouth and 41.73 miles South West from the centre of Taunton.

Bishops Rise is approximately 0.23 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 97 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Bishops Rise is approximately 97 Metres above sea level
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Nearby Telephone Area Codes

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

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

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:£84.5
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:£90
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:£110
Ilsham Cottage - torquay
Ilsham Cottage is a holiday home set in Torquay, 1.2 km from Meadfoot Beach. It provides free private parking. There is a dining area and a kitchen equipped with dishwasher. Towels and bed linen are provided in this self-catering accommodation.
Address:, TQ1, Wellswood Torquay
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£225.66
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:£30
Highest Price Room:£120

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torbay
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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

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Rise

9 Bishops Rise
Sale Price: £302,000
Sale Date: 11/03/2016
4 Bishops Rise
Sale Price: £377,000
Sale Date: 09/05/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

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

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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Location Details

Bishops Rise

OS Reference: 294079, 063790
OS Grid Reference: SX941638
Latitude and Longitude: 50.463758952981, -3.4925386291913
Approximate distance to the Coast: 0.23 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Rise

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Torquay Rail Station is 3.54 Kilometers away (2.2 miles)
Torre Rail Station is 3.87 Kilometers away (2.4 miles)
Paignton Rail Station is 6.03 Kilometers away (3.75 miles)
Teignmouth Rail Station is 9.31 Kilometers away (5.78 miles)

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 30.16 Kilometers away
Plymouth City Airport is 44.02 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon is 2.32 Kilometers away
Torquay - North Quay is 2.38 Kilometers away
Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage is 7.51 Kilometers away
Brixham Ferry Landing is 7.56 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Rise is approximately 9.81 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 24.05 Km Away
Junction: M5 J30/A376/A379 - 27.69 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 29.50 Km Away

Health Clinics

Parkhill Medical Practice
Parkhill Medical Practice, 3 Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ12AR
Distance: 2.12 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 212489
Brunel Medical Practice
Brunel Medical Practice, St.albans Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ13SL
Distance: 2.35 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 312233
Southover Medical Practice
Southover Medical Pract, Bronshill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ13HD
Distance: 2.70 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 327100
Chilcote Practice
Chilcote Surgery, Dewerstone Practice, Hampton Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ13LA
Distance: 2.75 Kilometers
Telephone: 01803 316333
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Torquay Central Library

Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ13DT
Distance: 1.73 Miles
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Paignton Library

Courtland Road, Paignton, TQ32AB
Distance: 3.62 Miles
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Kingerswell Library

1 Newton Road, Kingskerswell, TQ125EH
Distance: 4.49 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Kents Cavern
Distance: 0.65 (km)


Attraction Name: Torquay Natural History Museum
Distance: 1.62 (km)

Wildlife Centre

Attraction Name: Living Coasts
Distance: 2.16 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Babbacombe Model Village
Distance: 2.21 (km)

Nearest Schools

Stoodley Knowle School

Distance: 0.60 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Ansteys Cove Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JB
Telephone: (01803) 292011

Ilsham Church of England Academy

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JQ
Telephone: (01803) 292313

Warberry Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.63 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Cedars Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1SB
Telephone: (01803) 292642

All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School

Distance: 1.89 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Quinta Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3RN
Telephone: (01803) 329131

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 3.6
Median Speed: 3.5
Maximum Speed: 6.2
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 16
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