Bittern Lane

Postcode: MK42 6AP

Bittern Lane is a street governed by Wilshamstead Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Wilshamstead Ward in the administration area of Bedford Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Bittern Lane is located 43.39 miles North from the centre of London, 3.35 miles South from the centre of Bedford, 13.08 miles East from the centre of Milton Keynes and 14.61 miles North from the centre of Luton.

Road Name:Bittern Lane
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Bittern Lane

MK42 6AP
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bittern Lane is approximately 41.9717 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 33 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bittern Lane is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.678317 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bittern Lane is approximately 33 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01234 - Bedford
Area Code: 01767 - Sandy
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.4
Median Speed: 13.2
Maximum Speed: 14.5
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 5
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bittern Lane

1 Bittern Lane
Sale Price: £280,000
Sale Date: 19/12/2014
8 Bittern Lane
Sale Price: £218,500
Sale Date: 18/12/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Lakeview School

Distance: 0.06 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 365
Address: School Lane, Off Brooklands Avenue, MK42 6BH
Telephone: 01234741653
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bittern Lane to Lakeview School

Wilstead Lower School

Distance: 1.36 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 138
Address: Cotton End Road, Wilstead, MK45 3BX
Telephone: 01234302303
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bittern Lane to Wilstead Lower School

Elstow School

Distance: 2.92 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 412
Address: Abbeyfields Road Abbeyfields, Elstow, MK42 9GP
Telephone: 01234302300
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bittern Lane to Elstow School

Cotton End Primary School

Distance: 3 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 110
Address: High Road, Cotton End, MK45 3AA
Telephone: 01234740100
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bittern Lane to Cotton End Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Bedford Hospital South Wing

Address: South Wing, Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Telephone: 01234 355 122
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Distance: 4.45 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Bedford Hospital South Wing

Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Address: Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 4.45 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Weller Wing

Address: Kempston Road,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
Distance: 4.45 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Weller Wing

Fountains Court (Mental Health Services)

Address: 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NR,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
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Distance: 5.64 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Fountains Court (Mental Health Services)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Shortstown Medical Centre

Address: 2 Quantrelle Court, Shortstown, Bedfordshire, MK42 0UF
Telephone: 01234 743000
Distance: 3.01 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Shortstown Medical Centre

Sept Chsb Cardiology Nursing

Address: 2 Railton Road, Woburn Road Ind Estate, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 7PN
Telephone: 01234 317146
Distance: 3.18 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Sept Chsb Cardiology Nursing

Sept Chsb Community Nursing

Address: 2 Railton Road, Woburn Road Ind Estate, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 7PN
Telephone: 01234 317146
Distance: 3.18 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Sept Chsb Community Nursing

Sept Chsb Health Visitors

Address: 2 Railton Road, Woburn Road Ind Estate, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 7PN
Telephone: 01234 317146
Distance: 3.18 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Sept Chsb Health Visitors
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Kempston Dental Practice

Address: Kempston Dental Practice, 212 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8BL
Distance: 4.04 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Kempston Dental Practice

U H P the Dental Practice

Address: U H P the Dental Practice, 176 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8BL
Distance: 4.04 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to U H P the Dental Practice

London Road Health Centre

Address: London Road Health Centre, 84 - 86 London Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0NT
Distance: 4.14 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to London Road Health Centre

Kempston Clinic

Address: Kempston Clinic, Halsey Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8AU
Distance: 4.21 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Kempston Clinic
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Kempston Library

Halsey Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK428AU
Telephone: 01234 276453
Distance: 4.21 Kilometres
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Directions from Bittern Lane to Kempston Library

Wootton Library

Lorraine Rd, Wootton, MK439LH
Telephone: 01234 766 061
Distance: 4.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Bittern Lane to Wootton Library

Bedford Central Library

Harpur Street, Bedford, MK401PG
Telephone: 01234 718178
Distance: 5.23 Kilometres
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Bedford Prison Library

St Loyes Street, Bedford, MK401HG
Telephone:
Distance: 5.54 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Kempston Hardwick Station is 3.05 Kilometers away

Directions from Bittern Lane to Kempston Hardwick

Kempston Hardwick station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Bedford St.Johns Station is 4.48 Kilometers away

Directions from Bittern Lane to Bedford St.Johns

Bedford St.Johns station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Bedford area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Stewartby Station is 4.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Bittern Lane to Stewartby

Stewartby station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Woburn Sands

Bedford Midland Station is 5.36 Kilometers away

Directions from Bittern Lane to Bedford Midland

Bedford Midland station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Bedford area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford St.Johns • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Collingham • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Fenny Stratford • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kempston Hardwick • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lidlington • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Oakham • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Ridgmont • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Stewartby • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield • Woburn Sands

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 23.99 Kilometers away Directions from Bittern Lane to London Luton Airport
Cambridge Airport is 45.19 Kilometers away Directions from Bittern Lane to Cambridge Airport
London Stansted Airport is 53.99 Kilometers away Directions from Bittern Lane to London Stansted Airport
London Oxford Airport is 64.98 Kilometers away Directions from Bittern Lane to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 68.06 Kilometers away
Directions from Bittern Lane to Kew Pier
Savoy Pier is 68.61 Kilometers away
Directions from Bittern Lane to Savoy Pier
Embankment Pier is 68.72 Kilometers away
Directions from Bittern Lane to Embankment Pier
Blackfriars Pier is 68.74 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bittern Lane is approximately 1.40 miles from the A421

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 12.07 Km Away
Directions from Bittern Lane to M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507
Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 15.17 Km Away
Directions from Bittern Lane to M1 J12/A5120
Junction: M1 J14/A509 - 16.79 Km Away
Directions from Bittern Lane to M1 J14/A509
Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 19.4 Km Away
Directions from Bittern Lane to A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Budgens

151 Brooklands Avenue, Wixams, Bedford, MK42 6AE
Distance: 0.15 Kilometres
Directions from Bittern Lane to Budgens

Tesco Express

151 Brooklands Avenue, Wixams, Bedford, MK42 6AE13 Beauvais Square, Shortstown, Bedford, MK42 0GE
Distance: 2.85 Kilometres
Directions from Bittern Lane to Tesco Express

McColls

151 Brooklands Avenue, Wixams, Bedford, MK42 6AE13 Beauvais Square, Shortstown, Bedford, MK42 0GENorth Drive, Shortstown, Bedford, MK42 0TL
Distance: 3.07 Kilometres
Directions from Bittern Lane to McColls

Compass Catering @ Sainsbury's

Unit 3, Marsh Leys Farm, Woburn Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK43 9AA
Distance: 3.26 Kilometres
Directions from Bittern Lane to Compass Catering @ Sainsbury's

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Elstow Moot Hall Museum
Distance: 2.2 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Elstow Moot Hall Museum

Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Pogs Crafts
Distance: 3.55 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Pogs Crafts

Historic House

Attraction Name: Houghton House (remains of)
Distance: 4.64 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Houghton House (remains of)

Country Park

Attraction Name: Priory Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 4.75 (km)
Directions from Bittern Lane to Priory Country Park Visitor Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Bedford
Visit the Council's Website
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
Bedford
MK42 9AP
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01234 267422
Within the electoral area of Wilshamstead Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Mid Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Dorries, Nadine
Within the area of Wilshamstead Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017548
Ons Area Name:Bedford 019C
Average Age : 38.50
Population: 1862.00
Male Population: 891.00 (47.85%)
Female Population: 971.00 (52.15%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.48%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Welcome to the Walton Neighbourhood Policing Team pages.

We are committed to making your neighbourhood a safer place to live, work and visit and will work with the community and our partners to tackle local problems.

Walton is part of the Tendring district and covers areas including Homelands and Walton.

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Victim Support
Tendring Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary2
Vehicle-crime5
Violent-crime3
Criminal-damage-arson1
Bicycle-theft1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bittern Lane

OS Reference: 505639, 244580
OS Grid Reference: TL056446
Latitude and Longitude: 52.08905868541, -0.45795144984041
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 41.9717 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bittern Lane

Map Number: 153
Map Name: Bedford & Huntingdon
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Bedford
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