Black Bench Drove

Postcode: TA20 3DB

Black Bench Drove is a street governed by Chard Town Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Chard Avishayes Ward in the administration area of South Somerset District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Black Bench Drove is located 130.26 miles West from the centre of London, 11.15 miles South East from the centre of Taunton, 14.22 miles West from the centre of Yeovil and 25.33 miles North West from the centre of Dorchester.

Road Name:Black Bench Drove
Road Type:unclassified
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Postcodes for Black Bench Drove

TA20 3DB
Height

Height

The Central point of Black Bench Drove is approximately 89 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01460 - Chard
Area Code: 01297 - Axminster
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.8
Median Speed: 6.3
Maximum Speed: 12.9
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 13
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Black Bench Drove

Brookcroft Hornsbury Hill
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 25/07/2014
Le Chalet Hornsbury Hill
Sale Price: £325,000
Sale Date: 24/09/2010
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Avishayes Community Primary School

Distance: 1.19 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 251
Address: Fairway Rise, TA20 1NS
Telephone: 0146063050
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Avishayes Community Primary School

The Redstart Primary School

Distance: 1.43 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 434
Address: Redstart Road, TA20 1SD
Telephone: 0146067457
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Bench Drove to The Redstart Primary School

Holyrood Academy

Distance: 1.86 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1232
Address: Zembard Lane, TA20 1JL
Telephone: 01460260100
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Holyrood Academy

Manor Court Community Primary School

Distance: 2.36 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 381
Address: Duck Lane, TA20 2ES
Telephone: 0146062350
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Manor Court Community Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Chard Community Hospital

Address: Crewkerne Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 238220
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Chard Community Hospital

Crewkerne Community Hospital

Address: Middle Path,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 72491
Distance: 10.43 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Crewkerne Community Hospital

Axminster Community Hospital

Address: Chard Road, Axminster, EX13 5DU,
NHS Sector
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01297 630 400
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Distance: 12.04 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Axminster Community Hospital

South Petherton Community Hospital

Address: Bernard Way,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 243000
Distance: 12.57 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to South Petherton Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Essex House Medical Centre, Chard

Address: Essex House Medical Ctr., 59 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1QA
Telephone: 01460 65046
Distance: 1.93 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Essex House Medical Centre, Chard

Springmead Surgery, Chard

Address: Springmead Surgery, Summerfields Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2EW
Telephone: 01460 63380
Distance: 2.52 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Springmead Surgery, Chard

Tawstock Medical Centre, Chard

Address: Tawstock Medical Centre, St Mary's Crescent, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2DZ
Telephone: 01460 67763
Distance: 2.55 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Tawstock Medical Centre, Chard

Summervale Surgery

Address: Ilminster Medical Centre, Canal Way, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9FE
Telephone: 01460 52354
Distance: 4.56 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Summervale Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

South Somerset Pct

Address: South Somerset Pct, Chataway House, Leach Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1FR
Distance: 0.52 (km)
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Chard House Dental Practice

Address: Chard House Dental Practice, 21 Leach Road, Chard Business Park, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1FA
Distance: 0.75 (km)
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Somerset Pcds

Address: Somerset Pcds, 21 Leach Road, Chard Business Park, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1FA
Distance: 0.75 (km)
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Springside Dental Surgery

Address: Springside Dental Surgery, 33a Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PT
Distance: 2.03 (km)
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Springside Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chard Library

Holyrood Lace Mill, Chard, TA202YA
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 2.18 Kilometres
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Directions from Black Bench Drove to Chard Library

Ilminster Library

Ditton Street, Ilminster, TA190BW
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 4.75 Kilometres
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Crewkerne Library

Falkland Square, Crewkerne, TA187JS
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 10.59 Kilometres
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South Petherton Library

St. James Corner, South Petherton, TA135BS
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 11.83 Kilometres
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Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 37.32 Kilometers away Directions from Black Bench Drove to Exeter International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 57.84 Kilometers away Directions from Black Bench Drove to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 63.02 Kilometers away Directions from Black Bench Drove to Cardiff International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 28.57 Kilometers away
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal
Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing is 43.07 Kilometers away
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Topsham Ferry Landing is 43.09 Kilometers away
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Topsham Lock Ferry Landing is 43.29 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Black Bench Drove is approximately 2.74 miles from the A303

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 16.66 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 19.63 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 24.06 Km Away
Directions from Black Bench Drove to M5 J24/A38
Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 31.16 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd & Petrol Station

Tapstone Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2LW
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Tesco Stores Ltd & Petrol Station

Co-op

Tapstone Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2LW43 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PT
Distance: 2.02 Kilometres
Directions from Black Bench Drove to Co-op

My Local (MLCG Ltd)

Chard Store, 10 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PH
Distance: 2.1 Kilometres
Directions from Black Bench Drove to My Local (MLCG Ltd)

Lidl UK GmbH

Chard Store, 10 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PHBoden Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2AX
Distance: 2.14 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Hornsbury Mill
Distance: 0.82 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Hornsbury Mill Museum, Chard Museum
Distance: 2.39 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Cricket St Thomas
Distance: 4.06 (km)
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Garden

Attraction Name: Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park
Distance: 4.13 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Somerset District
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Council Offices
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01935 462 462
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Chard Avishayes Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Yeovil
The Member of Parliament is Marcus Fysh
Details for the MP Marcus Fysh on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Marcus Fysh on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Marcus Fysh won with a majority of 14723 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82916
Within the area of Chard Town Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029173
Ons Area Name:South Somerset 022C
Average Age : 37.50
Population: 1247.00
Male Population: 632.00 (50.68%)
Female Population: 615.00 (49.32%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 15 (1.2%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Team for Chard Rural beat.

Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime28
Public-order3
Other-theft2
Burglary2
Criminal-damage-arson2
Other-crime1
Vehicle-crime4
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Black Bench Drove

OS Reference: 333538, 110207
OS Grid Reference: ST335102
Latitude and Longitude: 50.88696859441, -2.9449677360225
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 16.7466 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Black Bench Drove

Map Number: 193
Map Name: Taunton & Lyme Regis
Hornsbury
South Somerset
Somerset
South West
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