Blackbird Close

Postcode: MK45 1SB

Blackbird Close is a street in the settlement of Ampthill governed by Flitwick Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Flitwick Ward in the administration area of Central Bedfordshire Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Blackbird Close is located 38.52 miles North West from the centre of London, 9.21 miles North West from the centre of Luton, 9.56 miles South from the centre of Bedford and 11.21 miles East from the centre of Milton Keynes.

Road Name:Blackbird Close
Road Type:residential
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MK45 1SB
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Blackbird Close is approximately 50.9105 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 89 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Blackbird Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.962634 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Blackbird Close is approximately 89 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01525
Telephone Exchange: FLITWICK - SMFK
Telephone Cabinet: P20
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 22.1
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 22
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blackbird Close

5 Blackbird Close
Sale Price: £310,000
Sale Date: 22/07/2016
8 Blackbird Close
Sale Price: £303,500
Sale Date: 01/07/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Woodland Middle School Academy

Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 572
Address: Malham Close, Flitwick, MK45 1NP
Telephone: 01525750400
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackbird Close to Woodland Middle School Academy

Flitwick Lower School

Distance: 0.39 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 267
Address: Temple Way, Flitwick, MK45 1LU
Telephone: 01525755444
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackbird Close to Flitwick Lower School

Templefield Lower School

Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 281
Address: Malham Close, Flitwick, MK45 1AJ
Telephone: 01525713625
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackbird Close to Templefield Lower School

Kingsmoor Lower School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 196
Address: Kingsmoor Close, Flitwick, MK45 1EY
Telephone: 01525712448
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackbird Close to Kingsmoor Lower School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Address: The L&D Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ,
NHS Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01582 491166
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Distance: 12.07 (km)
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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: 14.32 (km)
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Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Address: Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 14.32 (km)
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Weller Wing

Address: Kempston Road,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
Distance: 14.32 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Wmb Gpsi Msk

Address: West Mid Beds Health, C/o Dr Ling & Ptrs, Highlands, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1DZ
Telephone: 0844 4996928
Distance: 0.73 (km)
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Flitwick Surgery

Address: Highlands, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1DW
Telephone: 01525 715300
Distance: 0.81 (km)
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Houghton Close Surgery

Address: Houghton Close Surgery, 1 Houghton Close, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2TG
Telephone: 01525 300898
Distance: 2.76 (km)
Directions from Blackbird Close to Houghton Close Surgery

Community Ent Clinic

Address: Oliver Street Surgery, 57 Oliver Street, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2SB
Telephone: 01234 897440
Distance: 2.84 (km)
Directions from Blackbird Close to Community Ent Clinic
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Flitwick Dental Group

Address: Flitwick Dental Group, 7 Station Square, Flitwick, Bedford, MK45 1DP
Distance: 0.66 (km)
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Flitwick Clinic

Address: Flitwick Clinic, the Highlands, Flitwick, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 1DZ
Distance: 0.73 (km)
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9 Kings Road

Address: 9 Kings Road, Flitwick, Bedford, MK45 1ED
Distance: 0.79 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 23 High Street, Flitwick, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 1DX
Distance: 0.92 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Flitwick Library

Coniston Road, Flitwick, MK451QJ
Telephone:
Distance: 0.3 Kilometres
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Ampthill Library

1 Dunstable Street, Ampthill, MK452NL
Telephone:
Distance: 2.78 Kilometres
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Toddington Library

9 Market Square, Toddington, LU56BP
Telephone: 3003008069
Distance: 6.14 Kilometres
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Barton Library

Bedford Road, Barton Le Clay, MK454PP
Telephone: 3003008054
Distance: 6.42 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Flitwick Station is 0.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackbird Close to Flitwick

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Harlington Station is 4.4 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackbird Close to Harlington

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Lidlington Station is 5.88 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackbird Close to Lidlington

Lidlington 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 • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Millbrook (Bedfordshire) Station is 6.17 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackbird Close to Millbrook (Bedfordshire)

Millbrook (Bedfordshire) station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Southampton - Weymouth stretch of line.

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 16.04 Kilometers away Directions from Blackbird Close to London Luton Airport
Cambridge Airport is 51.65 Kilometers away Directions from Blackbird Close to Cambridge Airport
London Stansted Airport is 53.71 Kilometers away Directions from Blackbird Close to London Stansted Airport
London Oxford Airport is 58.55 Kilometers away Directions from Blackbird Close to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 59.12 Kilometers away
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Savoy Pier is 60.74 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 60.84 Kilometers away
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Blackfriars Pier is 60.97 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blackbird Close is approximately 1.47 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 4.96 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 7.42 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 12.2 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J14/A509 - 14.92 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Group

19-21 The Russell Centre, Coniston Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1QJ
Distance: 0.3 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores Ltd

Coniston Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1LX
Distance: 0.37 Kilometres
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Spar

26-32 Brookes Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1BX
Distance: 0.92 Kilometres
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Co-operative Group

81 Ampthill Road, Maulden, Bedfordshire, MK45 2DH
Distance: 4.04 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Flitwick Moor Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.62 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Flitton Moor Nature Reserve
Distance: 3.42 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: De Grey Mausoleum
Distance: 3.98 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Houghton House (remains of)
Distance: 5.15 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Central Bedfordshire
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Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 300 8000
Within the electoral area of Flitwick Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Mid Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Dorries, Nadine
Within the area of Flitwick Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017407
Ons Area Name:Central Bedfordshire 016E
Average Age : 38.23
Population: 1602.00
Male Population: 807.00 (50.37%)
Female Population: 795.00 (49.63%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 4 (0.25%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Criminal-damage-arson6
Other-theft5
Violent-crime11
Bicycle-theft1
Vehicle-crime11
Public-order1
Drugs1
Shoplifting1
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Location details

Location Details

Blackbird Close

OS Reference: 502867, 234717
OS Grid Reference: TL029347
Latitude and Longitude: 52.000926509808, -0.50136895290832
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 50.9105 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blackbird Close

Map Number: 153
Map Name: Bedford & Huntingdon
Flitwick
Central Bedfordshire
South East
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