Blackdown Close

Postcode: SR8 2JW

Blackdown Close is a street in the settlement of Peterlee governed by Peterlee Civil Parish council in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Blackdown Close is located 231 miles North from the centre of London, 18.19 miles South East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 56.22 miles North from the centre of York and 63.77 miles East from the centre of Carlisle.

Road Name:Blackdown Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Blackdown Close

SR8 2JW
SR8 2JP
SR8 2JR
Height

Height

The Central point of Blackdown Close is approximately 127 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01429 - Hartlepool
Area Code: 01740 - Sedgefield
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7.6
Median Speed: 8.2
Maximum Speed: 9.7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blackdown Close

22 Blackdown Close
Sale Price: £67,500
Sale Date: 04/03/2016
21 Blackdown Close
Sale Price: £85,000
Sale Date: 26/01/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Howletch Lane Primary School

Distance: 0.27 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 470
Address: Pennine Drive, SR8 2NQ
Telephone: 01915862765
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackdown Close to Howletch Lane Primary School

Shotton Hall Primary School

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 359
Address: Waveney Road, SR8 1NX
Telephone: 01915864515
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackdown Close to Shotton Hall Primary School

St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Byron College

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 746
Address: Westway, SR8 1DE
Telephone: 01915876220
Website: Visit School Website
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Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 298
Address: Westway, SR8 1DE
Telephone: 01915862264
Website: Visit School Website
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

University Hospital Of Hartlepool

Address: Holdforth Road, Hartlepool, TS24 9AH,
NHS Sector
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01642 617617
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Distance: 10.22 (km)
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City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of Hartlepool

Address: Holdforth Road, Hartlepool, TS24 9AH,
Independent Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01429 266654
Distance: 10.22 (km)
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Sandwell Park Hospital, Hartlepool

Address: Lancaster Road, Hartlepool,
NHS Sector
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01429 285601
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Distance: 11.63 (km)
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Hopewood Park

Address: Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NB,
NHS Sector
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 565 6256
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Distance: 11.7 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Palliative Care Medicine

Address: Easington Macmillan Serv., 1 Palmer Road, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 2HU
Telephone: 0191 5862426
Distance: 0.31 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Close to Palliative Care Medicine

Recovery Centre Peterlee

Address: 4th Flr, Ridgemount House, Bede Way, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1EA
Telephone: 03000 266666
Distance: 1.29 (km)
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Weekend Opening Easington South

Address: Peterlee Health Centre, Bede Way, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1AD
Telephone: 07763 780774
Distance: 1.34 (km)
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Barchester Care Home Medical Service

Address: O'neill Drive, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 5UP
Telephone: 0191 5863859
Distance: 1.52 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Castle Dene Dental Surgery

Address: Castle Dene Dental Surgery, 15 the Upper Chare, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1BW
Distance: 1.44 (km)
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Dental Practice

Address: Dental Practice, 30 Yoden Way, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1AL
Distance: 1.49 (km)
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Alexanders

Address: Alexanders, 2 Dene Terrace, Horden, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 4JF
Distance: 2.6 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Wentworth House, Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, SR8 3PG
Distance: 3.92 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Peterlee Library

Burnhope Way, Peterlee, SR81NT
Telephone: 0191 5862279
Distance: 1.3 Kilometres
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Shotton Library

Co-operative Terrace, Shotton, DH62LW
Telephone: 0191 526 1379
Distance: 2.07 Kilometres
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Horden Library

Sunderland Road, Peterlee, SR84PF
Telephone: 0191 586 3887
Distance: 2.53 Kilometres
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Wingate Library

Front Street, Wingate, TS285AA
Telephone: 01429 838 339
Distance: 3.75 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaham Station is 9.16 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackdown Close to Seaham

Seaham station is operated by Northern in the Easington area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Durham Tees Valley Airport is 27.76 Kilometers away Directions from Blackdown Close to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Newcastle International Airport is 38.48 Kilometers away Directions from Blackdown Close to Newcastle International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 100.61 Kilometers away Directions from Blackdown Close to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge North Side is 20.81 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge South Side is 20.91 Kilometers away
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Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 26.87 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 27.29 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blackdown Close is approximately 0.19 miles from the A19

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291 - 10.93 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 11.76 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J60/A689 - 15.33 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 18.01 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Local

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LR
Distance: 0.2 Kilometres
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Lidl

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LRHowletch Lane, Peterlee, SR8 2BL
Distance: 1.21 Kilometres
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Aldi Stores Ltd

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LRHowletch Lane, Peterlee, SR8 2BLBede Way, Peterlee, SR8 1BU
Distance: 1.38 Kilometres
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Iceland Foods

Grampian Drive, Peterlee, SR8 2LRHowletch Lane, Peterlee, SR8 2BLBede Way, Peterlee, SR8 1BU38-40 Yoden Way, Peterlee, SR8 1AS
Distance: 1.51 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Castle Eden Dene Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.98 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre
Distance: 4.01 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Wingate Quarry
Distance: 4.98 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm
Distance: 5.81 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
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County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Easington
The Member of Parliament is Grahame Morris
Details for the MP Grahame Morris on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Grahame Morris won with a majority of 14892 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 62385
Within the area of Peterlee Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020769
Ons Area Name:County Durham 037B
Average Age : 38.27
Population: 1268.00
Male Population: 630.00 (49.68%)
Female Population: 638.00 (50.32%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 33 (2.6%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

I am PCSO Gareth Stoneham. I cover the Ynysawdre Ward. Please feel free to stop me for a chat - I will do my best to assist with your query. Ynysawdre is located near Aberkenfig. It begins at Pandy Park near Heol Yr Ysgol over to Brynmenyn industrial estate. Within my ward I have many businesses as there are three industrial estates, six shops, three schools and one public house.

I am supported by Aberkenfig Neighbourhood Policing Team which consists of two separate teams -working opposite shifts to one another. 

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Telephone: 101 or contact named
Policing Links:
Ourbobby.com

Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime14
Violent-crime76
Criminal-damage-arson31
Public-order16
4
Burglary23
Shoplifting16
Other-crime4
Possession-of-weapons3
Other-theft8
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Blackdown Close

OS Reference: 441520, 540395
OS Grid Reference: NZ415404
Latitude and Longitude: 54.756679139967, -1.3547623528912
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.84741 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blackdown Close

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Shotton
Durham
North East
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