Blackdown Road

Postcode: TA2 8EY

Blackdown Road is a street in the settlement of Taunton which is within the electoral area of Taunton Pyrland and Rowbarton Ward in the administration area of Taunton Deane District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Blackdown Road is located 133.2 miles West from the centre of London, 1.41 miles North East from the centre of Taunton, 20.98 miles West from the centre of Yeovil and 28.86 miles North East from the centre of Exeter.

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

TA2 8EY
TA2 8EZ
Height

Height

The Central point of Blackdown Road is approximately 30 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01823
Telephone Exchange: TAUNTON - WWTAUN
Telephone Cabinet: P61
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7.4
Median Speed: 3.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 24
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blackdown Road

7 Blackdown Road
Sale Price: £160,000
Sale Date: 18/07/2016
9 Blackdown Road
Sale Price: £150,000
Sale Date: 08/12/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Selworthy Special School

Distance: 0.1 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 95
Address: Selworthy Road, TA2 8HD
Telephone: 01823284970
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackdown Road to Selworthy Special School

Lyngford Park Primary School

Distance: 0.14 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 265
Address: Bircham Road, TA2 8EX
Telephone: 01823284912
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackdown Road to Lyngford Park Primary School

Sky College

Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 56
Address: Pickeridge Close, TA2 7HW
Telephone: 01823275569
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackdown Road to Sky College

The Taunton Academy

Distance: 0.82 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 601
Address: Cheddon Road, TA2 7QP
Telephone: 01823348200
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackdown Road to The Taunton Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Nuffield Health, Taunton Hospital

Address: Staplegrove Elm, Taunton, TA2 6AN,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
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Distance: 2.62 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Nuffield Health, Taunton Hospital

Musgrove Park Hospital

Address: Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, TA1 5DA,
NHS Sector
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 333444
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Distance: 3.18 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Musgrove Park Hospital

Dene Barton Community Hospital

Address: Dene Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 431930
Distance: 6.43 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Dene Barton Community Hospital

Wellington Community Hospital

Address: Bulford,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 662663
Distance: 11.48 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Wellington Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Lyngford Park

Address: Lyngford Park Surgery, Fletcher Close, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8SQ
Telephone: 01823 333355
Distance: 0.29 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Lyngford Park

Crown Medical Centre

Address: Crown Medical Centre, Venture Way, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8QY
Telephone: 01823 282151
Distance: 0.83 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Crown Medical Centre

Eating Disorders Service

Address: Foundation House, Wellsprings Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7PQ
Telephone: 01823 368350
Distance: 0.86 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Eating Disorders Service

St James Medical Centre

Address: St James Medical Centre, Coal Orchard, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JP
Telephone: 01823 285400
Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to St James Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Community Dental Centre

Address: Community Dental Centre, Kilkenny House, Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7PH
Distance: 1.23 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Community Dental Centre

Kingston Road Dental Practice

Address: Kingston Road Dental Practice, 23 Kingston Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7SA
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Kingston Road Dental Practice

Yarde House Dental Surgeons

Address: Yarde House Dental Surgeons, Yarde House, 1 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1DB
Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Yarde House Dental Surgeons

Bridge Street Dental Centre

Address: Bridge Street Dental Centre, 47 Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1TP
Distance: 1.98 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Bridge Street Dental Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Priorswood Library

Eastwick Road, Taunton, TA27HD
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 0.18 Kilometres
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Taunton Library

Paul Street, Taunton, TA13XZ
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 2.38 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackdown Road to Taunton Library

Somerset Heritage Centre and Libraries

Brunel Way, Langford Mead, Taunton, TA26SF
Telephone:
Distance: 3.41 Kilometres
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Bishops Lydeard Library

Church Street, Bishops Lydeard, TA43AT
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7.44 Kilometres
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Hotels

Transport

Airports

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 40.68 Kilometers away Directions from Blackdown Road to Exeter International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 44.05 Kilometers away Directions from Blackdown Road to Cardiff International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 47.27 Kilometers away Directions from Blackdown Road to Bristol International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 13.94 Kilometers away
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Minehead Harbour is 33.32 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackdown Road to Minehead Harbour
Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour is 35.93 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackdown Road to Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal is 42.6 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackdown Road to Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blackdown Road is approximately 1.47 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 2.57 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 9.77 Km Away
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Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 10.13 Km Away
Directions from Blackdown Road to M5 J24/A38
Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 16.66 Km Away
Directions from Blackdown Road to M5 J23/A39

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Operative Food

6-8 Priorswood Place, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7JW
Distance: 0.29 Kilometres
Directions from Blackdown Road to Co-Operative Food

Co-Operative Food

6-8 Priorswood Place, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7JW169 Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7AH
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Blackdown Road to Co-Operative Food

Tesco Stores Ltd

6-8 Priorswood Place, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7JW169 Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7AH36 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PS
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
Directions from Blackdown Road to Tesco Stores Ltd

ASDA STORES LTD (Supermarket)

Asda, Creechbarrow Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2AN
Distance: 1.28 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Garden

Attraction Name: Hestercombe House Gardens
Distance: 2.17 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Somerset Cricket Museum, Museum of Somerset
Distance: 3.31 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Somerset Cricket Museum, Museum of Somerset

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Taunton Racecourse
Distance: 5.3 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Fyne Court Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre
Distance: 5.94 (km)
Directions from Blackdown Road to Fyne Court Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Taunton Deane District
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The Deane House
Belvedere Road
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 1HE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01823 356433
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Taunton Pyrland and Rowbarton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Taunton Deane
The Member of Parliament is Rebecca Pow
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In the 2017 General Election Rebecca Pow won with a majority of 15887 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 85457
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029298
Ons Area Name:Taunton Deane 004B
Average Age : 39.02
Population: 1498.00
Male Population: 716.00 (47.8%)
Female Population: 782.00 (52.2%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 22 (1.47%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime61
Shoplifting14
Criminal-damage-arson10
Drugs4
Bicycle-theft1
Public-order11
Vehicle-crime1
Other-theft5
Burglary4
Other-crime2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Blackdown Road

OS Reference: 323635, 126618
OS Grid Reference: ST236266
Latitude and Longitude: 51.033307141621, -3.0891898291181
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 7.99665 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blackdown Road

Map Number: 193
Map Name: Taunton & Lyme Regis
Priorswood
Taunton Deane
Somerset
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