Blackford Road

Postcode: BS28 4BJ

Blackford Road is a street governed by Wedmore Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Wedmore and Mark Ward in the administration area of Sedgemoor District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Blackford Road is located 119.28 miles West from the centre of London, 18.61 miles North East from the centre of Taunton, 18.96 miles South West from the centre of Bristol and 21.26 miles North West from the centre of Yeovil.

Road Name:Blackford Road
Road Number:B3139
Road Type:secondary
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Postcodes for Blackford Road

BS28 4BJ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Blackford Road is approximately 10.6872 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 34 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Blackford Road is a river called Blackford Brook which is approximately 1.25733 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Blackford Road is approximately 34 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01458 - Glastonbury
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 8.9
Median Speed: 9.4
Maximum Speed: 15.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 5
water

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blackford Road

Homefield
Sale Price: £407,500
Sale Date: 22/07/2016
Little Ireland Cottage
Sale Price: £249,999
Sale Date: 26/01/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Wedmore First School Academy

Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 211
Address: Blackford Road, BS28 4BS
Telephone: 01934712643
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackford Road to Wedmore First School Academy

Weare Academy First School

Distance: 5.84 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 140
Address: Nottinghill Way, BS26 2JS
Telephone: 01934732270
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackford Road to Weare Academy First School

Meare Village Primary School

Distance: 6.61 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 116
Address: St Mary's Road, Meare, BA6 9SP
Telephone: 01458860228
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackford Road to Meare Village Primary School

The Kings of Wessex Academy

Distance: 6.77 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1144
Address: Station Road, BS27 3AQ
Telephone: 01934742608
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blackford Road to The Kings of Wessex Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

West Mendip Community Hospital

Address: Old Wells Road,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01458 836450
Distance: 11.47 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to West Mendip Community Hospital

Burnham On Sea War Memorial Hospital

Address: Burnham On Sea War Memorial Hospital, 6 Love Lane, Burnham-On-Sea, TA8 1ED,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01278 773100
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Distance: 11.52 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Burnham On Sea War Memorial Hospital

Glastonbury Dental Access Centre

Address: 1 Wells Road, Glastonbury, BA6 9DD,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 11.58 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Glastonbury Dental Access Centre

Bridgwater Community Hospital

Address: Bridgwater Community Hospital, Bower Lane, Bridgwater, TA6 4GU,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01278 436 555
Distance: 13.61 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Bridgwater Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Cheddar Medical Centre

Address: Cheddar Medical Ctr., Roynon Way, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3NZ
Telephone: 01934 742061
Distance: 6.93 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Cheddar Medical Centre

Axbridge Surgery

Address: Axbridge Surgery, Houlgate Way, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2BJ
Telephone: 01934 732464
Distance: 7.11 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Axbridge Surgery

Polden Medical Practice

Address: Polden Medical Practice, Quarry Ground, Edington, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 9HA
Telephone: 01278 722077
Distance: 8.64 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Polden Medical Practice

Brent Area Medical Centre

Address: Brent Area Medical Centre, Anvil House, Brent Road, East Brent, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 4JD
Telephone: 01278 760313
Distance: 8.7 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Brent Area Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Fair View

Address: Fair View, Washbrook, Wedmore, Somerset, BS28 4QH
Distance: 2.79 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Fair View

Cheddar Dental Practice

Address: Cheddar Dental Practice, Holmleigh, the Barrows, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3BE
Distance: 7.29 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Cheddar Dental Practice

4 Sandford Road

Address: 4 Sandford Road, Winscombe, Avon, BS25 1HD
Distance: 10.31 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to 4 Sandford Road

The Surgery

Address: The Surgery, 67 Sandford Road, Winscombe, Avon, BS25 1JF
Distance: 10.93 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to The Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Cheddar Library

Union Street, Cheddar, BS273NB
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackford Road to Cheddar Library

Highbridge Library

Alpha House, Market Street, Highbridge, TA93BP
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 10.04 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackford Road to Highbridge Library

Winscombe Library

23 Woodborough Road, Winscombe, BS251AB
Telephone: 01934 426 050
Distance: 10.15 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackford Road to Winscombe Library

Glastonbury Library

1 Orchard Court, The Archers Way, Glastonbury, BA69JB
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 11.45 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackford Road to Glastonbury Library

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Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Yeovil Pen Mill Station is 34.41 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackford Road to Yeovil Pen Mill

Yeovil Pen Mill station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Yeovil area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Andover • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Basingstoke • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Clapham Junction • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gillingham (Dorset) • Gloucester • Grateley • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Overton • Salisbury • Sherborne • Stapleton Road • Templecombe • Thornford • Tisbury • Trowbridge • Upwey • Warminster • Waterloo • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Whitchurch (Hampshire) • Woking • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Junction • Yetminster

Thornford Station is 38.86 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackford Road to Thornford

Thornford station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Pilning Station is 39.7 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackford Road to Pilning

Pilning station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Filton and Bradley Stoke area on the Didcot - Border [nr Pilning] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bridgwater • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Cardiff Central • Filton Abbey Wood • Highbridge & Burnham • Nailsea & Backwell • Newport (Gwent) • Parson Street • Patchway • Severn Tunnel Junction • Taunton • Weston-Super-Mare • Worle • Yatton

Yetminster Station is 40.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackford Road to Yetminster

Yetminster station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Thornford • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill

Airports

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 20.03 Kilometers away Directions from Blackford Road to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 40.36 Kilometers away Directions from Blackford Road to Cardiff International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 68.3 Kilometers away Directions from Blackford Road to Exeter International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 85.55 Kilometers away Directions from Blackford Road to Bournemouth International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 14.32 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackford Road to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal
Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour is 18.02 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackford Road to Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour
Clevedon Pier is 24.69 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackford Road to Clevedon Pier
Nova Scotia Ferry Landing is 29 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackford Road to Nova Scotia Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blackford Road is approximately 4.84 miles from the M5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J22/A38/B3140 - 8.21 Km Away
Directions from Blackford Road to M5 J22/A38/B3140
Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 12.16 Km Away
Directions from Blackford Road to M5 J23/A39
Junction: M5 J21/A370 - 15.76 Km Away
Directions from Blackford Road to M5 J21/A370
Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 17.6 Km Away
Directions from Blackford Road to M5 J24/A38

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys

Roynon Way, Church Street, Cheddar, BS27 3RB
Distance: 6.89 Kilometres
Directions from Blackford Road to Sainsburys

Home Farm Supermarket

Home Farm Caravan Park, Edithmead, Highbridge, TA9 4HD
Distance: 9.47 Kilometres
Directions from Blackford Road to Home Farm Supermarket

Asda

Home Farm Caravan Park, Edithmead, Highbridge, TA9 4HDCaxton Road, Highbridge, TA9 3BX
Distance: 9.88 Kilometres
Directions from Blackford Road to Asda

The Co-operative

Home Farm Caravan Park, Edithmead, Highbridge, TA9 4HDCaxton Road, Highbridge, TA9 3BXSouthwell Crescent, Highbridge, TA9 3BN
Distance: 9.92 Kilometres
Directions from Blackford Road to The Co-operative

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Ashton Windmill
Distance: 2.43 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Ashton Windmill

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Westhay Moor Nature Reserve
Distance: 5.1 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Westhay Moor Nature Reserve

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Abbot's Fish House
Distance: 6.69 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Abbot's Fish House

Museum

Attraction Name: Axbridge Museum
Distance: 7.04 (km)
Directions from Blackford Road to Axbridge Museum

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sedgemoor District
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Bridgwater House
King Square
Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 3AR
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0845 408 2540
County Council: Somerset County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Wedmore and Mark Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wells
The Member of Parliament is Munt, Tessa
Within the area of Wedmore Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029147
Ons Area Name:Sedgemoor 003B
Average Age : 45.76
Population: 1736.00
Male Population: 876.00 (50.46%)
Female Population: 860.00 (49.54%)
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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Location details

Location Details

Blackford Road

OS Reference: 342106, 147372
OS Grid Reference: ST421474
Latitude and Longitude: 51.222088285263, -2.8291078785315
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 10.6872 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blackford Road

Map Number: 182
Map Name: Weston-super-Mare & Bridgwater
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