Blacksmith Lane

Postcode: WS14 9LP

Blacksmith Lane is a street in the settlement of Whittington (Lichfield) governed by Whittington Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Whittington Ward in the administration area of Lichfield District Council within Staffordshire County Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Blacksmith Lane is located 107.41 miles North West from the centre of London, 14.65 miles North East from the centre of Birmingham, 21 miles South West from the centre of Derby and 21.24 miles North West from the centre of Coventry.

Road Name:Blacksmith Lane
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Blacksmith Lane

WS14 9LP
Height

Height

The Central point of Blacksmith Lane is approximately 67 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01827 - Tamworth
Area Code: 01889 - Rugely
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 26.1
Median Speed: 8.1
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 6
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blacksmith Lane

6 Blacksmith Lane
Sale Price: £132,500
Sale Date: 05/02/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Whittington Primary School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 325
Address: Common Lane, Whittington, WS14 9LG
Telephone: 01543432487
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Whittington Primary School

The Howard Primary School

Distance: 3.44 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 50
Address: The Square, Elford, B79 9DB
Telephone: 01827383292
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to The Howard Primary School

Scotch Orchard Primary School

Distance: 3.71 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 213
Address: Scotch Orchard, WS13 6DE
Telephone: 01543510740
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Scotch Orchard Primary School

St Michael's CofE (C) Primary School

Distance: 3.76 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 458
Address: Sturgeons Hill, WS14 9AW
Telephone: 01543510778
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to St Michael's CofE (C) Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Samuel Johnson Community Hospital

Address: Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, WS13 6EF,
NHS Sector
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01543 412900
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Distance: 3.76 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Samuel Johnson Community Hospital

Sir Robert Peel Hospital

Address: Plantation Lane, Mile Oak, Tamworth, B78 3NG,
NHS Sector
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01827 263 800
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Distance: 6.5 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Sir Robert Peel Hospital

The George Bryan Centre

Address: Plantation Lane, Mile Oak, Tamworth,
NHS Sector
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01287 285598
Distance: 6.5 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to The George Bryan Centre

Barton Under Needwood Cottage Hospital

Address: Short Lane, Barton Under Needwood, Burton-On-Trent, DE13 8LT,
Independent Sector
Staffordshire and Stoke On Trent Partnership NHS Trust
Distance: 10.08 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Barton Under Needwood Cottage Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

St Giles Hospice

Address: Fisherwick Road, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9LH
Telephone: 01543 432031
Distance: 0.3 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to St Giles Hospice

Coltman Medical Centre

Address: Coltman House, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY
Distance: 1.73 (km)
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Lichfield Medical Centre

Address: The Medical Centre, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY
Distance: 1.73 (km)
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Seacole Medical Centre

Address: Coltman House, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY
Distance: 1.73 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Lichfield Dental Centre

Address: The Dental Centre, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY
Distance: 1.73 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Lichfield Dental Centre

Dental Department

Address: Dental Department, H M Young Offenders Institute, Swinfen Hall, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9QS
Distance: 3.62 (km)
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Guys Dental Surgery

Address: Guys Dental Surgery, 11 Church Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6DZ
Distance: 4.09 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Guys Dental Surgery

80 Upper St John Street

Address: 80 Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9DX
Distance: 4.23 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Lichfield Library

The Friary, Lichfield, WS136QG
Telephone:
Distance: 4.53 Kilometres
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Tamworth Library

Corporation Street, Tamworth, B797DN
Telephone:
Distance: 6.31 Kilometres
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Shenstone Library

Main Street, Shenstone, WS140NF
Telephone:
Distance: 6.44 Kilometres
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Glascote Library

Caledonian, Tamworth, B772ED
Telephone: 01827 475235
Distance: 8.85 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Lichfield Trent Valley Station is 2.87 Kilometers away

Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Lichfield Trent Valley

Lichfield Trent Valley station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Lichfield area on the Cross City North stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alsager • Atherstone • Bangor (Gwynedd) • Berkhamsted • Bletchley • Carlisle • Chester • Colwyn Bay • Crewe • Euston • Flint • Glasgow Central • Hemel Hempstead • Holyhead • Kidsgrove • Lancaster • Leighton Buzzard • Liverpool Lime Street • Llandudno Junction • Lockerbie • Long Buckby • Macclesfield • Manchester Piccadilly • Milton Keynes Central • Motherwell • Northampton • Nuneaton • Oxenholme Lake District • Penrith • Prestatyn • Preston • Rhyl • Rugby • Rugeley Trent Valley • Runcorn • Stafford • Stockport • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Tamworth Low Level • Warrington Bank Quay • Watford Junction • Wigan North Western • Wilmslow • Wolverton

Tamworth Low Level Station is 6.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Tamworth Low Level

Tamworth Low Level station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Tamworth area on the Birmingham - Wichnor Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alsager • Atherstone • Berkhamsted • Bletchley • Carlisle • Crewe • Euston • Glasgow Central • Hemel Hempstead • Kidsgrove • Lancaster • Leighton Buzzard • Lichfield Trent Valley • Liverpool Lime Street • Lockerbie • Long Buckby • Manchester Piccadilly • Milton Keynes Central • Motherwell • Northampton • Nuneaton • Oxenholme Lake District • Penrith • Preston • Rugby • Rugeley Trent Valley • Runcorn • Stafford • Stockport • Stoke-On-Trent • Stone • Warrington Bank Quay • Watford Junction • Wigan North Western • Wilmslow • Wolverton

Wilnecote Station is 9.01 Kilometers away

Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Wilnecote

Wilnecote station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Tamworth area on the Birmingham - Wichnor Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Beeston • Birmingham New Street • Bromsgrove • Burton-On-Trent • Caldicot • Cardiff Central • Cheltenham Spa • Chepstow • Derby • Gloucester • Long Eaton • Lydney • Newport (Gwent) • Nottingham • Severn Tunnel Junction • Spondon • University • Water Orton • Willington

Water Orton Station is 17.31 Kilometers away

Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Water Orton

Water Orton station is operated by London Midland Trains in the North Warwickshire area on the Birmingham - Wichnor Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Birmingham New Street • Burton-On-Trent • Coleshill Parkway • Derby • Hinckley • Leicester • Narborough • Nuneaton • South Wigston • Willington • Wilnecote

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 24.63 Kilometers away Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Birmingham International Airport
East Midlands Airport is 33.75 Kilometers away Directions from Blacksmith Lane to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 39.21 Kilometers away Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Coventry Airport
Manchester Airport is 83.6 Kilometers away Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blacksmith Lane is approximately 1.29 miles from the A38

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 TOLL T4/A5/A38 - 4.69 Km Away
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to M6 TOLL T4/A5/A38
Junction: M6 TOLL T5/A5(T)/A5127/A5148(T) - 5.26 Km Away
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to M6 TOLL T5/A5(T)/A5127/A5148(T)
Junction: M(T)6 J5/A5(T)/A5148/A5127 - 5.59 Km Away
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Junction: M6 TOLL T6/A5159 - 11.13 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Whittington Tamworth Co Operative

17a Main Street, Whittington, WS14 9JR
Distance: 0.13 Kilometres
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Whittington Tamworth Co Operative

Central England Co Operative

1 Boley Park Centre, Ryknild Street, Lichfield, WS14 9XU
Distance: 2.93 Kilometres
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Lidl

Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, WS13 6UZ
Distance: 3.67 Kilometres
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Tesco Express

Netherstowe, Lichfield, WS13 6BA
Distance: 4.19 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: The Staffordshire Regiment Museum
Distance: 1.55 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Samuel Johnson's Birthplace, Teddy Bear Museum
Distance: 3.62 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Samuel Johnson's Birthplace, Teddy Bear Museum

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Lichfield Cathedral
Distance: 4.94 (km)
Directions from Blacksmith Lane to Lichfield Cathedral

Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Curborough Antiques & Craft Centre
Distance: 5.34 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Lichfield District
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District Council House
Frog Lane
Lichfield
Staffordshire
WS13 6YY
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01543 308 000
County Council: Staffordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Whittington Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Lichfield
The Member of Parliament is Michael Fabricant
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In the 2017 General Election Michael Fabricant won with a majority of 18581 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 74430
Within the area of Whittington Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029531
Ons Area Name:Lichfield 008D
Average Age : 47.13
Population: 1721.00
Male Population: 836.00 (48.58%)
Female Population: 885.00 (51.42%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 6 (0.35%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The Mease Valley covers around 70 square miles of Hardy-esque countryside stretching from the outskirts of Lichfield as far as Thorpe Constantine, which is close to the boundaries of not two but four counties boundary.

It includes more than a dozen villages and hamlets. There are many country walks in the area and a host welcoming country pubs catering for locals and visitors.

The area is home to Whittington Barracks - the Staffordshire Regiment museum, situated on the A51 between Lichfield and Tamworth, and the commercial fisheries at Thorpe Constantine and the Midlands' premier fly fishery at Fisherwick.

Another attraction in the area is the Garlands Shooting Ground at Edingale, which caters for most types of clay pigeon shooting.

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Mease Tame and Whittington Neighbourhood Newsletter

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime4
Public-order1
Burglary2
Other-crime1
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Location details

Location Details

Blacksmith Lane

OS Reference: 416093, 308493
OS Grid Reference: SK161085
Latitude and Longitude: 52.673556910146, -1.7619691595171
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 93.6513 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blacksmith Lane

Map Number: 128
Map Name: Derby & Burton upon Trent
Whittington
Lichfield
Staffordshire
West Midlands
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