Blencathra

Postcode: NE37 1SD

Blencathra is a street in the settlement of Washington which is within the electoral area of Washington West Ward in the administration area of Sunderland District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Blencathra is located 242.71 miles North from the centre of London, 5.78 miles South East from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 56.1 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 67.9 miles North from the centre of York.

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Postcodes for Blencathra

NE37 1SD
Height

Height

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

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: WASHINGTON - NEWAS
Telephone Cabinet: P47
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 23.6
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 18
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blencathra

43 Blencathra
Sale Price: £65,000
Sale Date: 03/08/2016
31 Blencathra
Sale Price: £84,000
Sale Date: 07/07/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Washington School

Distance: 0.33 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 500
Address: Spout Lane, NE37 2AA
Telephone: 01915613845
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blencathra to Washington School

Albany Village Primary School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 247
Address: Crossgill, Albany, NE37 1UA
Telephone: 01912193650
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blencathra to Albany Village Primary School

St Joseph's Washington RC School

Distance: 0.62 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 230
Address: Village Lane, NE38 7HU
Telephone: 01912193805
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blencathra to St Joseph's Washington RC School

Wessington Primary School

Distance: 0.72 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 289
Address: Lanercost, NE38 7PY
Telephone: 01912193715
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blencathra to Wessington Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 3.61 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Spire Washington Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Address: Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 4.94 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 6.87 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Chester Le Street Hospital

Elmville Unit at Monkton Hall

Address: Monkton Village, Monkton Hall Hospital, Jarrow, NE32 5NN,
NHS Sector
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 2832583
Distance: 6.89 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Elmville Unit at Monkton Hall
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Concord Medical Practice

Address: Concord Medical Practice, the Hlth Ctr, Victoria Rd, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2PU
Telephone: 0191 4173557
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Concord Medical Practice

Dr Stephenson & Partners

Address: Victoria Road Health Ctr., Victoria Road, Concord, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2PU
Telephone: 0191 4162578
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Dr Stephenson & Partners

Dr Thomas

Address: The Health Centre, Victoria Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2PU
Telephone: 0191 4154477
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Dr Thomas

Dr. N.j. Bhatt & Dr. H.m. Benn

Address: The Health Centre, Victoria Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2PU
Telephone: 0191 4168567
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Dr. N.j. Bhatt & Dr. H.m. Benn
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Front Street`, Washington, Tyne and Wear, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2BN
Distance: 0.84 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Dental Surgery

Galleries Health Centre

Address: Galleries Health Centre, Health Centre, the Galleries, Washington Centre, Washington, NE38 7NQ
Distance: 0.88 (km)
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Health Centre

Address: Health Centre, the Galleries, Washington Centre, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 7NQ
Distance: 0.88 (km)
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Sunderland Tpct Dental Service

Address: Sunderland Tpct Dental Service, Galleries Health Centre, the Galleries, Washington, NE38 7NQ
Distance: 0.88 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Sunderland Tpct Dental Service
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Washington Green Library

The Green, Washington, NE387AB
Telephone: 0191 561 3435
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Blencathra to Washington Green Library

Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

Independence Square, The Galleries, Washington, NE387RZ
Telephone: 0191 561 3441
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Washington Millennium Centre Library

The Oval, Concord, Washington, NE372QD
Telephone: 0191 561 3878
Distance: 0.93 Kilometres
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Birtley Library

Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 3.32 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Heworth Station is 5.31 Kilometers away

Directions from Blencathra to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead 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 • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Chester-Le-Street Station is 6.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Blencathra to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Manors Station is 8.84 Kilometers away

Directions from Blencathra to Manors

Manors station is operated by Northern in the Newcastle upon Tyne East area on the Newcastle - Border [nr Berwick] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Chathill • Cramlington • Dunston • MetroCentre • Morpeth • Newcastle • Pegswood • Widdrington

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 18.57 Kilometers away Directions from Blencathra to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 44.37 Kilometers away Directions from Blencathra to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 10.8 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.57 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 12.06 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 40.6 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blencathra is approximately 1.05 miles from the A194M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 2.15 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 3.12 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 5.08 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 12.55 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

N.E. CO-OP

SPOUT LANE, WASHINGTON, NE37 2AG
Distance: 0.6 Kilometres
Directions from Blencathra to N.E. CO-OP

ASDA

SPOUT LANE, WASHINGTON, NE37 2AGTHE GALLERIES, WASHINGTON, NE38 7NF
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
Directions from Blencathra to ASDA

ICELAND

15, THE GALLERIES, WASHINGTON, NE38 7SA
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
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SAINSBURY'S

59, THE GALLERIES, WASHINGTON, NE38 7RU
Distance: 0.78 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Washington F Pit Museum
Distance: 0.49 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Washington F Pit Museum

Historic House

Attraction Name: Washington Old Hall
Distance: 0.67 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Washington Old Hall

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Washington Old Hall
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Washington Old Hall

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway
Distance: 2.11 (km)
Directions from Blencathra to Bowes Railway

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Sunderland District
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Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2BX
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 08456 066 067
Within the electoral area of Washington West Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Washington and Sunderland West
The Member of Parliament is Sharon Hodgson
Details for the MP Sharon Hodgson on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Sharon Hodgson won with a majority of 12940 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 67280
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008844
Ons Area Name:Sunderland 019B
Average Age : 48.00
Population: 1432.00
Male Population: 686.00 (47.91%)
Female Population: 746.00 (52.09%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 23 (1.61%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Email Police
Telephone: 01253 607044
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Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order18
Violent-crime36
Other-theft31
Burglary9
Shoplifting20
Possession-of-weapons3
Drugs8
Other-crime4
Vehicle-crime3
Criminal-damage-arson23
4
Robbery1
Bicycle-theft1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Blencathra

OS Reference: 430357, 556972
OS Grid Reference: NZ304570
Latitude and Longitude: 54.906458041321, -1.526491784258
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.75325 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blencathra

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Albany
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear
North East
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