Bower Close

Postcode: LU6 2DU

Bower Close is a street in the settlement of Eaton Bray governed by Eaton Bray Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Eaton Bray Ward in the administration area of Central Bedfordshire Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Bower Close is located 32.87 miles North West from the centre of London, 7.24 miles West from the centre of Luton, 10.59 miles North East from the centre of Aylesbury and 13.41 miles North West from the centre of St Albans.

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

LU6 2DU
Height

Height

The Central point of Bower Close is approximately 101 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01525 - Leighton Buzzard
Area Code: 01582 - Luton
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 15.1
Median Speed: 14.3
Maximum Speed: 20
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 7
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bower Close

4 Bower Close
Sale Price: £312,000
Sale Date: 25/02/2016
5 Bower Close
Sale Price: £249,950
Sale Date: 31/07/2003
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Eaton Bray Academy

Distance: 0.3 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 226
Address: School Lane, Eaton Bray, LU6 2DT
Telephone: 01525220468
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Close to Eaton Bray Academy

Edlesborough School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 220
Address: High Street, Edlesborough, LU6 2HS
Telephone: 01525220431
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Close to Edlesborough School

Totternhoe Lower School

Distance: 1.49 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 127
Address: Church Road, Totternhoe, LU6 1RE
Telephone: 01582662959
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Close to Totternhoe Lower School

Lancot School

Distance: 3.18 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 386
Address: Lancot Drive, LU6 2AP
Telephone: 01582667956
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Close to Lancot School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Wichellows Wharf (Mental Health Services)

Address: The Elms, Stoke Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2TD,
Independent Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 7.76 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Wichellows Wharf (Mental Health Services)

Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Address: The L&D Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ,
NHS Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01582 491166
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Distance: 7.81 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Luton and Dunstable Hospital

London Road (Mental Health Services)

Address: 105 London Road, Luton, LU1 3RG,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
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Distance: 11.36 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to London Road (Mental Health Services)

BPAS Luton

Address: First Floor, The Albany, 4 Cardiff Road, Luton, LU1 2PP,
Independent Sector
Bpas (Head Office)
Telephone: 03457304030
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Distance: 11.36 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to BPAS Luton
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Edlesborough Surgery

Address: Edlesborough Surgery, 11 Cow Lane,edlesborough, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2HT
Telephone: 01525 221630
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Edlesborough Surgery

Kirby Road Surgery

Address: Kirby Road Surgery, 58 Kirby Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3JH
Telephone: 01582 609121
Distance: 4.02 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Kirby Road Surgery

West Street Surgery

Address: West Street Surgery, 89 West Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1SF
Telephone: 01582 664401
Distance: 4.11 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to West Street Surgery

Chiltern Hills Practice

Address: 106 High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LN
Telephone: 01582 608420
Distance: 4.28 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Chiltern Hills Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Edlesborough Dental Practice

Address: 11 Cow Lane, Edlesborough, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2HT
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Edlesborough Dental Practice

Edlesborough Dental Practice

Address: Edlesborough Dental Practice, 11 Cow Lane, Edlesborough, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2HT
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Edlesborough Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 85 West Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, LU6 1SE
Distance: 4.1 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Dental Surgery

Dunstable Dental Practice

Address: Dunstable Dental Practice, 85 High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1JJ
Distance: 4.33 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Dunstable Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Dunstable Library

Vernon Place, Dunstable, LU54HA
Telephone:
Distance: 4.52 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Close to Dunstable Library

Ivinghoe Library

Town Hall, Ivinghoe, LU79EL
Telephone: 0845 2303232
Distance: 4.72 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Close to Ivinghoe Library

Houghton Regis Library

Bedford Sq, Houghton Regis, LU55ES
Telephone: 3003008058
Distance: 5.6 Kilometres
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Lewsey Library

Landrace Road, Luton, LU40SW
Telephone: 01582 696 094
Distance: 6.66 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Close to Lewsey Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Harlington Station is 11.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Close to Harlington

Harlington station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Flitwick Station is 15.63 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Close to Flitwick

Flitwick station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • City Thameslink • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • East Croydon • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Leagrave • Loughborough Junction • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield

Aspley Guise Station is 16.72 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Close to Aspley Guise

Aspley Guise station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Woburn Sands Station is 16.76 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Close to Woburn Sands

Woburn Sands station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Milton Keynes South area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 14.14 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Close to London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 45.27 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Close to London Heathrow Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 84.81 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Close to London Gatwick Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 47.65 Kilometers away
Directions from Bower Close to Kew Pier
Richmond St. Helena Pier is 49.87 Kilometers away
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Richmond Landing Stage is 50.08 Kilometers away
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Twickenham Hammertons Pier is 50.89 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bower Close is approximately 2.56 miles from the A5

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 8.08 Km Away
Directions from Bower Close to M1 J11/A505
Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 10.37 Km Away
Directions from Bower Close to M1 J12/A5120
Junction: M1 J10/M1 - 11.17 Km Away
Directions from Bower Close to M1 J10/M1
Junction: M1 J10A/A1081 - 11.64 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Group

121 Westfield Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1DP
Distance: 3.69 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Totternhoe Knolls Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.99 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Totternhoe Knolls Nature Reserve

Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Craft Centre
Distance: 2.08 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Craft Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Dunstable Downs Country Park
Distance: 2.89 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Dunstable Downs Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mead Open Farm
Distance: 3.45 (km)
Directions from Bower Close to Mead Open Farm

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Central Bedfordshire
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Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 300 8000
Within the electoral area of Eaton Bray Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South West Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Andrew Selous
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In the 2017 General Election Andrew Selous won with a majority of 14168 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 79658
Within the area of Eaton Bray Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017571
Ons Area Name:Central Bedfordshire 032A
Average Age : 46.19
Population: 1231.00
Male Population: 591.00 (48.01%)
Female Population: 640.00 (51.99%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 7 (0.57%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

The Creigiau and St Fagans Ward also covers the rural villages of Gwaelod y Garth and Capel Llanilltern.The areas have very active Communities which are well supported by two Community Councils. The local area also consists of many farms, stables and places of interest such as the Museum of Welsh Life.  The PC for the area is Huw Thomas (126), he works closely with Jessica Southam, his contact details are 07584004472 mobile email; huw.thomas2@south-wales.pnn.police.uk  or at Fairwater Police Station on 02920 571562 .There are now two more PCSOs for the area;- Bethan Langdon 55508 ( mobile 07825503741) email; beth.langdon@south-wales.pnn.police.uk and Richard Harrison 55621 -07825503844-email-richard.harrison2@south-wales.pnn.police.uk.

 

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Telephone: 101 or contact named
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Recent Crime in the Area

Other-theft2
Drugs3
Vehicle-crime2
Burglary4
Criminal-damage-arson1
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Location details

Location Details

Bower Close

OS Reference: 497633, 220418
OS Grid Reference: SP976204
Latitude and Longitude: 51.873337060464, -0.58165480857799
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 47.3621 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bower Close

Map Number: 165
Map Name: Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard
Eaton Bray
Central Bedfordshire
South East
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