Bower Street

Postcode: MK40 3QZ

Bower Street is a street in the settlement of Bedford which is within the electoral area of Castle Ward in the administration area of Bedford Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Bower Street is located 46.46 miles North from the centre of London, 0.55 miles East from the centre of Bedford, 14.48 miles North East from the centre of Milton Keynes and 17.91 miles North from the centre of Luton.

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

MK40 3QZ
MK40 3RA
MK40 3RB
MK40 3RD
MK40 3RE
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bower Street is approximately 38.365 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 31 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bower Street is a river called River Great Ouse which is approximately 0.494609 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bower Street is approximately 31 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01234
Telephone Exchange: BEDFORD TOWN - SMBF
Telephone Cabinet: P17
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 24.8
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 38
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bower Street

144 Bower Street
Sale Price: £297,500
Sale Date: 07/04/2017
146 Bower Street
Sale Price: £267,500
Sale Date: 23/09/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Castle Newnham School

Distance: 0.27 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 473
Address: Goldington Road, MK40 3EP
Telephone: 01234300800
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Street to Castle Newnham School

St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 409
Address: Polhill Avenue, MK41 9DQ
Telephone: 01234401900
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Street to St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

Castle Newnham School

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 426
Address: Polhill Avenue, MK41 9DT
Telephone: 01234303403
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Street to Castle Newnham School

Goldington Academy

Distance: 1.03 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 674
Address: Haylands Way, MK41 9BX
Telephone: 01234261516
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bower Street to Goldington Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Archer Unit

Address: Bedford Health Village, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NT,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
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Distance: 0.51 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Archer Unit

Cedar House

Address: 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NT,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300123 0808
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Distance: 0.51 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Cedar House

Fountains Court (Mental Health Services)

Address: 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NR,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
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Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Fountains Court (Mental Health Services)

Bedford Hospital South Wing

Address: South Wing, Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Telephone: 01234 355 122
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Distance: 1.57 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Bedford Hospital South Wing
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Rothsay Surgery

Address: Rothsay Surgery, 14 Rothsay Place, Bedford, MK40 3PX
Telephone: 01234 271800
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Rothsay Surgery

Goldington Road Surgery

Address: 12 Goldington Road, Bedford, MK40 3NE
Telephone: 01234 355588
Distance: 0.3 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Goldington Road Surgery

Bedfordshire Msk Service

Address: Enhanced Service Centre, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NT
Telephone: 01234 897440
Distance: 0.48 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Bedfordshire Msk Service

Gpsi Dermatology

Address: Enhanced Service Centre, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2NT
Telephone: 01234 897418
Distance: 0.48 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Gpsi Dermatology
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Idh Limited

Address: Idh Limited, 112 Castle Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3QY
Distance: 0.08 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Idh Limited

Orthodontic Practice

Address: Orthodontic Practice, 37 Goldington Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3LH
Distance: 0.47 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Orthodontic Practice

Teamcare Dental Practice

Address: Teamcare Dental Practice, 37 Goldington Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3LH
Distance: 0.47 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Teamcare Dental Practice

Dental Access Centre

Address: Dental Access Centre, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2NT
Distance: 0.48 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Dental Access Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Bedford Central Library

Harpur Street, Bedford, MK401PG
Telephone: 01234 718178
Distance: 0.99 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Street to Bedford Central Library

Bedford Prison Library

St Loyes Street, Bedford, MK401HG
Telephone:
Distance: 1.15 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Street to Bedford Prison Library

Putnoe Library

Library Walk, Putnoe St, Bedford, MK418HQ
Telephone: 01234 276462
Distance: 2.09 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Street to Putnoe Library

Kempston Library

Halsey Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK428AU
Telephone: 01234 276453
Distance: 3.27 Kilometres
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Directions from Bower Street to Kempston Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bedford St.Johns Station is 1.31 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Street to Bedford St.Johns

Bedford St.Johns station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Bedford area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

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

Bedford Midland Station is 1.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Street to Bedford Midland

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford St.Johns • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Collingham • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Fenny Stratford • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kempston Hardwick • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lidlington • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Oakham • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Ridgmont • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Stewartby • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield • Woburn Sands

Kempston Hardwick Station is 6.11 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Street to Kempston Hardwick

Kempston Hardwick 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: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Stewartby Station is 8.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Bower Street to Stewartby

Stewartby 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: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Woburn Sands

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 29.17 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Street to London Luton Airport
Cambridge Airport is 43.5 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Street to Cambridge Airport
London Stansted Airport is 56.05 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Street to London Stansted Airport
London Oxford Airport is 67.81 Kilometers away Directions from Bower Street to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 73.29 Kilometers away
Directions from Bower Street to Kew Pier
Savoy Pier is 73.56 Kilometers away
Directions from Bower Street to Savoy Pier
Blackfriars Pier is 73.65 Kilometers away
Directions from Bower Street to Blackfriars Pier
Embankment Pier is 73.68 Kilometers away
Directions from Bower Street to Embankment Pier
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bower Street is approximately 1.56 miles from the A421

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 16.03 Km Away
Directions from Bower Street to M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507
Junction: M1 J14/A509 - 18.97 Km Away
Directions from Bower Street to M1 J14/A509
Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 20.48 Km Away
Directions from Bower Street to M1 J12/A5120
Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 21.99 Km Away
Directions from Bower Street to A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Lidl Food Stores

5-9 St Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
Directions from Bower Street to Lidl Food Stores

Tesco Express Ltd

5-9 St Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN63 High Street, Bedford, MK40 1RZ
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Bower Street to Tesco Express Ltd

Tesco Bedford Extra

Tesco, Cardington Road, Bedford, MK42 0BG
Distance: 0.92 Kilometres
Directions from Bower Street to Tesco Bedford Extra

Tesco Stores Ltd

Tesco, Cardington Road, Bedford, MK42 0BG34-40 Midland Road, Bedford, MK40 1PS
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
Directions from Bower Street to Tesco Stores Ltd

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Piazzi Smyth Observatory & Wolfson Planetarium
Distance: 0.43 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to The Piazzi Smyth Observatory & Wolfson Planetarium

Museum

Attraction Name: Bedford Museum, Bunyan Meeting House and Bunyan Museum
Distance: 0.51 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Bedford Museum, Bunyan Meeting House and Bunyan Museum

Country Park

Attraction Name: Priory Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.58 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Priory Country Park Visitor Centre

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Priory Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.14 (km)
Directions from Bower Street to Priory Country Park Visitor Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Bedford
Visit the Council's Website
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
Bedford
MK42 9AP
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01234 267422
Within the electoral area of Castle Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bedford
The Member of Parliament is Fuller, Richard
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017467
Ons Area Name:Bedford 012B
Average Age : 41.09
Population: 1297.00
Male Population: 615.00 (47.42%)
Female Population: 682.00 (52.58%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.62%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Other-theft56
Violent-crime145
Criminal-damage-arson43
Vehicle-crime55
Bicycle-theft29
Robbery7
Shoplifting127
Drugs8
Public-order33
Burglary21
Possession-of-weapons7
Theft-from-the-person10
Other-crime3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bower Street

OS Reference: 505908, 249962
OS Grid Reference: TL059500
Latitude and Longitude: 52.137382231045, -0.45235174408358
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 38.365 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bower Street

Map Number: 153
Map Name: Bedford & Huntingdon
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