Bowling Close

Postcode: AL5 1QP

Bowling Close is a street in the settlement of Harpenden governed by Harpenden Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Harpenden West Ward in the administration area of St. Albans District Council within Hertfordshire County Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Bowling Close is located 23.6 miles North West from the centre of London, 3.89 miles North from the centre of St Albans, 5.73 miles South East from the centre of Luton and 19.92 miles East from the centre of Aylesbury.

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

AL5 1QP
Height

Height

The Central point of Bowling Close is approximately 103 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01582
Telephone Exchange: HARPENDEN - SMHR
Telephone Cabinet: P38
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

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

Water and Drainage Details

Thames Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bowling Close

5 Bowling Close
Sale Price: £340,000
Sale Date: 29/07/2016
5 Bowling Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 17/04/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Dominic Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.44 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 298
Address: Southdown Road, AL5 1PF
Telephone: 01582760047
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowling Close to St Dominic Catholic Primary School

The Grove Junior School

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 344
Address: Dark Lane, AL5 1QB
Telephone: 01582760031
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowling Close to The Grove Junior School

The Grove Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.78 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 333
Address: Dark Lane, AL5 1QD
Telephone: 01582761849
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowling Close to The Grove Infant and Nursery School

High Beeches Primary School

Distance: 1 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 297
Address: Aldwickbury Crescent, AL5 5SD
Telephone: 01582767966
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowling Close to High Beeches Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Harpenden Memorial Hospital

Address: Carlton Road, Harpenden,
NHS Sector
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01582 760196
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Distance: 1.29 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Harpenden Memorial Hospital

Spire Harpenden Hospital

Address: Spire Harpenden Hospital, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01582 763191
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Distance: 2.4 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Spire Harpenden Hospital

St Albans City Hospital

Address: Waverley Road, St. Albans, AL3 5PN,
NHS Sector
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01727 866122
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Distance: 5.35 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to St Albans City 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: 8.3 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to London Road (Mental Health Services)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Village Surgery

Address: The Village Surgery, Amenbury Lane, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2BT
Telephone: 01582 712021
Distance: 0.96 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Village Surgery

Davenport House Surgery

Address: Davenport House, Bowers Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4HX
Telephone: 01582 767821
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Davenport House Surgery

Elms Medical Practice

Address: The Elms Medical Practice, 5 Stewart Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QA
Telephone: 01582 767444
Distance: 1.25 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Elms Medical Practice

Elms Medical Practice - Ent Cats

Address: 5 Stewart Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QA
Telephone: 01582 769393
Distance: 1.25 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Elms Medical Practice - Ent Cats
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Southdown Dental Practice

Address: Southdown Dental Practice, 113 Southdown Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 1QQ
Distance: 0.34 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Southdown Dental Practice

Hertfordshire Dentistry

Address: Hertfordshire Dentistry, 9a Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2HU
Distance: 0.86 (km)
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Vaughan Dental Practice

Address: 10 Vaughan Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4ED
Distance: 0.93 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Vaughan Dental Practice

Dental Practice

Address: Dental Practice, Davenport House, Bowers Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4HX
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Redbourn Library

Lamb Lane, Redbourn, AL37BP
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.48 Kilometres
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Directions from Bowling Close to Redbourn Library

Wheathampstead Library

Memorial Hall, Marford Road, Wheathamstead, AL48AY
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 4 Kilometres
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Directions from Bowling Close to Wheathampstead Library

Marshalswick Library

The Ridgeway, St Albans, AL49TU
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 5.71 Kilometres
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St Albans Library

The Maltings, St Albans, AL13JQ
Telephone:
Distance: 6.36 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Harpenden Station is 0.79 Kilometers away

Directions from Bowling Close to Harpenden

Harpenden station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Hitchin and Harpenden 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 • Harlington • 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

St.Albans City Station is 6.53 Kilometers away

Directions from Bowling Close to St.Albans City

St.Albans City station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the St. Albans 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 • 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.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

St.Albans Abbey Station is 7.03 Kilometers away

Directions from Bowling Close to St.Albans Abbey

St.Albans Abbey station is operated by London Midland Trains in the St. Albans area on the Watford Junction - St Albans Abbey stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bricket Wood • Garston (Hertfordshire) • How Wood (Hertfordshire) • Park Street • Watford Junction • Watford North

Luton Airport Parkway Station is 7.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Bowling Close to Luton Airport Parkway

Luton Airport Parkway station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Luton South area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford Midland • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • 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 • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Langley Mill • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Market Harborough • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 8.22 Kilometers away Directions from Bowling Close to London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 37.75 Kilometers away Directions from Bowling Close to London Heathrow Airport
London City Airport is 43.46 Kilometers away Directions from Bowling Close to London City Airport
Cambridge Airport is 57.14 Kilometers away Directions from Bowling Close to Cambridge Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 35.97 Kilometers away
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Savoy Pier is 36.76 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 36.86 Kilometers away
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Blackfriars Pier is 36.99 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bowling Close is approximately 2.79 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J9/A5(T)/A5183 - 4.93 Km Away
Directions from Bowling Close to M1 J9/A5(T)/A5183
Junction: M1 J10/M1 - 7.28 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J10A/A1081 - 7.36 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J8/A414(T)/A414 - 7.38 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative

130 Southdown Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 1PU
Distance: 0.35 Kilometres
Directions from Bowling Close to Co-operative

Sainsbury's Supermarkets

31 High Street, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2RU
Distance: 1.03 Kilometres
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Waitrose

3 Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2TJ
Distance: 1.07 Kilometres
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Tesco Harpenden Express

103-105 Lower Luton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 5AL
Distance: 1.93 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Redbournbury Mill
Distance: 3.41 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Redbournbury Mill

Museum

Attraction Name: Redbourn Village Museum
Distance: 3.84 (km)
Directions from Bowling Close to Redbourn Village Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of St Albans
Distance: 5.53 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Kingsbury Watermill, The Roman Theatre of Verulamium, Verulamium Roman Town
Distance: 5.78 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of St. Albans District
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre
St Peters Street
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 3JE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01727 866 100
County Council: Hertfordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Harpenden West Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden
The Member of Parliament is Bim Afolami
Details for the MP Bim Afolami on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Bim Afolami on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Bim Afolami won with a majority of 12031 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75916
Within the area of Harpenden Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01023701
Ons Area Name:St Albans 003C
Average Age : 43.10
Population: 1779.00
Male Population: 853.00 (47.95%)
Female Population: 926.00 (52.05%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 17 (0.96%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Harpenden North and East, Harpenden South and West, Harpenden Town Centre, Redbourn, Sandridge and Wheathampstead

Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:

Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime8
Shoplifting32
Drugs3
Burglary11
Other-crime4
Criminal-damage-arson19
Other-theft28
Vehicle-crime11
Theft-from-the-person2
Bicycle-theft2
Possession-of-weapons1
Public-order2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bowling Close

OS Reference: 513988, 213429
OS Grid Reference: TL140134
Latitude and Longitude: 51.80741515565, -0.34646343259718
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 35.802 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bowling Close

Map Number: 166
Map Name: Luton & Hertford
Harpenden
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
South East
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