Bowyers Close

Postcode: SG5 2UH

Bowyers Close is a street in the settlement of Hitchin which is within the electoral area of Hitchin Oughton Ward in the administration area of North Hertfordshire District Council within Hertfordshire County Council located in the Eastern Euro Region of the UK.

Bowyers Close is located 32.6 miles North from the centre of London, 7.71 miles North East from the centre of Luton, 14.5 miles North from the centre of St Albans and 14.54 miles South East from the centre of Bedford.

Road Name:Bowyer's Close
Road Type:residential
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Nearby Roads

Bedford Road

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Postcodes for Bowyers Close

SG5 2UH
Height

Height

The Central point of Bowyers Close is approximately 68 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01462
Telephone Exchange: HITCHIN - SMHI
Telephone Cabinet: P15
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 21.6
Median Speed: 12.4
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
water

Water and Drainage Details

Anglian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bowyers Close

5 Bowyers Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 04/07/2013
13 Bowyers Close
Sale Price: £205,000
Sale Date: 03/04/2009
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Oughton Primary and Nursery School

Distance: 0.43 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 228
Address: Mattocke Road, SG5 2NZ
Telephone: 01462450716
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowyers Close to Oughton Primary and Nursery School

The Priory School

Distance: 0.47 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1069
Address: Bedford Road, SG5 2UR
Telephone: 01462622300
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowyers Close to The Priory School

Strathmore Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 227
Address: Old Hale Way, SG5 1XR
Telephone: 01462459558
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowyers Close to Strathmore Infant and Nursery School

Wilshere-Dacre Junior Academy

Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 249
Address: Fishponds Road, SG5 1NS
Telephone: 01462459215
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bowyers Close to Wilshere-Dacre Junior Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Hampden House

Address: Elmside Walk, Hitchin, SG5 1HB,
NHS Sector
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01462 633666
Distance: 1.03 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Hampden House

Pinehill Hospital

Address: Benslow Lane, Hitchin, SG4 9QZ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01462 422822
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Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Pinehill Hospital

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Address: Graveley Road, Stevenage,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 01438 342942
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Distance: 5.97 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Lister Hospital

Address: Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB,
NHS Sector
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Telephone: 01438 314333
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Distance: 6.38 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Lister Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Nmp Hct - Palliative Care Team

Address: Gregans House, C/o Bedford Road Hlth Ctr, Hitchin, SG5 1HF
Telephone: 01462 427034
Distance: 1 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Nmp Hct - Palliative Care Team

Regal Chambers Surgery

Address: Regal Chambers Surgery, 50 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LL
Telephone: 01462 453232
Distance: 1.03 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Regal Chambers Surgery

Courtenay House Surgery

Address: Bancroft Court, 30-35 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LH
Telephone: 01462 434239
Distance: 1.09 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Courtenay House Surgery

Orford Lodge

Address: Orford Lodge, 100 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1ND
Telephone: 01462 432042
Distance: 1.2 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Orford Lodge
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 7 Bancroft Court, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LH
Distance: 1.09 (km)
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Orthodontic Practice

Address: Orthodontic Practice, 47 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1LA
Distance: 1.1 (km)
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Old Park Dental Surgery

Address: Old Park Dental Surgery, 72 Old Park Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2JT
Distance: 1.12 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Old Park Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, the Rear of 84/85 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NQ
Distance: 1.15 (km)
Directions from Bowyers Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hitchin Library

Paynes Park, Hitchin, SG51EW
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 1.25 Kilometres
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Directions from Bowyers Close to Hitchin Library

Letchworth Library

Central Library, Broadway, Letchworth, SG63PF
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 4.42 Kilometres
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Stotfold Library

Hitchin Road, Stotfold, SG54HP
Telephone:
Distance: 7.2 Kilometres
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Stevenage Old Town Library

38 High Street, Stevenage, SG13EF
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 7.41 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Luton Airport Parkway Station is 12.17 Kilometers away

Directions from Bowyers 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

Harpenden Station is 16.64 Kilometers away

Directions from Bowyers 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 10.77 Kilometers away Directions from Bowyers Close to London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport is 38.28 Kilometers away Directions from Bowyers Close to London Stansted Airport
Cambridge Airport is 42.01 Kilometers away Directions from Bowyers Close to Cambridge Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 55.04 Kilometers away Directions from Bowyers Close to London Heathrow Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Savoy Pier is 51.33 Kilometers away
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Blackfriars Pier is 51.34 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 51.47 Kilometers away
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Festival Pier is 51.61 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bowyers Close is approximately 3.25 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J9/A505/B197 - 5.75 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J8/A602/B197 - 5.76 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 8.2 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J7/A602 - 9.68 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Waitrose Store

The Lairage, Bedford Road, Hitchin, SG5 2UG
Distance: 0.13 Kilometres
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Spar

1-3 The Mead, Hitchin, SG5 1XZ
Distance: 0.8 Kilometres
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Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited

Whinbush Road, Hitchin, SG5 1PU
Distance: 1.18 Kilometres
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Iceland Frozen Foods Plc

21 Churchgate, Hitchin, SG5 1DN
Distance: 1.46 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Hitchin Museum
Distance: 0.94 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Hitchin British Schools
Distance: 1.84 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, First Garden City Heritage Museum
Distance: 4.63 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Stondon Transport Museum
Distance: 4.81 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Hertfordshire District
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices
Gernon Road
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 3JF
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01462 474000
County Council: Hertfordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Hitchin Oughton 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
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01023612
Ons Area Name:North Hertfordshire 012B
Average Age : 39.89
Population: 1794.00
Male Population: 863.00 (48.1%)
Female Population: 931.00 (51.9%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 12 (0.67%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Hitchin Bearton, Hitchin Highbury and Walsworth, Hitchin Oughton and Cadwell and Hitchin Priory

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting14
Criminal-damage-arson11
Possession-of-weapons4
Robbery3
Violent-crime22
Burglary2
Vehicle-crime10
Public-order8
Other-theft6
Drugs4
Other-crime2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bowyers Close

OS Reference: 517792, 230340
OS Grid Reference: TL178303
Latitude and Longitude: 51.95862093566, -0.28553373613418
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 46.4126 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bowyers Close

Map Number: 166
Map Name: Luton & Hertford
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Hertfordshire
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