Bracken Close

Postcode: WS12 4DU

Bracken Close is a street in the settlement of Cannock governed by Brindley Heath Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Hednesford North Ward in the administration area of Cannock Chase District Council within Staffordshire County Council located in the West Midlands Euro Region of the UK.

Bracken Close is located 116.42 miles North West from the centre of London, 17.18 miles North from the centre of Birmingham, 25.7 miles South West from the centre of Derby and 29.73 miles North West from the centre of Coventry.

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

WS12 4DU
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bracken Close is approximately 94.3683 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 171 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bracken Close is a river called Bentley Brook which is approximately 0.257417 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bracken Close is approximately 171 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01543
Telephone Exchange: HEDNESFORD - CMHED
Telephone Cabinet: P15
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7.1
Median Speed: 7.7
Maximum Speed: 11.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 13
water

Water and Drainage Details

Severn Trent Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bracken Close

The Tackeroo Bracken Close
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 15/01/2016
5 Bracken Close
Sale Price: £105,000
Sale Date: 07/10/2010
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

West Hill Primary School

Distance: 1.31 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 328
Address: High Mount Street, Hednesford, WS12 4BH
Telephone: 01543512200
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bracken Close to West Hill Primary School

Pye Green Valley Academy

Distance: 1.6 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 443
Address: Rosehill, Hednesford, WS12 4RT
Telephone: 01543512490
Website: Visit School Website
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Hednesford Nursery School

Distance: 1.67 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 29
Address: Eskrett Street, Hednesford, WS12 1AR
Telephone: 01543512225
Website: Visit School Website
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Hednesford Valley High School

Distance: 1.88 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 147
Address: Stanley Road, WS12 4JS
Telephone: 01543423714
Website: Visit School Website
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Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Cannock Chase Hospital

Address: Brunswick Road, Cannock, WS11 5XY,
Independent Sector
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Telephone: 01543 572757
Distance: 4.08 (km)
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Bloxwich Hospital

Address: Reeves Street, Walsall, WS3 2JJ,
NHS Sector
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Distance: 12.05 (km)
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Rowley Hall Hospital

Address: Rowley Avenue, Stafford, ST17 9AQ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01785 238600
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Distance: 12.09 (km)
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County Hospital

Address: Weston Road, Stafford, Staffordshire,
Independent Sector
University Hospitals of North Midlands
Telephone: 01785 257731
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Distance: 12.17 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dr Js Chandra

Address: Hednesford Valley H/ctr, Station Road, Hednesford, Staffordshire, WS12 4DH
Telephone: 01543 870560
Distance: 1.19 (km)
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Dr M Murugan

Address: Hednesford Valley H/ctr, Station Road, Hednesford, Staffordshire, WS12 4DH
Telephone: 01543 870570
Distance: 1.19 (km)
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Dr a Yi

Address: Hednesford Valley H/ctr, Station Road, Hednesford, Staffordshire, WS12 4DJ
Telephone: 01543 870590
Distance: 1.39 (km)
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Dr P Coates

Address: Diabetes Consultant, Hednesford Valley H/c, Hednesford, WS12 4DJ
Telephone: 01889 572029
Distance: 1.39 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 41 Station Road, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 4DH
Distance: 1.19 (km)
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Dentaire

Address: Dentaire, 100a Market Street, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 1AG
Distance: 1.48 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 92a Eskrett Street, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 1AP
Distance: 1.74 (km)
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Heath Hayes Dental Care

Address: Heath Hayes Dental Care, 36 Hednesford Road, Heath Hayes, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 3EA
Distance: 3.79 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hednesford Library

Market Street, Cannock, WS121AD
Telephone:
Distance: 1.5 Kilometres
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Heath Hayes Library

Hednesford Road, Cannock, WS123EA
Telephone: 01543 279675
Distance: 3.79 Kilometres
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Cannock Library

Manor Avenue, Cannock, WS111AA
Telephone: 01543 510365
Distance: 4.66 Kilometres
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Brereton Library

Talbot Road, Rugeley, WS151AU
Telephone:
Distance: 5.08 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hednesford Station is 1.45 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Hednesford

Hednesford station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Cannock Chase area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Duddeston • Hamstead • Landywood • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Cannock Station is 4.44 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Cannock

Cannock station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Cannock Chase area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Duddeston • Hamstead • Hednesford • Landywood • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Rugeley Town Station is 5.22 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Rugeley Town

Rugeley Town station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Cannock Chase area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Duddeston • Hamstead • Hednesford • Landywood • Perry Barr • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Landywood Station is 7.51 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Landywood

Landywood station is operated by London Midland Trains in the South Staffordshire area on the Rugeley - Bescot stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham New Street • Bloxwich • Bloxwich North • Cannock • Duddeston • Hamstead • Hednesford • Perry Barr • Rugeley Town • Rugeley Trent Valley • Tame Bridge Parkway • Walsall • Witton

Airports

Nearest Airports

Birmingham International Airport is 34.71 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Birmingham International Airport
East Midlands Airport is 46.08 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 52.67 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Coventry Airport
Manchester Airport is 73.43 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Sharpness Old Docks is 115.65 Kilometers away
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Lydney Harbour is 117.74 Kilometers away
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Bristol Docks Ferry Landing is 143.73 Kilometers away
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Portishead Pier is 145.91 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bracken Close is approximately 3.26 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M(T)6 T7/A5(T)/A34/A460 - 5.79 Km Away
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Junction: M6 TOLL T8/A460 - 7.8 Km Away
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Junction: M6 TOLL T6/A5159 - 7.97 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J11A/M(T)6 - 8 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Hednesford

Unit 6 to 7, Chase Gateway, Victoria Street, Hednesford, WS12 1DU
Distance: 1.45 Kilometres
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Tesco

Victoria Shopping Park, Victoria Street, Hednesford, Cannock, WS12 1DN
Distance: 1.55 Kilometres
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The Midcounties Co Operative

West Midlands Co-operative, Anglesey Street, Hednesford, Cannock, WS12 1AB
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
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The Midcounties Co Operative

83 Cannock Road, Chadsmoor, Cannock, WS11 5BU
Distance: 3.3 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Museum of Cannock Chase
Distance: 0.87 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Cannock Chase Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.64 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Hednesford Hills Common Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.15 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Birches Valley Forest Centre, Go Ape Cannock
Distance: 3.45 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Cannock Chase District
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PO Box 28
Beecroft Road
Cannock
Staffordshire
WS11 1BG
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Telephone Number: 01543 462 621
County Council: Staffordshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Hednesford North Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Cannock Chase
The Member of Parliament is Burley, Aidan
Within the area of Brindley Heath Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029388
Ons Area Name:Cannock Chase 004C
Average Age : 41.34
Population: 1375.00
Male Population: 674.00 (49.02%)
Female Population: 701.00 (50.98%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 27 (1.96%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Local officers cover the following areas: Pye Green, West Hill, Broadhurst Green,Green Heath, Station Road and Brindley, Hednesford Hills, Littleworth, Hill Top, Blake, Marquis and Beaudesert.

Home to Hednesford Hills and Cannock Chase - including the visitors' centre at Marquis Drive - this district boasts some of the nation's most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Hednesford is a town in its own right and is currently undergoing extensive regeneration and redevelopment. Hednesford Raceway, regarded as one of Europe's premier stock car racing circuits, is one of the main attractions, along with the Museum of Cannock Chase which includes the mining history of this area.

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Hednesford Neighbourhood Newsletter

Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson10
Other-theft5
Violent-crime16
Burglary7
Vehicle-crime2
Drugs1
Public-order1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bracken Close

OS Reference: 400568, 313819
OS Grid Reference: SK006138
Latitude and Longitude: 52.721679947233, -1.9915894997024
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 94.3683 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bracken Close

Map Number: 128
Map Name: Derby & Burton upon Trent
Brindley Heath
Staffordshire
West Midlands
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