Briar Close

Postcode: MK45 2LH

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

Briar Close is located 40.23 miles North West from the centre of London, 7.57 miles South from the centre of Bedford, 10.98 miles North from the centre of Luton and 11.07 miles East from the centre of Milton Keynes.

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

MK45 2LH
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Briar Close is approximately 48.3993 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 94 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Briar Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.30458 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Briar Close is approximately 94 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01234 - Bedford
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 27.2
Median Speed: 20
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 Briar Close

10 Briar Close
Sale Price: £375,000
Sale Date: 10/02/2017
6 Briar Close
Sale Price: £290,000
Sale Date: 28/11/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

The Firs Lower School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 290
Address: Station Road, Ampthill, MK45 2QR
Telephone: 01525402735
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to The Firs Lower School

Alameda Middle School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 668
Address: Station Road, Ampthill, MK45 2QR
Telephone: 01525750900
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Alameda Middle School

Russell Lower School

Distance: 0.64 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 296
Address: Queens Road, MK45 2TD
Telephone: 01525755664
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Russell Lower School

Redborne Upper School and Community College

Distance: 1.21 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1549
Address: Flitwick Road, Ampthill, MK45 2NU
Telephone: 01525404462
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Redborne Upper School and Community College
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 11.12 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Bedford Hospital South Wing

Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Address: Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 11.12 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Weller Wing

Address: Kempston Road,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
Distance: 11.12 (km)
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BMI The Manor Hospital

Address: Church End, Biddenham, MK40 4AW,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01234 364252
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Distance: 12.08 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to BMI The Manor Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Community Ent Clinic

Address: Oliver Street Surgery, 57 Oliver Street, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2SB
Telephone: 01234 897440
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Community Ent Clinic

Ent Clinic

Address: Ent Clinic, Ampthill Hc, Oliver St, Ampthill, Beds, MK45 2SB
Telephone: 01525 631200
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Ent Clinic

Greensand Surgery (ampthill)

Address: Greensand Surgery, the Health Ctr, Oliver St, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2SB
Telephone: 01525 631390
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Greensand Surgery (ampthill)

Oliver Street Surgery

Address: The Health Centre, Oliver Street, Ampthill, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2SB
Telephone: 01525 631395
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Oliver Street Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Saxby Dental Surgery

Address: Saxby Dental Surgery, Wilmington Lodge, 19 Dunstable Street, Ampthill, Bedford, MK45 2NJ
Distance: 0.35 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Saxby Dental Surgery

The Health Centre

Address: The Health Centre, 57 Oliver Street, Ampthill, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2SB
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to The Health Centre

Community Dental Services, Cic

Address: Community Dental Services, Cic, Unit 12 Doolittle Mill, Froghall Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NX
Distance: 1.45 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Community Dental Services, Cic

70 Ampthill Road

Address: 70 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK45 1AY
Distance: 2.01 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to 70 Ampthill Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Ampthill Library

1 Dunstable Street, Ampthill, MK452NL
Telephone:
Distance: 0.49 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Ampthill Library

Flitwick Library

Coniston Road, Flitwick, MK451QJ
Telephone:
Distance: 3.19 Kilometres
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Wootton Library

Lorraine Rd, Wootton, MK439LH
Telephone: 01234 766 061
Distance: 7.92 Kilometres
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Barton Library

Bedford Road, Barton Le Clay, MK454PP
Telephone: 3003008054
Distance: 8.48 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Flitwick Station is 2.94 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar 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

Millbrook (Bedfordshire) Station is 3.54 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Millbrook (Bedfordshire)

Millbrook (Bedfordshire) station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Southampton - Weymouth stretch of line.

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

Lidlington Station is 4.34 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Lidlington

Lidlington 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 • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Stewartby Station is 4.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close 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 18.66 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to London Luton Airport
Cambridge Airport is 49.99 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Cambridge Airport
London Stansted Airport is 54.21 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to London Stansted Airport
London Oxford Airport is 59.93 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to London Oxford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 62.14 Kilometers away
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Savoy Pier is 63.49 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 63.59 Kilometers away
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Blackfriars Pier is 63.69 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briar Close is approximately 2.80 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 7.2 Km Away
Directions from Briar Close to M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507
Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 8.16 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J14/A509 - 14.17 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 15.3 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Group

81 Ampthill Road, Maulden, Bedfordshire, MK45 2DH
Distance: 2.15 Kilometres
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Spar

26-32 Brookes Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1BX
Distance: 2.65 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores Ltd

Coniston Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1LX
Distance: 3.02 Kilometres
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Co-operative Group

19-21 The Russell Centre, Coniston Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1QJ
Distance: 3.19 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Houghton House (remains of)
Distance: 2.03 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Houghton House (remains of)

Historic House

Attraction Name: Houghton House (remains of)
Distance: 2.59 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Flitwick Moor Nature Reserve
Distance: 3.14 (km)
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Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Flitton Moor Nature Reserve
Distance: 3.37 (km)
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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 Ampthill Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Mid Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Dorries, Nadine
Within the area of Ampthill Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017375
Ons Area Name:Central Bedfordshire 012E
Average Age : 42.24
Population: 1443.00
Male Population: 721.00 (49.97%)
Female Population: 722.00 (50.03%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.55%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime9
Theft-from-the-person1
Other-theft4
Vehicle-crime5
Shoplifting9
Burglary1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briar Close

OS Reference: 503124, 237914
OS Grid Reference: TL031379
Latitude and Longitude: 52.029615446991, -0.49666314124432
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 48.3993 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briar Close

Map Number: 153
Map Name: Bedford & Huntingdon
Ampthill
Central Bedfordshire
South East
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