Briar Close

Postcode: DL16 7EQ

Briar Close is a street in the settlement of Spennymoor governed by Spennymoor Civil Parish council in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Briar Close is located 229.26 miles North from the centre of London, 19.65 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 54.53 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 54.96 miles North West from the centre of York.

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

DL16 7EQ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Briar Close is approximately 20.0523 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 143 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Briar Close is a river called Valley Burn which is approximately 2.46004 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Briar Close is approximately 143 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01388
Telephone Exchange: SPENNYMOOR - NESP
Telephone Cabinet: P9
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 11.3
Median Speed: 8.2
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 21
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Briar Close

32 Briar Close
Sale Price: £51,000
Sale Date: 09/01/2017
9 Briar Close
Sale Price: £75,000
Sale Date: 21/10/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Middlestone Moor Primary School

Distance: 0.41 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 286
Address: Rock Road, DL16 7DA
Telephone: 01388816351
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Middlestone Moor Primary School

The Oaks Secondary School

Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 252
Address: Rock Road, DL16 7DB
Telephone: 01388827380
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to The Oaks Secondary School

Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College

Distance: 0.55 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1026
Address: Whitworth Lane, DL16 7LN
Telephone: 01388824800
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College

The Meadows School

Distance: 0.86 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 52
Address: Whitworth Lane, DL16 7QW
Telephone: 01388811178
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to The Meadows School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Bishop Auckland Hospital

Address: Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6AD,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01388 455000
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Distance: 5.56 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Bishop Auckland Hospital

Auckland Park Hospital, Bishop Auckland

Address: Westfield Road, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6AE,
NHS Sector
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01388 645300
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Distance: 5.66 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Auckland Park Hospital, Bishop Auckland

University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 11.08 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to University Hospital Of North Durham

City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: University Hospital Of Durham, Dryburn Hospital, North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
Independent Sector
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 11.08 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Oxford Road Medical Practice

Address: The Surgery, Oxford Road, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6BQ
Telephone: 01388 810081
Distance: 1.38 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Oxford Road Medical Practice

Bishops Close Medical Practice

Address: Spennymoor Health Centre, Bishop's Close, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6ED
Telephone: 01388 811455
Distance: 1.59 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Bishops Close Medical Practice

St Andrew's Medical Practice

Address: Sensier House, St Andrew's Lane, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6QA
Telephone: 01388 817777
Distance: 1.62 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to St Andrew's Medical Practice

4real Service

Address: Council Offices, Green Lane, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6JQ
Telephone: 0300 0267567
Distance: 3.2 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to 4real Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 5 Clyde Terrace, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 7SE
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 17 Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 7LD
Distance: 1.06 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery

Victoria Lane Health Centre

Address: Victoria Lane Health Centre, Victoria Lane, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8NP
Distance: 3.3 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Victoria Lane Health Centre

Ferryhill Dental Surgery

Address: Ferryhill Dental Surgery, Old Sorting Office, Durham Road, Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17 8LG
Distance: 3.87 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Ferryhill Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Spennymoor Library

24 Cheapside, Spennymoor, DL166DJ
Telephone: 01388 814 694
Distance: 1.61 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Spennymoor Library

Ferryhill Library

North Street, Ferryhill, DL178HX
Telephone:
Distance: 4.1 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Ferryhill Library

Bishop Auckland Library

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Wear Valley, DL147NP
Telephone: 01388 602610
Distance: 4.45 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Bishop Auckland Library

Chilton Library

Durham Road, Chilton, DL170EX
Telephone: 01388 720251
Distance: 5.05 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Chilton Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 18.44 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Dunston Station is 28.91 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Dunston

Dunston station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

Heworth Station is 29.3 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

MetroCentre Station is 29.99 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to MetroCentre

MetroCentre station is operated by Northern in the Blaydon area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Annan • Aspatria • Auchinleck • Bardon Mill • Barrhead • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Dalston • Dumfries • Dunlop • Dunston • Flimby • Glasgow Central • Gretna Green • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Harrington • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kilmarnock • Kilmaurs • Kirkconnel • Manors • Marton • Maryport • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • New Cumnock • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Parton • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Sanquhar • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stewarton • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitehaven • Widdrington • Wigton • Workington • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Durham Tees Valley Airport is 23.19 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Newcastle International Airport is 39 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Newcastle International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 91.32 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 140.09 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 27.67 Kilometers away
Directions from Briar Close to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 27.69 Kilometers away
Directions from Briar Close to Transporter Bridge North Side
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 35.28 Kilometers away
Directions from Briar Close to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 35.99 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briar Close is approximately 4.26 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291 - 7.67 Km Away
Directions from Briar Close to A1(M) J61/A177/A688/B6291
Junction: A1(M) J60/A689 - 7.98 Km Away
Directions from Briar Close to A1(M) J60/A689
Junction: A1(M) J59/A167 - 12.38 Km Away
Directions from Briar Close to A1(M) J59/A167
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 12.83 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Stores Ltd

Cambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DF
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to Aldi Stores Ltd

Lidl

Cambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFWesleyan Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6DF
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to Lidl

Asda

Cambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFWesleyan Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFSt Andrews Lane, Spennymoor, DL16 6QB
Distance: 1.61 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to Asda

Iceland Foods

Cambridge Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFWesleyan Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6DFSt Andrews Lane, Spennymoor, DL16 6QBOxford Road, Spennymoor, DL16 6YQ
Distance: 1.65 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to Iceland Foods

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Whitworth Hall Country Park
Distance: 2.2 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Whitworth Hall Country Park

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Rosa Shafto Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.43 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Rosa Shafto Nature Reserve

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Auckland Castle Deer House
Distance: 3.57 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Auckland Castle Deer House

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Bishop Auckland Discovery Centre
Distance: 3.63 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
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County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bishop Auckland
The Member of Parliament is Goodman, Helen
Within the area of Spennymoor Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020823
Ons Area Name:County Durham 052C
Average Age : 43.10
Population: 1769.00
Male Population: 872.00 (49.29%)
Female Population: 897.00 (50.71%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 56 (3.17%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime34
Public-order24
Criminal-damage-arson14
Burglary5
Other-theft7
Drugs2
Shoplifting5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briar Close

OS Reference: 424749, 532867
OS Grid Reference: NZ247329
Latitude and Longitude: 54.690128138479, -1.6160218206334
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 20.0523 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briar Close

Map Number: 93
Map Name: Cleveland & Darlington
Middlestone Moor
Durham
North East
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