Briar Lea

Postcode: DH7 6RQ

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

Briar Lea is located 237.44 miles North from the centre of London, 11.35 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 52.25 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 62.92 miles North from the centre of York.

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

DH7 6RQ
Height

Height

The Central point of Briar Lea is approximately 124 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01207 - Consett
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Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Briar Lea

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Witton Gilbert Primary School

Distance: 0.6 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 185
Address: Sacriston Lane, Witton Gilbert, DH7 6TF
Telephone: 01913710424
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Lea to Witton Gilbert Primary School

THE Sacriston Primary School

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 292
Address: Witton Road, Sacriston, DH7 6LQ
Telephone: 01913710777
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Lea to THE Sacriston Primary School

Fyndoune Community College

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 383
Address: Findon Hill, Sacriston, DH7 6LU
Telephone: 01913710277
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Lea to Fyndoune Community College

St Bede's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Sacriston

Distance: 1.27 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 97
Address: Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AB
Telephone: 01913710272
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Lea to St Bede's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Sacriston
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Lanchester Road Hospital

Address: Lanchester Road, Durham, DH1 5RD,
Independent Sector
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 1.83 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Lanchester Road Hospital

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: 3.58 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea 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: 3.58 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to City Hospitals Sunderland at University Hospital Of North Durham

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 5.85 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Chester Le Street Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Sacriston Medical Centre

Address: Sacriston Medical Centre, Front Street, Sacriston, County Durham, DH7 6JW
Telephone: 0191 3710232
Distance: 1.06 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Sacriston Medical Centre

Browney House Surgery

Address: Browney House Surgery, Front St, Langley Park, Durham, County Durham, DH7 9YT
Telephone: 0191 3732860
Distance: 2.56 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Browney House Surgery

Dunelm Medical Practice

Address: Kelvin House Medical Ctr., 1-2 Victor Tce, Bearpark, Durham, County Durham, DH7 7DG
Telephone: 0191 3732077
Distance: 3.04 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Dunelm Medical Practice

Chastleton Medical Group

Address: Chastleton Medical Group, Newton Drive, Framwellgate Moor, County Durham, DH1 5BH
Telephone: 0191 3846171
Distance: 3.43 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Chastleton Medical Group
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

The Health Centre

Address: The Health Centre, Dental Department, Front Street, Durham, DH7 6JW
Distance: 1.06 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to The Health Centre

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 13 Quebec Street, Langley Park, Durham, County Durham, DH7 9XA
Distance: 2.76 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Dental Surgery

21 Front Street

Address: 21 Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5EJ
Distance: 3.32 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 22 Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5EJ
Distance: 3.32 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Sacriston Library

Plawsworth Road, Sacriston, DH76HU
Telephone: 0191 371 0550
Distance: 1.21 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Lea to Sacriston Library

Langley Park Library

Unit 6, Old Co-Operative Buildings, Langley Park, DH79XE
Telephone:
Distance: 2.72 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Lea to Langley Park Library

Newton Hall Library

Alnwick Road, Newton Hall, DH15NL
Telephone: 0191 386 7695
Distance: 3.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Lea to Newton Hall Library

Durham Clayport Library

Millenium Place, Durham, DH11WA
Telephone: 0191 386 4003
Distance: 5.27 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 6.05 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Lea 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 15.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Lea 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 16.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Lea 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 16.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Lea 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

Newcastle International Airport is 25.62 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Lea to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 35.72 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Lea to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 23.4 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 24.18 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 24.64 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 36.21 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briar Lea is approximately 4.39 miles from the A690

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 7.03 Km Away
Directions from Briar Lea to A1(M) J62/A690
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 7.58 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 9.54 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 10.98 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

Front Street, Sacriston, Durham, DH7 6JT
Distance: 0.98 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Lea to Tesco Express

The Co-Operative Food

Front Street, Sacriston, Durham, DH7 6JT36-38 Quebec Street, Langley Park, Durham, DH7 9UU
Distance: 2.93 Kilometres
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The Co-Op

Front Street, Sacriston, Durham, DH7 6JT36-38 Quebec Street, Langley Park, Durham, DH7 9UUAuton Stile, Bearpark, Durham, DH7 7AA
Distance: 3.16 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Lea to The Co-Op

Sainsburys Local

Front Street, Sacriston, Durham, DH7 6JT36-38 Quebec Street, Langley Park, Durham, DH7 9UUAuton Stile, Bearpark, Durham, DH7 7AA26 Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5EJ
Distance: 3.32 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Lea to Sainsburys Local

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Broom House Farm
Distance: 2.54 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Broom House Farm

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Diggerland
Distance: 2.54 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Diggerland

Country Park

Attraction Name: Waldridge Fell Country Park
Distance: 3.59 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Waldridge Fell Country Park

Museum

Attraction Name: Durham Light Infantry Museum
Distance: 4.32 (km)
Directions from Briar Lea to Durham Light Infantry Museum

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 City of Durham
The Member of Parliament is Roberta Blackman-Woods
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In the 2017 General Election Roberta Blackman-Woods won with a majority of 12364 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 71132
Within the area of Witton Gilbert Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020681
Ons Area Name:County Durham 026C
Average Age : 42.24
Population: 1467.00
Male Population: 709.00 (48.33%)
Female Population: 758.00 (51.67%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 37 (2.52%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime19
Vehicle-crime2
Other-crime1
Public-order8
Burglary3
Criminal-damage-arson6
Other-theft4
Shoplifting2
Drugs3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briar Lea

OS Reference: 423617, 546269
OS Grid Reference: NZ236463
Latitude and Longitude: 54.810631708706, -1.6324951216354
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 8.4435 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briar Lea

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Witton Gilbert
Durham
North East
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