Bushes Road

Postcode: DT11 8SU

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Road Name:Bushes Road
Road Type:unclassified

Bushes Road is a street governed by Stourpaine Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Hill Forts Ward in the administration area of North Dorset District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Bushes Road is located 98.72 miles South West from the centre of London, 16.98 miles North East from the centre of Dorchester, 17.26 miles North West from the centre of Bournemouth and 20.37 miles South West from the centre of Salisbury.

Bushes Road is approximately 11.97 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 113 metres above sea level


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DT11 8SU


The Central point of Bushes Road is approximately 113 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01258 - Blandford Forum
Area Code: 01747 - Shaftesbury

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Bushes Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

The Anvil Inn - blandford-forum-aireborou
Star Rating:4 Stars
This 16th-century thatched guest accommodation is located in the peaceful village of Pimperne. Free parking is provided and free Wi-Fi is accessible in all rooms.
Address:Salisbury Road, Pimperne,, DT11 8UQ, Blandford Forum, Dorset
Number of Rooms:12
Lowest Price Room:£60.3
Highest Price Room:£165
Crown Hotel - blandford-forum-aireborou
Star Rating:3 Stars
Crown Hotel sits on the edge of Blandford, with views of the Stour River\'s water meadows and the town. It has a gastro-style restaurant and a stylish, upmarket bar.
Address:West St, DT117AJ, Blandford
Number of Rooms:32
Lowest Price Room:£79.5
Highest Price Room:£130
The Fontmell - shaftesbury
With a stylish library-themed restaurant serving a seasonal menu, The Fontmell also has individually designed bedrooms. Local real ales and unusual wines are served in the modern and eclectically furnished bar.
Address:Fontmell Magna, SP7 0PA, Shaftesbury
Number of Rooms:6
Lowest Price Room:£75
Highest Price Room:£140
Manor Farm Cottage - tarrant-monkton
Located in Tarrant Monkton, this holiday home is situated 23 km from Bournemouth. It provides free private parking. An oven, a toaster and a fridge can be found in the kitchen. Towels and bed linen are provided at Manor Farm Cottage.
Address:, DT11, Tarrant Monkton
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£72.33
True Lovers Knot - blandford-forum-aireborou
Star Rating:3 Stars
Offering a garden with barbecue facilities, a children\'s playground and a sun terrace, True Lovers Knot is set in Blandford Forum in the Dorset Region, 20 km from Bournemouth.
Address:Tarrant Keyneston, DT11 9JG, Blandford Forum
Number of Rooms:4
Lowest Price Room:£60

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Dorset District
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Salisbury Road
Blandford Forum
DT11 7LL
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Telephone Number: 01258 454 111
County Council: Dorset County
Within the electoral area of Hill Forts Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Walter, Robert
Within the area of Stourpaine Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bushes Road

Highgrove Bushes Road
Sale Price: £550,000
Sale Date: 05/02/2016
The Roost Bushes Road
Sale Price: £305,000
Sale Date: 15/02/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020442
Ons Area Name:North Dorset 006A
Average Age : 47.74
Population: 1993.00
Male Population: 984.00 (49.37%)
Female Population: 1009.00 (50.63%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.45%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Following the recent restructure of the Force, Sturminster Newton returns to the section having previously been part of the Shaftesbury area back in the 1980s. The North Dorset area covers 268 square miles and the four main towns of Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Blandford and Sturminster Newton.

Despite the continued and rapid expansion of the four main towns, with Gillingham alone doubling in size and set for further expansion, crime rates remain low and detection rates high.

We are fortunate to live in an area where the majority of the population, people of all ages, are law-abiding citizens and are willing to come forward with information so that we can support them in maintaining the area as one of the safest places to live in England. However, fear of crime remains much higher than the reality.

Further changes have taken place, providing more contact with the local community in order to look more closely at issues that residents decide are of concern to them.

One Section Commander (myself) covers the area, supported by station sergeants in place for each of the four towns and Safer Neighbourhood Teams. The teams include PCs community support officers (PCSOs), special constables and volunteers. This allows more direct contact with local residents looking at issues that they consider important within their communities. It also allows us to work directly with partner agencies such as district and town councils, the health service and housing associations to find solutions more quickly and efficiently.

In addition to the Safer Neighbourhood Teams, patrol officers are also based at all four main stations to provide further support and response to live incidents within the area.

The North Dorset area also hosts many important events including the county’s biggest event - the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Many other popular events take place through out the year including Shaftesbury Gold Hill Fair, Gillingham Music Festival, Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, the Shaftesbury and Gillingham show and carnivals and music festivals at the Larmer Tree.

The Safer Neighbourhood Teams would like to hear from, you, members of the public about any issues you would like to discuss.

To make contact more flexible, each team has a mobile telephone. The numbers are available from the North Dorset Safer Neighbourhood Team pages on this website, just use the links on the right hand side of this page. Please contact us so that we (the police), and our partner agencies can work together to make North Dorset an even safer place to live.

Inspector 1919 Shawn Whitley

North Dorset Neighbourhood Inspector

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Bushes Road


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Location details

Location Details

Bushes Road

OS Reference: 388654, 109763
OS Grid Reference: ST887098
Latitude and Longitude: 50.886688675129, -2.1613169009358
Approximate distance to the Coast: 11.97 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bushes Road

Map Number: 194
Map Name: Dorchester & Weymouth
North Dorset
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Gillingham (Dorset) Rail Station is 18.06 Kilometers away (11.22 miles)
Tisbury Rail Station is 20.18 Kilometers away (12.54 miles)
Holton Heath Rail Station is 20.45 Kilometers away (12.71 miles)
Hamworthy Rail Station is 20.66 Kilometers away (12.84 miles)

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 26.29 Kilometers away
Southampton Airport is 56.85 Kilometers away
Bristol International Airport is 67.50 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 90.04 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 23.16 Kilometers away
Poole Ferry Terminal is 23.17 Kilometers away
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 26.44 Kilometers away
Sandbanks Ferry Terminal is 27.23 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bushes Road is approximately 6.59 miles from the A31

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M27 J1/A31(T)/A31/B3079 - 40.47 Km Away
Junction: M27 J2/A36(T)/A326 - 44.98 Km Away
Junction: M27 J3/M271/A3057 - 48.69 Km Away

Health Clinics

Dr Evans & Partners
Whitecliff Group Practice, Whitecliff Mill Street, Blandford, Dorset, DT117BH
Distance: 3.15 Kilometers
Telephone: 01258 452501
Eagle House Surgery
Eagle House Surgery, White Cliff Mill Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT117DQ
Distance: 3.31 Kilometers
Telephone: 01258 453171
Blandford Medical Centre
Blandford, , Blandford Forum, DT118RH
Distance: 3.38 Kilometers
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Blandford Library

The Tabernacle, Blandford Forum, DT117DW
Distance: 2.12 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Blandford Forum Museum, Cavalcade of Costume
Distance: 2.72 (km)


Attraction Name: Royal Signals Museum
Distance: 3.46 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Uk Bike Park
Distance: 6.86 (km)

Historic House

Attraction Name: Chettle House
Distance: 6.95 (km)

Nearest Schools

Pimperne Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.96 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: School Lane, Pimperne, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8UG
Telephone: (01258) 452025

Milldown Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 2.58 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SN
Telephone: (01258) 452456

The Blandford School

Distance: 2.89 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SQ
Telephone: (01258) 451121

Bryanston School

Distance: 2.89 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Bryanston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PX
Telephone: (01258) 452411

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 2.5
Median Speed: 1.8
Maximum Speed: 8
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 9
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