The Close in St Albans

The Close is a Street in the Hertfordshire city of St Albans and measures approximately 39 metres long.

There are 380 other streets named The Close in Great Britain.

The Close is governed by St Albans City and District Council Council.

The Close is located within the county of Hertfordshire which is in the East of England region of the UK. 19.49 miles North West from the centre of London, 0.86 miles South from the centre of St Albans, 10.07 miles South from the centre of Luton and 20.64 miles East from the centre of Aylesbury.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Close

Sunrise05:23
Sunset18:43

Latest Weather Conditions for The Close

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Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:12.8°C (73.4%)
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Budget Hotels near The Close St Albans

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn St Albans City Centre
Address:1 Adelaide Street
Telephone: Learn More
1.06
2: Name:Premier Inn St. Albans/Bricket Wood
Address:Smug Oak Lane, Watling Street
Telephone: Learn More
2.20
3: Name:Holiday Inn Express St. Albans - M25, Jct.22
Address:Colney Field Retail Park
Telephone: Learn More
3.23
4: Name:Premier Inn Watford North
Address:859 St. Albans Road, Garston
Telephone: Learn More
3.74
5: Name:Travelodge Hemel Hempstead Gateway
Address:Maylands Ave, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4SQ
Telephone:0871 984 6360 Learn More
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Police Force: Hertfordshire
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Frequently asked Questions for The Close

What Council (Local Authority) is The Close in?

The Close is located within the local authority area of St Albans City and District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Close in?

The Close is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is The Close in?

The Close is located within the ward of Sopwell.

What County is The Close in?

The Close is located within the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire.

What Constituency is The Close in?

The Close is located within the constituency of St Albans.

What Region of the UK is The Close in?

The Close is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Close in?

The Close is located within the Hertfordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is The Close in?

The Close is located within the Hertfordshire Police area.

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Map showing the location of The Close

Location Details

The Close
Latitude51.739840
Longitude-0.345804
OS Easting (X):514203
OS Northing (Y):205915
OS Grid Reference:TL142059

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00120548
ONS Area NameEstablished Tech Workers
Average Age36.34
Area Population1338.00
Male Population634.00 (47%)
Female Population704.00 (53%)
Benefit Claimants21 (2%)
LSOA Code:E01023737
LSOA Name:St Albans 017A
SOA Code:7a
SOA Name:Urban cultural mix
MSOA Code:E02004940
MSOA Name:St Albans 017

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys St Albans
Everard Close, St. Albans, England, AL1 2QU
01727 847707
Distance: 0.32 Miles
Directions from The Close to Sainsburys St Albans
Waitrose St Albans
1 Ermine Close, Mayne Avenue, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4JZ
01727 831117
Distance: 0.77 Miles
Directions from The Close to Waitrose St Albans
Iceland St Albans
140/144 Victoria Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3TG
01727833908
Distance: 0.97 Miles
Directions from The Close to Iceland St Albans
Tesco St Albans Metro
33-39 St Peters St, St Albans, AL1 3EB
0345 610 2902
Distance: 0.99 Miles
Directions from The Close to Tesco St Albans Metro

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01727 - St Albans
Area Code: 01442 - Hemel Hempstead
Area Code: 01923 - Watford
Area Code: 01707 - Welwyn Garden City

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of St Albans City and District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre, St Peters Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3JE
Send email
Telephone Number: 01727 866 100
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Daisy Cooper
Details for the MP Daisy Cooper on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Daisy Cooper on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Daisy Cooper won with a majority of 6,293 the result was LD gain from Con. The total electorate was 73,727
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Sopwell Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: Hertfordshire
County Council: Hertfordshire Council

Nearest Car Parks

Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre Car Park
Holywell Hall, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 2DL
Distance: 0.66 km (click for directions)
Set in Verulamium Park.
Telephone: 01727736080
Operated by: Hertfordshire County Council
St Albans Abbey Station Car Park
Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 2DN
Distance: 0.68 km (click for directions)
24 hrs, Mon-Sun. Parking for blue badge holders in designated spaces is free. Scratchcards & Season tickets available.
Telephone: 08700604416
Operated by: Meteor Parking Ltd
Westminster Lodge Car Park
Verulamium Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 2DJ
Distance: 0.70 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours, charges apply Monday to Sunday 07.30 - 18.30. Up to 2 hours free - Free Pay and Display ticket must be obtained. 7 day ticket available. Blue badge holders can stay for 3 hours for free.
Telephone: 01727869593
Operated by: St Albans District Council
Albert Street Car Park
Albert Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 1RT
Distance: 1.34 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown

Nearest Schools

St Adrian Roman Catholic Primary School
Distance: 0.16 Kilometres
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 18/11/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 229
Address: St Adrian Roman Catholic Primary School, Watling View, AL1 2PB
Head: Mr Dominic Bedford (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to St Adrian Roman Catholic Primary School
The Marlborough Science Academy
Distance: 0.18 Kilometres
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 30/04/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 1228
Address: The Marlborough Science Academy, Watling Street, AL1 2QA
Head: Ms Annie Thomson (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to The Marlborough Science Academy
Mandeville Primary School
Distance: 0.3 Kilometres
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 04/07/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 422
Address: Mandeville Primary School, Mandeville Drive, AL1 2LE
Head: Mrs Cathy Longhurst (Head Teacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Mandeville Primary School
St Columba's College
Distance: 0.32 Kilometres
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 821
Address: St Columba's College, King Harry Lane, AL3 4AW
Head: Mr David Buxton (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to St Columba's College

Nearest Hospitals

St Albans City Hospital
Address: Waverley Road, St. Albans, AL3 5PN,
NHS Sector
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01727 866122
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.22 (km)
Directions from The Close to St Albans City Hospital
Kingsley Green
Address: Harper Lane, Shenley, Radlett, WD7 9HQ,
Independent Sector
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 4.81 (km)
Directions from The Close to Kingsley Green
Hemel Hempstead Hospital
Address: Hillfield Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4AD,
NHS Sector
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01442 213141
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.54 (km)
Directions from The Close to Hemel Hempstead Hospital
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Address: Carlton Road, Harpenden,
NHS Sector
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01582 760196
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.82 (km)
Directions from The Close to Harpenden Memorial Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Close
0.09 Family Dental Practice 27b Vesta Avenue AL1 2PG
0.09 Family Dental Practice 27b Vesta Avenue AL1 2PG
0.78 St Albans Orthodontic Centre 3a Holywell Hill AL1 1ER
0.87 Maltings Dentist Surgery 54 The Maltings AL1 3HL
0.97 Dental Specialists 96 Victoria Street AL1 3TG

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.58 Midway Surgery 93 Watford Road AL2 3JX tel:01727 832125
0.89 Maltings Surgery 8-14 Victoria Street AL1 3JB tel:01727 855500
0.98 Hatfield Road Surgery 2 The Parade, Ellis House AL1 3FY tel:01727 853079
1.02 Harvey Group Practice 13-15 Russell Avenue AL3 5HB tel:01727 831888
1.26 Parkbury House Surgery St. Peters Street AL1 3HD tel:01727 851589

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.34 Lloydspharmacy Sainsbury Superstore, Everard Close AL1 2QU tel:01727 845905
0.78 Verulam Pharmacy 6 Ermine Close AL3 4JZ tel:01727 833815
0.89 Maltings Pharmacy Ltd 6 Victoria St AL1 3JB tel:01727 839335
0.92 Chiswell Pharmacy 196 Watford Road, Chiswell Green AL2 3EB tel:01727 857378
0.93 Boots 9 St. Peters Street AL1 3DH

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Close
0.49 Paul Adler Optometrists 41a Abbey Avenue AL3 4BH
0.77 The Specs Factory Outlet Opticians 4 Holywell Hill AL1 1BZ
0.80 Richard Stokes Optometrists 38 London Road AL1 1NG
0.80 St Albans Eye Care Centre 38 London Road AL1 1NG
0.83 Robert Roope Opticians Ltd 20 George Street AL3 4ES

Nearest Libraries

St Albans Library
The Maltings, St Albans, AL13JQ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Directions from The Close to St Albans Library
London Colney Library
Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, AL21PU
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.69 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from The Close to London Colney Library
Marshalswick Library
The Ridgeway, St Albans, AL49TU
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.74 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from The Close to Marshalswick Library
Leverstock Green Library
Village Centre, Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, HP38QG
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 5.98 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from The Close to Leverstock Green Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

St Albans Abbey Station is 0.36 miles away.

Address: St Albans Abbey station, Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2DN

St Albans Abbey is situated on the Abbey Line and is managed by Grand Central North West.

St Albans Abbey Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to St Albans Abbey Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bricket Wood00:08:00
Garston (Hertfordshire)00:11:00
How Wood (Hertfordshire)00:05:00
Park Street00:03:00
Watford Junction00:15:30
Watford North00:13:00

Park Street Station is 1.02 miles away.

Address: Park Street station, Watling Street, Park Street, Hertfordshire, AL2 2NG

Park Street is situated on the Abbey Line and is managed by Grand Central North West.

Park Street Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to Park Street Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bricket Wood00:05:00
Garston (Hertfordshire)00:08:00
How Wood (Hertfordshire)00:02:00
St Albans Abbey00:02:30
Watford Junction00:12:30
Watford North00:10:00

St Albans City Station is 1.07 miles away.

Address: St Albans station, Station Way, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 5HE

St Albans City is situated on the East Midland Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Thameslink).

St Albans City Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Close to St Albans City Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bedford00:40:00
Brighton01:48:00
Burgess Hill01:34:00
Carshalton01:21:00
City Thameslink00:30:00
Cricklewood00:21:00
Earlswood (Surrey)01:15:00
East Croydon00:55:00
Elephant & Castle00:48:00
Elstree & Borehamwood00:09:00
Farringdon00:31:00
Flitwick00:28:00
Gatwick Airport01:23:00
Hackbridge01:18:00
Harlington (Bedfordshire)00:24:00
Harpenden00:06:00
Hassocks01:38:00
Haydons Road01:15:00
Haywards Heath01:28:00
Hendon00:16:00
Herne Hill00:58:00
Horley01:24:00
Kentish Town00:29:00
Leagrave00:20:00
London Blackfriars00:36:00
London Bridge00:39:00
London St Pancras International00:26:30
Loughborough Junction00:53:00
Luton00:16:00
Luton Airport Parkway00:12:00
Mill Hill Broadway00:13:00
Mitcham Eastfields01:12:00
Mitcham Junction01:15:00
Morden South01:26:00
Preston Park01:43:00
Purley01:03:00
Radlett00:05:00
Redhill01:13:00
Salfords (Surrey)01:18:30
South Merton01:23:00
St Helier (London)01:28:00
Streatham (Greater London)01:07:00
Sutton (London)01:35:00
Sutton Common01:30:00
Three Bridges01:28:00
Tooting01:12:00
Tulse Hill01:03:00
West Hampstead Thameslink00:17:00
West Sutton01:33:00
Wimbledon01:18:00
Wimbledon Chase01:21:00
Wivelsfield01:32:00

How Wood (Hertfordshire) Station is 1.53 miles away.

Address: How Wood station, Hyde Lane, How Wood, Hertfordshire, AL2 2NG

How Wood (Hertfordshire) is situated on the Abbey Line and is managed by Grand Central North West.

How Wood (Hertfordshire) Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to How Wood (Hertfordshire) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bricket Wood00:03:00
Garston (Hertfordshire)00:06:00
Park Street00:03:00
St Albans Abbey00:05:30
Watford Junction00:10:30
Watford North00:08:00

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 15.68 Kilometres away Directions from The Close to London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 30.4 Kilometres away Directions from The Close to London Heathrow Airport
London City Airport is 37.8 Kilometres away Directions from The Close to London City Airport
London Stansted Airport is 44.88 Kilometres away Directions from The Close to London Stansted Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Kew Pier is 28.45 Kilometres away

Directions from The Close to Kew Pier

Savoy Pier is 30.03 Kilometres away

Directions from The Close to Savoy Pier

Embankment Pier is 30.11 Kilometres away

Directions from The Close to Embankment Pier

Festival Pier is 30.33 Kilometres away

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Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Close is approximately 0.44 miles from the A414

Junction: M25 J21A/A405(T)/A405 - 3.26 Km Away

Directions from The Close to M25 J21A/A405(T)/A405

Junction: M1 J6A/M25 J21 - 3.75 Km Away

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Junction: M1 J7/A414(T) - 3.84 Km Away

Directions from The Close to M1 J7/A414(T)

Junction: M1 J6/A405(T)/A405 - 4.5 Km Away

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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.02 (km)
Directions from The Close to de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre
Attraction Name: Redbourn Village Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.26 (km)
Directions from The Close to Redbourn Village Museum
Attraction Name: Mill Green Museum and Mill
Historic Properties
Distance: 10.42 (km)
Directions from The Close to Mill Green Museum and Mill
Attraction Name: Potters Bar Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 11.53 (km)
Directions from The Close to Potters Bar Museum