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Bishop's Close in St Albans

Bishop's Close is a Street in the Hertfordshire city of St Albans and measures approximately 129 metres long.

There is only one street named Bishop's Close making it unique in Great Britain.

Bishop's Close is within the area of St. Albans District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Sandridge.

Bishop's Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 37301678 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Bishop's Close is roughly 107.72 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 111.90 and the lowest point being 102.10. A change of 9.80 metres.

Bishop's Close is located within the county of Hertfordshire which is in the East of England region of the UK. 20.71 miles North West from the centre of London, 1.6 miles North East from the centre of St Albans, 8.61 miles South East from the centre of Luton and 21.45 miles East from the centre of Aylesbury.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for Bishop's Close

Sunrise05:03
Sunset20:50

Latest Weather Conditions for Bishop's Close

Observed at Weather Station:Rothamsted 17 May 2021 at 00:00 (3.15 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:9.5°C (92.2%)
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Budget Hotels near Bishop's Close St Albans

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn St Albans City Centre
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Address:Hatfield Business Park, Comet Way, Hatfield, AL10 0XR
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Bishop's Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
107.72102.10111.909.80

Frequently asked Questions for Bishop's Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Bishop's Close in?

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

What Parish Council is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the area of Sandridge Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the ward of Marshalswick North.

What County is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire.

What Constituency is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the constituency of St Albans.

What Part of the UK is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the Hertfordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is Bishop's Close in?

Bishop's Close is located within the Hertfordshire Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Bishop's Close

3 Bishops Close, St. Albans, St. Albans, AL4 9AR, 21 Bishops Close, St. Albans, St. Albans, AL4 9AR,
11 Bishops Close, St. Albans, AL4 9AR, 27 Bishops Close, St Albans, AL4 9AR,
11 Bishops Close, St. Albans, St. Albans, AL4 9AR, 29 Bishops Close, St Albans, AL4 9AR,
19 Bishops Close, St Albans, AL4 9AR, 31 Bishops Close, St. Albans, St. Albans, AL4 9AR,

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Location Details

Bishop's Close
Map showing the location of Bishop's Close
Latitude51.770119
Longitude-0.316219
OS Easting (X):516168
OS Northing (Y):209329
OS Grid Reference:TL162093

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishop's Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00120397
ONS Area NameMulti-Ethnic Professionals with Families
Average Age42.53
Area Population1658.00
Male Population788.00 (48%)
Female Population870.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants12 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01023709
LSOA Name:St Albans 008A
SOA Code:3d
SOA Name:Households in terraces and flats
MSOA Code:E02004931
MSOA Name:St Albans 008
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco St Albans Beech Rd Express
26-30 Beech Rd, St Albans, AL3 5AS
0345 675 7161
Distance: 0.37 Miles
Directions from Bishop's Close to Tesco St Albans Beech Rd Express
Sainsburys Marshalswick Local
185 Marshalswick Lane, St. Albans, England, AL1 4UZ
01727 834333
Distance: 0.62 Miles
Directions from Bishop's Close to Sainsburys Marshalswick Local
Tesco St Albans Jersey Farm Express
St Bredlades Place, Jersey Farm Estate, St Albans, AL4 9RG
0345 026 9165
Distance: 0.78 Miles
Directions from Bishop's Close to Tesco St Albans Jersey Farm Express
Tesco St Albans Hatfield Rd Express
95-97 Hatfield Rd, St Albans, AL1 4JL
0345 674 6428
Distance: 1.24 Miles
Directions from Bishop's Close to Tesco St Albans Hatfield Rd Express

 Telephone Information

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

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 St Albans
The Member of Parliament is Daisy Cooper
Details for the MP Daisy Cooper on parliament.uk
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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: Marshalswick North Ward
Parish: Sandridge Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Hertfordshire

Nearest Car Parks

The Quadrant Car Park
The Quadrant, Marshalswick, Hertfordshire
Marshalswick
AL4 9RB
Distance: 0.60 km (click for directions)
Open Sunday to Saturday 24 hours. Free parking
Telephone: 01727869593
Operated by: St Albans District Council
Townsend Avenue Car Park
Townsend Avenue, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 3HA
Distance: 1.16 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 08450507080
Operated by: National Car Parks Ltd
St Albans Station Car Park
Station Approach, Station Way, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 5HE
Distance: 1.34 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours. Cash card payment. Accessible spaces available.
Telephone: 08453194240
Operated by: Apcoa Parking (UK) Ltd
Bricket Road North Car Park
Bricket Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans
AL1 3JT
Distance: 1.39 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 08450507080
Operated by: National Car Parks Ltd
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Nearest Schools

Wheatfields Infants' and Nursery School
Distance: 0.2 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 08/10/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 321
Address: Wheatfields Infants' and Nursery School, Downes Road, AL4 9NT
Head: Miss Clare Cockburn (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop's Close to Wheatfields Infants' and Nursery School
Wheatfields Junior Mixed School
Distance: 0.2 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 07/02/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 357
Address: Wheatfields Junior Mixed School, Downes Road, AL4 9NT
Head: Mrs Janice Tearle (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop's Close to Wheatfields Junior Mixed School
Sandringham School
Distance: 0.36 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 07/01/2009)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 1478
Address: Sandringham School, The Ridgeway, AL4 9NX
Head: Mr Alan Gray (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop's Close to Sandringham School
Skyswood Primary & Nursery School
Distance: 0.59 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 12/12/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 231
Address: Skyswood Primary & Nursery School, Chandlers Road, AL4 9RS
Head: Mr Robert Bridle (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishop's Close to Skyswood Primary & Nursery School

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: 1.37 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to St Albans City Hospital
One Hatfield Hospital
Address: One Hatfield Hospital, 3 Hatfield Avenue, Hatfield, AL10 9UA,
NHS Sector
One Healthcare
Telephone: 01707 443333
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.42 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to One Hatfield Hospital
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Address: Carlton Road, Harpenden, AL5 4TA,
Independent Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 3.73 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Spire Harpenden Hospital
Address: Spire Harpenden Hospital, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01582 763191
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.43 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to Spire Harpenden Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Bishop's Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Bishop's Close
0.63 Dental Surgery 54 The Quadrant AL4 9RD
0.78 Jersey Farm Dental Practice The Health Centre 2a, St. Brelades Place AL4 9RG
0.99 High Oaks Dental Practice 26 High Oaks AL3 6DL
1.04 Dental Surgery 32 Woodstock Road North AL1 4QQ
1.16 Oasis Dental Care 9 Townsend Avenue AL1 3SL

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Bishop's Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Bishop's Close
0.74 Parkbury Surgery 18 Hopkins Crescent, Sandridge AL4 9DB tel:01727 847968
0.78 Jersey Farm Surgery 2 St. Brelade's Place AL4 9RG tel:01727 837498
1.21 Parkbury House Surgery St. Peters Street AL1 3HD tel:01727 851589
1.22 Grange Street Surgery 2 Grange Street AL3 5NF tel:01727 833550
1.30 Lodge,highfield & Redbourn Normandy Road AL3 5NP tel:01727 853107

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Bishop's Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Bishop's Close
0.37 Meera Pharmacy 4 Beech Road AL3 5AS
0.57 Quadrant Pharmacy 17 The Quadrant, Marshalswick AL4 9RB tel:01727 851013
0.78 Crescent Pharmacy Jersey Farm 7 St Brelades Place, Jersey Farm AL4 9RG tel:01727 847534
1.21 Jade Pharmacy Parkbury House, St. Peters Street AL1 3HD tel:01727 862857
1.25 Normandy Chemist 52 Waverley Road AL3 5PE tel:01727 851448

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Bishop's Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Bishop's Close
0.57 Charrington,cross,liversidge & Partners 47 The Quadrant, Marshalswick AL4 9RB
1.27 Enhanced Optician Services - St Albans 209 Hatfield Road AL1 4SY
1.31 Future Vision Opticians (hatfield) 244 Hatfield Road AL1 4SU
1.32 Luxottica Retail Uk Ltd Level 2, Verulam Point, Station Way AL1 5HE
1.35 Enhanced Optical Services 7 Ashley Road AL1 5DA

Nearest Libraries

Marshalswick Library
The Ridgeway, St Albans, AL49TU
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 0.62 Miles
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Directions from Bishop's Close to Marshalswick Library
St Albans Library
The Maltings, St Albans, AL13JQ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.6 Miles
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Wheathampstead Library
Memorial Hall, Marford Road, Wheathamstead, AL48AY
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.04 Miles
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London Colney Library
Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, AL21PU
Telephone: 0300123 4049
Distance: 3.34 Miles
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Directions from Bishop's Close to London Colney Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

St Albans City Station is 1.44 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 Bishop's 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

St Albans Abbey Station is 2.08 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 Bishop's 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 3.25 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 Bishop's 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

Harpenden Station is 3.45 miles away.

Address: Harpenden station, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4SP

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

Harpenden Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Bishop's Close to Harpenden Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abbey Wood01:20:00
Balcombe01:27:00
Bedford00:34:00
Brighton01:54:00
Burgess Hill01:40:00
Charlton01:09:00
Chatham02:06:00
City Thameslink00:35:00
Cricklewood00:28:00
Dartford01:32:00
Deptford00:59:00
Earlswood (Surrey)01:21:00
East Croydon01:01:00
Elephant & Castle00:53:30
Elstree & Borehamwood00:16:00
Farringdon00:37:00
Flitwick00:22:00
Gatwick Airport01:30:00
Gillingham (Kent)02:11:00
Gravesend01:47:00
Greenhithe for Bluewater01:38:00
Greenwich01:01:00
Harlington (Bedfordshire)00:18:00
Hassocks01:43:30
Haywards Heath01:34:00
Hendon00:23:00
Higham01:53:00
Horley01:30:30
Kentish Town00:36:00
Leagrave00:14:00
London Blackfriars00:42:00
London Bridge00:45:00
London St Pancras International00:33:00
Luton00:10:00
Luton Airport Parkway00:05:00
Maze Hill01:04:00
Mill Hill Broadway00:20:00
Northfleet01:43:00
Norwood Junction00:54:00
Plumstead01:17:00
Preston Park01:49:00
Purley01:09:00
Radlett00:12:00
Redhill01:20:00
Rochester02:02:00
Salfords (Surrey)01:25:00
Slade Green01:26:00
St Albans City00:06:00
Stone Crossing01:36:00
Strood (Kent)01:59:00
Swanscombe01:41:00
Three Bridges01:35:00
West Hampstead Thameslink00:23:00
Westcombe Park01:06:00
Wivelsfield01:37:00
Woolwich Arsenal01:14:00

Nearest Airports

London Heathrow Airport is 21.26 miles away Directions from Bishop's Close to London Heathrow Airport
London City Airport is 24.16 miles away Directions from Bishop's Close to London City Airport
London Stansted Airport is 25.99 miles away Directions from Bishop's Close to London Stansted Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Savoy Pier is 19.92 miles away

Directions from Bishop's Close to Savoy Pier

Embankment Pier is 19.98 miles away

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Blackfriars Pier is 20.06 miles away

Directions from Bishop's Close to Blackfriars Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: A1(M) J3/A414/A1001 - 3.27 Miles Away

Directions from Bishop's Close to A1(M) J3/A414/A1001

Junction: A1(M) J2/A1001 - 3.9 Miles Away

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Junction: A1(M) J4/A414/A1001/A6129 - 4.03 Miles Away

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Junction: M1 J7/A414(T) - 4.06 Miles Away

Directions from Bishop's Close to M1 J7/A414(T)

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Redbourn Village Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to Redbourn Village Museum
Attraction Name: de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.49 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre
Attraction Name: Mill Green Museum and Mill
Historic Properties
Distance: 4.8 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to Mill Green Museum and Mill
Attraction Name: Shaw's Corner
Historic Properties
Distance: 4.97 (miles)
Directions from Bishop's Close to Shaw's Corner
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