Empress Drive in West Mersea CO5 8BN

Empress Drive is a Street in the Essex town of West Mersea with the postcode of CO5 8BN and measures approximately 198 metres long.

The average house in Empress Drive sells for £388,333.33

There are 9 other streets named Empress Drive in Great Britain.

Empress Drive is within the area of Colchester Borough Council Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is West Mersea.

The average elevation of Empress Drive is roughly 16.47 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 17.00 and the lowest point being 16.20. A change of 0.80 metres.

Average House Prices for Empress Drive
YearSalesAverage House Price
20182£425,000.
20161£315,000.

Empress Drive is located within the county of Essex which is in the East of England region of the UK. 48.43 miles North East from the centre of London, 19.64 miles East from the centre of Chelmsford, 21.65 miles South West from the centre of Ipswich and 35.14 miles North from the centre of Canterbury.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Empress Drive, CO5 8BN

Sunrise05:25
Sunset20:37

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CO5 8BN

Latest Weather Conditions for Empress Drive, CO5 8BN

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 4 August 2020 at 23:00 (15.96 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:16.8°C (67.1%)
Wind Direction and Speed:WSW (13 mph)

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Budget Hotels near Empress Drive West Mersea

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Colchester Town Centre Castle
Address:St Peters Street
Telephone: Learn More
8.10
2: Name:Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue A133
Address:Cowdray Avenue
Telephone: Learn More
8.43
3: Name:Premier Inn Clacton On Sea North Colchester Road
Address:Crown Green Roundabout
Telephone: Learn More
9.24
4: Name:Premier Inn Clacton On Sea Seafront
Address:Marine Parade West
Telephone: Learn More
9.41
5: Name:Travelodge Clacton on Sea Central
Address:Jackson House, 45 Jackson Rd, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1JA
Telephone:0871 984 6433 Learn More
9.60

Buying a House in Empress Drive? View our Mortgage Examples

Mortgage Calculator for the Lowest Priced Property on Empress Drive
Total Price of Property£315,000
Minimum Deposit£15,750.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£918.75
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,576.96
Mortgage Calculator for the Highest Priced Property on Empress Drive
Total Price of Property£440,000
Minimum Deposit£22,000.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,283.33
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£2,202.74
Mortgage Calculator for the Average Priced Property on Empress Drive
Total Price of Property£388,333
Minimum Deposit£19,416.67
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,132.64
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,944.09

Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Empress Drive above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
16.4716.2017.000.80

Frequently asked Questions for Empress Drive

What Council (Local Authority) is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the local authority area of Colchester Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the area of West Mersea Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the ward of Mersea and Pyefleet.

What County is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the ceremonial county of Essex.

What Constituency is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the constituency of Harwich and North Essex.

What Part of the UK is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the Essex Council area.

What Police Force area is Empress Drive in?

Empress Drive is located within the Essex Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Empress Drive

Empress Drive, Colchester, West Mersea, CO5 8BN,

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Location Details

Empress Drive
Map showing the location of Empress Drive
Latitude51.777027
Longitude0.926588
OS Easting (X):601868
OS Northing (Y):212808
OS Grid Reference:TM019128

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Empress Drive

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00110381
ONS Area NameDetached Retirement Living
Average Age48.34
Area Population1501.00
Male Population726.00 (48%)
Female Population775.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants12 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01021733
LSOA Name:Colchester 021C
SOA Code:2b
SOA Name:Prospering countryside life
MSOA Code:E02004526
MSOA Name:Colchester 021

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco West Mersea Express
Griffon Garage, 1 Barfield Rd, West Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8QT
0345 675 7110
Distance: 0.59 Miles
Directions from Empress Drive to Tesco West Mersea Express
Tesco Brightlingsea Express
44-45 Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Colchester, CO7 0AB
0345 026 9383
Distance: 4.82 Miles
Directions from Empress Drive to Tesco Brightlingsea Express
Sainsburys Colchester Layer Road Local
1 Layer Road, Colchester, England, CO2 7HN
1206546708
Distance: 7.32 Miles
Directions from Empress Drive to Sainsburys Colchester Layer Road Local
Tesco Colchester Hythe Superstore
Greenstead Rd, Colchester, CO1 2TE
0345 677 9177
Distance: 7.47 Miles
Directions from Empress Drive to Tesco Colchester Hythe Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01206 - Colchester

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Greater than 2 Mbps 14.7 15.9 20.6 N 12

 Recent House Sales in Empress Drive

Address7 Empress Drive, , Essex, CO5 8BN.
Sale DateFri 12 Oct 2018
Sale Price£410,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold
AddressWISTERIA, 15 Empress Drive, , Essex, CO5 8BN.
Sale DateThu 13 Sep 2018
Sale Price£440,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address9 Empress Drive, , Essex, CO5 8BN.
Sale DateTue 02 Aug 2016
Sale Price£315,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Colchester Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG
Send email
Telephone Number: 01206 282 222
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Bernard Jenkin
Details for the MP Bernard Jenkin on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Bernard Jenkin won with a majority of 20,182 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 74,153
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Mersea and Pyefleet Ward
Parish: West Mersea Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Essex
County Council: Essex Council

Nearest Car Parks

Victoria Esplanade Car Park
Victoria Esplanade, West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea
CO5 8BP
Distance: 0.22 km (click for directions)
Blue Badges holders free parking for up to 3 hours -in any bay, when correctly displaying badge & clock . Motorcycles may park free of charge. Beach Hut Owners can apply for a free permit through West Mersea Beach Hut Association.
Telephone: 01206282316
Operated by: Colchester Borough Council
Willoughby Avenue Car Park
Willoughby Avenue, West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea
CO5 8AU
Distance: 0.23 km (click for directions)
Blue Badge holders FREE up to 3 hours -in any bay, when correctly displaying badge and clock. Motorcycles may park free of charge.
Telephone: 01206282316
Operated by: Colchester Borough Council
Seaview Avenue Car Park
Seaview Avenue, West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea
CO5 8BX
Distance: 0.30 km (click for directions)
Blue Badges holders free parking for up to 3 hours -in any bay, when correctly displaying badge & clock . Motorcycles may park free of charge.
Telephone: 01206282316
Operated by: Colchester Borough Council
Barfield Road Car Park
Barfield Road, Colchester, Essex
Colchester
CO5 8QX
Distance: 0.41 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown

Nearest Schools

Mersea Island School
Distance: 0.36 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 09/09/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 438
Address: Mersea Island School, Barfield Road, West Mersea, CO5 8QX
Head: Mrs Tania Wright (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Empress Drive to Mersea Island School
St Cedd's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 3.77 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 20/06/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 129
Address: St Cedd's Church of England Primary School, East End Road, Bradwell-on-Sea, CM0 7PY
Head: Mrs Lyndsey Wood (Executive Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Empress Drive to St Cedd's Church of England Primary School
Langenhoe Community Primary School and Pre-School
Distance: 3.82 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 01/05/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 170
Address: Langenhoe Community Primary School and Pre-School, Bracken Way, Abberton, CO5 7PG
Head: Mrs Sarah Stevenson (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Empress Drive to Langenhoe Community Primary School and Pre-School
Tollesbury School
Distance: 4.1 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 12/06/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 212
Address: Tollesbury School, East Street, Tollesbury, CM9 8QE
Head: Mrs Kate Garnett (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Empress Drive to Tollesbury School

Nearest Hospitals

Essex County Hospital
Address: Lexden Road, Colchester, CO3 3NB,
NHS Sector
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01206 747474
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.77 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Essex County Hospital
Oaks Hospital
Address: Oaks Place, Mile End Road, Colchester, CO4 5XR,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01206 753264
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.03 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Oaks Hospital
Colchester General Hospital
Address: Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JL,
NHS Sector
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01206 747474
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.27 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Colchester General Hospital
Turner Diagnostic Centre
Address: Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JL,
Independent Sector
Alliance Medical
Telephone: 01206 744 222
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.27 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Turner Diagnostic Centre

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Empress Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Empress Drive
0.32 West Mersea Dental Practice 32a Kingsland Road, West Mersea CO5 8RA
4.72 Natrelles 6 Manor Parade, Park Drive, Brightlingsea CO7 0UD
4.80 Colne View Dental Surgery 53 Ladysmith Avenue, Brightlingsea CO7 0JD
4.93 Brightling Sea Dental Practice 36 High Street, Brightlingsea CO7 0AQ
6.17 Mersea Road Dental Surgery 306 Mersea Road CO2 8QY

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Empress Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.32 West Mersea Surgery 32 Kingsland Road, West Mersea CO5 8RA tel:01206 382015
4.26 The Tollesbury Practice The Surgery, 25 High Street, Tollesbury CM9 8RG tel:01621 869204
4.65 Colne Medical Centre 40 Station Road, Brightlingsea CO7 0DT tel:01206 302522
5.39 Malting Green Surgery 64 Malting Green Road, Layer-de-la-haye CO2 0JJ
5.63 Rowhedge Surgery 7 Rectory Road, Rowhedge CO5 7HP tel:01206 728585

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Empress Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.40 Boots 37 Barfield Road, West Mersea CO5 8QX tel:01206 382850
0.55 Island Pharmacy 4 & 5 Kingsway, Barfield Road, West Mersea CO5 8QT tel:01206 615113
0.61 Care Pharmacy 6 Yorick Road, West Mersea CO5 8HT tel:01206 381673
4.13 Tollesbury Pharmacy 12a East Street, Tollesbury CM9 8QD tel:01621 860511
4.83 Boots 52 Victoria Place CO7 0AB tel:01206 302029

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Empress Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Empress Drive
0.55 Patrick & Menzies (west Mersea) 2 Barfield Road, West Mersea CO5 8QT
4.68 Patrick & Menzies (brightlingsea) 10 Station Road, Brightlingsea CO7 0BT
5.85 Wivenhoe Eyecare & Contact Lens Centre 1 Belle Vue Road, Wivenhoe CO7 9LE
5.85 Wivenhoe Eyes Open 1 Belle Vue Road, Wivenhoe CO7 9LE
7.76 David J Russell Opticians 100 Church Road, Tiptree CO5 0AB

Nearest Libraries

West Mersea
13 High Street, Colchester, CO58QA
Telephone: 0845 603 7628
Distance: 0.66 Miles
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Directions from Empress Drive to West Mersea
Wivenhoe
104/6 High Street, Wivenhoe, CO79AB
Telephone: 0845 603 7628
Distance: 5.75 Miles
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Directions from Empress Drive to Wivenhoe
Prettygate
Prettygate Road, Colchester, CO34EQ
Telephone: 01206 563700
Distance: 7.58 Miles
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Directions from Empress Drive to Prettygate
Colchester
Trinity Square, Colchester, CO11JB
Telephone: 01206 245900
Distance: 7.79 Miles
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Directions from Empress Drive to Colchester

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Wivenhoe Station is 5.64 miles away.

Address: Wivenhoe station, Station Road, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9DJ

Wivenhoe is situated on the Sunshine Coast (Tendring Hundred) Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Wivenhoe Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Empress Drive to Wivenhoe Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alresford (Essex)00:04:00
Chelmsford00:33:00
Clacton-on-Sea00:23:00
Colchester00:10:00
Colchester Town00:13:00
Frinton-on-Sea00:31:00
Great Bentley00:08:00
Hythe (Essex)00:04:00
Ingatestone00:38:30
Kirby Cross00:28:00
London Liverpool Street01:10:00
Marks Tey00:16:30
Shenfield00:45:00
Stratford (London)01:01:30
Thorpe-le-Soken00:14:00
Walton-on-the-Naze00:35:00
Weeley00:11:00
Witham00:23:00

Alresford (Essex) Station is 6.10 miles away.

Address: Alresford station, Station Road, Alresford, Essex, CO7 8AA

Alresford (Essex) is situated on the Sunshine Coast (Tendring Hundred) Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Alresford (Essex) Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Empress Drive to Alresford (Essex) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Chelmsford00:40:00
Clacton-on-Sea00:22:00
Colchester00:18:00
Colchester Town00:16:30
Frinton-on-Sea00:27:00
Great Bentley00:04:00
Hythe (Essex)00:08:00
Kirby Cross00:24:00
London Liverpool Street01:17:00
Marks Tey00:22:00
Shenfield00:51:00
Stratford (London)01:09:00
Thorpe-le-Soken00:12:30
Walton-on-the-Naze00:31:00
Weeley00:07:00
Witham00:31:00
Wivenhoe00:04:00

Hythe (Essex) Station is 7.51 miles away.

Address: Hythe station, Station Road, Hythe, Essex, CO2 8JR

Hythe (Essex) is situated on the Sunshine Coast (Tendring Hundred) Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Hythe (Essex) Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Empress Drive to Hythe (Essex) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alresford (Essex)00:08:00
Chelmsford00:30:00
Clacton-on-Sea00:27:30
Colchester00:07:00
Colchester Town00:09:00
Frinton-on-Sea00:35:00
Great Bentley00:12:00
Kelvedon00:17:00
Kirby Cross00:32:00
London Liverpool Street01:08:30
Marks Tey00:13:00
Shenfield00:42:00
Stratford (London)01:00:00
Thorpe-le-Soken00:19:00
Walton-on-the-Naze00:39:00
Weeley00:15:00
Witham00:24:00
Wivenhoe00:04:00

Colchester Town Station is 7.63 miles away.

Address: Colchester Town station, St. Botolphs Circus, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7EF

Colchester Town is situated on the Sunshine Coast (Tendring Hundred) Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Colchester Town Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Empress Drive to Colchester Town Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alresford (Essex)00:12:00
Chelmsford00:38:30
Colchester00:08:00
Frinton-on-Sea00:39:00
Great Bentley00:16:00
Hythe (Essex)00:04:00
Kelvedon00:22:00
Kirby Cross00:36:00
London Liverpool Street01:14:00
Marks Tey00:15:00
Romford01:00:00
Shenfield00:51:00
Stratford (London)01:06:00
Thorpe-le-Soken00:30:00
Walton-on-the-Naze00:43:00
Weeley00:19:00
Witham00:28:30
Wivenhoe00:08:00

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 17.28 miles away Directions from Empress Drive to London Southend Airport
London Stansted Airport is 29.51 miles away Directions from Empress Drive to London Stansted Airport
Kent International Airport is 35.06 miles away Directions from Empress Drive to Kent International Airport
London City Airport is 42.05 miles away Directions from Empress Drive to London City Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Point Clear Ferry Landing is 4.42 miles away

Directions from Empress Drive to Point Clear Ferry Landing

Brightlingsea Ferry Landing is 4.6 miles away

Directions from Empress Drive to Brightlingsea Ferry Landing

Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 11.51 miles away

Directions from Empress Drive to Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing

Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 12.04 miles away

Directions from Empress Drive to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Empress Drive is approximately 8.47 miles from the A12

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Mersea Island Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 0.64 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Mersea Island Museum
Attraction Name: Layer Marney Tower
Historic Properties
Distance: 6.38 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Layer Marney Tower
Attraction Name: Colchester Zoo
Wildlife
Distance: 7.16 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Colchester Zoo
Attraction Name: Feering & Kelvedon Local History Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 10.49 (miles)
Directions from Empress Drive to Feering & Kelvedon Local History Museum