The Strood near West Mersea

The Strood is a Street near the Essex town of West Mersea and measures approximately 1,358 metres long.

The Strood crosses the following postcode sectors:

The average house in The Strood sells for £385,000.00

There is only one street named The Strood making it unique in Great Britain.

The Strood 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 The Strood is roughly 3.07 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 5.40 and the lowest point being 2.00. A change of 3.40 metres.

Average House Prices for The Strood
YearSalesAverage House Price
20181£385,000.

The Strood is located within the county of Essex which is in the East of England region of the UK. 48.67 miles North East from the centre of London, 19.51 miles East from the centre of Chelmsford, 20.46 miles South West from the centre of Ipswich and 36.78 miles North from the centre of Canterbury.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Strood

Sunrise05:36
Sunset20:24

Latest Weather Conditions for The Strood

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 12 August 2020 at 09:00 (17.39 miles away)
Current Weather:Sunny day
Temperature and Humidity:28.0°C (58.3%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NW (3 mph)

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Budget Hotels near The Strood West Mersea

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Colchester Town Centre Castle
Address:St Peters Street
Telephone: Learn More
6.47
2: Name:Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue A133
Address:Cowdray Avenue
Telephone: Learn More
6.80
3: Name:Premier Inn Colchester A12
Address:Ipswich Road
Telephone: Learn More
8.31
4: Name:Premier Inn Clacton On Sea North Colchester Road
Address:Crown Green Roundabout
Telephone: Learn More
8.70
5: Name:Travelodge Colchester Feering
Address:A12 London Road Northbound, Feering, Colchester, CO5 9EL
Telephone:0871 984 6029 Learn More
8.71

Buying a House in The Strood? View our Mortgage Examples

Mortgage Calculator for the Lowest Priced Property on The Strood
Total Price of Property£385,000
Minimum Deposit£19,250.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,122.92
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,927.40
Mortgage Calculator for the Highest Priced Property on The Strood
Total Price of Property£385,000
Minimum Deposit£19,250.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,122.92
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,927.40
Mortgage Calculator for the Average Priced Property on The Strood
Total Price of Property£385,000
Minimum Deposit£19,250.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,122.92
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,927.40
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Strood above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
3.072.005.403.40

Frequently asked Questions for The Strood

What Council (Local Authority) is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the local authority area of Colchester Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the area of West Mersea Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the ward of Mersea and Pyefleet.

What County is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the ceremonial county of Essex.

What Constituency is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the constituency of Harwich and North Essex.

What Part of the UK is The Strood in?

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

What County Council area is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the Essex Council area.

What Police Force area is The Strood in?

The Strood is located within the Essex Police area.

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Location Details

The Strood
Map showing the location of The Strood
Latitude51.799954
Longitude0.916372
OS Easting (X):601062
OS Northing (Y):215329
OS Grid Reference:TM011153

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Strood

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00110390
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
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: 1.48 Miles
Directions from The Strood to Tesco West Mersea Express
Tesco Brightlingsea Express
44-45 Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Colchester, CO7 0AB
0345 026 9383
Distance: 4.7 Miles
Directions from The Strood to Tesco Brightlingsea Express
Sainsburys Colchester Layer Road Local
1 Layer Road, Colchester, England, CO2 7HN
1206546708
Distance: 5.68 Miles
Directions from The Strood to Sainsburys Colchester Layer Road Local
Tesco Colchester Magdalen Express
Magdalen St, Colchester, CO1 2LA
0345 610 2954
Distance: 5.87 Miles
Directions from The Strood to Tesco Colchester Magdalen Express

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01206 - Colchester

 Recent House Sales in The Strood

AddressMILL COTTAGE The Strood, , Essex, CO5 7QL.
Sale DateThu 20 Sep 2018
Sale Price£385,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Colchester Borough Council
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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
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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

Barfield Road Car Park
Barfield Road, Colchester, Essex
Colchester
CO5 8QX
Distance: 1.50 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Coast Road Car Park
Coast Road, West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea
CO5 8PA
Distance: 1.63 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
High Street Car Park
High Street, West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea
CO5 8LT
Distance: 1.65 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: 01206282700
Operated by: Colchester Borough Council
Willoughby Avenue Car Park
Willoughby Avenue, West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea
CO5 8AU
Distance: 1.85 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

Nearest Schools

Mersea Island School
Distance: 1.59 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 The Strood to Mersea Island School
Langenhoe Community Primary School and Pre-School
Distance: 2.18 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 The Strood to Langenhoe Community Primary School and Pre-School
Fingringhoe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Distance: 3.35 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 26/02/2018)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 96
Address: Fingringhoe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Church Road, Fingringhoe, CO5 7BN
Head: Ms Suzy Ryan (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Strood to Fingringhoe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Cherry Tree Academy
Distance: 3.91 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 24/05/2018)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 166
Address: Cherry Tree Academy, Holt Drive, Mersea Road, CO2 0BG
Head: Mr James Gough ()
Directions from The Strood to Cherry Tree Academy

Nearest Hospitals

Essex County Hospital
Address: Lexden Road, Colchester, CO3 3NB,
NHS Sector
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01206 747474
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Distance: 6.13 (miles)
Directions from The Strood 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: 7.4 (miles)
Directions from The Strood 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: 7.65 (miles)
Directions from The Strood 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: 7.65 (miles)
Directions from The Strood to Turner Diagnostic Centre

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Strood

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Strood
1.50 West Mersea Dental Practice 32a Kingsland Road, West Mersea CO5 8RA
4.49 Natrelles 6 Manor Parade, Park Drive, Brightlingsea CO7 0UD
4.55 Mersea Road Dental Surgery 306 Mersea Road CO2 8QY
4.64 Colne View Dental Surgery 53 Ladysmith Avenue, Brightlingsea CO7 0JD
4.84 Brightling Sea Dental Practice 36 High Street, Brightlingsea CO7 0AQ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Strood

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
1.50 West Mersea Surgery 32 Kingsland Road, West Mersea CO5 8RA tel:01206 382015
3.84 Malting Green Surgery 64 Malting Green Road, Layer-de-la-haye CO2 0JJ
4.17 Rowhedge Surgery 7 Rectory Road, Rowhedge CO5 7HP tel:01206 728585
4.32 Wivenhoe Surgery Wivenhoe Medical Centre, Phillip Road, Wivenhoe CO7 9BA tel:01206 824447
4.54 Colne Medical Centre 40 Station Road, Brightlingsea CO7 0DT tel:01206 302522

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Strood

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
1.51 Island Pharmacy 4 & 5 Kingsway, Barfield Road, West Mersea CO5 8QT tel:01206 615113
1.51 Boots 37 Barfield Road, West Mersea CO5 8QX tel:01206 382850
1.67 Care Pharmacy 6 Yorick Road, West Mersea CO5 8HT tel:01206 381673
4.32 Mersea Road Pharmacy 358 Mersea Road CO2 8RB tel:01206 576915
4.51 Tollesbury Pharmacy 12a East Street, Tollesbury CM9 8QD tel:01621 860511

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Strood

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Strood
1.51 Patrick & Menzies (west Mersea) 2 Barfield Road, West Mersea CO5 8QT
4.50 Wivenhoe Eyecare & Contact Lens Centre 1 Belle Vue Road, Wivenhoe CO7 9LE
4.50 Wivenhoe Eyes Open 1 Belle Vue Road, Wivenhoe CO7 9LE
4.58 Patrick & Menzies (brightlingsea) 10 Station Road, Brightlingsea CO7 0BT
6.13 Premiere Opticians 35b Sir Isaacs Walk CO1 1JJ

Nearest Libraries

West Mersea
13 High Street, Colchester, CO58QA
Telephone: 0845 603 7628
Distance: 1.62 Miles
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Directions from The Strood to West Mersea
Wivenhoe
104/6 High Street, Wivenhoe, CO79AB
Telephone: 0845 603 7628
Distance: 4.4 Miles
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Directions from The Strood to Wivenhoe
Prettygate
Prettygate Road, Colchester, CO34EQ
Telephone: 01206 563700
Distance: 5.95 Miles
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Directions from The Strood to Prettygate
Colchester
Trinity Square, Colchester, CO11JB
Telephone: 01206 245900
Distance: 6.16 Miles
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Directions from The Strood to Colchester

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Wivenhoe Station is 4.26 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 The Strood 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 5.07 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 The Strood 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 5.94 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 The Strood 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 6.00 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 The Strood 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 18.4 miles away Directions from The Strood to London Southend Airport
London Stansted Airport is 28.69 miles away Directions from The Strood to London Stansted Airport
Kent International Airport is 36.64 miles away Directions from The Strood to Kent International Airport
London City Airport is 42.39 miles away Directions from The Strood to London City Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Point Clear Ferry Landing is 4.49 miles away

Directions from The Strood to Point Clear Ferry Landing

Brightlingsea Ferry Landing is 4.61 miles away

Directions from The Strood to Brightlingsea Ferry Landing

Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 12.83 miles away

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Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 13.28 miles away

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Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Strood is approximately miles from the

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Mersea Island Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 1.73 (miles)
Directions from The Strood to Mersea Island Museum
Attraction Name: Layer Marney Tower
Historic Properties
Distance: 5.34 (miles)
Directions from The Strood to Layer Marney Tower
Attraction Name: Colchester Zoo
Wildlife
Distance: 5.61 (miles)
Directions from The Strood to Colchester Zoo
Attraction Name: Feering & Kelvedon Local History Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 9.6 (miles)
Directions from The Strood to Feering & Kelvedon Local History Museum