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The Guards in Folkestone

The Guards is a Street in the Kent town of Folkestone and measures approximately 81 metres long.

The average house in The Guards sells for £205,029.06

There are 2 other streets named The Guards in Great Britain.

The Guards is within the area of Folkestone and Hythe District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Folkestone.

The Guards has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 34503349 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Guards is roughly 62.83 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 63.10 and the lowest point being 62.30. A change of 0.80 metres.

Average House Prices for The Guards
YearSalesAverage House Price
20181£169,995.
201715£207,365.

The Guards is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 61 miles South East from the centre of London, 13.56 miles South from the centre of Canterbury, 29.61 miles South East from the centre of Maidstone and 50.91 miles East from the centre of Lewes.

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

Sunrise07:34
Sunset17:43

Latest Weather Conditions for The Guards

Observed at Weather Station:Langdon Bay 24 October 2020 at 19:00 (9.85 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:15.4°C (86.8%)
Wind Direction and Speed:S (37 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Guards Folkestone

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Holiday Inn Express Folkestone Channel Tunnel
Address:Cheriton High Street
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0.59
2: Name:Premier Inn Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
Address:Cherry Garden Lane
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1.14
3: Name:Premier Inn Dover - A20
Address:Folkestone Road
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5.72
4: Name:Travelodge Dover
Address:Unit 8 St James St, Dover, CT16 1QD
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8.43
5: Name:Premier Inn Dover Central - Eastern Ferry Terminal
Address:Marine Parade
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8.56
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Mortgage Calculator for the Lowest Priced Property on The Guards
Total Price of Property£163,500
Minimum Deposit£8,175.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£476.88
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£818.52
Mortgage Calculator for the Highest Priced Property on The Guards
Total Price of Property£271,500
Minimum Deposit£13,575.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£791.88
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,359.19
Mortgage Calculator for the Average Priced Property on The Guards
Total Price of Property£205,029
Minimum Deposit£10,251.45
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£598.00
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,026.42

Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Guards above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
62.8362.3063.100.80

Frequently asked Questions for The Guards

What Council (Local Authority) is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the local authority area of Shepway District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the area of Folkestone Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the ward of Cheriton.

What County is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the constituency of Folkestone and Hythe.

What Part of the UK is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is The Guards in?

The Guards is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for The Guards

The Guards, Folkestone, CT20 3TF,
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Location Details

The Guards
Map showing the location of The Guards
Latitude51.084774
Longitude1.134375
OS Easting (X):619492
OS Northing (Y):136449
OS Grid Reference:TR195364

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Guards

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00124331
ONS Area NameMulti-Ethnic Professionals with Families
Average Age33.76
Area Population1787.00
Male Population892.00 (50%)
Female Population895.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants20 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024495
LSOA Name:Shepway 005D
SOA Code:3d
SOA Name:Households in terraces and flats
MSOA Code:E02005106
MSOA Name:Shepway 005
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Folkestone Superstore
Cheriton High St, Folkestone, CT19 4QJ
0345 677 9273
Distance: 0.44 Miles
Directions from The Guards to Tesco Folkestone Superstore
Morrisons Folkestone
148 Cheriton Road, Folkestone CT19 5JS
01303 251587
Distance: 1.15 Miles
Directions from The Guards to Morrisons Folkestone
Sainsburys West Park Farm
Park Farm Retail Park, Park Farm Road, Folkestone, England, CT19 5GA
01303 850810
Distance: 1.52 Miles
Directions from The Guards to Sainsburys West Park Farm
Tesco Folkestone Bouverie Rd Express
1-3 Castle House, Bouverie Rd W, Folkestone, CT20 2SZ
0345 026 9917
Distance: 1.71 Miles
Directions from The Guards to Tesco Folkestone Bouverie Rd Express

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01303 - Folkestone
Area Code: 01304 - Dover

 Recent House Sales in The Guards

AddressFLAT 2 PIPER HOUSE The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 19 Jan 2018
Sale Price£169,995
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
AddressFLAT 4 PIPER HOUSE The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateWed 29 Nov 2017
Sale Price£163,995
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
AddressFLAT 3 PIPER HOUSE The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 01 Dec 2017
Sale Price£164,500
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
AddressFLAT 5 PIPER HOUSE The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 01 Dec 2017
Sale Price£165,500
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
Address2 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 27 Oct 2017
Sale Price£234,995
Type of PropertySemi-Detached
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address6 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 06 Oct 2017
Sale Price£256,995
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
AddressFLAT 6 PIPER HOUSE The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 01 Dec 2017
Sale Price£165,500
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
AddressFLAT 1 PIPER HOUSE The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 01 Dec 2017
Sale Price£163,500
Type of PropertyFlat or Maisonette
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Leasehold
Address7 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 30 Jun 2017
Sale Price£203,995
Type of PropertyTerraced
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address1 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 30 Jun 2017
Sale Price£207,500
Type of PropertyTerraced
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address9 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateMon 17 Jul 2017
Sale Price£207,500
Type of PropertyTerraced
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address3 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 30 Jun 2017
Sale Price£203,500
Type of PropertyTerraced
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address5 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 30 Jun 2017
Sale Price£203,995
Type of PropertyTerraced
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address4 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 27 Oct 2017
Sale Price£234,995
Type of PropertySemi-Detached
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address10 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 20 Oct 2017
Sale Price£262,500
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address8 The Guards, Kent, CT20 3TF.
Sale DateFri 06 Oct 2017
Sale Price£271,500
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyNew Build
Type of Tenure:Freehold

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Shepway District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY
Send email
Telephone Number: 01303 853 000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Damian Collins
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In the 2019 General Election Damian Collins won with a majority of 21,337 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 88,272
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Cheriton Ward
Parish: Folkestone Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent
County Council: Kent Council

Nearest Car Parks

Broomfield Road Car Park
Broomfield Road, Cheriton, Kent
Cheriton
CT19 4DE
Distance: 0.39 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Weymouth Road Car Park
Weymouth Road, Folkestone, Kent
Folkestone
CT19 4LS
Distance: 0.43 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01303853380
Operated by: Shepway District Council
Golden Valley Car Park
Digby Road, Folkestone, Kent
Folkestone
CT20 3NE
Distance: 0.51 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01303853380
Operated by: Shepway District Council
Wilberforce Road Car Park
Wilberforce Road, Sandgate, Kent
Sandgate
CT20 3DD
Distance: 0.82 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
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Nearest Schools

Cheriton Primary School
Distance: 0.21 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/02/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 454
Address: Cheriton Primary School, Church Road, CT20 3EP
Head: Ms Angela Maxted (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Guards to Cheriton Primary School
All Soul's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.39 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 22/04/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Address: All Soul's Church of England Primary School, Stanley Road, CT19 4LG
Head: Mrs Lisa Ransley (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Guards to All Soul's Church of England Primary School
Folkestone, St Martin's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.41 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 18/05/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 210
Address: Folkestone, St Martin's Church of England Primary School, Horn Street, CT20 3JJ
Head: Mrs Elizabeth Carter (Executive Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Guards to Folkestone, St Martin's Church of England Primary School
Harcourt Primary School
Distance: 0.68 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 19/04/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 182
Address: Harcourt Primary School, Biggins Wood Road, CT19 4NE
Head: Mr Anthony Silk (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Guards to Harcourt Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone
Address: Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, CT19 5BN,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01303 850202
Distance: 1.63 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone
Buckland Hospital
Address: Buckland Hospital, Coombe Valley Road, Dover, CT17 0HD,
NHS Sector
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01304 222510
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.59 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to Buckland Hospital
Cedar House Hospital
Address: Cedar House, Dover Road, Barham, Canterbury, CT4 6PW,
NHS Sector
The Huntercombe Group
Telephone: 01227 833700
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.29 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to Cedar House Hospital
William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)
Address: Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, TN24 0LZ,
NHS Sector
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01233 633331
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 10.24 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Guards

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Guards
0.45 Dental Surgery 55 Cheriton High Street CT19 4EZ
0.56 Folkestone Dental Centre North Road, Shorncliffe CT20 3HF
1.63 The Dental Care Centre 16 Shorncliffe Road CT20 2SF
1.72 Dental Surgery 37 Manor Road CT20 2SE
1.90 Total Dental Care 92 Sandgate Road CT20 2BE

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Guards

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.54 White House Surgery 1 Cheriton High Street CT19 4PU tel:01303 275434
1.21 Sandgate Road 180 Sandgate Road CT20 2HN tel:01303 851241
1.66 Central 86 Cheriton Road CT20 2QH tel:01303 220707
1.72 Park Farm 1 Alder Road CT19 5BZ tel:01303 851021
1.72 Manor Clinic 31 Manor Road CT20 2SE tel:01303 851122

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Guards

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.43 Tesco Pharmacy Tesco Stores Ltd, Cheriton High Street CT19 4QJ tel:01303 719447
0.52 Paydens Pharmacy 38 Cheriton High Street CT19 4ET tel:01303 275625
0.59 Taylors Pharmacy 362-364 Cheriton Road CT19 4DX tel:01303 275444
1.21 Lloydspharmacy 180 Sandgate Road CT20 2HN tel:01303 220790
1.54 Lloydspharmacy Sainsburys, West Park Farm CT19 5GA

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Guards

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Guards
1.54 West Park Farm Specsavers Limited Park Farm Retail Park, Park Farm Road, Park Farm Industrial Estate CT19 5GA
1.84 Cargills Opticians (folkestone) 122 Sandgate Road CT20 2BW tel:01303 220677
1.85 Chris Adams Opticians Ltd 17 Cheriton Place CT20 2AY
1.92 Boots Opticians (folkestone) 78 Sandgate Road CT20 2AA
1.97 Specsavers (folkestone) 6 Alexandra Gardens CT20 1SS

Nearest Libraries

Cheriton Library
Cheriton High Street, Shepway, CT194HB
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 0.43 Miles
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Directions from The Guards to Cheriton Library
Sandgate Library
James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street Sandgate, Folkestone, CT203RR
Telephone: 01303 248563
Distance: 0.98 Miles
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Directions from The Guards to Sandgate Library
Folkestone Library
2 Grace Hill, Folkestone, CT201HD
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 2.03 Miles
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Directions from The Guards to Folkestone Library
Wood Avenue Library
Wood Avenue, Folkestone, CT196HS
Telephone: 01303 254226
Distance: 2.2 Miles
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Directions from The Guards to Wood Avenue Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Folkestone West Station is 0.85 miles away.

Address: Folkestone West station, Station Approach, off Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, CT20 3PA

Folkestone West is situated on the South Eastern Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Folkestone West Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Guards to Folkestone West Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:20:00
Birchington-on-sea01:07:00
Broadstairs00:57:00
Chatham01:57:00
Deal00:33:00
Dover Priory00:15:00
Ebbsfleet International00:41:00
Faversham01:30:00
Folkestone Central00:03:00
Gillingham (Kent)01:53:00
Gravesend02:14:00
Headcorn00:34:00
Herne Bay01:16:00
London Bridge01:35:00
London Charing Cross01:43:00
London St Pancras International00:57:00
London Waterloo East01:39:00
Marden (Kent)00:43:00
Margate01:02:00
Martin Mill00:24:00
Paddock Wood00:49:00
Pluckley00:27:00
Rainham (Kent)01:48:00
Ramsgate00:53:00
Rochester02:01:00
Sandling00:05:00
Sandwich00:40:00
Sevenoaks01:09:00
Sittingbourne01:40:00
Staplehurst00:39:00
Stratford International00:50:00
Strood (Kent)02:04:00
Tonbridge00:58:00
Walmer00:29:00
Westenhanger00:08:00
Whitstable01:21:00

Folkestone Central Station is 1.53 miles away.

Address: Folkestone Central station, Station Approach, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5HB

Folkestone Central is situated on the South Eastern Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Folkestone Central Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Guards to Folkestone Central Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:22:00
Birchington-on-sea01:04:00
Broadstairs00:54:00
Chatham01:54:00
Deal00:30:00
Dover Priory00:12:00
Ebbsfleet International00:43:00
Faversham01:27:00
Folkestone West00:02:00
Gillingham (Kent)01:50:00
Gravesend02:11:00
Headcorn00:36:00
Herne Bay01:13:00
London Bridge01:37:00
London Charing Cross01:45:00
London St Pancras International00:59:00
London Waterloo East01:41:00
Marden (Kent)00:45:00
Margate00:59:00
Martin Mill00:21:00
Paddock Wood00:51:00
Pluckley00:29:00
Rainham (Kent)01:45:00
Ramsgate00:50:00
Rochester01:58:00
Sandling00:07:00
Sandwich00:36:00
Sevenoaks01:11:00
Sittingbourne01:37:00
Staplehurst00:41:00
Stratford International00:52:00
Strood (Kent)02:01:00
Tonbridge01:00:00
Walmer00:25:00
Westenhanger00:10:00
Whitstable01:18:00

Sandling Station is 2.99 miles away.

Address: Sandling station, off Sandling Road, Sandling, Kent, CT21 4HH

Sandling is situated on the South Eastern Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Sandling Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Guards to Sandling Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:16:00
Dover Priory00:21:00
Folkestone Central00:09:00
Folkestone West00:06:00
Headcorn00:29:00
London Bridge01:30:00
London Charing Cross01:38:00
London Waterloo East01:34:00
Marden (Kent)00:38:00
Paddock Wood00:44:00
Pluckley00:22:00
Sevenoaks01:04:00
Staplehurst00:34:00
Tonbridge00:53:00
Westenhanger00:03:00

Westenhanger Station is 4.25 miles away.

Address: Westenhanger station, Stone Street, Westenhanger, Kent, TN25 6DE

Westenhanger is situated on the South Eastern Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Westenhanger Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Guards to Westenhanger Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:13:00
Dover Priory00:24:00
Folkestone Central00:12:00
Folkestone West00:09:00
Headcorn00:26:00
London Bridge01:27:00
London Charing Cross01:35:00
London Waterloo East01:31:00
Marden (Kent)00:35:00
Paddock Wood00:41:00
Pluckley00:19:00
Sandling00:03:00
Sevenoaks01:01:00
Staplehurst00:31:00
Tonbridge00:50:00

Nearest Airports

Lydd London Ashford Airport is 12.52 miles away Directions from The Guards to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Kent International Airport is 20.5 miles away Directions from The Guards to Kent International Airport
London Southend Airport is 38.29 miles away Directions from The Guards to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 50.65 miles away Directions from The Guards to Biggin Hill Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal is 1.07 miles away

Directions from The Guards to Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal

Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal is 8.15 miles away

Directions from The Guards to Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal

Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal is 8.84 miles away

Directions from The Guards to Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal

Ramsgate Ferry Terminal is 20.67 miles away

Directions from The Guards to Ramsgate Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Guards is approximately miles from the

Junction: M20 J12/A20/B2064 - 0.51 Miles Away

Directions from The Guards to M20 J12/A20/B2064

Junction: M20 J13/A20(T)/A259/A2034 - 1.2 Miles Away

Directions from The Guards to M20 J13/A20(T)/A259/A2034

Junction: M20 J11A - 1.5 Miles Away

Directions from The Guards to M20 J11A

Junction: M20 J11/A20/B2068 - 3.76 Miles Away

Directions from The Guards to M20 J11/A20/B2068

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Battle of Britain Memorial
Visitor Centres
Distance: 3.21 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to Battle of Britain Memorial
Attraction Name: Dover Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 8.75 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to Dover Castle
Attraction Name: Agricultural Museum, Brook
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 9.44 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to Agricultural Museum, Brook
Attraction Name: NT White Cliffs
Wildlife
Distance: 9.47 (miles)
Directions from The Guards to NT White Cliffs
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