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West Road in Folkestone

West Road is a Street in the Kent town of Folkestone and measures approximately 781 metres long.

There are 155 other streets named West Road in Great Britain.

West Road 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 Sandgate.

West Road has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 34501268 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of West Road is roughly 76.82 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 81.80 and the lowest point being 72.20. A change of 9.60 metres.

West Road is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 61.06 miles South East from the centre of London, 14.01 miles South from the centre of Canterbury, 29.65 miles South East from the centre of Maidstone and 50.57 miles East from the centre of Lewes.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for West Road

Sunrise07:29
Sunset17:49

Latest Weather Conditions for West Road

Observed at Weather Station:Langdon Bay 21 October 2020 at 04:00 (10.22 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:13.4°C (99.3%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SE (18 mph)
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Budget Hotels near West Road Folkestone

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Holiday Inn Express Folkestone Channel Tunnel
Address:Cheriton High Street
Telephone: Learn More
0.89
2: Name:Premier Inn Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
Address:Cherry Garden Lane
Telephone: Learn More
1.60
3: Name:Premier Inn Dover - A20
Address:Folkestone Road
Telephone: Learn More
6.08
4: Name:Travelodge Dover
Address:Unit 8 St James St, Dover, CT16 1QD
Telephone:0871 984 6532 Learn More
8.80
5: Name:Premier Inn Dover Central - Eastern Ferry Terminal
Address:Marine Parade
Telephone: Learn More
8.92
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of West Road above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
76.8272.2081.809.60

Frequently asked Questions for West Road

What Council (Local Authority) is West Road in?

West Road is located within the local authority area of Shepway District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is West Road in?

West Road is located within the area of Sandgate Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is West Road in?

West Road is located within the ward of Sandgate & West Folkestone.

What County is West Road in?

West Road is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is West Road in?

West Road is located within the constituency of Folkestone and Hythe.

What Part of the UK is West Road in?

West Road is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is West Road in?

West Road is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is West Road in?

West Road is located within the Kent Police area.

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Location Details

West Road
Map showing the location of West Road
Latitude51.077700
Longitude1.129617
OS Easting (X):619193
OS Northing (Y):135649
OS Grid Reference:TR192356

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for West Road

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00124457
ONS Area NameCommunal Retirement
Average Age41.66
Area Population1554.00
Male Population949.00 (61%)
Female Population605.00 (39%)
Benefit Claimants17 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024519
LSOA Name:Shepway 006G
SOA Code:3c
SOA Name:Highly qualified professionals
MSOA Code:E02005107
MSOA Name:Shepway 006
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Folkestone Superstore
Cheriton High St, Folkestone, CT19 4QJ
0345 677 9273
Distance: 0.88 Miles
Directions from West Road to Tesco Folkestone Superstore
Morrisons Folkestone
148 Cheriton Road, Folkestone CT19 5JS
01303 251587
Distance: 1.45 Miles
Directions from West Road to Morrisons Folkestone
Waitrose Hythe
Prospect Road, Hythe, Kent, CT21 5NH
01303 230318
Distance: 1.81 Miles
Directions from West Road to Waitrose Hythe
Tesco Folkestone Bouverie Rd Express
1-3 Castle House, Bouverie Rd W, Folkestone, CT20 2SZ
0345 026 9917
Distance: 1.85 Miles
Directions from West Road to Tesco Folkestone Bouverie Rd Express

 Telephone Information

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

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
Details for the MP Damian Collins on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Damian Collins on theyworkforyou.com
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: Sandgate & West Folkestone Ward
Parish: Sandgate Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent
County Council: Kent Council

Nearest Car Parks

Battery Point Car Park
Princes Parade, Hythe, Kent
Hythe
CT21 5QT
Distance: 0.48 km (click for directions)
Charges apply between 8:00am and 8:00pm each day.Blue badge holders free parking up to 3 hours
Telephone: 01303853380
Operated by: Shepway District Council
Wilberforce Road Car Park
Wilberforce Road, Sandgate, Kent
Sandgate
CT20 3DD
Distance: 0.55 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Sea Point Car Park
Princes Parade, Hythe, Kent
Hythe
CT21 5QT
Distance: 0.56 km (click for directions)
Charges apply between 8:00am and 8:00pm each day.Blue badge holders free parking up to 3 hours
Telephone: 01303853380
Operated by: Shepway District Council
Golden Valley Car Park
Digby Road, Folkestone, Kent
Folkestone
CT20 3NE
Distance: 0.74 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01303853380
Operated by: Shepway District Council
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Nearest Schools

Seabrook Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.56 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 09/09/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 106
Address: Seabrook Church of England Primary School, Seabrook Road, CT21 5RL
Head: Mrs Elizabeth Carter (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from West Road to Seabrook Church of England Primary School
Folkestone, St Martin's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.57 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 West Road to Folkestone, St Martin's Church of England Primary School
Cheriton Primary School
Distance: 0.66 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 West Road to Cheriton Primary School
All Soul's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.89 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 West Road to All Soul's Church of England 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: 1.92 (miles)
Directions from West Road 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: 8 (miles)
Directions from West Road 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: 8.81 (miles)
Directions from West Road 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
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Distance: 10.25 (miles)
Directions from West Road to William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near West Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in West Road
0.38 Folkestone Dental Centre North Road, Shorncliffe CT20 3HF
0.93 Dental Surgery 55 Cheriton High Street CT19 4EZ
1.84 The Dental Care Centre 16 Shorncliffe Road CT20 2SF
1.88 Dental Surgery 129 High Street CT21 5JJ
1.91 Dental Surgery 37 Manor Road CT20 2SE

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near West Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.98 White House Surgery 1 Cheriton High Street CT19 4PU tel:01303 275434
1.28 Sandgate Road 180 Sandgate Road CT20 2HN tel:01303 851241
1.87 Central 86 Cheriton Road CT20 2QH tel:01303 220707
1.88 Sun Lane 5 Sun Lane CT21 5JY tel:01303 267102
1.91 Manor Clinic 31 Manor Road CT20 2SE tel:01303 851122

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near West Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.88 Tesco Pharmacy Tesco Stores Ltd, Cheriton High Street CT19 4QJ tel:01303 719447
0.98 Paydens Pharmacy 38 Cheriton High Street CT19 4ET tel:01303 275625
1.02 Taylors Pharmacy 362-364 Cheriton Road CT19 4DX tel:01303 275444
1.28 Lloydspharmacy 180 Sandgate Road CT20 2HN tel:01303 220790
1.85 Central Pharmacy 104 Cheriton Road CT20 2QN tel:01303 254427

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near West Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near West Road
1.80 Cargills (hythe) 139c High Street CT21 5JL
1.88 Site 91 125 High Street CT21 5JJ
1.98 West Park Farm Specsavers Limited Park Farm Retail Park, Park Farm Road, Park Farm Industrial Estate CT19 5GA
1.99 Cargills Opticians (folkestone) 122 Sandgate Road CT20 2BW tel:01303 220677
2.01 Chris Adams Opticians Ltd 17 Cheriton Place CT20 2AY

Nearest Libraries

Sandgate Library
James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street Sandgate, Folkestone, CT203RR
Telephone: 01303 248563
Distance: 0.88 Miles
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Directions from West Road to Sandgate Library
Cheriton Library
Cheriton High Street, Shepway, CT194HB
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 0.92 Miles
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Directions from West Road to Cheriton Library
Hythe Library
1 Stade Street, Hythe, CT216BQ
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 2.11 Miles
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Directions from West Road to Hythe Library
Folkestone Library
2 Grace Hill, Folkestone, CT201HD
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 2.25 Miles
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Directions from West Road to Folkestone Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Folkestone West Station is 1.16 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 West Road 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 1.77 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 West Road 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 2.89 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 West Road 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 4.16 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 West Road 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 12.03 miles away Directions from West Road to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Kent International Airport is 21.03 miles away Directions from West Road to Kent International Airport
London Southend Airport is 38.62 miles away Directions from West Road to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 50.62 miles away Directions from West Road to Biggin Hill Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal is 1.4 miles away

Directions from West Road to Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal

Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal is 8.5 miles away

Directions from West Road to Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal

Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal is 9.2 miles away

Directions from West Road to Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal

Ramsgate Ferry Terminal is 21.19 miles away

Directions from West Road to Ramsgate Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

West Road is approximately 0.89 miles from the M20

Junction: M20 J12/A20/B2064 - 0.98 Miles Away

Directions from West Road to M20 J12/A20/B2064

Junction: M20 J11A - 1.6 Miles Away

Directions from West Road to M20 J11A

Junction: M20 J13/A20(T)/A259/A2034 - 1.68 Miles Away

Directions from West Road to M20 J13/A20(T)/A259/A2034

Junction: M20 J11/A20/B2068 - 3.69 Miles Away

Directions from West Road to M20 J11/A20/B2068

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Battle of Britain Memorial
Visitor Centres
Distance: 3.58 (miles)
Directions from West Road to Battle of Britain Memorial
Attraction Name: Dover Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 9.12 (miles)
Directions from West Road to Dover Castle
Attraction Name: Agricultural Museum, Brook
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 9.56 (miles)
Directions from West Road to Agricultural Museum, Brook
Attraction Name: NT White Cliffs
Wildlife
Distance: 9.84 (miles)
Directions from West Road to NT White Cliffs
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