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Stretton Lane in Houghton on the Hill

Stretton Lane is a Street in the Leicestershire village of Houghton on the Hill and measures approximately 2,279 metres long.

Stretton Lane crosses the following postcode sectors:

There is only one street named Stretton Lane making it unique in Great Britain.

Stretton Lane is within the area of Harborough District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Houghton on the Hill.

Stretton Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 16401173 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Stretton Lane is roughly 149.12 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 160.60 and the lowest point being 139.70. A change of 20.90 metres.

Stretton Lane has the postcodes of LE7 9GL and LE7 9GN.

Stretton Lane is located within the county of Leicestershire which is in the East Midlands (England) region of the UK. 86.14 miles North West from the centre of London, 5.31 miles East from the centre of Leicester, 24.05 miles South from the centre of Nottingham and 25.47 miles North East from the centre of Coventry.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Stretton Lane

Sunrise07:35
Sunset18:02

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LE7 9GL
LE7 9GN

Latest Weather Conditions for Stretton Lane

Observed at Weather Station:Wittering 18 October 2021 at 19:00 (23.12 miles away)
Current Weather:Overcast
Temperature and Humidity:15.2°C (98.1%)
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Budget Hotels near Stretton Lane Houghton on the Hill

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Leicester South Oadby
Address:Glen Rise
Telephone: Learn More
2.98
2: Name:Holiday Inn Express Leicester
Address:Raw Dykes Road, Filbert Way
Telephone: Learn More
5.60
3: Name:Travelodge Leicester Central
Address:Vaughan Way, Leicester, LE1 4NN
Telephone:0871 984 6254 Learn More
5.62
4: Name:Premier Inn Leicester Fosse Park
Address:Braunstone Lane East
Telephone: Learn More
6.51
5: Name:ibis budget Leicester
Address:Leicester North Services, Junction A6/A46, Birstall
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7.19
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Stretton Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
149.12139.70160.6020.90

Frequently asked Questions for Stretton Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the local authority area of Harborough District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the area of Houghton on the Hill Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the ward of Thurnby and Houghton.

What County is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Leicestershire.

What Constituency is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the constituency of Rutland and Melton.

What Part of the UK is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the East Midlands (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the Leicestershire Council area.

What Police Force area is Stretton Lane in?

Stretton Lane is located within the Leicestershire Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Stretton Lane

1, Mere Cottage Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN, 4, Mere Cottage Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN,
1, Mere Farm Barns Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN, 5 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL,
2 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL, 7 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL,
2, Mere Cottage Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN, 8 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL,
2, Mere Farm Barns Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN, 9 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL,
3 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL, 10 Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GL,
3, Mere Cottage Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN, Cotterill Farm Cottage Stretton Lane, Leicester, Houghton On The Hill, LE7 9GN,

Roads that have a Junction with Stretton Lane

Road NameJunction Type
Gaulby Lanejunction
Houghton Lanejunction
Main Streetjunction
School Lanejunction

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Location Details

Stretton Lane
Map showing the location of Stretton Lane
Latitude52.615352
Longitude-1.009983
OS Easting (X):467022
OS Northing (Y):302452
OS Grid Reference:SK670025

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Stretton Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00130970
ONS Area NameRural White-Collar Workers
Average Age46.15
Area Population1524.00
Male Population759.00 (50%)
Female Population765.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants9 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01025814
LSOA Name:Harborough 011C
SOA Code:8a
SOA Name:Affluent communities
MSOA Code:E02006816
MSOA Name:Harborough 011

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Glen Road
Glen Road, Oadby, Leicester, England, LE2 4PE
0116 272 0460
Distance: 2.93 Miles
Directions from Stretton Lane to Sainsburys Glen Road
Waitrose Oadby
36 Harborough Road, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 4LA
0116 2720808
Distance: 3.13 Miles
Directions from Stretton Lane to Waitrose Oadby
Tesco Evington Metro
180 Ethel Rd, Evington, Leicester, LE5 4WE
0345 026 9949
Distance: 3.29 Miles
Directions from Stretton Lane to Tesco Evington Metro
Waitrose Evington
180 Ethel Road, Evington, Leicestershire, LE5 5NA
0116 273 3986
Distance: 3.3 Miles
Directions from Stretton Lane to Waitrose Evington

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 0116 - Leicester

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Less than 2 Mbps 1.2 1.1 2 N 7

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Harborough District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG
Send email
Telephone Number: 01858 828 282
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Rutland and Melton
The Member of Parliament is Alicia Kearns
Details for the MP Alicia Kearns on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Alicia Kearns won with a majority of 26,924 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 82,705
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Thurnby and Houghton Ward
Parish: Houghton on the Hill Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Leicestershire

Nearest Car Parks

Manor Field Car Park
Grange Lane, Thurnby, Leicestershire
Thurnby
LE7 9NP
Distance: 1.94 km (click for directions)
Free of charge car park
Telephone: 01858828282
Operated by: Harborough District Council
Shady Lane Arboretum Car Park
Shady Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire
Leicester
LE2 2FB
Distance: 2.73 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01162527003
Operated by: Leicester City Council
Rupert's Way Car Park
Rupert's Way, Great Glen, Leicestershire
Great Glen
LE8 9GR
Distance: 3.01 km (click for directions)
Free of charge car park
Telephone: 01858828282
Operated by: Harborough District Council
East Street Car Park
East Street, Oadby, Leicestershire
Oadby
LE2 5AF
Distance: 3.23 km (click for directions)
White Spaces are free for up to 3 hours. Green Spaces are free for up to 20 minutes.
Telephone: 01162572830
Operated by: Oadby and Wigston Borough Council

Nearest Schools

Houghton-on-the-Hill Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.58 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 10/05/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 206
Address: Houghton-on-the-Hill Church of England Primary School, Main Street, Houghton-on-the-Hill, LE7 9GD
Head: Mrs Jan Knox (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Houghton-on-the-Hill Church of England Primary School
Thurnby, St Luke's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 1.71 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 20/03/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 233
Address: Thurnby, St Luke's Church of England Primary School, Main Street, Thurnby, LE7 9PN
Head: Mr Paul Galvin (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Thurnby, St Luke's Church of England Primary School
Fernvale Primary School
Distance: 2.01 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 07/11/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 229
Address: Fernvale Primary School, Somerby Road, Thurnby, LE7 9PR
Head: Miss Natalie Hackett (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Fernvale Primary School
Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy
Distance: 2.26 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 04/05/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 468
Address: Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy, Roborough Green, Thurnby Lodge, LE5 2NA
Head: Mrs Marie Collins (Principal)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Willowbrook Mead Primary Academy

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Leicester Hospital
Address: Gartree Road, Leicester, LE2 2FF,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0116 265 3685
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.08 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to Spire Leicester Hospital
Leicester General Hospital
Address: Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.17 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to Leicester General Hospital
Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital
Address: Scraptoft Lane, Leicester, LE5 1HY,
Independent Sector
Nuffield Health
Telephone: 0800 015 5020
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.26 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital
Stoneygate Eye Hospital
Address: 376 London Road, Leicester,
NHS Sector
Llr Provider Company Ltd
Distance: 3.89 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to Stoneygate Eye Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Stretton Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Stretton Lane
2.37 Oasis Dental Care Ltd 76 Welland Vale Road LE5 6PW
2.91 Dental Surgery 11 Stretton Court, Stretton Road, Great Glen LE8 9HB
2.94 Dental Surgery 51 Thurncourt Road LE5 2NN
2.96 London Road (dental Surgery) 147 London Road, Oadby LE2 5DQ
3.04 Dental Surgery 114 Harborough Road, Oadby LE2 4LD

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Stretton Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Stretton Lane
1.57 Bushby Surgery Hill Court, Main Street, Bushby LE7 9NY
2.23 Willowbrook Medical Centre (jg Astles) 195 Thurncourt Road LE5 2NL tel:0116 2432727
2.33 Downing Drive Surgery (ajj Bentley) 155 Downing Drive, Evington LE5 6LP tel:0116 2413801
2.60 Severn Surgery 159 Uplands Road, Oadby LE2 4NW tel:0116 2719042
2.88 The Croft Medical Centre 2 Glen Road, Oadby LE2 4PE tel:0116 2711740

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Stretton Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Stretton Lane
2.23 Well Thurnby Lodge - Thurncourt Road Willowbrook Medical Centre, 195 Thurncourt Road, Thurnby Lodge LE5 2NL tel:01162 415073
2.31 R Glenton & Son Ltd 49 Welland Vale Road, Evington LE5 6PX
2.42 Severn Chemist 44 Severn Road, Oadby LE2 4FY tel:01162 719053
2.59 Houghton Pharmacy Ltd 14 Main Street, Scraptoft, Houghton-on-the-hill LE7 9TD tel:0116 2418243
2.79 J & A Pharmacy 19-21 Main Street, Evington LE5 6DN

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Stretton Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Stretton Lane
2.19 Evington Eye Care Ltd 45a Downing Drive, Evington LE5 6LL
2.51 Willowbrook Eye Care 184 Thurncourt Road, Thurnby Lodge LE5 2NG
2.51 Leicestershire 1 Domiciliary Specsavers Limited 31 Adlington Road, Oadby LE2 4NA
2.79 The Eye Clinic (evington Village) 26 Main Street, Evington LE5 6DN
3.07 York & Cooper - Oadby 51 London Road, Oadby LE2 5DN

Nearest Libraries

Thurnby Lodge Library
Thurncourt Road, At Roborough Green, Leicester, LE52NA
Telephone: 0116 292 4550
Distance: 2.17 Miles
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Directions from Stretton Lane to Thurnby Lodge Library
Netherhall Library
117-119 Netherhall Road, Leicester, LE51NH
Telephone:
Distance: 2.86 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Netherhall Library
Evington Library
200 Evington Lane, Leicester, LE56DH
Telephone: (0116) 221 1286
Distance: 2.99 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Evington Library
Great Glen Library
Rupert's Way, Great Glen, LE89GR
Telephone: 0116 3053597
Distance: 2.99 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Stretton Lane to Great Glen Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Leicester Station is 4.96 miles away.

Address: Leicester station, London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0QB

Leicester is situated on the East Midland Main Line|Birmingham to Peterborough Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

Leicester Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Stretton Lane to Leicester Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Audley End02:08:00
Barrow-upon-Soar00:17:00
Bedford00:46:00
Beeston00:37:00
Birmingham New Street00:56:30
Cambridge01:53:00
Carlton01:02:00
Chesterfield00:53:00
Coleshill Parkway00:42:00
Collingham01:35:00
Derby00:34:00
East Midlands Parkway00:18:00
Ely01:35:00
Fiskerton01:17:00
Hinckley (Leics)00:20:00
Hykeham01:45:30
Kettering00:23:00
Lincoln01:55:00
London St Pancras International01:25:00
Long Eaton00:23:00
Loughborough00:11:00
Lowdham01:08:00
Luton01:00:30
Luton Airport Parkway01:02:00
March01:16:00
Market Harborough00:13:00
Melton Mowbray00:16:00
Narborough00:11:00
Newark Castle01:26:00
Nottingham00:40:00
Nuneaton00:26:00
Oakham00:28:00
Peterborough00:58:30
Sheffield01:09:00
Sileby00:12:00
South Wigston00:06:00
Stamford (Lincs)00:42:00
Stansted Airport02:23:00
Swinderby01:40:00
Syston00:07:00
Water Orton00:46:00
Wellingborough00:31:00

South Wigston Station is 5.69 miles away.

Address: South Wigston station, Kenilworth Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4XU

South Wigston is situated on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

South Wigston Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Stretton Lane to South Wigston Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Birmingham New Street00:51:00
Coleshill Parkway00:36:00
Hinckley (Leics)00:14:00
Leicester00:07:00
Narborough00:05:00
Nuneaton00:21:00

Syston Station is 6.26 miles away.

Address: Syston station, Melton Road, Syston, Leicestershire, LE7 2HA

Syston is situated on the East Midland Main Line|Birmingham to Peterborough Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

Syston Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Stretton Lane to Syston Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Barrow-upon-Soar00:10:00
Beeston00:31:00
Carlton00:55:00
Collingham01:28:00
East Midlands Parkway00:23:30
Fiskerton01:10:00
Hykeham01:38:00
Leicester00:07:30
Lincoln01:47:30
Loughborough00:15:00
Lowdham01:01:00
Newark Castle01:19:00
Nottingham00:50:00
Sileby00:05:00
Swinderby01:32:00

Narborough Station is 8.67 miles away.

Address: Narborough station, Station Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 2HR

Narborough is situated on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

Narborough Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Stretton Lane to Narborough Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Birmingham New Street00:46:00
Coleshill Parkway00:31:00
Hinckley (Leics)00:09:00
Leicester00:12:00
Nuneaton00:16:00
South Wigston00:05:00
Water Orton00:35:00

Nearest Airports

East Midlands Airport is 19.82 miles away Directions from Stretton Lane to East Midlands Airport
Coventry Airport is 25.98 miles away Directions from Stretton Lane to Coventry Airport
Birmingham International Airport is 32.32 miles away Directions from Stretton Lane to Birmingham International Airport
London Oxford Airport is 55.56 miles away Directions from Stretton Lane to London Oxford Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

West Lynn Ferry Landing is 59.4 miles away

Directions from Stretton Lane to West Lynn Ferry Landing

King's Lynn Ferry Landing is 59.5 miles away

Directions from Stretton Lane to King's Lynn Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 7.83 Miles Away

Directions from Stretton Lane to M1 J21/M69/A5460

Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 9.06 Miles Away

Directions from Stretton Lane to M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380

Junction: M1 J22/A50/A511 - 13.08 Miles Away

Directions from Stretton Lane to M1 J22/A50/A511

Junction: M1 J20/A4304/A4303 - 13.73 Miles Away

Directions from Stretton Lane to M1 J20/A4304/A4303

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Wigston Framework Knitters Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.79 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to Wigston Framework Knitters Museum
Attraction Name: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 5.03 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Attraction Name: King Richard III Visitor Centre
Visitor Centres
Distance: 5.44 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to King Richard III Visitor Centre
Attraction Name: Newarke Houses Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 5.48 (miles)
Directions from Stretton Lane to Newarke Houses Museum