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Skippers Close near Blaby LE8 4JD

Skippers Close is a Street near the Leicestershire village of Blaby with the postcode of LE8 4JD and measures approximately 142 metres long.

There are 2 other streets named Skippers Close in Great Britain.

Skippers Close is within the area of Blaby District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Blaby.

Skippers Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 2802595 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Skippers Close is roughly 78.51 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 78.90 and the lowest point being 78.30. A change of 0.60 metres.

Skippers Close is located within the county of Leicestershire which is in the East Midlands (England) region of the UK. 86.1 miles North West from the centre of London, 5.1 miles South from the centre of Leicester, 18.32 miles North East from the centre of Coventry and 25.15 miles North West from the centre of Northampton.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Skippers Close, LE8 4JD

Sunrise07:39
Sunset17:58

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LE8 4JD

Latest Weather Conditions for Skippers Close, LE8 4JD

Observed at Weather Station:Wittering 20 October 2021 at 03:00 (29.54 miles away)
Current Weather:Overcast
Temperature and Humidity:15.5°C (95.6%)
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Budget Hotels near Skippers Close Blaby

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Leicester Fosse Park
Address:Braunstone Lane East
Telephone: Learn More
3.36
2: Name:Premier Inn Leicester Braunstone
Address:Meridian Business Park
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3.67
3: Name:Holiday Inn Express Leicester
Address:Raw Dykes Road, Filbert Way
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4.05
4: Name:Days Inn Hotel Leicester
Address:Leicester Forest East Motorway Services Area Junction 21 / 21ANorthbound M1
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4.33
5: Name:Premier Inn Leicester South Oadby
Address:Glen Rise
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4.69
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Skippers Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
78.5178.3078.900.60

Frequently asked Questions for Skippers Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the local authority area of Blaby District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the area of Blaby Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the ward of Blaby South.

What County is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the ceremonial county of Leicestershire.

What Constituency is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the constituency of South Leicestershire.

What Part of the UK is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the East Midlands (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the Leicestershire Council area.

What Police Force area is Skippers Close in?

Skippers Close is located within the Leicestershire Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Skippers Close

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Location Details

Skippers Close
Map showing the location of Skippers Close
Latitude52.563932
Longitude-1.158313
OS Easting (X):457047
OS Northing (Y):296606
OS Grid Reference:SP570966

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Skippers Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00129976
ONS Area NameDetached Retirement Living
Average Age46.21
Area Population1609.00
Male Population790.00 (49%)
Female Population819.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants11 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01025612
LSOA Name:Blaby 008C
SOA Code:8b
SOA Name:Ageing suburbanites
MSOA Code:E02005340
MSOA Name:Blaby 008

Nearest Supermarkets

Waitrose Blaby
8 John's Court, Lutterworth Road, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4DJ
0116 2775158
Distance: 0.79 Miles
Directions from Skippers Close to Waitrose Blaby
Iceland Blaby
8 Johns Court, Blaby, LE8 4DJ
01162781295
Distance: 0.8 Miles
Directions from Skippers Close to Iceland Blaby
Tesco Countesthorpe Express
King William IV, 5 The Square, Countesthorpe, LE8 5RN
0345 610 2940
Distance: 1.13 Miles
Directions from Skippers Close to Tesco Countesthorpe Express
Tesco Wigston Superstore
Blaby Rd, South Wigston, Leicester, LE18 4SE
0345 677 9874
Distance: 1.8 Miles
Directions from Skippers Close to Tesco Wigston Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 0116 - Leicester
Area Code: 01455 - Hinckley

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Blaby District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 2EP
Send email
Telephone Number: 01162 750 555
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Leicestershire
The Member of Parliament is Alberto Costa
Details for the MP Alberto Costa on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Alberto Costa won with a majority of 24,004 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 80,520
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Blaby South Ward
Parish: Blaby Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Leicestershire

Nearest Car Parks

Johns Court Car Park
Enderby Road, Blaby, Leicestershire
Blaby
LE8 4DJ
Distance: 0.82 km (click for directions)
Return prohibited within 3 hours.
Telephone: 01162727513
Operated by: Blaby District Council
Wigston Road Car Park
Wigston Road, Blaby, Leicestershire
Blaby
LE8 4FU
Distance: 0.83 km (click for directions)
All day £1.00
Telephone: 01162727513
Operated by: Blaby District Council
Enderby Road Car Park
Enderby Road, Blaby, Leicestershire
Blaby
LE8 4DJ
Distance: 0.85 km (click for directions)
Return prohibited within 3 hours
Telephone: 01162727513
Operated by: Blaby District Council
High Street Car Park
High Street, Whetstone, Leicestershire
Whetstone
LE8 6LP
Distance: 1.11 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown

Nearest Schools

Blaby Thistly Meadow Primary School
Distance: 0.46 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 23/01/2018)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 213
Address: Blaby Thistly Meadow Primary School, Hospital Lane, Blaby, LE8 4FE
Head: Mr Colin Bowpitt (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Skippers Close to Blaby Thistly Meadow Primary School
Oakfield School
Distance: 0.49 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 05/06/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 11
Address: Oakfield School, Hospital Lane, Blaby, LE8 4FE
Head: Mrs Alison Siddons (Acting Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Skippers Close to Oakfield School
Countesthorpe Leysland Community College
Distance: 0.52 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected 08/10/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 1425
Address: Countesthorpe Leysland Community College, Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
Head: Mrs Catherine Aitcheson (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Skippers Close to Countesthorpe Leysland Community College
Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.74 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected 15/05/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 391
Address: Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School, Queens Road, Blaby, LE8 4EG
Head: Ms Kerry Rodger ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Skippers Close to Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Stoneygate Eye Hospital
Address: 376 London Road, Leicester,
NHS Sector
Llr Provider Company Ltd
Distance: 4.13 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to Stoneygate Eye Hospital
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Address: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 303 1573
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.44 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to Leicester Royal Infirmary
Spire Leicester Hospital
Address: Gartree Road, Leicester, LE2 2FF,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0116 265 3685
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.71 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close 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: 5.58 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to Leicester General Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Skippers Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Skippers Close
0.70 Dental Surgery 42 Lutterworth Road, Blaby LE8 4DN
0.81 Whetstone Dental Surgery 3 Grove Road, Whetstone LE8 6LN
1.12 Rd Dental 18 Central Street, Countesthorpe LE8 5QJ
1.59 Dental Surgery 7 Carvers Corner, Grange Drive, Glen Parva LE2 9PE
1.95 Dental Surgery 18 The Exchange LE2 9BA

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Skippers Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Skippers Close
0.70 Hazelmere Medical Centre 58 Lutterworth Road, Blaby LE8 4DN tel:0116 2771666
0.92 Northfield Medical Centre 12 Villers Court, Blaby LE8 4NS tel:0116 3192203
1.12 Countesthorpe Health Centre Central Street, Countesthorpe LE8 5QJ tel:0116 2776336
1.67 South Wigston Health Ctr. 80 Blaby Road, South Wigston LE18 4SE tel:0116 2782028
1.88 C/o The Limes Medical Centre 65 Leicester Road, Narborough LE19 2DU tel:0845 0450428

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Skippers Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Skippers Close
0.72 Lloydspharmacy 3 Lutterworth Road, Blaby LE8 4DW tel:0116 2772535
0.90 Lloydspharmacy 1 Villers Court, Blaby LE8 4HP tel:0116 2771408
1.10 Whetstone Chemist 48 High Street, Whetstone LE8 6LP tel:0116 2750731
1.12 Countesthorpe Chemist 16 Central Street, Countesthorpe LE8 5QJ
1.43 Jhoots Pharmacy Unit 3, Swinford Avenue, Glen Parva LE2 9RW tel:01162 270817

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Skippers Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Skippers Close
0.72 Specsavers (blaby) 7 Lutterworth Road, Blaby LE8 4DW
0.79 Blaby Eyecare 15 Johns Court, Blaby LE8 4DJ
0.90 Edmonds And Slatter Opticians (blaby) 3 Sycamore Corner, Leicester Road, Blaby LE8 4GR
1.90 Narborough Eyecare Ltd 3 Royal Court, Leicester Road, Narborough LE19 2EG
2.47 Boots Opticians (fosse Park - Leicester) Unit 2, Fosse Park Shopping Centre, Fosse Park Avenue LE19 1HJ

Nearest Libraries

Blaby Library
Lutterworth Road, Blaby, LE84DW
Telephone: 0116 3053516
Distance: 0.72 Miles
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Directions from Skippers Close to Blaby Library
Countesthorpe Library
Station Road, Countesthorpe, Harborough, LE85TB
Telephone: 0116 305 3527
Distance: 0.87 Miles
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Directions from Skippers Close to Countesthorpe Library
South Wigston Library
Bassett Street, South Wigston, Wigston, LE184PE
Telephone: 0116 3053533
Distance: 1.45 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Skippers Close to South Wigston Library
Glenhills Library
Glen Parva Parish Hall, Dorothy Avenue, Leicester, LE29JD
Telephone: 0116 305 3530
Distance: 1.7 Miles
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Directions from Skippers Close to Glenhills Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

South Wigston Station is 1.62 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 Skippers Close 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

Narborough Station is 1.96 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 Skippers Close 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

Leicester Station is 4.87 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 Skippers Close 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

Hinckley (Leics) Station is 9.19 miles away.

Address: Hinckley station, Station Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1UE

Hinckley (Leics) is situated on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

Hinckley (Leics) Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Skippers Close to Hinckley (Leics) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Birmingham New Street00:38:00
Coleshill Parkway00:22:00
Leicester00:20:30
Narborough00:08:00
Nuneaton00:07:00
South Wigston00:14:00

Nearest Airports

Coventry Airport is 19.01 miles away Directions from Skippers Close to Coventry Airport
East Midlands Airport is 19.54 miles away Directions from Skippers Close to East Midlands Airport
Birmingham International Airport is 25.28 miles away Directions from Skippers Close to Birmingham International Airport
London Oxford Airport is 50.93 miles away Directions from Skippers Close to London Oxford Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

West Lynn Ferry Landing is 66.2 miles away

Directions from Skippers Close to West Lynn Ferry Landing

King's Lynn Ferry Landing is 66.29 miles away

Directions from Skippers Close to King's Lynn Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M1 J21/M69/A5460 - 2.96 Miles Away

Directions from Skippers Close to M1 J21/M69/A5460

Junction: M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380 - 5.9 Miles Away

Directions from Skippers Close to M1 J21A/A46(T)/B5380

Junction: M69 J2/B4669 - 6.86 Miles Away

Directions from Skippers Close to M69 J2/B4669

Junction: M1 J20/A4304/A4303 - 7.99 Miles Away

Directions from Skippers Close to M1 J20/A4304/A4303

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Wigston Framework Knitters Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 2.39 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to Wigston Framework Knitters Museum
Attraction Name: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.67 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Attraction Name: Newarke Houses Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.76 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to Newarke Houses Museum
Attraction Name: Jewry Wall Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.94 (miles)
Directions from Skippers Close to Jewry Wall Museum