Black Thorn Road in Houghton Regis

Black Thorn Road is a Street in the Bedfordshire town of Houghton Regis and measures approximately 269 metres long.

There is only one street named Black Thorn Road making it unique in Great Britain.

Black Thorn Road is governed by Central Bedfordshire Council Council and the local parish council is Houghton Regis.

Black Thorn Road is located within the county of Bedfordshire which is in the East of England region of the UK. 33.43 miles North West from the centre of London, 4.98 miles North West from the centre of Luton, 13.45 miles North West from the centre of St Albans and 13.63 miles South East from the centre of Milton Keynes.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Black Thorn Road

Sunrise04:53
Sunset21:03

Latest Weather Conditions for Black Thorn Road

Observed at Weather Station:Woburn 25 May 2020 at 21:00 (8.11 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:15.1°C (57.6%)
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Budget Hotels near Black Thorn Road Houghton Regis

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Dunstable Luton
Address:350 Luton Road
Telephone: Learn More
1.74
2: Name:Travelodge Luton
Address:641 Dunstable Rd, Luton, LU4 8RQ
Telephone:0871 984 6355 Learn More
2.48
3: Name:Travelodge Toddington M1 Southbound
Address:Moto Service Area, M1, Toddington, Dunstable, LU5 6HR
Telephone:0871 984 6214 Learn More
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4: Name:Holiday Inn Express Dunstable
Address:Vinci Site, London Road
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5: Name:Premier Inn Dunstable South A5
Address:Watling Street
Telephone: Learn More
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Bedfordshire
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Frequently asked Questions for Black Thorn Road

What Council (Local Authority) is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the local authority area of Central Bedfordshire Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the area of Houghton Regis Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the ward of Tithe Farm.

What County is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire.

What Constituency is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the constituency of South West Bedfordshire.

What Region of the UK is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the Central Bedfordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is Black Thorn Road in?

Black Thorn Road is located within the Bedfordshire Police area.

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Location Details

Black Thorn Road
Latitude51.911427
Longitude-0.517009
OS Easting (X):501996
OS Northing (Y):224742
OS Grid Reference:TL020247

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Black Thorn Road

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00088926
ONS Area NamePrivate Renting Young Families
Average Age34.90
Area Population1645.00
Male Population797.00 (48%)
Female Population848.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants34 (2%)
LSOA Code:E01017618
LSOA Name:Central Bedfordshire 025D
SOA Code:4c
SOA Name:Hampered neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02003642
MSOA Name:Central Bedfordshire 025

Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons Houghton Regis
High Street, Houghton Regis, Dunstable LU5 5BJ
01582 863304
Distance: 0.59 Miles
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Morrisons Houghton Regis
Tesco Dunstable High St Esso Express
High St North, Dunstable, LU6 1LW
0345 026 9890
Distance: 1.42 Miles
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Tesco Dunstable High St Esso Express
Asda Dunstable
Court Drive, Dunstable, LU5 4JD
01582 697000
Distance: 1.56 Miles
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Asda Dunstable
Sainsburys Dunstable
2-8 Luton Road, Dunstable, England, LU5 4RF
01582 477082
Distance: 1.56 Miles
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Sainsburys Dunstable

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01582 - Luton
Area Code: 01525 - Leighton Buzzard

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Central Bedfordshire Council
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Central Bedfordshire Council, Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Bedfordshire, SG17 5TQ
Send email
Telephone Number: 0300 300 8000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Andrew Selous
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In the 2019 General Election Andrew Selous won with a majority of 18,583 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 79,926
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Tithe Farm Ward
Parish: Houghton Regis Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire
County Council: Central Bedfordshire Council

Nearest Car Parks

Tithe Farm Car Park
Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
Houghton Regis
LU5 5HA
Distance: 0.39 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council
Bedford Square Car Park
High Street, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
Houghton Regis
LU5 5ES
Distance: 0.50 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council
Westfield Road Car Park
Westfield Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Dunstable
LU6 1DN
Distance: 1.45 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Up to 3 hours no return within 1 hour except for permit holders.
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council
Dunstable Leisure Centre Car Park
Court Drive, Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Dunstable
LU5 4JD
Distance: 1.46 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council

Nearest Schools

Tithe Farm Primary School
Distance: 0.22 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/02/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 278
Address: Tithe Farm Primary School, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis, LU5 5JB
Head: Mrs Deborah Pargeter (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Tithe Farm Primary School
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School
Distance: 0.32 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 15/10/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 229
Address: St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Hammersmith Gardens, Houghton Regis, LU5 5RG
Head: Mrs Karen Armstrong (Executive Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Thorn Road to St Vincent's Catholic Primary School
Thomas Whitehead CofE Academy
Distance: 0.43 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected 06/01/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 321
Address: Thomas Whitehead CofE Academy, Angels Lane, Houghton Regis, LU5 5HH
Head: Mrs Val Britnell ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Thomas Whitehead CofE Academy
Hawthorn Park Community Primary
Distance: 0.48 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected )
Address: Hawthorn Park Community Primary, Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis, LU5 5QN
Head: Mrs Jeni Houghton ()
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Hawthorn Park Community Primary

Nearest Hospitals

Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Address: Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ,
NHS Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01582 491166
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Distance: 2.17 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Steppingley Hospital
Address: Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedford, MK45 1AB,
Independent Sector
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 6.97 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Steppingley Hospital
Spire Harpenden Hospital
Address: Spire Harpenden Hospital, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01582 763191
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.82 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Spire Harpenden Hospital
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Address: Carlton Road, Harpenden, AL5 4TA,
Independent Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.47 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Harpenden Memorial Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Black Thorn Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Black Thorn Road
0.46 Perfect Profiles 27 Bedford Square, Houghton Regis LU5 5ES
0.46 Houghton Regis Health Centre Bedford Square, Houghton Regis LU5 5ES
0.46 Mobile Dental Unit South Houghton Regis Health Centre, Bedford Square LU5 5ES
0.46 Out Of Hours Dental Service (houghton Regis), Houghton Regis Dental Clinic LU5 5ES
0.59 Houghton Regis Dental Practice Bierrum House, 105-111 High Street, Houghton Regis LU5 5BJ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Black Thorn Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.40 Houghton Regis Medical Centre Peel Street, Houghton Regis LU5 5EZ tel:01582 866161
0.96 Wheatfield Surgery 60 Wheatfield Road, Lewsey Farm LU4 0SY tel:01582 601116
1.52 Dr Dv Shah's Practice Pastures Way, Lewsey Farm LU4 0PF tel:01582 667017
1.70 Kingsbury Court Surgery Church Street LU5 4RS tel:01582 663218
1.75 Eastgate Surgery Eastgate House, 28-34 Church Street LU5 4RU tel:01582 670050

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Black Thorn Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.40 Houghton Regis Pharmacy Houghton Regis Medical Centre, Peel Street, Houghton Regis LU5 5EZ tel:01582 866315
0.46 Lloydspharmacy 17-18 Bedford Square, Houghton Regis LU5 5ES tel:01582 865777
1.05 Wheatfield Pharmacy Wheatfield Surgery, 60 Wheatfield Road LU4 0TR tel:01582 477092
1.12 Bm & Sb Patel 3 St. Dominics Square, Lewsey Farm LU4 0UN tel:01582 662061
1.39 Asda Pharmacy Court Drive LU5 4JD tel:01582 697021

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Black Thorn Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Black Thorn Road
0.46 Brown And White Opticians Ltd (houghton) 1 Bedford Square, Houghton Regis LU5 5ES
1.64 Dunstable Eye Centre 5a Queensway Parade LU5 4DW
1.66 Dunstable White Lion Specsavers Limited Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd, 2-8 Luton Road LU5 4RF
1.66 Specsavers Dunstable White Lion Ltd 2-8 Luton Road LU5 4RF
1.69 Boots Opticians (dunstable) 42 Broadwalk, Quadrant Centre LU5 4RH

Nearest Libraries

Houghton Regis Library
Bedford Sq, Houghton Regis, LU55ES
Telephone: 3003008058
Distance: 0.44 Miles
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Directions from Black Thorn Road to Houghton Regis Library
Lewsey Library
Landrace Road, Luton, LU40SW
Telephone: 01582 696 094
Distance: 1.06 Miles
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Directions from Black Thorn Road to Lewsey Library
Dunstable Library
Vernon Place, Dunstable, LU54HA
Telephone:
Distance: 1.63 Miles
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Directions from Black Thorn Road to Dunstable Library
Sundon Park Library
Hill Rise, Luton, LU33EE
Telephone: 01582 574 573
Distance: 2.2 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Sundon Park Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Leagrave Station is 2.53 miles away.

Address: Leagrave station, Compton Avenue, Leagrave, Bedfordshire, LU4 9BA

Leagrave is situated on the East Midland Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Thameslink).

Leagrave Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Black Thorn Road to Leagrave Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Balcombe01:40:00
Bedford00:21:00
Brighton02:07:00
Burgess Hill01:52:00
City Thameslink00:48:00
Earlswood (Surrey)01:35:00
East Croydon01:14:00
Farringdon00:48:00
Flitwick00:09:00
Gatwick Airport01:43:00
Harlington (Bedfordshire)00:04:00
Harpenden00:13:00
Hassocks01:56:00
Haywards Heath01:46:00
Horley01:43:00
London Blackfriars00:53:00
London Bridge00:57:00
London St Pancras International00:44:00
Luton00:05:00
Luton Airport Parkway00:08:00
Norwood Junction01:08:30
Preston Park02:02:00
Purley01:22:00
Redhill01:33:00
Salfords (Surrey)01:39:00
St Albans City00:19:00
Three Bridges01:44:00
West Hampstead Thameslink00:35:00
Wivelsfield01:50:00

Harlington (Bedfordshire) Station is 3.62 miles away.

Address: Harlington station, Station Road, Harlington, Bedfordshire, LU5 6LD

Harlington (Bedfordshire) is situated on the East Midland Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Thameslink).

Harlington (Bedfordshire) Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Black Thorn Road to Harlington (Bedfordshire) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Balcombe01:45:00
Bedford00:17:00
Brighton02:12:00
Burgess Hill01:57:00
City Thameslink00:53:00
Cricklewood00:46:00
Earlswood (Surrey)01:40:00
East Croydon01:19:00
Farringdon00:53:00
Flitwick00:04:00
Gatwick Airport01:48:00
Harpenden00:18:00
Hassocks02:01:00
Haywards Heath01:52:00
Horley01:48:00
Leagrave00:05:00
London Blackfriars00:58:00
London Bridge01:02:00
London St Pancras International00:49:00
Luton00:10:00
Luton Airport Parkway00:13:00
Norwood Junction01:13:00
Preston Park02:07:00
Purley01:27:00
Redhill01:38:00
Salfords (Surrey)01:43:30
St Albans City00:24:30
Three Bridges01:52:00
West Hampstead Thameslink00:40:00
Wivelsfield01:55:00

Luton Station is 4.83 miles away.

Address: Luton station, Station Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2LT

Luton is situated on the East Midland Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Thameslink).

Luton Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Black Thorn Road to Luton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bedford00:20:00
Brighton02:02:00
Burgess Hill01:48:00
City Thameslink00:43:00
Cricklewood00:36:00
Earlswood (Surrey)01:30:00
East Croydon01:09:00
Elstree & Borehamwood00:24:00
Farringdon00:44:00
Flitwick00:12:00
Gatwick Airport01:38:00
Harlington (Bedfordshire)00:08:00
Harpenden00:08:00
Hassocks01:52:00
Haywards Heath01:42:00
Horley01:39:00
Leagrave00:04:00
London Blackfriars00:49:00
London Bridge00:53:00
London St Pancras International00:40:00
Luton Airport Parkway00:03:00
Mill Hill Broadway00:28:00
Norwood Junction01:04:00
Preston Park01:57:00
Purley01:17:00
Radlett00:20:00
Redhill01:28:00
Salfords (Surrey)01:34:00
St Albans City00:15:00
Three Bridges01:40:00
West Hampstead Thameslink00:31:00
Wivelsfield01:46:00

Luton Airport Parkway Station is 5.80 miles away.

Address: Luton Airport Parkway station, Parkway Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3JW

Luton Airport Parkway is situated on the East Midland Main Line and is managed by Govia Thameslink Railway (Thameslink).

Luton Airport Parkway Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Black Thorn Road to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bedford00:24:00
Brighton01:59:00
Burgess Hill01:45:00
City Thameslink00:41:00
Cricklewood00:33:00
Earlswood (Surrey)01:27:00
East Croydon01:06:00
Elstree & Borehamwood00:21:00
Farringdon00:42:00
Flitwick00:17:00
Gatwick Airport01:36:00
Harlington (Bedfordshire)00:13:00
Harpenden00:05:00
Hassocks01:49:00
Haywards Heath01:39:00
Horley01:36:00
Leagrave00:08:00
London Blackfriars00:47:00
London Bridge00:50:00
London St Pancras International00:37:00
Luton00:04:00
Mill Hill Broadway00:25:00
Norwood Junction01:01:00
Preston Park01:54:00
Purley01:14:00
Radlett00:17:00
Redhill01:25:00
Salfords (Surrey)01:31:00
St Albans City00:12:00
Three Bridges01:40:00
West Hampstead Thameslink00:28:00
Wivelsfield01:43:00

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 6.35 miles away Directions from Black Thorn Road to London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 30.32 miles away Directions from Black Thorn Road to London Heathrow Airport
London Stansted Airport is 33.18 miles away Directions from Black Thorn Road to London Stansted Airport
London Oxford Airport is 34.36 miles away Directions from Black Thorn Road to London Oxford Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Richmond St. Helena Pier is 32.54 miles away

Directions from Black Thorn Road to Richmond St. Helena Pier

Embankment Pier is 32.65 miles away

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Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Black Thorn Road is approximately 1.28 miles from the M1

Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 2.36 Miles Away

Directions from Black Thorn Road to M1 J11/A505

Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 3.18 Miles Away

Directions from Black Thorn Road to M1 J12/A5120

Junction: M1 J10/M1 - 5.63 Miles Away

Directions from Black Thorn Road to M1 J10/M1

Junction: M1 J10A/A1081 - 5.63 Miles Away

Directions from Black Thorn Road to M1 J10A/A1081

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Wildlife
Distance: 4.76 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Woburn Safari Park
Country Parks
Distance: 6.85 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Woburn Safari Park
Attraction Name: Pitstone Windmill
Historic Properties
Distance: 7.31 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Pitstone Windmill
Attraction Name: Pitstone Green Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.68 (miles)
Directions from Black Thorn Road to Pitstone Green Museum