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Watling Street in Dunstable

Watling Street is a Street in the Bedfordshire town of Dunstable and measures approximately 4,056 metres long.

Watling Street crosses the following postcode sectors:

There are 42 other streets named Watling Street in Great Britain.

Watling Street is within the area of Central Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire and Central Bedfordshire Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Houghton Regis.

Watling Street has been given the Unique Street Reference Numbers of 35102198, 80100013, 6000698, 80100003 and 35101212 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Watling Street is roughly 104.71 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 144.40 and the lowest point being 96.30. A change of 48.10 metres.

Watling Street is located within the county of Bedfordshire which is in the East of England region of the UK. 34.04 miles North West from the centre of London, 6.28 miles West from the centre of Luton, 12.73 miles South East from the centre of Milton Keynes and 12.76 miles North East from the centre of Aylesbury.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for Watling Street

Sunrise04:42
Sunset21:25

Latest Weather Conditions for Watling Street

Observed at Weather Station:Woburn 23 June 2021 at 15:00 (7.81 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:20.2°C (42.1%)
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Budget Hotels near Watling Street Dunstable

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Dunstable Luton
Address:350 Luton Road
Telephone: Learn More
2.87
2: Name:Holiday Inn Express Dunstable
Address:Vinci Site, London Road
Telephone: Learn More
3.21
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:Travelodge Luton
Address:641 Dunstable Rd, Luton, LU4 8RQ
Telephone:0871 984 6355 Learn More
3.76
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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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Watling Street above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
104.7196.30144.4048.10

Frequently asked Questions for Watling Street

What Council (Local Authority) is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the local authority area of Central Bedfordshire Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the area of Houghton Regis Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the ward of Houghton Hall.

What County is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire.

What Constituency is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the constituency of South West Bedfordshire.

What Part of the UK is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the Central Bedfordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is Watling Street in?

Watling Street is located within the Bedfordshire Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Watling Street

Road NameRoad NumberJunction Type
A5junction
A5roundabout
A505roundabout
Dunstable Roadjunction
French's Avenuejunction
High Street NorthA505junction
Sewell Lanejunction
Thorn Roadroundabout
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Location Details

Watling Street
Map showing the location of Watling Street
Latitude51.907869
Longitude-0.552133
OS Easting (X):499588
OS Northing (Y):224298
OS Grid Reference:SP996243

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Watling Street

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00088739
ONS Area NameWhite Suburban Communities
Average Age40.53
Area Population1749.00
Male Population876.00 (50%)
Female Population873.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants15 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01017578
LSOA Name:Central Bedfordshire 026A
SOA Code:8c
SOA Name:Comfortable suburbia
MSOA Code:E02003644
MSOA Name:Central Bedfordshire 026
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Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons Houghton Regis
High Street, Houghton Regis, Dunstable LU5 5BJ
01582 863304
Distance: 1.29 Miles
Directions from Watling Street to Morrisons Houghton Regis
Tesco Dunstable High St Esso Express
High St North, Dunstable, LU6 1LW
0345 026 9890
Distance: 1.46 Miles
Directions from Watling Street to Tesco Dunstable High St Esso Express
Iceland Dunstable
66 High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LE
01582606722
Distance: 1.84 Miles
Directions from Watling Street to Iceland Dunstable
Asda Dunstable
Court Drive, Dunstable, LU5 4JD
01582 697000
Distance: 1.88 Miles
Directions from Watling Street to Asda Dunstable

 Telephone Information

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

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Central Bedfordshire Council
Visit the Council's Website
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 South West Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Andrew Selous
Details for the MP Andrew Selous on parliament.uk
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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: Houghton Hall Ward
Parish: Houghton Regis Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire

Nearest Car Parks

Bedford Square Car Park
High Street, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
Houghton Regis
LU5 5ES
Distance: 1.37 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council
Tithe Farm Car Park
Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
Houghton Regis
LU5 5HA
Distance: 1.40 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council
Westfield Road Car Park
Westfield Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Dunstable
LU6 1DN
Distance: 1.42 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
Regent Street Car Park
Regent Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Dunstable
LU6 1LP
Distance: 1.78 km (click for directions)
Blue Badge holders can park free in designated bays.
Telephone: 03003008005
Operated by: Central Bedfordshire Council
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Nearest Schools

Houghton Regis Primary School
Distance: 1.14 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 04/06/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 310
Address: Houghton Regis Primary School, St Michael's Avenue, Houghton Regis, LU5 5DH
Head: Mrs Bernice Waite (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Watling Street to Houghton Regis Primary School
All Saints Academy Dunstable
Distance: 1.26 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 24/07/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 689
Address: All Saints Academy Dunstable, Houghton Road, LU5 5AB
Head: Mrs Elizabeth Furber ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Watling Street to All Saints Academy Dunstable
Tithe Farm Primary School
Distance: 1.3 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 Watling Street to Tithe Farm Primary School
Thomas Whitehead CofE Academy
Distance: 1.34 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 Watling Street to Thomas Whitehead CofE Academy

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
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.45 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Steppingley Hospital
Address: Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedford, MK45 1AB,
Independent Sector
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 7.42 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Steppingley Hospital
Spire Harpenden Hospital
Address: Spire Harpenden Hospital, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01582 763191
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.86 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Spire Harpenden Hospital
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Address: Carlton Road, Harpenden, AL5 4TA,
Independent Sector
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 10.48 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Harpenden Memorial Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Watling Street

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

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Watling Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Watling Street
1.43 Houghton Regis Medical Centre Peel Street, Houghton Regis LU5 5EZ tel:01582 866161
1.96 West Street Surgery 89 West Street LU6 1SF tel:01582 664401
2.02 Kirby Road Surgery 58 Kirby Road LU6 3JH tel:01582 609121
2.04 Eastgate Surgery Eastgate House, 28-34 Church Street LU5 4RU tel:01582 670050
2.05 Kingsbury Court Surgery Church Street LU5 4RS tel:01582 663218

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Watling Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Watling Street
1.41 Lloydspharmacy 17-18 Bedford Square, Houghton Regis LU5 5ES tel:01582 865777
1.43 Houghton Regis Pharmacy Houghton Regis Medical Centre, Peel Street, Houghton Regis LU5 5EZ tel:01582 866315
1.59 Jhoots Pharmacy 116 High Street North LU6 1LN tel:01582 600268
1.77 Asda Pharmacy Court Drive LU5 4JD tel:01582 697021
1.96 Your Local Boots Pharmacy 70 West Street LU6 1TA tel:01582 668680

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Watling Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Watling Street
1.41 Brown And White Opticians Ltd (houghton) 1 Bedford Square, Houghton Regis LU5 5ES
1.88 Dunstable Eye Centre 5a Queensway Parade LU5 4DW
1.89 Brown And Wenman Ltd 18 Albion Street LU6 1SA
1.94 Allders Opticians (dunstable) 42 High Street North LU6 1LA
1.97 Boots Opticians (dunstable) 42 Broadwalk, Quadrant Centre LU5 4RH

Nearest Libraries

Houghton Regis Library
Bedford Sq, Houghton Regis, LU55ES
Telephone: 3003008058
Distance: 1.41 Miles
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Directions from Watling Street to Houghton Regis Library
Dunstable Library
Vernon Place, Dunstable, LU54HA
Telephone:
Distance: 1.89 Miles
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Directions from Watling Street to Dunstable Library
Lewsey Library
Landrace Road, Luton, LU40SW
Telephone: 01582 696 094
Distance: 2.36 Miles
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Directions from Watling Street to Lewsey Library
Toddington Library
9 Market Square, Toddington, LU56BP
Telephone: 3003008069
Distance: 2.97 Miles
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Directions from Watling Street to Toddington Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Leagrave Station is 4.00 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 Watling Street 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 4.45 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 Watling Street 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

Leighton Buzzard Station is 5.35 miles away.

Address: Leighton Buzzard station, Station Approach, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 2LY

Leighton Buzzard is situated on the West Coast Main Line and is managed by Grand Central North West.

Leighton Buzzard Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Watling Street to Leighton Buzzard Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Balham01:17:00
Berkhamsted00:16:00
Berkswell01:15:00
Birmingham International01:22:00
Birmingham New Street01:41:00
Bletchley00:07:00
Canley01:08:00
Cheddington00:05:00
Clapham Junction01:11:00
Coventry01:06:00
Crewe02:49:00
East Croydon01:35:00
Hampton-in-Arden01:19:00
Harrow & Wealdstone00:36:00
Hemel Hempstead00:20:00
Imperial Wharf01:06:00
Kensington Olympia01:00:30
London Euston00:49:00
Long Buckby00:43:00
Marston Green01:26:00
Milton Keynes Central00:13:00
Norbury01:24:00
Northampton00:32:00
Rugby00:55:00
Selhurst01:31:00
Shepherd's Bush00:58:00
Smethwick Galton Bridge01:46:00
Stafford02:21:00
Streatham Common01:22:00
Thornton Heath01:27:00
Tile Hill01:12:00
Tring00:11:00
Watford Junction00:28:00
Wembley Central00:40:00
West Brompton01:03:30
Wolverhampton02:04:00
Wolverton00:17:00

Cheddington Station is 5.82 miles away.

Address: Cheddington station, Station Road, Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, LU7 0SQ

Cheddington is situated on the West Coast Main Line and is managed by Grand Central North West.

Cheddington Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Watling Street to Cheddington Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Apsley00:18:30
Berkhamsted00:11:00
Berkswell01:17:00
Birmingham International01:25:00
Birmingham New Street01:44:00
Bletchley00:12:00
Bloxwich02:14:00
Bloxwich North02:16:00
Bushey00:29:00
Canley01:10:00
Cannock02:23:00
Coventry01:08:00
Hampton-in-Arden01:22:00
Harrow & Wealdstone00:32:00
Hednesford02:27:00
Hemel Hempstead00:15:00
Kings Langley00:21:30
Landywood02:19:00
Leighton Buzzard00:05:00
London Euston00:45:00
Long Buckby00:46:00
Marston Green01:29:00
Milton Keynes Central00:18:00
Northampton00:35:00
Rugby00:57:00
Rugeley Town02:34:00
Rugeley Trent Valley02:37:00
Tame Bridge Parkway02:01:00
Tile Hill01:14:00
Tring00:06:00
Walsall02:08:00
Watford Junction00:24:00
Wolverton00:22:00

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 7.71 miles away Directions from Watling Street to London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 30.25 miles away Directions from Watling Street to London Heathrow Airport
London Oxford Airport is 32.85 miles away Directions from Watling Street to London Oxford Airport
London Stansted Airport is 34.67 miles away Directions from Watling Street to London Stansted Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Richmond St. Helena Pier is 32.75 miles away

Directions from Watling Street to Richmond St. Helena Pier

Richmond Landing Stage is 32.88 miles away

Directions from Watling Street to Richmond Landing Stage

Savoy Pier is 33.21 miles away

Directions from Watling Street to Savoy Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M1 J11/A505 - 3.65 Miles Away

Directions from Watling Street to M1 J11/A505

Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 3.76 Miles Away

Directions from Watling Street to M1 J12/A5120

Junction: M1 J10/M1 - 6.63 Miles Away

Directions from Watling Street to M1 J10/M1

Junction: M1 J10A/A1081 - 6.73 Miles Away

Directions from Watling Street to M1 J10A/A1081

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Wildlife
Distance: 4.42 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Attraction Name: Pitstone Windmill
Historic Properties
Distance: 6.21 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Pitstone Windmill
Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Woburn Safari Park
Country Parks
Distance: 6.28 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Woburn Safari Park
Attraction Name: Pitstone Green Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.53 (miles)
Directions from Watling Street to Pitstone Green Museum
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