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Alston Close Minster ME12 2RE

Alston Close is a Street in the Kent town of Minster with the postcode of ME12 2RE

The local council responsible for Alston Close is Swale District Council which is a District Council and the local parish council is Minster-on-Sea Civil Parish.

Alston Close is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East of the UK. 39.81 miles East from the centre of London, 15.72 miles North West from the centre of Canterbury, 16.24 miles North East from the centre of Maidstone and 25.64 miles South East from the centre of Chelmsford.

Latest Weather Conditions for Alston Close

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 22 January 2018 at 02:00 (8.86 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:10.3°C (92.3%)
Wind Direction and Speed:W (10 mph)

Frequently asked Questions for Alston Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the local authority area of Swale District Council which is a District Council.

What Parish Council is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the area of Minster-on-Sea Civil Parish.

What Electoral Ward is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the ward of Minster Cliffs Ward.

What County is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the constituency of Sittingbourne and Sheppey Co Const.

What Region of the UK is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the South East region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the Kent County Council area.

What Police Force area is Alston Close in?

Alston Close is located within the Kent Police Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Alston Close

5a Alston Close, Sheerness, Minster On Sea, ME12 2RE,

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Postcodes for Alston Close

ME12 2RE

Location detailsCar Parks near Alston Close

Seathorpe Avenue Car Park
Seathorpe Avenue, Minster, Kent
Minster
ME12 2LU
Distance: 0.49 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Little Oyster Car Park
Seaside Avenue, Minster, Kent
Minster
ME12 2NJ
Distance: 0.49 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Minster Abbey Car Park
Union Road, Minster, Kent
Minster
ME12 3SZ
Distance: 0.67 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Shingle Bank Car Park
Marine Parade, Minster, Kent
Minster
ME12 2TE
Distance: 1.61 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Ship on Shore Car Park
Marine Parade, Sheerness, Kent
Sheerness
ME12 2BX
Distance: 2.98 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Height

Height

The Central point of Alston Close is approximately 35 Metres above sea level
Location details

Location Details

Alston Close
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Latitude/Longitude: 51.426475740000, 0.80690859600000
OS Reference: 595112.513016, 173511.196741
OS Grid Reference: TQ951735

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alston Close

OS Landranger Map Number: 178
OS Landranger Map Name: Thames Estuary
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01795
Telephone Exchange: MINSTER SHEPPEY - NDMSH
Telephone Cabinet: P15
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 17.5
Median Speed: 16.6
Maximum Speed: 23.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Georges CofE (Aided) Primary School

Distance: 1.16 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 414
Address: Chequers Road, ME12 3QU
Telephone: 01795877667
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Close to St Georges CofE (Aided) Primary School

Thistle Hill Academy

Distance: 1.37 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 118
Address: Aspen Drive, Minster-on-Sea, ME12 3UD
Telephone: 01795899119
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Close to Thistle Hill Academy

Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

Distance: 1.85 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1512
Address: Minster Road, ME12 3JQ
Telephone: 01795873591
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Close to Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

Richmond Academy

Distance: 2.5 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 450
Address: Unity Street, ME12 2ET
Telephone: 01795662891
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Close to Richmond Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Sheppey Community Hospital

Address: Plover Road, Minster On Sea, Sheerness, ME12 3LT,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01795 879100
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Sheppey Community Hospital

Dmc Community Dermatology Service - Swale CCG (Sheppey Community Hospital)

Address: Plover Road, Minster On Sea, Sheerness, ME12 3LT,
NHS Sector
Dmc Healthcare
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dmc Community Dermatology Service - Swale CCG (Sheppey Community Hospital)

Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital

Address: Bell Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4DT,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01795 418300
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Distance: 11.3 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital

Dmc Community Dermatology Service - Swale CCG (Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital)

Address: Bell Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4XX,
NHS Sector
Dmc Healthcare
Distance: 11.3 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dmc Community Dermatology Service - Swale CCG (Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dmc Community Dermatology Clinic

Address: Sheppey Community Hosp, Plover Road, Minster on Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3LT
Telephone: 01795 879199
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dmc Community Dermatology Clinic

Dmc Sheppey Ophthalmology

Address: Sheppey Community Hosp, Plover Rd,minster-on-sea, Sheerness, ME12 3LT
Telephone: 01795 879199
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dmc Sheppey Ophthalmology

Dmc Sheppey-w.i. Clinic

Address: Plover Road, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3LT
Telephone: 01795 879199
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dmc Sheppey-w.i. Clinic

Minster Medical Centre

Address: Minster Medical Ctr., Sheppey Community Hosp, Plover Road, Minster, Sheerness, ME12 3LT
Telephone: 01795 877714
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Minster Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 6 the Broadway, Minster on Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 2RN
Distance: 0.88 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 218 High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1UN
Distance: 3.13 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgeons

Address: Dental Surgeons, 19 Broadway, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1AB
Distance: 3.4 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dental Surgeons

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 50a High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1NL
Distance: 3.53 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Minster-in-Sheppey Library

Worcester Close, Minster-In-Sheppey, Sheerness, ME123NP
Telephone: 01795 872363
Distance: 0.73 Kilometres
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Directions from Alston Close to Minster-in-Sheppey Library

Sheerness Library

Sheerness Gateway, 38 High Street , Sheerness, ME121NL
Telephone: 01795 662618
Distance: 3.53 Kilometres
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Directions from Alston Close to Sheerness Library

Queenborough Library

Railway Terrace, Queenborough, Sheppey, ME115AY
Telephone: 01795 663 695
Distance: 4.28 Kilometres
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Directions from Alston Close to Queenborough Library

Grain Library

The Chapel, Chapel Road, Rochester, ME30BZ
Telephone: 01634 338727
Distance: 7.16 Kilometres
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Directions from Alston Close to Grain Library

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Alston Close

Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Sheerness-On-Sea Station is 3.72 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Close to Sheerness-On-Sea

Sheerness-On-Sea station is operated by Southeastern in the Sittingbourne and Sheppey area on the Sheerness Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bromley South • Chatham • Farningham Road • Gillingham (Kent) • Kemsley • Longfield • Meopham • Queenborough • Rainham (Kent) • Rochester • Sittingbourne • Sole Street • St.Mary Cray • Swale • Swanley • Victoria

Queenborough Station is 4.15 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Close to Queenborough

Queenborough station is operated by Southeastern in the Sittingbourne and Sheppey area on the Sheerness Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bromley South • Chatham • Denmark Hill • Farningham Road • Gillingham (Kent) • Kemsley • Longfield • Meopham • Rainham (Kent) • Rochester • Sheerness-On-Sea • Sittingbourne • Sole Street • St.Mary Cray • Swale • Swanley • Victoria

Swale Station is 5.86 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Close to Swale

Swale station is operated by Southeastern in the Sittingbourne and Sheppey area on the Sheerness Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Kemsley • Queenborough • Sheerness-On-Sea • Sittingbourne

Kemsley Station is 8.67 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Close to Kemsley

Kemsley station is operated by Southeastern in the Sittingbourne and Sheppey area on the Sheerness Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bromley South • Chatham • Denmark Hill • Farningham Road • Gillingham (Kent) • Longfield • Meopham • Queenborough • Rainham (Kent) • Rochester • Sheerness-On-Sea • Sittingbourne • Sole Street • St.Mary Cray • Swale • Swanley • Victoria

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 17.38 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Close to London Southend Airport
Kent International Airport is 39.24 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Close to Kent International Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 53.18 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
London Stansted Airport is 63.86 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Close to London Stansted Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 21.86 Kilometers away
Directions from Alston Close to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing
Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 22 Kilometers away
Directions from Alston Close to Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing
Gravesend Pier is 30.46 Kilometers away
Directions from Alston Close to Gravesend Pier
Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 30.65 Kilometers away
Directions from Alston Close to Tilbury Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alston Close is approximately 1.95 miles from the A249

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M2 J5/A249(T)/A249 - 14.69 Km Away
Directions from Alston Close to M2 J5/A249(T)/A249
Junction: M2 J6/A251 - 15.09 Km Away
Directions from Alston Close to M2 J6/A251
Junction: M2 J7/A2(T)/A2/A299 - 16.14 Km Away
Directions from Alston Close to M2 J7/A2(T)/A2/A299
Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 18.4 Km Away
Directions from Alston Close to M2 J4/A278

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Op

19 - 23 Queens Road, Minster-on-sea, Kent, ME12 2HD
Distance: 0.51 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Close to Co-Op

The Co-Operative Food

110 - 116 High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1UB
Distance: 3.34 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Close to The Co-Operative Food

Tesco

Bridge Road, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1RH
Distance: 3.71 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Close to Tesco

Iceland Foods Limited

Unit 2, Neatscourt Retail Park, Thomsett Way, Queenborough, ME11 5AR
Distance: 3.83 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Close to Iceland Foods Limited
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museums & Art Galleries

Attraction Name: Minster Gatehouse
Distance: 0.56 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Minster Gatehouse

Railways

Attraction Name: Sittingbourne's Steam Railway
Distance: 10.38 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Sittingbourne's Steam Railway

Wildlife

Attraction Name: Oare Marshes
Distance: 10.94 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to Oare Marshes

Wildlife

Attraction Name: South Swale Nature Reserve
Distance: 10.94 (km)
Directions from Alston Close to South Swale Nature Reserve

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Swale District
Visit the Council's Website
Swale House
East Street
Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 3HT
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01795 417 850
Ward: Minster Cliffs Ward
Parish: Minster Cliffs Ward
Ceremonial County: Kent
County Council:
Address:
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Sittingbourne and Sheppey
The Member of Parliament is Gordon Henderson
Details for the MP Gordon Henderson on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Gordon Henderson on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Gordon Henderson won with a majority of 15211 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 81717
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024589
Ons Area Name:Swale 003D
Average Age : 47.54
Population: 1551.00
Male Population: 766.00 (49.39%)
Female Population: 785.00 (50.61%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 18 (1.16%)
ONS Area Code: E01024588
Ons Area Name:Swale 003C
Average Age : 46.60
Population: 1469.00
Male Population: 727.00 (49.49%)
Female Population: 742.00 (50.51%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 15 (1.02%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Kent Police
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Minster Cliffs ward in Swale is an urban area with more than 3,000 households.

Visit Kent Police Website
Email Kent Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Swale Borough Council

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