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Samphire Close in Maidstone ME14 5UD

Samphire Close is a Street in the Kent town of Maidstone with the postcode of ME14 5UD and measures approximately 46 metres long.

There are 8 other streets named Samphire Close in Great Britain.

Samphire Close is within the area of Maidstone District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Boxley.

Samphire Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 24201317 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Samphire Close is roughly 54.67 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 56.00 and the lowest point being 54.00. A change of 2.00 metres.

Samphire Close is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 32.59 miles South East from the centre of London, 1.34 miles East from the centre of Maidstone, 22.94 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 32.01 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Samphire Close, ME14 5UD

Sunrise07:24
Sunset18:00

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ME14 5UD

Latest Weather Conditions for Samphire Close, ME14 5UD

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 17 October 2021 at 06:00 (22.75 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:11.6°C (93.6%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSW (7 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Samphire Close Maidstone

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Maidstone Central
Address:St Peter's St, Maidstone, ME16 0SR
Telephone:0871 984 6034 Learn More
1.59
2: Name:Days Inn Maidstone
Address:Maidstone Service Area, M20 Jct 8, Hollingbourne
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2.67
3: Name:Travelodge Medway M2
Address:Motorway Junction 4-5, M2, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 8PQ
Telephone:0871 984 6198 Learn More
5.11
4: Name:Premier Inn Maidstone A26 Wateringbury
Address:103 Tonbridge Road
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5.74
5: Name:Premier Inn Maidstone West Malling
Address:Castle Way
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6.06

Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Samphire Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
54.6754.0056.002.00

Frequently asked Questions for Samphire Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the local authority area of Maidstone Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the area of Boxley Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the ward of Boxley.

What County is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the constituency of Faversham and Mid Kent.

What Part of the UK is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is Samphire Close in?

Samphire Close is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Samphire Close

1 Samphire Close, Maidstone, Weavering, ME14 5UD, 5 Samphire Close, Maidstone, Weavering, ME14 5UD,
2 Samphire Close, Maidstone, Weavering, ME14 5UD, 9 Samphire Close, Maidstone, Weavering, ME14 5UD,
3 Samphire Close, Maidstone, Weavering, ME14 5UD, 10 Samphire Close, Maidstone, Weavering, ME14 5UD,

Roads that have a Junction with Samphire Close

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Location Details

Samphire Close
Map showing the location of Samphire Close
Latitude51.273572
Longitude0.553280
OS Easting (X):578077
OS Northing (Y):155866
OS Grid Reference:TQ781559

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Samphire Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00123524
ONS Area NameComfortable Suburbia
Average Age41.75
Area Population1503.00
Male Population749.00 (50%)
Female Population754.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants11 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024337
LSOA Name:Maidstone 005C
SOA Code:8c
SOA Name:Comfortable suburbia
MSOA Code:E02005072
MSOA Name:Maidstone 005

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Maidstone Grove Green Superstore
Grovewood Dr North, Weavering, Maidstone, ME14 5TQ
0345 677 9447
Distance: 0.24 Miles
Directions from Samphire Close to Tesco Maidstone Grove Green Superstore
Tesco Bearsted Esso Express
143 Ashford Rd, Bearsted, Maidstone, ME14 4NE
0345 671 9276
Distance: 0.99 Miles
Directions from Samphire Close to Tesco Bearsted Esso Express
Sainsburys Maidstone
Romney Place, Maidstone, England, ME15 6SF
01622 681183
Distance: 1.1 Miles
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Iceland Maidstone
D5-D7 Water Lane, The Mall, Maidstone, ME15 6AR
01622757212
Distance: 1.21 Miles
Directions from Samphire Close to Iceland Maidstone

 Telephone Information

Dialling CodeTelephone ExchangeTelephone CabinetFibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises
01622BEARSTED - NDBEAP15FTTC

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Less than 2 Mbps >=30 >=30 >=30 Y 8

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Maidstone Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 6JQ
Send email
Telephone Number: 01622 602 000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Faversham and Mid Kent
The Member of Parliament is Helen Whately
Details for the MP Helen Whately on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Helen Whately on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Helen Whately won with a majority of 21,976 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 73,403
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Boxley Ward
Parish: Boxley Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Car Parks

Willington Street Car Park
Willington Street, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME15 8JW
Distance: 0.42 km (click for directions)
Please note these sites are not public car parks. Their use is restricted to those purchasing or validating a ticket on the Park and Ride service.
Telephone: 01622602377
Operated by: Maidstone Borough Council
Mote Park - Lakeside Car Park
Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME15 7SU
Distance: 0.59 km (click for directions)
Park open Monday to Friday - 9am until dusk, Saturday & Sunday - 8am until dusk. The park is closed as daylight fades, which varies throughout the year
Telephone: 01622602000
Operated by: Maidstone Borough Council
Mote Park Car Park
Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME15 7SU
Distance: 0.66 km (click for directions)
Park open Monday to Friday - 9am until dusk, Saturday & Sunday - 8am until dusk. The park is closed as daylight fades, which varies throughout the year
Telephone: 01622602000
Operated by: Maidstone Borough Council
Sittingbourne Road Car Park
Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME14 5DX
Distance: 0.91 km (click for directions)
Evening/overnight charge £1.50 between 6.30pm and 8am. Blue Badge holders park free
Telephone: 01622602377
Operated by: Maidstone Borough Council

Nearest Schools

Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.08 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 09/09/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 437
Address: Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School, Provender Way, Grove Green, ME14 5TZ
Head: Mr D J Smith (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
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Valley Park School
Distance: 0.59 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 08/05/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 1620
Address: Valley Park School, Huntsman Lane, ME14 5DT
Head: Mrs M Hutchinson (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Samphire Close to Valley Park School
Invicta Grammar School
Distance: 0.71 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 18/10/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 1474
Address: Invicta Grammar School, Huntsman Lane, ME14 5DS
Head: Mrs Julie Derrick (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
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Roseacre Junior School
Distance: 0.73 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 21/06/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 428
Address: Roseacre Junior School, The Landway, Bearsted, ME14 4BL
Head: Mrs Elaine Watson (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Samphire Close to Roseacre Junior School

Nearest Hospitals

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone
Address:
NHS Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Distance: 0.63 (miles)
Directions from Samphire Close to Cygnet Hospital Maidstone
KIMS Hospital
Address: Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, ME14 5FT,
NHS Sector
KIMS Hospital
Telephone: 01622 237 500
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.88 (miles)
Directions from Samphire Close to KIMS Hospital
The Somerfield Hospital
Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2 (miles)
Directions from Samphire Close to The Somerfield Hospital
Maidstone Hospital
Address: Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 01622 729000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3 (miles)
Directions from Samphire Close to Maidstone Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Samphire Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Samphire Close
0.28 Grove Green Orthodontic Centre Penhurst Close, Weavering ME14 5BT
0.28 Grove Green Orthodontic Centre Penhurst Close, Weavering ME14 5BT
0.85 Dental Surgery 111 Ashford Road, Bearsted ME14 4BT
0.93 K2 Smiles Ltd 1 Cavendish Way, Bearsted ME15 8PW
1.03 Albion Place (dental Surgery) 5 Albion Place ME14 5DY

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Samphire Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Samphire Close
0.22 Grove Green Medical Centre Unit 1 Minor Centre, Grove Green, Weavering ME14 5PX tel:01622 734775
0.93 Bearsted Yeoman Lane, Bearsted ME14 4DS tel:01622 737326
1.00 The Spires Chiltern Close, Downswood ME15 8XG tel:01622 862759
1.03 Albion Place Medical Practice 23-29 Albion Place ME14 5DY tel:01622 235613
1.31 Brewer Street 4 Brewer Street ME14 1RU tel:01622 755401

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Samphire Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Samphire Close
0.22 Lloydspharmacy Grove Green, Weavering ME14 5PX
0.85 Paydens Ltd 126-128 Ashford Road, Bearsted ME14 4LX tel:01622 737713
1.02 Spires Pharmacy Flat 4, The Spires, Deringwood Drive, Downswood ME15 8XW tel:01622 862840
1.03 Boots The Chemist The New Medical Centre, 23-29 Albion Place ME14 5DY tel:01622 690447
1.08 Link Pharmacy 88a King Street ME14 1BH tel:01622 752990

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Samphire Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Samphire Close
1.17 Boots Opticians (king Street - Maidstone) 56-62 King Street ME14 1BW
1.21 Vision Express (maidstone) The Mall ME15 6AS
1.21 Optical Express [maidstone] 310 - 312 Dukes Walk, Chequers Centre ME15 6AT
1.27 Wilkinsons The Opticians (maidstone) 50 Gabriels Hill ME15 6JJ
1.29 Batemans Opticians (maidstone) 6 Gabriels Hill ME15 6JG

Nearest Libraries

Madginford Library
Egremont Road, Madginford Bearsted, Maidstone, ME158LH
Telephone: 01622 730631
Distance: 0.81 Miles
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Bearsted Library
The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone, ME144DN
Telephone: 01622 739774
Distance: 1.16 Miles
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Centre for Kentish Studies Library
Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone, ME141XQ
Telephone: 01622 696501
Distance: 1.38 Miles
Visit Website
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Maidstone Library
St. Faith's Street, Maidstone, ME141LH
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.45 Miles
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Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Bearsted Station is 1.06 miles away.

Address: Bearsted station, Ware Street, Bearsted, Kent, ME14 4PH

Bearsted is situated on the Maidstone Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Bearsted Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Samphire Close to Bearsted Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:28:00
Barming00:11:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:23:30
Bromley South00:54:00
Canterbury West00:57:30
Charing (Kent)00:17:00
Chartham00:51:30
Chilham00:47:30
East Malling00:14:00
Harrietsham00:07:00
Hollingbourne00:04:00
Kemsing00:28:00
Lenham00:11:00
London Victoria01:13:00
Maidstone East00:06:00
Otford00:33:00
St Mary Cray00:46:00
Swanley00:42:00
West Malling00:17:00
Wye00:41:30

Maidstone East Station is 1.41 miles away.

Address: Maidstone East station, Station Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1QN

Maidstone East is situated on the Maidstone Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Maidstone East Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Samphire Close to Maidstone East Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:33:00
Barming00:04:00
Bearsted00:05:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:17:00
Bromley South00:47:00
Canterbury West01:02:30
Charing (Kent)00:22:00
Chartham00:56:30
Chilham00:52:30
East Malling00:08:00
Harrietsham00:13:00
Hollingbourne00:09:00
Kemsing00:22:00
Lenham00:17:00
London Victoria01:07:00
Otford00:26:00
St Mary Cray00:40:00
Swanley00:36:00
West Malling00:11:00
Wye00:46:30

Maidstone West Station is 1.64 miles away.

Address: Maidstone West station, Station Approach, off The Broadway, Maidstone, ME16 8RJ

Maidstone West is situated on the Medway Valley Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Maidstone West Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Samphire Close to Maidstone West Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aylesford00:07:00
Beltring00:15:00
Cuxton00:19:00
East Farleigh00:03:00
Ebbsfleet International00:32:00
Gravesend00:27:30
Halling00:15:30
London St Pancras International00:50:00
Maidstone Barracks00:02:00
New Hythe00:09:30
Paddock Wood00:19:00
Snodland00:12:00
Stratford International00:43:00
Strood (Kent)00:23:30
Tonbridge00:27:30
Wateringbury00:08:00
Yalding00:12:00

Maidstone Barracks Station is 1.72 miles away.

Address: Maidstone Barracks station, Buckland Hill, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SQ

Maidstone Barracks is situated on the Maidstone Line|Medway Valley Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Maidstone Barracks Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Samphire Close to Maidstone Barracks Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aylesford00:05:00
Beltring00:19:00
Cuxton00:17:00
East Farleigh00:07:00
Halling00:13:30
Maidstone West00:04:00
New Hythe00:07:30
Paddock Wood00:23:00
Snodland00:10:30
Strood (Kent)00:22:30
Tonbridge00:31:00
Wateringbury00:12:00
Yalding00:16:00

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 21.4 miles away Directions from Samphire Close to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 22.83 miles away Directions from Samphire Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 26.94 miles away Directions from Samphire Close to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 27.55 miles away Directions from Samphire Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 14.32 miles away

Directions from Samphire Close to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 14.66 miles away

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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 25.84 miles away

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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 26.14 miles away

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Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M20 J7/A249 - 0.99 Miles Away

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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 2.42 Miles Away

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Junction: M20 J8/A20 - 2.7 Miles Away

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Junction: M20 J5/A20 - 3.36 Miles Away

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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle
Country Parks
Distance: 3.35 (miles)
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Attraction Name: Ditton Heritage Centre Ltd
Visitor Centres
Distance: 4.75 (miles)
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Attraction Name: Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway
Railways
Distance: 5.94 (miles)
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Attraction Name: Rochester Cathedral
Places of Worship
Distance: 8.26 (miles)
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