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Observed at Weather Station:Gravesend-Broadness 18 December 2017 at 16:00 (15.34 miles away)
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Amherst Close is a Street in the Kent town of Maidstone with the postcode of ME16 0JB

Amherst Close is a street in the town of Maidstone which is within the electoral area of Bridge Ward in the administration area of Maidstone District Council within the county of Kent located in the South East of the UK.

Amherst Close has the postcode of ME16 0JB.

Amherst Close is located 30.66 miles South East from the centre of London, 0.8 miles West from the centre of Maidstone, 25.05 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 31.67 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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Frequently asked Questions for Amherst Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the local authority area of Maidstone District Council which is a District Council.

What Parish Council is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the area of .

What Electoral Ward is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the ward of Bridge Ward.

What County is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the constituency of Maidstone and The Weald Co Const.

What Region of the UK is Amherst Close in?

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

What County Council area is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the Kent County Council area.

What Police Force area is Amherst Close in?

Amherst Close is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Amherst Close

1 Amherst Close, Maidstone, ME16 0JB, 8 Amherst Close, Maidstone, ME16 0JB,
1 Amherst Close, Maidstone, Maidstone, ME16 0JB, 8 Amherst Close, Maidstone, Maidstone, ME16 0JB,
4 Amherst Close, Maidstone, ME16 0JB,

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Postcodes for Amherst Close

ME16 0JB

Location detailsCar Parks near Amherst Close

Castle Road Car Park
Castle Road, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME16 0PX
Distance: 1.29 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Maidstone West Station Car Park
Station Approach, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME16 8RJ
Distance: 1.41 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours, Monday - Sunday. At weekends and on public holidays prices may differ, check payment machines or on-station information for prices. Parking is free for blue badge customers displaying a valid International Blue Badge.
Telephone: 08456036197
Operated by: Meteor Parking Ltd
Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre Car Park
Hart Street, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME16 8SF
Distance: 1.64 km (click for directions)
Between 6.30pm and 8am: FREE Parking.
Telephone: 01622764410
Operated by: Capital & Regional
Castle Road - adj Allington Castle Car Park
Castle Road, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME16 0LT
Distance: 1.66 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Barker Road Car Park
Barker Road, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME16 8SF
Distance: 1.66 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
Height

Height

The Central point of Amherst Close is approximately 58 Metres above sea level
Location details

Location Details

Amherst Close
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Latitude/Longitude: 51.276285120000, 0.50448905300000
OS Reference: 574664.4218, 156051.165905
OS Grid Reference: TQ747561
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Amherst Close

OS Landranger Map Number: 188
OS Landranger Map Name: Maidstone & The Weald of Kent
OS Landranger Map Number: 178
OS Landranger Map Name: Thames Estuary
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01622
Telephone Exchange: MAIDSTONE - NDMAI
Telephone Cabinet: P34
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.4
Median Speed: 6.8
Maximum Speed: 7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 4
House Sales

Recent House Sales in Amherst Close

4 Amherst Close
Sale Price: £385,000
Sale Date: 15/12/2016
8 Amherst Close
Sale Price: £275,000
Sale Date: 28/10/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Maidstone and Malling Alternative Provision

Distance: 0.29 Kilometers
Type: Pupil Referral Unit
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 7
Address: Bower Mount Road, Maidstone, ME16 8AU
Telephone: 01622753772
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Close to Maidstone and Malling Alternative Provision

Brunswick House Primary School

Distance: 0.4 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 420
Address: Leafy Lane, ME16 0QQ
Telephone: 01622752102
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Close to Brunswick House Primary School

St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

Distance: 0.52 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 406
Address: Queen's Road, ME16 0LB
Telephone: 01622771540
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Close to St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

The Maplesden Noakes School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1085
Address: Buckland Road, ME16 0TJ
Telephone: 01622759036
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Amherst Close to The Maplesden Noakes School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01622 208000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.25 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Maidstone Hospital

Address: Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ,
NHS Sector
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Telephone: 01622 729000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.45 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Maidstone Hospital

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.94 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Spire Alexandra Hospital

Medway Maritime Hospital

Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 11.63 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Medway Maritime Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Bower Mount Medical Practice

Address: 1 Bower Mount Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8AX
Telephone: 01622 756721
Distance: 0.33 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Bower Mount Medical Practice

The Vine Medical Centre

Address: The Vine Medical Centre, 13 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8RL
Telephone: 01622 754898
Distance: 0.97 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to The Vine Medical Centre

Allington Park

Address: Allington Park Surgery, 1c Newbury Avenue, Allington, Maidstone,kent, ME16 0RB
Telephone: 01622 683257
Distance: 1.07 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Allington Park

Allington Clinic

Address: 26 Tichborne Close, Allington, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0RY
Telephone: 01622 679020
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Allington Clinic
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 92 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0DP
Distance: 0.63 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 125 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JS
Distance: 0.83 (km)
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Sunbury Dental Practice

Address: Sunbury Dental Practice, 141 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8JS
Distance: 0.83 (km)
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36a High Street

Address: 36a High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1JH
Distance: 1.12 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Maidstone Library

St. Faith's Street, Maidstone, ME141LH
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.07 Kilometres
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Directions from Amherst Close to Maidstone Library

Centre for Kentish Studies Library

Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone, ME141XQ
Telephone: 01622 696501
Distance: 1.27 Kilometres
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Allington Library

Castle Road, Allington, Maidstone, ME160PR
Telephone: 01622 683435
Distance: 1.31 Kilometres
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Aylesford Library

Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Tonbridge, ME207AU
Telephone: 01622 710674
Distance: 3.37 Kilometres
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Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Amherst Close

Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Maidstone Barracks Station is 0.67 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Close to Maidstone Barracks

Maidstone Barracks station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Halling • Maidstone West • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Maidstone West Station is 1.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Close to Maidstone West

Maidstone West station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Strood - Paddock Wood stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aylesford • Beltring • Cuxton • East Farleigh • Gravesend • Halling • Maidstone Barracks • New Hythe • Paddock Wood • Snodland • Strood • Tonbridge • Wateringbury • Yalding

Maidstone East Station is 1.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Close to Maidstone East

Maidstone East station is operated by Southeastern in the Maidstone and The Weald area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Barming • Bearsted • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Barming Station is 2.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Amherst Close to Barming

Barming station is operated by Southeastern in the Chatham and Aylesford area on the Chislehurst - Ashford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashford International • Bearsted • Blackfriars • Borough Green & Wrotham • Bromley South • Canterbury West • Charing • Chartham • Chilham • East Malling • Elephant & Castle • Harrietsham • Hollingbourne • Kemsing • Lenham • Maidstone East • Otford • St.Mary Cray • Swanley • Victoria • West Malling • Wye

Airports

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 33.32 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London Southend Airport is 35.3 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Close to London Southend Airport
London City Airport is 40.45 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Close to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 46.65 Kilometers away Directions from Amherst Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Gravesend Pier is 21.06 Kilometers away
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Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 21.63 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 38.69 Kilometers away
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Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 39.15 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Amherst Close is approximately miles from the

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M20 J5/A20 - 2.62 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 2.62 Km Away
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Junction: M20 J7/A249 - 3.52 Km Away
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Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 6.55 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco

120 London Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0DJ
Distance: 0.71 Kilometres
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Lidl (UK)

The Broadway Shopping Centre, The Broadway, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8PS
Distance: 0.99 Kilometres
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Tesco Express

88 Week Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1RL
Distance: 1.24 Kilometres
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Tesco Express

300 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8TG
Distance: 1.27 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Bentif Art Gallery
Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Amherst Close to Bentif Art Gallery

Museum

Attraction Name: Maidstone Museum, Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages
Distance: 0.86 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Kent Life Farm Attraction
Distance: 1.98 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Mote Park Miniature Railway
Distance: 3.1 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Maidstone District
Visit the Council's Website
Maidstone House
King Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 6JQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01622 602 000
Ward: Bridge Ward
Parish: Bridge Ward
Ceremonial County: Kent
County Council:
Address:
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Maidstone and The Weald
The Member of Parliament is Helen Grant
Details for the MP Helen Grant on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Helen Grant on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Helen Grant won with a majority of 17723 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75334
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024341
Ons Area Name:Maidstone 003F
Average Age : 49.67
Population: 1715.00
Male Population: 829.00 (48.34%)
Female Population: 886.00 (51.66%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.52%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Kent Police
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Bridge ward in Maidstone is an urban area with more than 2,600 households.

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Policing Links:
Maidstone Borough Council

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