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Kings Close near Harrietsham ME17 1FQ

Kings Close is a Street near the Kent village of Harrietsham with the postcode of ME17 1FQ and measures approximately 46 metres long.

There are 67 other streets named Kings Close in Great Britain.

Kings Close is within the area of Maidstone Borough Council Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Harrietsham.

The average elevation of Kings Close is roughly 188.08 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 188.90 and the lowest point being 187.80. A change of 1.10 metres.

Kings Close is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 38.52 miles South East from the centre of London, 7.68 miles East from the centre of Maidstone, 16.66 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 33.94 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Kings Close, ME17 1FQ

Sunrise07:24
Sunset17:59

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ME17 1FQ

Latest Weather Conditions for Kings Close, ME17 1FQ

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 17 October 2021 at 10:00 (20.86 miles away)
Current Weather:Sunny day
Temperature and Humidity:13.9°C (84.2%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSW (8 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Kings Close Harrietsham

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Days Inn Maidstone
Address:Maidstone Service Area, M20 Jct 8, Hollingbourne
Telephone: Learn More
3.67
2: Name:Premier Inn Sittingbourne Kent
Address:Bobbing Corner
Telephone: Learn More
6.08
3: Name:Travelodge Medway M2
Address:Motorway Junction 4-5, M2, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 8PQ
Telephone:0871 984 6198 Learn More
6.61
4: Name:Premier Inn Ashford North
Address:Maidstone Road
Telephone: Learn More
7.48
5: Name:Travelodge Maidstone Central
Address:St Peter's St, Maidstone, ME16 0SR
Telephone:0871 984 6034 Learn More
7.90

Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Kings Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
188.08187.80188.901.10

Frequently asked Questions for Kings Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Kings Close in?

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

What Parish Council is Kings Close in?

Kings Close is located within the area of Harrietsham Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Kings Close in?

Kings Close is located within the ward of Harrietsham and Lenham.

What County is Kings Close in?

Kings Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Kings Close in?

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

What Part of the UK is Kings Close in?

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

What County Council area is Kings Close in?

Kings Close is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is Kings Close in?

Kings Close is located within the Kent Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Kings Close

Road NameJunction Type
Monks Drivejunction

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Location Details

Kings Close
Map showing the location of Kings Close
Latitude51.263430
Longitude0.698766
OS Easting (X):588263
OS Northing (Y):155102
OS Grid Reference:TQ883551

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Kings Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00123668
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
Average Age43.46
Area Population2113.00
Male Population1063.00 (50%)
Female Population1050.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants8 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01024363
LSOA Name:Maidstone 011C
SOA Code:2b
SOA Name:Prospering countryside life
MSOA Code:E02005078
MSOA Name:Maidstone 011

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Bearsted Esso Express
143 Ashford Rd, Bearsted, Maidstone, ME14 4NE
0345 671 9276
Distance: 5.4 Miles
Directions from Kings Close to Tesco Bearsted Esso Express
Sainsburys Sittingbourne
Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, England, ME10 4DN
01795 475877
Distance: 5.41 Miles
Directions from Kings Close to Sainsburys Sittingbourne
Iceland Sittingbourne
10/14 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4PD
01795472938
Distance: 5.54 Miles
Directions from Kings Close to Iceland Sittingbourne
Tesco Canterbury Rd Express
1 Canterbury Rd, Sittingbourne, ME10 4SG
0345 610 6358
Distance: 5.58 Miles
Directions from Kings Close to Tesco Canterbury Rd Express

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01795 - Sittingbourne
Area Code: 01622 - Maidstone

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
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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: Harrietsham and Lenham Ward
Parish: Harrietsham Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Car Parks

Harrietsham Station Car Park
Station Road, Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone
ME17 1JA
Distance: 1.71 km (click for directions)
Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided
Telephone: 08456036197
Operated by: Meteor Parking Ltd
Maidstone Road Car Park
Maidstone Road, Lenham, Kent
Lenham
ME17 2QH
Distance: 1.94 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Lenham Station Car Park
Station Approach, Lenham, Kent
Lenham
ME17 2HR
Distance: 2.05 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
Hollingbourne Station Car Park
Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne, Kent
Hollingbourne
ME17 1TX
Distance: 3.05 km (click for directions)
Unstaffed, CCTV monitored. Platform 2 (Down) is via footbridge. Rail users and Blue badge holders park free.
Telephone: 08450002222
Operated by: Southeastern

Nearest Schools

The Lenham School
Distance: 1.76 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 01/12/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 526
Address: The Lenham School, Ham Lane, Lenham, ME17 2LL
Head: Mr Chris Foreman (Head of School)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Kings Close to The Lenham School
Lenham Primary School
Distance: 1.91 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/11/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Lenham Primary School, Ham Lane, Lenham, ME17 2LL
Head: Mrs Andrea McCluskey (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Kings Close to Lenham Primary School
Harrietsham Church of England Primary School
Distance: 2.01 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 12/12/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 213
Address: Harrietsham Church of England Primary School, West Street, Harrietsham, ME17 1JZ
Head: Ms Linda Oliver (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Kings Close to Harrietsham Church of England Primary School
Milstead and Frinsted Church of England Primary School
Distance: 2.23 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 24/07/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 103
Address: Milstead and Frinsted Church of England Primary School, School Lane, Milstead, ME9 0SJ
Head: Mrs Katherine Baker (Head Teacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Kings Close to Milstead and Frinsted Church of England Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital
Address: Bell Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4DT,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01795 418300
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.18 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital
Cygnet Hospital Maidstone
Address:
NHS Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Distance: 6.19 (miles)
Directions from Kings 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: 6.33 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to KIMS Hospital
The Somerfield Hospital
Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 8.32 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to The Somerfield Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Kings Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Kings Close
2.02 Dental Surgery 4 High Street, Lenham ME17 2QD
5.47 Dental Surgery 13 Park Road ME10 1DR
5.49 K2 Smiles Ltd 1 Cavendish Way, Bearsted ME15 8PW
5.52 119a High Street ME10 4AQ
5.52 Chopra & Associates Sutton House, 5 London Road ME10 1NQ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Kings Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Kings Close
1.53 The Glebe Medical Centre Church Road, Harrietsham ME17 1AP
2.08 Len Valley Practice Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QF tel:01622 858341
4.92 Langley Horseshoes Lane, Langley ME17 3JY tel:01622 863030
5.18 Memorial Medical Centre Bell Road ME10 4XX tel:01795 477764
5.46 Bearsted Yeoman Lane, Bearsted ME14 4DS tel:01622 737326

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Kings Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Kings Close
1.98 Saxon Warrior Pharmacy The Square, Lenham ME17 2PG
5.18 Memorial Pharmacy Bell Road ME10 4XX tel:01795 435177
5.46 The Charing Pharmacy Charing Surgery, 1 Surgery Close, Charing TN27 0AW tel:0844 4773040
5.52 Lloydspharmacy 23 London Road ME10 1NQ
5.54 Boots The Chemists 122 High Street ME10 4PL

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Kings Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Kings Close
5.52 John High Opticians - Sittingbourne 73 High Street ME10 4AW
5.52 W And K Pope Opticians 65 High Street ME10 4AW
5.52 Boots (sittingbourne) 99 High Street ME10 4AJ
5.54 John Frewin Opticians - Sittingbourne 114 High Street ME10 4PL
5.54 Snk Eyecare Ltd (sittingbourne) 114 High Street ME10 4PL

Nearest Libraries

Lenham Library
11 The Limes, The Square Lenham, Maidstone, ME172PQ
Telephone: 01622 859140
Distance: 2 Miles
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Directions from Kings Close to Lenham Library
Bearsted Library
The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone, ME144DN
Telephone: 01622 739774
Distance: 5.19 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Kings Close to Bearsted Library
Sittingbourne Library
Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, ME104AH
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 5.46 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Kings Close to Sittingbourne Library
Charing Library
Market Place, Charing, TN270LR
Telephone: 01233 713177
Distance: 5.54 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Kings Close to Charing Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Harrietsham Station is 1.72 miles away.

Address: Harrietsham station, Station Road, Harriertsham, Kent, ME17 1JA

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

Harrietsham Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Kings Close to Harrietsham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:22:00
Barming00:19:00
Bearsted00:08:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:32:00
Bromley South01:02:00
Canterbury West00:50:30
Charing (Kent)00:09:00
Chartham00:44:30
Chilham00:40:30
East Malling00:23:00
Hollingbourne00:04:00
Kemsing00:36:00
Lenham00:04:00
London Victoria01:21:30
Maidstone East00:15:00
Otford00:42:00
St Mary Cray00:54:30
Swanley00:51:00
West Malling00:25:00
Wye00:34:30

Lenham Station is 2.04 miles away.

Address: Lenham station, Station Approach Road, off High Street, Lenham, ME17 2HR

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

Lenham Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Kings Close to Lenham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:18:30
Barming00:22:00
Bearsted00:11:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:35:00
Bromley South01:05:00
Canterbury West00:46:30
Charing (Kent)00:05:00
Chartham00:40:30
Chilham00:36:30
East Malling00:26:00
Harrietsham00:03:00
Hollingbourne00:07:00
Kemsing00:40:00
London Victoria01:24:30
Maidstone East00:18:00
Otford00:45:00
St Mary Cray00:57:30
Swanley00:54:00
West Malling00:29:00
Wye00:30:30

Hollingbourne Station is 3.07 miles away.

Address: Hollingbourne station, Eythorne Street, Hollingbourne, Kent, ME17 1TX

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

Hollingbourne Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Kings Close to Hollingbourne Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:24:30
Barming00:15:00
Bearsted00:04:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:28:00
Bromley South00:58:00
Canterbury West00:53:30
Charing (Kent)00:13:00
Chartham00:47:30
Chilham00:43:30
East Malling00:19:00
Harrietsham00:04:00
Kemsing00:32:00
Lenham00:07:30
London Victoria01:17:30
Maidstone East00:11:00
Otford00:38:00
St Mary Cray00:50:30
Swanley00:47:00
West Malling00:21:00
Wye00:37:30

Bearsted Station is 5.31 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 Kings 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

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 21.11 miles away Directions from Kings Close to London Southend Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 23.66 miles away Directions from Kings Close to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Kent International Airport is 29.05 miles away Directions from Kings Close to Kent International Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 29.14 miles away Directions from Kings Close to Biggin Hill Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 19.02 miles away

Directions from Kings Close to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 19.33 miles away

Directions from Kings Close to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal is 21.52 miles away

Directions from Kings Close to Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal

Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 25.19 miles away

Directions from Kings Close to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M20 J8/A20 - 3.67 Miles Away

Directions from Kings Close to M20 J8/A20

Junction: M2 J5/A249(T)/A249 - 4.86 Miles Away

Directions from Kings Close to M2 J5/A249(T)/A249

Junction: M20 J7/A249 - 6.58 Miles Away

Directions from Kings Close to M20 J7/A249

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 7.05 Miles Away

Directions from Kings Close to M2 J4/A278

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway
Railways
Distance: 2.24 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway
Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle
Country Parks
Distance: 3.29 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle
Attraction Name: Doddington Place Gardens
Gardens
Distance: 4.01 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to Doddington Place Gardens
Attraction Name: Sittingbourne's Steam Railway
Railways
Distance: 5.84 (miles)
Directions from Kings Close to Sittingbourne's Steam Railway