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Birch Drive Chatham ME5 8YU

Birch Drive is a Street in the town of Chatham with the postcode of ME5 8YU which measures approximately 252 metres long.

Birch Drive 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.

Birch Drive has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 24200128 in the National Street Gazetteer.

Birch Drive is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 30.83 miles East from the centre of London, 4.09 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 23.27 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 28.15 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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Roads that have a Junction with Birch Drive

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Gleaming Wood Drivejunction

Sunset and Sunrise times for Birch Drive, ME5 8YU

Sunrise07:35
Sunset15:54

Latest Weather Conditions for Birch Drive, ME5 8YU

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 28 November 2021 at 14:00 (19.61 miles away)
Current Weather:Sunny day
Temperature and Humidity:3.8°C (72.3%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NNW (15 mph)
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Location Details

Birch Drive
Map showing the location of Birch Drive
Latitude51.329585
Longitude0.551463
OS Easting (X):577733
OS Northing (Y):162089
OS Grid Reference:TQ777621

Frequently asked Questions for Birch Drive

What Council (Local Authority) is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the local authority area of Maidstone Council which is a District Council.

What Parish Council is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the area of Boxley Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the ward of Boxley.

What County is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the constituency of Faversham and Mid Kent.

What Part of the UK is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is Birch Drive in?

Birch Drive is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Birch Drive

2, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)32, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Detached)
3, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)37, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Detached)
6, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)39, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
9, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)40, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
10, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)43, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
11, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)44, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
13, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)46, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
15, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)47, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
16, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)48, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
17, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)48, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
18, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)51, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
18, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)52, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Flats Or Maisonettes)
19, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)52, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
20, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)53, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)
21, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)55, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
24, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)56, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
25, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)57, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
26, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)58, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Detached)
27, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)60, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
28, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)61, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
29, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)62, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
30, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Terraced)63, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)
31, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Detached)66, Birch Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8YU, (Semi-detached)

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00123536
ONS Area NameWhite Professionals
Average Age34.06
Area Population1376.00
Male Population682.00 (50%)
Female Population694.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants13 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024333
LSOA Name:Maidstone 001A
SOA Code:8c
SOA Name:Comfortable suburbia
MSOA Code:E02005068
MSOA Name:Maidstone 001

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Chatham Lords Wood Express
Newton Close, Lords Wood, Chatham, ME5 8TH
0345 671 9586
Distance: 0.48 Miles
Directions from Birch Drive to Tesco Chatham Lords Wood Express
Sainsburys Hempstead Valley
Hempstead Valley, Hempstead, Gillingham, England, ME7 3PB
01634 648550
Distance: 1.28 Miles
Directions from Birch Drive to Sainsburys Hempstead Valley
Morrisons Walderslade
Walderslade, Princes Avenue, Chatham ME5 7PQ
01634 684 936
Distance: 1.8 Miles
Directions from Birch Drive to Morrisons Walderslade
Asda Chatham
387 Maidstone Road, Chatham, ME5 9SE
01634 666112
Distance: 2.12 Miles
Directions from Birch Drive to Asda Chatham

 Telephone Information

Dialling CodeTelephone ExchangeTelephone CabinetFibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises
01634BLUE BELL HILL - NDBLHP39FTTC

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Less than 2 Mbps 27.7 >=30 >=30 Y 61

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Maidstone
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: Boxley Ward
Parish: Boxley Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Schools

Swingate Primary School
Distance: 0.36 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 03/12/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 657
Address: Swingate Primary School, Sultan Road, Lordswood, ME5 8TJ
Head: Miss Kirstine Boon (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to Swingate Primary School
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School
Distance: 0.62 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/09/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 210
Address: St Benedict's Catholic Primary School, Lambourn Way, Lordswood, ME5 8PU
Head: Mrs Joanne Burford (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to St Benedict's Catholic Primary School
Lordswood School
Distance: 0.98 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 24/02/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 394
Address: Lordswood School, Lordswood Lane, ME5 8NN
Head: Mrs Jayne Lusinski (Head of School)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to Lordswood School
Bredhurst Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Distance: 1.11 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 09/01/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 125
Address: Bredhurst Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, The Street, Bredhurst, ME7 3JY
Head: Mrs Michelle Cox (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to Bredhurst Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Alexandra Hospital
Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.08 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Spire Alexandra Hospital
KIMS Hospital
Address: Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, ME14 5FT,
NHS Sector
KIMS Hospital
Telephone: 01622 237 500
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.02 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to KIMS Hospital
Cygnet Hospital Maidstone
Address:
NHS Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Distance: 3.3 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Cygnet Hospital Maidstone
Medway Maritime Hospital
Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.5 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Medway Maritime Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Birch Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Birch Drive
1.09 Dental Surgery 17-19 Gould Road ME5 8DP
1.27 Kent Smile Studio 147 Walderslade Road ME5 9LL
1.27 Walderslade Road (dental Surgery) 417 Walderslade Road ME5 9LL
1.90 Dental Surgery 198 Fairview Avenue ME8 0PX
1.93 Medway Dental Care 26 King George Road ME5 0TX

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Birch Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Birch Drive
0.39 Dr O Singh & Partner Lordswood Community, Sultan Road ME5 8TJ
0.39 Reach Healthcare Green Suite, Lordswood Health Centre, Sultan Road ME5 8TJ
1.31 Reach Healthcare Walderslade Village Surgery, 62a Robin Hood Lane ME5 9LD tel:01634 687200
1.48 Tunbury Avenue Surgery 16 Tunbury Avenue, Walderslade ME5 9EH
1.71 Patel S K C 144 Hempstead Road, Hempstead ME7 3QE tel:01634 235531

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Birch Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Birch Drive
0.47 Lloydspharmacy 17 Kestrel Road, Lords Wood ME5 8TH
1.25 Lloydspharmacy Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Hempstead ME7 3PB
1.25 Boots The Chemists 5 Hempstead Valley Centre, Hempstead ME7 3PB tel:01634 388175
1.27 Fenns Chemist Unit 9-10, Walderslade Centre, Walderslade Road ME5 9LR
1.71 Hempstead Pharmacy 148b Hempstead Road, Hempstead ME7 3QE tel:01634 376674

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Birch Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Birch Drive
1.22 Leightons Opticians (gillingham) Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Hempstead ME7 3PD
1.22 Vision Express (hempstead Valley) Unit 39, Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre ME7 3PD
1.27 Village Vision 6 Ashdown House, Walderslade Road ME5 9LR
1.53 S Reddy Optometrist 30 Meadowdown Close, Hempstead ME7 3SU
2.29 Robert Squires Optician 27 Parkwood Green ME8 9PW

Nearest Libraries

Lordswood Library
Kestrel Road, Medway, ME58TH
Telephone: 01634 862096
Distance: 0.47 Miles
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Directions from Birch Drive to Lordswood Library
Walderslade Village Library
Walderslade Centre, Chatham, ME59LR
Telephone: 01634 686467
Distance: 1.27 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Birch Drive to Walderslade Village Library
Hempstead Library
Hempstead Road, Gillingham, ME73QG
Telephone: 01634 361544
Distance: 1.61 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Birch Drive to Hempstead Library
Wigmore Library
208 Fairview Avenue , Wigmore, Gillingham, ME80PX
Telephone: 01634 235576
Distance: 1.91 Miles
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Directions from Birch Drive to Wigmore Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Rainham (Kent) Station is 3.62 miles away.

Address: Rainham station, Station Road, Rainham, Kent, ME8 7SF

Rainham (Kent) is situated on the Chatham Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Rainham (Kent) Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Birch Drive to Rainham (Kent) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abbey Wood00:58:00
Adisham00:46:00
Ashford International02:01:00
Aylesham00:49:00
Bekesbourne00:42:00
Birchington-on-sea00:42:30
Broadstairs00:55:00
Bromley South00:41:30
Canterbury East00:37:00
Charlton01:10:00
Chatham00:10:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:31:00
City Thameslink01:37:00
Cricklewood01:56:00
Dartford00:46:00
Deal01:16:00
Denmark Hill01:09:30
Deptford01:20:00
Dover Priory01:07:00
Dumpton Park01:01:00
Ebbsfleet International00:34:00
Elstree & Borehamwood02:07:00
Farningham Road00:34:00
Farringdon01:39:00
Faversham00:20:00
Folkestone Central01:45:00
Folkestone West01:47:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:06:00
Gravesend00:29:00
Greenhithe for Bluewater00:38:00
Greenwich01:17:00
Harpenden02:26:00
Hendon01:59:00
Herne Bay00:33:00
Higham00:22:00
Kearsney (Kent)01:00:00
Kentish Town01:48:00
London Blackfriars01:35:00
London Bridge01:28:00
London St Pancras International01:43:00
London Victoria01:02:00
Longfield00:30:00
Luton02:36:00
Luton Airport Parkway02:32:00
Margate00:49:00
Martin Mill01:24:00
Maze Hill01:14:00
Meopham00:25:30
Mill Hill Broadway02:03:00
Newington00:04:00
Northfleet00:33:00
Plumstead01:01:00
Radlett02:11:00
Ramsgate01:03:30
Rochester00:14:00
Sandwich01:10:00
Selling00:27:00
Shepherds Well00:56:00
Sittingbourne00:09:00
Slade Green00:51:00
Snowdown00:52:00
Sole Street00:23:00
St Albans City02:17:00
St Mary Cray00:44:00
Stone Crossing00:40:00
Stratford International00:46:00
Strood (Kent)00:17:00
Swanley00:39:00
Swanscombe00:35:00
Teynham00:14:00
Walmer01:19:00
West Hampstead Thameslink01:52:00
Westcombe Park01:12:00
Westgate-on-Sea00:48:00
Whitstable00:27:00
Woolwich Arsenal01:04:00

Chatham Station is 3.75 miles away.

Address: Chatham station, Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6PN

Chatham is situated on the Chatham Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Chatham Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Birch Drive to Chatham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abbey Wood00:48:00
Adisham00:56:30
Ashford International02:10:00
Aylesham00:59:30
Bekesbourne00:52:30
Birchington-on-sea00:52:00
Broadstairs01:04:00
Bromley South00:34:00
Canterbury East00:46:00
Charlton01:00:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:40:00
City Thameslink01:26:30
Dartford00:35:00
Deal01:25:00
Denmark Hill00:58:30
Deptford01:10:00
Dover Priory01:17:00
Dumpton Park01:10:00
Ebbsfleet International00:25:00
Elstree & Borehamwood01:57:00
Farningham Road00:24:00
Farringdon01:29:00
Faversham00:29:00
Folkestone Central01:54:00
Folkestone West01:56:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:05:00
Gravesend00:19:00
Greenhithe for Bluewater00:28:00
Greenwich01:07:00
Harpenden02:16:00
Herne Bay00:43:00
Higham00:12:00
Kearsney (Kent)01:11:00
Kentish Town01:38:00
London Blackfriars01:24:00
London Bridge01:18:00
London St Pancras International01:33:00
London Victoria00:59:00
Longfield00:20:00
Luton02:26:00
Luton Airport Parkway02:22:00
Margate00:58:00
Martin Mill01:33:00
Maze Hill01:04:00
Meopham00:16:00
Mill Hill Broadway01:53:00
Newington00:14:00
Northfleet00:23:00
Plumstead00:51:00
Radlett02:00:30
Rainham (Kent)00:10:00
Ramsgate01:11:00
Rochester00:04:00
Sandwich01:19:00
Selling00:37:30
Shepherds Well01:06:00
Sittingbourne00:18:00
Slade Green00:41:00
Snowdown01:02:30
Sole Street00:13:00
St Albans City02:07:00
St Mary Cray00:34:00
Stone Crossing00:30:00
Stratford International00:37:00
Strood (Kent)00:07:00
Swanley00:29:00
Swanscombe00:25:00
Teynham00:23:00
Walmer01:28:00
West Hampstead Thameslink01:42:00
Westcombe Park01:02:00
Westgate-on-Sea00:57:00
Whitstable00:37:00
Woolwich Arsenal00:54:00

Maidstone East Station is 3.81 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 Birch Drive 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

Bearsted Station is 3.88 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 Birch Drive 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 17.78 miles away Directions from Birch Drive to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 22.37 miles away Directions from Birch Drive to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 24.76 miles away Directions from Birch Drive to London City Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 30.77 miles away Directions from Birch Drive to Lydd London Ashford Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 11.26 miles away

Directions from Birch Drive to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 11.57 miles away

Directions from Birch Drive to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 22.83 miles away

Directions from Birch Drive to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing

Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 23.39 miles away

Directions from Birch Drive to Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 1.49 Miles Away

Directions from Birch Drive to M2 J4/A278

Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 1.83 Miles Away

Directions from Birch Drive to M2 J3/A229/A2045

Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 2.64 Miles Away

Directions from Birch Drive to M20 J6/A229

Junction: M20 J7/A249 - 2.88 Miles Away

Directions from Birch Drive to M20 J7/A249

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Rochester Cathedral
Places of Worship
Distance: 4.6 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Rochester Cathedral
Attraction Name: Guildhall Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.73 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Guildhall Museum
Attraction Name: Ditton Heritage Centre Ltd
Visitor Centres
Distance: 4.96 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Ditton Heritage Centre Ltd
Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle
Country Parks
Distance: 6.09 (miles)
Directions from Birch Drive to Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle