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The Downs in Blue Bell Hill ME5 9RA

The Downs is a Street in the Kent village of Blue Bell Hill with the postcode of ME5 9RA and measures approximately 156 metres long.

The average house in The Downs sells for £515,000.00

There are 29 other streets named The Downs in Great Britain.

The Downs is within the area of Tonbridge and Malling 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 Aylesford.

The Downs has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 40601474 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Downs is roughly 186.13 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 188.70 and the lowest point being 183.70. A change of 5.00 metres.

Average House Prices for The Downs
YearSalesAverage House Price
20192£575,000.
20161£400,000.
20151£510,000.

The Downs is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 29 miles East from the centre of London, 4.01 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 25.23 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 27.94 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Downs, ME5 9RA

Sunrise07:23
Sunset18:02

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ME5 9RA

Latest Weather Conditions for The Downs, ME5 9RA

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 16 October 2021 at 20:00 (20.82 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:13.2°C (80.2%)
Wind Direction and Speed:S (8 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Downs Blue Bell Hill

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Rochester
Address:Medway Valley Leisure Park
Telephone: Learn More
3.66
2: Name:Premier Inn Maidstone West Malling
Address:Castle Way
Telephone: Learn More
3.89
3: Name:Premier Inn Maidstone Leybourne
Address:Castle Way
Telephone: Learn More
3.89
4: Name:Premier Inn Gillingham Business Park
Address:Will Adams Way
Telephone: Learn More
3.90
5: Name:Travelodge Maidstone Central
Address:St Peter's St, Maidstone, ME16 0SR
Telephone:0871 984 6034 Learn More
4.01

Buying a House in The Downs? View our Mortgage Examples

Mortgage Calculator for the Lowest Priced Property on The Downs
Total Price of Property£400,000
Minimum Deposit£20,000.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,166.67
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£2,002.49
Mortgage Calculator for the Highest Priced Property on The Downs
Total Price of Property£685,000
Minimum Deposit£34,250.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,997.92
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£3,429.27
Mortgage Calculator for the Average Priced Property on The Downs
Total Price of Property£515,000
Minimum Deposit£25,750.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£1,502.08
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£2,578.21

Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Downs above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
186.13183.70188.705.00

Frequently asked Questions for The Downs

What Council (Local Authority) is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the local authority area of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the area of Aylesford Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the ward of Aylesford North and Walderslade.

What County is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the constituency of Chatham and Aylesford.

What Part of the UK is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is The Downs in?

The Downs is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for The Downs

1 The Downs, Chatham, Chatham, ME5 9RA, 15 The Downs, Chatham, ME5 9RA,
14 The Downs, Chatham, ME5 9RA, 16 The Downs, Chatham, ME5 9RA,

Roads that have a Junction with The Downs

Road NameJunction Type
Mill Lanejunction

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Location Details

The Downs
Map showing the location of The Downs
Latitude51.330368
Longitude0.506028
OS Easting (X):574566
OS Northing (Y):162067
OS Grid Reference:TQ746621

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Downs

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00125481
ONS Area NameAgeing in Suburbia
Average Age44.15
Area Population1285.00
Male Population639.00 (50%)
Female Population646.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants8 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024721
LSOA Name:Tonbridge and Malling 001C
SOA Code:8b
SOA Name:Ageing suburbanites
MSOA Code:E02005149
MSOA Name:Tonbridge and Malling 001

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Chatham
387 Maidstone Road, Chatham, ME5 9SE
01634 666112
Distance: 1.01 Miles
Directions from The Downs to Asda Chatham
Tesco Chatham Lords Wood Express
Newton Close, Lords Wood, Chatham, ME5 8TH
0345 671 9586
Distance: 1.7 Miles
Directions from The Downs to Tesco Chatham Lords Wood Express
Morrisons Walderslade
Walderslade, Princes Avenue, Chatham ME5 7PQ
01634 684 936
Distance: 2.02 Miles
Directions from The Downs to Morrisons Walderslade
Sainsburys Larkfield
Quarry Wood Industrial Estate, Mills Road, Aylesford, England, ME20 7NA
01622 790223
Distance: 2.95 Miles
Directions from The Downs to Sainsburys Larkfield

 Telephone Information

Dialling CodeTelephone ExchangeTelephone CabinetFibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises
01634BLUE BELL HILL - NDBLHP45FTTC

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Greater than 2 Mbps 29.6 21.9 >=30 Y 7

 Recent House Sales in The Downs

Address10 The Downs, Kent, ME5 9RA.
Sale DateFri 01 Feb 2019
Sale Price£465,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address12 The Downs, Kent, ME5 9RA.
Sale DateWed 29 May 2019
Sale Price£685,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address15 The Downs, Kent, ME5 9RA.
Sale DateFri 18 Nov 2016
Sale Price£400,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold
Address14 The Downs, Kent, ME5 9RA.
Sale DateFri 16 Oct 2015
Sale Price£510,000
Type of PropertyDetached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
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Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling,
Telephone Number: ME19 4LZ
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Chatham and Aylesford
The Member of Parliament is Tracey Crouch
Details for the MP Tracey Crouch on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Tracey Crouch on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Tracey Crouch won with a majority of 18,540 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 71,642
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Aylesford North and Walderslade Ward
Parish: Aylesford Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Car Parks

Blue Bell Hill Commuter Car Park
Maidstone Road, Aylesford, Kent
Aylesford
ME5 9PE
Distance: 0.46 km (click for directions)
Blue badge holders free parking Sunday and Public Holidays free of charge Located close to Junction 3 of the M2. There are currently 2 coach operators who provide a service to London from this car park, they are Kings Ferry and Chalkwell
Telephone: 01732876370
Operated by: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Bell Lane Car Park
Bell Lane, Burham, Kent
Burham
ME1 3SX
Distance: 1.04 km (click for directions)
Free of charge car park
Telephone: 01732876370
Operated by: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Church Street Car Park
Church Street, Burham, Kent
Burham
ME1 3SD
Distance: 1.33 km (click for directions)
Free of charge car park
Telephone: 01732876370
Operated by: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Snodhurst Bottom - Pavillion Car Park
Walderslade Road, Chatham, Kent
Chatham
ME5 0LU
Distance: 2.13 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01634843165
Operated by: Medway Council

Nearest Schools

Tunbury Primary School
Distance: 0.7 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 10/09/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 591
Address: Tunbury Primary School, Tunbury Avenue, Walderslade, ME5 9HY
Head: Mrs Ruth Austin (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Downs to Tunbury Primary School
Burham Church of England Primary School
Distance: 1.08 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 24/10/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 168
Address: Burham Church of England Primary School, Bell Lane, Burham, ME1 3SY
Head: Miss Michelle Grima (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Downs to Burham Church of England Primary School
Walderslade Primary School
Distance: 1.29 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/06/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 236
Address: Walderslade Primary School, Dargets Road, Walderslade, ME5 8BJ
Head: Mrs Amy Rowley-Jones (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Downs to Walderslade Primary School
St Mark's Church of England Primary School, Eccles
Distance: 1.33 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 09/11/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 127
Address: St Mark's Church of England Primary School, Eccles, Eccles Row, Eccles, ME20 7HS
Head: Mr Jonathan Bassett (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Downs to St Mark's Church of England Primary School, Eccles

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Alexandra Hospital
Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.9 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to Spire Alexandra Hospital
The Somerfield Hospital
Address: 63-77 London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0DU,
Independent Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 3.66 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to The Somerfield Hospital
Medway Maritime Hospital
Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.76 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to Medway Maritime Hospital
KIMS Hospital
Address: Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, ME14 5FT,
NHS Sector
KIMS Hospital
Telephone: 01622 237 500
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.77 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to KIMS Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Downs

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Downs
1.13 Kent Smile Studio 147 Walderslade Road ME5 9LL
1.13 Walderslade Road (dental Surgery) 417 Walderslade Road ME5 9LL
1.13 Dental Surgery 1 Lavender Close ME5 0PU
1.47 Dental Surgery 17-19 Gould Road ME5 8DP
1.51 Medway Dental Care 26 King George Road ME5 0TX

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Downs

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Downs
0.87 Tunbury Avenue Surgery 16 Tunbury Avenue, Walderslade ME5 9EH
0.93 Reach Healthcare Walderslade Village Surgery, 62a Robin Hood Lane ME5 9LD tel:01634 687200
1.07 Phoenix Medical Practice 33 Bell Lane, Burham ME1 3SX tel:01634 867982
1.29 The White House Mackenders Lane, Eccles ME20 7HX
1.39 King George Road Surgery 52a King George Road ME5 0TT tel:0844 4773376

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Downs

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Downs
1.03 Asda Pharmacy 387 Maidstone Road ME5 9SD tel:01634 663010
1.09 Fenns Chemist Unit 9-10, Walderslade Centre, Walderslade Road ME5 9LR
1.30 Merlin Pharmacy Consultants Ltd 54 Silverweed Road, Weedswood ME5 0QX tel:01634 861683
1.48 Delmergate Limited 21 Shirley Avenue ME5 9UR
1.66 Lloydspharmacy 17 Kestrel Road, Lords Wood ME5 8TH

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Downs

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Downs
1.09 Village Vision 6 Ashdown House, Walderslade Road ME5 9LR
1.61 M & H Vision Care 47 Vale Drive ME5 9XB
2.73 Redhill Opticians 4 Holborough Road ME6 5NJ
2.78 Buchanan Optometrists - Snodland 56 Malling Road ME6 5NB
2.98 Leightons Opticians (gillingham) Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Hempstead ME7 3PD

Nearest Libraries

Walderslade Village Library
Walderslade Centre, Chatham, ME59LR
Telephone: 01634 686467
Distance: 1.09 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Downs to Walderslade Village Library
Walderslade Hook Meadow Library
King George Road, Chatham, ME50TZ
Telephone: 01634 861531
Distance: 1.59 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Downs to Walderslade Hook Meadow Library
Lordswood Library
Kestrel Road, Medway, ME58TH
Telephone: 01634 862096
Distance: 1.66 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Downs to Lordswood Library
Aylesford Library
Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Tonbridge, ME207AU
Telephone: 01622 710674
Distance: 2.11 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Downs to Aylesford Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Snodland Station is 2.49 miles away.

Address: Snodland station, High Street, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5AN

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

Snodland Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Downs to Snodland Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aylesford00:05:00
Beltring00:29:00
Cuxton00:07:00
East Farleigh00:17:00
Ebbsfleet International00:24:30
Gravesend00:20:00
Halling00:03:00
London St Pancras International00:43:00
Maidstone Barracks00:10:00
Maidstone West00:14:00
New Hythe00:02:00
Paddock Wood00:33:00
Stratford International00:36:00
Strood (Kent)00:11:00
Tonbridge00:41:00
Wateringbury00:22:00
Yalding00:26:00

New Hythe Station is 2.51 miles away.

Address: New Hythe station, off New Hythe Lane, New Hythe, Kent, ME20 6XJ

New Hythe is situated on the Medway Valley Line and is managed by Southeastern.

New Hythe Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Downs to New Hythe Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aylesford00:03:00
Beltring00:27:00
Cuxton00:10:00
East Farleigh00:15:00
Halling00:06:00
Maidstone Barracks00:08:00
Maidstone West00:12:00
Paddock Wood00:31:00
Snodland00:03:00
Strood (Kent)00:14:30
Tonbridge00:39:00
Wateringbury00:20:00
Yalding00:24:00

Aylesford Station is 2.64 miles away.

Address: Aylesford station, Station Road, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7LL

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

Aylesford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Downs to Aylesford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Beltring00:24:00
Cuxton00:12:00
East Farleigh00:12:00
Halling00:08:30
Maidstone Barracks00:05:00
Maidstone West00:09:00
New Hythe00:02:30
Paddock Wood00:28:00
Snodland00:05:30
Strood (Kent)00:17:30
Tonbridge00:36:00
Wateringbury00:17:00
Yalding00:21:00

Halling Station is 3.05 miles away.

Address: Halling station, High Street, Halling, Kent, ME1 1BN

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

Halling Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Downs to Halling Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aylesford00:08:00
Beltring00:32:00
Cuxton00:04:00
East Farleigh00:20:00
Maidstone Barracks00:13:00
Maidstone West00:17:00
New Hythe00:05:00
Paddock Wood00:36:00
Snodland00:03:00
Strood (Kent)00:08:30
Tonbridge00:44:00
Wateringbury00:25:00
Yalding00:29:00

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 18.53 miles away Directions from The Downs to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 20.41 miles away Directions from The Downs to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 23.05 miles away Directions from The Downs to London City Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 31.32 miles away Directions from The Downs to London Gatwick Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 9.94 miles away

Directions from The Downs to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 10.27 miles away

Directions from The Downs to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 21.95 miles away

Directions from The Downs to Woolwich Arsenal Pier

Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 22.26 miles away

Directions from The Downs to Woolwich Ferry South Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 0.37 Miles Away

Directions from The Downs to M2 J3/A229/A2045

Junction: M20 J6/A229 - 2.2 Miles Away

Directions from The Downs to M20 J6/A229

Junction: M20 J5/A20 - 2.53 Miles Away

Directions from The Downs to M20 J5/A20

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 3.41 Miles Away

Directions from The Downs to M2 J4/A278

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Ditton Heritage Centre Ltd
Visitor Centres
Distance: 3.38 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to Ditton Heritage Centre Ltd
Attraction Name: Rochester Cathedral
Places of Worship
Distance: 4.05 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to Rochester Cathedral
Attraction Name: Guildhall Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 4.19 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to Guildhall Museum
Attraction Name: Cobham Wood and Mausoleum
Historic Properties
Distance: 5.12 (miles)
Directions from The Downs to Cobham Wood and Mausoleum