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Drakes Close Upchurch ME9 7BL

Drakes Close is a Street in the village of Upchurch with the postcode of ME9 7BL which measures approximately 266 metres long.

Drakes Close is within the Post Town of SITTINGBOURNE

Drakes Close is within the area of Swale 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 Upchurch.

Drakes Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 39000399 in the National Street Gazetteer.

Drakes Close is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 33.76 miles East from the centre of London, 8.63 miles North East from the centre of Maidstone, 19.96 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 26.15 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

House Sales in Drakes Close

Estate Agents near Drakes Close

Estate Agents near Drakes Close
NameAddressWebsite
Rainham Homes Ltd135 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 8BDVisit Website
Kayleigh Stevens Personal Property Consultancy, Rainham123 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 8ANVisit Website
Pollard Estates34 Station Road, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7PHVisit Website

Map of Drakes Close

Street Crime
(Central Point of Street - Not Actual Location)
For MSOA E02005122 (Statistical Neighbourhood)
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Green = Very Low
Yellow = Low
Orange = High
Red = Very High
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Walking DistancesGreen Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)

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  • ME9 7BL
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Roads that have a Junction with Drakes Close

StreetJunction Type
Chaffe's Lanejunction
Chaffe's Lanejunction

Sunset and Sunrise times for Drakes Close, ME9 7BL

Sunrise04:41
Sunset21:17

Latest Weather Conditions for Drakes Close, ME9 7BL

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 26 June 2022 at 10:00 (14.91 miles away)
Current Weather:Sunny day
Temperature and Humidity:18.6°C (55.2%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SW (16 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Drakes Close Upchurch

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Rainham Kent
Address:High Street
Telephone: Learn More
1.88
2: Name:Travelodge Medway M2
Address:Motorway Junction 4-5, M2, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 8PQ
Telephone:0871 984 6198 Learn More
2.77
3: Name:Premier Inn Sittingbourne Kent
Address:Bobbing Corner
Telephone: Learn More
2.96
4: Name:Premier Inn Gillingham Business Park
Address:Will Adams Way
Telephone: Learn More
3.21
5: Name:Premier Inn Chatham Gillingham Victory Pier
Address:Blake Avenue
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4.35

Location Details

Drakes Close
Map showing the location of Drakes Close
Latitude51.371238
Longitude0.646009
OS Easting (X):584151
OS Northing (Y):166953
OS Grid Reference:TQ842670

Frequently asked Questions for Drakes Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the local authority area of Swale Council which is a District Council.

What Parish Council is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the area of Upchurch Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the ward of Hartlip &Newington and Upchurch.

What County is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the constituency of Sittingbourne and Sheppey.

What Part of the UK is Drakes Close in?

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

What County Council area is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is Drakes Close in?

Drakes Close is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Drakes Close

  • 1, (Terraced)
  • 2, (Terraced)
  • 3, (Terraced)
  • 6, (Terraced)
  • 7, (Semi-detached)
  • 8, (Semi-detached)
  • 9, (Semi-detached)
  • 10, (Terraced)
  • 12, (Terraced)
  • 14, (Terraced)
  • 15, (Flats Or Maisonettes)
  • 16, (Semi-detached)
  • 18, (Semi-detached)
  • 23, (Semi-detached)
  • 24, (Semi-detached)
  • 27, (Semi-detached)
  • 29, (Semi-detached)
  • 36, (Semi-detached)
  • 40, (Terraced)
  • 43, (Semi-detached)
  • 47, (Terraced)
  • 53, (Semi-detached)
  • 57, (Semi-detached)
  • 67, (Terraced)
  • 71, (Terraced)
  • 71, (Terraced), (First sold in 2001-07-13)
  • 73, (Semi-detached)
  • 73, (Terraced)

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00124721
ONS Area NameRural Life
Average Age43.82
Area Population1340.00
Male Population639.00 (48%)
Female Population701.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants10 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024573
LSOA Name:Swale 008D
SOA Code:8b
SOA Name:Ageing suburbanites
MSOA Code:E02005122
MSOA Name:Swale 008

Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland Rainham
Unit 12 District Centre, Rainham, Kent, ME8 7HW
01634261356
Distance: 1.72 Miles
Directions from Drakes Close to Iceland Rainham
Tesco Rainham Kent Metro
1 Rainham Centre, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 7HW
0345 677 9568
Distance: 1.74 Miles
Directions from Drakes Close to Tesco Rainham Kent Metro
Tesco Gillingham Kent Extra
Courteney Rd, Gillingham, ME8 0GX
0345 677 9300
Distance: 2.72 Miles
Directions from Drakes Close to Tesco Gillingham Kent Extra
Iceland Gillingham 2
Phase 7 West, Gillingham Retail Park, , ME8 0PU
01634263880
Distance: 2.99 Miles
Directions from Drakes Close to Iceland Gillingham 2

 Telephone Information

Dialling CodeTelephone ExchangeTelephone CabinetFibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises
01634RAINHAM; KENT - NDRAIP30FTTC

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Less than 2 Mbps 3.6 4 5 Y 41

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Swale
Visit the Council's Website
Swale House, East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent &ME10 3HT
Send email
Telephone Number: 01795 417 850
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Sittingbourne and Sheppey
The Member of Parliament is Gordon Henderson
Details for the MP Gordon Henderson on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Gordon Henderson on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Gordon Henderson won with a majority of 24,479 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 83,917
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Hartlip &Newington and Upchurch Ward
Parish: Upchurch Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Schools

Holywell Primary School
Distance: 0.63 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/05/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 199
Address: Holywell Primary School, Forge Lane, Upchurch, ME9 7AE
Head: Mr Darran Callaghan (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Drakes Close to Holywell Primary School
Lower Halstow Primary School
Distance: 1.67 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 31/03/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 155
Address: Lower Halstow Primary School, School Lane, Lower Halstow, ME9 7ES
Head: Mrs Tara Deevoy (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Drakes Close to Lower Halstow Primary School
Riverside Primary School
Distance: 1.98 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 11/12/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 255
Address: Riverside Primary School, St Edmunds Way, Rainham, ME8 8ET
Head: Mrs Kim Wilmer (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Drakes Close to Riverside Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Medway Maritime Hospital
Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.27 (miles)
Directions from to Medway Maritime Hospital
Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital
Address: Bell Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4DT,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01795 418300
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.49 (miles)
Directions from to Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital
Spire Alexandra Hospital
Address: Impton Lane, Chatham, ME5 9PG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01634 687166
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.59 (miles)
Directions from to Spire Alexandra Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Drakes Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Drakes Close
1.58 23 Mierscourt Road Rainham ME8 8JE
1.82 The Rainham Dental Surgery 15 High Street, Rainham ME8 7HX
1.95 Maidstone Road (dental Surgery) 3 Maidstone Road ME8 0DH

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Drakes Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Drakes Close
0.23 Shaunak Ln 56 Oak Lane Upchurch, Rainham ME9 7AU tel:01634 231423
1.61 Newington Surgery 43 High Street, Newington ME9 7JR
1.65 Malling Health Blue Suite Rainham Healthy Liv Ctr, Blue Suite103-107 High St, Rainham ME8 8AA tel:01634 337632

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Drakes Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Drakes Close
1.64 Lloydspharmacy 2 Station Road, Rainham ME8 7PH tel:01634 232020
1.67 Newington Pharmacy 44 Newington High Street, Newington ME9 7JL tel:01795 844131
1.71 Lloydspharmacy 8 Rainham Shopping Centre, Rainham ME8 7HW

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Drakes Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Drakes Close
1.71 Boots Opticians (rainham Shopping Centre - Gillingham) 15d Rainham Shopping Centre, Rainham ME8 7HW
1.77 John High Opticians - Gillingham 73 High Street, Rainham ME8 7HS
1.77 Patrick Duff Opticians 65 High Street, Rainham ME8 7HS

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Rainham (Kent) Station is 1.53 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 Drakes Close to Rainham (Kent) Rail Station

Newington Station is 1.57 miles away.

Address: Newington station, Station Road, Newington, Kent, ME9 7LQ

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

Newington Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Drakes Close to Newington Rail Station

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 13.88 miles away Directions from Drakes Close to London Southend Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 26.57 miles away Directions from Drakes Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 27.28 miles away Directions from Drakes Close to London City Airport