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Bir Lane near Sittingbourne

Bir Lane is a Street near the Kent town of Sittingbourne and measures approximately 308 metres long.

There is only one street named Bir Lane making it unique in Great Britain.

Bir Lane 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 Tunstall.

Bir Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 39010014 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Bir Lane is roughly 70.48 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 76.40 and the lowest point being 66.80. A change of 9.60 metres.

Bir Lane is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 38.17 miles East from the centre of London, 9.07 miles East from the centre of Maidstone, 15.77 miles West from the centre of Canterbury and 31.09 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 Bir Lane

Sunrise07:39
Sunset17:41

Latest Weather Conditions for Bir Lane

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 26 October 2021 at 03:00 (17.37 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:9.9°C (91.6%)
Wind Direction and Speed:WSW (6 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Bir Lane Sittingbourne

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Sittingbourne Kent
Address:Bobbing Corner
Telephone: Learn More
2.82
2: Name:Travelodge Medway M2
Address:Motorway Junction 4-5, M2, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 8PQ
Telephone:0871 984 6198 Learn More
5.37
3: Name:Days Inn Maidstone
Address:Maidstone Service Area, M20 Jct 8, Hollingbourne
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5.63
4: Name:Premier Inn Rainham Kent
Address:High Street
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5: Name:Premier Inn Gillingham Business Park
Address:Will Adams Way
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7.63
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Bir Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
70.4866.8076.409.60

Frequently asked Questions for Bir Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the local authority area of Swale Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the area of Tunstall Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the ward of West Downs.

What County is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the constituency of Sittingbourne and Sheppey.

What Part of the UK is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is Bir Lane in?

Bir Lane is located within the Kent Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Bir Lane

Road NameJunction Type
Central Avenuejunction

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Location Details

Bir Lane
Map showing the location of Bir Lane
Latitude51.311709
Longitude0.722428
OS Easting (X):589715
OS Northing (Y):160530
OS Grid Reference:TQ897605

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bir Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00125014
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
Average Age47.93
Area Population1676.00
Male Population804.00 (48%)
Female Population872.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants6 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01024631
LSOA Name:Swale 013E
SOA Code:8b
SOA Name:Ageing suburbanites
MSOA Code:E02005127
MSOA Name:Swale 013

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Sittingbourne
Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, England, ME10 4DN
01795 475877
Distance: 1.92 Miles
Directions from Bir Lane to Sainsburys Sittingbourne
Iceland Sittingbourne
10/14 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4PD
01795472938
Distance: 2.06 Miles
Directions from Bir Lane to Iceland Sittingbourne
Tesco Canterbury Rd Express
1 Canterbury Rd, Sittingbourne, ME10 4SG
0345 610 6358
Distance: 2.13 Miles
Directions from Bir Lane to Tesco Canterbury Rd Express
Tesco Milton Regis Express
Chalkwell Rd, Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, ME10 1BQ
0345 026 9272
Distance: 2.14 Miles
Directions from Bir Lane to Tesco Milton Regis Express

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01795 - Sittingbourne
Area Code: 01634 - Medway
Area Code: 01622 - Maidstone

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Swale Borough Council
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: West Downs Ward
Parish: Tunstall Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Car Parks

King Georges Field Car Park
Park Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent
Sittingbourne
ME10 1QX
Distance: 1.28 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
The Swallows Car Park
Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent
Sittingbourne
ME10 4NT
Distance: 1.97 km (click for directions)
Maximum stay 4 hours
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Albany Road Car Park
Albany Road, Sittingbourne, Kent
Sittingbourne
ME10 1EB
Distance: 1.97 km (click for directions)
Maximum stay 4 hours
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council
Central Avenue Car Park
Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent
Sittingbourne
ME10 4BX
Distance: 1.99 km (click for directions)
Maximum stay 4 hours
Telephone: 01795417850
Operated by: Swale Borough Council

Nearest Schools

Tunstall Church of England (Aided) Primary School
Distance: 0.88 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 11/04/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 329
Address: Tunstall Church of England (Aided) Primary School, Tunstall Road, ME10 1YG
Head: Mrs Rebecca Andrews (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bir Lane to Tunstall Church of England (Aided) Primary School
Bredgar Church of England Primary School
Distance: 1.11 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 27/02/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 108
Address: Bredgar Church of England Primary School, Bexon Lane, Bredgar, ME9 8HB
Head: Mrs Karen Godsell (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bir Lane to Bredgar Church of England Primary School
Rodmersham School
Distance: 1.2 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 13/10/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 105
Address: Rodmersham School, Rodmersham Green, ME9 0PS
Head: Mrs Nicola McMullon (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bir Lane to Rodmersham School
The Oaks Community Infant School
Distance: 1.44 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 19/07/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 320
Address: The Oaks Community Infant School, Gore Court Road, ME10 1GL
Head: Miss Lyndsey Wood (Head of School)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bir Lane to The Oaks Community Infant 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: 1.7 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital
Faversham Cottage Hospital
Address: Stone Street, Faversham, ME13 8PS,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01795 562068
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.15 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Faversham Cottage Hospital
KIMS Hospital
Address: Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, ME14 5FT,
NHS Sector
KIMS Hospital
Telephone: 01622 237 500
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.37 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to KIMS Hospital
Cygnet Hospital Maidstone
Address:
NHS Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Distance: 7.37 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Cygnet Hospital Maidstone

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Bir Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Bir Lane
1.99 Dental Surgery 13 Park Road ME10 1DR
2.03 119a High Street ME10 4AQ
2.03 Hilton Dentistry 27a High Street ME10 4AW
2.06 Chopra & Associates Sutton House, 5 London Road ME10 1NQ
2.08 The London Road Dental Practice 20 London Road ME10 1NA

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Bir Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Bir Lane
1.70 Memorial Medical Centre Bell Road ME10 4XX tel:01795 477764
2.06 The Chestnuts Surgery 70 East Street ME10 4RU tel:01795 470794
2.09 London Road Medical Centre 32 London Road ME10 1ND tel:01795 472100
2.24 Dr H Beerstecher Practice Canterbury Road Surgery, 111 Canterbury Road ME10 4JA tel:01795 423300
2.62 Milton Regis Surgery 95 High Street, Milton Regis ME10 2AR tel:01795 426640

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Bir Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Bir Lane
1.70 Memorial Pharmacy Bell Road ME10 4XX tel:01795 435177
2.05 Boots The Chemists 122 High Street ME10 4PL
2.06 Lloydspharmacy 23 London Road ME10 1NQ
2.09 Well Sittingbourne - East Street 85-89 East Street ME10 4BL
2.63 Lloydspharmacy 80 High Street, Milton Regis ME10 2AN

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Bir Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Bir Lane
2.03 John High Opticians - Sittingbourne 73 High Street ME10 4AW
2.03 W And K Pope Opticians 65 High Street ME10 4AW
2.03 Boots (sittingbourne) 99 High Street ME10 4AJ
2.05 Vision Express (sittingbourne) 38 High Street ME10 4PB
2.05 John Frewin Opticians - Sittingbourne 114 High Street ME10 4PL

Nearest Libraries

Sittingbourne Library
Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, ME104AH
Telephone: 08458 247200
Distance: 1.97 Miles
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Directions from Bir Lane to Sittingbourne Library
Teynham Library
131 London Road, Teynham, Sittingbourne, ME99QJ
Telephone: 01795 521674
Distance: 3.43 Miles
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Directions from Bir Lane to Teynham Library
Lenham Library
11 The Limes, The Square Lenham, Maidstone, ME172PQ
Telephone: 01622 859140
Distance: 5.14 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Bir Lane to Lenham Library
Wigmore Library
208 Fairview Avenue , Wigmore, Gillingham, ME80PX
Telephone: 01634 235576
Distance: 6.34 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Bir Lane to Wigmore Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Sittingbourne Station is 2.16 miles away.

Address: Sittingbourne station, St. Michaels Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3ED

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

Sittingbourne Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Bir Lane to Sittingbourne Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Birchington-on-sea00:34:00
Broadstairs00:47:00
Bromley South00:50:00
Canterbury East00:28:00
Chatham00:18:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:23:00
Dover Priory00:58:00
Dumpton Park00:52:00
Ebbsfleet International00:42:00
Faversham00:11:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:14:00
Gravesend00:36:00
Herne Bay00:25:00
Kemsley00:06:00
London St Pancras International01:01:30
London Victoria01:11:00
Longfield00:37:00
Margate00:41:00
Meopham00:33:00
Newington00:05:00
Queenborough00:16:00
Rainham (Kent)00:08:00
Ramsgate00:55:00
Rochester00:22:00
Sheerness-on-Sea00:21:00
Stratford International00:54:00
Strood (Kent)00:25:00
Swale00:10:00
Teynham00:05:00
Westgate-on-Sea00:39:00
Whitstable00:18:00

Kemsley Station is 3.55 miles away.

Address: Kemsley station, Sheerness Road, Kemsley, Kent, ME10 2ST

Kemsley is situated on the Sheerness Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Kemsley Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Bir Lane to Kemsley Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Queenborough00:09:00
Sheerness-on-Sea00:14:30
Sittingbourne00:05:30
Swale00:04:00

Newington Station is 3.70 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 Bir Lane to Newington Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Adisham00:42:00
Aylesham00:45:00
Bekesbourne00:38:00
Birchington-on-sea00:41:00
Broadstairs00:55:00
Bromley South00:47:00
Canterbury East00:33:00
Chatham00:14:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:28:00
Denmark Hill01:17:00
Dover Priory01:01:00
Dumpton Park00:58:00
Farningham Road00:38:00
Faversham00:17:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:10:00
Herne Bay00:32:00
Kearsney (Kent)00:56:00
London Victoria01:06:00
Longfield00:34:00
Margate00:49:00
Meopham00:30:00
Rainham (Kent)00:04:00
Ramsgate01:03:00
Rochester00:18:00
Selling00:23:00
Shepherds Well00:51:30
Sittingbourne00:05:00
Snowdown00:47:30
Sole Street00:27:00
St Mary Cray00:47:00
Swanley00:43:00
Teynham00:10:00
Westgate-on-Sea00:45:00
Whitstable00:25:00

Teynham Station is 3.96 miles away.

Address: Teynham station, Lower Road, Teynham, Kent, ME9 9DU

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

Teynham Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Bir Lane to Teynham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Adisham00:33:00
Aylesham00:36:00
Bekesbourne00:29:00
Birchington-on-sea00:31:30
Broadstairs00:45:00
Bromley South00:57:00
Canterbury East00:24:00
Chatham00:24:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:19:00
Denmark Hill01:27:00
Dover Priory00:52:00
Dumpton Park00:48:00
Farningham Road00:48:00
Faversham00:08:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:20:00
Herne Bay00:23:00
Kearsney (Kent)00:47:00
London Victoria01:16:30
Longfield00:44:00
Margate00:39:00
Meopham00:40:00
Newington00:10:00
Rainham (Kent)00:15:00
Ramsgate00:52:30
Rochester00:28:00
Selling00:14:00
Shepherds Well00:43:00
Sittingbourne00:05:00
Snowdown00:39:00
Sole Street00:37:00
St Mary Cray00:57:00
Swanley00:53:00
Westgate-on-Sea00:35:00
Whitstable00:16:00

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 17.79 miles away Directions from Bir Lane to London Southend Airport
Lydd London Ashford Airport is 26.33 miles away Directions from Bir Lane to Lydd London Ashford Airport
Kent International Airport is 27.55 miles away Directions from Bir Lane to Kent International Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 29.79 miles away Directions from Bir Lane to Biggin Hill Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 17.86 miles away

Directions from Bir Lane to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 18.12 miles away

Directions from Bir Lane to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 21.74 miles away

Directions from Bir Lane to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing

Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 22 miles away

Directions from Bir Lane to Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M2 J5/A249(T)/A249 - 2.89 Miles Away

Directions from Bir Lane to M2 J5/A249(T)/A249

Junction: M20 J8/A20 - 5.74 Miles Away

Directions from Bir Lane to M20 J8/A20

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 6.2 Miles Away

Directions from Bir Lane to M2 J4/A278

Junction: M2 J6/A251 - 7.21 Miles Away

Directions from Bir Lane to M2 J6/A251

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway
Railways
Distance: 1.94 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway
Attraction Name: Sittingbourne's Steam Railway
Railways
Distance: 2.36 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Sittingbourne's Steam Railway
Attraction Name: Doddington Place Gardens
Gardens
Distance: 3.35 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Doddington Place Gardens
Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle
Country Parks
Distance: 5.82 (miles)
Directions from Bir Lane to Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Leeds Castle