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Abbey Close Bedford MK42 9XX

Abbey Close is a Street in the Bedfordshire town of Bedford with the postcode of MK42 9XX

The local council responsible for Abbey Close is Bedford Council which is a Unitary Authority and the local parish council is Elstow Civil Parish.

Abbey Close is located within the county of Bedfordshire which is in the Eastern of the UK. 45.26 miles North from the centre of London, 1.57 miles South from the centre of Bedford, 13.13 miles North East from the centre of Milton Keynes and 16.46 miles North from the centre of Luton.

Latest Weather Conditions for Abbey Close

Observed at Weather Station:Bedford 20 January 2018 at 11:00 (7.60 miles away)
Current Weather:Heavy rain
Temperature and Humidity:2.6°C (93.1%)
Wind Direction and Speed:E (3 mph)

Frequently asked Questions for Abbey Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the local authority area of Bedford Council which is a Unitary Authority.

What Parish Council is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the area of Elstow Civil Parish.

What Electoral Ward is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the ward of Elstow and Stewartby Ward.

What County is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire.

What Constituency is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the constituency of Mid Bedfordshire Co Const.

What Region of the UK is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the Eastern region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the Council area.

What Police Force area is Abbey Close in?

Abbey Close is located within the Bedfordshire Police Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Abbey Close

1 Abbey Close, Bedford, Elstow, MK42 9XX, 6 Abbey Close, Bedford, Elstow, MK42 9XX,

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Postcodes for Abbey Close

MK42 9XX

Location detailsCar Parks near Abbey Close

Elstow Car Park
A6, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford
MK42 9XF
Distance: 0.88 km (click for directions)
Operates 7 days a week, up to every 10 minutes. CCTV, waiting room with toilets. Free to park, pay to travel. National concessionary permits allowed after 9.30am Mon-Fri, anytime weekends.
Telephone: 01234718057
Operated by: Bedford Borough Council
Southfields Recreation Ground Car Park
Southfields Road, Kempston, Bedfordshire
Kempston
MK42 7NR
Distance: 1.22 km (click for directions)
Outdoor sports
Telephone: 01234718057
Operated by: Bedford Borough Council
Melbourne Street Car Park
Melbourne Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford
MK42 9AN
Distance: 1.78 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours, free on Sundays. Suitable for commercial vehicles £4.20 per visit - but no overnight parking. P&D. Blue Badge holders free without time limit - ensure badge is clearly displayed. CCTV. Chargable hours Mon - Sat 7am-6pm.
Telephone: 01234718057
Operated by: Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall Car Park
Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford
MK42 9BG
Distance: 1.86 km (click for directions)
Weekends only. £1 all day.
Telephone: 01234718057
Operated by: Bedford Borough Council
Duck Mill Lane Car Park
Duck Mill Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford
MK42 0AU
Distance: 2.15 km (click for directions)
Long stay- max 24 hours. Open 24 hours, free on Sundays. P&D. Blue Badge holders free without time limit - ensure badge is clearly displayed. CCTV. Chargeable hours Mon - Sat 7am-6pm, free of charge outside these hours. Sundays free.
Telephone: 01234718057
Operated by: Bedford Borough Council
Height

Height

The Central point of Abbey Close is approximately 33 Metres above sea level
Location details

Location Details

Abbey Close
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Latitude/Longitude: 52.114967100000, -0.47054776300000
OS Reference: 504715.427759, 247442.904124
OS Grid Reference: TL047474

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Abbey Close

OS Landranger Map Number: 153
OS Landranger Map Name: Bedford & Huntingdon
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01234
Telephone Exchange: BEDFORD TOWN - SMBF
Telephone Cabinet: P52
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 2.2
Median Speed: 2.7
Maximum Speed: 2.8
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 6

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Camestone Lower School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 288
Address: Jowitt Avenue, Kempston, MK42 8NW
Telephone: 01234855587
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to Camestone Lower School

Daubeney Academy

Distance: 1.01 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 450
Address: Orchard Street, Kempston, MK42 7PS
Telephone: 01234400111
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to Daubeney Academy

Springfield Lower School

Distance: 1.1 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 338
Address: Orchard Street, Kempston, MK42 7LJ
Telephone: 01234306000
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to Springfield Lower School

Cherry Trees Nursery School

Distance: 1.11 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 163
Address: Hawkins Road, MK42 9LS
Telephone: 01234354788
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Close to Cherry Trees Nursery School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Bedford Hospital South Wing

Address: South Wing, Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Telephone: 01234 355 122
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.54 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Bedford Hospital South Wing

Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Address: Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ,
NHS Sector
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 1.54 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Moorfields At Bedford Hospital

Weller Wing

Address: Kempston Road,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
Distance: 1.54 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Weller Wing

Fountains Court (Mental Health Services)

Address: 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NR,
NHS Sector
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.85 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Fountains Court (Mental Health Services)
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Phoenix Primary Care Ltd

Address: The Victoria Rd Med Pract, 10 Victoria Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9JS
Telephone: 01234 353966
Distance: 1.4 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Phoenix Primary Care Ltd

Cater Street Surgery

Address: The Surgery, 1 Cater Street, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8DR
Telephone: 01234 849090
Distance: 1.45 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Cater Street Surgery

Bedford Ooh

Address: Bedford Hospital, Kempston Road, Bedford, MK42 9DJ
Telephone: 01234 792138
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Bedford Ooh

Complex Care Team (bedoc)

Address: Simon Whitbread House, Bedford Hosp, Kempston Rd, Bedford, MK42 9DJ
Telephone: 01234 355122
Distance: 1.48 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Complex Care Team (bedoc)
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

London Road Health Centre

Address: London Road Health Centre, 84 - 86 London Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0NT
Distance: 1.51 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to London Road Health Centre

Kempston Dental Practice

Address: Kempston Dental Practice, 212 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8BL
Distance: 1.66 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Kempston Dental Practice

U H P the Dental Practice

Address: U H P the Dental Practice, 176 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8BL
Distance: 1.66 (km)
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Kempston Clinic

Address: Kempston Clinic, Halsey Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8AU
Distance: 1.71 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Kempston Clinic
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Kempston Library

Halsey Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK428AU
Telephone: 01234 276453
Distance: 1.7 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Close to Kempston Library

Bedford Central Library

Harpur Street, Bedford, MK401PG
Telephone: 01234 718178
Distance: 2.38 Kilometres
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Bedford Prison Library

St Loyes Street, Bedford, MK401HG
Telephone:
Distance: 2.65 Kilometres
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Wootton Library

Lorraine Rd, Wootton, MK439LH
Telephone: 01234 766 061
Distance: 4.38 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Abbey Close to Wootton Library

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Abbey Close

Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bedford St.Johns Station is 1.63 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Bedford St.Johns

Bedford St.Johns station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Bedford area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Bedford Midland Station is 2.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Bedford Midland

Bedford Midland station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway in the Bedford area on the St Pancras - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Balcombe • Bat & Ball • Beckenham Hill • Beckenham Junction • Bedford St.Johns • Beeston • Bellingham • Bickley • Blackfriars • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Brighton • Bromley South • Burgess Hill • Carshalton • Catford • Chesterfield • City Thameslink • Collingham • Corby • Coulsdon South • Cricklewood • Crofton Park • Denmark Hill • Derby • East Croydon • East Midlands Parkway • Elephant & Castle • Elstree & Borehamwood • Eynsford • Farringdon • Fenny Stratford • Flitwick • Gatwick Airport • Hackbridge • Harlington • Harpenden • Hassocks • Haydons Road • Haywards Heath • Hendon • Herne Hill • Kempston Hardwick • Kent House • Kentish Town • Kettering • Leagrave • Leeds • Leicester • Lidlington • Lincoln Central • Long Eaton • Loughborough • Loughborough Junction • Lowdham • Luton • Luton Airport Parkway • Market Harborough • Melton Mowbray • Merstham • Mill Hill Broadway • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Mitcham Eastfields • Mitcham Junction • Morden South • Newark Castle • Nottingham • Nunhead • Oakham • Orpington • Otford • Peckham Rye • Penge East • Petts Wood • Preston Park • Purley • Radlett • Ravensbourne • Redhill • Ridgmont • Sevenoaks • Sheffield • Shoreham (Kent) • Shortlands • South Merton • St.Albans City • St.Helier • St.Mary Cray • St.Pancras • Stewartby • Streatham • Sutton (Surrey) • Sutton Common • Swanley • Sydenham Hill • Three Bridges • Tooting • Tulse Hill • Wakefield Westgate • Wellingborough • West Dulwich • West Hampstead Thameslink • West Sutton • Wimbledon • Wimbledon Chase • Wivelsfield • Woburn Sands

Kempston Hardwick Station is 3.4 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Kempston Hardwick

Kempston Hardwick station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Stewartby • Woburn Sands

Stewartby Station is 6.14 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Close to Stewartby

Stewartby station is operated by London Midland Trains in the Mid Bedfordshire area on the Bletchley - Bedford stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aspley Guise • Bedford Midland • Bedford St.Johns • Bletchley • Bow Brickhill • Fenny Stratford • Kempston Hardwick • Lidlington • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) • Ridgmont • Woburn Sands

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Luton Airport is 26.92 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 71.18 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to London Heathrow Airport
London City Airport is 76.68 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to London City Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 93.58 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Close to Biggin Hill Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Kew Pier is 70.98 Kilometers away
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Savoy Pier is 71.53 Kilometers away
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Embankment Pier is 71.64 Kilometers away
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Blackfriars Pier is 71.65 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Abbey Close is approximately 0.39 miles from the A421

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507 - 13.38 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Close to M1 J13/A421(T)/A421/A507
Junction: M1 J14/A509 - 16.88 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J12/A5120 - 17.77 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J10/A1(T)/A507 - 21.44 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

13 Beauvais Square, Shortstown, Bedford, MK42 0GE
Distance: 0.34 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Tesco Express

Morrisons

Morrisons, Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9JP
Distance: 1.26 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Morrisons

Morrisons Service Station Shop

Morrisons, Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9JP
Distance: 1.26 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Morrisons Service Station Shop

Tesco Express

Morrisons, Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9JP203-207 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8DD
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Close to Tesco Express
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic Properties

Attraction Name: Chicksands Priory
Distance: 11.58 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Chicksands Priory

Historic Properties

Attraction Name: Wrest Park
Distance: 12.54 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Wrest Park

Wildlife

Attraction Name: RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve
Distance: 14.32 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve

Historic Properties

Attraction Name: Bushmead Priory
Distance: 14.93 (km)
Directions from Abbey Close to Bushmead Priory

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Bedford
Visit the Council's Website
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
Bedford
MK42 9AP
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01234 267422
Ward: Elstow and Stewartby Ward
Parish: Elstow and Stewartby Ward
Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire
County Council:
Address:
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Mid Bedfordshire
The Member of Parliament is Nadine Dorries
Details for the MP Nadine Dorries on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Nadine Dorries on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Nadine Dorries won with a majority of 20983 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 84161
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01017550
Ons Area Name:Bedford 019E
Average Age : 36.94
Population: 2702.00
Male Population: 1321.00 (48.89%)
Female Population: 1381.00 (51.11%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 26 (0.96%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Bedfordshire Police
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