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The Close in Great Shefford

The Close is a Street in the Berkshire village of Great Shefford and measures approximately 48 metres long.

There are 380 other streets named The Close in Great Britain.

The Close is within the area of West Berkshire Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Great Shefford.

The Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 26901885 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Close is roughly 110.90 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 110.90 and the lowest point being 110.90. A change of 0.00 metres.

The Close is located within the county of Berkshire which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 57.95 miles West from the centre of London, 15.58 miles East from the centre of Swindon, 18.51 miles North from the centre of Andover and 20.71 miles West from the centre of Reading.

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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Close

Sunrise06:02
Sunset20:06

Latest Weather Conditions for The Close

Observed at Weather Station:Brize Norton 18 April 2021 at 09:00 (20.31 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:8.4°C (57.3%)
Wind Direction and Speed:E (1 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Close Great Shefford

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Days Inn Hotel Membury
Address:M4 Membury West Bound, Motorway Service Area, Lambourn Woodlands
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4.65
2: Name:Travelodge Newbury Chieveley M4
Address:MOTO SERVICE AREA, A34 Oxford Rd, Thatcham, RG18 9XX
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3: Name:Travelodge London Newbury Road
Address:49 London Rd, Newbury, RG14 1JN
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7.28
4: Name:Premier Inn Newbury Town Centre London Road
Address:Park Way
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7.30
5: Name:Premier Inn Newbury Town Centre South A339
Address:Pinchington Lane
Telephone: Learn More
8.57
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Police Force: Thames Valley
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
110.90110.90110.900.00

Frequently asked Questions for The Close

What Council (Local Authority) is The Close in?

The Close is located within the local authority area of West Berkshire Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Close in?

The Close is located within the area of Great Shefford Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Close in?

The Close is located within the ward of Lambourn Valley.

What County is The Close in?

The Close is located within the ceremonial county of Berkshire.

What Constituency is The Close in?

The Close is located within the constituency of Newbury.

What Part of the UK is The Close in?

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

What County Council area is The Close in?

The Close is located within the West Berkshire Council area.

What Police Force area is The Close in?

The Close is located within the Thames Valley Police area.

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Location Details

The Close
Map showing the location of The Close
Latitude51.474621
Longitude-1.450380
OS Easting (X):438168
OS Northing (Y):175270
OS Grid Reference:SU382753

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00082353
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
Average Age42.86
Area Population1472.00
Male Population719.00 (49%)
Female Population753.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants4 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01016303
LSOA Name:West Berkshire 002A
SOA Code:2b
SOA Name:Prospering countryside life
MSOA Code:E02003368
MSOA Name:West Berkshire 002
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Nearest Supermarkets

Waitrose At Membury North Services
M4 Motorway, Junction 14/15, Membury, Lambourne, Hungerford
RG17 7TZ
Distance: 4.69 Miles
Directions from The Close to Waitrose At Membury North Services
Waitrose At Membury West Services
M4 Motorway, Junction 14/15, Membury, Lambourne, Hungerford, Berkshire
RG17 7TZ
Distance: 4.73 Miles
Directions from The Close to Waitrose At Membury West Services
Tesco Hungerford Superstore
Everland Rd, Hungerford, RG17 0DX
0345 671 9455
Distance: 4.9 Miles
Directions from The Close to Tesco Hungerford Superstore
Waitrose Newbury
Oxford Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1NB
01635 552061
Distance: 6.99 Miles
Directions from The Close to Waitrose Newbury

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01488 - Hungerford
Area Code: 01635 - Newbury

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of West Berkshire Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, West Berkshire, RG14 5LD
Send email
Telephone Number: 01635 424 00
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Newbury
The Member of Parliament is Laura Farris
Details for the MP Laura Farris on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Laura Farris won with a majority of 16,047 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 83,414
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Lambourn Valley Ward
Parish: Great Shefford Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Berkshire

Nearest Car Parks

High Street Car Park
High Street, Lambourn, Berkshire
Lambourn
RG17 8XL
Distance: 4.18 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 0163542400
Operated by: West Berkshire Council
Hungerford Station Car Park
Station Road, Hungerford, Berkshire
Hungerford
RG17 0DY
Distance: 4.93 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours. Cash payment. Discounts apply if paid by phone. Accessible parking available.
Telephone: 08451652030
Operated by: Apcoa Parking (UK) Ltd
Station Road Car Park
Station Road, Hungerford, Berkshire
Hungerford
RG17 0LY
Distance: 4.94 km (click for directions)
Mobile phone payment facility available. Customers must first register by dialling 0870 730 1230 or online at www.mpark.com. If disabled bays are full Blue badge holders can park in any bay for free.
Telephone: 0163542400
Operated by: West Berkshire Council
Kintbury Station Car Park
Station Road, Kintbury, Berkshire
Kintbury
RG17 9UT
Distance: 4.99 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours. Parking is free for valid blue badge holders
Telephone: 08451652030
Operated by: Apcoa Parking (UK) Ltd
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Nearest Schools

Shefford C.E. Primary School
Distance: 0.42 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/06/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 47
Address: Shefford C.E. Primary School, Wantage Road, Great Shefford, RG17 7DB
Head: Mrs Bridget Goodrich (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Shefford C.E. Primary School
Hillcrest New Barn School
Distance: 2.12 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 30
Address: Hillcrest New Barn School, The Long Barn, The Row, RG20 8HZ
Head: Alice Anstee ()
Directions from The Close to Hillcrest New Barn School
Welford and Wickham C.E. Primary School
Distance: 2.28 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 29/01/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 96
Address: Welford and Wickham C.E. Primary School, Welford Road, RG20 8HL
Head: Mrs Katie Dickens (Executive Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Welford and Wickham C.E. Primary School
Chaddleworth St Andrew's C.E. Primary School
Distance: 2.54 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/06/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 26
Address: Chaddleworth St Andrew's C.E. Primary School, Chaddleworth, RG20 7DT
Head: Mrs Bridget Goodrich (Headteacher)
Directions from The Close to Chaddleworth St Andrew's C.E. Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Wantage Community Hospital
Address: Garston Lane, Wantage, OX12 7AS,
Independent Sector
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 8.06 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Wantage Community Hospital
West Berkshire Community Hospital
Address: London Road, Benham Hill, Thatcham, RG18 3AS,
NHS Sector
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01635 273300
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.3 (miles)
Directions from The Close to West Berkshire Community Hospital
Savernake Hospital
Address: General Hospital, Marlborough, SN8 3HL,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01672 517200
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 11.7 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Savernake Hospital
Didcot Community Hospital
Address: Wantage Road, Didcot, OX11 0AG,
Independent Sector
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01865 904423
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 12.14 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Didcot Community Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Close
4.18 Market Place (dental Surgery) 7 Market Place, Lambourn RG17 8XU
5.05 Dental Surgery 96 High Street RG17 0NB
5.24 Adp General Surgery 32b Fairview Road RG17 0BN
7.23 Westbrook House 6-8 West Street RG14 1BD
7.23 Newbury Dental Practice 4 London Road RG14 1JX

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Close
3.89 Lambourn Surgery Bockhampton Road, Lambourn RG17 8PS tel:01488 71715
5.01 Hungerford Surgery The Croft RG17 0HY tel:01488 682507
5.22 Kintbury & Woolton Hill Surgery Kintbury Surgery, Kintbury RG17 9UX tel:01488 658294
5.99 The Downland Practice East Lane, Chieveley RG20 8UY tel:01635 248251
6.48 Ramsbury Surgery Whittonditch Road, Ramsbury SN8 2QT tel:01672 520366

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Close
4.16 Lambourn Pharmacy The Broadway, Lambourn RG17 8XY tel:01488 714644
4.91 Boots The Chemist 125 High Street RG17 0DL
5.99 Downland Pharmacy East Lane, Chieveley RG20 8UY tel:01635 248485
7.12 Day Lewis Pharmacy G Floor Unit, Access House, Strawberry Hill RG14 1GE tel:01635 41813
7.32 Superdrug Pharmacy 81 Northbrook Street RG14 1AE tel:01635 40950

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Close
5.03 Vision Express (hungerford) 21 High Street RG17 0NF
7.26 Specsavers (newbury) 42 Northbrook Street RG14 1DT
7.34 Boots Opticians (newbury) 4-5 Northbrook Street RG14 1DJ
7.38 Vision Express (newbury) 92 Northbrook Street RG14 1AA
7.38 Newbury Optical 98 Northbrook Street RG14 1AA

Nearest Libraries

Lambourn Library
High Street, Lambourn, Hangerford, RG178XL
Telephone: 01488 71350
Distance: 4.18 Miles
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Kingsclere Library
The Village Club, George Street, Kingsclere, RG208NH
Telephone: 0845 6035631
Distance: 4.45 Miles
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Directions from The Close to Kingsclere Library
Hungerford Library
Church Street, Hungerford, RG170JG
Telephone: 01488 682 660
Distance: 5.06 Miles
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Directions from The Close to Hungerford Library
Aldbourne Library
South Street, Marlborough, SN82DW
Telephone: 01672 540632
Distance: 7.19 Miles
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Directions from The Close to Aldbourne Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Hungerford Station is 4.91 miles away.

Address: Hungerford station, Station Road, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 0DY

Hungerford is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Hungerford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to Hungerford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aldermaston00:27:00
Bedwyn00:07:00
Castle Cary00:52:00
Exeter St David's01:45:00
Frome00:55:00
Kintbury00:05:00
London Paddington01:04:00
Maidenhead00:46:00
Midgham00:23:00
Newbury00:12:00
Newbury Racecourse00:14:00
Newton Abbot02:06:00
Pewsey00:14:00
Plymouth02:41:00
Reading00:37:00
Reading West00:38:00
Taunton01:14:00
Thatcham00:17:00
Theale00:25:00
Tiverton Parkway01:30:00
Twyford00:41:00
Westbury00:34:00

Kintbury Station is 4.99 miles away.

Address: Kintbury station, Station Road, Kintbury, Berkshire, RG17 9UT

Kintbury is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Kintbury Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to Kintbury Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bedwyn00:11:00
Hungerford00:05:00
London Paddington00:59:00
Maidenhead00:41:30
Newbury00:07:00
Reading00:32:00
Reading West00:33:00
Thatcham00:12:00
Theale00:20:00

Newbury Station is 7.65 miles away.

Address: Newbury station, Station Approach, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5DG

Newbury is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Newbury Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Close to Newbury Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aldermaston00:13:00
Bedwyn00:17:00
Castle Cary00:58:00
Exeter St David's01:47:00
Hungerford00:11:00
Kintbury00:07:00
London Paddington00:51:00
Maidenhead00:39:00
Midgham00:10:00
Newbury Racecourse00:02:00
Newton Abbot02:09:00
Pewsey00:19:00
Plymouth02:49:00
Reading00:25:00
Reading West00:25:00
Taunton01:20:00
Thatcham00:05:00
Theale00:14:00
Tiverton Parkway01:32:00
Totnes02:20:30
Westbury00:38:00

Newbury Racecourse Station is 8.09 miles away.

Address: Newbury Racecourse station, Hambridge Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5ST

Newbury Racecourse is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Newbury Racecourse Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to Newbury Racecourse Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aldermaston00:11:00
Bedwyn00:21:00
Ealing Broadway01:11:00
Hayes & Harlington01:02:00
Hungerford00:14:30
Iver00:58:00
Kintbury00:10:30
Langley (Berks)00:55:00
London Paddington01:01:30
Maidenhead00:41:00
Midgham00:08:00
Newbury00:03:30
Reading00:28:00
Reading West00:23:00
Slough00:52:00
Thatcham00:04:00
Theale00:16:00
Twyford00:35:00

Nearest Airports

London Oxford Airport is 25.45 miles away Directions from The Close to London Oxford Airport
Southampton Airport is 36.44 miles away Directions from The Close to Southampton Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 41.87 miles away Directions from The Close to Gloucestershire Airport
London Heathrow Airport is 42.93 miles away Directions from The Close to London Heathrow Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal is 40.05 miles away

Directions from The Close to Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal

Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal is 40.14 miles away

Directions from The Close to Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal

Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal is 41.79 miles away

Directions from The Close to Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal

Hamble-le-Rice Ferry Landing is 43.03 miles away

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Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M4 J14/A338 - 2.04 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M4 J14/A338

Junction: M4 J13/A34(T) - 6.22 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M4 J13/A34(T)

Junction: M4 J15/A419(T)/A346 - 12.34 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M4 J15/A419(T)/A346

Junction: M4 J12/A4 - 16.75 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M4 J12/A4

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: The Rose of Hungerford
Historic Properties
Distance: 4.77 (miles)
Directions from The Close to The Rose of Hungerford
Attraction Name: Ashdown House
Historic Properties
Distance: 7.52 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Ashdown House
Attraction Name: Vale and Downland Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.9 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Vale and Downland Museum
Attraction Name: The Nature Discovery Centre
Wildlife
Distance: 9.19 (miles)
Directions from The Close to The Nature Discovery Centre
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