StreetList Entry for Avocet Close

Avocet Close is a Street in the Wiltshire town of Swindon

Avocet Close is a street in the town of Swindon governed by council which is within the electoral area of Covingham and Dorcan Ward in the administration area of Swindon Council within the county of Wiltshire located in the South West of the UK.

Avocet Close is located 69.9 miles West from the centre of London, 2.48 miles East from the centre of Swindon, 24.08 miles South West from the centre of Oxford and 26.63 miles North East from the centre of Trowbridge.

Avocet Close is a Local Road Unclassified which consists of a single carriageway



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What Council (Local Authority) is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the local authority area of Swindon Council which is a Unitary Authority.

What Parish Council is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the area of .

What Electoral Ward is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the ward of Covingham and Dorcan Ward.

What County is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the ceremonial county of Wiltshire.

What Constituency is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the constituency of North Swindon Co Const.

What Region of the UK is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the South West region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the Council area.

What Police Force area is Avocet Close in?

Avocet Close is located within the Wiltshire Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Avocet Close

1 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR, 6 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR,
2 Avocet Close, Swindon, SN3 5HR, 8 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR,
2 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR, 11 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR,
3 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR, 12 Avocet Close, Swindon, Swindon, SN3 5HR,

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Postcodes for Avocet Close

SN3 5HR
Height

Height

The Central point of Avocet Close is approximately 97 Metres above sea level
Location details

Location Details

Avocet Close
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Latitude/Longitude: 51.560632230705, -1.72656036373027
OS Reference: 418953.162675, 184727.499939
OS Grid Reference: SU190847
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Avocet Close

OS Landranger Map Number: 0
OS Landranger Map Name:
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01793
Telephone Exchange: SWINDON - SSSWN
Telephone Cabinet: P142
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 24.7
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
House Sales

Recent House Sales in Avocet Close

9 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £195,000
Sale Date: 22/03/2013
7 Avocet Close
Sale Price: £279,950
Sale Date: 25/01/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

The Dorcan Academy

Distance: 0.26 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 864
Address: St Paul's Drive, Covingham, SN3 5DA
Telephone: 01793525231
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to The Dorcan Academy

Covingham Park Primary School

Distance: 0.72 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 370
Address: The Harriers, Covingham Park, SN3 5BD
Telephone: 01793525465
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Covingham Park Primary School

Eldene Nursery and Primary School

Distance: 0.91 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 348
Address: Colingsmead, Eldene, SN3 3TQ
Telephone: 01793525908
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Eldene Nursery and Primary School

Nyland School

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Academy Special Converter
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 40
Address: Nyland Road, Nythe, SN3 3RD
Telephone: 01793535023
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Nyland School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

The Great Western Hospital

Address: Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6BB,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01793 604020
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.5 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to The Great Western Hospital

BMI The Ridgeway Hospital

Address: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, SN4 9DD,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01793 814848
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.69 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to BMI The Ridgeway Hospital

Savernake Hospital

Address: General Hospital, Marlborough, SN8 3HL,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01672 517200
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 16.21 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Savernake Hospital

Fairford Hospital

Address: The Croft,
NHS Sector
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Telephone: 0300 421 6470
Distance: 16.77 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Fairford Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Diabetes Community Service

Address: Eldene Health Centre, Swindon, SN3 3RZ
Telephone: 01793 463840
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Diabetes Community Service

Eldene Health Centre

Address: Eldene Health Centre, Eldene, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3RZ
Telephone: 01793 480111
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Eldene Health Centre

Eldene Surgery

Address: Eldene Surgery, Colingsmead, Eldene, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3TQ
Telephone: 01793 522710
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Eldene Surgery

Wick House

Address: Wick House, Buttermere, Liden, Swindon, SN3 6LF
Telephone: 01793 610395
Distance: 1.26 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Wick House
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Priory Road Dental Practice

Address: Priory Road Dental Practice, Priory Road, Park South, Swindon, SN3 2EZ
Distance: 1.71 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Priory Road Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Rover Body and Pressings, Bridge End Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4PE
Distance: 2.91 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Dental Surgery

Groundwell Dental Surgery

Address: Groundwell Dental Surgery, 50 Groundwell Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 2LU
Distance: 3.44 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Groundwell Dental Surgery

Victoria Road Dental Practice

Address: Victoria Road Dental Practice, 75 Victoria Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3BB
Distance: 3.56 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Victoria Road Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Covingham Library

St Pauls Drive, Swindon, SN35BY
Telephone: 01793 520185
Distance: 0.55 Kilometres
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Directions from Avocet Close to Covingham Library

Liden Library

Barrington Close, Swindon, SN36HF
Telephone: 01793 463504
Distance: 1.58 Kilometres
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Directions from Avocet Close to Liden Library

Walcot Library

Somerville Road, Swindon, SN33BL
Telephone: 01793 463238
Distance: 2.41 Kilometres
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Directions from Avocet Close to Walcot Library

Gorse Hill Library

Community Centre, Swindon, SN28DA
Telephone:
Distance: 3.5 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Avocet Close to Gorse Hill Library

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

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Kemble Station is 24.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Kemble

Kemble station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Thetswolds area on the Swindon - Stonehouse stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Cheltenham Spa • Chippenham • Didcot Parkway • Dilton Marsh • Gloucester • Melksham • Paddington • Reading • Romsey • Salisbury • Southampton Central • Stonehouse • Stroud • Swindon • Trowbridge • Warminster • Westbury • Worcester Shrub Hill

Kintbury Station is 26.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Kintbury

Kintbury station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Newbury area on the Newbury - Cogload Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aldermaston • Bedwyn • Frome • Hungerford • Maidenhead • Midgham • Newbury • Newbury Racecourse • Paddington • Pewsey • Reading • Reading West • Slough • Thatcham • Theale • Twyford • Westbury

Newbury Racecourse Station is 34.12 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Newbury Racecourse

Newbury Racecourse station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Newbury area on the Reading - Newbury stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aldermaston • Bedwyn • Hungerford • Kintbury • Maidenhead • Midgham • Newbury • Paddington • Reading • Reading West • Slough • Thatcham • Theale

Shipton Station is 35.12 Kilometers away

Directions from Avocet Close to Shipton

Shipton station is operated by Great Western Railway in the Witney area on the Cotswolds Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ascott-Under-Wychwood • Charlbury • Colwall • Combe • Evesham • Finstock • Great Malvern • Hanborough • Hereford • Honeybourne • Kingham • Ledbury • Maidenhead • Malvern Link • Moreton-In-Marsh • Oxford • Paddington • Pershore • Reading • Slough • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill

Airports

Nearest Airports

London Oxford Airport is 41.58 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to London Oxford Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 47.36 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Gloucestershire Airport
Southampton Airport is 72.45 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Southampton Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 87.32 Kilometers away Directions from Avocet Close to Bournemouth International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal is 77.17 Kilometers away
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Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal is 77.33 Kilometers away
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Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal is 79.97 Kilometers away
Directions from Avocet Close to Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal
Hamble-le-Rice Ferry Landing is 83.23 Kilometers away
Directions from Avocet Close to Hamble-le-Rice Ferry Landing
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Avocet Close is approximately miles from the

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J15/A419(T)/A346 - 3.76 Km Away
Directions from Avocet Close to M4 J15/A419(T)/A346
Junction: M4 J16/A3102/B4005 - 8.96 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J14/A338 - 20.68 Km Away
Directions from Avocet Close to M4 J14/A338
Junction: M4 J17/A350/A429/B4122 - 27.78 Km Away
Directions from Avocet Close to M4 J17/A350/A429/B4122

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-Operative Food

7-8 Covingham Square, Covingham, Swindon, SN3 5AQ
Distance: 1.13 Kilometres
Directions from Avocet Close to Co-Operative Food

Tesco Express

Unit 1, Liden Centre, Liden, Swindon, SN3 6HP
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
Directions from Avocet Close to Tesco Express

Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Oxford Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4EW
Distance: 1.81 Kilometres
Directions from Avocet Close to Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

The Midcounties Co-operative

Unit 1, Cavendish Square, Park South, Swindon, SN3 2GD
Distance: 1.83 Kilometres
Directions from Avocet Close to The Midcounties Co-operative
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Wanborough Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.89 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Wanborough Nature Reserve

Museum

Attraction Name: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Richard Jefferies Museum, Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Distance: 1.93 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Richard Jefferies Museum, Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Country Park

Attraction Name: Coate Water Country Park
Distance: 3.01 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Coate Water Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Swindon Arts Centre
Distance: 3.52 (km)
Directions from Avocet Close to Swindon Arts Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Swindon
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Offices
Euclid Street
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN1 2JH
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01793 445 500
Ward: Covingham and Dorcan Ward
Parish: Covingham and Dorcan Ward
Ceremonial County: Wiltshire
County Council:
Address:
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Swindon
The Member of Parliament is Justin Tomlinson
Details for the MP Justin Tomlinson on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Justin Tomlinson on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Justin Tomlinson won with a majority of 8335 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 80168
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01015485
Ons Area Name:Swindon 013E
Average Age : 38.42
Population: 1440.00
Male Population: 722.00 (50.14%)
Female Population: 718.00 (49.86%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.63%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Wiltshire Police
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

The Swindon South Community Policing Team covers the Town Centre, Broadgreen, Old Town, Kingshill, and South Rural

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