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Allen Road is a Street in the Dorset town of Shaftesbury with the postcode of SP7 8GB

Allen Road is a street in the town of Shaftesbury governed by Shaftesbury Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Shaftesbury East Ward in the administration area of North Dorset District Council within the county of Dorset located in the South West of the UK.

Allen Road has the postcode of SP7 8GB.

Allen Road is located 96.12 miles West from the centre of London, 17.35 miles West from the centre of Salisbury, 20.2 miles East from the centre of Yeovil and 21.9 miles South from the centre of Trowbridge.

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Frequently asked Questions for Allen Road

What Council (Local Authority) is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the local authority area of North Dorset District Council which is a District Council.

What Parish Council is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the area of Shaftesbury Civil Parish.

What Electoral Ward is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the ward of Shaftesbury East Ward.

What County is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the ceremonial county of Dorset.

What Constituency is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the constituency of North Dorset Co Const.

What Region of the UK is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the South West region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the Dorset County Council area.

What Police Force area is Allen Road in?

Allen Road is located within the Dorset Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Allen Road

2 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB, 20 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB,
6 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB, 22 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB,
7 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB, 24 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB,
9 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB, 26 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB,
12 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB, 28 Allen Road, Shaftesbury, SP7 8GB,

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Postcodes for Allen Road

SP7 8GB

Location detailsCar Parks near Allen Road

Longmead Car Park
Wincombe Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8PX
Distance: 1.22 km (click for directions)
72 hour maximum stay. Charging hours Monday to Saturday including Bank Holidays 8am - 6pm. 6 and 12 month permits available.
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Angel Lane Car Park
Angel Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8DF
Distance: 1.82 km (click for directions)
Blue Badge Holders can park for up to 3 hours for free, but only in a designated bay. Maximum stay 4 hours, no return within 1 hour. Charging hours Monday to Saturday including Bank Holidays 8am - 6pm. 6 and 12 month permits available
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Barton Hill Car Park
Bleke Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8QA
Distance: 1.91 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Maximum stay 72 hours
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Bell Street Car Park
Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8JY
Distance: 2.13 km (click for directions)
2 hour maximum stay in short stay bays, 4 hour maximum stay in long stay bays. No return within 1 hour. Blue badge holders can park for up to 3 hours for free, but only in a designated bay. 6 and 12 month permits available for long stay.
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Win Green Car Park
Donhead Hollow, Ashmore, Wiltshire
Ashmore
SP5 5AW
Distance: 7.78 km (click for directions)
By-way to Win Green is off Donead Hollow.
Telephone: 01672539167
Operated by: National Trust
Height

Height

The Central point of Allen Road is approximately 200 Metres above sea level
Location details

Location Details

Allen Road
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Latitude/Longitude: 51.003564876341, -2.17856561449055
OS Reference: 387472.288273, 122761.609487
OS Grid Reference: ST875228
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Allen Road

OS Landranger Map Number: 183
OS Landranger Map Name: Yeovil & Frome
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01747 - Shaftesbury
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 10.5
Median Speed: 11
Maximum Speed: 15.7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 38
House Sales

Recent House Sales in Allen Road

24 Allen Road
Sale Price: £176,000
Sale Date: 10/04/2017
15 Allen Road
Sale Price: £80,000
Sale Date: 22/12/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Shaftesbury School

Distance: 0.83 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1078
Address: Salisbury Road, SP7 8ER
Telephone: 01747854498
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Allen Road to Shaftesbury School

Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.99 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 415
Address: Wincombe Lane, SP7 8PZ
Telephone: 01747852901
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Allen Road to Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School

The Abbey CofE VA Primary School, Shaftesbury

Distance: 1.68 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 192
Address: St James's Street, SP7 8HQ
Telephone: 01747852620
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Allen Road to The Abbey CofE VA Primary School, Shaftesbury

Ludwell Community Primary School

Distance: 3.12 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 74
Address: Ludwell, SP7 9ND
Telephone: 01747828519
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Allen Road to Ludwell Community Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Westminster Memorial Hospital

Address: Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury, SP7 8BD,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01747 851535
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Distance: 1.51 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Westminster Memorial Hospital

Blandford Community Hospital

Address: Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, DT11 7DD,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01258 456541
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 15.6 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Blandford Community Hospital

Wincanton Community Hospital

Address: Dancing Lane,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01963 828444
Distance: 17.83 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Wincanton Community Hospital

Warminster Community Hospital

Address: The Avenue,
NHS Sector
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01985 212076
Distance: 22.59 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Warminster Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Abbey View Medical Centre

Address: Abbey View Medical Centre, Hawkesdene Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8DH
Telephone: 01747 856700
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Abbey View Medical Centre

Hmp Guys Marsh

Address: Hmp Guys Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 0AH
Telephone: 01747 856400
Distance: 3.52 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Hmp Guys Marsh

Gillingham Medical Practice

Address: Gillingham Med Practice, the Barn Surgery, Newbury, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4XS
Telephone: 01747 824201
Distance: 7.35 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Gillingham Medical Practice

Tisbury Surgery

Address: The Surgery, Park Road, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 6LF
Telephone: 01747 870204
Distance: 9.79 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Tisbury Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

R G Carnall and Associates

Address: R G Carnall and Associates, 21 Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8AR
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to R G Carnall and Associates

Shaftesbury Dental Practice

Address: Westfields', New Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8QH
Distance: 1.47 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Shaftesbury Dental Practice

Westfield Dental Practice

Address: Westfield Dental Practice, New Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8QH
Distance: 1.47 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Westfield Dental Practice

Gillingham Dental Practice

Address: Gillingham Dental Practice, 1 Lanark Villas, Newbury, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QH
Distance: 7.45 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Gillingham Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Shaftesbury Library

Bell Street, Shaftesbury, SP78AE
Telephone: 01747 852256
Distance: 1.26 Kilometres
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Directions from Allen Road to Shaftesbury Library

Gillingham Library

Chantry Fields, Gillingham, SP84UA
Telephone: 01747 822180
Distance: 7.69 Kilometres
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Directions from Allen Road to Gillingham Library

Tisbury Library

High Street, Salisbury, SP36LD
Telephone: 01747 870469
Distance: 9.53 Kilometres
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Directions from Allen Road to Tisbury Library

Mere Library

Barton Lane, Warminster, BA126JA
Telephone: 01747 860546
Distance: 11.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Allen Road to Mere Library

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Allen Road

Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Warminster Station is 22.58 Kilometers away

Directions from Allen Road to Warminster

Warminster station is operated by Great Western Railway in the South West Wiltshire area on the Salisbury - Bathampton Jcn / Thingley Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Andover • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Barnham • Basingstoke • Bath Spa • Bradford-On-Avon • Brighton • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Cardiff Central • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chichester • Chippenham • Clapham Junction • Cosham • Dilton Marsh • Fareham • Filton Abbey Wood • Fratton • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Grateley • Great Malvern • Havant • Hove • Kemble • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Malvern Link • Melksham • Newport (Gwent) • Oldfield Park • Overton • Patchway • Portsmouth & Southsea • Portsmouth Harbour • Romsey • Salisbury • Severn Tunnel Junction • Shoreham-By-Sea • Southampton Central • Stapleton Road • Stonehouse • Stroud • Swindon • Trowbridge • Waterloo • Westbury • Whitchurch (Hampshire) • Woking • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worthing • Yate • Yeovil Junction • Yeovil Pen Mill

Dilton Marsh Station is 27.35 Kilometers away

Directions from Allen Road to Dilton Marsh

Dilton Marsh station is operated by Great Western Railway in the South West Wiltshire area on the Salisbury - Bathampton Jcn / Thingley Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Barnham • Bath Spa • Bradford-On-Avon • Brighton • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Cam & Dursley • Cardiff Central • Cheltenham Spa • Chichester • Chippenham • Cosham • Fareham • Filton Abbey Wood • Fratton • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Havant • Hove • Kemble • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Malvern Link • Melksham • Newport (Gwent) • Oldfield Park • Patchway • Portsmouth & Southsea • Portsmouth Harbour • Romsey • Salisbury • Severn Tunnel Junction • Shoreham-By-Sea • Southampton Central • Stapleton Road • Stonehouse • Stroud • Swindon • Trowbridge • Warminster • Westbury • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worthing • Yate

Thornford Station is 29.87 Kilometers away

Directions from Allen Road to Thornford

Thornford station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill • Yetminster

Yetminster Station is 30.15 Kilometers away

Directions from Allen Road to Yetminster

Yetminster station is operated by Great Western Railway in the West Dorset area on the Castle Cary - Dorchester stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashchurch • Avoncliff • Bath Spa • Bedminster • Bradford-On-Avon • Bristol Parkway • Bristol Temple Meads • Bruton • Cam & Dursley • Castle Cary • Cheltenham Spa • Chetnole • Dorchester West • Filton Abbey Wood • Freshford • Frome • Gloucester • Great Malvern • Keynsham • Lawrence Hill • Maiden Newton • Malvern Link • Nailsea & Backwell • Oldfield Park • Stapleton Road • Thornford • Trowbridge • Upwey • Westbury • Weston Milton • Weston-Super-Mare • Weymouth • Worcester Foregate Street • Worcester Shrub Hill • Worle • Yate • Yatton • Yeovil Pen Mill

Airports

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 34.94 Kilometers away Directions from Allen Road to Bournemouth International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 56.44 Kilometers away Directions from Allen Road to Bristol International Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 98.82 Kilometers away Directions from Allen Road to Gloucestershire Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 35.13 Kilometers away
Directions from Allen Road to Poole Quay Ferry Landing
Poole Ferry Terminal is 35.25 Kilometers away
Directions from Allen Road to Poole Ferry Terminal
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 38.3 Kilometers away
Directions from Allen Road to Brownsea Island Ferry Landing
Sandbanks Ferry Terminal is 39.06 Kilometers away
Directions from Allen Road to Sandbanks Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Allen Road is approximately miles from the

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J18/A46(T)/A46 - 56.64 Km Away
Directions from Allen Road to M4 J18/A46(T)/A46
Junction: M4 J17/A350/A429/B4122 - 56.96 Km Away
Directions from Allen Road to M4 J17/A350/A429/B4122
Junction: M32 J3/A4320/B4051 - 58.3 Km Away
Directions from Allen Road to M32 J3/A4320/B4051
Junction: M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469 - 58.73 Km Away
Directions from Allen Road to M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-op

Beaufoy Close, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PT
Distance: 0.65 Kilometres
Directions from Allen Road to Co-op

Tesco

Beaufoy Close, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PTChristys Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PF
Distance: 0.69 Kilometres
Directions from Allen Road to Tesco

Co-operative

Beaufoy Close, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PTChristys Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PFBell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8AR
Distance: 1.34 Kilometres
Directions from Allen Road to Co-operative

Budgens

Beaufoy Close, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PTChristys Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PFBell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8ARBell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8AR
Distance: 1.34 Kilometres
Directions from Allen Road to Budgens
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Kingsettle Wood
Distance: 2.98 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Kingsettle Wood

Museum

Attraction Name: Shaftesbury Town Museum, Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Gardens
Distance: 3.07 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Shaftesbury Town Museum, Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Gardens

Garden

Attraction Name: Pythouse Walled Garden
Distance: 6.63 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Pythouse Walled Garden

Castle

Attraction Name: Old Wardour Castle
Distance: 7.07 (km)
Directions from Allen Road to Old Wardour Castle

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of North Dorset District
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Nordon
Salisbury Road
Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11 7LL
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Telephone Number: 01258 454 111
Ward: Shaftesbury East Ward
Parish: Shaftesbury East Ward
Ceremonial County: Dorset
County Council:
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Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Simon Hoare
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In the 2017 General Election Simon Hoare won with a majority of 25777 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 76324
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020455
Ons Area Name:North Dorset 003B
Average Age : 40.57
Population: 1905.00
Male Population: 893.00 (46.88%)
Female Population: 1012.00 (53.12%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 13 (0.68%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Dorset Police
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Following the recent restructure of the Force, Sturminster Newton returns to the section having previously been part of the Shaftesbury area back in the 1980s. The North Dorset area covers 268 square miles and the four main towns of Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Blandford and Sturminster Newton.

Despite the continued and rapid expansion of the four main towns, with Gillingham alone doubling in size and set for further expansion, crime rates remain low and detection rates high.

We are fortunate to live in an area where the majority of the population, people of all ages, are law-abiding citizens and are willing to come forward with information so that we can support them in maintaining the area as one of the safest places to live in England. However, fear of crime remains much higher than the reality.

Further changes have taken place, providing more contact with the local community in order to look more closely at issues that residents decide are of concern to them.

One Section Commander (myself) covers the area, supported by station sergeants in place for each of the four towns and Safer Neighbourhood Teams. The teams include PCs community support officers (PCSOs), special constables and volunteers. This allows more direct contact with local residents looking at issues that they consider important within their communities. It also allows us to work directly with partner agencies such as district and town councils, the health service and housing associations to find solutions more quickly and efficiently.

In addition to the Safer Neighbourhood Teams, patrol officers are also based at all four main stations to provide further support and response to live incidents within the area.

The North Dorset area also hosts many important events including the county’s biggest event - the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Many other popular events take place through out the year including Shaftesbury Gold Hill Fair, Gillingham Music Festival, Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, the Shaftesbury and Gillingham show and carnivals and music festivals at the Larmer Tree.

The Safer Neighbourhood Teams would like to hear from, you, members of the public about any issues you would like to discuss.

To make contact more flexible, each team has a mobile telephone. The numbers are available from the North Dorset Safer Neighbourhood Team pages on this website, just use the links on the right hand side of this page. Please contact us so that we (the police), and our partner agencies can work together to make North Dorset an even safer place to live.

Inspector 1919 Shawn Whitley

North Dorset Neighbourhood Inspector

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