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The Drive in Rayleigh

The Drive is a Street in the Essex town of Rayleigh and measures approximately 522 metres long.

The Drive crosses the following postcode sectors:

There are 306 other streets named The Drive in Great Britain.

The Drive is within the area of Rochford District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Rayleigh.

The Drive has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 32200283 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Drive is roughly 46.44 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 52.90 and the lowest point being 37.80. A change of 15.10 metres.

The Drive is located within the county of Essex which is in the East of England region of the UK. 32.43 miles East from the centre of London, 12.79 miles South East from the centre of Chelmsford, 21.61 miles North from the centre of Maidstone and 28.37 miles North West from the centre of Canterbury.

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

Sunrise07:35
Sunset17:46

Latest Weather Conditions for The Drive

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 23 October 2020 at 05:00 (8.58 miles away)
Current Weather:Mist
Temperature and Humidity:11.1°C (98.7%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSW (8 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Drive Rayleigh

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Basildon - Rayleigh
Address:Arterial Road
Telephone: Learn More
1.43
2: Name:Premier Inn Southend Airport
Address:Thanet Grange, Princes Avenue
Telephone: Learn More
2.31
3: Name:Travelodge Southend on Sea
Address:33 Chichester Rd, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2JY
Telephone:0871 984 6247 Learn More
4.34
4: Name:Travelodge Basildon Wickford
Address:Runwell Rd, Wickford, SS11 7QJ
Telephone:0871 559 1802 Learn More
4.85
5: Name:Premier Inn Southend on Sea - Eastern Esplanade
Address:Eastern Esplanade
Telephone: Learn More
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Drive above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
46.4437.8052.9015.10

Frequently asked Questions for The Drive

What Council (Local Authority) is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the local authority area of Rochford District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the area of Rayleigh Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the ward of Lodge.

What County is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the ceremonial county of Essex.

What Constituency is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the constituency of Rayleigh and Wickford.

What Part of the UK is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the East of England region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the Essex Council area.

What Police Force area is The Drive in?

The Drive is located within the Essex Police area.

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Location Details

The Drive
Map showing the location of The Drive
Latitude51.578008
Longitude0.634124
OS Easting (X):582497
OS Northing (Y):189912
OS Grid Reference:TQ825899

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Drive

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00111478
ONS Area NameWhite Suburban Communities
Average Age43.61
Area Population1556.00
Male Population779.00 (50%)
Female Population777.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants10 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01021946
LSOA Name:Rochford 009A
SOA Code:8b
SOA Name:Ageing suburbanites
MSOA Code:E02004571
MSOA Name:Rochford 009
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Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Rayleigh Eastwood Road Local
243 Eastwood Road, Rayleigh, England, SS6 7LF
1268779104
Distance: 0.6 Miles
Directions from The Drive to Sainsburys Rayleigh Eastwood Road Local
Tesco Eastwood Esso Express
Rayleigh Rd, Eastwood, Leigh-On-Sea, SS9 5PS
0345 674 6488
Distance: 0.79 Miles
Directions from The Drive to Tesco Eastwood Esso Express
Iceland Rayleigh
147/153 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7QA
01268771884
Distance: 1.37 Miles
Directions from The Drive to Iceland Rayleigh
Sainsburys Rayleigh Weir
21 Stadium Way, Benfleet, England, SS7 3UB
01268 741181
Distance: 1.47 Miles
Directions from The Drive to Sainsburys Rayleigh Weir

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01702 - Southend-on-Sea
Area Code: 01268 - Basildon

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Rochford District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, South Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1BW
Send email
Telephone Number: 01702 546 366
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Mark Francois
Details for the MP Mark Francois on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Mark Francois won with a majority of 31,000 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 78,930
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Lodge Ward
Parish: Rayleigh Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Essex
County Council: Essex Council

Nearest Car Parks

Grove Woods Car Park
Grove Road, Rayleigh, Essex
Rayleigh
SS6 8UQ
Distance: 0.25 km (click for directions)
Located at the end of Grove Road. Car park closed at dusk.
Telephone: 01702546366
Operated by: Rochford District Council
Pargat Drive Car Park
Pargat Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
Leigh-on-Sea
SS9 5HJ
Distance: 0.48 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01702215003
Operated by: Southend on Sea Borough Council
Edwards Hall Park Car Park
Bosworth Road, Rochford, Essex
Rochford
SS9 5AE
Distance: 0.60 km (click for directions)
Part of Cherry Orchard Jubilee Park. The car park is open during park opening hours.
Telephone: 01702318166
Operated by: Rochford District Council
Rayleigh Road Car Park
Rayleigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
Leigh-on-Sea
SS9 5PT
Distance: 0.87 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01702215003
Operated by: Southend on Sea Borough Council
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Nearest Schools

Grove Wood Primary School
Distance: 0.35 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 17/07/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 630
Address: Grove Wood Primary School, Grove Road, SS6 8UA
Head: Mr Richard Green (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Drive to Grove Wood Primary School
Wyburns Primary School
Distance: 0.6 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 25/04/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 222
Address: Wyburns Primary School, Nevern Road, SS6 7PE
Head: Mrs Kath Sansom (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Drive to Wyburns Primary School
Edwards Hall Primary School
Distance: 0.74 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 27/06/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 392
Address: Edwards Hall Primary School, Macmurdo Road, SS9 5AQ
Head: Mr Jim Johnson ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Drive to Edwards Hall Primary School
Fairways Primary School
Distance: 1.24 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 26/10/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 431
Address: Fairways Primary School, The Fairway, SS9 4QW
Head: Mr Lee Pinchback (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Drive to Fairways Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

The Chartwell Hospital
Address: 1629 London Road, Leigh-On-Sea, SS9 2SQ,
NHS Sector
Chartwell Private Hospitals Ltd
Telephone: 01702 478885
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.08 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to The Chartwell Hospital
Southend Hospital
Address: Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 0RY,
NHS Sector
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01702 435555
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.88 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to Southend Hospital
Rochford Community Hospital
Address: Union Lane, Rochford, SS4 1RB,
Independent Sector
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01702 538000
Distance: 2.98 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to Rochford Community Hospital
BMI Southend Private Hospital
Address: 15-17 Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9AG,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01702 608908
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.42 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to BMI Southend Private Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Drive
0.19 Dental Surgery 369 Eastwood Road SS6 7LJ
1.32 The Essex Smile Centre 33-35a High Street SS6 7EW
1.46 Dental Practice 15-17 High Road SS6 7SA
1.62 9-11 Rayleigh Road 9-13 Rayleigh Road SS9 5UU
1.81 45 Southend Road (dental Practice) 45 Southend Road SS5 4PZ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.90 Dr S H H Zaidi & Partner 348 Rayleigh Road SS9 5PU tel:01702 525289
1.26 Audley Mills Surgery 57 Eastwood Road SS6 7JF tel:01268 209309
1.43 Dr S H H Zaidi & Partner 335 Eastwood Road North SS9 4LT tel:01702 529111
1.60 Scott Park Surgery 205 Western Approaches SS2 6XY tel:01702 420642
1.62 Dr Krishnan & Ptnr - Kent Elms Hc Kent Elms Health Centre, 1 Rayleigh Road, Eastwood SS9 5UU tel:01702 522012

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.82 Osbon Pharmacy 372 Rayleigh Road, Eastwood SS9 5PT tel:01702 525667
1.26 Audley Mills Pharmacy Audley Mills, 57 Eastwood Road SS6 7JF tel:01268 776479
1.28 Lloydspharmacy 39 Eastwood Road SS6 7JE
1.32 Yardley Chemist 15 High Street SS6 7EW tel:01268 743283
1.34 Boots 77 High Street SS6 7EJ tel:01268 771883

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Drive

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Drive
0.70 All-specs Optical (leigh-on-sea) Unit 1, 50 Progress Road SS9 5PR
0.76 Essex Eye Care 55 Warwick Road SS6 8PQ
0.76 Essex Eyecare (rayleigh) 55 Warwick Road SS6 8PQ
0.82 Tyler Goodchild Opticians 380 Rayleigh Road SS9 5PT
0.91 Templeman Opticians (rayleigh) 47 Trinity Road SS6 8QB

Nearest Libraries

Rayleigh
132/4 High Street, Rayleigh, SS67BX
Telephone: 01268 775830
Distance: 1.4 Miles
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Directions from The Drive to Rayleigh
Kent Elms Library
1 Raleigh Road, Leigh On Sea, SS95UU
Telephone:
Distance: 1.62 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Drive to Kent Elms Library
Hockley
Southend Road, Hockley, SS54PZ
Telephone: 01702 203558
Distance: 1.81 Miles
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Directions from The Drive to Hockley
Hadleigh
180 London Road, Benfleet, SS72PD
Telephone: 01473 823778
Distance: 2.01 Miles
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Directions from The Drive to Hadleigh

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Rayleigh Station is 1.64 miles away.

Address: Rayleigh station, Station Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HJ

Rayleigh is situated on the Shenfield to Southend Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Rayleigh Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Drive to Rayleigh Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Billericay00:11:00
Hockley00:05:00
London Liverpool Street00:46:00
Prittlewell00:15:00
Rochford00:08:00
Romford00:28:30
Shenfield00:19:00
Southend Airport00:11:00
Southend Victoria00:19:30
Stratford (London)00:37:00
Wickford00:05:00

Hockley Station is 2.06 miles away.

Address: Hockley station, Station Approach, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4BG

Hockley is situated on the Shenfield to Southend Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Hockley Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Drive to Hockley Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Billericay00:15:00
London Liverpool Street00:50:00
Prittlewell00:10:00
Rayleigh00:04:00
Rochford00:03:00
Romford00:32:30
Shenfield00:23:00
Southend Airport00:06:00
Southend Victoria00:14:00
Stratford (London)00:41:00
Wickford00:09:00

Leigh-on-Sea Station is 2.55 miles away.

Address: Leigh-on-Sea station, Belton Way, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2ET

Leigh-on-Sea is situated on the London Tilbury & Southend Railway and is managed by c2c.

Leigh-on-Sea Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Drive to Leigh-on-Sea Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Barking00:36:30
Basildon00:12:00
Benfleet00:05:00
Chafford Hundred Lakeside00:32:00
Chalkwell00:03:00
East Tilbury00:19:00
Grays00:29:00
Laindon00:15:00
Limehouse00:45:00
London Fenchurch Street00:50:00
London Liverpool Street01:06:00
Ockendon00:36:00
Pitsea00:09:00
Shoeburyness00:18:00
Southend Central00:08:00
Southend East00:10:00
Stanford-le-Hope00:16:00
Stratford (London)00:57:00
Thorpe Bay00:12:00
Tilbury Town00:25:00
Upminster00:25:00
West Ham00:40:00
West Horndon00:20:00
Westcliff00:05:00

Rochford Station is 2.94 miles away.

Address: Rochford station, West Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1AU

Rochford is situated on the Shenfield to Southend Line and is managed by Greater Anglia.

Rochford Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Drive to Rochford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Billericay00:19:00
Hockley00:04:00
London Liverpool Street00:54:00
Prittlewell00:06:00
Rayleigh00:08:00
Romford00:36:30
Shenfield00:27:00
Southend Airport00:03:00
Southend Victoria00:11:00
Stratford (London)00:45:00
Wickford00:13:00

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 3.02 miles away Directions from The Drive to London Southend Airport
London City Airport is 25.62 miles away Directions from The Drive to London City Airport
London Stansted Airport is 26.87 miles away Directions from The Drive to London Stansted Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 30.93 miles away Directions from The Drive to Biggin Hill Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Wallasea Island Ferry Landing is 7.58 miles away

Directions from The Drive to Wallasea Island Ferry Landing

Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing is 8.55 miles away

Directions from The Drive to Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 14.5 miles away

Directions from The Drive to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Gravesend Pier is 14.64 miles away

Directions from The Drive to Gravesend Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Drive is approximately miles from the

Junction: M25 J29/A127 - 14.98 Miles Away

Directions from The Drive to M25 J29/A127

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 15.29 Miles Away

Directions from The Drive to M2 J2/A228

Junction: M25 J28/A12(T)/A12/A1023 - 16.08 Miles Away

Directions from The Drive to M25 J28/A12(T)/A12/A1023

Junction: M25 J30/A13(T) - 16.66 Miles Away

Directions from The Drive to M25 J30/A13(T)

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: The Weir Garden
Gardens
Distance: 1.38 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to The Weir Garden
Attraction Name: Dutch Cottage Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 1.5 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to Dutch Cottage Museum
Attraction Name: Hadleigh Country Park
Country Parks
Distance: 2.36 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to Hadleigh Country Park
Attraction Name: Southend-on-Sea Pier
Historic Properties
Distance: 4.75 (miles)
Directions from The Drive to Southend-on-Sea Pier
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