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Backways Lane near Westford

Backways Lane is a Street near the Somerset village of Westford and measures approximately 323 metres long.

There is only one street named Backways Lane making it unique in Great Britain.

Backways Lane is within the area of Somerset West and Taunton District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Wellington Without.

Backways Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 39603397 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Backways Lane is roughly 87.58 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 90.50 and the lowest point being 81.10. A change of 9.40 metres.

Backways Lane is located within the county of Somerset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 141.54 miles West from the centre of London, 7.58 miles South West from the centre of Taunton, 20.64 miles North East from the centre of Exeter and 27.44 miles West from the centre of Yeovil.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Backways Lane

Sunrise07:48
Sunset18:05

Latest Weather Conditions for Backways Lane

Observed at Weather Station:Dunkeswell Aerodrome 22 October 2020 at 14:00 (7.43 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:11.6°C (88.1%)
Wind Direction and Speed:W (5 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Backways Lane Westford

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Wellington Somerset
Address:West Park, Wellington, TA21 9AD
Telephone:0871 559 1858 Learn More
2.52
2: Name:Days Inn Taunton
Address:Taunton Deane Service Area, Trull
Telephone: Learn More
4.88
3: Name:Travelodge Tiverton
Address:M5 Motorway, Sampford Peverell Service Area, Nr. Tiverton, Sampford Peverell, EX16 7HD
Telephone:0871 984 6057 Learn More
5.49
4: Name:Premier Inn Taunton Central North
Address:Massingham Park
Telephone: Learn More
8.43
5: Name:Premier Inn Taunton East
Address:81 Bridgwater Road
Telephone: Learn More
8.90
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Avon And Somerset
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Backways Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
87.5881.1090.509.40

Frequently asked Questions for Backways Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the local authority area of Taunton Deane Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the area of Wellington Without Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the ward of Monument.

What County is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Somerset.

What Constituency is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the constituency of Taunton Deane.

What Part of the UK is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the Somerset Council area.

What Police Force area is Backways Lane in?

Backways Lane is located within the Avon and Somerset Police area.

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Location Details

Backways Lane
Map showing the location of Backways Lane
Latitude50.966905
Longitude-3.258245
OS Easting (X):311656
OS Northing (Y):119423
OS Grid Reference:ST117194

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Backways Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00149108
ONS Area NameRural White-Collar Workers
Average Age48.37
Area Population2184.00
Male Population1054.00 (48%)
Female Population1130.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants11 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01029269
LSOA Name:Taunton Deane 013B
SOA Code:2a
SOA Name:Ageing rural neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02006111
MSOA Name:Taunton Deane 013
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Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Wellington
Longforth Road, Wellington, TA21 8RQ
01823 653470
Distance: 1.63 Miles
Directions from Backways Lane to Asda Wellington
Waitrose Wellington
34 - 46 High Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8RD
01823 663577
Distance: 1.66 Miles
Directions from Backways Lane to Waitrose Wellington
Tesco Taunton Galmington Express
Comeytrowe Centre, New Galmington Centre, Taunton, TA1 4TY
0345 026 9077
Distance: 6.52 Miles
Directions from Backways Lane to Tesco Taunton Galmington Express
Tesco Taunton Superstore
Castle St, Taunton, TA1 4AB
0345 677 9668
Distance: 7.2 Miles
Directions from Backways Lane to Tesco Taunton Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01823 - Taunton

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Taunton Deane Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1HE
Send email
Telephone Number: 01823 356433
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Rebecca Pow
Details for the MP Rebecca Pow on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Rebecca Pow won with a majority of 11,700 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 88,676
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Monument Ward
Parish: Wellington Without Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Somerset
County Council: Somerset Council

Nearest Car Parks

Courtland Road Car Park
Courtland Road, Wellington, Somerset
Wellington
TA21 8NE
Distance: 1.35 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
North Street Car Park
North Street, Wellington, Somerset
Wellington
TA21 8LT
Distance: 1.47 km (click for directions)
Charges apply between 8am and 6pm Monday to Saturday including bank holidays. RingGo parking available see website. Minimum charge 2 hours
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: Taunton Deane Borough Council
South Street Car Park
South Street, Wellington, Somerset
Wellington
TA21 8QQ
Distance: 1.53 km (click for directions)
Charges apply between 8am and 6pm Monday to Saturday including bank holidays. RingGo parking available see website.
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: Taunton Deane Borough Council
Longforth Road Car Park
Longforth Road, Wellington, Somerset
Wellington
TA21 8RQ
Distance: 1.63 km (click for directions)
Charges apply between 8am and 6pm Monday to Saturday including bank holidays. RingGo parking available see website. 2 hour minimum charge.
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: Taunton Deane Borough Council
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Nearest Schools

Sampford Arundel Community Primary School
Distance: 0.62 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 03/07/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 45
Address: Sampford Arundel Community Primary School, Sampford Arundel, TA21 9QN
Head: Mrs J Collier (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backways Lane to Sampford Arundel Community Primary School
Rockwell Green Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.86 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 13/03/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 200
Address: Rockwell Green Church of England Primary School, Brooklands Road, Rockwell Green, TA21 9DJ
Head: Mr Mike Berrisford (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backways Lane to Rockwell Green Church of England Primary School
Court Fields School
Distance: 1.18 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 29/04/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 776
Address: Court Fields School, Mantle Street, TA21 8SW
Head: Mrs Polly Matthews ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backways Lane to Court Fields School
Beech Grove Primary School
Distance: 1.37 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 28/02/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 322
Address: Beech Grove Primary School, Courtland Road, TA21 8NE
Head: Miss Claire Joyce (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Backways Lane to Beech Grove Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Wellington Community Hospital
Address: Bulford, Wellington, TA21 8QQ,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 662663
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.5 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to Wellington Community Hospital
Wellesley Hospital
Address: Westpark, Chelston, Wellington, TA21 9AD,
Independent Sector
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.37 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to Wellesley Hospital
Dene Barton Community Hospital
Address: Dene Road, Cotford St Luke, Taunton, TA4 1DD,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 431930
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.9 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to Dene Barton Community Hospital
Musgrove Park Hospital
Address: Parkfield Drive, Taunton, TA1 5DA,
NHS Sector
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01823 333444
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6.69 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to Musgrove Park Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Backways Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Backways Lane
1.24 Wellington Dental Access Centre Wellington Medical Centre, Mantle Street TA21 8BD
1.34 Station Road Dental Practice 1 Station Road TA21 8LA
1.69 Dental Surgery 43 High Street TA21 8QY
1.69 Wellington Dental Practice 47 High Street TA21 8QY
6.72 Taunton Dental Centre Norton Manor TA2 6PF

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Backways Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
1.24 Wellington Medical Centre Mantle Street TA21 8BD tel:01823 663551
1.44 Luson 41 Fore Street TA21 8AG tel:01823 662836
3.93 Blackdown Practice The Surgery, Station Road, Hemyock EX15 3SF tel:01823 680206
5.33 Grantlands Surgery Uffculme Commercial Road EX15 3EB
5.67 Lister House Partnership Lister House Surgery, Croft Way, Wiveliscombe TA4 2BF tel:01984 623471

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Backways Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
1.24 Your Local Boots Pharmacy Wellington Medical Centre, Mantle Street TA21 8BD tel:01823 665366
1.44 Lloydspharmacy 41 Fore Street TA21 8AG tel:01823 662446
1.51 Superdrug Pharmacy 5 Fore Street TA21 8AA tel:01823 662113
1.61 Boots Uk Limited 6 High Street TA21 8RA tel:01823 662170
5.72 Day Lewis Pharmacy 1 The Square, Wiveliscombe, Taunton TA4 2JT tel:01984 623284

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Backways Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Backways Lane
1.61 Watson & Smith Opticians - Wellington 10b High Street TA21 8RA
7.46 Boots Opticians (high Street - Taunton) 64-65 High Street TA1 3PT
7.52 Vision Express (taunton) 3-4 Fore Street TA1 1HX
7.52 Watson & Smith Opticians - Taunton 17 Fore Street TA1 1HX
7.53 Boots Opticians (north Street - Taunton) 5 North Street TA1 1LH

Nearest Libraries

Uffculme Library
School House, 8 Ashley Road, Uffculme, EX153AY
Telephone: 01884 840522
Distance: 4.95 Miles
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Directions from Backways Lane to Uffculme Library
Wiveliscombe Library
9 The Square, Wiveliscombe, TA42JT
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 5.72 Miles
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Directions from Backways Lane to Wiveliscombe Library
Somerset Heritage Centre and Libraries
Brunel Way, Langford Mead, Taunton, TA26SF
Telephone:
Distance: 6.64 Miles
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Directions from Backways Lane to Somerset Heritage Centre and Libraries
Bishops Lydeard Library
Church Street, Bishops Lydeard, TA43AT
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7.18 Miles
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Directions from Backways Lane to Bishops Lydeard Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Tiverton Parkway Station is 5.59 miles away.

Address: Tiverton Parkway station, Station Road, Sampford Peverell, Devon, EX16 7EH

Tiverton Parkway is situated on the Bristol to Exeter Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Tiverton Parkway Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Backways Lane to Tiverton Parkway Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Birmingham New Street02:22:00
Bodmin Parkway02:01:00
Bristol Parkway01:03:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:53:00
Camborne02:55:00
Cheltenham Spa01:34:00
Chesterfield03:24:00
Darlington05:19:00
Derby03:04:00
Durham05:37:00
Edinburgh07:31:00
Exeter St David's00:16:00
Leeds04:27:00
Liskeard01:48:30
London Paddington02:14:00
Newcastle05:54:00
Newton Abbot00:38:00
Par02:11:00
Penzance03:15:00
Plymouth01:21:00
Reading01:49:00
Redruth02:48:00
Sheffield03:40:00
St Austell02:18:00
St Erth03:06:00
Taunton00:13:00
Totnes00:49:00
Truro02:36:00
Wakefield Westgate04:06:00
York04:51:00

Taunton Station is 7.84 miles away.

Address: Taunton station, Station Approach, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1QP

Taunton is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line|Bristol to Exeter Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Taunton Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Backways Lane to Taunton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alnmouth06:08:00
Bedminster01:01:00
Berwick-upon-Tweed06:30:00
Birmingham New Street02:10:00
Bodmin Parkway02:13:00
Bridgwater00:11:00
Bristol Parkway00:50:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:44:00
Burton-on-Trent02:33:00
Camborne03:07:00
Cardiff Central02:04:00
Castle Cary00:21:00
Cheltenham Spa01:22:00
Chesterfield03:11:00
Darlington05:07:00
Dawlish00:44:00
Derby02:52:00
Dunbar06:52:00
Durham05:24:00
Edinburgh07:18:00
Exeter St David's00:29:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:20:00
Hayle03:25:00
Haymarket07:24:00
Highbridge & Burnham00:18:00
Ivybridge01:22:30
Leeds04:15:00
Liskeard02:00:30
London Paddington02:05:00
Lostwithiel02:27:00
Macclesfield03:24:00
Manchester Piccadilly03:45:30
Nailsea & Backwell00:49:00
Newbury01:18:00
Newcastle05:42:00
Newport (South Wales)01:50:00
Newton Abbot00:50:00
Par02:23:30
Parson Street00:58:00
Patchway01:26:00
Penzance03:27:00
Pewsey01:00:00
Plymouth01:33:00
Reading01:38:00
Redruth03:00:00
Saltash01:51:00
Severn Tunnel Junction01:37:00
Sheffield03:28:00
St Austell02:30:00
St Erth03:18:00
St Germans01:58:00
Stafford02:49:00
Stockport03:37:00
Stoke-on-Trent03:07:00
Tamworth02:26:00
Teignmouth00:49:00
Tiverton Parkway00:13:00
Totnes01:02:00
Truro02:48:00
Wakefield Westgate03:54:00
Westbury00:42:00
Weston Milton00:34:00
Weston-super-Mare00:30:00
Wolverhampton02:35:00
Worle00:37:00
Yatton00:43:00
York04:38:00

Honiton Station is 12.18 miles away.

Address: Honiton station, Church Hill, Honiton, Devon, EX14 2DA

Honiton is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Honiton Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Backways Lane to Honiton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:48:00
Axminster00:11:00
Basingstoke02:09:00
Clapham Junction02:47:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:13:00
Crewkerne00:24:00
Exeter Central00:24:00
Exeter St David's00:27:00
Feniton00:06:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:56:00
Grateley01:42:00
London Waterloo02:58:30
Overton02:03:00
Pinhoe00:18:00
Salisbury01:27:00
Sherborne00:40:00
Templecombe00:48:00
Tisbury01:06:00
Whimple00:10:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:57:00
Woking02:29:00
Yeovil Junction00:34:00

Feniton Station is 12.53 miles away.

Address: Feniton station, Feniton, Devon, , EX14 3BT

Feniton is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Feniton Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Backways Lane to Feniton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:57:00
Axminster00:19:00
Basingstoke02:20:00
Clapham Junction02:57:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:09:30
Crewkerne00:32:00
Exeter Central00:19:00
Exeter St David's00:22:00
Gillingham (Dorset)01:04:00
Grateley01:50:30
Honiton00:08:00
London Waterloo03:07:30
Overton02:11:30
Pinhoe00:14:00
Salisbury01:37:00
Sherborne00:48:00
Templecombe00:56:00
Tisbury01:14:00
Whimple00:05:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)02:05:30
Woking02:38:30
Yeovil Junction00:42:00

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 17.7 miles away Directions from Backways Lane to Exeter International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 30.02 miles away Directions from Backways Lane to Cardiff International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 37.46 miles away Directions from Backways Lane to Bristol International Airport
Plymouth City Airport is 52.97 miles away Directions from Backways Lane to Plymouth City Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 16.79 miles away

Directions from Backways Lane to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal

Minehead Harbour is 19.43 miles away

Directions from Backways Lane to Minehead Harbour

Topsham Ferry Landing is 21.61 miles away

Directions from Backways Lane to Topsham Ferry Landing

Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing is 21.68 miles away

Directions from Backways Lane to Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Backways Lane is approximately 0.81 miles from the M5

Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 2.94 Miles Away

Directions from Backways Lane to M5 J26/A38

Junction: M5 J27/A361/A38 - 5.46 Miles Away

Directions from Backways Lane to M5 J27/A361/A38

Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 9.14 Miles Away

Directions from Backways Lane to M5 J28/A373/B3181

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 9.16 Miles Away

Directions from Backways Lane to M5 J25/A358

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 5.63 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum
Attraction Name: The Museum of Somerset Within Taunton Castle
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.48 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to The Museum of Somerset Within Taunton Castle
Attraction Name: National Trust Knightshayes
Historic Properties
Distance: 10.4 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to National Trust Knightshayes
Attraction Name: Tiverton Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 10.86 (miles)
Directions from Backways Lane to Tiverton Castle
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