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The Close in Ightham

The Close is a Street in the Kent village of Ightham and measures approximately 69 metres long.

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

The Close is within the area of Tonbridge and Malling District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax .

The Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 40601076 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Close is roughly 92.40 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 93.80 and the lowest point being 89.80. A change of 4.00 metres.

The Close is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 22.44 miles South East from the centre of London, 10.27 miles West from the centre of Maidstone, 31.03 miles North from the centre of Lewes and 31.8 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford.

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

Sunrise05:59
Sunset19:56

Latest Weather Conditions for The Close

Observed at Weather Station:Kenley 16 April 2021 at 01:00 (16.30 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:-0.1°C (91.1%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NNE (5 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Close Ightham

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Sevenoaks Maidstone
Address:London Road
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2.48
2: Name:Premier Inn Sevenoaks Maidstone
Address:London Road
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2.48
3: Name:Premier Inn Sevenoaks/Maidstone
Address:London Road
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2.49
4: Name:Premier Inn Sevenoaks
Address:Hitchen Hatch Lane
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4.55
5: Name:Premier Inn Tonbridge North
Address:109 London Road
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5.82
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
92.4089.8093.804.00

Frequently asked Questions for The Close

What Council (Local Authority) is The Close in?

The Close is located within the local authority area of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Close in?

The Close is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is The Close in?

The Close is located within the ward of Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted.

What County is The Close in?

The Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is The Close in?

The Close is located within the constituency of Tonbridge and Malling.

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 not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is The Close in?

The Close is located within the Kent Police area.

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Location Details

The Close
Map showing the location of The Close
Latitude51.289036
Longitude0.286708
OS Easting (X):559433
OS Northing (Y):156973
OS Grid Reference:TQ594570

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00125658
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Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Borough Green Wrotham Road Local
4 Wrotham Road, Borough Green, Wrotham, England, TN15 8DB
1732885114
Distance: 0.95 Miles
Directions from The Close to Sainsburys Borough Green Wrotham Road Local
Sainsburys Sevenoaks St Johns Hill Local
143 St Johns Hill, Sevenoaks, England, TN13 3PE
1732454838
Distance: 4.02 Miles
Directions from The Close to Sainsburys Sevenoaks St Johns Hill Local
Sainsburys Sevenoaks
Otford Road, Sevenoaks, England, TN14 5EG
01732 422222
Distance: 4.08 Miles
Directions from The Close to Sainsburys Sevenoaks
Waitrose Sevenoaks
58 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1JR
01732 450180
Distance: 4.25 Miles
Directions from The Close to Waitrose Sevenoaks

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01732 - Sevenoaks

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
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Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling,
Telephone Number: ME19 4LZ
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Tonbridge and Malling
The Member of Parliament is Thomas Tugendhat
Details for the MP Thomas Tugendhat on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Thomas Tugendhat won with a majority of 26,941 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 79,278
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Car Parks

Sevenoaks Road Car Park
Sevenoaks Road, Ightham, Kent
Ightham
TN15 9HA
Distance: 0.21 km (click for directions)
Free of charge car park Behind Village Hall
Telephone: 01732876370
Operated by: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Western Road Car Park
Western Road, Borough Green, Kent
Borough Green
TN15 8AL
Distance: 0.80 km (click for directions)
The first two hours are free of charge, a free ticket must be correctly displayed. Free parking for blue badge holders. Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays free of charge.
Telephone: 01732876370
Operated by: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Borough Green & Wrotham Station Car Park
Station Approach, Borough Green, Kent
Borough Green
TN15 8BG
Distance: 0.89 km (click for directions)
Open 24 hours, Monday - Sunday. At weekends and on public holidays prices may differ, check payment machines or on-station information for prices. Parking is free for blue badge customers displaying a valid International Blue Badge.
Telephone: 08456036197
Operated by: Meteor Parking Ltd
Styants Wood Car Park
Styants Bottom Road, Ightham, Kent
Ightham
TN15 0EY
Distance: 1.24 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01732823570
Operated by: Kent County Council
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Nearest Schools

Ightham Primary School
Distance: 0.46 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 02/03/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 202
Address: Ightham Primary School, Oldbury Lane, Ightham, TN15 9DD
Head: Mr David Sherhod (Head Teacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Ightham Primary School
Borough Green Primary School
Distance: 1 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/07/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 297
Address: Borough Green Primary School, School Approach, Borough Green, TN15 8JZ
Head: Mrs Karen Sandberg (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Borough Green Primary School
Grange Park School
Distance: 1.21 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 13/12/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 109
Address: Grange Park School, Borough Green Road, Wrotham, TN15 7RD
Head: Miss Renukah Atwell (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Grange Park School
Wrotham School
Distance: 1.28 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/06/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 807
Address: Wrotham School, Borough Green Road, Wrotham, TN15 7RD
Head: Mr Michael Cater (Executive Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Close to Wrotham School

Nearest Hospitals

Cygnet Hospital Godden Green
Address: Cygnet Hospital Godden Green, Godden Green, Sevenoaks, TN15 0JR,
NHS Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 01732 763 491
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.73 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Cygnet Hospital Godden Green
Sevenoaks Hospital
Address: Sevenoaks Hospital, Hospital Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 3PG,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01732 470200
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.97 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Sevenoaks Hospital
BMI Fawkham Manor Hospital
Address: Manor Lane, Fawkham, Longfield, DA3 8ND,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01474 879900
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.8 (miles)
Directions from The Close to BMI Fawkham Manor Hospital
Tonbridge Cottage Hospital
Address: Tonbridge Cottage Hospital, Vauxhall Lane, Tonbridge, TN11 0NE,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01732 353653
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.69 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Tonbridge Cottage Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Close
0.76 Fourways Dental Surgery 4 Sevenoaks Road, Borough Green TN15 8BB
4.03 Dental Surgery 6 Dartford Road TN13 3TQ
4.18 Dental Surgery 42-44 Buckhurst Avenue TN13 1LZ
4.26 Total Orthodontics 3a Brewery Lane TN13 1DF
4.27 Ground Floor 43 - 45 High Street TN13 1JF

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Close
0.72 Borough Green Medical Practice Quarry Hill Road, Borough Green TN15 8RQ tel:01732 883161
2.79 Kemsing Village Surgery West End, Kemsing TN15 6PU tel:01959524633
3.76 West Kingsdown Medical Centre London Road, West Kingsdown TN15 6EJ
3.96 St John's Medical Practice 39 St. Johns Hill TN13 3NT tel:01732 747203
4.31 Town Medical Centre 25 London Road TN13 1AR tel:01732 454545

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Close
0.88 Lloydspharmacy 42 High Street, Borough Green TN15 8BJ tel:01732 884218
2.84 Kemsing Pharmacy 21a West End, Kemsing TN15 6PX tel:01732 763355
3.98 Bat & Ball Pharmacy 133 St. Johns Hill TN13 3PE
4.03 Sevenoaks Pharmacy 42 Dartford Road TN13 3TQ tel:01732 453634
4.12 Lloydspharmacy Sainsburys Store, Otford Road TN14 5EG tel:01732 469198

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Close
0.87 Borough Green Opticians 25 High Street, Borough Green TN15 8BT
3.83 Complete Community Care South East Limited (sevenoaks) 77 Greatness Lane TN14 5BQ
4.23 Wilkinson The Opticians (sevenoaks) Wilkinson, 143 High Street TN13 1UX
4.24 Boots Opticians (sevenoaks) 110 High Street TN13 1LU
4.25 Eyelines 88 High Street TN13 1LP

Nearest Libraries

Borough Green Library
High Street, Borough Green, TN158BJ
Telephone: 01732 884404
Distance: 0.88 Miles
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Directions from The Close to Borough Green Library
Seal Library
High Street, Seal, Sevenoaks, TN150AL
Telephone: 01732 762510
Distance: 2.87 Miles
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Directions from The Close to Seal Library
Kemsing Library
Dippers Close, Kemsing, Sevenoaks, TN156QD
Telephone: 01732 762 99
Distance: 3.09 Miles
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Directions from The Close to Kemsing Library
St. John'S Library
St. John's Primary School, Bayham Road, Sevenoaks, TN133XD
Telephone: 01732 456623
Distance: 3.77 Miles
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Directions from The Close to St. John'S Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Borough Green & Wrotham Station is 0.89 miles away.

Address: Borough Green & Wrotham station, Station Approach, off Wrotham Road, Borough Green, TN15 8BG

Borough Green & Wrotham is situated on the Maidstone Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Borough Green & Wrotham Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Close to Borough Green & Wrotham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:50:00
Barming00:13:00
Bearsted00:23:00
Bromley South00:30:00
Canterbury West01:21:00
Charing (Kent)00:40:00
Chartham01:15:00
Chilham01:11:00
East Malling00:09:00
Harrietsham00:31:00
Hollingbourne00:27:00
Kemsing00:04:00
Lenham00:34:00
London Victoria00:49:00
Maidstone East00:18:00
Otford00:09:30
St Mary Cray00:22:30
Swanley00:19:00
West Malling00:06:00
Wye01:05:00

Kemsing Station is 1.79 miles away.

Address: Kemsing station, Honeypot Lane, Kemsing, Kent, TN15 6NT

Kemsing is situated on the Maidstone Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Kemsing Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to Kemsing Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:56:00
Barming00:18:00
Bearsted00:29:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:05:00
Bromley South00:27:00
Canterbury West01:22:00
Charing (Kent)00:46:00
Chartham01:16:00
Chilham01:12:00
East Malling00:14:00
Harrietsham00:37:00
Hollingbourne00:33:00
Lenham00:41:00
London Victoria00:47:00
Maidstone East00:24:00
Otford00:07:00
St Mary Cray00:20:30
Swanley00:16:00
Sydenham Hill00:33:00
West Malling00:11:00
Wye01:06:00

Bat & Ball Station is 4.00 miles away.

Address: Bat & Ball station, Bat & Ball Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 5AP

Bat & Ball is situated on the Maidstone Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Bat & Ball Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Close to Bat & Ball Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Beckenham Hill00:36:00
Bellingham00:38:00
Bickley00:25:00
Bromley South00:28:00
Catford00:41:00
Crofton Park00:43:00
Denmark Hill00:52:00
Elephant & Castle00:59:00
Eynsford00:10:00
London Blackfriars01:04:00
Nunhead00:46:00
Otford00:04:00
Peckham Rye00:49:00
Ravensbourne00:33:00
Sevenoaks00:04:00
Shoreham (Kent)00:07:00
Shortlands00:30:00
St Mary Cray00:20:00
Swanley00:16:00

Otford Station is 4.23 miles away.

Address: Otford station, Station Road, Otford, Kent, TN14 5QY

Otford is situated on the Maidstone Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Otford Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Close to Otford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashford International00:58:30
Barming00:23:00
Bat & Ball00:03:00
Bearsted00:32:00
Beckenham Hill00:32:00
Bellingham00:34:00
Bickley00:21:00
Borough Green & Wrotham00:08:00
Bromley South00:21:00
Canterbury West01:28:00
Catford00:37:00
Charing (Kent)00:48:00
Chartham01:22:00
Chilham01:18:00
Crofton Park00:39:00
Denmark Hill00:48:00
East Malling00:19:00
Elephant & Castle00:55:00
Eynsford00:06:00
Harrietsham00:39:00
Hollingbourne00:36:00
Kemsing00:05:00
Lenham00:43:00
London Blackfriars01:00:00
London Victoria00:40:00
Maidstone East00:27:00
Nunhead00:42:00
Peckham Rye00:45:00
Ravensbourne00:29:00
Sevenoaks00:07:00
Shoreham (Kent)00:03:00
Shortlands00:26:00
St Mary Cray00:16:00
Swanley00:10:30
West Malling00:15:00
Wye01:12:00

Nearest Airports

Biggin Hill Airport is 11.35 miles away Directions from The Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London City Airport is 18.05 miles away Directions from The Close to London City Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 21.5 miles away Directions from The Close to London Gatwick Airport
London Southend Airport is 26.37 miles away Directions from The Close to London Southend Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 11.38 miles away

Directions from The Close to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 11.68 miles away

Directions from The Close to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 17.02 miles away

Directions from The Close to Woolwich Arsenal Pier

Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 17.22 miles away

Directions from The Close to Woolwich Ferry South Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M20 J2/A20/A227 - 1.97 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M20 J2/A20/A227

Junction: M20 J2/A20 - 2 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M20 J2/A20

Junction: M26 J2A/A20 - 2.27 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M26 J2A/A20

Junction: M20 J3/M26 - 3.18 Miles Away

Directions from The Close to M20 J3/M26

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Ightham Mote
Historic Properties
Distance: 2.24 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Ightham Mote
Attraction Name: Knole
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.84 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Knole
Attraction Name: Lullingstone Castle & Lullingstone World Garden
Gardens
Distance: 6.17 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Lullingstone Castle & Lullingstone World Garden
Attraction Name: Lullingstone Roman Villa
Historic Properties
Distance: 6.48 (miles)
Directions from The Close to Lullingstone Roman Villa
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