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Swinister in Sandwick

Swinister is a Street in the Shetland village of Sandwick and measures approximately 87 metres long.

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

Swinister is within the area of Shetland Islands Council Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax .

The average elevation of Swinister is roughly 27.90 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 28.10 and the lowest point being 27.30. A change of 0.80 metres.

Swinister has the postcodes of ZE2 9HH and ZE2 9JN.

Swinister is located within the county of Shetland which is within the proud nation of Scotland. 589.79 miles North from the centre of London, 200.23 miles North from the centre of Aberdeen, 204.73 miles North East from the centre of Inverness and 253.16 miles North from the centre of Dundee.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Swinister

Sunrise04:44
Sunset21:16

We have found postcodes for Swinister.

ZE2 9HH
ZE2 9JN

Latest Weather Conditions for Swinister

Observed at Weather Station:Lerwick (S. Screen) 7 May 2021 at 03:00 (9.58 miles away)
Current Weather:Partly cloudy (night)
Temperature and Humidity:3.7°C (84.9%)
Wind Direction and Speed:N (10 mph)
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Swinister above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
27.9027.3028.100.80

Frequently asked Questions for Swinister

What Council (Local Authority) is Swinister in?

Swinister is located within the local authority area of Shetland Islands Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Swinister in?

Swinister is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Swinister in?

Swinister is located within the ward of Shetland South.

What County is Swinister in?

Swinister is located within the ceremonial county of Shetland.

What Constituency is Swinister in?

Swinister is located within the constituency of Orkney and Shetland.

What Part of the UK is Swinister in?

Swinister is located within the historic nation of Scotland.

What County Council area is Swinister in?

Swinister is not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is Swinister in?

Swinister is located within the Scotland Police area.

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Location Details

Swinister
Map showing the location of Swinister
Latitude60.004533
Longitude-1.250780
OS Easting (X):441779
OS Northing (Y):1124588
OS Grid Reference:HU418246

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Swinister

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeS00129107
ONS Area NameRural Workers and Families
LSOA Code:S01012389
LSOA Name:Shetland South - 03
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:S02002322
MSOA Name:Shetland South
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Lerwick Superstore
South Rd, Lerwick, ZE1 0RD
0345 671 9524
Distance: 10.33 Miles
Directions from Swinister to Tesco Lerwick Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01950 - Sandwick

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Less than 2 Mbps 7.1 7.4 18 N 68

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Shetland Islands Council
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Town Hall, Upper Hillhead, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HB
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Telephone Number: 01595 693 535
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Orkney and Shetland
The Member of Parliament is Alistair Carmichael
Details for the MP Alistair Carmichael on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Alistair Carmichael on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Alistair Carmichael won with a majority of 2,507 the result was LD hold. The total electorate was 34,211
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Shetland South Ward
Community Council: Sandwick
Ceremonial County: Shetland

Nearest Car Parks

Playing Field Car Park
A970, Cunningsburgh, Shetland
Cunningsburgh
ZE2 9HQ
Distance: 3.84 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
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Nearest Schools

Schools near Swinister
Name Address Postcode Telephone Type Distance (Km)
Sandwick Junior High School Sandwick, Shetland ZE2 9HH 01595 745320 Primary School 0.62 Km
Cunningsburgh Primary School Cunningsburgh, Shetland ZE2 9HB 01595 807250 Primary School 4.99 Km
Dunrossness Primary School Dunrossness, Shetland ZE2 9JG 01595 745440 Primary School 10.06 Km
Hamnavoe Primary School Hamnavoe, Shetland ZE2 9LA 01595 807440 Primary School 12.09 Km
Scalloway Primary School Scalloway, Shetland ZE1 0TN 01595 743777 Primary School 15.09 Km
Sound Primary School Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LY 01595 744982 Primary School 16.17 Km
Bell's Brae Primary School Gilbertson Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0QB 01595 743720 Primary School 17.35 Km
Anderson High School North Loch Drive, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0GR 01595 808008 Secondary School 17.58 Km
Tingwall Primary School Tingwall, Shetland ZE2 9SE 01595 807244 Primary School 20.64 Km
Whiteness Primary School Whiteness, Shetland ZE2 9LJ 01595 745380 Primary School 21.31 Km

Data accessed from gov.scot 08-08-2019

Nearest Hospitals

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Hospitals near Swinister
Gilbert Bain Hospital Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0TB 17.11 Km View Directions

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Swinister

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Dental Practices near Swinister
4 MARKET STREET Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0JN 17.76 Km View Directions

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Swinister

Name Address Postcode Telephone Distance Map
NHS GP Surgeries in Swinister
Levenwick Medical Practice Levenwick Medical Practice, Gord, Levenwick, , Shetland, ZE2 9HX 01950 461 222 3.80 Km View Directions
Scalloway Health Centre Llp Scalloway Health Centre LLP, Scalloway, Shetland, ZE1 0TN 01595 880 219 15.09 Km View Directions
Lerwick Health Centre Lerwick Health Centre, South Road, Lerwick, , Shetland, ZE1 0RB 01595 693 201 17.19 Km View Directions

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Swinister

Name Address Postcode Telephone Map Distance in Km
Chemists near Swinister
Norsepharm Ltd Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR 01595 880303 View Directions 0.00 miles
WHB Sutherlands 101 -103 Commercial Street, Lerwick ZE1 0BD 01595 692579 View Directions 0.00 miles
WHB Sutherlands Browns Building, Freefield, Lerwick, ZE1 0HJ 01595 693502 View Directions 0.00 miles
Boots The Chemists Ltd 173 Commercial Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HY 01595 692619 View Directions 0.00 miles

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Nearest Libraries

Shetland Library
Lower Hillhead, Lerwick, ZE10EL
Telephone: 01595 743868
Distance: 10.89 Miles
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Transport

Nearest Airports

Sumburgh Airport is 8.86 miles away Directions from Swinister to Sumburgh Airport
Lerwick Tingwall Airport is 12.74 miles away Directions from Swinister to Lerwick Tingwall Airport
Papa Stour Airport is 26.6 miles away Directions from Swinister to Papa Stour Airport
Whalsay Airport is 28.14 miles away Directions from Swinister to Whalsay Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Scalloway Shetland Ferry Terminal is 9.03 miles away

Directions from Swinister to Scalloway Shetland Ferry Terminal

Grutness Shetland Ferry Terminal is 9.04 miles away

Directions from Swinister to Grutness Shetland Ferry Terminal

Lerwick Shetland Esplanade Ferry Terminal is 11.02 miles away

Directions from Swinister to Lerwick Shetland Esplanade Ferry Terminal

Lerwick Shetland Hays Dock Ferry Terminal is 11.2 miles away

Directions from Swinister to Lerwick Shetland Hays Dock Ferry Terminal

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