Blandford Forum Tourism, United Kingdom

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Blandford Forum (/ˈblænfəd ˈfɔərəm/ BLAN(D)-fərd FOHR-əm), commonly Blandford, is a market town in the North Dorset district of Dorset, England, sited by the River Stour about 24 km (15 mi) northwest of Poole. It is the administrative headquarters of North Dorset District Council. Blandford is notable for its Georgian architecture, the result of rebuilding after the majority of the town was destroyed by a fire in 1731. The rebuilding work was assisted by an Act of Parliament and a donation by George II, and the rebuilt town centre—to designs by local architects John and William Bastard—has survived to the present day largely intact. Blandford Camp, a military base, is sited on the hills two miles to the north east of the town. It is the base of the Royal Corps of Signals, the communications wing of the British Army, and the site of the Royal Signals Museum. Dorset County Council estimates that in 2013 the town's civil parish had a population of 10,610. The town's economy is based on a mix of the service sector and light industry, and provides employment for about 4,000 people.

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Facts and Stats for Blandford Forum*

  • Pollution Statistics in Blandford Forum

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    • Air Pollution 31.94 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.27 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Blandford Forum: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Blandford Forum for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Blandford Forum.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.76 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.76 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.41 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.06 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.47 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.41 (Low)
    • Attacks 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.82 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.76 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Blandford Forum - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.85 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Blandford Forum

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Blandford Forum

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.44 USD

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