Abbey Drive

Postcode: WN5 8RW

Abbey Drive is a street in the settlement of Wigan which is within the electoral area of Orrell Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Abbey Drive is located 178.45 miles North West from the centre of London, 14.72 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 19.49 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 25.26 miles North from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Abbey Drive
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Abbey Drive

WN5 8RW
Height

Height

The Central point of Abbey Drive is approximately 89 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01695 - Skelmersdale
Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01843 - Thanet
Area Code: 01744 - St Helens
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 18.6
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 22
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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Abbey Drive

15 Abbey Drive
Sale Price: £189,400
Sale Date: 21/07/2014
25 Abbey Drive
Sale Price: £195,000
Sale Date: 21/08/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Peter's Catholic High School Visual Arts College

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 930
Address: Howards Lane, Orrell, WN5 8NU
Telephone: 01942747693
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to St Peter's Catholic High School Visual Arts College

St James' Catholic Primary School Orrell

Distance: 1.19 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 360
Address: St James Road, Orrell, WN5 7AA
Telephone: 01942748455
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to St James' Catholic Primary School Orrell

Up Holland High School

Distance: 1.3 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 626
Address: Sandbrook Road, Orrell, WN5 7AL
Telephone: 01695625191
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to Up Holland High School

Orrell Newfold Community Primary School

Distance: 1.35 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 471
Address: St James Road, Orrell, WN5 7BD
Telephone: 01942207134
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Abbey Drive to Orrell Newfold Community Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Address: Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2NN,
NHS Sector
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01942 244000
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Distance: 5.56 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wrightington Hospital

Address: Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9EP,
NHS Sector
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01942 244000
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Distance: 5.71 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Wrightington Hospital

Fairfield Independent Hospital

Address: Crank Road, Crank, St. Helens, WA11 7RS,
Independent Sector
Fairfield Hospital
Telephone: 01744 739311
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Distance: 6.63 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Fairfield Independent Hospital

St Helens Hospital

Address: Marshalls Cross Road, St. Helens, WA9 3DA,
NHS Sector
St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01744 26633
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Distance: 10.96 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to St Helens Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Bradshaw Medical Centre

Address: Bradshaw Medical Centre, Bradshaw Street,orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0AB
Telephone: 01942 222336
Distance: 1.26 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Bradshaw Medical Centre

Matthew Ryder Clinic

Address: Matthew Ryder Clinic, 20 Dingle Road, Hall Green,upholland, Lancashire, WN8 0EN
Telephone: 01695 736280
Distance: 1.34 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Matthew Ryder Clinic

Hall Green Surgery

Address: Hall Green Surgery, 164 Ormskirk Road, Upholland, Skelmersdale, WN8 0AB
Telephone: 01695 588848
Distance: 2.24 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Hall Green Surgery

Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs

Address: Newtown Medical Practice, Pemberton Pc Resource Ctr, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, WN5 9QX
Telephone: 01942 481900
Distance: 2.5 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Red Rose Dental Group

Address: Red Rose Dental Group, 7 Moor Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8ND
Distance: 0.18 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Red Rose Dental Group

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 52 Church Street, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8TQ
Distance: 0.87 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Dental Surgery

Hall Green Dental Practice

Address: Hall Green Dental Practice, 21a Hall Green, Upholland, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 0PB
Distance: 1.37 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Hall Green Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 22 Tower Hill Road, Upholland, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 0DU
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Upholland Library

Hall Green, Upholland, Skelmersdale, WN80PB
Telephone: 01695 622368
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Upholland Library

Marsh Green Library

Harrow Road, Wigan, WN50QL
Telephone:
Distance: 2.89 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Marsh Green Library

Shevington Library

Gathurst Lane, Wigan, WN68HA
Telephone: 01257 252618
Distance: 3.69 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Shevington Library

Hope Community Library

2 The Grange Community Complex, Highfield Grange Avenue, Wigan, WN36GH
Telephone:
Distance: 3.94 Kilometres
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Directions from Abbey Drive to Hope Community Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Orrell Station is 0.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Orrell

Orrell station is operated by Northern in the Makerfield area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Castleton • Daisy Hill • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Mills Hill • Moorside • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Pemberton • Rainford • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Gathurst Station is 2.45 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Gathurst

Gathurst station is operated by Northern in the Wigan area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Altrincham • Appley Bridge • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Bolton • Burscough Bridge • Chester • Cuddington • Daisy Hill • Davenport • Deansgate • Deighton • Delamere • Dewsbury • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Knutsford • Leeds • Levenshulme • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Mobberley • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Parbold • Plumley • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Upholland Station is 2.52 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Upholland

Upholland station is operated by Northern in the West Lancashire area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Castleton • Daisy Hill • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Mills Hill • Moorside • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Orrell • Pemberton • Rainford • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Pemberton Station is 2.63 Kilometers away

Directions from Abbey Drive to Pemberton

Pemberton station is operated by Northern in the Makerfield area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Castleton • Daisy Hill • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Mills Hill • Moorside • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Orrell • Rainford • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 24.38 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 34.5 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Blackpool International Airport
Manchester Airport is 34.9 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Manchester Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 78.04 Kilometers away Directions from Abbey Drive to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 22.4 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 24.19 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 24.25 Kilometers away
Directions from Abbey Drive to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 24.95 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Abbey Drive is approximately 0.25 miles from the M58

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 0.78 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to M6 J26/M58/A577
Junction: M58 J5/A577 - 2.83 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to M58 J5/A577
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 4.78 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M58 J4/A5068 - 5.4 Km Away
Directions from Abbey Drive to M58 J4/A5068

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Five Star food & Wine

257 Orrell Road, Orrell, Wigan, WN5 8NB
Distance: 0.29 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to Five Star food & Wine

The Co-Operative Group Food Ltd

34 Ormskirk Road, Up Holland, Lancashire, WN8 0AG
Distance: 1.49 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to The Co-Operative Group Food Ltd

McColls

13-15 Fleet Street, Wigan, WN5 0DU
Distance: 1.53 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to McColls

Tesco Express

751 Ormskirk Road, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 8AT
Distance: 1.61 Kilometres
Directions from Abbey Drive to Tesco Express

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Orrell Water Park
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Orrell Water Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Beacon Country Park
Distance: 2.5 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Beacon Country Park

Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 3.59 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 4.33 (km)
Directions from Abbey Drive to Wigan Pier

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Wigan District
Visit the Council's Website
Town Hall
Library Street
Wigan
WN1 1YN
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01942 244 991
Within the electoral area of Orrell Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Makerfield
The Member of Parliament is Yvonne Fovargue
Details for the MP Yvonne Fovargue on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Yvonne Fovargue won with a majority of 13542 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 74259
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006364
Ons Area Name:Wigan 018C
Average Age : 41.14
Population: 1811.00
Male Population: 856.00 (47.27%)
Female Population: 955.00 (52.73%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 14 (0.77%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Possession-of-weapons1
Burglary14
Vehicle-crime10
Criminal-damage-arson11
Violent-crime20
Bicycle-theft3
Shoplifting2
Robbery1
Public-order3
Drugs1
Other-theft4
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Abbey Drive

OS Reference: 353203, 404917
OS Grid Reference: SD532049
Latitude and Longitude: 53.538567896455, -2.7062054805537
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 11.3734 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Abbey Drive

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Orrell Post
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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