Afton

Postcode: WA8 4XP

Afton is a street in the settlement of Widnes which is within the electoral area of Hough Green Ward in the administration area of Halton Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Afton is located 171.65 miles North West from the centre of London, 8.97 miles East from the centre of Liverpool, 13.55 miles North from the centre of Chester and 23.13 miles West from the centre of Manchester.

Road Name:Afton
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Afton

WA8 4XP
WA8 4XR
WA8 4XW
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Afton is approximately 2.2481 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 19 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Afton is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.754325 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Afton is approximately 19 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0151
Telephone Exchange: WIDNES - LVWID
Telephone Cabinet: P19
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.7
Median Speed: 2.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 33
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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Afton

108 Afton
Sale Price: £65,000
Sale Date: 06/11/2015
70 Afton
Sale Price: £79,000
Sale Date: 14/08/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Basil's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.4 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 369
Address: Hough Green Road, WA8 4SZ
Telephone: 01514247887
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Afton to St Basil's Catholic Primary School

Spinney Avenue Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 209
Address: Spinney Avenue, Hough Green, WA8 8LD
Telephone: 01514244234
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Afton to Spinney Avenue Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

All Saints Upton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 190
Address: Hough Green Road, WA8 4PG
Telephone: 01512572450
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Afton to All Saints Upton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Oakfield Community Primary School

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 310
Address: Edinburgh Road, WA8 8BQ
Telephone: 01514244958
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Afton to Oakfield Community Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Recovery First Widnes

Address: Bennett, Widnes,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 0151 422 2140
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Distance: 4.96 (km)
Directions from Afton to Recovery First Widnes

Whiston Hospital

Address: Warrington Road, Prescot, L35 5DR,
NHS Sector
St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0151 426 1600
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Distance: 5.23 (km)
Directions from Afton to Whiston Hospital

Scott Clinic

Address: Rainhill Road,
NHS Sector
Mersey Care NHS Trust
Telephone: 0151 473 0303
Distance: 5.8 (km)
Directions from Afton to Scott Clinic

Halton General Hospital

Address: Hospital Way, Runcorn, WA7 2DA,
NHS Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01928 714567
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Distance: 7.86 (km)
Directions from Afton to Halton General Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

The Beeches Medical Ctr

Address: The Beeches Medical Ctr., 20 Ditchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8QS
Telephone: 0151 4243101
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Afton to The Beeches Medical Ctr

Upton Rocks Primary Care

Address: Upton Rocks Primary Care, Widnes Rufc Car Park, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7NU
Telephone: 0151 5115730
Distance: 1.5 (km)
Directions from Afton to Upton Rocks Primary Care

Widnes Ent

Address: Highfield Hospital, Hospital Road, Widnes, WA8 7DJ
Telephone: 0151 4229758
Distance: 2.75 (km)
Directions from Afton to Widnes Ent

Hcrc Midwifery Services

Address: Health Care Resource Ctr, Oaks Olace, Caldwell Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7GD
Telephone: 0151 4955079
Distance: 3.04 (km)
Directions from Afton to Hcrc Midwifery Services
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

5 Danescroft

Address: 5 Danescroft, Upton Estate,, Hough Green, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 4NS
Distance: 0.62 (km)
Directions from Afton to 5 Danescroft

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 31 Queens Avenue, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8HR
Distance: 0.87 (km)
Directions from Afton to Dental Surgery

Chestnut Lodge Dental Surgery

Address: Chestnut Lodge Dental Surgery, 192 Liverpool Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7HY
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Afton to Chestnut Lodge Dental Surgery

Emergency Dental Services

Address: Emergency Dental Services, Widnes Health Care Resource Cent, Oak Place, off Moore Lane, Widnes, WA8 7GD
Distance: 3.04 (km)
Directions from Afton to Emergency Dental Services
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Ditton Library

Queens Avenue, Widnes, WA88HR
Telephone:
Distance: 0.87 Kilometres
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Directions from Afton to Ditton Library

Widnes Library

Kingsway Learning Centre, Victoria Road, Widnes, WA87QY
Telephone: 0151 907 8300
Distance: 3.18 Kilometres
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Directions from Afton to Widnes Library

Runcorn Library

Egerton Street, Runcorn, WA71JL
Telephone:
Distance: 4.44 Kilometres
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Directions from Afton to Runcorn Library

Rainhill Library

View Road, St Helens, L350LE
Telephone:
Distance: 4.57 Kilometres
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Directions from Afton to Rainhill Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Whiston Station is 4.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Afton to Whiston

Whiston station is operated by Northern in the St. Helens South and Whiston area on the Edge Hill - Manchester Victoria (via Earlestown) / Wigan stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Broad Green • Earlestown • Eccles • Edge Hill • Huyton • Lea Green • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newton-Le-Willows • Patricroft • Rainhill • Roby • St.Helens Junction • Warrington Bank Quay • Wavertree Technology Park

Runcorn Station is 4.66 Kilometers away

Directions from Afton to Runcorn

Runcorn station is operated by Virgin Trains (West Coast) in the Halton area on the Weaver Jcn - Liverpool South Parkway stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acton Bridge • Aston • Bescot Stadium • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Coseley • Coventry • Crewe • Duddeston • Euston • Hamstead • Hartford • Lichfield Trent Valley • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Marston Green • Milton Keynes Central • Nuneaton • Penkridge • Perry Barr • Rugby • Smethwick Galton Bridge • Stafford • Tame Bridge Parkway • Tamworth Low Level • Tile Hill • Walsall • Watford Junction • Winsford • Witton • Wolverhampton

Rainhill Station is 4.83 Kilometers away

Directions from Afton to Rainhill

Rainhill station is operated by Northern in the St. Helens South and Whiston area on the Edge Hill - Manchester Victoria (via Earlestown) / Wigan stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Broad Green • Earlestown • Eccles • Edge Hill • Huyton • Lea Green • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newton-Le-Willows • Patricroft • Roby • St.Helens Junction • Warrington Bank Quay • Wavertree Technology Park • Whiston

Prescot Station is 5.69 Kilometers away

Directions from Afton to Prescot

Prescot station is operated by Northern in the St. Helens South and Whiston area on the Edge Hill - Manchester Victoria (via Earlestown) / Wigan stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Blackpool North • Broad Green • Bryn • Eccleston Park • Edge Hill • Euxton Balshaw Lane • Garswood • Huyton • Kirkham & Wesham • Leyland • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Roby • St.Helens Central • Thatto Heath • Wavertree Technology Park • Wigan North Western

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 6.58 Kilometers away Directions from Afton to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 33.46 Kilometers away Directions from Afton to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 48.16 Kilometers away Directions from Afton to Blackpool International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 91.86 Kilometers away Directions from Afton to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 14.95 Kilometers away
Directions from Afton to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 15.14 Kilometers away
Directions from Afton to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal is 15.62 Kilometers away
Directions from Afton to Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal
Birkenhead Ferry Terminal is 16.28 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Afton is approximately 1.67 miles from the M57

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J6/M57/A5300/A5080 - 3.41 Km Away
Directions from Afton to M62 J6/M57/A5300/A5080
Junction: M62 J7/A57/A557/A570 - 3.86 Km Away
Directions from Afton to M62 J7/A57/A557/A570
Junction: M57 J2/A57/A58/B5194/B5199 - 6.66 Km Away
Directions from Afton to M57 J2/A57/A58/B5194/B5199
Junction: M62 J5/A5080 - 7.03 Km Away
Directions from Afton to M62 J5/A5080

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Group

442 Liverpool Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7XP
Distance: 0.43 Kilometres
Directions from Afton to Co-operative Group

Co-operative Group

231 Liverpool Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7HL
Distance: 1.23 Kilometres
Directions from Afton to Co-operative Group

Co-operative Group

Hale Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8TX
Distance: 2.02 Kilometres
Directions from Afton to Co-operative Group

Tesco

Lugsdale Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7YT
Distance: 2.02 Kilometres
Directions from Afton to Tesco

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Pickerings Pasture
Distance: 3.05 (km)
Directions from Afton to Pickerings Pasture

Museum

Attraction Name: Catalyst Museum
Distance: 4.95 (km)
Directions from Afton to Catalyst Museum

Country Park

Attraction Name: Stadt Moers Country Park
Distance: 5.1 (km)
Directions from Afton to Stadt Moers Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Runcorn Hill Visitor Centre
Distance: 5.48 (km)
Directions from Afton to Runcorn Hill Visitor Centre

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Halton
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Municipal Building
Kingsway
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 7QF
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0303 333 4300
Within the electoral area of Hough Green Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Halton
The Member of Parliament is Twigg, Derek
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006420
Ons Area Name:Knowsley 017A
Average Age : 36.66
Population: 2066.00
Male Population: 997.00 (48.26%)
Female Population: 1069.00 (51.74%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 27 (1.31%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting17
Burglary8
Public-order22
Violent-crime44
Vehicle-crime9
Criminal-damage-arson13
Other-crime4
Other-theft6
Drugs5
Theft-from-the-person1
Robbery1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Afton

OS Reference: 348406, 386640
OS Grid Reference: SJ484866
Latitude and Longitude: 53.373832054848, -2.7755897586135
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.2481 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Afton

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Hough Green
Halton
North West
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