Alexandra Road

Postcode: BB2 6DW

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Blackburn which is within the electoral area of Corporation Park Ward in the administration area of Blackburn with Darwen Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 185.47 miles North West from the centre of London, 21.76 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 23.59 miles South East from the centre of Lancaster and 31.36 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

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Alexandra Road is approximately 10.6223 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 190 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a river called River Blakewater which is approximately 1.17947 kilometres away


The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 190 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01254 - Blackburn
Area Code: 01772 - Preston
Area Code: 01200 - Clitheroe

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Hill View Hotel - blackburn
This small, family-run bed and breakfast offers free WiFi. Hill View Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Blackburn's town centre. Each bedroom at Hill View has a TV and tea/coffee, and the hotel has a TV lounge showing Sky TV.
Address:Preston New Road, BB2 6BH, Blackburn
Number of Rooms:12
Lowest Price Room:£30
Highest Price Room:£65.00
Blakewater Hotel - blackburn
Featuring free WiFi, Blakewater Hotel offers accommodation in Blackburn. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.
Address:1 Bridge Street, BB2 2BX, Blackburn
Number of Rooms:17
Lowest Price Room:£30
The Fernhurst -
Star Rating:4 Stars
The Fernhurst offers 4-star guest accommodation, free Wi-Fi and free parking. There is good access to the M65 motorway and Ewood Park, Blackburn Rovers' football grounds, is a 2-minute walk away.
Address:466 Bolton Road, BB2 4JP, Blackburn
Number of Rooms:30
Lowest Price Room:£55
Highest Price Room:£50.00
The Millstone At Mellor- a Thwaites Inn of Character - blackburn
Star Rating:5 Stars
In the peaceful village of Mellor, the award-wiining Millstone At Mellor- A Thwaites Inn of Character features a 2-rosette acredited restaurant and real ale bar. The hotel is set in scenic Lancashire countryside, just 3 miles from Blackburn.
Address:Church Lane, Mellor, BB2 7JR, Blackburn
Number of Rooms:23
Highest Price Room:£124.0
Rose Cottage Bed&Breakfast - blackburn
This 200-year-old cottage with free Wi-Fi is on the A59, in the Ribble Valley. It is ideal for walkers and cyclists, and is 20 minutes' drive from the Yorkshire Dales.
Address:Longsight Rd, BB1 9DP, Clayton Le dale
Number of Rooms:4
Lowest Price Room:£38
Highest Price Room:£75.00

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blackburn with Darwen
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King William Street
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Telephone Number: 01254 585 585
Within the electoral area of Corporation Park Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blackburn
The Member of Parliament is Straw, Jack

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

27 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £90,000
Sale Date: 12/02/2016
25 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £117,000
Sale Date: 02/06/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01012587
Ons Area Name:Blackburn with Darwen 002D
Average Age : 35.45
Population: 1988.00
Male Population: 988.00 (49.7%)
Female Population: 1000.00 (50.3%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 23 (1.16%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 01254 505679
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Origin of the Road Name Alexandra Road

Alexandra Road is named after Queen Alexandra.

Alexandra of Denmark was born in Copenhagen Denmark on the 1st December 1844.  She married Queen Victoria’s son Albert Edward Prince of Wales in 1863 to become Princess of Wales.

Together they had six children the second son would later be crowned Kind George V.

Following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 Albert Edward became Edward VII and Alexandra Queen Alexandra.

Following Edwards’s death aged 68 in 1910 and the coronation of her son George. Alexandra became Queen Mother.  She died following a heart attack at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1925 aged 80.

Location details

Location Details

Alexandra Road

OS Reference: 367112, 428894
OS Grid Reference: SD671289
Latitude and Longitude: 53.755150016463, -2.4988548899066
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 10.6223 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 103
Map Name: Blackburn & Burnley
Blackburn with Darwen
North West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Blackburn Rail Station is 1.71 Kilometers away (1.06 miles)
Mill Hill (Lancs) Rail Station is 2.22 Kilometers away (1.38 miles)
Cherry Tree Rail Station is 2.77 Kilometers away (1.72 miles)
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire Rail Station is 3.08 Kilometers away (1.91 miles)

Nearest Airports

Blackpool International Airport is 35.78 Kilometers away
Manchester Airport is 46.38 Kilometers away
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 52.07 Kilometers away
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 56.74 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 37.93 Kilometers away
Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 38.39 Kilometers away
Heysham Ferry Terminal is 41.14 Kilometers away
Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 48.22 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 2.44 miles from the M65

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M65 J6/A678/A6119 - 3.82 Km Away
Junction: M65 J4/A666 - 4.54 Km Away
Junction: M65 J5/A6077/B6232 - 4.91 Km Away

Health Clinics

Dr N Ball's Practice
Lower Bank Surgery, 54 Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB26BG
Distance: 0.57 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 262121
Dr Dg Gebbie's Practice
293 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB26PL
Distance: 0.65 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 682672
Springfield Sub Acute Rehab Unit
Springfield Care Home, Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PS
Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 263668
Diabetes Clinic(north)
Barbara Castle Way Hc, Simmons Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AX
Distance: 1.06 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 282708
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Blackburn Central Library

Town Hall Street, Blackburn, BB21AG
Telephone: 01254 661221
Distance: 1.1834129641144835 Kilometres
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Mill Hill Library

Mill Hill Community Centre, New Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB24DT
Telephone: 01254 266380
Distance: 2.3716258295235217 Kilometres
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Mellor Library

St Mary's Gardens, Mellor, Ribble Valley, BB27JW
Telephone: 01254 812 821
Distance: 2.619822007081142 Kilometres
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Livesey Library

Cherry Tree Lane, Blackburn, BB25NX
Telephone: 01254 209442
Distance: 3.3535705569482634 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Distance: 0.92 (km)

Country Park

Attraction Name: Witton Park Country Park
Distance: 1.35 (km)

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Blackburn Cathedral
Distance: 1.38 (km)

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Pleasington Nature Reserve
Distance: 3.15 (km)

Nearest Schools

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn

Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Lynwood Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6HQ
Telephone: (01254) 54851

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: West Park Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6DF
Telephone: (01254) 686300

St Silas's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: St Silas Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6JP
Telephone: (01254) 698447

Palm Tree School

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: 58-60 St Silas's Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6JX
Telephone: (01254) 696933

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 18.8
Median Speed: 7.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 41
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