Alexandra Road

Postcode: BB2 6DW

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.

Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

BB2 6DW
Height

Height

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
Broadband

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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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

11 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £105,000
Sale Date: 23/06/2017
29 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £105,000
Sale Date: 06/06/2017
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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn

Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 185
Address: Lynwood Road, BB2 6HQ
Telephone: 0125454851
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Free School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1029
Address: West Park Road, BB2 6DF
Telephone: 01254686300
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

St Silas's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 413
Address: St Silas Road, BB2 6JP
Telephone: 01254698447
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to St Silas's CofE Primary School

Wensley Fold CofE Primary Academy

Distance: 0.81 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 364
Address: Manor Road, BB2 6LX
Telephone: 01254667449
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Wensley Fold CofE Primary Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 7AE,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01254 507607
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Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH,
NHS Sector
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01254 263555
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Distance: 3.03 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Royal Blackburn Hospital

Accrington Victoria Hospital

Address: Hayward Road,
NHS Sector
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Distance: 8.77 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Accrington Victoria Hospital

Calderstones Hospital

Address: Mitton Road, Whalley, Clitheroe, BB7 9PE,
NHS Sector
Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01254 822121
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Distance: 9.66 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Calderstones Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Limefield Surgery

Address: 293 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PL
Telephone: 01254 617630
Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Limefield Surgery

Springfield Sub Acute Rehab Unit

Address: Springfield Care Home, Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PS
Telephone: 01254 263668
Distance: 0.66 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Springfield Sub Acute Rehab Unit

Bmi Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7AE
Telephone: 01254 507607
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bmi Beardwood Hospital

Community Vasectomy Clinic

Address: Barbara Castle Way Hc, Simmons Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1AX
Telephone: 01254 282730
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Community Vasectomy Clinic
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Lees and Austin Dental Surgery

Address: Lees and Austin Dental Surgery, 109 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6BJ
Distance: 0.59 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Lees and Austin Dental Surgery

Limefield Dental Surgery

Address: Limefield Dental Surgery, 2 Limefield, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6BS
Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Limefield Dental Surgery

Netherwood Dental Surgery

Address: Netherwood Dental Surgery, 281 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PL
Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Netherwood Dental Surgery

Bank View Dental Practice

Address: Bank View Dental Practice, 57 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6AY
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bank View Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Blackburn Central Library

Town Hall Street, Blackburn, BB21AG
Telephone: 01254 661221
Distance: 1.18 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Blackburn Central Library

Mill Hill Library

Mill Hill Community Centre, New Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB24DT
Telephone: 01254 266380
Distance: 2.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Mill Hill Library

Mellor Library

St Mary's Gardens, Mellor, Ribble Valley, BB27JW
Telephone: 01254 812 821
Distance: 2.62 Kilometres
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Livesey Library

Cherry Tree Lane, Blackburn, BB25NX
Telephone: 01254 209442
Distance: 3.35 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Livesey Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Mill Hill (Lancashire) Station is 2.21 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Mill Hill (Lancashire)

Mill Hill (Lancashire) station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Cherry Tree Station is 2.77 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Pleasington Station is 3.96 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Pleasington

Pleasington station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Rishton Station is 5.34 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Rishton

Rishton station is operated by Northern in the Hyndburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Colne • Hapton • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • Pleasington • Preston • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 46.31 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 51.98 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 37.82 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing
Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 38.28 Kilometers away
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Heysham Ferry Terminal is 41.04 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Heysham Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 48.1 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 2.44 miles from the M65

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M65 J6/A678/A6119 - 3.81 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M65 J6/A678/A6119
Junction: M65 J4/A666 - 4.54 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M65 J4/A666
Junction: M65 J5/A6077/B6232 - 4.89 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M65 J5/A6077/B6232
Junction: M65 J3/A674/A675 - 6 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M65 J3/A674/A675

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

New Bank Road Post Office

23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW
Distance: 0.42 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to New Bank Road Post Office

One Stop

23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW32-34 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW
Distance: 0.42 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to One Stop

Hannah Alam Superstore

23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW32-34 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW207a Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BS
Distance: 0.66 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Hannah Alam Superstore

Aldi

23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW32-34 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW207a Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BSMontague Street, Blackburn, BB2 1EH
Distance: 0.79 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Aldi

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Distance: 0.92 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Country Park

Attraction Name: Witton Park Country Park
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Witton Park Country Park

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Blackburn Cathedral
Distance: 1.37 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Blackburn Cathedral

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Pleasington Nature Reserve
Distance: 3.14 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Pleasington Nature Reserve

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blackburn with Darwen
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King William Street
Town Hall
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7DY
Send Mail
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 Kate Hollern
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In the 2017 General Election Kate Hollern won with a majority of 20368 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 70664
Population

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
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

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

Shoplifting39
Violent-crime111
Vehicle-crime24
Drugs4
Burglary17
Criminal-damage-arson36
Robbery4
Possession-of-weapons2
Public-order9
Other-theft21
Theft-from-the-person9
Other-crime2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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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
Revidge
Blackburn with Darwen
North West
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