Alexandra Road

Postcode: BB3 1QQ

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Darwen governed by Darwen Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Sunnyhurst Ward in the administration area of Blackburn with Darwen Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 181.75 miles North West from the centre of London, 17.97 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 27.4 miles South East from the centre of Lancaster and 29.24 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool.

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BB3 1QQ
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 13.402 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 155 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a river called River Darwen which is approximately 0.360657 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 155 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01254 - Blackburn
Area Code: 01204 - Bolton
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Hotels
Astley Bank Hotel - darwen
Star Rating:4 Stars
Standing in 6 acres of grounds, this superb 19th century mansion house and its extensive gardens have superbly maintained their original characteristics whilst being updated to offer all modern comforts.
Address:Astley Bank, Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB3 2QB, Darwen
Number of Rooms:37
Lowest Price Room:£83
Highest Price Room:£107.0
The Whitehall Hotel - darwen
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated at the base of The Pennines, the award-winning Whitehall Hotel is a striking Victorian Mansion set within 3 acres of scenic gardens and woodland. Rooms at The Whitehall offer tea/coffee facilities and TVs.
Address:Whitehall, BB3 2JU, Darwen
Number of Rooms:17
Lowest Price Room:£75
Highest Price Room:£105.0
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
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
Dunromin Cottage - darwen
Dunromin Cottage offers pet-friendly accommodation in Darwen, 29 km from Manchester and 50 km from Liverpool. The property boasts views of the city and is 42 km from Blackpool. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen.
Address:, BB1 2PB, Belthorn
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£149
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blackburn with Darwen
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King William Street
Town Hall
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7DY
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Telephone Number: 01254 585 585
Within the electoral area of Sunnyhurst Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Rossendale and Darwen
The Member of Parliament is Berry, Jake
Within the area of Darwen Civil Parish Council
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Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

13 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £60,000
Sale Date: 23/03/2016
28 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £86,995
Sale Date: 10/12/2008
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01012653
Ons Area Name:Blackburn with Darwen 016C
Average Age : 38.45
Population: 1294.00
Male Population: 644.00 (49.77%)
Female Population: 650.00 (50.23%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 30 (2.32%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 01254 222135
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting21
Burglary30
Violent-crime48
Public-order7
Other-theft24
Criminal-damage-arson28
Drugs1
Vehicle-crime31
Other-crime1
Theft-from-the-person4
Bicycle-theft5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Schools

Nearest Schools

Avondale Primary School

Distance: 0.26 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 408
Address: Durham Road, BB3 1NN
Telephone: 01254703449
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Avondale Primary School

Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio

Distance: 0.54 Kilometers
Type: Studio School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 116
Address: Police Street, BB3 1AF
Telephone: 01254819567
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio

Holy Trinity VC School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 302
Address: Bank Top, BB3 2RW
Telephone: 01254702119
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Holy Trinity VC School

Darwen St James CofE Primary Academy

Distance: 0.83 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 194
Address: St James Crescent, BB3 0EY
Telephone: 01254703260
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Darwen St James CofE Primary Academy

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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: 368666, 422741
OS Grid Reference: SD687227
Latitude and Longitude: 53.699937640653, -2.4746609286626
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.402 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Darwen Rail Station is 0.77 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Darwen Rail Station
Mill Hill (Lancs) Rail Station is 4.27 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Mill Hill (Lancs) Rail Station
Cherry Tree Rail Station is 4.58 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Cherry Tree Rail Station
Blackburn Rail Station is 5.15 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Blackburn Rail Station
Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Lidl

Lidl Uk Gmbh, Duckworth Street, Darwen, BB3 1QA
Distance: 0.35 Kilometres
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Spar Stores

Lidl Uk Gmbh, Duckworth Street, Darwen, BB3 1QA594 Blackburn Road, Darwen, BB3 1PX
Distance: 0.44 Kilometres
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Savoy Self Serve Garage

Savoy Filling Station, Blackburn Road, Darwen, BB3 1ET
Distance: 0.59 Kilometres
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CO-OP Lateshop Hollins Grove

Savoy Filling Station, Blackburn Road, Darwen, BB3 1ET140-148 Blackburn Road, Darwen, BB3 1QU
Distance: 0.65 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to CO-OP Lateshop Hollins Grove

Airports

Nearest Airports

Blackpool International Airport is 38.17 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Blackpool International Airport
Manchester Airport is 40 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 47.42 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 56.75 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 42.56 Kilometers away
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Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 42.97 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 45.13 Kilometers away
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Heysham Ferry Terminal is 46.8 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.10 miles from the M65

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M65 J4/A666 - 1.83 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to M65 J4/A666
Junction: M65 J5/A6077/B6232 - 3.42 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J3/A674/A675 - 5.96 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J6/A678/A6119 - 6.53 Km Away
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Health

Health Clinics

Bwd Arrhythmia Gpwsi Clinic
C/o Darwen Health Centre, James Street West, Darwen, BB3 1PY
Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 778364
Dr Am Hirst's Practice
Darwen Health Centre, James Street West, Darwen, Lancashire, BB31PY
Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 226644
Dr Dm Andrews' Practice
Darwen Health Centre, James Street West, Darwen, Lancashire, BB31PY
Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 226691
Anticoagulent Clinic
Darwen Health Centre, James Street West, Darwen, Lancashire, BB31PY
Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Telephone: 01254 226691
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Darwen Library

Knott Street, Darwen, BB33BU
Telephone: 01254 706021
Distance: 0.75 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Darwen Library

Roman Road Library

Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB23UY
Telephone: 01254 682347
Distance: 3.15 Kilometres
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Mill Hill Library

Mill Hill Community Centre, New Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB24DT
Telephone: 01254 266380
Distance: 4.16 Kilometres
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Livesey Library

Cherry Tree Lane, Blackburn, BB25NX
Telephone: 01254 209442
Distance: 4.61 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Livesey Library
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre
Distance: 0.9 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wellybobs
Distance: 1.94 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Roddlesworth Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.26 (km)
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Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Blackburn Cathedral
Distance: 5.3 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Blackburn Cathedral
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 26.5
Median Speed: 22.1
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 14
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