Alker Street

Postcode: WN5 9BW

Alker Street is a street in the settlement of Wigan which is within the electoral area of Douglas Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Alker Street is located 177.05 miles North West from the centre of London, 16.38 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 17.4 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 25.89 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Alker Street
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alker Street

WN5 9BW
Height

Height

The Central point of Alker Street is approximately 36 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01942
Telephone Exchange: WIGAN - LCWIG
Telephone Cabinet: P68
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 24.2
Median Speed: >=30
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
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Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alker Street

11 Alker Street
Sale Price: £90,000
Sale Date: 21/11/2016
5 Alker Street
Sale Price: £95,000
Sale Date: 15/08/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Mark's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 194
Address: Alexandra Street, Newtown, WN5 9DS
Telephone: 01942748618
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alker Street to St Mark's CofE Primary School

St James' CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.63 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 194
Address: Tyrer Avenue, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5XE
Telephone: 01942703952
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alker Street to St James' CofE Primary School

St Jude's Catholic Primary School Wigan

Distance: 0.65 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Worsley Mesnes Drive, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5AN
Telephone: 01942204091
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alker Street to St Jude's Catholic Primary School Wigan

Wigan Worsley Mesnes Community Primary School

Distance: 1.16 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 248
Address: Clifton Street, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5HN
Telephone: 01942776457
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alker Street to Wigan Worsley Mesnes 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: 2.85 (km)
Directions from Alker Street 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: 6.93 (km)
Directions from Alker Street 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: 8.52 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Fairfield Independent Hospital

Leigh Infirmary

Address: The Avenue, Leigh, WN7 1HS,
NHS Sector
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01942 244000
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Distance: 10.08 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Leigh Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs

Address: Newtown Medical Practice, Pemberton Pc Resource Ctr, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, WN5 9QX
Telephone: 01942 481900
Distance: 0.9 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs

Pemberton Surgery

Address: Pemberton Pcrc, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Telephone: 0844 4779459
Distance: 0.9 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Pemberton Surgery

Bch Nurses

Address: Bevan Hse,17 Beecham Crt, Smithy Brook Road, Wigan, WN3 6PR
Telephone: 01942 482630
Distance: 0.96 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Bch Nurses

Bridgewater Ch Cn West Lancs

Address: Bevan Hse,17 Beecham Crt, Smithy Brook Road, Pemberton, WN3 6PR
Telephone: 01942 482630
Distance: 0.96 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Bridgewater Ch Cn West Lancs
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 100 Warrington Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9AL
Distance: 0.25 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 341 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9DL
Distance: 0.46 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Dental Surgery

Pemberton Clinic

Address: Pemberton Clinic, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Distance: 0.9 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Pemberton Clinic

Ashton Leigh and Wigan Community

Address: Ashton Leigh and Wigan Community, 17 Beecham Court, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 6PR
Distance: 0.96 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Ashton Leigh and Wigan Community
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Marsh Green Library

Harrow Road, Wigan, WN50QL
Telephone:
Distance: 1.51 Kilometres
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Directions from Alker Street to Marsh Green Library

Hope Community Library

2 The Grange Community Complex, Highfield Grange Avenue, Wigan, WN36GH
Telephone:
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
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Directions from Alker Street to Hope Community Library

Wigan Library

College Avenue, Wigan, WN11NN
Telephone:
Distance: 1.86 Kilometres
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Directions from Alker Street to Wigan Library

Wigan Childrens Library

The Wiend Centre, Wigan, WN11PF
Telephone:
Distance: 1.89 Kilometres
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Directions from Alker Street to Wigan Childrens Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pemberton Station is 1.22 Kilometers away

Directions from Alker Street 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

Wigan North Western Station is 1.66 Kilometers away

Directions from Alker Street to Wigan North Western

Wigan North Western station is operated by Virgin Trains (West Coast) in the Wigan area on the Crewe - Preston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Birmingham International • Birmingham New Street • Blackpool North • Bolton • Broad Green • Bryn • Carlisle • Clifton • Coventry • Crewe • Daisy Hill • Eccleston Park • Edge Hill • Edinburgh • Euston • Euxton Balshaw Lane • Farnworth • Garswood • Glasgow Central • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Haymarket • Heald Green • Helsby • Hindley • Huddersfield • Huyton • Ince • Kearsley • Kirkham & Wesham • Lancaster • Leyland • Lichfield Trent Valley • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Lockerbie • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Milton Keynes Central • Moorside • Moses Gate • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Motherwell • Oxenholme Lake District • Penrith • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Prescot • Preston • Roby • Rugby • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Sandwell & Dudley • Slaithwaite • St.Helens Central • Stafford • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Tamworth Low Level • Thatto Heath • Walkden • Warrington Bank Quay • Watford Junction • Wavertree Technology Park • Westhoughton • Wolverhampton

Wigan Wallgate Station is 1.73 Kilometers away

Directions from Alker Street to Wigan Wallgate

Wigan Wallgate station is operated by Northern in the Wigan area on the Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Altrincham • Appley Bridge • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Blackburn • Bolton • Burnley Manchester Road • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Chester • Clifton • Cuddington • Daisy Hill • Davenport • Deansgate • Deighton • Delamere • Dewsbury • Farnworth • Gathurst • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Kearsley • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Knutsford • Leeds • Levenshulme • Littleborough • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Mobberley • Moorside • Morley • Moses Gate • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Plumley • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Westhoughton • Woodsmoor

Ince Station is 2.95 Kilometers away

Directions from Alker Street to Ince

Ince station is operated by Northern in the Wigan area on the Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Burscough Bridge • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Leeds • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Upholland • Walkden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 25.8 Kilometers away Directions from Alker Street to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 32.06 Kilometers away Directions from Alker Street to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 36.86 Kilometers away Directions from Alker Street to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 25.38 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 26.88 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 26.95 Kilometers away
Directions from Alker Street to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 27.72 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alker Street is approximately 1.67 miles from the M58

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 2.77 Km Away
Directions from Alker Street to M6 J26/M58/A577
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 3.64 Km Away
Directions from Alker Street to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 5.65 Km Away
Directions from Alker Street to M6 J24/A58
Junction: M58 J5/A577 - 6.17 Km Away
Directions from Alker Street to M58 J5/A577

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Stores ltd

Scot Lane, Newtown, Wigan, WN5 0TQ
Distance: 0.43 Kilometres
Directions from Alker Street to Aldi Stores ltd

Asda Hypermarket

Soho Street, Newtown, Wigan, Wigan, WN5 0XA
Distance: 0.73 Kilometres
Directions from Alker Street to Asda Hypermarket

Poundland

Unit 6 Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
Directions from Alker Street to Poundland

Cheethams Stores Ltd

248-250 Scot Lane, Wigan, WN5 9SX
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
Directions from Alker Street to Cheethams Stores Ltd

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 0.72 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Wigan Pier

Country Park

Attraction Name: Orrell Water Park
Distance: 3.45 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Orrell Water Park

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 4.08 (km)
Directions from Alker Street to Three Sisters Racing Circuit

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Wigan District
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Town Hall
Library Street
Wigan
WN1 1YN
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01942 244 991
Within the electoral area of Douglas Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wigan
The Member of Parliament is Lisa Nandy
Details for the MP Lisa Nandy on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Lisa Nandy on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Lisa Nandy won with a majority of 16027 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 75359
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006352
Ons Area Name:Wigan 015B
Average Age : 40.69
Population: 1666.00
Male Population: 843.00 (50.6%)
Female Population: 823.00 (49.4%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 37 (2.22%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime32
Violent-crime139
Burglary45
Criminal-damage-arson38
Other-theft31
Public-order38
Robbery2
Shoplifting28
Bicycle-theft7
Possession-of-weapons4
Drugs9
Other-crime5
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location detailsLocation Details for Alker Street
Name of Road: Alker Street
OS Reference: 356609, 404731
OS Grid Reference: SD566047
Latitude and Longitude: 53.5371884399, -2.65478415415
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.623 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alker Street

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Newtown
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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