Alston Road

Postcode: WN2 1AU

Alston Road is a street in the settlement of Wigan which is within the electoral area of Aspull New Springs Whelley Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Alston Road is located 176.75 miles North West from the centre of London, 15.77 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 18.77 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 27.82 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Alston Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alston Road

WN2 1AU
Height

Height

The Central point of Alston Road is approximately 75 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01942
Telephone Exchange: WIGAN - LCWIG
Telephone Cabinet: P62
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.1
Median Speed: 6.9
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alston Road

20 Alston Road
Sale Price: £148,000
Sale Date: 02/06/2017
9 Alston Road
Sale Price: £116,000
Sale Date: 18/05/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Holy Family Catholic Primary School, New Springs, Wigan

Distance: 0.3 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 136
Address: Longfield Street, New Springs, WN2 1EL
Telephone: 01942246376
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Road to Holy Family Catholic Primary School, New Springs, Wigan

Canon Sharples Church of England Primary School and Nursery

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 371
Address: Whelley, WN2 1BP
Telephone: 01942776188
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Road to Canon Sharples Church of England Primary School and Nursery

Rose Bridge Academy

Distance: 0.99 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 595
Address: Holt Street, Ince-in-Makerfield, WN1 3HD
Telephone: 01942510712
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Road to Rose Bridge Academy

St Catharine's CofE Primary School

Distance: 1.26 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 191
Address: Scholefield Lane, Scholes, WN1 3LP
Telephone: 01942733081
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alston Road to St Catharine's CofE 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: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Address: Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4LA,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01204 404404
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Distance: 7.65 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to BMI The Beaumont Hospital

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: 8 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Wrightington 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: 8.27 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Leigh Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dr Patel, Kamath & Partners

Address: Longshoot Health Centre, Scholes, Wigan, WN1 3NH
Telephone: 01942 244414
Distance: 1.09 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Dr Patel, Kamath & Partners

Sullivan Way Sexual Health Clinic

Address: Sullivan Way Surgery, Scholes, Wigan, WN1 3TB
Telephone: 0797 4490068
Distance: 1.25 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Sullivan Way Sexual Health Clinic

Sullivan Way Surgery

Address: Sullivan Way Surgery, Sullivan Way,scholes, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 3TB
Telephone: 01942 243649
Distance: 1.25 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Sullivan Way Surgery

Higher Ince Surgery

Address: Ince Community Clinic, Manchester Road, Ince, Wigan, WN2 2DJ
Telephone: 01942 483150
Distance: 1.3 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Higher Ince Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 44 Whelley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 3PQ
Distance: 0.89 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 56 Ince Green Lane, Ince, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 2AR
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Dental Surgery

Florence House

Address: Florence House, 100 Standishgate, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1XP
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Florence House

Red Rose Dental Group

Address: Red Rose Dental Group, 50 New Market Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1SJ
Distance: 1.77 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Red Rose Dental Group
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Ince Library

Smithy Green, Wigan, WN22AT
Telephone: 01942 324423
Distance: 1.3 Kilometres
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Directions from Alston Road to Ince Library

Wigan Childrens Library

The Wiend Centre, Wigan, WN11PF
Telephone:
Distance: 1.94 Kilometres
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Wigan Library

College Avenue, Wigan, WN11NN
Telephone:
Distance: 1.97 Kilometres
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Aspull Library

Oakfield Crescent, Wigan, WN21XJ
Telephone:
Distance: 2.18 Kilometres
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Directions from Alston Road to Aspull Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Ince Station is 1.82 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Road 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

Wigan Wallgate Station is 2.11 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Road 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

Wigan North Western Station is 2.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Road 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

Hindley Station is 2.48 Kilometers away

Directions from Alston Road to Hindley

Hindley station is operated by Northern in the Makerfield 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 • 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 • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 29.22 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Road to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 30.84 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Road to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 37.89 Kilometers away Directions from Alston Road to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 29.19 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 30.7 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 30.78 Kilometers away
Directions from Alston Road to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 31.55 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alston Road is approximately 2.76 miles from the M61

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 4.55 Km Away
Directions from Alston Road to M61 J6/A6/A6027
Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 6.46 Km Away
Directions from Alston Road to M6 J26/M58/A577
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 6.71 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J27/A5209/B5250 - 6.98 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco

213 Whelley, Wigan, WN2 1BL
Distance: 0.36 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Road to Tesco

Martins / Whelley Sub Post Office

130-132 Whelley, Wigan, WN1 3UB
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Road to Martins / Whelley Sub Post Office

Spar

122 Whelley, Wigan, WN1 3UB
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Road to Spar

Whelley Discount Store

56-60 Whelley, Wigan, WN1 3PQ
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
Directions from Alston Road to Whelley Discount Store

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Haigh Country Park
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Haigh Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 2.69 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Wigan Pier

Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 3.38 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.97 (km)
Directions from Alston Road to Visitor Centre

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 Aspull New Springs Whelley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wigan
The Member of Parliament is Lisa Nandy
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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: E01006391
Ons Area Name:Wigan 007D
Average Age : 44.66
Population: 1587.00
Male Population: 799.00 (50.35%)
Female Population: 788.00 (49.65%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 15 (0.95%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary34
Violent-crime56
Public-order26
Criminal-damage-arson21
Vehicle-crime17
Other-theft16
Bicycle-theft4
Theft-from-the-person1
Drugs1
Robbery2
Possession-of-weapons2
Shoplifting2
Other-crime3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Alston Road

OS Reference: 359932, 406657
OS Grid Reference: SD599067
Latitude and Longitude: 53.554765078374, -2.6048890042299
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 15.0026 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alston Road

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
New Springs
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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