Alt Close

Postcode: WN7 5BD

Alt Close is a street in the settlement of Atherton which is within the electoral area of Leigh West Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Alt Close is located 171.84 miles North West from the centre of London, 11.85 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 19.92 miles East from the centre of Liverpool and 26.09 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Alt Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Alt Close

WN7 5BD
Height

Height

The Central point of Alt Close is approximately 27 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01925 - Warrington
Area Code: 01204 - Bolton
Area Code: 01744 - St Helens
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 27.7
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alt Close

10 Alt Close
Sale Price: £75,000
Sale Date: 09/11/2007
9 Alt Close
Sale Price: £79,250
Sale Date: 31/08/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Leigh St Mary's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 180
Address: Walmesley Road, WN7 1YE
Telephone: 01942673889
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alt Close to Leigh St Mary's CofE Primary School

Leigh Central Primary School

Distance: 0.62 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 240
Address: Windermere Road, WN7 1UY
Telephone: 01942673810
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alt Close to Leigh Central Primary School

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Leigh

Distance: 0.64 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 300
Address: Windermere Road, WN7 1UX
Telephone: 01942674226
Website: Visit School Website
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Leigh St Peter's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.7 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 438
Address: Leigh Street, WN7 4TP
Telephone: 01942671442
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alt Close to Leigh St Peter's CofE Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 1.24 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Leigh Infirmary

Royal Bolton Hospital

Address: Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0JR,
NHS Sector
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01204 390390
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Distance: 8.98 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Royal Bolton Hospital

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: 9.14 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Newton Community Hospital

Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.16 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Newton Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Richmond House

Address: Richmond House, Mitchell Street, Leigh, WN7 4UH
Telephone: 01942 682772
Distance: 1.14 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Richmond House

Das Dn

Address: 79 Church Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1AZ
Telephone: 01942 680909
Distance: 1.14 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Das Dn

Intrahealth Family Pract

Address: Leigh Sports Village, Leigh Stadium,sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY
Telephone: 01942 483121
Distance: 1.18 (km)
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Intrahealth Lsv

Address: Leigh Sports Village, Leigh Stadium,sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY
Telephone: 01942 483121
Distance: 1.18 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Intrahealth Lsv
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 66 Railway Road, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4AT
Distance: 0.57 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 26 Railway Road, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4AU
Distance: 0.64 (km)
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Avenue Dental Surgery

Address: Avenue Dental Surgery, 4 the Avenue, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1ES
Distance: 0.85 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 11 Church Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1QH
Distance: 0.86 (km)
Directions from Alt Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Leigh Library

Turnpike Centre, Leigh, WN71EB
Telephone:
Distance: 0.73 Kilometres
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Atherton Library

York Street, Atherton, M469JH
Telephone:
Distance: 4.05 Kilometres
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Tyldesley Library

Stanley Street, Tyldesley, M298AH
Telephone:
Distance: 4.44 Kilometres
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Abram Library

Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 4.47 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hag Fold Station is 4.44 Kilometers away

Directions from Alt Close to Hag Fold

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Daisy Hill • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Moorside • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Rainford • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Daisy Hill Station is 4.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Alt Close to Daisy Hill

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Leeds • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Atherton Station is 4.7 Kilometers away

Directions from Alt Close to Atherton

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Batley • Bescar Lane • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Leeds • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Hindley Station is 5.55 Kilometers away

Directions from Alt Close 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

Manchester Airport is 23.02 Kilometers away Directions from Alt Close to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 28.05 Kilometers away Directions from Alt Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 45.69 Kilometers away Directions from Alt Close to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 32.07 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 32.57 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 32.69 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 33.66 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alt Close is approximately 4.19 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J5/A58 - 6.74 Km Away
Directions from Alt Close to M61 J5/A58
Junction: M61 J4/A6 - 7.32 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J11/A574 - 7.51 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J23/A580/A49 - 7.53 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

M & S Food Hall

Parsonage Way, Leigh, WN7 5SJ
Distance: 0.2 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarket Ltd

Parsonage Way, Leigh, WN7 5SJ
Distance: 0.2 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarket Ltd

Parsonage Way, Leigh, WN7 5SJ
Distance: 0.2 Kilometres
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KD Stores (Bottle and Basket)

35 Thirlmere Street, Leigh, WN7 4DX
Distance: 0.53 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park
Distance: 1.64 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.14 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Astley Green Colliery Museum
Distance: 6.24 (km)
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Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 6.42 (km)
Directions from Alt Close 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 Leigh West Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Leigh
The Member of Parliament is Jo Platt
Details for the MP Jo Platt on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Jo Platt won with a majority of 9554 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 76202
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006326
Ons Area Name:Wigan 033D
Average Age : 38.53
Population: 1439.00
Male Population: 725.00 (50.38%)
Female Population: 714.00 (49.62%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 79 (5.49%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting79
Violent-crime151
Public-order72
Criminal-damage-arson61
Drugs8
Burglary49
Other-crime14
Vehicle-crime34
Other-theft46
Bicycle-theft7
Robbery6
Possession-of-weapons4
Theft-from-the-person6
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Alt Close

OS Reference: 364896, 400502
OS Grid Reference: SD649005
Latitude and Longitude: 53.499793049686, -2.5292632337329
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.1646 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alt Close

Map Number: 109
Map Name: Manchester Bolton & Warrington
Firs Lane
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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