Ancroft Drive

Postcode: WN2 3ST

Ancroft Drive is a street which is within the electoral area of Hindley Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Ancroft Drive is located 174.2 miles North West from the centre of London, 13.93 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 18.8 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 26.43 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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Postcodes for Ancroft Drive

WN2 3ST
Height

Height

The Central point of Ancroft Drive is approximately 41 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01942
Telephone Exchange: HINDLEY - LCHIN
Telephone Cabinet: P13
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 9
Median Speed: 8
Maximum Speed: 24.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 29
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ancroft Drive

22 Ancroft Drive
Sale Price: £130,000
Sale Date: 02/09/2016
30 Ancroft Drive
Sale Price: £129,000
Sale Date: 22/07/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Three Towers Alternative Provision Academy

Distance: 0.54 Kilometers
Type: Academy Alternative Provision Sponsor Led
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 146
Address: Leyland Park House, WN2 3RX
Telephone: 01942251360
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Three Towers Alternative Provision Academy

Hindley Junior and Infant School

Distance: 1.1 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 203
Address: Argyle Street, WN2 3PN
Telephone: 01942255339
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Hindley Junior and Infant School

St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Hindley

Distance: 1.27 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 310
Address: Kildare Street, Hindley, WN2 3HY
Telephone: 01942258647
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ancroft Drive to St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Hindley

Platt Bridge Community Primary School

Distance: 1.37 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 454
Address: Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 01942487999
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Platt Bridge Community 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: 4.51 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Leigh Infirmary

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: 5.28 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive 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: 8.24 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Newton Community Hospital

Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.39 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Newton Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Address: Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Telephone: 01942 663100
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Dr Tun & Partners

Address: Hindley Health Centre, 17 Liverpool Road, Hindley, Nr. Wigan, WN2 3HQ
Telephone: 01942 482505
Distance: 1.19 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Dr Tun & Partners

Hospice Palliative Care

Address: Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street,hindley, Wigan, WN2 3HZ
Telephone: 01942 525566
Distance: 1.3 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Hospice Palliative Care

Cyp Minor Illness Service

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr., Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 07521 600150
Distance: 1.37 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Cyp Minor Illness Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Dept.

Address: Dental Dept., H M Prison Hindley, Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Dental Dept.

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 51 Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3EA
Distance: 1.18 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3AT
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Dental Surgery

Platt Bridge Dental Practice

Address: Platt Bridge Dental Practice, 152 Walthew Lane, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5AW
Distance: 1.66 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Platt Bridge Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Platt Bridge Community Library

Platt Bridge Community First, Rivington Avenue, Wigan, WN25NG
Telephone:
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Ancroft Drive to Platt Bridge Community Library

Hindley Library

Market Street, Wigan, WN23AN
Telephone:
Distance: 1.51 Kilometres
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Directions from Ancroft Drive to Hindley Library

Abram Library

Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 1.62 Kilometres
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Directions from Ancroft Drive to Abram Library

Ince Library

Smithy Green, Wigan, WN22AT
Telephone: 01942 324423
Distance: 3.07 Kilometres
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Directions from Ancroft Drive to Ince Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hindley Station is 2.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Ancroft Drive 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

Ince Station is 3 Kilometers away

Directions from Ancroft Drive 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

Daisy Hill Station is 4.34 Kilometers away

Directions from Ancroft Drive 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

Wigan North Western Station is 4.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Ancroft Drive 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 26.89 Kilometers away Directions from Ancroft Drive to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 27.67 Kilometers away Directions from Ancroft Drive to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 41.82 Kilometers away Directions from Ancroft Drive to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 29.82 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 30.77 Kilometers away
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 30.87 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 31.75 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ancroft Drive is approximately 3.27 miles from the M61

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 6.08 Km Away
Directions from Ancroft Drive to M61 J6/A6/A6027
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 6.12 Km Away
Directions from Ancroft Drive to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 6.5 Km Away
Directions from Ancroft Drive to M6 J24/A58
Junction: M61 J5/A58 - 6.71 Km Away
Directions from Ancroft Drive to M61 J5/A58

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Extra

Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3AT
Distance: 1.43 Kilometres
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Tesco Extra

Spar

5-7 Borsdane Avenue, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3QN
Distance: 1.44 Kilometres
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Spar

Aldi

641 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4SQ
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Aldi

Tesco Express (5323)

672 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4SQ
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Tesco Express (5323)

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.77 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park
Distance: 3.97 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Pennington Flash Country Park

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 3.97 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Three Sisters Racing Circuit

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 5.05 (km)
Directions from Ancroft Drive to Wigan Pier

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 Hindley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Makerfield
The Member of Parliament is Yvonne Fovargue
Details for the MP Yvonne Fovargue on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Yvonne Fovargue on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Yvonne Fovargue won with a majority of 13542 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 74259
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006276
Ons Area Name:Wigan 013E
Average Age : 35.56
Population: 2274.00
Male Population: 1129.00 (49.65%)
Female Population: 1145.00 (50.35%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 22 (0.97%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime63
Other-crime13
Burglary20
Public-order16
Criminal-damage-arson26
Bicycle-theft1
Robbery3
Vehicle-crime6
Other-theft8
Shoplifting2
Drugs1
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Ancroft Drive

OS Reference: 361960, 403037
OS Grid Reference: SD620030
Latitude and Longitude: 53.522375975735, -2.5738347252991
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 14.969 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ancroft Drive

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