Ashwood

Postcode: WN8 6US

Ashwood is a street in the settlement of Skelmersdale which is within the electoral area of Ashurst Ward in the administration area of West Lancashire District Council within Lancashire County Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Ashwood is located 181.11 miles North West from the centre of London, 14.05 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 22.14 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 26.11 miles North from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Ashwood
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Ashwood

WN8 6US
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Ashwood is approximately 7.52735 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 97 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Ashwood is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.0820175 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Ashwood is approximately 97 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01695
Telephone Exchange: SKELMERSDALE - LVSKE
Telephone Cabinet: P46
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 11.6
Median Speed: 3.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 9
water

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ashwood

8 Ashwood
Sale Price: £103,000
Sale Date: 01/07/2016
8 Ashwood
Sale Price: £100,000
Sale Date: 28/08/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Woodlands Community Primary School

Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 368
Address: Heathgate, Birch Green, WN8 6QH
Telephone: 01695720018
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashwood to Woodlands Community Primary School

St James' Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

Distance: 0.67 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 177
Address: Ashurst Road, Ashurst, WN8 6TN
Telephone: 01695728989
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashwood to St James' Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

St John's Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 213
Address: Flamstead, Birch Green, WN8 6PF
Telephone: 01695721323
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashwood to St John's Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

Cobbs Brow School

Distance: 1.03 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 352
Address: Manfield, Ashurst, WN8 6SU
Telephone: 01695720632
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashwood to Cobbs Brow School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 4.8 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Wrightington Hospital

Ormskirk and District General Hospital

Address: Wigan Road, Ormskirk, L39 2AZ,
NHS Sector
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Telephone: 01695 577111
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Distance: 7.04 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Ormskirk and District General Hospital

Fairfield Independent Hospital

Address: Crank Road, Crank, St. Helens, WA11 7RS,
Independent Sector
Fairfield Hospital
Telephone: 01744 739311
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Distance: 8.49 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Fairfield Independent 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: 8.96 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Ashurst Primary Care

Address: Ashurst Health Centre, Lulworth, Ashurst, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6QS
Telephone: 01695 736110
Distance: 0.58 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Ashurst Primary Care

Camhs

Address: Westgate Hse, Hillside Hc, Tanhouse Road, Skelmersdale, West Lancashire, WN8 6DS
Telephone: 01695 588430
Distance: 1.2 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Camhs

Manor Primary Care

Address: Hillside Health Centre, Tanhouse Road, Tanhouse, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6DS
Telephone: 01695 736260
Distance: 1.2 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Manor Primary Care

Pct Orthopaedics Service

Address: Walk in Centre, 116-118 the Concourse, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6LJ
Telephone: 01695 598325
Distance: 1.33 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Pct Orthopaedics Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 61 Lyndhurst, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6UH
Distance: 0.71 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 124 Firbeck, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6PW
Distance: 0.99 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Dental Surgery

Skelmersdale Walk in Centre

Address: Skelmersdale Walk in Centre, the Concourse Centre, Southway, Skelmersdale, WN8 6LN
Distance: 1.33 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Skelmersdale Walk in Centre

The Skelmersdale Walk in Centre

Address: The Skelmersdale Walk in Centre, 118 the Concourse, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6LJ
Distance: 1.33 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to The Skelmersdale Walk in Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Skelmersdale Library

Southway, Skelmersdale, WN86NL
Telephone: 01695 720312
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Ashwood to Skelmersdale Library

Upholland Library

Hall Green, Upholland, Skelmersdale, WN80PB
Telephone: 01695 622368
Distance: 3.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Ashwood to Upholland Library

Parbold Library

The Common, Parbold, Wigan, WN87EA
Telephone: 01257 463769
Distance: 3.86 Kilometres
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Directions from Ashwood to Parbold Library

Shevington Library

Gathurst Lane, Wigan, WN68HA
Telephone: 01257 252618
Distance: 4.83 Kilometres
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Directions from Ashwood to Shevington Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Parbold Station is 3.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashwood to Parbold

Parbold station is operated by Northern in the West Lancashire area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Altrincham • Appley Bridge • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Bolton • Burscough Bridge • Chester • Cuddington • Daisy Hill • Davenport • Deansgate • Deighton • Delamere • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Knutsford • Leeds • Levenshulme • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Mobberley • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Plumley • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Appley Bridge Station is 3.64 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashwood to Appley Bridge

Appley Bridge station is operated by Northern in the West Lancashire area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Altrincham • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Bolton • Burscough Bridge • Chester • Cuddington • Daisy Hill • Davenport • Deansgate • Deighton • Delamere • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Knutsford • Leeds • Levenshulme • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Mobberley • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Parbold • Plumley • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Upholland Station is 3.9 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashwood to Upholland

Upholland station is operated by Northern in the West Lancashire 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 • Pemberton • Rainford • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Gathurst Station is 4.67 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashwood to Gathurst

Gathurst station is operated by Northern in the Wigan area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Altrincham • Appley Bridge • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Bolton • Burscough Bridge • Chester • Cuddington • Daisy Hill • Davenport • Deansgate • Deighton • Delamere • Dewsbury • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Knutsford • Leeds • Levenshulme • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Mobberley • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Parbold • Plumley • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 25.45 Kilometers away Directions from Ashwood to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 30.25 Kilometers away Directions from Ashwood to Blackpool International Airport
Manchester Airport is 39.4 Kilometers away Directions from Ashwood to Manchester Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 80.33 Kilometers away Directions from Ashwood to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 20.56 Kilometers away
Directions from Ashwood to Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 23.06 Kilometers away
Directions from Ashwood to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 23.08 Kilometers away
Directions from Ashwood to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 23.58 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ashwood is approximately 1.72 miles from the M58

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M58 J4/A5068 - 2.72 Km Away
Directions from Ashwood to M58 J4/A5068
Junction: M58 J5/A577 - 3.24 Km Away
Directions from Ashwood to M58 J5/A577
Junction: M58 J3/A570(T)/A570 - 4.88 Km Away
Directions from Ashwood to M58 J3/A570(T)/A570
Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 5.28 Km Away
Directions from Ashwood to M6 J26/M58/A577

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Stores Ltd

Ingram, Birch Green, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6LH
Distance: 1.23 Kilometres
Directions from Ashwood to Asda Stores Ltd

Aldi Stores Ltd

100 The Concourse, Southway, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6LJ
Distance: 1.33 Kilometres
Directions from Ashwood to Aldi Stores Ltd

Singhs Stores

5-7 Hawthorn Crescent, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 8DH
Distance: 2.43 Kilometres
Directions from Ashwood to Singhs Stores

Co-operative Group Food Limited

45-47 Westgate, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 8LP
Distance: 2.91 Kilometres
Directions from Ashwood to Co-operative Group Food Limited

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Beacon Country Park
Distance: 2.04 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Beacon Country Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Orrell Water Park
Distance: 5.51 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Orrell Water Park

Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Eccles Farm Craft Centre
Distance: 5.61 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to Eccles Farm Craft Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 7.58 (km)
Directions from Ashwood to The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Lancashire District
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P O Box 16
52 Derby Street
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 2DF
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01695 577 177
County Council: Lancashire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Ashurst Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Lancashire
The Member of Parliament is Rosie Cooper
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In the 2017 General Election Rosie Cooper won with a majority of 11689 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 73257
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01025470
Ons Area Name:West Lancashire 009C
Average Age : 39.00
Population: 1502.00
Male Population: 750.00 (49.93%)
Female Population: 752.00 (50.07%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.6%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Email Police
Telephone: 01695 566051
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime23
Vehicle-crime6
Criminal-damage-arson21
Shoplifting8
Robbery2
Theft-from-the-person1
Other-theft6
Burglary4
Other-crime2
Bicycle-theft1
Public-order1
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Ashwood

OS Reference: 349412, 407373
OS Grid Reference: SD494074
Latitude and Longitude: 53.560292375699, -2.7638068494524
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 7.52735 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ashwood

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Birch Green
West Lancashire
Lancashire
North West
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