Balfern Fold

Postcode: BL5 3SJ

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Balfern Fold is a street in the settlement of Westhoughton governed by Westhoughton Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Westhoughton South Ward in the administration area of Bolton District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Balfern Fold is located 174.54 miles North West from the centre of London, 12.54 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 21.59 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 29.25 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

Balfern Fold is approximately 12.52 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 108 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Balfern Fold is approximately 108 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01204 - Bolton
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Balfern Fold

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

The Mercury - bolton
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated just off the M61 motorway, with views over Winter Hill and the West Pennine Moors on the outskirts of Bolton, The Mercury has a traditional restaurant, a lively bar and nightly entertainment. Manchester city centre is a 20-minute drive away.
Address:540 Manchester Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3JP, Bolton
Number of Rooms:17
Lowest Price Room:£35
Highest Price Room:£110
Bolton Whites Hotel - bolton
Star Rating:4 Stars
Located in the heart of the North West, Bolton Whites Hotel is fully integrated into Macron Stadium, home of Bolton Wanderers Football Club. Free WiFi is available for guests and free parking is available on site.
Address:De Havilland Way, BL6 6SF, Horwich
Number of Rooms:125
Lowest Price Room:£50
Highest Price Room:£250
Ingleside House - bolton
Star Rating:4 Stars
Featuring free WiFi and a terrace, Ingleside House offers accommodation in Bolton. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms include a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room.
Address:153 Tempest Rd, Lostock, BL6 4EP, Bolton
Number of Rooms:6
Lowest Price Room:£65
Wendover Guest House - bolton
Star Rating:3 Stars
Situated in Bolton, the family-run Wendover Guest House has been established for over 50 years and offers free Wi-Fi throughout.
Address:603, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 6LA, Bolton
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£60
Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel - bolton
Star Rating:3 Stars
Just off the M61, overlooking the West Pennine Moors, and with easy access to Bolton, Wigan and Manchester, this 3-star hotel offers stylish, modern rooms and an indoor pool. Free high-speed WiFi is available in the rooms.
Address:Manchester Rd, BL6 5RU, Blackrod
Number of Rooms:91
Lowest Price Room:£52.25
Highest Price Room:£164

Local Council Details

Within the area of Bolton District
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Telephone Number: 01204 333 333
Within the electoral area of Westhoughton South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Bolton West
The Member of Parliament is Hilling, Julie
Within the area of Westhoughton Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balfern Fold

2 Balfern Fold
Sale Price: £78,000
Sale Date: 02/11/2011
4 Balfern Fold
Sale Price: £120,000
Sale Date: 09/10/2009
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01004936
Ons Area Name:Bolton 031C
Average Age : 39.93
Population: 2029.00
Male Population: 1004.00 (49.48%)
Female Population: 1025.00 (50.52%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 18 (0.89%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

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Location Details

Balfern Fold

OS Reference: 365377, 406282
OS Grid Reference: SD654063
Latitude and Longitude: 53.551781639173, -2.5226507426313
Approximate distance to the Coast: 12.52 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balfern Fold

Map Number: 109
Map Name: Manchester Bolton & Warrington
Greater Manchester
North West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Westhoughton Rail Station is 0.41 Kilometers away (0.25 miles)
Daisy Hill Rail Station is 1.50 Kilometers away (0.93 miles)
Hag Fold Rail Station is 2.80 Kilometers away (1.74 miles)
Lostock Rail Station is 3.05 Kilometers away (1.9 miles)

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 27.01 Kilometers away
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 32.43 Kilometers away
Blackpool International Airport is 42.45 Kilometers away
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 67.04 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 34.19 Kilometers away
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 35.35 Kilometers away
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 35.44 Kilometers away
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 36.30 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balfern Fold is approximately 0.85 miles from the M61

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J5/A58 - 2.29 Km Away
Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 2.88 Km Away
Junction: M61 J4/A6 - 5.01 Km Away

Health Clinics

Stable Fold Surgery
Stable Fold Surgery, 119 Church Street, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 3SF
Distance: 0.06 Kilometers
Telephone: 01942 813678
Unsworth Group Practice
Unsworth Group Practice, Peter House Surgery, Captain Lees Road, Westhoughton,bolton, BL5 3UB
Distance: 1.04 Kilometers
Telephone: 01942 812525
Dr Sharma & Ghosh
Ormerod House, Atherton Health Centre, Nelson Street, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0LE
Distance: 3.10 Kilometers
Telephone: 01942 481080
Dr Ak & N Atrey
Ormerod House, Atherton Health Centre, Nelson Street, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0LE
Distance: 3.10 Kilometers
Telephone: 01942 481060
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Westhoughton Library

Library Street, Bolton, BL53AT
Distance: 0.25 Miles
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Atherton Library

York Street, Atherton, M469JH
Distance: 2.35 Miles
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Hindley Library

Market Street, Wigan, WN23AN
Distance: 2.46 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Haigh Country Park
Distance: 5.64 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Horwich Heritage Centre
Distance: 5.80 (km)


Attraction Name: Bolton Museum, Art Gallery, Aquarium
Distance: 6.05 (km)

Wildlife Centre

Attraction Name: Animal World
Distance: 6.22 (km)

Nearest Schools

Sacred Heart RC Primary School

Distance: 0.15 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Central Drive, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3DU
Telephone: (01942) 634681

St Bartholomew's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.40 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: The Fairways, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3NZ
Telephone: (01942) 634717

Westhoughton High School

Distance: 0.60 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3BZ
Telephone: (01942) 814122

The Gates Primary School

Distance: 0.72 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Bristle Hall Way, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3QA
Telephone: (01942) 634734

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 16.1
Median Speed: 17.3
Maximum Speed: 20.5
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5
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