Besant Close

Postcode: BB1 2RG

Besant Close is a street in the settlement of Blackburn which is within the electoral area of Queens Park Ward in the administration area of Blackburn with Darwen Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Besant Close is located 183.23 miles North West from the centre of London, 19.59 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 25.81 miles South East from the centre of Lancaster and 31.39 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool.

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

BB1 2RG
Height

Height

The Central point of Besant Close is approximately 187 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01254 - Blackburn
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 4.9
Median Speed: 5.2
Maximum Speed: 7.8
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 24
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Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Besant Close

10 Besant Close
Sale Price: £155,000
Sale Date: 28/04/2014
23 Besant Close
Sale Price: £128,000
Sale Date: 13/01/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School

Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Type: Free School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 471
Address: Shadsworth Road, BB1 2HT
Telephone: 01254918670
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besant Close to Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School

Newfield School

Distance: 0.43 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 147
Address: Old Bank Lane, Off Shadsworth Road, BB1 2PW
Telephone: 01254588600
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besant Close to Newfield School

Our Lady and St John Catholic College

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 727
Address: North Road, BB1 1PY
Telephone: 01254588388
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besant Close to Our Lady and St John Catholic College

Shadsworth Junior School

Distance: 0.93 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 223
Address: Arran Avenue, BB1 2ET
Telephone: 01254698016
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Besant Close to Shadsworth Junior School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH,
NHS Sector
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01254 263555
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Distance: 0.71 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Royal Blackburn Hospital

BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 7AE,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01254 507607
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Distance: 4.39 (km)
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Accrington Victoria Hospital

Address: Hayward Road,
NHS Sector
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Distance: 6.65 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Accrington Victoria Hospital

Calderstones Hospital

Address: Mitton Road, Whalley, Clitheroe, BB7 9PE,
NHS Sector
Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01254 822121
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Distance: 10.95 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Calderstones Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Ccg Pharmacist Prescribers

Address: Fusion House,evolution Pk, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2FD
Telephone: 01254 282087
Distance: 0.15 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Ccg Pharmacist Prescribers

Community Intermediate Care Service

Address: Fusion House,evolution Pk, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2FD
Telephone: 01254 282000
Distance: 0.15 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Community Intermediate Care Service

The Cornerstone Practice

Address: The Cornerstone Practice, Shadsworth Surgery, Shadsworth Road, Blackburn, BB1 2HR
Telephone: 01254 618018
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to The Cornerstone Practice

Roman Road Health Centre

Address: Roman Road Health Centre, off Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3UY
Telephone: 01254 282777
Distance: 1.09 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Roman Road Health Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Childrens Day Unit

Address: Childrens Day Unit, Dental Ga Assessment - Level 2, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH
Distance: 0.42 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Childrens Day Unit

Dept of Special Care Dentistry

Address: Dept of Special Care Dentistry, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH
Distance: 0.42 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 128 - 130 Accrington Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2AE
Distance: 1.66 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to Dental Surgery

85 91 Accrington Road

Address: 85 91 Accrington Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2AF
Distance: 1.71 (km)
Directions from Besant Close to 85 91 Accrington Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Roman Road Library

Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB23UY
Telephone: 01254 682347
Distance: 1.08 Kilometres
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Blackburn Central Library

Town Hall Street, Blackburn, BB21AG
Telephone: 01254 661221
Distance: 2.56 Kilometres
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Mill Hill Library

Mill Hill Community Centre, New Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB24DT
Telephone: 01254 266380
Distance: 2.96 Kilometres
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Oswaldtwistle Library

Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, BB53HS
Telephone: 01254 233823
Distance: 3.9 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Mill Hill (Lancashire) Station is 2.9 Kilometers away

Directions from Besant Close to Mill Hill (Lancashire)

Mill Hill (Lancashire) station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Cherry Tree Station is 3.98 Kilometers away

Directions from Besant Close to Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Rishton Station is 4.21 Kilometers away

Directions from Besant Close to Rishton

Rishton station is operated by Northern in the Hyndburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Colne • Hapton • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • Pleasington • Preston • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea

Church & Oswaldtwistle Station is 4.78 Kilometers away

Directions from Besant Close to Church & Oswaldtwistle

Church & Oswaldtwistle station is operated by Northern in the Hyndburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Castleton • Cherry Tree • Colne • Hapton • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Littleborough • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Manchester Victoria • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Mills Hill • Moss Side • Moston • Nelson • Pleasington • Preston • Rishton • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salwick • Smithy Bridge • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • Todmorden • Walsden

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 43.11 Kilometers away Directions from Besant Close to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 51.17 Kilometers away Directions from Besant Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Heysham Ferry Terminal is 44.74 Kilometers away
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Fell Foot Country Park Ferry Landing is 68.5 Kilometers away
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Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing is 68.7 Kilometers away
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Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing is 75.6 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Besant Close is approximately 0.65 miles from the M65

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M65 J5/A6077/B6232 - 1.18 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J4/A666 - 2.32 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J6/A678/A6119 - 2.67 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J7/A6185 - 5.69 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Beehive Service Station/Spar

Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB1 2PX
Distance: 0.53 Kilometres
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Naz Self Serve

Shadworth Self Serve, Shadsworth Road, Blackburn, BB1 2HR
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
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Heron Foods Ltd

Shadsworth Enterprise Hub, Rothesay Road, Blackburn, BB1 2JA
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
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Spar

Spar Stores, 177-181 Rothesay Road, Blackburn, BB1 2JB
Distance: 0.93 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wellybobs
Distance: 2.21 (km)
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Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Blackburn Cathedral
Distance: 2.36 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Distance: 2.91 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.99 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blackburn with Darwen
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King William Street
Town Hall
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7DY
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01254 585 585
Within the electoral area of Queens Park Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blackburn
The Member of Parliament is Kate Hollern
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In the 2017 General Election Kate Hollern won with a majority of 20368 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 70664
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01012632
Ons Area Name:Blackburn with Darwen 011F
Average Age : 35.89
Population: 2090.00
Male Population: 1039.00 (49.71%)
Female Population: 1051.00 (50.29%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 45 (2.15%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting5
Criminal-damage-arson19
Drugs2
Violent-crime56
Public-order13
Vehicle-crime9
Burglary14
Other-theft26
Bicycle-theft1
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Besant Close

OS Reference: 369898, 426406
OS Grid Reference: SD699264
Latitude and Longitude: 53.732954264502, -2.456355180671
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.5312 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Besant Close

Map Number: 103
Map Name: Blackburn & Burnley
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Blackburn with Darwen
North West
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