Bickershaw Lane

Postcode: WN2 5PL

Bickershaw Lane is a street which is within the electoral area of Abram Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Bickershaw Lane is located 174.17 miles North West from the centre of London, 14.35 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 18.14 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 25.79 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Bickershaw Lane
Road Number:B5237
Road Type:secondary
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Postcodes for Bickershaw Lane

WN2 5PL
WN2 5PP
WN2 5TA
WN2 5TE
WN2 5TL
WN2 5TU
Height

Height

The Central point of Bickershaw Lane is approximately 32 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01744 - St Helens
Area Code: 01695 - Skelmersdale
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 23.9
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 28
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bickershaw Lane

7 Bickershaw Lane
Sale Price: £53,000
Sale Date: 19/01/2017
52 Bickershaw Lane
Sale Price: £52,000
Sale Date: 13/09/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St John's Church of England Primary School, Abram

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 253
Address: Simpkin Street, Abram, WN2 5QE
Telephone: 01942703465
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to St John's Church of England Primary School, Abram

Holy Family Catholic Primary School Platt Bridge

Distance: 0.84 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 254
Address: Wigan Street, Platt Bridge, WN2 5JF
Telephone: 01942704148
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Holy Family Catholic Primary School Platt Bridge

Platt Bridge Community Primary School

Distance: 0.85 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 Bickershaw Lane to Platt Bridge Community Primary School

Newbridge Learning Community

Distance: 1.2 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 78
Address: Moss Lane, Platt Bridge, WN2 3TL
Telephone: 01942776020
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Newbridge Learning Community
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: 5.06 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane 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: 5.34 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane 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: 8.41 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Newton Community Hospital

BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Address: Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4LA,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01204 404404
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Distance: 9.31 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to BMI The Beaumont Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Address: Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Telephone: 01942 663100
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Cyp Minor Illness Service

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr., Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 07521 600150
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Cyp Minor Illness Service

Dr Ahmad & Ptnrs

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr, Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 01942 482330
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Dr Ahmad & Ptnrs

Intrahealth Platt Bridge

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr, Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 01942 481120
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Intrahealth Platt Bridge
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Dept.

Address: Dental Dept., H M Prison Hindley, Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Dental Dept.

Platt Bridge Dental Practice

Address: Platt Bridge Dental Practice, 152 Walthew Lane, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5AW
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Platt Bridge Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 51 Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3EA
Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3AT
Distance: 2.17 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Abram Library

Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 0.53 Kilometres
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Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Abram Library

Platt Bridge Community Library

Platt Bridge Community First, Rivington Avenue, Wigan, WN25NG
Telephone:
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Platt Bridge Community Library

Hindley Library

Market Street, Wigan, WN23AN
Telephone:
Distance: 2.31 Kilometres
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Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Hindley Library

Ince Library

Smithy Green, Wigan, WN22AT
Telephone: 01942 324423
Distance: 3.23 Kilometres
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Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Ince Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Ince Station is 2.96 Kilometers away

Directions from Bickershaw Lane 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

Hindley Station is 2.99 Kilometers away

Directions from Bickershaw Lane 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

Wigan North Western Station is 4.27 Kilometers away

Directions from Bickershaw Lane 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

Bryn Station is 4.32 Kilometers away

Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Bryn

Bryn station is operated by Northern in the Makerfield area on the Edge Hill - Manchester Victoria (via Earlestown) / Wigan stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Blackpool North • Broad Green • Eccleston Park • Edge Hill • Euxton Balshaw Lane • Garswood • Huyton • Kirkham & Wesham • Leyland • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Prescot • Preston • Roby • St.Helens Central • Thatto Heath • Wavertree Technology Park • Wigan North Western

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 26.59 Kilometers away Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 27.07 Kilometers away Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 41.7 Kilometers away Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 28.82 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 29.71 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 29.81 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 30.71 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bickershaw Lane is approximately 2.55 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 5.12 Km Away
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 5.4 Km Away
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to M6 J24/A58
Junction: M6 J23/A580/A49 - 5.85 Km Away
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to M6 J23/A580/A49
Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 7.04 Km Away
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to M61 J6/A6/A6027

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative Food

14-16 Warrington Road, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5JA
Distance: 0.69 Kilometres
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Tesco Extra

Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3AT
Distance: 2.18 Kilometres
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Spar

5-7 Borsdane Avenue, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3QN
Distance: 2.48 Kilometres
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Asda

Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 2QA
Distance: 2.57 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 2.9 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Three Sisters Racing Circuit

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.5 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park
Distance: 3.85 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane to Pennington Flash Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 4.75 (km)
Directions from Bickershaw Lane 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 Abram Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Makerfield
The Member of Parliament is Yvonne Fovargue
Details for the MP Yvonne Fovargue on parliament.uk
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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: E01006212
Ons Area Name:Wigan 026A
Average Age : 42.50
Population: 1395.00
Male Population: 713.00 (51.11%)
Female Population: 682.00 (48.89%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 14 (1%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime41
Criminal-damage-arson24
Burglary17
Other-crime7
Vehicle-crime8
Bicycle-theft2
Other-theft11
Public-order8
Shoplifting3
Drugs2
Robbery2
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bickershaw Lane

OS Reference: 361113, 402343
OS Grid Reference: SD611023
Latitude and Longitude: 53.516075637707, -2.5865248544399
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 14.1472 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bickershaw Lane

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