Birch Drive

Postcode: OL4 5DX

Birch Drive is a street in the settlement of Lees which is within the electoral area of Saddleworth West and Lees Ward in the administration area of Oldham District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Drive is located 163.12 miles North West from the centre of London, 8.21 miles North East from the centre of Manchester, 27.03 miles North West from the centre of Sheffield and 28.27 miles South West from the centre of Leeds.

Road Name:Birch Drive
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birch Drive

OL4 5DX
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Drive is approximately 176 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01706 - Rochdale
Area Code: 0161 - Manchester
Area Code: 01457 - Glossop
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 2.1
Median Speed: 2.2
Maximum Speed: 3.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Drive

4 Birch Drive
Sale Price: £70,000
Sale Date: 23/02/2016
23 Birch Drive
Sale Price: £124,000
Sale Date: 10/10/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Thomas' Leesfield CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.32 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 210
Address: Thomas Street, Lees, OL4 5AT
Telephone: 01617705710
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to St Thomas' Leesfield CofE Primary School

St Agnes CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.51 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 109
Address: Knolls Lane, Lees, OL4 5RU
Telephone: 01617705970
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to St Agnes CofE Primary School

St Edward's RC School

Distance: 0.78 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 286
Address: Rowland Way, Lees, OL4 3LQ
Telephone: 01616241377
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to St Edward's RC School

Hey-with-Zion Primary School

Distance: 0.78 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 312
Address: Rowland Way, Lees, OL4 3LQ
Telephone: 01616203860
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Drive to Hey-with-Zion Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

All Saints Hospital (St George Healthcare Group)

Address: 159 Grange Avenue, Oldham, OL8 4EF,
NHS Sector
St George Healthcare Group
Distance: 3.91 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to All Saints Hospital (St George Healthcare Group)

Royal Oldham Hospital

Address: Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH,
NHS Sector
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0161 624 0420
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Distance: 4.01 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Royal Oldham Hospital

Tameside Hospital

Address: Fountain St, Ashton Under Lyne, OL6 9RW,
NHS Sector
Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0161 331 6000
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Distance: 4.79 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Tameside Hospital

BMI The Highfield Hospital

Address: Manchester Road, Rochdale, OL11 4LZ,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01706 655121
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Distance: 10.23 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to BMI The Highfield Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Leesbrook Surgery

Address: Leesbrook Surgery, Mellor Street, Lees, Oldham, OL4 3DG
Telephone: 0161 6214800
Distance: 0.45 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Leesbrook Surgery

Lees Medical Practice

Address: Athens Way, Lees, Oldham, OL4 3BP
Telephone: 0161 6521285
Distance: 0.67 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Lees Medical Practice

Alexandra Group Med Pract

Address: Glodwick Primary Care Ctr, 137 Glodwick Road, Oldham, OL4 1YN
Telephone: 0161 6229210
Distance: 1.73 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Alexandra Group Med Pract

Jarvis Medical Practice

Address: Jarvis Med Prac-gpcc, 137 Glodwick Road, Oldham, OL4 1YN
Telephone: 0161 6229220
Distance: 1.73 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Jarvis Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 74 High Street, Lees, Oldham, Lancashire, OL4 5AA
Distance: 0.35 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 36 High Street, Lees, Oldham, Lancashire, OL4 5AQ
Distance: 0.42 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Dental Surgery

74 Oldham Road

Address: 74 Oldham Road, Springhead, Oldham, Lancashire, OL4 5SR
Distance: 0.46 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to 74 Oldham Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 341 Lees Road, Oldham, Lancashire, OL4 1LR
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Lees Library

Thomas Street, Lees, Olden, OL45DA
Telephone: 0161 633 5764
Distance: 0.24 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Drive to Lees Library

Mossley Library

Wyre Street, Mossley, Oldham, OL50EU
Telephone:
Distance: 2.54 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Drive to Mossley Library

Fitton Hill Library

Fir Tree Avenue, Fitton Hill, Fitton Hill, OL82QP
Telephone: 0161 770 5820
Distance: 2.71 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Drive to Fitton Hill Library

Oldham Library

Greaves Street, Oldham, OL11AL
Telephone: 01617 708036
Distance: 2.72 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Drive to Oldham Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Mossley (Greater Manchester) Station is 2.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Drive to Mossley (Greater Manchester)

Mossley (Greater Manchester) station is operated by Northern in the Stalybridge and Hyde area on the NTP: Leeds - Guide Bridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adlington (Lancashire) • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Buckshaw Parkway • Burscough Bridge • Chorley • Clifton • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Farnworth • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Horwich Parkway • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Kirkham & Wesham • Layton • Leeds • Leyland • Lostock • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Upholland • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Greenfield Station is 3.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Drive to Greenfield

Greenfield station is operated by Northern in the Oldham East and Saddleworth area on the NTP: Leeds - Guide Bridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adlington (Lancashire) • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Buckshaw Parkway • Burscough Bridge • Chorley • Clifton • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Farnworth • Gathurst • Hag Fold • Hindley • Horwich Parkway • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Kirkham & Wesham • Layton • Leeds • Leyland • Lostock • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Upholland • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Moston Station is 6.85 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Drive to Moston

Moston station is operated by Northern in the Blackley and Broughton area on the Manchester Victoria - Mirfield (via Rochdale) / Stalybridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Adlington (Lancashire) • Atherton • Batley • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Brighouse • Buckshaw Parkway • Burnley Manchester Road • Castleton • Chorley • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Cottingley • Daisy Hill • Dewsbury • Hag Fold • Hebden Bridge • Hindley • Horwich Parkway • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Kirkham & Wesham • Layton • Leeds • Leyland • Littleborough • Lostock • Manchester Victoria • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mytholmroyd • Orrell • Pemberton • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Smithy Bridge • Sowerby Bridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Guide Bridge Station is 7.35 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Drive to Guide Bridge

Guide Bridge station is operated by Northern in the Ashton-under-Lyne area on the Guide Bridge - Glossop / Hadfield stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Ardwick • Ashburys • Broadbottom • Denton • Dinting • Fairfield • Flowery Field • Glossop • Godley • Gorton • Hadfield • Hattersley • Hyde Central • Hyde North • Manchester Piccadilly • Marple • Newton For Hyde • Reddish South • Romiley • Rose Hill (Marple) • Stalybridge • Stockport • Woodley

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 23.57 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Drive to Manchester Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 45.8 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Drive to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Drive is approximately 3.14 miles from the M60

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M60 J22/A62/A6104 - 5.2 Km Away
Directions from Birch Drive to M60 J22/A62/A6104
Junction: M60 J21/A663(T)/A663 - 6.07 Km Away
Directions from Birch Drive to M60 J21/A663(T)/A663
Junction: M60 J23/A635 - 6.68 Km Away
Directions from Birch Drive to M60 J23/A635
Junction: M62 J21/A640 - 7.96 Km Away
Directions from Birch Drive to M62 J21/A640

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Coop Superstore

Owl Mill, Lees, Oldham, OL4 3BP
Distance: 0.53 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Drive to Coop Superstore

Co-Operative Food

Cooperative Retail Services Ltd, Oldham Road, Grotton, Oldham, OL4 5SE
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Drive to Co-Operative Food

Abbeyhills Mini Market

Cooperative Retail Services Ltd, Oldham Road, Grotton, Oldham, OL4 5SE328-330 Abbey Hills Road, Oldham, Oldham, OL8 2DH
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Drive to Abbeyhills Mini Market

Hussain and Sons Cash & Carry

Cooperative Retail Services Ltd, Oldham Road, Grotton, Oldham, OL4 5SE328-330 Abbey Hills Road, Oldham, Oldham, OL8 2DH302-304 Lees Road, Oldham, Oldham, OL4 1NZ
Distance: 1.4 Kilometres
Directions from Birch Drive to Hussain and Sons Cash & Carry

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Park Bridge Heritage Centre
Distance: 2.03 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Park Bridge Heritage Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Oldham Art Gallery and Museum
Distance: 3.62 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Oldham Art Gallery and Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: John Howarth Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.9 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to John Howarth Visitor Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery
Distance: 4.26 (km)
Directions from Birch Drive to Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Oldham District
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre
West Street
Oldham
Lancashire
OL1 1UG
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0161 770 3000
Within the electoral area of Saddleworth West and Lees Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Oldham East and Saddleworth
The Member of Parliament is Debbie Abrahams
Details for the MP Debbie Abrahams on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Debbie Abrahams won with a majority of 8182 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 72184
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01005389
Ons Area Name:Oldham 018C
Average Age : 37.10
Population: 1661.00
Male Population: 818.00 (49.25%)
Female Population: 843.00 (50.75%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 36 (2.17%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Drugs8
Violent-crime100
Burglary17
Criminal-damage-arson34
Robbery4
Shoplifting2
Other-theft34
Other-crime5
Vehicle-crime24
Public-order48
Bicycle-theft2
Theft-from-the-person1
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Drive

OS Reference: 395504, 404291
OS Grid Reference: SD955043
Latitude and Longitude: 53.535006408366, -2.0678421710869
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 37.5471 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Drive

Map Number: 109
Map Name: Manchester Bolton & Warrington
Lees
Oldham
Greater Manchester
North West
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