Birchwood

Postcode: PR26 7QJ

Birchwood is a street in the settlement of Leyland which is within the electoral area of Earnshaw Bridge Ward in the administration area of South Ribble District Council within Lancashire County Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Birchwood is located 187.39 miles North West from the centre of London, 22.56 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 24.66 miles South from the centre of Lancaster and 24.75 miles North West from the centre of Manchester.

Road Name:Birchwood
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birchwood

PR26 7QJ
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchwood is approximately 23 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01772 - Preston
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13
Median Speed: 2.6
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 18
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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchwood

4 Birchwood
Sale Price: £179,950
Sale Date: 08/12/2016
1 Birchwood
Sale Price: £162,000
Sale Date: 30/07/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Moss Side Primary School

Distance: 0.16 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 247
Address: Paradise Lane, PR26 7ST
Telephone: 01772432048
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood to Moss Side Primary School

Leyland St James Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.44 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 236
Address: Slater Lane, PR26 7SH
Telephone: 01772422572
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood to Leyland St James Church of England Primary School

St Anne's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.82 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 242
Address: Slater Lane, PR25 1TL
Telephone: 01772422769
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood to St Anne's Catholic Primary School

Seven Stars Primary School

Distance: 1 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 178
Address: Peacock Hall Road, PR25 1TD
Telephone: 01772422503
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchwood to Seven Stars Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Euxton Hall Hospital

Address: Wigan Road, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6DY,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01257 276261
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Distance: 4.96 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Euxton Hall Hospital

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Address: Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, Preston Road, Chorley, PR7 1PP,
NHS Sector
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01257 261222
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Distance: 6.72 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Ribbleton Hospital

Address: Miller Road, Ribbleton, Preston, PR2 6LS,
NHS Sector
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01772 401600
Distance: 9.81 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Ribbleton Hospital

Fulwood Hall Hospital

Address: Midgery Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9SZ,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01772 704111
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Distance: 10.68 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Fulwood Hall Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Moss Side Medical Centre

Address: Moss Side Medical Centre, 16 Moss Side Way,leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR26 7XL
Telephone: 01772 623954
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Moss Side Medical Centre

Leyland Surgery

Address: Leyland Surgery, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1HR
Telephone: 01772 520120
Distance: 1.26 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Leyland Surgery

Worden Medical Centre

Address: Worden Medical Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR25 1HR
Telephone: 01772 423555
Distance: 1.26 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Worden Medical Centre

Intermediate Dermatology Servce

Address: Leyland Clinic, Yewlands Drive, Leyland,lancashire, PR25 2TN
Telephone: 01772 644100
Distance: 1.94 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Intermediate Dermatology Servce
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

The Grove Dental Practice

Address: The Grove Dental Practice, 1 - 3 Slater Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1TL
Distance: 0.82 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to The Grove Dental Practice

Towngate Dental Practice

Address: Towngate Dental Practice, 92 Towngate, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2LR
Distance: 2 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Towngate Dental Practice

169 Towngate

Address: 169 Towngate, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2TE
Distance: 2.07 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to 169 Towngate

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Thurston Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2LB
Distance: 2.17 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Leyland Library

Lancastergate, Leyland, PR252EX
Telephone: 01772 432 804
Distance: 1.84 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchwood to Leyland Library

Euxton Library

St Marys Gate, Euxton, Chorley, PR76AH
Telephone: 01257 265430
Distance: 4.29 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchwood to Euxton Library

Lostock Hall Library

Watkin Lane, Lostock Hall, South Ribble, PR55TU
Telephone: 01772 339 775
Distance: 4.32 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchwood to Lostock Hall Library

Croston Trailer Library

Out Lane, Preston, PR269HJ
Telephone:
Distance: 4.6 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchwood to Croston Trailer Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Leyland Station is 2.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood to Leyland

Leyland station is operated by Northern in the South Ribble area on the Crewe - Preston stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Adlington (Lancashire) • Arnside • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Barrow-In-Furness • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Broad Green • Bryn • Buckshaw Parkway • Burnley Manchester Road • Buxton • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Castleton • Chapel-En-Le-Frith • Chorley • Dalton • Davenport • Deansgate • Disley • Dove Holes • Eccleston Park • Edge Hill • Euxton Balshaw Lane • Furness Vale • Garswood • Grange-Over-Sands • Greenfield • Hazel Grove • Heaton Chapel • Horwich Parkway • Huddersfield • Huyton • Kents Bank • Kirkham & Wesham • Lancaster • Layton • Levenshulme • Littleborough • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Lostock • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Middlewood • Mills Hill • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Mills Newtown • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Prescot • Preston • Roby • Rochdale • Roose • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • St.Helens Central • Stalybridge • Stockport • Thatto Heath • Todmorden • Ulverston • Walsden • Wavertree Technology Park • Whaley Bridge • Wigan North Western • Woodsmoor

Lostock Hall Station is 4.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood to Lostock Hall

Lostock Hall station is operated by Northern in the Ribble Valley area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Appleby • Armathwaite • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Carlisle • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Clitheroe • Colne • Cross Gates • Dent • East Garforth • Garforth • Garsdale • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Hellifield • Horton In Ribblesdale • Huncoat • Kirkby Stephen • Kirkham & Wesham • Langho • Langwathby • Lazonby & Kirkoswald • Leeds • Lytham • Micklefield • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Ramsgreave & Wilpshire • Ribblehead • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Settle • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • Whalley • York

Croston Station is 4.41 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood to Croston

Croston station is operated by Northern in the South Ribble area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Burscough Junction • Ormskirk • Preston • Rufford

Buckshaw Parkway Station is 4.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchwood to Buckshaw Parkway

Buckshaw Parkway station is operated by Northern in the Chorley area on the Deansgate - Euxton Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Adlington (Lancashire) • Arnside • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Barrow-In-Furness • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Burneside • Burnley Manchester Road • Buxton • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Castleton • Chapel-En-Le-Frith • Chorley • Dalton • Davenport • Deansgate • Disley • Dove Holes • East Didsbury • Furness Vale • Gatley • Grange-Over-Sands • Greenfield • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Horwich Parkway • Huddersfield • Kendal • Kents Bank • Kirkham & Wesham • Lancaster • Layton • Levenshulme • Leyland • Littleborough • Lostock • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Middlewood • Mills Hill • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Mills Newtown • Oxenholme Lake District • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rochdale • Roose • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Staveley (Cumbria) • Stockport • Todmorden • Ulverston • Walsden • Whaley Bridge • Windermere • Woodsmoor

Airports

Nearest Airports

Blackpool International Airport is 22.69 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood to Blackpool International Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 40.43 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 47.61 Kilometers away Directions from Birchwood to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 31.52 Kilometers away
Directions from Birchwood to Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing
Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 31.78 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 33.33 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 36.62 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchwood is approximately 1.92 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J28/B5256 - 3.28 Km Away
Directions from Birchwood to M6 J28/B5256
Junction: M65 J1A/A6 - 4.37 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J1/M6 J29 - 4.97 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J29/M65 J1/A6 - 5.42 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi

Aldi Stores Westgate Leyland Preston Lancashire, PR25 2LX
Distance: 1.75 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood to Aldi

Tesco Extra

Tesco Stores Limited Towngate Leyland Preston, PR25 2FN
Distance: 2.04 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood to Tesco Extra

Asda Stores

171 - 177 Towngate Leyland Preston Lancashire, PR25 2TE
Distance: 2.08 Kilometres
Directions from Birchwood to Asda Stores

Lidl

Lidl 1 Churchill Way Leyland Preston, PR25 3LZ
Distance: 2.45 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Worden Park
Distance: 2.36 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Worden Park

Museum

Attraction Name: South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre, The British Commercial Vehicle Museum
Distance: 2.4 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre, The British Commercial Vehicle Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve Visitor Centre
Distance: 4.42 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve Visitor Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Cuerden Valley Park
Distance: 4.83 (km)
Directions from Birchwood to Cuerden Valley Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Ribble District
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Civic Centre
West Paddock
Leyland
PR25 1DH
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01772 421 491
County Council: Lancashire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Earnshaw Bridge Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of South Ribble
The Member of Parliament is Seema Kennedy
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In the 2017 General Election Seema Kennedy won with a majority of 7421 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 75752
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01025416
Ons Area Name:South Ribble 014A
Average Age : 43.57
Population: 1549.00
Male Population: 771.00 (49.77%)
Female Population: 778.00 (50.23%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.52%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime36
Criminal-damage-arson11
Possession-of-weapons1
Public-order2
Bicycle-theft4
Shoplifting5
Burglary9
Other-crime4
Vehicle-crime5
Other-theft5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birchwood

OS Reference: 352071, 422156
OS Grid Reference: SD521222
Latitude and Longitude: 53.693419719367, -2.7259402958956
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 5.8856 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchwood

Map Number: 102
Map Name: Preston & Blackpool
Moss Side
South Ribble
Lancashire
North West
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