Birkside Close

Postcode: WN3 5RR

Birkside Close is a street in the settlement of Wigan which is within the electoral area of Worsley Mesnes Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Birkside Close is located 175.67 miles North West from the centre of London, 16.03 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 16.7 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 24.75 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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

WN3 5RR
Height

Height

The Central point of Birkside Close is approximately 43 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01744 - St Helens
Area Code: 01695 - Skelmersdale
Area Code: 01843 - Thanet
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: >=30
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 8
water

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birkside Close

6 Birkside Close
Sale Price: £185,000
Sale Date: 01/12/2014
1 Birkside Close
Sale Price: £192,000
Sale Date: 07/01/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Hope School

Distance: 0.89 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 201
Address: Kelvin Grove, Marus Bridge, WN3 6SP
Telephone: 01942824150
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkside Close to Hope School

Hawkley Hall High School

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 983
Address: Carr Lane, Hawkley Hall, WN3 5NY
Telephone: 01942204640
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkside Close to Hawkley Hall High School

Landgate School, Bryn

Distance: 1.12 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 73
Address: Landgate Lane, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 0EP
Telephone: 01942776688
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkside Close to Landgate School, Bryn

Saint Paul's CofE Primary School

Distance: 1.17 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 205
Address: Warrington Road, Goose Green, WN3 6SB
Telephone: 01942243068
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkside Close to Saint Paul's CofE Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 4.64 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Fairfield Independent Hospital

Address: Crank Road, Crank, St. Helens, WA11 7RS,
Independent Sector
Fairfield Hospital
Telephone: 01744 739311
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Distance: 7.76 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Fairfield Independent Hospital

Newton Community Hospital

Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 7.9 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Newton Community Hospital

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: 8.81 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Leigh Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dalton Tm

Address: Chandler House, Worsley Mesnes Health Ctr, Poolstock Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 5HL
Telephone: 01942 481531
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Dalton Tm

Marus Bridge Practice

Address: Chandler House, Worsley Mesnes Health Ctr, Poolstock Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 5HL
Telephone: 01942 481500
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Marus Bridge Practice

Ollerton a

Address: Chandler House, Worsley Mesnes Health Ctr, Poolstock Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 5HL
Telephone: 01942 481400
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Ollerton a

The Chandler Surgery

Address: Chandler House, Worsley Mesnes Health Ctr, Poolstock Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 5HL
Telephone: 01942 481440
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to The Chandler Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Ashton Leigh and Wigan Community

Address: Ashton Leigh and Wigan Community, 17 Beecham Court, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 6PR
Distance: 1.57 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Ashton Leigh and Wigan Community

8 Downall Green Road

Address: 8 Downall Green Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 0DH
Distance: 1.76 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to 8 Downall Green Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 100 Warrington Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9AL
Distance: 2.33 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 341 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9DL
Distance: 2.53 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hope Community Library

2 The Grange Community Complex, Highfield Grange Avenue, Wigan, WN36GH
Telephone:
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Birkside Close to Hope Community Library

Ashton Library

Wigan Road, Wigan, WN49BH
Telephone:
Distance: 3.03 Kilometres
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Wigan Library

College Avenue, Wigan, WN11NN
Telephone:
Distance: 3.3 Kilometres
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Platt Bridge Community Library

Platt Bridge Community First, Rivington Avenue, Wigan, WN25NG
Telephone:
Distance: 3.33 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bryn Station is 1.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkside Close 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

Pemberton Station is 2.22 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkside Close to Pemberton

Pemberton station is operated by Northern in the Makerfield area on the Southport / Kirkby - Wigan Wallgate stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Castleton • Daisy Hill • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Mills Hill • Moorside • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Orrell • Rainford • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Wigan North Western Station is 3.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkside Close 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

Wigan Wallgate Station is 3.21 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkside Close to Wigan Wallgate

Wigan Wallgate station is operated by Northern in the Wigan 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 • Hindley • 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 • Woodsmoor

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 24.26 Kilometers away Directions from Birkside Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 30.14 Kilometers away Directions from Birkside Close to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 39.02 Kilometers away Directions from Birkside Close to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 25.2 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 26.32 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 26.41 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 27.26 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birkside Close is approximately 0.57 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 1.76 Km Away
Directions from Birkside Close to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 3.39 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 3.99 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J23/A580/A49 - 5.13 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda

Worthington Way, Wigan, WN3 6XA
Distance: 0.61 Kilometres
Directions from Birkside Close to Asda

Sainsburys - Main Premises Rec

Worthington Way, Wigan, WN3 6XA
Distance: 0.61 Kilometres
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Co-Op Late Shop

56 Carr Lane, Worsley Mesnes, Wigan, WN3 5ND
Distance: 0.86 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores Ltd

248 Poolstock Lane, Worsley Mesnes, Wigan, WN3 5JE
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 1.79 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 3.02 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 3.04 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Orrell Water Park
Distance: 4.05 (km)
Directions from Birkside Close to Orrell Water Park

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 Worsley Mesnes 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: E01006410
Ons Area Name:Wigan 020E
Average Age : 42.20
Population: 1403.00
Male Population: 717.00 (51.1%)
Female Population: 686.00 (48.9%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 8 (0.57%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime21
Violent-crime23
Public-order8
Burglary27
Shoplifting5
Other-theft4
Criminal-damage-arson13
Other-crime1
Bicycle-theft1
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birkside Close

OS Reference: 357290, 402439
OS Grid Reference: SD573024
Latitude and Longitude: 53.516641813599, -2.644195665679
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 14.2252 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birkside Close

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Marus Bridge
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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