Blissford Close

Postcode: WN2 3JT

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

Blissford Close is located 174.77 miles North West from the centre of London, 14.23 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 18.89 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 26.85 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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

WN2 3JT
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Blissford Close is approximately 15.8454 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 41 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Blissford Close is a river called Borsdane Brook which is approximately 0.216307 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Blissford Close is approximately 41 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull
Area Code: 01204 - Bolton
Area Code: 01695 - Skelmersdale
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 14.8
Median Speed: 15.8
Maximum Speed: 18.8
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 4
water

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blissford Close

7 Blissford Close
Sale Price: £152,000
Sale Date: 28/06/2013
9 Blissford Close
Sale Price: £65,356
Sale Date: 29/06/2011
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Hindley

Distance: 0.37 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 310
Address: Kildare Street, Hindley, WN2 3HY
Telephone: 01942258647
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blissford Close to St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Hindley

Hindley Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.37 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 203
Address: Argyle Street, WN2 3PN
Telephone: 01942255339
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blissford Close to Hindley Junior and Infant School

Three Towers Alternative Provision Academy

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: Academy Alternative Provision Sponsor Led
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 146
Address: Leyland Park House, WN2 3RX
Telephone: 01942251360
Website: Visit School Website
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St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Hindley

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 206
Address: Abbott Street, Hindley, WN2 3DG
Telephone: 01942253522
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Directions from Blissford Close to St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Hindley
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: 4.42 (km)
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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: 5.23 (km)
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BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Address: Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4LA,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01204 404404
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Distance: 7.71 (km)
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Newton Community Hospital

Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 10.14 (km)
Directions from Blissford Close to Newton Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dr Tun & Partners

Address: Hindley Health Centre, 17 Liverpool Road, Hindley, Nr. Wigan, WN2 3HQ
Telephone: 01942 482505
Distance: 0.29 (km)
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Hospice Palliative Care

Address: Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street,hindley, Wigan, WN2 3HZ
Telephone: 01942 525566
Distance: 0.46 (km)
Directions from Blissford Close to Hospice Palliative Care

Pennygate Medical Centre

Address: Pennygate Medical Centre, 109 Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 2QG
Telephone: 0844 4771844
Distance: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Blissford Close to Pennygate Medical Centre

Cyp Minor Illness Service

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr., Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 07521 600150
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Blissford Close to Cyp Minor Illness Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 51 Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3EA
Distance: 0.2 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3AT
Distance: 0.47 (km)
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Hindley Dental Practice

Address: Hindley Dental Practice, 1 - 3 Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 2QA
Distance: 0.85 (km)
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Dental Dept.

Address: Dental Dept., H M Prison Hindley, Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Distance: 1.49 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hindley Library

Market Street, Wigan, WN23AN
Telephone:
Distance: 0.58 Kilometres
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Platt Bridge Community Library

Platt Bridge Community First, Rivington Avenue, Wigan, WN25NG
Telephone:
Distance: 1.46 Kilometres
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Abram Library

Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 2.18 Kilometres
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Ince Library

Smithy Green, Wigan, WN22AT
Telephone: 01942 324423
Distance: 2.21 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hindley Station is 1.27 Kilometers away

Directions from Blissford Close 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

Ince Station is 2.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Blissford Close 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

Wigan North Western Station is 3.81 Kilometers away

Directions from Blissford 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 3.86 Kilometers away

Directions from Blissford 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

Manchester Airport is 27.73 Kilometers away Directions from Blissford Close to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 28.18 Kilometers away Directions from Blissford Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 40.98 Kilometers away Directions from Blissford Close to Blackpool International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 71.18 Kilometers away Directions from Blissford Close to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 29.83 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 30.92 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 31.01 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 31.87 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blissford Close is approximately 3.18 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 5.32 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 6.23 Km Away
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Junction: M61 J5/A58 - 6.51 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 6.91 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Extra

Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3AT
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
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Asda

Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 2QA
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Spar

5-7 Borsdane Avenue, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3QN
Distance: 1 Kilometres
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One Stop

Walthew Lane, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5AT
Distance: 1.21 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 4.29 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 4.41 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Haigh Country Park
Distance: 4.42 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 4.75 (km)
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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 Hindley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Makerfield
The Member of Parliament is Fovargue, Yvonne
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006269
Ons Area Name:Wigan 013A
Average Age : 41.67
Population: 1605.00
Male Population: 810.00 (50.47%)
Female Population: 795.00 (49.53%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 24 (1.5%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime57
Vehicle-crime18
Other-theft15
Shoplifting4
Criminal-damage-arson27
Burglary22
Public-order15
Other-crime4
Robbery5
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Blissford Close

OS Reference: 361681, 403977
OS Grid Reference: SD617040
Latitude and Longitude: 53.530805329972, -2.5781582735137
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 15.8454 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blissford Close

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