Bracken Close

Postcode: BB2 5AH

Bracken Close is a street in the settlement of Blackburn governed by Livesey Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Livesey with Pleasington Ward in the administration area of Blackburn with Darwen Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Bracken Close is located 184.45 miles North West from the centre of London, 20.66 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 24.77 miles South East from the centre of Lancaster and 29.35 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool.

Road Name:Bracken Close
Road Type:residential
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BB2 5AH
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bracken Close is approximately 9.43453 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 120 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bracken Close is a canal called Leeds and Liverpool Canal which is approximately 0.0809747 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bracken Close is approximately 120 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01254 - Blackburn
Area Code: 01772 - Preston
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 18.1
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bracken Close

11 Bracken Close
Sale Price: £135,000
Sale Date: 16/04/2013
11 Bracken Close
Sale Price: £135,000
Sale Date: 16/04/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Livesey Saint Francis' Church of England School

Distance: 0.22 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: Cherry Tree Lane, Cherry Tree, BB2 5NX
Telephone: 01254201419
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bracken Close to Livesey Saint Francis' Church of England School

St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 994
Address: Green Lane, BB2 4SR
Telephone: 01254202519
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bracken Close to St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn

Meadowhead Infant School

Distance: 0.96 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 230
Address: Shorrock Lane, BB2 4TT
Telephone: 01254202600
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bracken Close to Meadowhead Infant School

St Paul's Roman Catholic Primary School, Feniscowles, Blackburn

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 205
Address: Preston Old Road, Feniscowles, BB2 5EP
Telephone: 01254201495
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bracken Close to St Paul's Roman Catholic Primary School, Feniscowles, Blackburn
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 7AE,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01254 507607
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Distance: 3.02 (km)
Directions from Bracken Close to BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH,
NHS Sector
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01254 263555
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Distance: 3.79 (km)
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Ribbleton Hospital

Address: Miller Road, Ribbleton, Preston, PR2 6LS,
NHS Sector
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01772 401600
Distance: 10.07 (km)
Directions from Bracken Close to Ribbleton 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: 10.19 (km)
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Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Bentham Road Health Centre

Address: Bentham Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4QD
Telephone: 01254 617474
Distance: 1.11 (km)
Directions from Bracken Close to Bentham Road Health Centre

Dr Bc Rakshit's Practice

Address: 133 Kings Road, Blackburn, BB2 4PY
Telephone: 01254 201269
Distance: 1.15 (km)
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Witton Medical Centre

Address: Witton Medical Centre, Preston Old Rd, Witton, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2SU
Telephone: 01254 617941
Distance: 1.64 (km)
Directions from Bracken Close to Witton Medical Centre

Dr a Calow's Practice

Address: Redlam Surgery, 62-64 Redlam, Blackburn, BB2 1UW
Telephone: 01254 260051
Distance: 2 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

376-378 Preston Old Road

Address: 376-378 Preston Old Road, Blackburn, Bb2 5ll, BB2 5LL
Distance: 0.63 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 372 Preston Old Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 5LL
Distance: 0.63 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 66 New Chapel Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4DT
Distance: 1.45 (km)
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Mill Hill Dental Practice

Address: Mill Hill Dental Practice, 17 New Wellington Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4DY
Distance: 1.5 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Livesey Library

Cherry Tree Lane, Blackburn, BB25NX
Telephone: 01254 209442
Distance: 0.22 Kilometres
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Mill Hill Library

Mill Hill Community Centre, New Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB24DT
Telephone: 01254 266380
Distance: 1.45 Kilometres
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Roman Road Library

Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB23UY
Telephone: 01254 682347
Distance: 3.33 Kilometres
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Blackburn Central Library

Town Hall Street, Blackburn, BB21AG
Telephone: 01254 661221
Distance: 3.42 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Cherry Tree Station is 0.56 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Pleasington Station is 1.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Pleasington

Pleasington station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Mill Hill (Lancashire) Station is 1.59 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Mill Hill (Lancashire)

Mill Hill (Lancashire) station is operated by Northern in the Blackburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Bradford Interchange • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Burnley Manchester Road • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Church Fenton • Colne • Cross Gates • East Garforth • Garforth • Halifax • Hapton • Hebden Bridge • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Leeds • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Micklefield • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Rishton Station is 7.8 Kilometers away

Directions from Bracken Close to Rishton

Rishton station is operated by Northern in the Hyndburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Colne • Hapton • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • Pleasington • Preston • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea

Airports

Nearest Airports

Blackpool International Airport is 34.53 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Blackpool International Airport
Manchester Airport is 44.04 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 48.65 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 58.72 Kilometers away Directions from Bracken Close to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 38.21 Kilometers away
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Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 38.64 Kilometers away
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Heysham Ferry Terminal is 42.44 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 44.94 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bracken Close is approximately 0.98 miles from the M65

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M65 J3/A674/A675 - 2.97 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J4/A666 - 3.17 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J5/A6077/B6232 - 5.07 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J6/A678/A6119 - 6.08 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Ltd

Tesco Express, Livesey Branch Road, Livesey, BB2 5DX
Distance: 0.43 Kilometres
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Sainsbury's

Tesco Express, Livesey Branch Road, Livesey, BB2 5DX395 Preston Old Road, Blackburn, BB2 5LW
Distance: 0.46 Kilometres
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Spar Store (Three Arches Service Station)

Tesco Express, Livesey Branch Road, Livesey, BB2 5DX395 Preston Old Road, Blackburn, BB2 5LW654 Preston Old Road, Blackburn, BB2 5EP
Distance: 0.97 Kilometres
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Co-Op (formerly Livesey Service Station)

United Coopertative Ltd, Livesey Branch Road, Livesey, BB2 4QL
Distance: 1.2 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Pleasington Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.21 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Witton Park Country Park
Distance: 2.14 (km)
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Museum

Attraction Name: Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Distance: 2.84 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Hoghton Tower
Distance: 3.16 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blackburn with Darwen
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King William Street
Town Hall
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7DY
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01254 585 585
Within the electoral area of Livesey with Pleasington Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blackburn
The Member of Parliament is Straw, Jack
Within the area of Livesey Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01012613
Ons Area Name:Blackburn with Darwen 010F
Average Age : 45.78
Population: 1347.00
Male Population: 675.00 (50.11%)
Female Population: 672.00 (49.89%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 01254 353921
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Recent Crime in the Area

Vehicle-crime15
Criminal-damage-arson21
Burglary6
Violent-crime28
Shoplifting6
Other-theft12
Public-order3
Other-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bracken Close

OS Reference: 365603, 425918
OS Grid Reference: SD656259
Latitude and Longitude: 53.728302138594, -2.5214115819606
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 9.43453 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bracken Close

Map Number: 103
Map Name: Blackburn & Burnley
Cherry Tree
Blackburn with Darwen
North West
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