Briar Close

Postcode: WN4 9QZ

Briar Close is a street in the settlement of Ashton-in-Makerfield which is within the electoral area of Bryn Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Briar Close is located 174.3 miles North West from the centre of London, 15.22 miles East from the centre of Liverpool, 16.57 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 23.11 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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

WN4 9QZ
Height

Height

The Central point of Briar Close is approximately 58 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01942
Telephone Exchange: ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD - LCAIM
Telephone Cabinet: P24
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 18.4
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5
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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Briar Close

2 Briar Close
Sale Price: £127,000
Sale Date: 27/02/2017
8 Briar Close
Sale Price: £143,000
Sale Date: 20/02/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

R L Hughes Primary School

Distance: 0.16 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 502
Address: Mayfield Street, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9QL
Telephone: 01942701147
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to R L Hughes Primary School

Cansfield High School

Distance: 0.31 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 955
Address: Old Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9TP
Telephone: 01942727391
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Cansfield High School

St Oswald's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 349
Address: Council Avenue, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9AZ
Telephone: 01942724820
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to St Oswald's Catholic Primary School

Nicol Mere School

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 342
Address: Roman Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8DF
Telephone: 01942720871
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Nicol Mere School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Newton Community Hospital

Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 5.04 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Newton Community Hospital

Fairfield Independent Hospital

Address: Crank Road, Crank, St. Helens, WA11 7RS,
Independent Sector
Fairfield Hospital
Telephone: 01744 739311
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Distance: 6.86 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Fairfield Independent Hospital

St Helens Hospital

Address: Marshalls Cross Road, St. Helens, WA9 3DA,
NHS Sector
St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01744 26633
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Distance: 7.39 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to St Helens Hospital

Peasley Cross Hospital

Address: Marshalls Cross Road, Peasley Cross,
NHS Sector
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 7.39 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Peasley Cross Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Medicentre

Address: Medicentre,185 Wigan Road, Ashton-in-makerfield, Nr. Wigan, WN4 9SL
Telephone: 01942 483755
Distance: 0.42 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Medicentre

Dr Alistair & Partners

Address: Ashton Clinic,queens Rd, Ashton-in-makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8LB
Telephone: 01942 481580
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dr Alistair & Partners

Pitalia S

Address: Ashton Medical Centre, 120 Wigan Road, Ashton-in-makerfield, Nr.wigan, WN4 9SU
Telephone: 01942 727325
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Pitalia S

Bryn Cross Surgery

Address: 246 Wigan Road, Bryn,ashton-in-makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR
Telephone: 01942 727270
Distance: 1.11 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Bryn Cross Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 23 Bryn Street, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 9AX
Distance: 0.61 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 19 Wigan Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 9AR
Distance: 0.68 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery

8 Downall Green Road

Address: 8 Downall Green Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 0DH
Distance: 1.15 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to 8 Downall Green Road

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 252 Church Road, Haydock, St Helens, Merseyside, WA11 0LE
Distance: 2.58 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Ashton Library

Wigan Road, Wigan, WN49BH
Telephone:
Distance: 0.46 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Ashton Library

Garswood Library

School Lane, Garswood, North Wigan, WN40TT
Telephone: 01744 677797
Distance: 1.8 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Garswood Library

Haydock East Library

Church Road, Haydock St. Helens, WA110LY
Telephone: 01744 677801
Distance: 2.55 Kilometres
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Hope Community Library

2 The Grange Community Complex, Highfield Grange Avenue, Wigan, WN36GH
Telephone:
Distance: 3.5 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Bryn Station is 1 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar 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

Garswood Station is 1.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Garswood

Garswood station is operated by Northern in the St. Helens North area on the Edge Hill - Manchester Victoria (via Earlestown) / Wigan stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Blackpool North • Broad Green • Bryn • Eccleston Park • Edge Hill • Euxton Balshaw Lane • 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

Earlestown Station is 4.46 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Earlestown

Earlestown station is operated by Northern in the St. Helens North area on the Edge Hill - Manchester Victoria (via Earlestown) / Wigan stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abergele & Pensarn • Bangor (Gwynedd) • Bodorgan • Broad Green • Chester • Colwyn Bay • Conwy • Deganwy • East Didsbury • Eccles • Edge Hill • Flint • Frodsham • Helsby • Holyhead • Huyton • Lea Green • Liverpool Lime Street • Llandudno • Llandudno Junction • Llanfairfechan • Llanfairpwll • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newton-Le-Willows • Patricroft • Penmaenmawr • Prestatyn • Rainhill • Rhosneigr • Rhyl • Roby • Runcorn East • Shotton • St.Helens Junction • Ty Croes • Valley • Warrington Bank Quay • Wavertree Technology Park • Whiston

Pemberton Station is 4.66 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 21.92 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 28.65 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 41.17 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 24.36 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 25.03 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 25.14 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 26.07 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briar Close is approximately 0.39 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 0.62 Km Away
Directions from Briar Close to M6 J24/A58
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 1.89 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J23/A580/A49 - 2.35 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 5.94 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

B & M Bargains

34 Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9AE
Distance: 0.74 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to B & M Bargains

Co-op

Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9AN
Distance: 0.8 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to Co-op

Quality Save

Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9AN
Distance: 0.8 Kilometres
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Tesco Express (Caledonian)

Bolton Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8PF
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Close to Tesco Express (Caledonian)

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Haydock Park Racecourse
Distance: 1.92 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Haydock Park Racecourse

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 2.01 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Sankey Valley Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 3.94 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Sankey Valley Country Park Visitor Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Sankey Valley Park
Distance: 4.31 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Sankey Valley 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 Bryn 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: E01006261
Ons Area Name:Wigan 036C
Average Age : 44.13
Population: 1536.00
Male Population: 733.00 (47.72%)
Female Population: 803.00 (52.28%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 23 (1.5%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary20
Violent-crime65
Bicycle-theft1
Criminal-damage-arson9
Public-order19
Vehicle-crime22
Other-theft8
Other-crime3
Possession-of-weapons2
Drugs3
Shoplifting1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briar Close

OS Reference: 357194, 399550
OS Grid Reference: SJ572996
Latitude and Longitude: 53.490665114128, -2.6452490519429
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 11.3862 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briar Close

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Ashton In Makerfield
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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