Briar Close

Postcode: WN2 4RH

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

Briar Close is located 174.02 miles North West from the centre of London, 13.08 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 19.95 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 27.42 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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

WN2 4RH
Height

Height

The Central point of Briar Close is approximately 51 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01942
Telephone Exchange: HINDLEY - LCHIN
Telephone Cabinet: P7
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 18.7
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 25
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Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Briar Close

21 Briar Close
Sale Price: £220,000
Sale Date: 03/02/2017
1 Briar Close
Sale Price: £110,000
Sale Date: 19/12/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Oakfield High School and College

Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 165
Address: Long Lane, Hindley Green, WN2 4XA
Telephone: 01942776142
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Oakfield High School and College

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Hindley Green

Distance: 0.45 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 206
Address: Swan Lane, Hindley Green, WN2 4HD
Telephone: 01942767768
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Hindley Green

St John's Church of England Primary School, Hindley Green

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 189
Address: Atherton Road, Hindley Green, WN2 4SD
Telephone: 01942255396
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to St John's Church of England Primary School, Hindley Green

Hindley High School

Distance: 0.82 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 876
Address: Mornington Road, Hindley, WN2 4LG
Telephone: 01942767704
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Close to Hindley High School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 3.77 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Leigh Infirmary

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Address: Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2NN,
NHS Sector
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01942 244000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Address: Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4LA,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01204 404404
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Distance: 6.59 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Royal Bolton Hospital

Address: Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0JR,
NHS Sector
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01204 390390
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Distance: 8.38 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Royal Bolton Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Pennygate Medical Centre

Address: Pennygate Medical Centre, 109 Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 2QG
Telephone: 0844 4771844
Distance: 1.98 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Pennygate Medical Centre

Dr Tun & Partners

Address: Hindley Health Centre, 17 Liverpool Road, Hindley, Nr. Wigan, WN2 3HQ
Telephone: 01942 482505
Distance: 2.18 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dr Tun & Partners

Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Address: Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Telephone: 01942 663100
Distance: 2.25 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Hospice Palliative Care

Address: Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street,hindley, Wigan, WN2 3HZ
Telephone: 01942 525566
Distance: 2.35 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Hospice Palliative Care
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Hindley Dental Practice

Address: Hindley Dental Practice, 1 - 3 Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 2QA
Distance: 1.91 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Hindley Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 51 Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3EA
Distance: 1.93 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3AT
Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Dept.

Address: Dental Dept., H M Prison Hindley, Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Distance: 2.25 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Dental Dept.
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hindley Library

Market Street, Wigan, WN23AN
Telephone:
Distance: 1.87 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Hindley Library

Westhoughton Library

Library Street, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL53AT
Telephone: 01942 634643
Distance: 2.85 Kilometres
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Platt Bridge Community Library

Platt Bridge Community First, Rivington Avenue, Wigan, WN25NG
Telephone:
Distance: 3.13 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Platt Bridge Community Library

Abram Library

Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 3.46 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Close to Abram Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hindley Station is 2.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar 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

Daisy Hill Station is 2.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Daisy Hill

Daisy Hill station is operated by Northern in the Bolton West area on the Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Blackburn • Burnley Manchester Road • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Leeds • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Upholland • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Westhoughton Station is 3.3 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Westhoughton

Westhoughton station is operated by Northern in the Bolton West area on the Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Altrincham • Appley Bridge • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Bescar Lane • Blackburn • Bolton • Burnley Manchester Road • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Chester • Clifton • Cuddington • Davenport • Deansgate • Delamere • Farnworth • Gathurst • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Kearsley • Knutsford • Levenshulme • Littleborough • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mobberley • Moses Gate • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Parbold • Plumley • Rochdale • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Todmorden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Hag Fold Station is 3.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Close to Hag Fold

Hag Fold station is operated by Northern in the Bolton West area on the Wigan Wallgate - Manchester Victoria stretch of line.

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 26.34 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 29.42 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 42.43 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Blackpool International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 69.59 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Close to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 31.63 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 32.61 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 32.71 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 33.6 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briar Close is approximately 2.51 miles from the M61

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J5/A58 - 4.87 Km Away
Directions from Briar Close to M61 J5/A58
Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 4.87 Km Away
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Junction: M61 J4/A6 - 6.87 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 7.95 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi

641 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4SQ
Distance: 0.66 Kilometres
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Tesco Express (5323)

672 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4SQ
Distance: 0.66 Kilometres
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Spar

5-7 Borsdane Avenue, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3QN
Distance: 1.04 Kilometres
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DJP Varsani Ltd

963 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4TA
Distance: 1.17 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park
Distance: 4.48 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Pennington Flash Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 4.53 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Haigh Country Park
Distance: 5.46 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Haigh Country Park

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 5.82 (km)
Directions from Briar Close to Three Sisters Racing Circuit

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 Green 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: E01006285
Ons Area Name:Wigan 019E
Average Age : 42.34
Population: 1838.00
Male Population: 906.00 (49.29%)
Female Population: 932.00 (50.71%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 7 (0.38%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime43
Public-order7
Burglary15
Criminal-damage-arson20
Vehicle-crime13
Other-theft9
Shoplifting3
Other-crime3
Drugs3
Robbery2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briar Close

OS Reference: 363592, 403923
OS Grid Reference: SD636039
Latitude and Longitude: 53.530455847514, -2.5493202576831
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 16.2065 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briar Close

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