Briar Road

Postcode: WN5 9QA

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

Briar Road is located 177.43 miles North West from the centre of London, 16.17 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 17.81 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 25.92 miles North from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Briar Road
Road Type:residential
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WN5 9QA
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Briar Road is approximately 12.9883 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 50 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Briar Road is a river called River Douglas which is approximately 1.40588 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Briar Road is approximately 50 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01695 - Skelmersdale
Area Code: 01843 - Thanet
Area Code: 01257 - Coppull
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

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

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Briar Road

11 Briar Road
Sale Price: £75,995
Sale Date: 09/07/2010
29 Briar Road
Sale Price: £52,000
Sale Date: 05/03/2004
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Westfield Community School

Distance: 0.51 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 499
Address: Montrose Avenue, Pemberton, WN5 9XN
Telephone: 01942776007
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Road to Westfield Community School

St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School Wigan

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 374
Address: Thorburn Road, Norley Hall, WN5 9LW
Telephone: 01942222721
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Road to St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School Wigan

St Mark's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 194
Address: Alexandra Street, Newtown, WN5 9DS
Telephone: 01942748618
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Road to St Mark's CofE Primary School

Marsh Green Primary School

Distance: 1.04 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 293
Address: Kitt Green Road, Marsh Green, WN5 0EF
Telephone: 01942222016
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briar Road to Marsh Green 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: 3.06 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wrightington Hospital

Address: Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9EP,
NHS Sector
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01942 244000
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Distance: 6.36 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Wrightington Hospital

Fairfield Independent Hospital

Address: Crank Road, Crank, St. Helens, WA11 7RS,
Independent Sector
Fairfield Hospital
Telephone: 01744 739311
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Distance: 8.31 (km)
Directions from Briar Road 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: 10.64 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Newton Community Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs

Address: Newtown Medical Practice, Pemberton Pc Resource Ctr, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, WN5 9QX
Telephone: 01942 481900
Distance: 0.35 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs

Pemberton Surgery

Address: Pemberton Pcrc, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Telephone: 0844 4779459
Distance: 0.35 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Pemberton Surgery

Intrahealth Marsh Green

Address: Harrow Road, Marsh Green, Wigan, WN5 0QL
Telephone: 01942 483135
Distance: 1.03 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Intrahealth Marsh Green

Bch Nurses

Address: Bevan Hse,17 Beecham Crt, Smithy Brook Road, Wigan, WN3 6PR
Telephone: 01942 482630
Distance: 1.33 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Bch Nurses
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Pemberton Clinic

Address: Pemberton Clinic, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Distance: 0.35 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Pemberton Clinic

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 341 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9DL
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 100 Warrington Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9AL
Distance: 0.91 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Dental Surgery

Barton and Taylor

Address: Barton and Taylor, 655 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8AG
Distance: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Barton and Taylor
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Marsh Green Library

Harrow Road, Wigan, WN50QL
Telephone:
Distance: 1.03 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Road to Marsh Green Library

Hope Community Library

2 The Grange Community Complex, Highfield Grange Avenue, Wigan, WN36GH
Telephone:
Distance: 2.12 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Road to Hope Community Library

Beech Hill Library

Buckley Street West, Wigan, WN67PQ
Telephone:
Distance: 2.2 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Road to Beech Hill Library

Wigan Library

College Avenue, Wigan, WN11NN
Telephone:
Distance: 2.33 Kilometres
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Directions from Briar Road to Wigan Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pemberton Station is 1.12 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Road 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 2.16 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Road 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 2.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Road 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

Gathurst Station is 2.88 Kilometers away

Directions from Briar Road to Gathurst

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Altrincham • Appley Bridge • Ashley • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Bolton • Burscough Bridge • Chester • Cuddington • Daisy Hill • Davenport • Deansgate • Deighton • Delamere • Dewsbury • Greenbank • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hale • Hazel Grove • Heaton Chapel • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Ince • Knutsford • Leeds • Levenshulme • Lostock Gralam • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Mobberley • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Mouldsworth • Navigation Road • New Lane • Northwich • Parbold • Plumley • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Stockport • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Walkden • Westhoughton • Wigan Wallgate • Woodsmoor

Airports

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 25.75 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Road to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 32.72 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Road to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 36.23 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Road to Blackpool International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 75.54 Kilometers away Directions from Briar Road to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 24.95 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 26.53 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 26.6 Kilometers away
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Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 27.35 Kilometers away
Directions from Briar Road to Seacombe Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briar Road is approximately 1.26 miles from the M58

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 2.23 Km Away
Directions from Briar Road to M6 J26/M58/A577
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 3.91 Km Away
Directions from Briar Road to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M58 J5/A577 - 5.6 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J27/A5209/B5250 - 5.84 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Cheethams Stores Ltd

248-250 Scot Lane, Wigan, WN5 9SX
Distance: 0.67 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Road to Cheethams Stores Ltd

Co-op Late Store

87 Norley Hall Avenue, Norley, Wigan, WN5 9LS
Distance: 0.71 Kilometres
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Aldi Stores ltd

Scot Lane, Newtown, Wigan, WN5 0TQ
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Road to Aldi Stores ltd

Poundland

Unit 6 Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH
Distance: 0.97 Kilometres
Directions from Briar Road to Poundland

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 0.86 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Wigan Pier

Country Park

Attraction Name: Orrell Water Park
Distance: 3.03 (km)
Directions from Briar Road to Orrell Water Park

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 4.64 (km)
Directions from Briar Road 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 Douglas Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wigan
The Member of Parliament is Nandy, Lisa
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006353
Ons Area Name:Wigan 014A
Average Age : 43.16
Population: 1543.00
Male Population: 794.00 (51.46%)
Female Population: 749.00 (48.54%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 28 (1.81%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson66
Burglary27
Public-order36
Violent-crime96
Vehicle-crime40
Shoplifting27
Other-theft17
Other-crime11
Drugs3
Robbery2
Possession-of-weapons4
Bicycle-theft1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briar Road

OS Reference: 356001, 405032
OS Grid Reference: SD560050
Latitude and Longitude: 53.539843483826, -2.6640007321259
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 12.9883 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briar Road

Map Number: 108
Map Name: Liverpool
Worsley Hall
Wigan
Greater Manchester
North West
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