Briers Brow

Postcode: PR6 8HD

Briers Brow is a street governed by Wheelton Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Wheelton and Withnell Ward in the administration area of Chorley District Council within Lancashire County Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Briers Brow is located 183.66 miles North West from the centre of London, 20.19 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 25.17 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 26.43 miles South from the centre of Lancaster.

Road Name:Briers Brow
Road Type:unclassified
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PR6 8HD
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Briers Brow is approximately 8.43959 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 148 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Briers Brow is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.2997 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Briers Brow is approximately 148 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

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

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 2.8
Median Speed: 2.3
Maximum Speed: 5.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 13
water

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Briers Brow

9 Briers Brow
Sale Price: £770,000
Sale Date: 12/07/2016
Briars House Briers Brow
Sale Price: £375,000
Sale Date: 15/04/2010
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Chad's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 1.22 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 136
Address: South Hill, Blackburn Road, PR6 8LL
Telephone: 01257264480
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briers Brow to St Chad's Catholic Primary School

Brinscall St John's CofE and Methodist Primary School

Distance: 1.4 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 208
Address: School Lane, Brinscall, PR6 8PT
Telephone: 01254830700
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briers Brow to Brinscall St John's CofE and Methodist Primary School

Withnell Fold Primary School

Distance: 1.94 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 95
Address: Withnell Fold, Withnell, PR6 8BA
Telephone: 01254830437
Website: Visit School Website
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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Withnell

Distance: 2.58 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 76
Address: Bury Lane, Withnell, PR6 8SD
Telephone: 01254830400
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Briers Brow to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Withnell
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 3.51 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Euxton Hall Hospital

Address: Wigan Road, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6DY,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01257 276261
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Distance: 6.04 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Euxton Hall Hospital

BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 7AE,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01254 507607
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Distance: 9.41 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow 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: 10.12 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Royal Blackburn Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Withnell Health Centre

Address: Withnell Health Centre, Railway Road, Withnell, Nr.chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8UA
Telephone: 01254 282630
Distance: 2.57 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Withnell Health Centre

Whittle Surgery

Address: Whittle Surgery, 199 Preston Road, Whittle-le-woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 7PS
Telephone: 01257 262383
Distance: 3.03 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Whittle Surgery

Eaves Lane Surgery

Address: 311 Eaves Lane, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 0DR
Telephone: 01257 272904
Distance: 3.27 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Eaves Lane Surgery

Gtd Healthcare Chorley Ooh

Address: Chorley&south Ribble Hosp, Preston Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1PP
Telephone: 0161 3373465
Distance: 3.47 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Gtd Healthcare Chorley Ooh
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 207 Preston Road, Whittle Le Woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 7PS
Distance: 3.03 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery (preston Rd)

Address: 207 Preston Road, Whittle-le-woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 7PS
Distance: 3.03 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Chorley General Hospital, Preston Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1PP
Distance: 3.47 (km)
Directions from Briers Brow to Dental Surgery

The Oaks

Address: The Oaks, 69 Preston Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1PL
Distance: 3.48 (km)
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Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Clayton Green Library

Library Road, Clayton Green Clayton-Le-Woods, Chorley, PR67EN
Telephone: 01772 321820
Distance: 4.02 Kilometres
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Chorley Library

Union Street, Lancs, PR71EB
Telephone: 01257 277 222
Distance: 4.16 Kilometres
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Euxton Library

St Marys Gate, Euxton, Chorley, PR76AH
Telephone: 01257 265430
Distance: 5.75 Kilometres
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Gregson Lane Trailer Library

Community Centre Car Park, Gregson Lane, Preston, PR50DP
Telephone: 01772 321820
Distance: 5.77 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chorley Station is 4.23 Kilometers away

Directions from Briers Brow to Chorley

Chorley station is operated by Northern in the Chorley area on the Deansgate - Euxton Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Adlington (Lancashire) • Arnside • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Barrow-In-Furness • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Buckshaw Parkway • Burneside • Burnley Manchester Road • Buxton • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Castleton • Chapel-En-Le-Frith • Dalton • Davenport • Deansgate • Disley • Dove Holes • East Didsbury • Furness Vale • Gatley • Grange-Over-Sands • Greenfield • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Horwich Parkway • Huddersfield • Kendal • Kents Bank • Kirkham & Wesham • Lancaster • Layton • Levenshulme • Leyland • Littleborough • Lostock • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Middlewood • Mills Hill • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Mills Newtown • Oxenholme Lake District • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rochdale • Roose • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Staveley (Cumbria) • Stockport • Todmorden • Ulverston • Walsden • Whaley Bridge • Windermere • Woodsmoor

Buckshaw Parkway Station is 4.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Briers Brow to Buckshaw Parkway

Buckshaw Parkway station is operated by Northern in the Chorley area on the Deansgate - Euxton Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Adlington (Lancashire) • Arnside • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Barrow-In-Furness • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Blackrod • Bolton • Burneside • Burnley Manchester Road • Buxton • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Castleton • Chapel-En-Le-Frith • Chorley • Dalton • Davenport • Deansgate • Disley • Dove Holes • East Didsbury • Furness Vale • Gatley • Grange-Over-Sands • Greenfield • Hazel Grove • Heald Green • Heaton Chapel • Horwich Parkway • Huddersfield • Kendal • Kents Bank • Kirkham & Wesham • Lancaster • Layton • Levenshulme • Leyland • Littleborough • Lostock • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Middlewood • Mills Hill • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • New Mills Newtown • Oxenholme Lake District • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rochdale • Roose • Rose Grove • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Stalybridge • Staveley (Cumbria) • Stockport • Todmorden • Ulverston • Walsden • Whaley Bridge • Windermere • Woodsmoor

Euxton Balshaw Lane Station is 5.83 Kilometers away

Directions from Briers Brow to Euxton Balshaw Lane

Euxton Balshaw Lane station is operated by Northern in the Chorley area on the Crewe - Preston stretch of line.

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

Pleasington Station is 6.05 Kilometers away

Directions from Briers Brow 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Blackpool International Airport is 31.2 Kilometers away Directions from Briers Brow to Blackpool International Airport
Manchester Airport is 41.79 Kilometers away Directions from Briers Brow to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 42.28 Kilometers away Directions from Briers Brow to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 64.61 Kilometers away Directions from Briers Brow to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 37.82 Kilometers away
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Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 38.17 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 38.23 Kilometers away
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Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 40.92 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Briers Brow is approximately 0.84 miles from the M61

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M61 J8/A6/A674 - 2.64 Km Away
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Junction: M65 J3/A674/A675 - 3.98 Km Away
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Junction: M61 J9/M65 J2 - 4.37 Km Away
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Junction: M6 J29/M65 J1/A6 - 5.6 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Foodstore Ltd

Aldi Foodstore, Harpers Lane, Chorley, PR6 0HU
Distance: 3.19 Kilometres
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Costcutter

Cost Cutter, 94 - 96 Harpers Lane, Chorley, PR6 0HU
Distance: 3.19 Kilometres
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Spar

303 Eaves Lane, Chorley, PR6 0DR
Distance: 3.27 Kilometres
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Asda

Water Street, Chorley, PR7 1EX
Distance: 3.68 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Hall
Distance: 4.31 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Astley Hall
Distance: 4.34 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Cuerden Valley Park
Distance: 4.65 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Hoghton Tower
Distance: 5.24 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Chorley District
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Civic Offices
Union Street
Chorley
Lancashire
PR7 1AL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01257 515 151
County Council: Lancashire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Wheelton and Withnell Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Chorley
The Member of Parliament is Hoyle, Lindsay
Within the area of Wheelton Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01024979
Ons Area Name:Chorley 002C
Average Age : 43.83
Population: 1382.00
Male Population: 665.00 (48.12%)
Female Population: 717.00 (51.88%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 7 (0.51%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary2
Public-order1
Violent-crime3
Criminal-damage-arson1
Other-theft2
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Briers Brow

OS Reference: 360880, 421128
OS Grid Reference: SD609211
Latitude and Longitude: 53.68491354216, -2.5923967825328
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 8.43959 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Briers Brow

Map Number: 103
Map Name: Blackburn & Burnley
Windy Harbour
Lancashire
North West
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