Brown Street

Postcode: WN2 5TT

Brown Street is a street in the settlement of Bickershaw which is within the electoral area of Abram Ward in the administration area of Wigan District Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Brown Street is located 173.59 miles North West from the centre of London, 13.59 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 18.76 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool and 26.03 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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WN2 5TT
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Brown Street is approximately 14.1058 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 40 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Brown Street is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.44584 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Brown Street is approximately 40 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01744 - St Helens
Area Code: 01204 - Bolton
Area Code: 01925 - Warrington
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 5.4
Median Speed: 5.5
Maximum Speed: 8
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 Brown Street

4 Brown Street
Sale Price: £123,500
Sale Date: 03/11/2004
4 Brown Street
Sale Price: £56,000
Sale Date: 23/02/2001
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Bickershaw CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.78 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 128
Address: Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, WN2 4AE
Telephone: 01942866317
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brown Street to Bickershaw CofE Primary School

Three Towers Alternative Provision Academy

Distance: 1.52 Kilometers
Type: Academy Alternative Provision Sponsor Led
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 146
Address: Leyland Park House, WN2 3RX
Telephone: 01942251360
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brown Street to Three Towers Alternative Provision Academy

St John's Church of England Primary School, Abram

Distance: 1.65 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 253
Address: Simpkin Street, Abram, WN2 5QE
Telephone: 01942703465
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brown Street to St John's Church of England Primary School, Abram

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

Distance: 1.77 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 Brown Street to St John's Church of England Primary School, Hindley Green
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: 3.85 (km)
Directions from Brown Street 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
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Distance: 6.24 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Newton Community Hospital

Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 8.71 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Newton Community Hospital

BMI The Beaumont Hospital

Address: Chorley New Road, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4LA,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01204 404404
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.82 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to BMI The Beaumont Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Address: Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Telephone: 01942 663100
Distance: 0.62 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Hmp & Yoi Hindley (j/yoi)

Dr Trivedi

Address: 429a Warrington Road, Abram, Nr.wigan, WN2 5XB
Telephone: 01942 866277
Distance: 1.7 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Dr Trivedi

Cyp Minor Illness Service

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr., Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 07521 600150
Distance: 1.95 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Cyp Minor Illness Service

Dr Ahmad & Ptnrs

Address: Platt Bridge Health Ctr, Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
Telephone: 01942 482330
Distance: 1.95 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Dr Ahmad & Ptnrs
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Dept.

Address: Dental Dept., H M Prison Hindley, Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5TH
Distance: 0.62 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Dental Dept.

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 51 Atherton Road, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3EA
Distance: 2.19 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Dental Surgery

Platt Bridge Dental Practice

Address: Platt Bridge Dental Practice, 152 Walthew Lane, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5AW
Distance: 2.2 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Platt Bridge Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 2 Cross Street, Hindley, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3AT
Distance: 2.44 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Abram Library

Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 1.62 Kilometres
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Directions from Brown Street to Abram Library

Platt Bridge Community Library

Platt Bridge Community First, Rivington Avenue, Wigan, WN25NG
Telephone:
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
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Directions from Brown Street to Platt Bridge Community Library

Hindley Library

Market Street, Wigan, WN23AN
Telephone:
Distance: 2.51 Kilometres
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Directions from Brown Street to Hindley Library

Leigh Library

Turnpike Centre, Leigh, WN71EB
Telephone:
Distance: 3.74 Kilometres
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Directions from Brown Street to Leigh Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Hindley Station is 3.15 Kilometers away

Directions from Brown Street 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

Ince Station is 3.9 Kilometers away

Directions from Brown Street to Ince

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Bescar Lane • Burscough Bridge • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hag Fold • Hindley • Hoscar • Huddersfield • Kirkby (Merseyside) • Leeds • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Moorside • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • New Lane • Orrell • Parbold • Pemberton • Rainford • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Upholland • Walkden • Wigan North Western • Wigan Wallgate

Daisy Hill Station is 4.55 Kilometers away

Directions from Brown Street 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

Wigan North Western Station is 5.33 Kilometers away

Directions from Brown Street 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 25.99 Kilometers away Directions from Brown Street to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 27.21 Kilometers away Directions from Brown Street to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 42.73 Kilometers away Directions from Brown Street to Blackpool International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 71.67 Kilometers away Directions from Brown Street to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 29.9 Kilometers away
Directions from Brown Street to Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 30.7 Kilometers away
Directions from Brown Street to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 30.81 Kilometers away
Directions from Brown Street to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 31.72 Kilometers away
Directions from Brown Street to Seacombe Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Brown Street is approximately 3.31 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 6.23 Km Away
Directions from Brown Street to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 6.26 Km Away
Directions from Brown Street to M6 J24/A58
Junction: M6 J23/A580/A49 - 6.36 Km Away
Directions from Brown Street to M6 J23/A580/A49
Junction: M61 J6/A6/A6027 - 6.9 Km Away
Directions from Brown Street to M61 J6/A6/A6027

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi

641 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4SQ
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
Directions from Brown Street to Aldi

Tesco Express (5323)

672 Atherton Road, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4SQ
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
Directions from Brown Street to Tesco Express (5323)

Co-operative Food

14-16 Warrington Road, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5JA
Distance: 1.9 Kilometres
Directions from Brown Street to Co-operative Food

Spar

5-7 Borsdane Avenue, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3QN
Distance: 2.26 Kilometres
Directions from Brown Street to Spar

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre
Distance: 2.76 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Pennington Flash Country Park Visitor Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Pennington Flash Country Park
Distance: 2.96 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Pennington Flash Country Park

Motor Racing Circuit

Attraction Name: Three Sisters Racing Circuit
Distance: 3.94 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Three Sisters Racing Circuit

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Haydock Park Racecourse
Distance: 5.41 (km)
Directions from Brown Street to Haydock Park Racecourse

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 Abram Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Makerfield
The Member of Parliament is Fovargue, Yvonne
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006329
Ons Area Name:Wigan 026E
Average Age : 37.13
Population: 1290.00
Male Population: 765.00 (59.3%)
Female Population: 525.00 (40.7%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 33 (2.56%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order2
Vehicle-crime6
Violent-crime30
Burglary7
Other-crime5
Other-theft4
Criminal-damage-arson3
Drugs1
Shoplifting1
Robbery1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Brown Street

OS Reference: 362308, 402081
OS Grid Reference: SD623021
Latitude and Longitude: 53.513807577288, -2.5684703752467
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 14.1058 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Brown Street

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