Buchanan Road

Postcode: WN5 9SB

Buchanan 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.

Buchanan Road is located 177.5 miles North West from the centre of London, 16.4 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool, 17.73 miles West from the centre of Manchester and 26.15 miles North from the centre of Chester.

Road Name:Buchanan Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Buchanan Road

WN5 9SB
Height

Height

The Central point of Buchanan Road is approximately 34 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: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 29
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Buchanan Road

11 Buchanan Road
Sale Price: £84,000
Sale Date: 12/03/2015
19 Buchanan Road
Sale Price: £65,000
Sale Date: 30/06/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Mark's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.56 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 Buchanan Road to St Mark's CofE Primary School

Westfield Community School

Distance: 0.66 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 Buchanan Road to Westfield Community School

Marsh Green Primary School

Distance: 0.91 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 Buchanan Road to Marsh Green Primary School

St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School Wigan

Distance: 0.91 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 Buchanan Road to St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School Wigan
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: 2.69 (km)
Directions from Buchanan 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: 6.21 (km)
Directions from Buchanan 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: 8.69 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Fairfield Independent Hospital

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: 10.66 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Leigh Infirmary
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: 0.72 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Dr D'arifat & Ptnrs

Pemberton Surgery

Address: Pemberton Pcrc, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Telephone: 0844 4779459
Distance: 0.72 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Pemberton Surgery

Intrahealth Marsh Green

Address: Harrow Road, Marsh Green, Wigan, WN5 0QL
Telephone: 01942 483135
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Intrahealth Marsh Green

Copd Tier Two Service

Address: Wigan Health Centre, Boston House, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN6 7LB
Telephone: 01942 482230
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Copd Tier Two Service
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 341 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9DL
Distance: 0.64 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Dental Surgery

Pemberton Clinic

Address: Pemberton Clinic, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Distance: 0.72 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Pemberton Clinic

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 100 Warrington Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9AL
Distance: 0.88 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Dental Surgery

Barton and Taylor

Address: Barton and Taylor, 655 Ormskirk Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8AG
Distance: 1.31 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Barton and Taylor
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Marsh Green Library

Harrow Road, Wigan, WN50QL
Telephone:
Distance: 0.8 Kilometres
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Directions from Buchanan Road to Marsh Green Library

Beech Hill Library

Buckley Street West, Wigan, WN67PQ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.82 Kilometres
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Directions from Buchanan Road to Beech Hill Library

Wigan Childrens Library

The Wiend Centre, Wigan, WN11PF
Telephone:
Distance: 2.05 Kilometres
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Wigan Library

College Avenue, Wigan, WN11NN
Telephone:
Distance: 2.05 Kilometres
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Directions from Buchanan Road to Wigan Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pemberton Station is 1.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Buchanan 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 1.9 Kilometers away

Directions from Buchanan 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 1.91 Kilometers away

Directions from Buchanan 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 2.82 Kilometers away

Directions from Buchanan 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 26.13 Kilometers away Directions from Buchanan Road to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 32.73 Kilometers away Directions from Buchanan Road to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 36.16 Kilometers away Directions from Buchanan Road to Blackpool International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 25.29 Kilometers away
Directions from Buchanan Road to Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 26.89 Kilometers away
Directions from Buchanan Road to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 26.96 Kilometers away
Directions from Buchanan Road to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal
Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 27.71 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Buchanan Road is approximately 1.45 miles from the M6

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J26/M58/A577 - 2.54 Km Away
Directions from Buchanan Road to M6 J26/M58/A577
Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 4.22 Km Away
Directions from Buchanan Road to M6 J25/A49
Junction: M6 J27/A5209/B5250 - 5.63 Km Away
Directions from Buchanan Road to M6 J27/A5209/B5250
Junction: M58 J5/A577 - 5.87 Km Away
Directions from Buchanan Road to M58 J5/A577

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Cheethams Stores Ltd

248-250 Scot Lane, Wigan, WN5 9SX
Distance: 0.29 Kilometres
Directions from Buchanan Road to Cheethams Stores Ltd

Poundland

Unit 6 Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH
Distance: 0.62 Kilometres
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Aldi Stores ltd

Scot Lane, Newtown, Wigan, WN5 0TQ
Distance: 0.68 Kilometres
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Asda Hypermarket

Soho Street, Newtown, Wigan, Wigan, WN5 0XA
Distance: 0.73 Kilometres
Directions from Buchanan Road to Asda Hypermarket

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life
Distance: 0.54 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to The Way We Were Heritage Centre, Opie's Museum of Memories, Wigan Life

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wigan Pier
Distance: 1.28 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Wigan Pier

Country Park

Attraction Name: Orrell Water Park
Distance: 3.38 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Orrell Water Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Haigh Country Park
Distance: 4.68 (km)
Directions from Buchanan Road to Haigh Country 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 Douglas Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wigan
The Member of Parliament is Lisa Nandy
Details for the MP Lisa Nandy on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Lisa Nandy on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Lisa Nandy won with a majority of 16027 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 75359
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01006350
Ons Area Name:Wigan 010A
Average Age : 35.21
Population: 1823.00
Male Population: 902.00 (49.48%)
Female Population: 921.00 (50.52%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 73 (4%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime121
Vehicle-crime39
Public-order54
Drugs7
Burglary41
Shoplifting31
Criminal-damage-arson47
Other-theft15
Other-crime8
Bicycle-theft5
Theft-from-the-person1
Robbery2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Buchanan Road

OS Reference: 356228, 405341
OS Grid Reference: SD562053
Latitude and Longitude: 53.542639993741, -2.66061850729
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 12.9218 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Buchanan Road

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