Gorse Road

Postcode: BB2 6LZ

Gorse Road is a street in the settlement of Blackburn which is within the electoral area of Corporation Park Ward in the administration area of Blackburn with Darwen Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Gorse Road is located 185.27 miles North West from the centre of London, 21.53 miles North West from the centre of Manchester, 23.82 miles South East from the centre of Lancaster and 30.76 miles North East from the centre of Liverpool.

Road Name:Gorse Road
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Gorse Road

BB2 6LZ
BB2 6LY
Height

Height

The Central point of Gorse Road is approximately 139 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

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

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 16.2
Median Speed: 10.5
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 19
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Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Gorse Road

18 Gorse Road
Sale Price: £290,000
Sale Date: 16/06/2017
40 Gorse Road
Sale Price: £170,000
Sale Date: 25/01/2017
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Wensley Fold CofE Primary Academy

Distance: 0.15 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 364
Address: Manor Road, BB2 6LX
Telephone: 01254667449
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Gorse Road to Wensley Fold CofE Primary Academy

St Silas's CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.5 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 413
Address: St Silas Road, BB2 6JP
Telephone: 01254698447
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Gorse Road to St Silas's CofE Primary School

The Olive School Blackburn

Distance: 0.6 Kilometers
Type: Free School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 421
Address: Meins Road, BB2 6QQ
Telephone: 0125454070
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Gorse Road to The Olive School Blackburn

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn

Distance: 0.64 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 185
Address: Lynwood Road, BB2 6HQ
Telephone: 0125454851
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Gorse Road to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

BMI The Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 7AE,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01254 507607
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Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road 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: 3.07 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Royal Blackburn Hospital

Accrington Victoria Hospital

Address: Hayward Road,
NHS Sector
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Distance: 9.42 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Accrington Victoria Hospital

Ribbleton Hospital

Address: Miller Road, Ribbleton, Preston, PR2 6LS,
NHS Sector
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01772 401600
Distance: 10.09 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Ribbleton Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Limefield Surgery

Address: 293 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PL
Telephone: 01254 617630
Distance: 0.37 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Limefield Surgery

Springfield Sub Acute Rehab Unit

Address: Springfield Care Home, Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PS
Telephone: 01254 263668
Distance: 0.4 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Springfield Sub Acute Rehab Unit

Dr a Calow's Practice

Address: Redlam Surgery, 62-64 Redlam, Blackburn, BB2 1UW
Telephone: 01254 260051
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Dr a Calow's Practice

Bmi Beardwood Hospital

Address: Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7AE
Telephone: 01254 507607
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Bmi Beardwood Hospital
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Netherwood Dental Surgery

Address: Netherwood Dental Surgery, 281 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6PL
Distance: 0.37 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Netherwood Dental Surgery

Limefield Dental Surgery

Address: Limefield Dental Surgery, 2 Limefield, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6BS
Distance: 0.54 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Limefield Dental Surgery

Lees and Austin Dental Surgery

Address: Lees and Austin Dental Surgery, 109 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6BJ
Distance: 0.87 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Lees and Austin Dental Surgery

Bank View Dental Practice

Address: Bank View Dental Practice, 57 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6AY
Distance: 1.2 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Bank View Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Blackburn Central Library

Town Hall Street, Blackburn, BB21AG
Telephone: 01254 661221
Distance: 1.58 Kilometres
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Directions from Gorse Road to Blackburn Central Library

Mill Hill Library

Mill Hill Community Centre, New Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB24DT
Telephone: 01254 266380
Distance: 1.65 Kilometres
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Directions from Gorse Road to Mill Hill Library

Livesey Library

Cherry Tree Lane, Blackburn, BB25NX
Telephone: 01254 209442
Distance: 2.4 Kilometres
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Directions from Gorse Road to Livesey Library

Mellor Library

St Mary's Gardens, Mellor, Ribble Valley, BB27JW
Telephone: 01254 812 821
Distance: 2.93 Kilometres
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Directions from Gorse Road to Mellor Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Mill Hill (Lancashire) Station is 1.52 Kilometers away

Directions from Gorse Road to Mill Hill (Lancashire)

Mill Hill (Lancashire) 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 • Moss Side • Nelson • New Pudsey • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Cherry Tree Station is 1.84 Kilometers away

Directions from Gorse Road to Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree 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 • 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 • Pleasington • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Rishton • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea • York

Pleasington Station is 3.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Gorse Road 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

Rishton Station is 6.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Gorse Road to Rishton

Rishton station is operated by Northern in the Hyndburn area on the Roses Line and Branches stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Accrington • Ansdell & Fairhaven • Bamber Bridge • Blackburn • Blackpool Pleasure Beach • Blackpool South • Brierfield • Burnley Barracks • Burnley Central • Cherry Tree • Church & Oswaldtwistle • Colne • Hapton • Huncoat • Kirkham & Wesham • Lostock Hall • Lytham • Mill Hill (Lancashire) • Moss Side • Nelson • Pleasington • Preston • Rose Grove • Salwick • Squires Gate • St.Annes-On-The-Sea

Airports

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 45.78 Kilometers away Directions from Gorse Road to Manchester Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 51.04 Kilometers away Directions from Gorse Road to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing is 37.73 Kilometers away
Directions from Gorse Road to Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing
Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing is 38.18 Kilometers away
Directions from Gorse Road to Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing
Heysham Ferry Terminal is 41.26 Kilometers away
Directions from Gorse Road to Heysham Ferry Terminal
Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 47.15 Kilometers away
Directions from Gorse Road to Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Gorse Road is approximately 2.48 miles from the M65

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M65 J4/A666 - 4.06 Km Away
Directions from Gorse Road to M65 J4/A666
Junction: M65 J6/A678/A6119 - 4.45 Km Away
Directions from Gorse Road to M65 J6/A678/A6119
Junction: M65 J5/A6077/B6232 - 4.88 Km Away
Directions from Gorse Road to M65 J5/A6077/B6232
Junction: M65 J3/A674/A675 - 5.05 Km Away
Directions from Gorse Road to M65 J3/A674/A675

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Hannah Alam Superstore

207a Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BS
Distance: 0.53 Kilometres
Directions from Gorse Road to Hannah Alam Superstore

New Bank Road Post Office

207a Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BS23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW
Distance: 0.56 Kilometres
Directions from Gorse Road to New Bank Road Post Office

One Stop

207a Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BS23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW32-34 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW
Distance: 0.56 Kilometres
Directions from Gorse Road to One Stop

Tesco Express

207a Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BS23 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW32-34 New Bank Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JW79a Bank Top, Blackburn, BB2 1TN
Distance: 0.97 Kilometres
Directions from Gorse Road to Tesco Express

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Witton Park Country Park
Distance: 0.45 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Witton Park Country Park

Museum

Attraction Name: Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Distance: 0.96 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Lewis Textile Museum & Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Blackburn Cathedral
Distance: 1.65 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Blackburn Cathedral

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Pleasington Nature Reserve
Distance: 2.21 (km)
Directions from Gorse Road to Pleasington Nature Reserve

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Blackburn with Darwen
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King William Street
Town Hall
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7DY
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01254 585 585
Within the electoral area of Corporation Park Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blackburn
The Member of Parliament is Kate Hollern
Details for the MP Kate Hollern on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Kate Hollern won with a majority of 20368 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 70664
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01012585
Ons Area Name:Blackburn with Darwen 005A
Average Age : 38.85
Population: 1633.00
Male Population: 799.00 (48.93%)
Female Population: 834.00 (51.07%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 29 (1.78%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Email Police
Telephone: 01254 505679
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime67
Robbery1
Drugs4
Shoplifting8
Public-order10
Possession-of-weapons3
Other-theft23
Vehicle-crime14
Theft-from-the-person4
Burglary19
Criminal-damage-arson23
Bicycle-theft1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location detailsLocation Details for Gorse Road
Name of Road: Gorse Road
OS Reference: 366529, 428131
OS Grid Reference: SD665281
Latitude and Longitude: 53.748254491, -2.50761493782
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 10.0326 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Gorse Road

Map Number: 103
Map Name: Blackburn & Burnley
Wensley Fold
Blackburn with Darwen
North West
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