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Forster Street in Golborne

Forster Street is a Street in the Greater Manchester town of Golborne and measures approximately 33 metres long.

There are 14 other streets named Forster Street in Great Britain.

Forster Street is within the area of Wigan District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax .

Forster Street has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 44104418 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Forster Street is roughly 41.37 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 41.40 and the lowest point being 41.30. A change of 0.10 metres.

Forster Street is located within the county of Greater Manchester which is in the North West (England) region of the UK. 172.62 miles North West from the centre of London, 14.79 miles West from the centre of Manchester, 16.62 miles East from the centre of Liverpool and 23.3 miles North East from the centre of Chester.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Forster Street

Sunrise04:40
Sunset21:42

Latest Weather Conditions for Forster Street

Observed at Weather Station:Rostherne No 2 20 June 2021 at 10:00 (12.35 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:13.8°C (73.1%)
Wind Direction and Speed:E (8 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Forster Street Golborne

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Haydock Park M6 J23
Address:Yew Tree Way
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2: Name:Premier Inn Haydock
Address:Yew Tree Way
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3: Name:Travelodge Warrington Lowton
Address:322 Newton Rd, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 1HD
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4: Name:Travelodge Haydock St. Helens
Address:Piele Rd, Haydock, Saint Helens, WA11 9TL
Telephone:0871 984 6145 Learn More
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5: Name:Holiday Inn Express Leigh - Sports Village
Address:Sale Way
Telephone: Learn More
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Greater Manchester
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Forster Street above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
41.3741.3041.400.10

Frequently asked Questions for Forster Street

What Council (Local Authority) is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the local authority area of Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the ward of Golborne and Lowton West.

What County is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester.

What Constituency is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the constituency of Leigh.

What Part of the UK is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the North West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the Greater Manchester Council area.

What Police Force area is Forster Street in?

Forster Street is located within the Greater Manchester Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Forster Street

Road NameJunction Type
Bank Streetjunction
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Location Details

Forster Street
Map showing the location of Forster Street
Latitude53.480046
Longitude-2.602540
OS Easting (X):360017
OS Northing (Y):398343
OS Grid Reference:SJ600983

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Forster Street

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00031538
ONS Area NameWhite Professionals
Average Age36.33
Area Population1731.00
Male Population896.00 (52%)
Female Population835.00 (48%)
Benefit Claimants43 (2%)
LSOA Code:E01006228
LSOA Name:Wigan 038B
SOA Code:5b
SOA Name:Aspiring urban households
MSOA Code:E02001324
MSOA Name:Wigan 038
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Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Golborne
Edge Green Lane, Warrington, WA3 3SP
01942 723231
Distance: 0.12 Miles
Directions from Forster Street to Asda Golborne
Tesco Ashton-in-makerfield Esso Express
Bolton Rd, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8PF
0345 026 9395
Distance: 1.4 Miles
Directions from Forster Street to Tesco Ashton-in-makerfield Esso Express
Iceland Ashton In Makerfield Wh
Unit 10, The Gerard Centre, Wigan, WN4 9AG
01942719610
Distance: 1.48 Miles
Directions from Forster Street to Iceland Ashton In Makerfield Wh
Tesco Newton-le-willows Superstore
Earle St, Earlestown, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 9LN
0345 677 9838
Distance: 2.54 Miles
Directions from Forster Street to Tesco Newton-le-willows Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01942 - Wigan
Area Code: 01744 - St Helens
Area Code: 01925 - Warrington
Area Code: 01695 - Skelmersdale

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1YN
Telephone Number: 01942 244 991
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Leigh
The Member of Parliament is James Grundy
Details for the MP James Grundy on parliament.uk
Details for the MP James Grundy on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election James Grundy won with a majority of 1,965 the result was Con gain from Lab Coop. The total electorate was 77,417
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Golborne and Lowton West Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearest Car Parks

Bank Street Car Park
Bank Street, Golborne, Greater Manchester
Golborne
WA3 3GX
Distance: 0.19 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01942488280
Operated by: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
Tanner's Lane Car Park
Tanner's Lane, Golborne, Greater Manchester
Golborne
WA3 3AE
Distance: 0.37 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01942488280
Operated by: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
School Street Car Park
School Street, Golborne, Greater Manchester
Golborne
WA3 3BD
Distance: 0.49 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01942488280
Operated by: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
Church Lane Car Park
Church Lane, Lowton, Greater Manchester
Lowton
WA3 2RZ
Distance: 0.98 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
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Nearest Schools

Golborne Community Primary School
Distance: 0.26 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/06/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Address: Golborne Community Primary School, Talbot Street, Golborne, WA3 3NN
Head: Mr Andrew Hunt (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Forster Street to Golborne Community Primary School
St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School
Distance: 0.36 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 09/12/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 207
Address: St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School, Church Street, Golborne, WA3 3TH
Head: Mrs Joanne Woods (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Forster Street to St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School
All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan
Distance: 0.46 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 04/03/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 248
Address: All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan, Hazel Grove, Golborne, WA3 3LU
Head: Mrs W Hughes (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Forster Street to All Saints Catholic Primary School, Golborne, Wigan
Golborne High School
Distance: 0.63 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 18/06/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 905
Address: Golborne High School, Lowton Road, Golborne, WA3 3EL
Head: Mrs Alison Gormally (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Forster Street to Golborne High School

Nearest Hospitals

Ashwood Court Independent Hospital
Address: Woodford Avenue, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 2RB,
NHS Sector
Making Space
Distance: 1.22 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Ashwood Court Independent Hospital
Pds Medical - Pall Mall Hospital
Address: 1 Belvedere Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 0JJ,
NHS Sector
Pds Medical Ltd
Distance: 2.16 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Pds Medical - Pall Mall Hospital
Newton Community Hospital
Address: Bradlegh Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 8RB,
Independent Sector
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.71 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Newton Community Hospital
Leigh Infirmary
Address: The Avenue, Leigh, WN7 1HS,
NHS Sector
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01942 244000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.08 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Leigh Infirmary

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Forster Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Forster Street
0.32 High Street (dental Surgery) 107-109 High Street, Golbourne WA3 3BZ
0.94 Lowton Dental Practice 7 Stone Cross Lane North, Lowton WA3 2SA
1.28 Church Lane Dental Practice Woodgate, 71a Church Lane, Lowton WA3 2QZ
1.60 Dental Surgery 23 Bryn Street, Ashton-in-makerfield WN4 9AX
1.71 Dental Surgery 62-64 High Street WA12 9SH

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Forster Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Forster Street
0.30 Dr Anis & Anis Kid Glove Road, Golborne WA3 3GS tel:01942 481600
0.30 Dr Pal Golborne Health Centre, Kidglove Road, Golborne WA3 3GS tel:01942 481620
0.30 Shahbazi Ss Kid Glove Road, Golborne WA3 3GS tel:01942 481638
0.30 Dr Alistair Partnership (golborne) Kid Glove House, Kid Glove Road, Golborne WA3 3GS
1.11 Slag Lane Mc 216 Slag Lane, Lowton WA3 2EZ tel:01942 715200

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Forster Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Forster Street
0.16 Asda Pharmacy Edge Green Lane, Golborne WA3 3SP tel:01925 625810
0.31 Golborne Late Night Chemist 98 High Street, Golborne WA3 3DA tel:01942 714014
0.34 Well 97-99 High Street, Golborne WA3 3BU tel:01942 726054
1.15 Cohens Chemist 36 Braithwaite Road, Lowton WA3 2HY tel:01942 714511
1.47 Boots The Chemist The Gerard Centre, Gerard Street, Ashton-in-makerfield WN4 9AN tel:01942 719573

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Forster Street

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Forster Street
0.30 Simply Eyes 24 Heath Street, Golborne WA3 3AD
1.11 J.w Caldicott Opticians 220b Slag Lane, Lowton WA3 2EZ
1.47 The Makerfield Eye Centre 1 The Gerard Centre, Gerrard Street, Ashton-in-makerfield WN4 9AN
1.49 Bowen & Leeming (ashton) 49 Gerard Street, Ashton-in-makerfield WN4 9AG
1.57 Scrivens Opticians (ashton In Makersfield) 6-8 Garswood Street, Ashton-in-makerfield WN4 9AF

Nearest Libraries

Golborne Library
Tanners Lane, Wigan, WA33AW
Telephone:
Distance: 0.39 Miles
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Directions from Forster Street to Golborne Library
Ashton Library
Wigan Road, Wigan, WN49BH
Telephone:
Distance: 1.68 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Forster Street to Ashton Library
Newton-le-Willows Library
Crow Lane East, Newton-Le-Willows, WA129TU
Telephone: 01744 677885
Distance: 2.18 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Forster Street to Newton-le-Willows Library
Abram Library
Vicarage Road, Wigan, WN25QX
Telephone:
Distance: 2.34 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Forster Street to Abram Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Newton-le-Willows Station is 1.92 miles away.

Address: Newton-le-Willows station, Southworth Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12 9SF

Newton-le-Willows is situated on the Liverpool to Manchester (north) lines|West Coast Main Line and is managed by Northern.

Newton-le-Willows Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Forster Street to Newton-le-Willows Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Broad Green00:26:00
Chester00:41:00
Colwyn Bay01:29:00
Darlington02:09:00
Durham02:25:00
Earlestown00:03:00
East Didsbury00:40:00
Eccles (Manchester)00:13:00
Edinburgh04:13:00
Frodsham00:23:30
Helsby00:28:00
Huddersfield00:49:00
Huyton00:21:00
Lea Green00:09:00
Leeds01:11:00
Liverpool Lime Street00:37:00
Llandudno Junction01:36:00
Manchester Airport01:00:00
Manchester Oxford Road00:24:00
Manchester Piccadilly00:28:00
Manchester Victoria00:20:00
Morpeth02:54:00
Newcastle02:40:00
Patricroft00:11:00
Prestatyn01:09:00
Rainhill00:13:00
Rhyl01:15:00
Roby00:23:00
Runcorn East00:19:00
St Helens Junction00:06:00
Warrington Bank Quay00:12:00
Wavertree Technology Park00:29:00
Whiston00:16:00
York01:40:00

Bryn Station is 2.31 miles away.

Address: Bryn station, Wigan Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 0AR

Bryn is situated on the Liverpool to Wigan Line and is managed by Northern.

Bryn Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Forster Street to Bryn Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Blackpool North00:53:00
Broad Green00:31:00
Eccleston Park00:17:00
Edge Hill00:37:00
Euxton Balshaw Lane00:16:00
Garswood00:04:00
Huyton00:25:00
Kirkham & Wesham00:39:00
Leyland00:21:00
Liverpool Lime Street00:42:00
Poulton-le-Fylde00:47:00
Prescot00:19:00
Preston (Lancs)00:30:00
Roby00:28:00
St Helens Central00:11:00
Thatto Heath00:14:30
Wavertree Technology Park00:34:00
Wigan North Western00:07:00

Earlestown Station is 2.46 miles away.

Address: Earlestown station, Railway View, Earlestown, Merseyside, WA12 9AU

Earlestown is situated on the Liverpool to Manchester (north) lines and is managed by Northern.

Earlestown Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Forster Street to Earlestown Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abergele & Pensarn01:18:00
Alderley Edge01:21:00
Bradford Interchange01:27:00
Bramley (West Yorkshire)01:39:00
Broad Green00:24:00
Burnage00:40:00
Chester00:38:00
Colwyn Bay01:26:00
Crewe01:44:00
Deansgate00:24:00
Deganwy01:37:00
East Didsbury00:42:30
Eccles (Manchester)00:16:00
Edge Hill00:30:00
Flint00:53:00
Frodsham00:20:00
Gatley00:46:00
Halifax01:11:00
Heald Green00:49:00
Hebden Bridge00:56:00
Helsby00:24:00
Holmes Chapel01:30:00
Huyton00:19:00
Lea Green00:07:00
Leeds01:46:00
Liverpool Lime Street00:36:00
Llandudno01:43:00
Llandudno Junction01:33:00
Low Moor01:17:00
Manchester Airport01:03:00
Manchester Oxford Road00:26:30
Manchester Piccadilly00:31:00
Manchester Victoria00:26:00
Mauldeth Road00:38:00
Mytholmroyd00:59:00
New Pudsey01:36:00
Newton-le-Willows00:03:00
Patricroft00:14:00
Prestatyn01:06:00
Rainhill00:11:00
Rhyl01:12:00
Roby00:21:00
Rochdale00:39:00
Runcorn East00:16:00
Sandbach01:35:00
Shotton00:47:00
Sowerby Bridge01:04:00
St Helens Junction00:04:00
Styal01:09:00
Todmorden00:49:00
Warrington Bank Quay00:09:00
Wavertree Technology Park00:27:00
Whiston00:14:00
Wilmslow01:13:30

Garswood Station is 2.92 miles away.

Address: Garswood station, Station Road, Garswood, Lancashire, WN4 0SA

Garswood is situated on the Liverpool to Wigan Line and is managed by Northern.

Garswood Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Forster Street to Garswood Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Blackpool North00:56:00
Broad Green00:27:00
Bryn00:03:00
Eccleston Park00:13:00
Edge Hill00:34:00
Euxton Balshaw Lane00:19:00
Huyton00:21:00
Kirkham & Wesham00:42:00
Leyland00:24:00
Liverpool Lime Street00:38:00
Poulton-le-Fylde00:50:00
Prescot00:16:00
Preston (Lancs)00:33:00
Roby00:24:00
St Helens Central00:07:00
Thatto Heath00:11:00
Wavertree Technology Park00:30:00
Wigan North Western00:10:00

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 14.32 miles away Directions from Forster Street to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 15.88 miles away Directions from Forster Street to Manchester Airport
Blackpool International Airport is 27.34 miles away Directions from Forster Street to Blackpool International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 47.01 miles away Directions from Forster Street to Leeds Bradford International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle is 16.8 miles away

Directions from Forster Street to Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle

Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 17.02 miles away

Directions from Forster Street to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal

Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 17.09 miles away

Directions from Forster Street to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal

Seacombe Ferry Terminal is 17.71 miles away

Directions from Forster Street to Seacombe Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M6 J23/A580/A49 - 1.42 Miles Away

Directions from Forster Street to M6 J23/A580/A49

Junction: M6 J24/A58 - 2.11 Miles Away

Directions from Forster Street to M6 J24/A58

Junction: M6 J22/A49/A579 - 2.87 Miles Away

Directions from Forster Street to M6 J22/A49/A579

Junction: M6 J25/A49 - 3.02 Miles Away

Directions from Forster Street to M6 J25/A49

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: The Old Smithy & Heritage Centre
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.06 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to The Old Smithy & Heritage Centre
Attraction Name: Horwich Heritage Centre
Visitor Centres
Distance: 8.65 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Horwich Heritage Centre
Attraction Name: Bolton Steam Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 9.45 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Bolton Steam Museum
Attraction Name: Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 9.74 (miles)
Directions from Forster Street to Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive
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