Area Information for Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB

Cross Barn Walk in Darwen is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Darwen South ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Rossendale and Darwen. This page combines information for the address Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BB3 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Blackburn with Darwen
Ward Darwen South
Constituency Rossendale and Darwen
Region North West
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB:

Highfield Mews, Darwen, BB3 2DG
Ratcliffe Street, Darwen, BB3 2BZ
Pine Street, Darwen, BB3 2DB
St Johns Avenue, Darwen, BB3 2BR
Highfield Street, Darwen, BB3 2DD
Ratcliffe Street, Darwen, BB3 2DF

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BB3 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Cross Barn Walk, Darwen consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 2
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 9
Flat (Purpose-Built) 71
Flat (Converted) 2
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 86
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Cross Barn Walk, Darwen contains a higher than average level of social housing - 85% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3
Owned with Mortgage 6
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 71
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rent Free 2
Total 84

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 65
Two People 15
Three People 4
Four People 0
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 84

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 7
C2 - Skilled manual workers 12
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 17
Total 40

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Rossendale and Darwen constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.

Male 48
Female 59
Total 107

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around BB3 2BB has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 50% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.

This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.

Age Groups
0-4 4
5-7 2
8-9 0
10-14 0
15 0
16-17 0
18-19 2
20-24 1
25-29 3
30-44 9
45-59 21
60-64 11
65-74 26
75-84 21
85-89 3
90+ 4
Total 107

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of BB3 2BB the number widowed residents is high - 21% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 22
Married 27
Divorced 22
Separated 6
Widowed 23
Same Sex 1
Total 101

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

However, this area of the Darwen South ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (41%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Very Good 15
Good 29
Fair 38
Bad 18
Very Bad 7
Total 107

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Cross Barn Walk and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 62% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 7
Apprenticeship 3
2+ A Levels 4
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 7
1-4 GCSEs 11
No GCSEs 63
Other 6
Total 101

Ethnic Group Embed This

Cross Barn Walk, Darwen can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being exclusively so.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 107
Total 107

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 100
Wales 0
Scotland 5
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 1
Other 0
Total 107

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to BB3 2BB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 71
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 36

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian 85
No Religion 12
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 9
Total 107

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Darwen South ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 44% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 13
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 7
Self Employed 2
Unemployed 2
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 0
Retired 32
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 14
Other 1
Total 73

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 4
Accommodation and Food 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 3
HealthInc. Social Work 5
Total 22

Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB is within the Marsh House & Whitehall policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Cross Barn Walk
Neighbourhood Team Address Marsh House & Whitehall
St Johns Court
Ainsworth St
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Below are the details of the closest services to BB3 2BB. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for BB3 2BB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest railway station is Darwen, approximately 790 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Darwen 790 yards
Entwistle 3.1 miles
Mill Hill (Lancs) 3.4 miles
Cherry Tree 3.7 miles
Blackburn 3.8 miles
Pleasington 4.4 miles
Church & Oswaldtwistle 4.9 miles
Rishton 5.2 miles
Accrington 5.6 miles
Bromley Cross 5.8 miles
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire 6.1 miles
Hall i' th' Wood 6.8 miles
Huncoat 7.1 miles
Chorley 7.4 miles
Langho 7.8 miles
Adlington (Lancs) 8.1 miles
Bolton 8.3 miles
Blackrod 8.3 miles
Buckshaw Parkway 8.4 miles
Lostock 8.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Darwen St Peter's Church of England Primary School, approximately 230 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Darwen St Peter's Church of England Primary School 230 yards
Sudell Primary School 540 yards
Holy Trinity VC School 800 yards
St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Darwen 860 yards
Darwen St James CofE Primary Academy 0.6 miles
Ashleigh Primary School 0.8 miles
Darwen, St Barnabas CofE Primary Academy 0.9 miles
Avondale Primary School 1.1 miles
Hoddlesden St Paul's Church of England Primary School 1.2 miles
St Cuthbert's Church of England Primary School 1.4 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Darwen Aldridge Community Academy, approximately 340 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Darwen Aldridge Community Academy 340 yards
Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio 0.5 miles
Darwen Vale High School 1.6 miles
Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School 3 miles
Blackburn Central High School 3.2 miles
St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn 3.4 miles
Our Lady and St John Catholic College 3.4 miles
Al Islah Girls' High School 3.6 miles  
St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy 3.7 miles
Witton Park Academy 4 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Spring-Fenisco Healthlink, approximately 580 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Darwen Dental Care, approximately 650 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Royal Blackburn Hospital, approximately 3 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Cross Barn Walk, Darwen, BB3 2BB. The nearest is Susan Hilton Opticians, approximately 580 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Susan Hilton Opticians 580 yards
Darwen Eye Centre 650 yards
Eyeful Tower 0.7 miles
K N Johnson Opticians 0.7 miles
Univision Eye Centre 3.6 miles
E C Tyrrell Partnership 3.8 miles
Specsavers Opticians 3.9 miles
Specsavers Opticians 4 miles
Spectacle Factory Shop Ltd 4 miles
Boots-Blackburn 4 miles

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.

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Broadband in BB3 2BB

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Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 15 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 38.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 150Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10.6Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%

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