Area Information for South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL

South Drive in Bolton is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Bradshaw ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bolton North East. This page combines information for the address South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BL2 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.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for BL2 3NL.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Bolton
Ward Bradshaw
Constituency Bolton North East
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 South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL:

Hawkstone Close, Bolton, BL2 3NY
Hazelwood Avenue, Bolton, BL2 3NR
Carlton Close, Bolton, BL2 3NP
Ferndown Road, Bolton, BL2 3NW
Ferndown Road, Bolton, BL2 3NN
Dewhurst Road, Bolton, BL2 3NE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BL2 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL 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

We have found 49 property sales in South Drive since the beginning of 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 38
Semi-Detached 51
Terraced 30
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 120
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 63
Owned with Mortgage 50
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 0
Total 119

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 34
Two People 46
Three People 19
Four People 15
Five People 5
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 119

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 12
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 33
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 12
Total 75

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 Bolton North East constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 126
Female 142
Total 268

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 14
5-7 8
8-9 8
10-14 16
15 1
16-17 3
18-19 6
20-24 7
25-29 9
30-44 49
45-59 51
60-64 31
65-74 38
75-84 21
85-89 5
90+ 1
Total 268

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BL2 3NL does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

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 39
Married 124
Divorced 27
Separated 10
Widowed 19
Same Sex 2
Total 221

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.

Health
Very Good 110
Good 108
Fair 35
Bad 11
Very Bad 4
Total 268

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

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

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 49
Apprenticeship 18
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 32
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 35
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 25
No GCSEs or Equivalent 53
Other 9
Total 221

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (South Drive, Bolton) 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 95% 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 255
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Indian 4
Chinese 1
Black African 2
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 1
Total 268

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 249
Wales 2
Scotland 6
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 4
Other 6
Total 268

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 BL2 3NL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 231
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 3
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 35

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.

Religion
Christian 207
No Religion 37
Buddhist 0
Hindu 4
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 19
Total 268

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Bradshaw ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 27% 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 75
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 32
Self Employed 12
Unemployed 0
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 52
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 2
Total 194

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 16
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 25
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 12
HealthInc. Social Work 17
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 123

South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL is within the Bradshaw policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 1 crime was reported within 1 mile of BL2 3NL.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 1 crime committed near South Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Bradshaw
Website: http://www.gmp.police.uk/content/triage-division.html?ReadForm&Division=Bolton

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to BL2 3NL. 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 BL2 3NL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest railway station is Hall i' th' Wood, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Hall i' th' Wood 0.9 miles
Bromley Cross 1.5 miles
Bolton 2.1 miles
Moses Gate 2.9 miles
Farnworth 3.2 miles
Kearsley 3.7 miles
Entwistle 4.2 miles
Lostock 4.6 miles
Walkden 5.3 miles
Moorside 5.8 miles
Atherton 5.9 miles
Clifton (Manchester) 6 miles
Swinton (Manchester) 6.1 miles
Hag Fold 6.1 miles
Westhoughton 6.2 miles
Horwich Parkway 6.3 miles
Daisy Hill 6.5 miles
Blackrod 7.4 miles
Darwen 7.6 miles
Patricroft 7.9 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest is Harwood Meadows Primary School, approximately 570 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Harwood Meadows Primary School 570 yards
    
Hardy Mill Primary School 660 yards
    
St Brendan's RC Primary School, Harwood, Bolton half a mile
    
Red Lane Primary School 0.7 miles
    
St Maxentius CofE Primary School 0.8 miles
    
St Columba's RC Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Castle Hill Primary School 1 mile
    
Tonge Moor Primary Academy 1.1 miles
    
Moorgate Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Leverhulme Community Primary School 1.2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest is Canon Slade CofE School, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Canon Slade CofE School 0.9 miles
    
Turton School 1.5 miles
    
Sharples School 1.6 miles
    
Eden Boys' School Bolton 1.9 miles
    
Thornleigh Salesian College 2.2 miles
    
Tottington High School 2.4 miles
    
Little Lever School 2.4 miles
    
The Elton High School 2.5 miles
    
Bolton UTC 2.6 miles
    
Smithills School 2.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest is Harwood Medical Centre, approximately 0.6 miles 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 South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest is Harwood Dental Care, Bolton, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest is SpaMedica Eye Hospital Bolton, approximately 1.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to South Drive, Bolton, BL2 3NL. The nearest is The Eyeworks, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
The Eyeworks 1 mile
Greenhalgh Opticians 1.1 miles
The Eye People 1.7 miles
Eyewear Brands 1.9 miles
Vision Express 1.9 miles
Boots-Bolton - The Gates 2 miles
One Vision Opticians 2 miles
Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care 2 miles
I Care at Home 2 miles
Specsavers Opticians 2 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 BL2 3NL

This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

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 32 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 84.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 8.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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