Area Information for Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB

Broad Lane in Thornton is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Manor ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Sefton Central. This page combines information for the address Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of L29 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 L29 8YB.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Sefton
Ward Manor
Constituency Sefton Central
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 Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB:

Lunt Road, Liverpool, L29 8YA
Long Lane, Liverpool, L29 8AA

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about L29 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB 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 4 property sales in Broad Lane 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

The area containing Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 74
Semi-Detached 58
Terraced 1
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 133
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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 72
Owned with Mortgage 50
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 4
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 0
Total 129

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 29
Two People 53
Three People 21
Four People 21
Five People 2
Six People 3
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 129

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 19
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 30
C2 - Skilled manual workers 16
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 9
Total 74

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 Sefton Central constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Male 163
Female 147
Total 310

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 8
5-7 5
8-9 5
10-14 15
15 2
16-17 6
18-19 7
20-24 22
25-29 13
30-44 19
45-59 86
60-64 27
65-74 58
75-84 32
85-89 3
90+ 2
Total 310

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode L29 8YB 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 68
Married 179
Divorced 11
Separated 4
Widowed 13
Same Sex 0
Total 275

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.

Very Good 151
Good 95
Fair 52
Bad 10
Very Bad 2
Total 310

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) 102
Apprenticeship 15
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 30
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 39
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 32
No GCSEs or Equivalent 53
Other 4
Total 275

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool) 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 100% 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 309
Black Caribbean 1
Total 310

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 303
Wales 2
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 1
Other 0
Total 310

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 L29 8YB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 284
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) 1
None 26

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 285
No Religion 11
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 14
Total 310

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Manor ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 26% 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) 37
Self Employed 31
Unemployed 9
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 62
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 9
Other 2
Total 238

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 2
Manufacturing 14
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 4
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 13
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 13
Education 22
HealthInc. Social Work 19
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 146

Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB is within the Sefton Community Police Team - Hub One policing neighbourhood, under the Merseyside Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Broad Lane
Neighbourhood Team Address Sefton Community Police Team - Hub One
Albert Road
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Below are the details of the closest services to Thornton. 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 L29 8YB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest railway station is Maghull, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Maghull 2.6 miles
Old Roan 2.6 miles
Hall Road 2.7 miles
Blundellsands & Crosby 2.8 miles
Hightown 2.8 miles
Maghull North 2.9 miles
Waterloo (Merseyside) 3.1 miles
Aintree 3.2 miles
Seaforth & Litherland 3.5 miles
Orrell Park 3.9 miles
Fazakerley 4 miles
Town Green 4 miles
Rice Lane 4.2 miles
Kirkby (Merseyside) 4.2 miles
Formby 4.2 miles
Walton (Merseyside) 4.2 miles
Bootle New Strand 4.3 miles
Bootle Oriel Road 4.7 miles
Aughton Park 4.8 miles
Freshfield 4.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest is St William of York Catholic Primary School, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St William of York Catholic Primary School 1.4 miles
St Mary's Catholic Primary School 1.4 miles
St John Bosco Catholic Primary School 1.5 miles
Green Park Primary School 1.6 miles
The Grange Primary School 1.6 miles
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School 1.9 miles
Forefield Junior School 1.9 miles
Lydiate Primary School 2 miles
Forefield Community Infant and Nursery School 2 miles
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School 2 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest is Holy Family Catholic High School, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Holy Family Catholic High School 1.2 miles
Chesterfield High School 1.7 miles
Maghull High School 1.8 miles
Deyes High School 2.1 miles
St Michael's Church of England High School 2.1 miles
Maricourt Catholic High School 2.3 miles
St. Mary's College 2.3 miles  
Sacred Heart Catholic College 2.4 miles
Litherland High School 2.4 miles
Savio Salesian College 2.9 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest is Thornton Practice, approximately 1.3 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 Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest is Thornton Dental Practice, approximately 1.2 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 Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest is Abbey Hospitals, approximately 3.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Abbey Hospitals 3.1 miles
Ashworth Hospital 3.1 miles
Rowan View 3.3 miles
The Walton Centre 4.2 miles
Walton Hospital 4.2 miles
University Hospital Aintree 4.2 miles
Abbey Sefton Hospital 4.2 miles
Aintree University Hospital 4.2 miles
Sefton Hospital 4.2 miles
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Aintree 4.3 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Broad Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L29 8YB. The nearest is Nikki Fenner Optometrists, approximately 2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Nikki Fenner Optometrists 2 miles
Netherton Eye Centre 2 miles
Maghull Eye Centre 2 miles
C J OPTICS 2.2 miles
Glenns Opticians 2.2 miles
ASDA Opticians 2.4 miles
Jonathan Kay Ltd 2.7 miles
Blundellsands Optical Ltd 3 miles
Waterloo Eye Centre 3.1 miles
Sight Savers Eye Centre 3.5 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.