Area Information for Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY 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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We have found 8 property sales in Fletcher Street 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||65|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 53% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||30|
|Rented: From Council||12|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||23|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||101|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||15|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||44|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||29|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||89|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around OL6 6BY however is predominantly male (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode OL6 6BY 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.
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.
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)||43|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||42|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||44|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||35|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||108|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 72% white.
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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne), 66% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||2|
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 OL6 6BY
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||66|
|Middle East or Asia||17|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||39|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||18|
|Looking After Home or Family||11|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||28|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||7|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||12|
|Accommodation and Food||31|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||4|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||7|
|Public Administration and Defence||7|
|HealthInc. Social Work||22|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY is within the St. Peter's policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Fletcher Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to OL6 6BY. 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 OL6 6BY.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest railway station is Ashton-under-Lyne, approximately 290 yards away.
|Guide Bridge||1.4 miles|
|Hyde North||1.7 miles|
|Flowery Field||2 miles|
|Newton for Hyde||2.5 miles|
|Hyde Central||2.6 miles|
|Mossley (Manchester)||2.7 miles|
|Reddish North||3.8 miles|
|Ryder Brow||4.1 miles|
|Belle Vue||4.1 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest is St James' Church of England Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St James' Church of England Primary School||320 yards|
|The Heys Primary School||460 yards||
|Parochial CofE Primary and Nursery School, Ashton-under-Lyne||550 yards||
|Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Primary School, Ashton-under-Lyne||720 yards||
|Canon Johnson CofE Primary School||810 yards||
|Holy Trinity CofE Primary School||830 yards||
|Hurst Knoll St James' Church of England Primary School||half a mile||
|Lyndhurst Community Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Oasis Academy Broadoak||0.8 miles||
|Waterloo Primary School||0.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest is West Hill School, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|West Hill School||1.1 miles||
|Great Academy Ashton||1.2 miles||
|All Saints Catholic College||1.4 miles||
|St Damian's RC Science College||1.5 miles||
|Rayner Stephens High School||1.6 miles||
|Laurus Ryecroft||1.8 miles|
|Audenshaw School||1.9 miles||
|Hyde High School||2 miles||
|Copley Academy||2.2 miles||
|Denton Community College||2.3 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest is Ashton Medical Group - Glebe House, approximately 160 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Ashton Medical Group - Glebe House||160 yards|
|Ashton Medical Group - Chapel House||180 yards|
|Albion Medical Practice||210 yards|
|Ashton Gp Service||770 yards|
|Gordon Street Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Stamford House||0.6 miles|
|King Street Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Town Hall Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Dr Samir Sadik||0.8 miles|
|West End Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest is Wallace Thomas Hobson Emmett, approximately 160 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Wallace Thomas Hobson Emmett||160 yards|
|Penny Meadow Dental Practice||170 yards|
|Eagle House Dental Surgery||520 yards|
|SimplyOne Dental||560 yards|
|Northern Orthodontics||770 yards|
|Oldham Road Dental Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Dukinfield Dental Care||0.7 miles|
|Mydentist, King Street, Dukinfield||0.9 miles|
|Concord Way Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|MR R KHAN||1.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest is Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust||0.8 miles|
|Tameside General Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Tameside Hospital Mental Health Services||0.8 miles|
|All Saints Hospital||3.1 miles|
|All Saints Hospital (St George Healthcare Group)||3.1 miles|
|Royal Oldham Hospital Mental Health Services||4.5 miles|
|Royal Oldham Hospital||4.6 miles|
|The Christie At Oldham||4.6 miles|
|Park Lodge||4.9 miles|
|St Mary's Hospital||5.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Fletcher Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6BY. The nearest is John H. Blease, approximately < 50 yards away.
|John H. Blease||< 50 yards|
|Vision Express||280 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||300 yards|
|Muldoon & Tonge Opticians||310 yards|
|Vikesh Measuria||310 yards|
|Boots-Ashton Under Lyne||340 yards|
|Asda Opticians||820 yards|
|Visioncare at Home North West Ltd (Domicilliary Only)||0.7 miles|
|Roberts Opticians||0.7 miles|
|Domiciliary only Primary Ophthalmic Services||1.4 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 OL6 6BY
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 9 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||57.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||100Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||11.4Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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