Area Information for William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX 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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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 William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne contains a higher than average level of social housing - 75% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||12|
|Rented: From Council||8|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||89|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||8|
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||6|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||5|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||61|
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 OL7 0RX however is predominantly male (55%). 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 OL7 0RX 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.
However, this area of the St Peter's ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (58%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
William Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 43% 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)||23|
|2+ A Levels||19|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||27|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 74% 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
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||3|
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 OL7 0RX
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||18|
|Middle East or Asia||7|
|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)||23|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||9|
|Looking After Home or Family||16|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||38|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||5|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||4|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||6|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX 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. In March 2019, 171 crimes were reported within half a mile of OL7 0RX.
|Crime:||Click here to view 171 crimes committed near William Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to OL7 0RX. 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 OL7 0RX.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest railway station is Guide Bridge, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Guide Bridge||0.6 miles|
|Hyde North||1.4 miles|
|Flowery Field||1.6 miles|
|Hyde Central||2.2 miles|
|Newton for Hyde||2.3 miles|
|Reddish North||3 miles|
|Ryder Brow||3.3 miles|
|Belle Vue||3.4 miles|
|Mossley (Manchester)||3.5 miles|
|Reddish South||3.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest is St Peter's CofE Primary School, approximately 640 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Peter's CofE Primary School||640 yards|
|Ashton West End Primary Academy||650 yards|
|Lyndhurst Community Primary School||0.5 miles|
|Ravensfield Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Holy Trinity CofE Primary School||0.6 miles|
|St Stephen's CofE Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Poplar Street Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Canon Johnson CofE Primary School||0.9 miles|
|St James CofE Primary School, Ashton-under-Lyne||1 mile|
|Parochial CofE Primary and Nursery School, Ashton-under-Lyne||1 mile|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest is Audenshaw School, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Audenshaw School||1.2 miles||
|All Saints Catholic College||1.3 miles||
|Laurus Ryecroft||1.5 miles|
|Denton Community College||1.6 miles||
|Rayner Stephens High School||1.6 miles||
|West Hill School||1.6 miles||
|Hyde Community College||1.7 miles||
|Great Academy Ashton||1.9 miles||
|Fairfield High School for Girls||2 miles||
|Droylsden Academy||2.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest is West End Medical Centre, approximately 220 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|West End Medical Centre||220 yards|
|The Highlands Surgery||540 yards|
|Ashton Gp Service||680 yards|
|King Street Medical Centre||850 yards|
|Town Hall Surgery||half a mile|
|Guide Bridge Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Glebe House||0.9 miles|
|Chapel House||0.9 miles|
|Albion Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Dukinfield Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest is Northern Orthodontics, approximately 680 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Northern Orthodontics||680 yards|
|Dukinfield Dental Care||850 yards|
|Mydentist, King Street, Dukinfield||0.6 miles|
|Links Associates||0.9 miles|
|Wallace Thomas Hobson Emmett||0.9 miles|
|Penny Meadow Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Concord Way Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Allan Dental Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Dr Hafiz's Dental Surgery||1 mile|
|SimplyOne Dental||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest is Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, approximately 1.5 miles away.
|Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust||1.5 miles|
|All Saints Hospital||3.4 miles|
|Park Lodge||4.4 miles|
|Royal Oldham Hospital||5 miles|
|St Mary's Hospital||5.1 miles|
|Manchester Royal Eye Hospital||5.1 miles|
|Manchester Royal Infirmary||5.1 miles|
|Royal Manchester Children's Hospital||5.1 miles|
|University Dental Hospital||5.5 miles|
|North Manchester General Hospital||5.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to William Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0RX. The nearest is Asda Opticians, approximately 630 yards away.
|Asda Opticians||630 yards|
|Roberts Opticians||850 yards|
|Visioncare at Home North West Ltd (Domicilliary Only)||0.5 miles|
|Boots-Ashton Under Lyne||0.6 miles|
|Muldoon & Tonge Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Vision Express||0.7 miles|
|John H. Blease||0.8 miles|
|Vikesh Measuria||0.9 miles|
|Eyes Right Opticians Ltd||1.7 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 OL7 0RX
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 1 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||47.7Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||106.3Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||15.1Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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Thanks to a survey[link] performed for Broadband Genie, we can show you the best broadband suppliers in the United Kingdom as of 2018. The most popular supplier was Plusnet, based on average scores for value, support, speed, reliability, customer service, security and whether the customer would recommend the supplier.