Area Information for Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ

Armstrong Close in Birchwood is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Birchwood ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Warrington North. This page combines information for the address Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WA3 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 WA3 6DJ.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Warrington
Ward Birchwood
Constituency Warrington North
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 Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ:

Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DH
Deanwater Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6ER
Warrington Road, Risley, Warrington, WA3 6AH
Roberts Fold, Risley, Warrington, WA3 6AJ
Carden Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6LT
Renown Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6NG

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about WA3 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ 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 74 property sales in Armstrong Close 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 29
Semi-Detached 51
Terraced 57
Flat (Purpose-Built) 6
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 143
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 42
Owned with Mortgage 68
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 18
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 8
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 1
Total 142

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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 53
Two People 44
Three People 22
Four People 19
Five People 4
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 142

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 22
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 45
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 29
Total 115

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 Warrington North constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Male 155
Female 148
Total 303

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 16
5-7 7
8-9 7
10-14 10
15 2
16-17 11
18-19 10
20-24 23
25-29 16
30-44 51
45-59 95
60-64 15
65-74 27
75-84 11
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 303

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WA3 6DJ 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 88
Married 119
Divorced 36
Separated 5
Widowed 13
Same Sex 0
Total 261

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 148
Good 98
Fair 39
Bad 14
Very Bad 4
Total 303

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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) 68
Apprenticeship 8
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 37
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 62
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 34
No GCSEs or Equivalent 43
Other 9
Total 261

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington) 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 96% 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 290
Mixed Ethnicity 7
Indian 5
Black Caribbean 1
Total 303

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 272
Wales 6
Scotland 11
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 3
Other 9
Total 303

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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to WA3 6DJ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 259
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 2
African Countries 1
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 42

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 219
No Religion 59
Buddhist 1
Hindu 5
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 19
Total 303

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Birchwood ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 103
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 43
Self Employed 27
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 23
Retired 25
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 15
Other 2
Total 248

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 17
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 5
Construction 15
RetailInc. Wholesale 43
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 13
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 14
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 8
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 15
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 182

Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ is within the Birchwood policing neighbourhood, under the Cheshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2020, 23 crimes were reported within half a mile of WA3 6DJ.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 23 crimes committed near Armstrong Close
Neighbourhood Team Address Birchwood
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Below are the details of the closest services to Birchwood. 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 WA3 6DJ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest railway station is Birchwood, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Birchwood 0.7 miles
Padgate 1.5 miles
Glazebrook 3 miles
Warrington Central 3.2 miles
Warrington Bank Quay 3.8 miles
Newton-le-Willows 4 miles
Irlam 4.2 miles
Warrington West 4.8 miles
Earlestown 4.8 miles
Sankey for Penketh 5.3 miles
Flixton 6.3 miles
St Helens Junction 6.9 miles
Chassen Road 7 miles
Bryn 7.2 miles
Garswood 7.4 miles
Urmston 7.6 miles
Atherton 7.8 miles
Lea Green 7.9 miles
Hag Fold 7.9 miles
Altrincham 8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest is Locking Stumps Community Primary School, approximately 230 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Locking Stumps Community Primary School 230 yards
Birchwood CofE Primary School 0.7 miles
Cinnamon Brow CofE Primary School 1.2 miles
Gorse Covert Primary School 1.3 miles
Christ Church CofE Primary School Padgate 1.3 miles
Woolston CofE Aided Primary School 1.3 miles
St Peter's Catholic Primary School 1.4 miles
St Bridget's Catholic Primary School 1.5 miles
Croft Primary School 1.5 miles
Woolston Community Primary School 1.5 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest is Birchwood Community High School, approximately 640 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Birchwood Community High School 640 yards
King's Leadership Academy Warrington 1.4 miles
Padgate Academy 1.4 miles  
Culcheth High School 2.4 miles
Beamont Collegiate Academy 2.5 miles
Cardinal Newman Catholic High School 2.6 miles
Sir Thomas Boteler Church of England High School 3.2 miles
UTC Warrington 3.3 miles
Lowton Church of England High School 3.8 miles
St Gregory's Catholic High School 4.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest is Birchwood Medical Centre, approximately half a mile 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 Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest is Birchwood Dental Practice, approximately 0.5 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 Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest is St Marys Hospital, approximately 2.7 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Armstrong Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6DJ. The nearest is A.H. Mertons, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
A.H. Mertons 0.6 miles
Asda Vision Centre Ltd 0.6 miles
T J Crompton Opticians 2.2 miles
Specs 2U 3 miles
Tesco Opticians 3.1 miles
Optical Opticians 3.1 miles
Asda Opticians 3.1 miles
KS Opticians 3.2 miles
Conway Phillips Ltd 3.3 miles
Boots-Warrington - Golden Sq 3.4 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 WA3 6DJ

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 51 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 101.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 350Mbps
Average Upload Speed 8.5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%

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