Area Information for Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR

Wigan Road in Ashton-in-Makerfield is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Bryn ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Makerfield. This page combines information for the address Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of WN4 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 WN4 0AR.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Wigan
Ward Bryn
Constituency Makerfield
Region North West
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR 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 13 property sales in Wigan Road 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 9
Semi-Detached 49
Terraced 81
Flat (Purpose-Built) 20
Flat (Converted) 3
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 164
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 29% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 49
Owned with Mortgage 53
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 44
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 6
Total 157

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 45
Two People 62
Three People 28
Four People 17
Five People 5
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 157

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 14
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 46
C2 - Skilled manual workers 27
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 119

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

Gender
Male 177
Female 169
Total 346

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 22
5-7 12
8-9 4
10-14 17
15 6
16-17 7
18-19 9
20-24 18
25-29 35
30-44 87
45-59 58
60-64 23
65-74 25
75-84 16
85-89 6
90+ 1
Total 346

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode WN4 0AR 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 110
Married 107
Divorced 25
Separated 12
Widowed 31
Same Sex 0
Total 285

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 153
Good 115
Fair 50
Bad 25
Very Bad 3
Total 346

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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) 49
Apprenticeship 16
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 28
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 54
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 54
No GCSEs or Equivalent 75
Other 9
Total 285

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan) 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 99% 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 341
Mixed Ethnicity 5
Total 346

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 332
Wales 2
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 7
Other 3
Total 346

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 WN4 0AR

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 263
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 6
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) 0
None 76

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 253
No Religion 75
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 16
Total 346

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 106
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 40
Self Employed 15
Unemployed 14
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 36
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 21
Other 4
Total 262

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 11
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 38
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 19
Accommodation and Food 9
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 19
HealthInc. Social Work 18
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 167

Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR is within the Bryn policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In March 2021, 4 crimes were reported within 1 mile of WN4 0AR.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 4 crimes committed near Wigan Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Bryn
Force Website: http://www.gmp.police.uk

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 Ashton-in-Makerfield. 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 WN4 0AR.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest railway station is Bryn, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bryn 190 yards
Garswood 1.3 miles
Pemberton 2.2 miles
Wigan North Western 3 miles
Ince (Manchester) 3 miles
Wigan Wallgate 3.1 miles
Orrell 3.2 miles
Earlestown 3.5 miles
Newton-le-Willows 3.6 miles
Hindley 4.1 miles
Upholland 4.3 miles
Gathurst 4.5 miles
St Helens Central 4.7 miles
St Helens Junction 5.1 miles
Rainford 5.9 miles
Lea Green 6 miles
Daisy Hill 6 miles
Appley Bridge 6.1 miles
Westhoughton 6.3 miles
Thatto Heath 6.4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest is Bryn St Peter's CofE Primary School, approximately 300 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Bryn St Peter's CofE Primary School 300 yards
    
Nicol Mere School 480 yards
    
Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School 0.6 miles
    
R L Hughes Primary School 0.8 miles
    
Rectory CofE Primary School 0.8 miles
    
St Oswald's Catholic Primary School 0.9 miles
    
St Thomas CofE Primary School 1 mile
    
St Wilfrids Catholic Primary School 1.2 miles
    
Garswood Primary and Nursery School 1.3 miles
    
Marus Bridge Primary School 1.4 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest is Cansfield High School, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Cansfield High School 0.5 miles
    
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield 1.3 miles
    
The Byrchall High School 1.4 miles
    
Hawkley Hall High School 1.6 miles
    
Haydock High School 2.7 miles
    
Golborne High School 2.8 miles
    
Hope Academy 2.8 miles
    
Dean Trust Wigan 3.2 miles
    
The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College 3.3 miles
    
Dean Trust Rose Bridge 3.5 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest is Bryn Cross Surgery, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bryn Cross Surgery < 50 yards
Ashton Medical Centre 820 yards
Bryn St Surgery 0.8 miles
Morden Avenue Surgery 0.8 miles
Dr Pitalia & Partners 0.9 miles
Medicentre 1 mile
Garswood Surgery 1.4 miles
Winstanley Medical Centre 1.7 miles
Dr Saira Zaman 2 miles
Hawkley Brook Medical Practice 2 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest is Bryn Dental Practice, approximately 130 yards 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 Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest is Pds Medical - Pall Mall Hospital, approximately 3 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0AR. The nearest is Simply Eyes Opticians, approximately 130 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Simply Eyes Opticians 130 yards
Gore & Hepworth 1 mile
Bowen & Leeming 1.1 miles
Makerfield Eye Centre 1.1 miles
Costco Wholesale UK Limited 1.9 miles
Crompton Opticians 2.6 miles
Hepworth & Hall 2.7 miles
S Gore Opticians 2.8 miles
Hepworth & Hall 2.8 miles
Asda Opticians 2.9 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 WN4 0AR

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 16 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 46.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 11.8Mbps
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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