BL6 5GW

a residential postcode in Horwich, Bolton

BL6 5GW Location Map

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5932 / 53°35'35"N

Longitude: -2.5636 / 2°33'49"W

OS Eastings: 362792

OS Northings: 410885

OS Grid: SD627108

Mapcode National: GBR BVJW.SN

Mapcode Global: WH97L.LYF8

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by BL6 5GW, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Brightwater, Horwich, Bolton BL6 5GW

Summary

BL6 5GW is a residential postcode in Horwich, Bolton. It was first introduced in March 2003.

The most common council tax bands are D and E. Estimated residential property values, based on historical transactions and adjusted for inflation, range from £184,514 to £376,043 with an average of £262,966. Housing types are typically detached. 58% of house sales since 1995 have been new builds.

Horwich is a town, which had a population of 19,492 in the 2011 census.

In the 2011 census, there were 89 people resident in BL6 5GW, of which 44 were male and 45 were female. This includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents.

BL6 5GW is in the Manchester travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Bolton Teaching Primary Care Trust.

BL6 5GW has a Healthy Living Index of 9/10 (Very high).

BL6 5GW has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 6/10 (Moderate), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 5/10 (Moderate). Supermarkets near BL6 5GW include Aldi, Asda, Iceland and Tesco. (Source: Open Streetmap)

BL6 5GW is approximately 106m (348ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of BL6 5GW are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

Note: This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Metropolitan District

Bolton Borough Council

Ward

Horwich and Blackrod

Councillors

Ann Cunliffe (Labour)
Susan Baines (Conservative)
Stephen Pickup (Labour)

United Kingdom Parliament

Constituency

Bolton West

MP

Chris Green (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region

North West

MEPs

Theresa Griffin (Labour)
Paul Nuttall ()
Jacqueline Foster (Conservative)
Wajid Khan (Labour)
Louise Bours ()
Julie Ward (Labour)
Sajjad Karim (Conservative)
Steven Woolfe ()

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for BL6 5GW.

Full fibre availability
0%
Ultrafast broadband availability
0%
Superfast broadband availability
100%
Premises unable to receive 30Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 10Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 5Mbits/s
0%
Premises unable to receive 2Mbits/s
0%
Premises below Universal Service Obligation
0%
  • Definitions
  • Ultrafast: 300Mbit/s or greater
  • Superfast: 30Mbit/s to less than 300Mbit/s
  • Universal Service Obligation: Download speeds at or above 10Mbit/s and upload speeds at or above 1Mbit/s

Schools

The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near BL6 5GW.

Primary

St Catherine's CofE Primary School

Greenstone Avenue, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 5SJ

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 3 - 11

Good

Blackrod Primary School

Manchester Road, Blackrod, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 5SY

Community School

Ages 4 - 11

Outstanding

Lord Street Primary School

Lord Street, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 7AL

Community School

Ages 2 - 11

Good

Blackrod Anglican/Methodist Primary School

Vicarage Road West, Blackrod, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 5DE

Voluntary Controlled School

Ages 3 - 11

Good

Horwich Parish CofE Primary School

Church Street, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 6AA

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 4 - 11

Good

Secondary

Rivington and Blackrod High School

Rivington Lane, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 7RU

Voluntary Controlled School

Ages 11 - 18

Good

St Joseph's RC High School and Sports College

Chorley New Road, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 6HW

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Westhoughton High School

Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3BZ

Community School

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Ladybridge High School

New York, Junction Road, Deane, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 4NG

Community School

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Smithills School

Smithills Dean Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 6JS

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Inadequate

Thornleigh Salesian College

Sharples Park, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 6PQ

Voluntary Aided School

Ages 11 - 18

Good

Bolton Muslim Girls School

Swan Lane, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL3 6TQ

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Outstanding

Essa Academy

Lever Edge Lane, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL3 3HH

Academy Sponsor Led

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Sharples School

Hill Cot Road, Sharples, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 8SN

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Turton School

Bromley Cross Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, Lancashire, BL7 9LT

Community School

Ages 11 - 18

Good

The overall school grade in this area is high.

Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for BL6 5GW

Output Area
E00024219
Super Output Area, Lower Layer
E01004779
Bolton 007A
Super Output Area, Middle Layer
E02000990
Bolton 007
Civil Parish
E04000002
Horwich
Electoral Ward/Division
E05000660
Horwich and Blackrod
Metropolitan District
E08000001
Bolton Borough Council
Region
E12000002
North West
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
E14000580
Bolton West
European Electoral Region
E15000002
North West
Primary Care Trust
E16000148
Bolton Teaching
Strategic Health Authority
E18000002
North West
Pan Strategic Health Authority
E19000001
North, Midlands and the East Programme for IT (NME
Police Force Area
E23000005
Local Learning and Skills Council area
E24000024
Greater Manchester
Travel to Work Area
E30000239
Manchester
Workplace Zone
E33004663
Built-up Area
E34005054
Greater Manchester BUA
Built-up Area sub-division
E35000136
Horwich BUASD
Local Enterprise Partnership
E37000015
Greater Manchester
Clinical Commissioning Group
E38000016
NHS Bolton
NHS England Region
E40000001
Sustainability and Transformation Partnership
E54000007
National Cancer Vanguard
E57000001
Country
E92000001
England

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