- Moss Side, Lancashire
Moss Side is a suburban, semi-rural community on the western side of
Leyland, Lancashire, England. The suburbis constantly growing. It is adjacent to Bretherton, Ulnes Walton and Midge Hall.
There is a Scouts Group in the area and a Concert Party who perform for the elderly. There are
bowlingand running groups in the community as well.
There were plans to build a new
Redrowapartment development, but local residents fought a determined campaign to oppose this and planning permission was ultimately refused in December 2005.
A new ball court and a children's playground were completed in 2005 and a better community is coming together overall, however some minor crimes still take place in the area.
Moss Side has seen an increase in community involvement in recent years. This has delivered benefits such as the Moss Side Community Newsletter, a Moss Side Football Team and the new [http://www.prestoncitizen.co.uk/your/mossside/ 'Your Moss Side'] website.
Features of the area
* Dunkirk Hall
* Black Bull
* St James School
* Moss Side School on Paradise Lane. This School received "Outstanding Standard" in all areas of 2006 Ofsted Report and celebrated its 25th Birthday in May 2007, under the command of Mrs J Burdin who has been Head since day one.
* St James Church
Moss Side Community Centre
* Used for Playgroup
* Previouly used for Moss Side "Pioneers" youth club run by the "Willett" family and other volunteers in the areas.
* Co-Op Late Shop
McCollsNewsagents & Post Office
* Moss Side Tanning Studio
* New Territories Takeaway
* Newmark Pharmacy
According to community support officers it is the lowest crime etc. area in South Ribble.Fact|date=February 2007
Just north of the Moss Side Village Centre is Moss Side Industrial Estate, primarily known for Schwan Consumer Brand's "Chicago Town Pizza", and the former
Leyland Trucksvehicle test track. B&D Print also operate their offices at the industrial estate.
There are ideal links to both the B5248 and the B5253 (leading to A582 and M65) creating ample travel links without causing heavy traffic through the village.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Moss Side railway station — Moss Side Location Place Moss Side Local authority Fylde Coordinates … Wikipedia
Moss Side (disambiguation) — Moss Side is a district of Manchester. Moss Side may also refer to any of the following places in the United Kingdom: Moss Side, Cumbria, a hamlet in Cumbria Moss Side, South Ribble, a village near Leyland in England Moss Side, Fylde, a hamlet in … Wikipedia
Moss Side — For other uses, see Moss Side (disambiguation). Coordinates: 53°27′22″N 2°14′24″W / 53.456°N 2.240°W / 53.456; 2.240 … Wikipedia
Moss Side, South Ribble — Not to be confused with Moss Side, Fylde (where Moss Side railway station is located) or Moss Side, Manchester. Moss Side is a suburban, semi rural community on the western side of Leyland, Lancashire, England in the borough of South Ribble. The… … Wikipedia
Christ Church, Moss Side, Manchester — Christ Church in Lloyd Street North, Moss Side, Manchester, England, is an Anglican church of 1899–1904 by W. Cecil Hardisty. It was designated a Grade II* listed building on 24 April 1987. The church is of red brick in an Arts and… … Wikipedia
Moss M.A.2 — G AFMS at Coventry (Baginton) airport on 19 June 1954 Role two seat sporting aircraft … Wikipedia
Lancashire County Cricket Club in 2005 — Match detailsAprilIt took until 30 April before Lancashire could celebrate their first win, after a Championship draw with Somerset an abandoned match with Glamorgan Dragons (their only abandoned List A match in the season), before they lost to… … Wikipedia
Lancashire — For other uses, see Lancashire (disambiguation). Lancashire Flag of Lancashire … Wikipedia
List of collieries in Lancashire 1854-present — The Lancashire coal field was the most prolific in England, the number of shafts sunk to gain coal number several thousand, for example, in 1958, Wigan undertook a survey of old shafts and located 500. In 1980 following several years of… … Wikipedia
Leyland, Lancashire — infobox UK place country = England latitude= 53.703 longitude= 2.682 official name= Leyland population= 40,000 shire district= South Ribble shire county = Lancashire region= North West England constituency westminster= South Ribble post town=… … Wikipedia