Winstanley, Greater Manchester


Winstanley, Greater Manchester

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude= 53.5229
longitude= -2.6772
official_name= Winstanley
metropolitan_borough= Wigan
metropolitan_county = Greater Manchester
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= Makerfield
post_town= WIGAN
postcode_district= WN3
postcode_area= WN
dial_code= 01942
os_grid_reference= SD531051
population= 15,849 (2001 Census)#
static_

static_image_caption=Winstanley Hall
london_distance=

Winstanley is a district of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England.cite web |url=http://www.gmcro.co.uk/guides/gazette/gazframe.htm |title=A select gazetteer of local government areas, Greater Manchester County|author=Anon|publisher=Greater Manchester County Records Office|accessdate=2008-06-17|date=2003-07-31] The area serves, primarily, as a residential suburb, and has a total population of 15,849.

Transport

Train services to Wigan, Manchester and Kirkby are available at the nearby Pemberton railway station. The main road in the Winstanley area is the A571 (St.Helens to Wigan). Nearby is the A49, which gives access to the M6 motorway.

Local schools

*Highfield St Matthew's CofE Primary School
*Saint Aidan's Catholic Primary School, Wigan
*Winstanley Community Primary School
*Winstanley College

Adjacent places

*Billinge
*Garswood
*Higher End
*Orrell
*Pemberton

ee also

*Winstanley Hall

References


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