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What is Tyldesley famous for?

What is Tyldesley famous for?

Heavily industrialised during the 19th century, Tyldesley has become a residential area since the demise of the coal industry and closure of its cotton mills. The main road through Tyldesley is the A577 which runs on the high ground along the ridge on which the town centre is situated.

Is Wigan rough?

Wigan has one of the highest crime rates in the UK. That is a worrying fact if you plan on moving to Wigan. Violent crime makes up the majority of crimes in the Wigan area. Antisocial behaviour comes in a close second consisting of about a fifth of all crimes in Wigan.

What council is Tyldesley?

Metropolitan Borough of Wigan
In 1974 Tyldesley Urban District was abolished by the Local Government Act 1972 and its former area transferred to Greater Manchester to form part of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan. Tyldesley’s town hall was originally in Lower Elliot Street, opposite the council’s depot and fire station.

Is Wigan safe to live?

Wigan is statistically the safest area of Greater Manchester however being part of a large city region it has areas best to be avoided. The town centre is also safe with high police profile from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) at weekends as well as CCTV.

Is Atherton a nice place to live?

Atherton has a wide range of quality housing, from Edwardian and Victorian townhouses through to modern homes. With excellent connectivity, schools, leisure, green space, and homes Atherton is a highly desirable, but still affordable, place to live.

What region is Leigh in?

Leigh, Greater Manchester

Metropolitan borough Wigan
Metropolitan county Greater Manchester
Region North West
Country England

Is Abram Wigan a nice place to live?

Abram has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Abram is a relatively affluent area.

What is the crime rate in Wigan?

Crime rates in Wigan, United Kingdom

Level of crime 57.14 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs 76.92 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 60.71 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 48.21 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery 32.14 Low

Is Wigan in Lancs?

Wigan is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan and its administrative centre. Wigan is within the boundaries of the historic county of Lancashire.

How do I ring Wigan Council?

Simply ring our phone number 01942 489006. This is an automated service that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please make sure you have your bill or invoice number when you ring as you will need this to make a payment.

Is Wigan a good place to invest?

Wigan offers great, affordable housing – and when I say, ‘affordable’, I mean affordable in terms of the local housing market and not just in terms of it being affordable for investors. There are a lot of options in this area and as a location, Wigan is a great all-rounder.