PR6 is the postcode prefix for the Chorely area and includes the villages of Abbey Village, Adlington, Anderton, Anglezarke, Astley Village, Brindle, Brinscall, Clayton-le-Woods, Cuerden, Heapey, Heath Charnock, Wheelton, White Coppice, Whittle-le-Woods, Withnell, and of course Chorley. The area contains approximately 14,786 households with a population of about 34,641 (2011 census)
Residential areas of PR6
Abbey Village, Chorley
is a small village within of Chorley on the edge of the West Pennine Moors. It is located on the A675 Bolton road, approximately six miles from Blackburn, eight miles from Chorley, nine miles from Preston and ten miles from Bolton. It has a pub and a post office and an Indian restaurant (Naga) The village is near the Upper and Lower Roddlesworth Reservoirs as well as the West Pennine Moors. The majority of the houses are situated on A675 (Bolton Road) and are traditional stone built houses, constructed for the textile industry. Many people travel through Abbey village to connect to the motorway network at Withnell (M61, M65 M6). Adlington is a small town and civil parish in Lancashire, near the West Pennine Moors and the town of Chorley. Six miles northwest of Bolton, it became a separate parish in 1842 then grew into a town around the textileindustry. Cardwells have been letting properties in the area for many years. [email protected]. Many of the properties in Adlington are traditional stone built terrace houses/cottages, constructed for the textile mill workers. Adlington is a good place to rent with a great village atmosphere, close to breathtaking countryside, yet great for commuting throughout the northwest.
is a small village in the Borough of Chorley Lancashire, a suburb of Adlington. Anderton is approximately 5 miles northwest of Bolton its eastern boundary is in the Rivington Reservoir. Anderton has a mixture of residential properties, many of which are stone built terrace and farm houses, originally constructed for the textile industry. Cardwells have been letting property in the area for many years [email protected]. Anderton is probably most famous for the previously known Anderton/Chorley services on the M61 motorway. There is easy access to Rivington and the surrounding countryside. The A673 is the only main road which crosses Anderton. Nearby Adlington have lots of amenities and a train station.
is a large market town in Lancashire There is a substantial population and varying properties ranging from traditional Accrington brick and stone built terrace houses and cottages, Modern detached houses, apartments farms and equestrian properties. Chorley centre is approximately 8 miles north of Wigan 11miles south west of Blackburn, 11 miles north west of Bolton 12 miles south of Preston and 19 miles north west of Manchester. As in much of Lancashire, the town’s prosperity came mainly from the cotton industry, although it became a major market town, due to its good central location between four other major towns and the Leeds Liverpool canal. There are lots of pretty villages and beautiful countryside and access to Rivington, Winter Hill and the Pennine Moors. Motorway and transport links are well catered for, including M6 A6 Preston Road M61. There is an array of restaurants and pubs including Malthouse Farm, Golden Lion, Bob Inn, Dressers Arms, Top Lock, The Fat Bull, Sea View, The Pines and many more. There are many leisure facilities and golf course including David Lloyd, Shaw Hill country Club, Duxbury and Chorley golf courses. Frederick’s famous ice cream shop, Botany Bay Yarrow Valley Country Park, Astley Park and Withnell Fold Nature Reserve and Chorley Little Theatre are attractions. There are two Stately homes Astley Hall and Hogton Tower, which are steeped in history. The Hoghton Family still reside at this impressive estate.
Anglezarke is a sparsely populated location in the Borough of Chorley in Lancashire. It is dominated by reservoirs that were built to supply water to Liverpool, and a large expanse of moorland with evidence of Bronze Age settlements. Popular with walkers and tourists, it lies in the West Pennine Moors and in-between the moorland of Withnell and Rivington, and is close to the towns of Chorley, Horwich and Darwen.
There is no village as such and the property consisted of scattered farms with the hamlet of White Coppice close to the quarries. Property in Anglezarke rarely comes to market for sale and as such command a premium.
Walkers and tourists are attracted to Anglezarke, due to the beauty of the surrounding countryside and reservoirs. The Yew Tree pub & restaurant is very popular and has some great reviews.
PR6 has many good schools including;