PR6 is the postcode prefix for the Chorley 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.
Residential areas of PR6
Abbey Village, Chorley
Abbey Village is a small village within Chorley on the edge of the West Pennine Moors. It’s located on the A675 Bolton Road 6 miles from Blackburn, 8 miles from Chorley, 9 miles from Preston and 10 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 this 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. 6 miles northwest of Bolton, it became a separate parish in 1842 then grew into a town around the textile industry. Cardwells have been letting properties in the area since 1982. 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 which is a suburb of Adlington. Anderton is approximately 5 miles northwest of Bolton and its eastern boundary is in the Rivington Reservoir. Anderton has a mixture of residential properties, many of which are stone built terrace and farmhouses, originally constructed for the textile industry. Cardwells have been letting properties in the area since 1982. Anderton is probably most famous for the Anderton/Chorley services on the M61 motorway. There is easy access to Rivington and the surrounding countryside, plus nearby Adlington has lots of amenities and a train station. The A673 is the only main road which crosses Anderton.
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 is 8 miles north of Wigan, 11 miles 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 and the M61. There’s 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 courses 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 Hoghton 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 area consists 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 commands 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;