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IntroductionBL9 6QD

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BL9 6QD postcode area in Bolton.

We've got loads of statistics for BL9 6QD, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBL9 6QD

What social class do the population of BL9 6QD belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BL9 6QD in Bolton, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BL9 6QD from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 83%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 14% are aged 76 or more.


  • 46.7%Male
  • 53.3%Female

From the last census, 46.7% of people in BL96QD male, and 53.3% female. Women outnumber men in Moorside.


  • 17%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 30%SINGLE
  • 43%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BL9 6QD is 30%. Single and 'other' people is 69%.


  • 93%WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.1%WORKING

7.9% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in BL9 6QD, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BL9 6QD Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BL9 6QD, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BL9 6QD

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

BL9 6QD Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BL9 6QD reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BL9 6QD Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BL96QD. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BL9 6QD

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the BL9 6QD area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near BL9 6QD

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to BL9 6QD.

Travel around BL9 6QD

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near BL9 6QD

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the BL9 6QD area.

Taxis near BL9 6QD

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near BL9 6QD, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near BL9 6QD

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BL9 6QD


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BL9 6QD.

What's on near BL9 6QD

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near BL9 6QD, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near BL9 6QD

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BL9 6QD.

Hotels near BL9 6QD

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BL9 6QD, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BL9 6QD

Local Amenities

Banks near BL9 6QD


Find the nearest bank or building society in BL9 6QD. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BL9 6QD

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BL9 6QD postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BL9 6QD



The nearest schools in the BL9 6QD area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BL9 6QD

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres BL9 6QD

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in BL9 6QD


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BL9 6QD.

Emergencies in BL9 6QD

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in BL9 6QD



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BL9 6QD. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in BL9 6QD

Essential InformationBL9 6QD

BL96QD Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBL9 6QD
Postal TownBolton
Ward Name
CountyGreater Manchester
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

BL96QD Postal District

Compass Postal District

BL9 6QD postcode is located in the postal town of Bolton. Bolton postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode BL9 6QD.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Bury0.9 miles SW
Stubbins2.8 miles NW
Holcombe3.1 miles NW
Heywood3.7 miles E
Edenfield3.7 miles N
Edgworth4 miles W
Harwood4.3 miles W
Whitefield4.4 miles S
Bradshaw4.5 miles W
Turton4.7 miles W
Radcliffe4.7 miles SW
Whitworth5.1 miles E
Prestwich5.5 miles S
Middleton5.7 miles SE
Rochdale5.8 miles E
London173 miles SE
Glasgow171 miles NW
Edinburgh165 miles N
Cardiff151 miles S
Liverpool32 miles W
Southampton191 miles S
Saint Ives193 miles S

Loose lorry wheel smashes into car on M6 in Leyland

A driver is called "the luckiest person in the world" having walked away with minor injuries.

BBC News

New Members (Lancashire Constabulary)

Good Afternoon,We are trying to encourage new members to sign up to 'In the Know'.'In the Know' is a fantastic resource to help your local neighbourhood policing team stay in touch&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Joe Burns: Lancashire batsman returns to Australia for personal reasons

Lancashire batsman Joe Burns returns to Australia for personal reasons after making just one appearance for the club.

BBC News

Penwortham youth given Community Behaviour Order (Lancashire Constabulary)

We said we'd keep you updated on what we are doing to deal with youths causing issues in Penwortham, particularly around schools, and now we are able to share some news with you.Kyle Collins (pictured&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Preston man jailed for girlfriend's crowbar murder

Benjamin Topping inflicted at least 50 blows, beating Rosie Darbyshire "beyond recognition".

BBC News

Vehicle theft (Lancashire Constabulary)

In the early hours, several vehicles in the Kirkham area have been subjected to vehicle interference and untidy search of vehicle interiors, Sat. Nav. and other valuable items reported stolen. Pleas&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Promoting ITK (Lancashire Constabulary)

Dear Sir or madam We're trying to encourage new members to sign up to the 'In the Know' system.'In the Know' is a fantastic resource to help your local policing team stay in touch with the local commu&hellip

Lancashire Constabulary

Prison officers 'ignoring' body-worn video camera rules

Concerns are raised over guards' "reluctance" to record their use of force and response to disorder.

BBC News

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Discrimination by Postcode

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The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

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