Postcode 20 Stirling Drive, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, UK


About the Address 20 Stirling Drive, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan

Postcode WN4 0UG is the address of 20 Stirling Drive, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan which is in North West region of England. 20 Stirling Drive, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan is within Billinge and Seneley Green wardof administrative division of Ashton-in-Makerfield It falls under constituency St Helens North. The nearest station is Garswood which is 0.70km away from the postcode. The postcode WN4 0UG is under the Merseyside police force and United Utilities is the main water supplier in the area

Postcode Search Result 20 Stirling Drive, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan



Address Details: 20
Stirling Drive
United Kingdom
Parish: Seneley Green
Ward: Billinge and Seneley Green
Administrative Division: Ashton-in-Makerfield
Country/State: Merseyside
Constituency: St Helens North
Region: North West
Country: England

Map of WN4 0UG - 20 Stirling Drive, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, UK

Tavel around WN4 0UG

Nearest Station: Garswood
Distance: 0.70 km

Other Useful Info of WN4 0UG

Water: United Utilities
Police: Merseyside

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