Astley Village

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Astley Village
Astley Village Community Centre (geograph 4025041).jpg
Astley Village Community Centre
Astley Village is located in Lancashire
Astley Village
Astley Village
Astley Village shown within Lancashire
Population 3,005 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SD575185
Civil parish
  • Astley Village
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHORLEY
Postcode district PR6, PR7
Dialling code 01257
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53°39′40″N 2°38′38″W / 53.661°N 2.644°W / 53.661; -2.644Coordinates: 53°39′40″N 2°38′38″W / 53.661°N 2.644°W / 53.661; -2.644

Astley Village is a civil parish in the Borough of Chorley in Lancashire, England, covering a suburb of Chorley. According to the 2001 census it had a population(2001) of 3,329, reducing to 3,005 at the 2011 Census.[1]

History[edit]

It was a purpose built village, constructed in the 1970s.

Community[edit]

Astley Village has become well known due to Chorleys Astley Park, hosting the prestigious "Royal Lancashire Show" for a number of years. The village is roughly half a mile away from the nearest Tesco, Chorley town centre and the M61 being slightly further. It is serviced by a regular bus route, the Chorley circular, every 10 minutes. Long Croft Meadow, backs onto Chorley hospital, and the main road through the village is Chancery road... The village is by-passed via West Way, a link Road built in 1983-4 to take traffic off the busy Chancery road...

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish 2011". Retrieved 15 January 2016. 

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