Nelson Street, Hindpool looking north
Hindpool shown within Barrow-in-Furness
|Population||5,851 (2011 Ward)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
Hindpool is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. It is bordered by Barrow Island, Central Barrow, Ormsgill, Parkside and the Walney Channel, the local population stood at 5,515 in 2001, increasing to 5,851 at the 2011 Census. The ward covers the entire western half of the town centre and includes Barrow's main shopping district. Other sites of interest include the Furness College campus, the Dock Museum and the Main Public Library. The Town Hall and other such government buildings are located in the neighbouring central ward. Hindpool is also home to two stadia - Barrow Raiders' Craven Park and Barrow A.F.C.'s Holker Street.
Barrow being a planned town has many fine buildings to show for it, Abbey Road in particular is lined by numerous listed buildings including the Barrow Main Public Library, the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, Nan Tait Centre and Ramsden Hall. Almost all residential buildings in Hindpool are terraced housing, the population density of the area was 29.86 people per hectare in 2001 (three times Barrow average and eight times national population density average).
St. James' Church (Grade II*)
Barrow Main Public Library (Grade II)
Duke of Edinburgh Hotel (Grade II)
Nan Tait Centre (Grade II)
National Westminster Bank (Grade II)
Ramsden Hall (Grade II)
St. Mary of Furness Roman Catholic Church (Grade II)
Abbey Road Working Men's Club (Grade II)
|Vital statistics ||Hindpool||Barrow-in-Furness||England|
|Individuals in fairly
good to good health
|Individuals in bad health||16.52%||13.25%||9.03%|
|People aged 16–74 who
are economically active
|People aged 16–74 who
aren't economically active
|People aged 16–74
with no qualifications
The vast majority of Barrow's retail industry is located in Hindpool and not the central ward where Barrow Borough Council is seated. The primary shopping district in Hindpool and Barrow itself is Dalton Road and Portland Walk which are located in the south-eastern corner of the ward. Alongside Hindpool's traditional shopping streets are three retail parks, including Hindpool Retail Park, Hollywood Park and Walney Road Retail Park.
Hindpool has a well established road network which includes the A590 Walney Road which runs from Ormsgill in the north to Barrow Island in the south. Barrow's principal road, Abbey Road also has a 0.4 mile stretch that runs through east-central Hindpool. Barrow-in-Furness railway station is also located in Hindpool and the Cumbrian Coast Line marks the border between the ward and Ormsgill.
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- "Hindpool Ward Population Density". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2011-01-22.