Parkside, Barrow-in-Furness

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Ainslie Street, Barrow-in-Furness.jpg
Ainslie Street east looking towards Barrow Park
Parkside, Barrow location map.jpgParkside shown within Barrow-in-Furness
Population 5,584 (2011.Ward)
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA
Dialling code 01229
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places

Parkside is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. It is bordered by Hindpool, Ormsgill, Hawcoat, Newbarns and Risedale and had a population of 5,742 in 2001,[1] reducing to 5,584 at the 2011 Census.[2] It is one of the town's most centralised wards and contains Barrow's main park (hence the ward's name), as well as the newly established Furness Academy. Abbey Road - Barrow's principal road runs down the entire western side of Parkside. The majority of housing to the west of Abbey Road is terraced and semi-detached, whilst the eastern side of Parkside is predominantly parkland and fields with the exception of some semi and detached housing. There are a number of place of worship in Parkside including Abbey Road Baptist Church, Spring Mount Christian Fellowship and Trinity Church Centre.[3] Barrow's first synagogue was founded in 1902 on Abbey Road although it closed less than twenty years later.[4]

Barrow Park[edit]


Vital statistics[1] Parkside Barrow-in-Furness England
Religious individuals 81.93% 81.61% 77.71%
Non-religious individuals 11.11% 10.79% 14.59%
Religion withheld 6.95% 7.59% 7.69%
Individuals in fairly
good to good health
89.99% 86.75% 90.97%
Individuals in bad health 10.01% 13.25% 9.03%
People aged 16–74 who
are economically active
67.73% 60.84% 66.87%
People aged 16–74 who
aren't economically active
32.27% 39.16% 33.13%
People aged 16–74
with no qualifications
24.52% 32.82% 28.85%


  1. ^ a b "Parkside: Key Figures for 2001 Census". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Places of Worship in Barrow-in-Furness". GENUKI. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  4. ^ "Abbey Road/ Ainslie Street Synagogue". GENUKI. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 

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Coordinates: 54°07′12″N 3°12′58″W / 54.120°N 3.216°W / 54.120; -3.216