Worsley Mesnes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Worsley Mesnes
Worsley Mesnes is located in Greater Manchester
Worsley Mesnes
Worsley Mesnes
Location within Greater Manchester
Population11,973 (2011)
OS grid referenceSD5704
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIGAN
Postcode districtWN3
Dialling code01942
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°32′24″N 2°37′52″W / 53.540°N 2.6310°W / 53.540; -2.6310Coordinates: 53°32′24″N 2°37′52″W / 53.540°N 2.6310°W / 53.540; -2.6310

Worsley Mesnes (locally /ˈwɜːrsli ˈmnz/) is a mainly residential area of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. The ward population at the 2011 census was 11,973.[1]

Transport[edit]

Worsley Mesnes Drive is the main road through the housing estate. In 2015, it was fitted with WRTL Luma LED streetlights to replace the Philips Iridiums fitted in 2006.

Etymology[edit]

Mesnes is from French demesnes, of the manor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wigan ward population 2011". Retrieved 11 January 2016.

Historically, it forms part of Lancashire.