BL7 Postcode Area Information

Population
15,551
Avg Annual Income
£49,475
Full Time Employees
30.22%
Average Age
45.31

Area Overview

The postcode area is located in the Bolton, Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Blackburn with Darwen postcode town, in the North West, England region.

The BL7 postcode area, also known as the Bolton postcode area, is a significant region in Greater Manchester, England, located towards the northwest of Manchester City Centre. It spans a vast area covering Belmont, Bromley Cross, Chapeltown, Edgworth, Egerton, and several other regions. It encompasses the urban area to the north-east of Bolton, closely bordering the West Pennine Moors.

Geographically, this postcode area boasts a blend of urban and rural landscapes, archetypical of the countryside charm with modern living facilities. Its topography is dominated by scenic hills and serene open spaces, highlighted by esteemed locations such as the Turton and Entwistle Reservoir, one of Lancashire's most beautiful landscapes.

In terms of amenities, there are numerous educational institutions, shops, pubs, and restaurants that cater to the needs of its population. Notably, the renowned Turton High School is located within this postcode area. Several sports and recreational facilities are also part of this region, including golf clubs and football grounds.

Transportation within the BL7 area is well serviced, with efficient bus and rail networks connecting the district with the Bolton Town Centre and Greater Manchester. Bromley Cross Railway station is one of the key stations within the region, providing easy access to Manchester Victoria. The area is also well linked by road, with the A666 primary route passing through the southern part of the postcode area. Hence, the BL7 postcode area of England provides a welcoming mix of rural beauty and suburban convenience.

A Major part of this postcode area describes a peaceful and established community known for:

  • Stable families: Many residents are married, born in the UK, and identify as Christian. They tend to be a bit older, with a larger population between 65 and 84.
  • Long-term residents: Most people live in detached houses and have stayed in the area for a while, suggesting a settled and close-knit community.
  • Caring spirit: Residents are more likely to volunteer and provide unpaid care to others, highlighting a strong sense of community support.

It's important to note that this description generalizes the area and individual experiences may vary.

Electoral Wards

The postcode area covers Astley Bridge, Bromley Cross, West Pennine electoral wards.

BL7 Postcode Map

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Age
Ethinicity
Deprivation
Education
Occupation
Religion
BL7 Area Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of BL7 postcode area is 15,551. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the area is White: English, with a total of 14,766, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 148. In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (9,607), followed by No religion (4,939).

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (4,749), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (2,430).

Economic Status

Most people in the nearby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (5,541), while 4,382 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 5,484 adults have Level 4 education, while 1,711 have Level 2 education. The most common occupations are

  • Professional occupations (1991)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (1453), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (1188)

Age

The average age of people living in area is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (4633), Between 45 to 54 (4544), and Between 55 to 64 (4412).

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (3,503) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (2,570), and Intermediate occupations (1,740).

Postcodes in BL7

There are total 3 postcode sectors present in the BL7 (listed below). The postcode BL7 has a total of 571 postcodes.

BL7 9FN (terminated)
BL7 9FT (terminated)
BL7 9FE (terminated)
BL7 9FS (terminated)
BL7 9HJ (terminated)
BL7 9HB (terminated)
BL7 9JA (terminated)
BL7 9PF (terminated)
BL7 9PA (terminated)
BL7 9QX (terminated)
BL7 9WN (terminated)
BL7 9WY (terminated)
BL7 9XZ (terminated)
BL7 9XY (terminated)
BL7 9BF (terminated)
BL7 9NU (terminated)
BL7 9WD (terminated)
BL7 9QQ (terminated)
BL7 9QJ (terminated)
BL7 9YP (terminated)
BL7 9YR (terminated)
BL7 9WZ (terminated)
BL7 9SW (terminated)
BL7 9NT (terminated)
BL7 9QH (terminated)
BL7 9FP (terminated)
BL7 9FW (terminated)
BL7 9PG (terminated)
BL7 9YS (terminated)
BL7 9YN (terminated)
BL7 9AH (terminated)
BL7 9FX (terminated)
BL7 9FD (terminated)
BL7 9PY (terminated)
BL7 9DJ (terminated)
BL7 9WJ (terminated)
BL7 9WA (terminated)
BL7 9FA (terminated)
BL7 9UU (terminated)
BL7 9WP (terminated)
BL7 9PB (terminated)
BL7 9WE (terminated)
BL7 9FB (terminated)
BL7 9FG (terminated)
BL7 9WW (terminated)
BL7 9WX (terminated)
BL7 9XX (terminated)
BL7 9FJ (terminated)
BL7 9NN (terminated)
BL7 9ZY (terminated)
BL7 9WS (terminated)
BL7 9RQ (terminated)
BL7 9NZ (terminated)
BL7 9FU (terminated)
BL7 9WQ (terminated)
BL7 9WL (terminated)
BL7 9QF (terminated)
BL7 9ZB (terminated)
BL7 9FR (terminated)
BL7 9GZ (terminated)
BL7 9GY (terminated)
BL7 9WH (terminated)
BL7 9WB (terminated)
BL7 9FF (terminated)
BL7 9WT (terminated)
BL7 9WR (terminated)
BL7 9FZ (terminated)
BL7 9FL (terminated)
BL7 9FY (terminated)
BL7 9FH (terminated)
BL7 9FQ (terminated)
BL7 0FQ (terminated)
BL7 0GZ (terminated)
BL7 0LS (terminated)
BL7 0RA (terminated)
BL7 0WW (terminated)
BL7 0LT (terminated)
BL7 0HD (terminated)
BL7 0WU (terminated)
BL7 0LY (terminated)
BL7 0FH (terminated)
BL7 0RB (terminated)
BL7 0XA (terminated)
BL7 0FJ (terminated)
BL7 0FE (terminated)
BL7 0FP (terminated)
BL7 0AS (terminated)
BL7 0LH (terminated)
BL7 0FG (terminated)
BL7 0QL (terminated)
BL7 0WX (terminated)
BL7 0LZ (terminated)
BL7 0FN (terminated)
BL7 0FF (terminated)
BL7 0FD (terminated)
BL7 0FB (terminated)
BL7 0HZ (terminated)
BL7 0WY (terminated)
BL7 0FL (terminated)
BL7 0XT (terminated)
BL7 0WZ (terminated)
ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaBL7
Ward

Astley Bridge

Bromley Cross

West Pennine

LTLA22Bolton, Blackburn with Darwen
UTLA22Bolton, Blackburn with Darwen
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland

BL7 Crime Statstics

Crime rate over the last 12 Months

Crime rate by Month

1

Anti-social behaviour

6

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

2

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Possession of weapons

5

Violence and sexual offences

1

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

8

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

2

Other theft

2

Public order

10

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

7

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

5

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

3

Other theft

2

Vehicle crime

3

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

2

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Theft from the person

2

Vehicle crime

6

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

1

Public order

3

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

2

Public order

6

Vehicle crime

4

Violence and sexual offences

6

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Vehicle crime

5

Violence and sexual offences

1

Anti-social behaviour

1

Burglary

3

Criminal damage and arson

1

Drugs

2

Other theft

6

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

2

Violence and sexual offences

4

Anti-social behaviour

3

Burglary

2

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

1

Violence and sexual offences

2

Anti-social behaviour

1

Criminal damage and arson

3

Violence and sexual offences

3

Anti-social behaviour

4

Burglary

1

Criminal damage and arson

1

Other theft

2

Public order

1

Vehicle crime

1

Violence and sexual offences

BL7 Property Statstics

Sold House Prices over the last 12 Months

Sold House Prices by Month

House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£256,500.00£256,500.00 - £256,500.001
Semi-Detached£238,500.00£237,000.00 - £240,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£317,500.00£317,500.00 - £317,500.001
Terraced£185,000.00£160,000.00 - £210,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Terraced£210,000.00£210,000.00 - £210,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£200,000.00£200,000.00 - £200,000.001
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Flat£156,250.00£137,500.00 - £175,000.004
Other£265,000.00£265,000.00 - £265,000.002
Semi-Detached£266,500.00£232,000.00 - £330,000.006
Terraced£210,800.00£130,000.00 - £358,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£599,291.67£368,000.00 - £940,000.0010
Other£450,000.00£450,000.00 - £450,000.002
Semi-Detached£236,666.67£235,000.00 - £240,000.003
Terraced£226,250.00£172,500.00 - £290,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£789,583.33£350,000.00 - £1,520,000.005
Flat£133,875.12£97,000.00 - £154,500.008
Semi-Detached£238,800.00£52,000.00 - £410,000.005
Terraced£185,000.00£185,000.00 - £185,000.002
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£390,000.00£320,000.00 - £470,000.003
Flat£141,000.00£100,000.00 - £182,000.002
Semi-Detached£295,000.00£295,000.00 - £295,000.001
Terraced£163,416.67£55,000.00 - £245,000.005
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£499,875.00£329,000.00 - £600,000.005
Semi-Detached£227,333.33£180,000.00 - £287,000.003
Terraced£252,325.00£147,500.00 - £425,000.007
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£372,125.00£305,000.00 - £397,500.003
Other£250,000.00£250,000.00 - £250,000.001
Semi-Detached£165,000.00£165,000.00 - £165,000.001
Terraced£148,333.33£140,000.00 - £155,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£520,000.00£265,000.00 - £775,000.002
Flat£240,000.00£240,000.00 - £240,000.001
Other£400,000.00£400,000.00 - £400,000.001
Semi-Detached£283,750.00£207,500.00 - £360,000.002
Terraced£279,375.00£150,000.00 - £375,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£343,750.00£250,000.00 - £450,000.003
Flat£104,000.00£104,000.00 - £104,000.001
Semi-Detached£248,333.33£183,000.00 - £325,000.006
Terraced£161,750.00£147,000.00 - £187,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£435,000.00£345,000.00 - £615,000.003
Flat£94,300.00£94,300.00 - £94,300.001
Other£188,000.00£114,000.00 - £225,000.003
Semi-Detached£300,000.00£300,000.00 - £300,000.002
Terraced£179,212.50£80,000.00 - £235,000.0014
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£694,750.00£189,500.00 - £1,450,000.003
Flat£162,500.00£125,000.00 - £200,000.002
Terraced£249,187.50£240,000.00 - £256,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£285,000.00£285,000.00 - £285,000.001
Flat£162,500.00£135,000.00 - £190,000.002
Semi-Detached£347,000.00£347,000.00 - £347,000.001
Terraced£218,750.00£130,000.00 - £280,000.003
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£522,500.00£325,000.00 - £920,000.006
Flat£171,795.00£92,500.00 - £270,000.005
Other£600,000.00£600,000.00 - £600,000.001
Semi-Detached£291,000.00£232,000.00 - £400,000.004
Terraced£243,656.25£138,000.00 - £425,000.009
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£406,077.08£235,000.00 - £640,000.007
Flat£144,500.00£95,000.00 - £235,000.004
Semi-Detached£399,773.81£243,000.00 - £650,000.0010
Terraced£207,500.00£135,000.00 - £350,000.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£407,645.83£315,000.00 - £550,000.0012
Flat£203,250.00£180,000.00 - £226,500.002
Other£320,000.00£320,000.00 - £320,000.001
Semi-Detached£245,000.00£245,000.00 - £245,000.001
Terraced£307,872.22£100,000.00 - £395,000.0011
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£431,871.67£280,000.00 - £550,000.0011
Flat£195,475.00£160,000.00 - £233,000.004
Semi-Detached£268,850.00£188,000.00 - £410,000.008
Terraced£302,891.67£150,000.00 - £399,950.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£547,275.00£232,500.00 - £1,020,000.007
Flat£217,750.00£175,500.00 - £260,000.002
Semi-Detached£245,791.67£188,000.00 - £360,000.008
Terraced£237,462.50£98,000.00 - £362,950.0015
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£438,125.00£255,000.00 - £1,250,000.0011
Flat£147,000.00£110,000.00 - £195,000.005
Other£158,500.00£7,000.00 - £310,000.002
Semi-Detached£298,750.00£205,000.00 - £460,000.004
Terraced£259,750.00£125,000.00 - £370,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£267,750.00£195,000.00 - £415,000.006
Flat£89,950.00£89,950.00 - £89,950.001
Other£18,860.00£330.00 - £55,600.003
Semi-Detached£359,916.67£200,000.00 - £785,000.004
Terraced£312,308.33£200,000.00 - £387,950.004
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£643,750.00£305,000.00 - £825,000.005
Flat£133,362.50£112,500.00 - £156,000.004
Semi-Detached£253,625.00£224,500.00 - £300,000.004
Terraced£243,019.50£95,000.00 - £301,950.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£599,425.00£265,500.00 - £1,100,000.007
Other£150,000.00£150,000.00 - £150,000.001
Semi-Detached£341,000.00£145,000.00 - £429,500.005
Terraced£198,038.89£85,000.00 - £345,000.008
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£496,925.00£363,550.00 - £1,200,000.006
Flat£172,500.00£115,000.00 - £230,000.002
Semi-Detached£245,750.00£146,000.00 - £335,000.006
Terraced£296,504.17£150,000.00 - £490,000.0012
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£501,250.00£285,000.00 - £890,000.006
Flat£159,500.00£159,000.00 - £160,000.002
Semi-Detached£269,875.00£231,500.00 - £314,000.006
Terraced£269,607.64£129,000.00 - £369,950.0013
House TypeAverageMin/MaxSold
Detached£481,000.00£305,000.00 - £790,000.007
Flat£175,833.33£110,000.00 - £245,000.003
Semi-Detached£259,250.00£193,500.00 - £325,000.002
Terraced£308,500.00£50,000.00 - £600,000.007
Schools

NamePupilsAgePostcode
Egerton Primary SchoolPrimary, Good214 5-11BL79RE
Walmsley CofE Primary SchoolPrimary, Outstanding355 4-11BL79SA
St John the Evangelist RC Primary School, Bromley Cross, BoltonPrimary, Good171 5-11BL79HT
Turton SchoolSecondary, Good1595 11-18BL79LT
BirtenshawSpecial, Good55 3-19BL79AB
Turton Belmont Community Primary SchoolPrimary, Good95 4-11BL78AH
Turton and Edgworth CofE/Methodist Controlled Primary SchoolPrimary, Good205 5-11BL70AH
Eagley Infant SchoolPrimary, Good189 3-7BL79LN
Eagley Junior SchoolPrimary, Good240 7-11BL79AT
Amenities
  • Greenhalgh's, BL7 9JJ
  • Be Sweet, BL7
  • Granny t's Sweet Treats, BL7
  • Humble Food For Life, BL7
  • Kerry's Cakes & Bakes, BL7
  • Meadowcroft Barn B & B, BL7 0BS
  • Railway Bromley Cross Limited, BL7 9LY
  • Black Bull, BL7 0AF
  • Bolton Sailing Club c/o Rear Commodore, BL7 8BD
  • Edgworth Cricket Club, BL7 0AP
  • Jumbles Sailing Club, BL7 0HJ
  • King William Hotel, BL7 9AN
  • Dalchini, BL7 0HR
  • Eagles Nest Cafe, BL7 9PF
  • Courses By Baker's, BL7 9QD
  • Edgworth Stores & Post Office Ltd, BL7 0BB
  • Giuseppe's Restaurant & Bar, BL7 0DS
  • Bella's Bakes, BL7
  • Chocolate Flow, BL7
  • Egerton United Reformed Church, BL7 9TB
  • Watering Hole Management (Dunscar Golf), BL7 9QY
  • Windsor Community Centre, BL7 9LH
  • Cube Cafe - CU03 CAF, BL7
  • Fully Loaded Pizza, BL7
  • Montann Limited, BL7
  • Signature Grill, BL7
  • Mrs Whippy Bolton, BL7
  • Gin Ginnery, BL7
  • Helen Ducker Cake Design, BL7 9PZ
  • Holdens & Co Ltd, BL7 0BA
  • Co-op, BL7 9JJ
  • Sainsbury's Local, BL7 9JJ
  • Breakfast In Bed, BL7 0ES
  • Cugini Pizza Ltd, BL7 0AP
  • The White Horse, BL7 0AY
  • Amigos, BL7 9BS
  • Around a Pound, BL7 9LY
  • Ms Elizabeth Jane Aubrey, BL7 0DH
  • Ms Kate Parsonage, BL7 0PL
  • The Jumbles Nursery, BL7 0EF
  • Beechwood Nursery School, BL7 9AF
  • Eagley Out Of School Club, BL7 9LN
  • Birtenshaw, BL7 9AB
  • Belmont Primary School, BL7 8AH
  • Turton & Edgworth C of E Methodist Primary School, BL7 0AH
  • Birtenshaw Hall School, BL7 9AB
  • Eagley Infant School, BL7 9LN