Moving to Adlington, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Adlington, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Adlington in Lancashire? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Adlington is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Adlington the land of milk and honey or are Blackrod, Horwich and Chorley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Adlington

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Adlington. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Chorley 110
Birkacre 62
Adlington 20
Anderton 20
Heath Charnock 16
Grimeford Village 7
Horwich 2
Blackrod 0
Adlington Park 0
Little Scotland 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Adlington. These statitics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Adlington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Chorley South East (Best) 11995/32845
Chorley North East 12431/32845
Chorley South West 13212/32845
Horwich and Blackrod 13259/32845
Aspull New Springs Whelley 15176/32845
Coppull 15890/32845
Chorley North West 19067/32845
Adlington and Anderton 20309/32845
Standish with Langtree 22082/32845
Chorley East (Worst) 9885/32845
Reader Opinion:

Buckshaw village - it's becoming a vile place to be

Your Health in Adlington

If you are thinking of moving to Adlington, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Adlington compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Salford 1.7% 5.87% 14.04% 32.35% 46.03%
Bolton 1.4% 5.23% 14.14% 33.88% 45.36%
Chorley (Adlington) 1.22% 4.31% 13.27% 33.32% 47.88%
Rossendale 1.41% 5.11% 14.13% 33.11% 46.24%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Adlington. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Adlington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Horwich and Blackrod (Best) 11088/32845
Coppull 11239/32845
Chorley South East 12023/32845
Standish with Langtree 14962/32845
Chorley North West 15380/32845
Adlington and Anderton 16283/32845
Chorley North East 6857/32845
Chorley East 7592/32845
Aspull New Springs Whelley 9480/32845
Chorley South West (Worst) 9556/32845
Reader Opinion:

Mawdesley. Home to every boss you hated.

Deprivation in Adlington

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Adlington. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Chorley North East (Best) 10352/32845
Chorley South West 11702/32845
Chorley South East 14019/32845
Coppull 15043/32845
Aspull New Springs Whelley 15865/32845
Horwich and Blackrod 16058/32845
Adlington and Anderton 21639/32845
Chorley North West 22809/32845
Standish with Langtree 24369/32845
Chorley East (Worst) 8819/32845

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