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St James' Church, Brindle
Brindle is located in Lancashire
Population 978 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SD596241
Civil parish
  • Brindle
  • Chorley
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHORLEY
Postcode district PR6
Dialling code 01254 / 01772
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
  • Chorley
List of places
53°42′43″N 2°36′47″W / 53.712°N 2.613°W / 53.712; -2.613

Brindle is a small village and civil parish of the borough of Chorley, Lancashire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 978. It is in the centre of a triangle between Preston, Blackburn, and Chorley. The area has little industry. Brindle is one of the more affluent areas in Lancashire [1], with average earnings over 33% higher than the national average. Occupations include professionals, teachers, and an increasingly retired population as well as some remaining agricultural employment.

Brindle is home to the Anglican St James' Church and a number of trails and bridle paths. As a parish offering excellent links to nearby towns including business centres such as Preston, Bolton, Chorley and Manchester. Brindle could be described as a commuter village although the village still retains a strong sense of local identity.

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