Winstanley, Greater Manchester facts for kids

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Winstanley Hall 2006.jpg
Winstanley Hall
Winstanley shown within Greater Manchester
Population 11,264 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SD531051
Metropolitan borough
  • Wigan
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIGAN
Postcode district WN3
Dialling code 01942
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
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Greater ManchesterCoordinates: 53°31′22″N 2°40′38″W / 53.5229°N 2.6772°W / 53.5229; -2.6772

Winstanley is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Lancashire, the area is now a residential suburb, and has a total population of 15,849, reducing at the 2011 census to 11,264.


Train services to Wigan, Manchester and Kirkby are available at the nearby Pemberton railway station. The main road in the Winstanley area is the A571 (St.Helens to Wigan). Nearby is the A49, which gives access to the M6 motorway.

Adjacent places

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