What does the neighbourhood look like?

The area is a large estate with a lot of green space surrounded by houses. It is predominately a family estate.

Types of properties in neighbourhoods

Casterton and Lanehead consist mostly of two and three bedroom properties, the majority of which are owned by us. There are also some sheltered bungalows and 28 flats.

Kibble Bank consists mostly of three and four bedroom houses and sheltered flats. We own around 40% of the estate – the rest are privately rented properties and owner occupiers.

We also have one sheltered scheme at Royal Court, and ten bungalows on Harrison Street.

Things to do

There are several parks and play areas to relax with the family and keep the kids busy, including Thompson Park, Rakehead Park, and Prairie Playing Fields. Belvedere Cricket Club is also nearby.

Keep your youngsters busy at the Young People’s Service, Finsley Gate.

Nearby facilities (shops, restaurants, pubs, etc)

The area is near Burnley General Hospital. There are several restaurants and take aways nearby, including:

  • Green Bangla
  • Aroma Asian Restaurant
  • Desi Pizza Grill
  • The Prairie
  • Santa’s Pizza

If you have friends or relatives coming to visit for a short while, thay could stay in the nearby Premier Inn.

There are several chemists nearby for those medical essentials. The area is also near to a number of doctors’ and dental surgeries.

Schools and other places of education

There are several schools nearby, including:

  • Sir John Thursby Community College
  • St Johns R C Primary School
  • Heasandford Primary School
  • Casterton Primary School
  •  Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College
  •  Reedley Hallows Nursery School and Children’s Centre
  • Thomas Whitham Sixth Form
  • Reedley Primary School

Places of worship

There are several places of worship near to the area, including:

  • St Cuthbert C of E Church
  • St John the Baptist R C Church
  • St Andrew’s Church
  • The Parish Church of Saint James
  • St Cuthbert’s Church Hall
  • The Central Mosque
  • Queensgate Islamic Centre

Local community groups/resources

There are a number of local community groups and resources for you to get involved with, including Central Briercliffe Residents Action Group and Briercliffe Parish Council.

Nearest supermarket

The area is near several supermarkets including:

  • Tesco Stores
  • Iceland Foods
  • Somerfield Stores
  • Supersafe Mini Market
  • Reedley Esso Express
  • Asda
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Kashmire Watan

Public transport links

A local bus service runs through Casterton Avenue and Briercliffe Road.