What does the neighbourhood look like?

Stoops, Hargher Clough and Plane Tree are large, widely-spread estates in the Coal Clough area of Burnley, with approx. 950 pre-war properties, all of which have been recently externally refurbished.

Types of properties in neighbourhoods (inc. average no. of bedrooms + number of properties in area)

The area is made up of two, three and four bedroom houses, and one bedroom flats and bungalows. Some of the bungalows are sheltered.

Things to do

There are a number of community activities you can get involved with, many of which take place at the Valley Street and Venice Street Community Centres.

Keep the kids busy at the local children’s clubs and discos.

Nearby Scott Park contains ball courts, tennis courts, woodland walks and much more.

Nearby facilities (shops, restaurants, pubs, etc)

There are many shops and services within easy reach of the area, including:

  • Library, Coal Clough Lane
  • Post Office, Coal Clough Lane
  • A variety of local shops on Coal Clough Lane, including greengrocers, bakers, newsagents, florists, and chemist
  • Spar, Accrington Road
  • Chemist, Accrington Road

The Fold, Venice Avenue, is also near at hand, and contains both a health centre and a dental surgery.

Schools and other places of education

Local schools include Christ the King RC Primary School, Cherry Fold Primary School, The Rose School, and Hameldon Community College.

Places of worship

The nearest place of worship is St Matthew’s Church.

Local community groups and resources

You can get involved in your neighbourhood with Stoops and Hargher Clough Residents Association.

Nearest supermarket

The nearest supermarket is Farmfoods. Burnley town centre is also a brief bus journey away.

Public transport links

The Mainline bus route runs from this neighbourhood to Burnley town centre and neighbouring areas.