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Parkside, Barrow-in-Furness

Parkside
Ainslie Street, Barrow-in-Furness.jpg
Ainslie Street east looking towards Barrow Park
Parkside, Barrow location map.jpgParkside shown within Barrow-in-Furness
Population5,584 (2011.Ward)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBARROW-IN-FURNESS
Postcode districtLA
Dialling code01229
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
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Cumbria

Parkside is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. It is bordered by Hindpool, Ormsgill, Hawcoat, Newbarns and Risedale and had a population of 5,742 in 2001,[1] reducing to 5,584 at the 2011 Census.[2] It is one of the town's most centralised wards and contains Barrow's main park (hence the ward's name), as well as the newly established Furness Academy. Abbey Road - Barrow's principal road runs down the entire western side of Parkside. The majority of housing to the west of Abbey Road is terraced and semi-detached, whilst the eastern side of Parkside is predominantly parkland and fields with the exception of some semi and detached housing. There are a number of place of worship in Parkside including Abbey Road Baptist Church, Spring Mount Christian Fellowship and Trinity Church Centre.[3] Barrow's first synagogue was founded in 1902 on Abbey Road although it closed less than twenty years later.[4]

Barrow Park

Demographics

Vital statistics[1] Parkside Barrow-in-Furness England
Religious individuals 81.93% 81.61% 77.71%
Non-religious individuals 11.11% 10.79% 14.59%
Religion withheld 6.95% 7.59% 7.69%
Individuals in fairly
good to good health
89.99% 86.75% 90.97%
Individuals in bad health 10.01% 13.25% 9.03%
People aged 16–74 who
are economically active
67.73% 60.84% 66.87%
People aged 16–74 who
aren't economically active
32.27% 39.16% 33.13%
People aged 16–74
with no qualifications
24.52% 32.82% 28.85%

References

  1. ^ a b "Parkside: Key Figures for 2001 Census". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Places of Worship in Barrow-in-Furness". GENUKI. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
  4. ^ "Abbey Road/ Ainslie Street Synagogue". GENUKI. Retrieved 2011-01-19.

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