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(Not to be confused with Brierfield, Lancashire.) Briercliffe (or Briercliffe-with-Extwistle) is a civil parish in the borough of Burnley, in Lancashire, England. It is situated 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Burnley. The parish contains suburbs of Burnley (including Harle Syke and Haggate), and the rural area north-east of the town. Hamlets in the parish include Cockden, Lane Bottom and in the Extwistle area, the tiny hamlet of Roggerham. The parish adjoins the Burnley parish of Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood and the unparished area of Burnley, the Pendle parishes of Brierfield, Nelson and Trawden Forest and West Yorkshire. According to the United Kingdom Census 2011, the parish has a population of 4,031, an increase from 3,187 in the 2001 census. Briercliffe-with-Extwistle was once a township in the ancient parish of Whalley, becoming a civil parish in 1866. In 1894 the parish was dissolved, part moving into the county borough of Burnley, with the rest becoming a new parish called Briercliffe, forming part of the Burnley Rural District.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Briercliffe, which is a city in United Kingdom. The nearest major city to Briercliffe is Manchester. Manchester, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Briercliffe, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Briercliffe*

  • Pollution Statistics in Briercliffe

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    • Air Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 65 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Briercliffe: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Briercliffe for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Briercliffe.

    • Burglary and Theft 77.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 71.25 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 64.47 (High)
    • Car Stealing 73.75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 82.5 (Very High)
    • Attacks 76.25 (High)
    • Drug offense 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 21.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 72.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 61.25 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.25 (Very High)
  • Living in Briercliffe - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 25.06 (Low)
    • Climate Index 85.59 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.02 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.9 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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