Skelmersdale Tourism, United Kingdom

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Skelmersdale /ˈskɛlməzˌdeɪl/ is a town in West Lancashire, England. It lies on high-ground on the River Tawd, 6 miles (10 km) to the west of Wigan, 13 miles (21 km) to the northeast of Liverpool, 15 miles (24 km) south-southwest of Preston. As of 2006, Skelmersdale had a population of 38,813, down from 41,000 in 2004. The town is known locally as Skem /ˈskɛm/.The first recorded use of the name Skelmersdale appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. It was under the rule of Uctred as part of the hundred of West Derby. The urbanisation and development of Skelmersdale largely coincided with the Industrial Revolution. Industrial scale coal mining began in the early 19th century and continued to expand during that century to give rise to Skelmersdale as an important colliery village. The town forms part of the Wigan Urban Area. Skelmersdale was designated as a new town in 1961.

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If you are looking for travel information of Skelmersdale in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Skelmersdale is located at a short trip away from Manchester a major city in United Kingdom. Take a short trip from Skelmersdale and set some time aside to explore the Manchester. Dotted with places like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Skelmersdale are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Skelmersdale*

  • Pollution Statistics in Skelmersdale

    Know the pollution level of Skelmersdale before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Skelmersdale: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Skelmersdale - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 55.99 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 27.3 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.74 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.85 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.81 (Very High)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Skelmersdale

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Skelmersdale

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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