Burnley Overview

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The Big Picture

Burnley is a town and borough in Lancashire, England, with a population of approximately 88,000 people. Housing in Burnley ranges from terraced houses to modern apartments, and the borough council has recently launched an initiative to build new affordable homes for residents. The community in Burnley is active, with events such as the Burnley Canal Festival and the Burnley Literary Festival drawing locals and visitors alike. The town boasts several entertainment venues, including the Burnley Mechanics Theatre and the Burnley Empire Theatre, which has undergone extensive renovation in recent years. Burnley’s economy is diverse, with major employers including Rolls-Royce, Safran Nacelles, and the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. The council is committed to boosting economic growth in the area, with projects such as the Burnley Knowledge Quarter aimed at attracting new businesses to the town.

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Burnley Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Burnley’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Burnley Diversity

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