Blackburn remains a good place to raise a family, as the gentrified area has many more people renovating old 50s homes. The most dangerous places to live in are around the town centre, where most of Blackburns crime takes place.
Is Blackburn a good place to invest in property?
According to property investment site LendInvest, Blackburn and Carlisle are the top spots in England and Wales for buy to let investing, where rental yields have increased by 38 per cent and 37 per cent respectively over the past year. The rental yield in Blackburn is currently 5.69 per cent.
What do Blackburn people do for fun?
Corporation Park. Nature & Wildlife Areas • Parks. Open now.Mrs Dowsons Farm Park. 427. Scare Kingdom Scream Park. Game & Entertainment Centres. All Arms Airsoft. Shooting Ranges. Blackburn Dart Zone. Game & Entertainment Centres. Tenpin Blackburn. Bowling Alleys. Vue Cinema Blackburn. 112. Funtazia Soft Play Ltd. 116.
How did Blackburn get its name?
The name Blackburn is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in the town of Blackburn in the county of Lancashire. This place-name is derived from the Old English word burn, meaning stream, and referred to a stream in a dark area, or where the water was muddy.
Whats open for kids in Blackburn?
Turton and Entwistle Reservoir. 147. Bodies of Water. Witton Country Park. 212. Parks. Blackburn Empire Theatre. 112. Theatres. Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery. Art Museums.Planet Ice Blackburn. 114. Corporation Park. Nature & Wildlife Areas • Parks. Blackburn sports and leisure centre. Water Parks.Mrs Dowsons Farm Park. 426.
What is a person from Blackburn called?
Blackburn: The chosen ones. Blackpool: Sand grown un, Donkey lasher, seasiders, Bolton: Trotter.