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The area of Over Hulton is 1,300 acres of Greenland; houses and access to local amenities. The A579 at Four Lane Ends was the original hamlet in the township with direct access through to Atherton, Westhoughton and Salford.
The Hulton Park was owned by the Hulton family from 1335 until The Peel Group took owner ship in the Millennium. Peel have proposed restoration of The Hulton Park, which includes the creation of a championship golf course, worthy of hosting the largest and most prestigious of golf events and tournaments. In addition to the golf course and club house, proposals include; a golf training academy, a new hotel built on the same grounds as the Hulton Hall, restoration of the lost gardens, lakes, pleasure grounds, community trail and new homes.
This development plan to deliver significant local benefits to Bolton and Greater Manchester, in addition to the restoration of the degraded heritage park there will be a boost in tourism and sport, thousands of new job opportunities for local people and new homes to meet the rising local housing needs.
Why move to Over Hulton?
Over Hulton is the perfect location for commuters with strong motor way links to the M61, access to Local shop and amenities, catchment area for good local schools and nurseries.
Over Hulton is close to a handful of good local schools, in particular the well-established St Andrews C of E Primary School and Tiny footsteps children’s nursery, both of which hold ‘Good’ Ofsted reports.
Eating & Drinking
Over Hulton is just 3 miles from Bolton town centre which has just under taken a £3 Million regeneration project. New shops, restaurants and amusements are amongst many of the new improvements recently made to the town centre. If you prefer an evening walk to a local pub for some good food theres plenty to choose from. The Red Lion at Four Lane Ends has recently been renovated and the menu updated, perfect for the whole family. The Hulton Arms is a long standing pub, with good food and inviting atmosphere. Lastly, The Fat Pig restaurant is a new addition to Chequrbent round about on the A6, with fresh locally sourced food, hints to the sites history as the county police station and deals for all the family.
Sports & Leisure
Over Hulton is just 5 miles to The Macron Stadium and Middlebrook Retail Park. Whether it’s watching football from the stands, shopping till’ you drop or catching the latest movie, Middlebrook is the place to be.
Salford gave its name to the Hundred of Salford, an area which stretched from the Mersey to Rossendale and which was to form the South-East part of Lancashire when this came to be officially regarded as a separate county during the late 12th century. The old city was proud of its pioneering efforts in the field of mass radiography and the use of immunisation and vaccination and, more recently, in the work of smoke control.
Why move to Salford?
Salford is a dynamic commercial centre, currently home to more than 8,700 businesses which employ over 127,000 people. Salford’s great location, supported by excellent transport connections to major cities across the UK and Europe, makes it an ideal base for all businesses. Year on year there has been an increasing number of inward investors locating to Salford with The Quays being the most favoured destination. Salford is not a city that stands still – ambitious regeneration and development programmes such as Media CityUK continue to inspire investors and developers and ensure that the city is one of the UK’s most determined, innovative and creative business destinations.
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The Quays is Greater Manchester’s unique waterfront destination, just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester City Centre. Currently growing to be Britain’s hottest short-break destination The Quays housing everything you could do in a big city into 1 square mile. Shopping, sport, art, drama, history and truly world-class architecture - you name it and you'll find it at The Quays. A short drive away you will find the Intu Trafford centre, perfect for all the family with shopping, arcades, restaurants and bars you’re sure to have a great day!
With an abundance of excellent and good schools as reported by Ofsted you are sure to find a quality school near your chosen home. If you are looking into further education the University of Salford boasts a number of courses to meet your career needs. With a 4/5 star rating from WUSCA (Whatuni student choice awards) and an achievement of 47th place out of 124 universities in the country you can’t go wrong.
Eating & Drinking
Salford hosts plenty of bars and restaurants to satisfy any craving from The Quay’s to The Lowry, to local pubs and amenities.
Bolton began as a small village, however, Bolton grew larger and more important in the early Middle Ages, and In 1251 Bolton was made into a town. Since then Bolton has grown to over 55 million sq. meters with over 280,000 residents.
At present Bolton is undergoing a Billion pound regeneration project scaling from new homes to leisure and entertainment on a large scale as part of Bolton Economic strategy. With strategic employment and residential developments, in the Town Centre, at Logistics North and Rivington Chase taking shape; and a desire to create attractive urban environments, delivering economic, social and environmental benefits across the borough is firmly set to continue.
Why move to Bolton?
As the fifth largest employment location in the Northwest, Bolton is set to create more than 10,000 jobs in a variety of key growth sectors which will attract hundreds of millions pounds worth of investment in the next 15 years.
With direct access to the M61, M60, M62 and M6 – Bolton is within easy reach of Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport, by both road and rail. In addition, Bolton’s location on the edge of the West Pennine Moors provides ease of access to beautiful countryside.
Bolton is currently ranked as one of the best places in the UK to start a new business and is increasingly being recognised as a strategic investor destination of choice.
Sports and leisure
Bolton Council works alongside other agencies such as Bolton Arena, Bolton Lads & Girls Club, Bolton Community Leisure Trust and Bolton Wanderers Community Trust to lead on recognised sports.
The £31 million land- mark building Bolton One has been created by a partnership between the University of Bolton, Bolton Council and NHS Bolton. Gym, swimming pool, exercise classes and NHS treatment are just a hand full services on offer.
Bolton school has excellent Ofsted reports from 0-18 years along with many other state schools whom also offer this. Dependant on your location of choice Bolton has many places of education to meet your needs whether it be primary, secondary, college or university.
With good transport links to Manchester and Preston the choice is endless for further education. The University of Manchester has recently been ranking 9th out of 124 Universities in the UK and Edge Hill placed at 103.
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Bolton recently opened The Vaults in the market place. With restaurants, mini golf, bars and shopping and a brand new nine-screen cinema with state of the art digital picture and sound auditoriums and VIP luxury seating. (The Light)
Atherton is the neighbouring town to Bolton and Leigh, and a mere 12 miles to Manchester City Centre. Atherton’s main town centre is Market Street, with plenty of local shop, restaurants, pubs and amenities to meet all of your requirements.
At present Keepmoat are developing Cottonfields, an exciting new development of two, three and four bedroom homes in Atherton. Just over 11 miles from the Centre of Manchester, whether you’re looking for your first home that’s not too far from city life, or a family home on the edge of a quiet town, you’ll find your perfect home here.
Why move to Atherton?
Atherton is the perfect location for any commuter with its local train station, motor way links (M61) and bus routes. New properties with incentive offers for all and local professionals providing locally sourced produce.
Sports & Leisure
Howe Bridge Leisure centre is the place to be if you are in Atherton and are looking for some extracurricular activities. With a gym, swimming pool, exercise classes, Skate Park, adventure play for the children, climbing walls and a café you’re sure to get your sporting fix.
Atherton boasts a wealth of local schools depending on the area you chose, you’re sure to find a quality education for any child here.
Eating & Drinking
Atherton has many restaurants and bars to meet any desires from Indian to Italia to good old pub grub. You are also only a short taxi ride to Leigh, Bolton or Manchester, if you fancy a change of scenery.
Horwich is a town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, it is 5.3 miles (8.5 km) southeast of Chorley, 5.8 miles (9.3 km) northwest of Bolton and 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Manchester, with a population of 20,067 and ever growing. Horwich emerged in the Middle Ages as a hunting chase. Streams flowing from the moors were harnessed to provide power for bleachworks and other industry at the start of the Industrial Revolution. The textile industry became a major employer and after 1884 the construction of the railway works caused the population of the town to increase dramatically. The old industries have closed and urban regeneration has been led by out of town developments, particularly at Middlebrook, which, since 1997 has been the base of Bolton Wanderers football club, who play at the Macron Stadium, having moved from Burnden Park near Bolton town centre.
Why move to Horwich?
With strong local links to local transport via bus or train, Horwich is the perfect spot with stunning field views.
A short car journey will take you to The Middlebrook, the largest UK retails and Leisure Park. You can shop, dine play and stay here with endless amounts of fun to be had with the whole family.
Sports and Leisure
Horwich Leisure centre is a well-established, contemporary health and fitness venue, available for gym use, events, and classes for all. With affordable prices and offers for new comers Horwich Leisure centre is sure to satisfy your Leisure needs.
Rivington pike is the perfect destination for lovers of the outdoors, on the summit of Winter Hill, overlooking the Village of Rivington.
Education in Horwich is at a high standard with good Ofsted reports for many schools such as Rivington and Blackrod high school, St Joseph’s RC high school and Sports College, Horwich parish C of E Primary School. No Matter which area in Horwich you choose there will be a quality school for your child.
Eating & Drinking
Horwich town centre is home to plenty bars, pubs and restaurants to suit any customer. With local convenience stores, cafes and take-outs if you would rather stay in your new home there are plenty of options. A short drive will bring you to Middlebrook Retail Park, the UK’s largest retail and Leisure Park.