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Contact information

The Town Clerk

Westhoughton Town Hall

Market Street

Westhoughton

Bolton

BL5 3AW

Telephone 01942 819802
Westhoughton Town Council logo

Local services 

 

You can find out what services are available near to you by visiting the My Bolton page. Simply enter your postcode in the box below and you will be able to see where your nearest schools, doctors and recycling sites are as well as when your bins will next be collected and any planning applications in your neighbourhood plus much more.

Other facilities in Westhoughton include:

Bolton Council Services

The following services are available at the Area Office, Town Hall, Westhoughton.
Telephone:  01204 33333

Councillor’s Surgery

Saturday 10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.      
Council Tax, Council Tax Support,
Housing Benefit Enquiries

Mon – Fri           
9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m
(closed  12.30 p.m. – 1.30 p.m.)
Childrens’ Services (Westhoughton)     
Tel: 01942 634530
Mon – Fri 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Members of the public may use a free telephone, which is situated in the Customer Services Office, to contact Bolton Council officers/departments regarding general inquiries on Cleansing, Highways, Street Lighting, Environmental Health, Dog Fouling, Bolton Ward Councillors Surgeries etc.

Westhoughton Town Council

Town Clerk                                               Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri          2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.      

Carnegie Hall

The Carnegie Hall is situated in Library Street, Westhoughton and is reached via the Library entrance, then either the lift or the stairs to the first floor. For availability and hire charges please telephone 01204 334301.



Westhoughton with Chew Moor Area Forum

The Area Working Team 01204 331252

Westhoughton Library

Westhoughton Library, Library Street, Westhoughton.  01942 634640

Opening Hours
Monday                  9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Tuesday                 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Wednesday            Closed
Thursday                 9.00 a.m. –  7.00 p.m.
Friday                     9.00 a.m. -   5.30 p.m.
Saturday                9.00 a.m. –   5.00 p.m.    

A free dedicated computer is available for members of the public to e-mail Bolton Council  Departments and to submit on-line Bolton Council benefits forms.  Other computers are available for use by members of the public to access the internet and for the submission of other forms ie: Universal Credit.



Westhoughton Market

Westhoughton Market, Market Street, Westhoughton.   07463 856 197
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday



Westhoughton Post Office

Post Office, Market Street, Westhoughton.  01942 813167
Click here for further information from the Post Office website (opens in a new window)


Parks

Central park

Central Park, Central Drive, Westhoughton.
Facilities include bowling greens, tennis courts and play area.



Hall Lee Bank park

Hall Lee Bank Park, Park Road, Westhoughton.
A natural glen for walks amongst wild plants and trees.



Borsdane Wood

A walk through natural woods from Dicconson Lane, Westhoughton to Hindley.



Ditchfield Gardens

Ditchfield Gardens, Market Street, Westhoughton.
An architecturally designed Garden of Remembrance.

 

Westhoughton Cemetery

Church Street, Westhoughton.   For enquiries 01204 334499



Allotments

01204 336632

Westhoughton Leisure Centre and swimming pool

Adjacent to Westhoughton High School, Bolton Road, Westhoughton.  Tel: 01942 634810
Facilities include a large sports hall, badminton courts, squash, floodlit all-weather pitch, 25 mtr pool, learner pool and fitness suite. Activities include swimming, sub-aqua club, canoe club, keep fit, badminton, squash, pool parties and 5-a-side parties, aerobics, yoga and various fitness classes . Further information available at Westhoughton Leisure Centre.

 

Health Services

Clinical Commissioning Group

St Peters House
Silverwell Street
Bolton
BL1 1PP
01204 462000

Non Emergency Urgent Care

Tel: 111  Helpline open for medical advice and information

Ambulance

In emergency dial 999

Hospitals

Royal Bolton Hospital
Minerva Road
Farnworth
Bolton
01204 390390

Beaumont Hospital
Old Hall Clough
Chorley New Road
Lostock
Bolton
01204 404404

Bolton One Medical Centre
Moor Lane
Bolton
General Outpatients 01204 463779

Hospice

Bolton Hospice
Queens Park Street
Bolton
01204 663066

Nursing Home

Wingates Residential Home
95 Chorley Road
Westhoughton
01942 813840

Bolton Metro / Bolton Health Authority

Winifred Kettle Health Centre
Leigh Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2NE.
01204 335040

Doctors

Peter House Surgery
Captain Lees Road
Westhoughton
01942 812525

Stable Fold Surgery
119 Church Street
Westhoughton
01942 813678

Church Street Surgery
294 Church Street
Westhoughton
01942 813466

Clinics

Well Baby Clinic
Westhoughton Childrens Centre, Washacre Primary School, Clough Avenue, Westhoughton, BL5 2NN.
01204 335040
Tue 1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Dentists

My Dentist
53 Park Road
Westhoughton
01942 812239

My Dentist
60 Church Street
Westhoughton
01942 815769

Chemists

Manor Pharmacy
9 Hindley Road
Westhoughton
01942 843748

Rowlands Pharmacy
44 Market Street
Westhoughton
01942 812182

Rowlands Pharmacy
Captain Lees Road
Westhoughton
01942 840979

Rigby & Higginson
140 Church Street
Westhoughton
01942 813104

Chemists with longer opening hours

Nash Pharmacy Ltd
63 Castle Street
Bolton
01204 363030
(Open every day 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. including Sunday & Bank Holidays)

Boots Chemist
Unit 5, Bolton Shopping Park,
Trinity Street, Bolton
BL5 6DH
01204 523689
(Pharmacy open Monday – Saturday until midnight)

Opticians

Susan Hilton Opticians
10 Marsden Street
Westhoughton
(01942 843888)

Police

In an emergency dial 999

For enquiries and non-emergencies dial 101

Crimestoppers 0800 555111 (Freephone)

Minicom 0161 872 6633 (Helpline for text phone users who are deaf or speech impaired)

Text Users Emergency Service 0800 112 999

Westhoughton Neighbourhood Policing  0161 856 5529

Homewatch Liaison Officer
Police Station
Unit 12R
Pavilion Square
Westhoughton
0790 403 8176

Fire

In an emergency dial 999

Fire Station
Moor Lane
Bolton
01204 902103
(For enquiries)

Electricity

Emergency (24 hours) 0800 195 41 41 (no electricity) United Utilities PLC

For electricity providers you should refer to your electricity account

Gas

Transco

For a gas emergency at any time 0800 111 999 (Freephone)

For deaf or hard of hearing Minicom/Textphone  0800 371 787

For gas providers you should refer to your gas account.

Water

United Utilities Plc

Supply enquiries and problems out of hours 0345 672 3723  (24 hours)

Account enquiries and payments:
metered properties 0345 672 999
non-metered properties 0345 672 888

Leak Line 0800 33 00 33

Transport

National Rail Enquiry Service for timetable and fare information 08457 48 49 50

Bus Information Service – GMPTE Information and Journey Planning Line
0161 228 7811

National Travel Line 0871 200 22 33

Railway Stations are situated at Leigh Road, Westhoughton and Church Street, Westhoughton

Environment Agency

General Enquiry Line: 03708 506 506 (8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Weekdays)

24 Hour floodcall service 0844 545 7979

H.M. Inland Revenue And Customs

0300 200 33 00

Universal Credit

0345 600 0723

Bolton Job Centre Plus

Blackhorse Street
Bolton
0345 604 3719

Valuation Office

(For Council Tax Band Enquiries and appeals and Business Rates)

The Valuation Office
17TH  Floor
Portland Tower
Portland Street
Manchester
M1 3LD
0300 050 3600

VAT

Revenue & Customs National Advice Service 0300 200 37 00 

Churches In Westhoughton

Church of England

Parish Church of St Bartholomew
Rev Canon Dr C Bracegirdle, The Rectory, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
01942 859251

St  Thomas’ Church, Molyneux Road, Westhoughton.
Rev Canon Dr C Bracegirdle, The Rectory, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
01942 859251

St George’s Church, The Hoskers, Westhoughton.
Rev Canon Dr C Bracegirdle, The Rectory, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
01942 859251

Parish Church Of St John The Evangelist, Wingates, Westhoughton.
Rev G Thomas, Daisy Hill Vicarage, Lower Leigh Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2EH
01942 819569 and
Rev Canon Dr C Bracegirdle, The Rectory, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
01942 859251

Parish Church Of St James The Great, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton.
Rev G Thomas, Daisy Hill Vicarage, Lower Leigh Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2EH.
01942 819569

The Hope Church
Mark Taylor, The Hope Church, Central Drive, Westhoughton, BL5 3DS
07837 787 323

Roman Catholic

Sacred Heart Rc Church, Lord Street, Westhoughton.
Rev Father R Aspden, Sacred Heart Presbytery, Lord Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3SE.
01942 812174

Methodist

Westhoughton Methodist Church, Wigan Road, Westhoughton.
Rev Lesley  Dinham
01942 581337 Church: 01942 811392

United Reformed Church

The United Reformed Church, Park Road, Westhoughton.
Reverend Sally Martin  01204 693058   

Others

Westhoughton Evangelical Church, King Street, Westhoughton.
Reverend Stephen Holland.  01254 384154

Westhoughton Pentecostal Church, Bolton Road, Westhoughton.
Pastor M Speed, 17 Allesley Close, Westhoughton, BL5 3DW
01942 389499

Education

Adult and Community Education

Westhoughton Community Learning Centre
Central Drive
Westhoughton
BL5 3DS.
For details of vocational, recreational and craft courses Tel 01204 482980

Secondary Schools

Westhoughton High School
Bolton Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3DL
Mr P Hart - 01942 814122

Primary Schools

Chequerbent St Thomas’ CE Primary School
Molyneux Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3HP
Mr R Dean - 01942 634666

Eatock Primary School
St Georges Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2EU.
Mrs A Flannery - 01942  634672

St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School
The Fairways
Westhoughton
BL5 3RE.
Mr M Johns - 01942 634717

St James Daisy Hill CE Primary School
Hindley Road
Westhoughton
BL5 2JU
Mrs C Watkin - 01942 634688

St Georges CE Primary School
The Hoskers
Westhoughton
BL5 2DW
Mr P Ivory - 01942 813069

Sacred Heart RC Primary School
Central Drive
Westhoughton
BL5 3DU
Mr M Johnson - 01942  634681

The Gates Primary School
Bristle Hall Way
Westhoughton
BL5 3QA
Mrs K Forshaw - 01942 634734

Washacre Primary School
Clough Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2NN
Jennifer Haunch - 01942 634756

Children's Centre

Westhoughton Childrens Centre, Washacre Primary School, Clough Avenue, Westhoughton, BL5 2NN.
01942  634500

Out of School Care

Barty’s Kids Club
Parish Church of St Bartholomew
School Street
Westhoughton
BL5 2BG
01942 665151 & 07881229218

Eatock Before and After School Club
Eatock CP School
St Georges Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2ER
01942 634679

Heaton Dene Schools Out
Heaton Dene Nursery
Chorley Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3NJ.
01942 813844

New Beginnings Childcare Ltd
Wigan Road
Westhoughton
01942 813812 & 07715469992

St James Out of School Club
St James Daisy Hill CE Primary School
Hindley Road
Westhoughton
01942 634688

The Parachute Club
The Gates Primary School
Bristle Hall Way
Westhoughton
BL5 3QA
07725 846 241

Westhoughton Kids Club
Acorn House
Dams Head Fold
Westhoughton
BL5 3JH
01942 790528 & 07779040353

Nursery Schools

Chequerbent St Thomas’ Nursery Unit
Molyneux Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3HP
Mr R Dean - 01942 634666

Eatock Nursery Unit
St Georges Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2EU
Miss A Flannery - 01942 634672

St Georges Nursery Unit
The Hoskers
Westhoughton
BL5 2DW
Mrs Foster - 01942 813069

The Gates Nursery Unit
Bristle Hall Way
Westhoughton
BL5 3QA
Mrs K Coiffait - 01942 634734

Washacre Nursery Unit and Child Care
Clough Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2NN
Miss L Mitchell - 01942 634756 

Westhoughton Childrens’ Centre
Washacre Primary School
Clough Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2NN
01942 634500

Private Day Nurseries

Hapitots Nursery
31 Chorley Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3PD
01942 815702

Heaton Dene Nursery School
Heaton Dene Farm
Chorley Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3NJ
01942 813844

Lilliputs Day Nursery
Bolton Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3FF
01942 811866

Rose Cottage Nursery
578 – 582 Manchester Road
Westhoughton
BL5 3JP
01942 819369

Casson Fold Day Nursery
Casson Fold
Lower Leigh Road
Westhoughton
BL5 2EH
01942 873161

Saplings Day Nursery
552 Wigan Road
Westhoughton.
01942 818334

Playgroups

Daisy Hill P.S. Playgroup
The United Reformed Church Hall
Leigh Road
Westhoughton
BL5 2JE
07703 703662

Hart Common Pre School
Westhoughton Rangers F.C.
Wigan Road
Westhoughton
BL5 2BX
07803 600974

Mother & Toddler

Eatock Primary School Mother & Toddler Group
Community Room
Eatock Primary School
St Georges Avenue
Westhoughton
01942 634672

Evangelical Church Mother & Toddler
Westhoughton Evangelical Church
King Street
Westhoughton
01254 384154 & 01942 842317

Pentecostal Church Mother and Toddler Group
Pentecostal Church
Bolton Road
Westhoughton.
01942 810163 & 375433

Childminders’ Drop-In
Eatock Primary School
St Georges Avenue
Westhoughton
01942 634672

Tots & Toddlers
John Holt Youth Centre
Birch Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2NR
07824 541 238                                              

Youth Clubs

John Holt Youth Club
Birch Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2NR                                        
01204 33 23 23

Get Active Westhoughton Youth Project
John Holt Youth Centre
Birch Avenue
Westhoughton
BL5 2NR
Contact:
Alan Booth 07920 813 119
Dominic Rice 07831 195 209

Lads & Girls Club Westhoughton
Central Drive
Westhoughton
01204 540 100

Community Centres

Westhoughton Community Learning Centre
Central Drive
Westhoughton
01204 482980 for details of vocational, recreational  and craft courses, and user groups.

Daisy Hill Community Centre
Hindley Road
Westhoughton

The Hope Centre
Central Drive
Westhoughton
BL5 3DS
01942 814698 & 07837787323

Housing

Westhoughton Area Housing

Homes for Bolton  01204 335811
Repairs- Bolton at Home  01204 328000

Other Housing Services

The Housing Advice Services
01204 335900 For General advice and assistance on housing issues

Bolton at Home
01204 328 000 Rented accommodation from Bolton Metro and Housing Associations in Bolton

Bolton Young Persons’ Housing Scheme
01204 520183 Supported housing for young people.

Homeless Welfare (The Link)
01204 335830

If you wish to apply to Bolton Council or one of the partner Housing Associations, please complete the Registration Form on line -  www.homesforbolton.org.uk

Newspapers

Bolton  News
The Wellsprings
Civic Centre
Bolton
BL1 1AR
Tel:  01204 522345  (Daily Newspaper)

Bolton Journal
The Wellsprings
Civic Centre
Bolton
BL1 1AR
Tel:  01204 522345  (Weekly Newspaper)

Living in BL
147A Chorley New Road
Horwich
BL6 5QE
01204 669966
(Free Monthly Newspaper)

The Horwich & Westhoughton Advertiser
3 Bridgebank Industrial Estate
Taylor Street
Horwich
BL6 7PD
01204 696916 (Monthly Newspaper)

Music and Drama

Bethel Crowd ADS   01942 793266
Westhoughton Methodist ADS   01942 812435
Wingates Brass Band   07970 131 460  01204 696984

Animal Welfare

Dog Warden
01204  336632

Pest Control
01204 336553

RSPCA
01204 521160 & 0300 1234 999 (emergency 24hr help line)

Wildlife Hospital
01204 690018

Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Environmental Resource Centre
499-511 Bury Road
Bolton
01204 663754