Horwich is a very remote area with very urban streets. It has a population of around 20,000 and is a few miles away from Bolton. Horwich is an area that does well, serving over 20,000 people with the quality of houses and shops in the area.
Horwich is lucky enough to have 4 major supermarkets in Asda, Tesco, Aldi and Iceland in the area. Recently EU grants have helped create a town centre with specialist shops ran by the locals themselves. Local businesses will always thrive in this area.
Transport to Bolton is phenomenal with frequent buses and to Manchester and Preston it is easy to get to too Blackrod Railway Station which also has a park and ride facility to cater for the high number of people using the train to travel to Manchester or Preston. There are buses that alos run to Wigan, Chorley and Preston from Horwich. Furthermore, Manchester Airport is les tha an hour away on the train from Horwich Parkway.
Nearby is Rivington and Blackrod High school, which is a Specialist Technology College. The high achieving school is within walking distance from homes in Horwich.
Horwich is also home to Bolton Wanderers F.C, the former Premier League Club’s ground, the Macron Stadium is in Horwich. It all adds up to a happy community as the ground brings together everyone from Bolton areas.
Atwel James knows that Horwich is famous for its sport, with a cricket club, the Bolton Arena used in the 2002 Commonwealth games, major racket sports tournaments and even a cycling club. However what it all makes is, is an area that is lives together in a friendly neighbourhood