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Bolton Town Hall
Population(2001 Census)
OS grid referenceSD715095
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBOLTON
Postcode districtBL1-BL7
Dialling code01204
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
Greater Manchester

Bolton (called Bolton le moors in the past) is a town in the North West of England. It is to the north-west of Manchester. It is part of Greater Manchester. Bolton was part of Lancashire until the 1970s. It was famous for its cotton industry.

The former Bolton Institute of Higher Education became the University of Bolton in 2005.[1]

Healthcare is mostly run by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

References[change | change source]

  1. MacLeod, Donald (2004-04-27). "Bolton Institute gets coveted university title". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2023-03-14.