General: Over Hulton is a small suburb of Westhoughton located around 3 miles south west of Bolton. With around 400+ houses and situated near to the M61, the village is an ideal commute into Bolton and Manchester.
Location: Although a small village, Over Hulton is well connected by road with the A6 Manchester – Chorley Road, and the A579 Bolton – Leigh road running through the area. The M61 also runs just north of the location. The nearest rail stations can be found at Atherton and Hag Fold providing services running into Manchester. Over Hulton is also well connected by various bus routes including:
- No 516 Arriva – Atherton, Westhoughton & Horwich
- No 551 & 553 – Maytree – Leigh & Bolton
Healthcare: The nearest health facilities are based at Westhoughton with the nearest practice being. The Unsworth Group Practice, Captain Lees Road – 01942 812525.
Education: Over Hulton has limited institutions with St Andrew’s CE Primary the only school in the village, however there are various schools located in nearby Westhoughton.
Local facilities: Over Hulton has limited facilities but does have hairdressers, pubs and garages in the area. The nearest supermarket is the Co-Operative on Newbrook Road. There is also Sainsbury’s supermarket located in Westhoughton.
Leisure: The area is home to the lovely Hulton Park which has a lake and boat house. There are various other leisure facilities located in nearby Westhoughton.
Local authority: Bolton Council.