St Thomas' Church, Bowlee
Bowlee shown within Greater Manchester
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Bowlee is a village in Greater Manchester, England. Bowlee is situated along the Heywood Old Road (A6045) on the outskirts of Middleton between Rhodes and Heywood. Historically it forms part of Lancashire.
The RAF acquired 110 acres (0.45 km2) of land between Bowlee and the nearby village of Birch: 54 acres (220,000 m2) of land were acquired from the Langley Hall Estate plus 56 acres (230,000 m2) from Manchester Corporation. This included Bowlee Farm land and 6 acres (24,000 m2) of Parkside Farm.
Car boot sales
Large regular car boots sales are held during the summer months at the Bowlee Community Park.
The area is served by bus service 125 which is the Middleton, Rhodes, Birch, Langley, Alkrington circular which operates mornings and afternoons only from Mondays to Saturdays.
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