South Turton

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For the former local government district, see Turton Urban District.
South Turton
South Turton is located in Greater Manchester
South Turton
South Turton
South Turton shown within Greater Manchester
Population 25,067 
OS grid reference SD735122
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BOLTON
Postcode district BL2, BL7
Dialling code 01204
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°36′22″N 2°24′00″W / 53.606°N 2.400°W / 53.606; -2.400Coordinates: 53°36′22″N 2°24′00″W / 53.606°N 2.400°W / 53.606; -2.400

South Turton is an unparished area of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically the southern part of Turton in Lancashire, it lies on the southern slopes of the West Pennine Moors, and has a population of 25,067.[1]

South Turton was created in 1974 from the smaller urban area of the former Turton Urban District. This unparished area includes Bradshaw, Bromley Cross, Harwood, Dunscar, Eagley, and Egerton.[2]

Electoral wards[edit]

South Turton has two electoral wards - Bromley Cross and Bradshaw. Each ward has three councillors who represent the area on Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council.[1]

Education[edit]

Primary Schools

  • St Maxentius C.of E. Primary School, New Heys Way, Bradshaw
  • Eagley Infant School, Stonesteads Drive, Bromley Cross
  • Eagley Junior School, Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross
  • St John the Evangelist R.C. School, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross
  • Egerton Community Primary School, Cox Green Road, Egerton
  • Walmsley C.of E. Primary School, Blackburn Road, Egerton
  • Christ's Church C.of E. Primary School, Stitch-mi-Lane, Harwood
  • Hardy Mill Primary School, Belmont View, Harwood
  • Harwood Meadows Primary School, Orchard Gardens, Harwood
  • St Brendan's R.C. Primary School, Brookfold Lane, Harwood

Secondary Schools

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b South Turton Area Update. bolton.gov.uk. URL accessed 31 May 2007.
  2. ^ South Turton - Photos and information. bolton.org.uk. URL accessed 9 June 2007.

External links[edit]