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Wingates, Bolton

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Wingates, Bolton

Wingates is a small settlement located in the town of Westhoughton, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it lies mainly along the A6 road between Blackrod and Walkden. It is the home of Wingates Band, one of best-known brass bands in the United Kingdom. Wingates Lane also leads on to Lostock, and the next place east along the A6, close to (via) Chew Moor, is Chequerbent. West is Four Gates.
Post townBOLTON
Administrative CountyBolton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6507
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01942

Wingates, Bolton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wingates, eccl. dist., Bolton le Moors and Deane pars., SE. Lancashire, on SW. side of Bolton, pop. 3718.

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