S.W.A.N. Save Westhoughton Act Now
Commenting on a Planning Application
There are a number of ways to voice your opinion as part of the consultation process and 'Neighbour Representations' - you do not have to be directly affected or in receipt of a letter to comment.
The preferred way is to comment via the online form (comments tab) on the Planning Applications pages - you will need to be registered.
You may also e-mail Planning Control (Bolton Council) or write to Planning Control, Development and Regeneration, Town Hall, Bolton BL1 1RU (01204 336000).
We do not recommend standardised or formulaic comments and objections, use your own words related to planning and the impact of the application. Valid objections to a planning application must be 'material planning considerations'.
- Not Deemed Valid Objections
- Perceived loss of property value
- Loss of a view
- Impact of construction work
- Restrictive covenants
For reference, this is the S.W.A.N. objection for Lee hall as submitted by e-mail (17/8/15).
Further information and reading related to main content.
Development sites up for planning approval or approved. Westhoughton Current Sites.
- Aldi Supermarket - 95552/15 (23/12/15).
- Bowlands Hey  - 97377/16 (6/9/16).
- Bowlands Hey  - 02781/18 (29/1/18).
- Gaiety [Retail Units] - 02159/17 (23/10/17).
- Hartleys Farm  - 03000/18 (26/2/18).
- Hulton Park  00997/17 (22/5/17)
- Park Road (Depot)  - 00940/17 (15/5/17).
- Roscoes Farm  - 93610/15 (13/2/15).
- Wellington Street  - 95151/15 (15/10/15).
- Wigan Road  - 02169/17 (20/10/17).
Planning Search (Bolton Council) - search by reference number, postcode, ward or single line of an address.
'My Bolton' - searchable 'My Maps'… navigate to desired area, select 'Planning' / 'Applications by year' / click pop-up 'ref' to view planning application.
Westhoughton Town Council - info
Meetings take place fortnightly, Monday evenings at Town Hall. Planning matters usually discussed on a monthly basis.
Upcoming: 14 Jan (7pm) [Planning]
Bolton Council Planning Committee - info
Thurs, 10 Jan (2-6pm)
Thurs, 7 Feb (2-6pm)
Minutes/Info of all Council Meetings can be found on the Meetings Calendar - look for Committee of interest, date and click on link for info, minutes and decisions.
GMSF v2 Consultation - info
Mon, 25 Feb Dec (2-7pm)
Carnegie Hall (Library), Westhoughton
First chance to see and discuss plans for revised Greater Manchester Spatial Framework to 2037 with planners and council officers.