Atherton lies 5 miles east of Wigan, 2 miles north of Leigh and 5.6 miles from Bolton.
Atherton is well serviced for road networks with easy access to the A580, the M61 to Manchester and Liverpool (via A579) and Bolton, the M62 and M6 via the A580.
There are two local rail stations located 0.5 miles and 0.9 miles respectively from the site that offers links to Manchester, Bolton, Wigan, Liverpool, Southport, Leeds and Huddersfield.
Adjacent to the site is a local Fire Station, Police Station and a former mill, ‘Ena Mill’ which is now a retail outlet selling clothing, gifts and home furnishings. Hamilton Square offers good access to educational, recreational and retail amenities, with the local centre situated 0.5 miles from the site. In addition, Parsonage Retail Park is located 2.8 miles from the development which offers many familiar high street brands such as M&S, Next and Sainsbury’s.
To visit Hamilton Square, please use postcode M46 0TU.