This presentation tells us about some of the names and interesting facts that we will find around the Westhoughton area.
The Westhoughton Town Trail is a walk around the central area of the town looking at interesting buildings and past events. You can do the walk physically or virtually, using this document as your guide.
Westhoughton in Watercolour
Westhoughton Local History Group is very fortunate to have a talented artist among its membership. Mr. Thomas Newton.
Tom was brought up in Wingates and has painted watercolours of many present and past areas and important buildings in our town. These have been curated into three tours of different areas of Westhoughton, so click the one relevant to you to see here a fantastic visual presentation of Westhoughton through the ages.
Market Street has evolved from its original construction at the end of the 19th century through many changes of purpose, changes of ownership and appearance. This presentation gives a comprehensive account, shop by shop.