Bloor Homes Atherton
A planning application is due to be submitted to Wigan Council this month

Bloor gets ball rolling in Atherton

Dan Whelan

Landowner Tarleton Estates has selected the housebuilder to deliver the first 120 units of a wider 830-home masterplan, on land off Bee Fold Lane. 

Wigan Council granted outline planning permission to the 76-acre masterplan last year and Bloor Homes is working up detailed proposals for three- and four-bedroom houses, due to be submitted this month. 

Subject to gaining approval, construction of the Atherton scheme could start this summer, according to the housebuilder. 

The wider site, located south of Atherton town centre, is split into three parcels. 

Under Tarleton Estate’s outline consent, the other two parcels include plans for 170 homes, to be accessed via Crab Tree Lane, and proposals for 540 homes accessed from Leigh Road. 

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Great news when do you need bricklayers

By Jeff

Leave our green land alone !! We dont want any more over priced houses in our town of Atherton

By Keith Lavelle

I think it’s time land and other empty buildings are used as housing instead of building on the green spaces. You can’t keep cutting down trees and building on green country land and expect no consequence for your actions. More than ever now, our country side and green places are important.
Overpriced houses built on land that is more valuable how it is. Full of nature. I think it’s wrong and unecessary to build these houses. It’s yet again all about money!

By Stephanie jaques

We dont have the infrastructure to support all these houses. Add together all those on north road the old factory as well as Beefold Lane we are getting swamped. We must also think out the houses proposed for Hulton Estate and North Leigh. Please leave us with our green spaces.

By Gillian tomlinson

Stop building on any green and farming land !

By Sam

Fantastic news planning on buying in this area can’t wait to see the floor plans

By Debbie

Are there any updates on what house types will be available?

By Angelina