Warburtons Research

Bolton

Bolton is a town in  Greater Manchester in the North West parts of England. It is the home town of Warburtons as that is the place where it was founded. In the 14th Century, Flemish weavers settled in with introduced a wool and cotton-weaving tradition which they are mostly known for. In 1929 its 216 cotton mills and 26 bleaching and dyeing works made it one of the largest and most productive centres of cotton spinning in the world which was very large for a small town in comparison to the rest of the world.

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The famous British professional boxer and two-time former world champion, Amir Khan, was born in Bolton and proudly represents Bolton as his home town.

 

Bolton Wanderers is a professional football team thats is based in Bolton. They are currently competing in the Football league championship and created its current name in 1877. They use to play at Burden Park for 102 years from 1895 but in 1997 they changed to a Reebok stadium out of town. The name was changed to Macron Stadium in July 2014 as the club had a new deal with Italian sportswear company Macron.0

 

Bolton has a museum, art gallery and library in one building and was one of the earliest public libraries established after the Public Libraries Act 1850. It is owned by the Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council and was designed by local architects, Bradshaw Gass & Hope.  The Octagon Theatre is a theatre in Bolton with a large range of genres, which include, classic drama, contemporary plays, comedies and musicals. Furthermore, the Octagon plays host to touring shows, including touring theatre, children’s plays and stand-up comedy. The building was designed by Geoffrey H. Brooks, Bolton’s Director of Architecture. It was the first professional theatre to be built in North West England after the second World War.

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This is Queens park located in Bolton.

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