Bolton is a town which is situated in the North West of England. The town which developed as a centre of textile production has a tradition of cotton and wool weaving. This textile manufacturing tradition led to the development of the town during the Industrial Revolution time. In recent times, there is a shift from textile manufacturing to service sector companies and IT sectors also in the long run.
Some of the important landmarks in the town which draws a number of people from all over the country are as follows. This industry also contributes to a great extent to the economy of the region. The town hall, the Victorian Queen’s park, the market place, little Bolton town hall, Holy Trinity Church, Falcon Mill are some such places which draw a number of people to this town during holidays.
In 2005, the University of Bolton gained the status of a university. This is the highest seat of education in the area. The university was earlier known as Bolton Institute of Higher Education. The university has been granting higher education facilities to the people in the long run. The town also has a number of primary and secondary schools also.
Football, cricket, baseball, baseball, speedway racing, boxing are some of the sports practiced in the town.
The town is well connected with roads and railways to the other parts of the city. National Express coach network and the west Coast mainline serves the people in this town with easy commutation services.