Hundreds of new homes and jobs to be created as new development is approved

Bolton Town Hall

Bolton Town Hall

First published in News The Bolton News: Photograph of the Author by , news feature writer

HUNDREDS of homes and jobs are to be created after councillors approved plans for a major new employment and housing development — provided a link road is built by developers.

Two applications, submitted by the same developers, Bellway Homes Ltd, Taylor Wimpey Manchester and B&B Boys Ltd, outlined the development of 309 semi-detached and mews-style homes for land south of Crompton Way, and employment units on land north of Britannia Way, Tonge Moor.

Initial plans for a highway link road were changed to make it a "normal" road to allow traffic to travel from north to south.

At a planning meeting at Bolton Town Hall yesterday, David Diggle, supporter of the plan, said with the addition of a link road from Crompton Way to Britannia Way, the application was a “win-win scenario.”

But Cllr Sufrana Bashir Ismail, for Crompton Ward, raised concerns that the road needed to be big enough for the sheer volume of traffic.

She said: “It appears highways have conceded defeat with the developers, but as a ward councillor who wants to make a difference to not only the ward, but also to all of Bolton, I am not going to give up opening up access to the north of Bolton from the A666.

“Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set.

"It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.”

Further concerns were raised by Cllr Mudasir Dean.

He said: “If we were to approve plans for 309 houses we will close the chapter on any future bypass being built to ease the ever-increasing traffic.

“Let’s not look at this with a short-term view, let’s look at the importance of the site for the future of our town.

“This committee does not want to be in a position where we approve the scheme and regret it in years to come.”

But Cllr Nick Peel said: “The only alternative is to develop on green belt. It’s down to local authorities to develop on previously developed land.”

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2:31pm Fri 1 Aug 14

pradagucci says...

I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice. pradagucci
  • Score: -11

2:31pm Fri 1 Aug 14

FreedomOfSpeech1945 says...

Ahhh some more of or heritage and history down the pan. This council is ruining our town!
Ahhh some more of or heritage and history down the pan. This council is ruining our town! FreedomOfSpeech1945
  • Score: 10

2:35pm Fri 1 Aug 14

IvanCamposHair says...

pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
[quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups. IvanCamposHair
  • Score: -2

2:40pm Fri 1 Aug 14

Gore Seer says...

Its Nice To Know We Need New Build, But What About Empty Property?.
Its Nice To Know We Need New Build, But What About Empty Property?. Gore Seer
  • Score: 10

2:41pm Fri 1 Aug 14

FreedomOfSpeech1945 says...

IvanCamposHair wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.
[quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.[/p][/quote]What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected. FreedomOfSpeech1945
  • Score: 21

2:56pm Fri 1 Aug 14

BWFC1988 says...

pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
The article was posted at 2:17pm, your comment was posted at 2:31pm. Give us a chance.
[quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]The article was posted at 2:17pm, your comment was posted at 2:31pm. Give us a chance. BWFC1988
  • Score: 10

3:09pm Fri 1 Aug 14

IvanCamposHair says...

FreedomOfSpeech1945 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.
Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.
[quote][p][bold]FreedomOfSpeech1945[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.[/p][/quote]What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.[/p][/quote]Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque. IvanCamposHair
  • Score: -2

3:16pm Fri 1 Aug 14

BWFC1988 says...

IvanCamposHair wrote:
FreedomOfSpeech1945 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.
Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.
You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.
[quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FreedomOfSpeech1945[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.[/p][/quote]What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.[/p][/quote]Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.[/p][/quote]You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though. BWFC1988
  • Score: 6

3:25pm Fri 1 Aug 14

Terry McC says...

Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set.

"It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.”

Check out how many people at Warburtons are British one more of the big local companys that take all the migrants on like Greenhalghs Bakery and Stateside Foods
Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set. "It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.” Check out how many people at Warburtons are British one more of the big local companys that take all the migrants on like Greenhalghs Bakery and Stateside Foods Terry McC
  • Score: 4

3:52pm Fri 1 Aug 14

BlueRay79 says...

pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
All these extra immigrants need somewhere to live you know!
[quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]All these extra immigrants need somewhere to live you know! BlueRay79
  • Score: 5

4:00pm Fri 1 Aug 14

OriginalAngryDad says...

Terry McC wrote:
Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set.

"It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.”

Check out how many people at Warburtons are British one more of the big local companys that take all the migrants on like Greenhalghs Bakery and Stateside Foods
Stop whinging and apply if you want a job.

I've worked for both Warburtons and Stateside as a Production Manager and the reason you see "migrant workers" being employed there is simple - they actually want to work, as opposed to sitting at home all day watching telly and fiddling about on Facebook.

And I still have close links to both businesses and can confirm that the split between "indigenous" workers and foreigners is about 75/25 in both cases.

But hey, why let that get in the way of a good rant....?
[quote][p][bold]Terry McC[/bold] wrote: Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set. "It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.” Check out how many people at Warburtons are British one more of the big local companys that take all the migrants on like Greenhalghs Bakery and Stateside Foods[/p][/quote]Stop whinging and apply if you want a job. I've worked for both Warburtons and Stateside as a Production Manager and the reason you see "migrant workers" being employed there is simple - they actually want to work, as opposed to sitting at home all day watching telly and fiddling about on Facebook. And I still have close links to both businesses and can confirm that the split between "indigenous" workers and foreigners is about 75/25 in both cases. But hey, why let that get in the way of a good rant....? OriginalAngryDad
  • Score: 17

4:26pm Fri 1 Aug 14

Brumas says...

You are going to get these houses whether we like it or not, just consider that Three Hundred and Nine houses is small fry, compared to the almost Three Thousand that are proposed for Horwich. These proposals for Horwich will (To Date) have no extra roads to use only the already gridlocked roads in place. The first application for Seventeen Hundred Houses goes before a special Planning Meeting on August 21st. Stand bye for Fireworks and think your selves lucky you will have a new road to help with the traffic.
You are going to get these houses whether we like it or not, just consider that Three Hundred and Nine houses is small fry, compared to the almost Three Thousand that are proposed for Horwich. These proposals for Horwich will (To Date) have no extra roads to use only the already gridlocked roads in place. The first application for Seventeen Hundred Houses goes before a special Planning Meeting on August 21st. Stand bye for Fireworks and think your selves lucky you will have a new road to help with the traffic. Brumas
  • Score: 6

4:36pm Fri 1 Aug 14

The Squire In Residence says...

Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community.
Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame.
As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey
Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community. Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame. As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey The Squire In Residence
  • Score: 31

5:12pm Fri 1 Aug 14

itsnotthatbad says...

The Squire In Residence wrote:
Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community.
Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame.
As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey
PradaPoundshop has not got a clue. I'm sooo glad I moved from astley bridge. used to take ages getting home from Bolton on the bus. and YES it was only due to multiple toyota corrolas and avensis blocking the roads or turning at cycle store!!
[quote][p][bold]The Squire In Residence[/bold] wrote: Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community. Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame. As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey[/p][/quote]PradaPoundshop has not got a clue. I'm sooo glad I moved from astley bridge. used to take ages getting home from Bolton on the bus. and YES it was only due to multiple toyota corrolas and avensis blocking the roads or turning at cycle store!! itsnotthatbad
  • Score: 1

6:10pm Fri 1 Aug 14

pradagucci says...

FreedomOfSpeech1945 wrote:
Ahhh some more of or heritage and history down the pan. This council is ruining our town!
Sorry which heritage are you talking about? The homes being built once a derilic, dirty, rusty factory is demolished? Is that heritage for you????????
[quote][p][bold]FreedomOfSpeech1945[/bold] wrote: Ahhh some more of or heritage and history down the pan. This council is ruining our town![/p][/quote]Sorry which heritage are you talking about? The homes being built once a derilic, dirty, rusty factory is demolished? Is that heritage for you???????? pradagucci
  • Score: 4

6:15pm Fri 1 Aug 14

pradagucci says...

BWFC1988 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
FreedomOfSpeech1945 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.
Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.
You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.
Each house will be selling for around 300k. The Muslims might buy all of them and build a wall around it and we will vote for independence like Scotland. It's going to be a new village called BOLTONISTAN. My whole family have already put our names down!!! (Now you will see a protest!)
[quote][p][bold]BWFC1988[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FreedomOfSpeech1945[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.[/p][/quote]What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.[/p][/quote]Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.[/p][/quote]You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.[/p][/quote]Each house will be selling for around 300k. The Muslims might buy all of them and build a wall around it and we will vote for independence like Scotland. It's going to be a new village called BOLTONISTAN. My whole family have already put our names down!!! (Now you will see a protest!) pradagucci
  • Score: 6

6:22pm Fri 1 Aug 14

pradagucci says...

itsnotthatbad wrote:
The Squire In Residence wrote:
Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community.
Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame.
As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey
PradaPoundshop has not got a clue. I'm sooo glad I moved from astley bridge. used to take ages getting home from Bolton on the bus. and YES it was only due to multiple toyota corrolas and avensis blocking the roads or turning at cycle store!!
Toyota's are good reliable cars, that's why YOU use them when calling for a taxi!! It's better than driving a Ford focus purchased on finance!
[quote][p][bold]itsnotthatbad[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Squire In Residence[/bold] wrote: Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community. Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame. As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey[/p][/quote]PradaPoundshop has not got a clue. I'm sooo glad I moved from astley bridge. used to take ages getting home from Bolton on the bus. and YES it was only due to multiple toyota corrolas and avensis blocking the roads or turning at cycle store!![/p][/quote]Toyota's are good reliable cars, that's why YOU use them when calling for a taxi!! It's better than driving a Ford focus purchased on finance! pradagucci
  • Score: 1

6:51pm Fri 1 Aug 14

calvin street says...

pradagucci wrote:
BWFC1988 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
FreedomOfSpeech1945 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.
Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.
You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.
Each house will be selling for around 300k. The Muslims might buy all of them and build a wall around it and we will vote for independence like Scotland. It's going to be a new village called BOLTONISTAN. My whole family have already put our names down!!! (Now you will see a protest!)
I see you have a big family .
[quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BWFC1988[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FreedomOfSpeech1945[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.[/p][/quote]What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.[/p][/quote]Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.[/p][/quote]You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.[/p][/quote]Each house will be selling for around 300k. The Muslims might buy all of them and build a wall around it and we will vote for independence like Scotland. It's going to be a new village called BOLTONISTAN. My whole family have already put our names down!!! (Now you will see a protest!)[/p][/quote]I see you have a big family . calvin street
  • Score: 4

7:15pm Fri 1 Aug 14

pradagucci says...

calvin street wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
BWFC1988 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
FreedomOfSpeech1945 wrote:
IvanCamposHair wrote:
pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development?

Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.
What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.
Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.
You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.
Each house will be selling for around 300k. The Muslims might buy all of them and build a wall around it and we will vote for independence like Scotland. It's going to be a new village called BOLTONISTAN. My whole family have already put our names down!!! (Now you will see a protest!)
I see you have a big family .
MASSIVE family!!! Got loads of bros init!!
[quote][p][bold]calvin street[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BWFC1988[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FreedomOfSpeech1945[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]IvanCamposHair[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]I wonder if there will be a petition and campaign by 'concerned' residents about this development? Doubt it because it does provide a cover for racist groups.[/p][/quote]What has Blackburn Road got to do with it? It's Tonge Moor Road that will be affected.[/p][/quote]Tonge Moor Road or Blackburn Road an extra 309 houses will cause greater traffic problems than one mosque.[/p][/quote]You don't have to be muslim to acquire one of the 309 houses though.[/p][/quote]Each house will be selling for around 300k. The Muslims might buy all of them and build a wall around it and we will vote for independence like Scotland. It's going to be a new village called BOLTONISTAN. My whole family have already put our names down!!! (Now you will see a protest!)[/p][/quote]I see you have a big family .[/p][/quote]MASSIVE family!!! Got loads of bros init!! pradagucci
  • Score: 5

9:29pm Fri 1 Aug 14

nigella farrage says...

Both Blackburn Road and Tonge Moor Road will be affected - especially wit eth link onto Britannia Way which links onto Water Meetings Road and Blackburn Road!!!!

As for the heritage. It seems someone doesn't know the area. the old textile mills were torn down over 30 years ago and replaced with so-called modern paper factory. That company has now moved on and there is nothing but an unused building, which cannot be converted, and unused land.

As for empty property. Firstly either council or the private companies have to go to court to fight for title of the property, which costs money, and then redevelop - hence would push the price of housing up even more to recoup the expenditure!!!! Empty properties does not mean there is no owner - even if current owners has passed away the title goes on to crown (intestate) or family line. If Crown owns it then one still has to go to court to get Title as Crown is different from local council or even The Government!!!
Both Blackburn Road and Tonge Moor Road will be affected - especially wit eth link onto Britannia Way which links onto Water Meetings Road and Blackburn Road!!!! As for the heritage. It seems someone doesn't know the area. the old textile mills were torn down over 30 years ago and replaced with so-called modern paper factory. That company has now moved on and there is nothing but an unused building, which cannot be converted, and unused land. As for empty property. Firstly either council or the private companies have to go to court to fight for title of the property, which costs money, and then redevelop - hence would push the price of housing up even more to recoup the expenditure!!!! Empty properties does not mean there is no owner - even if current owners has passed away the title goes on to crown (intestate) or family line. If Crown owns it then one still has to go to court to get Title as Crown is different from local council or even The Government!!! nigella farrage
  • Score: 1

10:24pm Fri 1 Aug 14

Zidane- says...

OriginalAngryDad wrote:
Terry McC wrote:
Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set.

"It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.”

Check out how many people at Warburtons are British one more of the big local companys that take all the migrants on like Greenhalghs Bakery and Stateside Foods
Stop whinging and apply if you want a job.

I've worked for both Warburtons and Stateside as a Production Manager and the reason you see "migrant workers" being employed there is simple - they actually want to work, as opposed to sitting at home all day watching telly and fiddling about on Facebook.

And I still have close links to both businesses and can confirm that the split between "indigenous" workers and foreigners is about 75/25 in both cases.

But hey, why let that get in the way of a good rant....?
Migrant workers in general are punctual, reliable and hard working with good work ethics! They are also willing to work weekends when others are suffering from hangover!
[quote][p][bold]OriginalAngryDad[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry McC[/bold] wrote: Crompton is a deprived ward. We have large employers like Warburtons, but they do not employ local people because they do not have the right skill set. "It is my priority to persuade employers in my ward to take on people from the ward.” Check out how many people at Warburtons are British one more of the big local companys that take all the migrants on like Greenhalghs Bakery and Stateside Foods[/p][/quote]Stop whinging and apply if you want a job. I've worked for both Warburtons and Stateside as a Production Manager and the reason you see "migrant workers" being employed there is simple - they actually want to work, as opposed to sitting at home all day watching telly and fiddling about on Facebook. And I still have close links to both businesses and can confirm that the split between "indigenous" workers and foreigners is about 75/25 in both cases. But hey, why let that get in the way of a good rant....?[/p][/quote]Migrant workers in general are punctual, reliable and hard working with good work ethics! They are also willing to work weekends when others are suffering from hangover! Zidane-
  • Score: 2

3:56pm Sat 2 Aug 14

itsnotthatbad says...

pradagucci wrote:
itsnotthatbad wrote:
The Squire In Residence wrote:
Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community.
Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame.
As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey
PradaPoundshop has not got a clue. I'm sooo glad I moved from astley bridge. used to take ages getting home from Bolton on the bus. and YES it was only due to multiple toyota corrolas and avensis blocking the roads or turning at cycle store!!
Toyota's are good reliable cars, that's why YOU use them when calling for a taxi!! It's better than driving a Ford focus purchased on finance!
This they may be but I'm saying at certain times of the day they block the streets. And BTW my ford focus was bought outright as don't do finance! Only owner name on the logbook! Very rarely get a taxi too!
[quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]itsnotthatbad[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Squire In Residence[/bold] wrote: Sufrana Bashir Ismail will only ever back her own community - not everyone in her ward is from her community. Relief road? We USED to have one, it was called Moss Bank/Crompton Way - that was before some bafoon decided to make it a bottle neck at every traffic lights and reduce it to single lanes. BMBC hang your head in shame. As for the link between arguments over the super mosque and this development, well there wont be over a thousand people walking up/down and across the **** road every Friday - or park as though the car is abandoned on every side street.... wakey wakey[/p][/quote]PradaPoundshop has not got a clue. I'm sooo glad I moved from astley bridge. used to take ages getting home from Bolton on the bus. and YES it was only due to multiple toyota corrolas and avensis blocking the roads or turning at cycle store!![/p][/quote]Toyota's are good reliable cars, that's why YOU use them when calling for a taxi!! It's better than driving a Ford focus purchased on finance![/p][/quote]This they may be but I'm saying at certain times of the day they block the streets. And BTW my ford focus was bought outright as don't do finance! Only owner name on the logbook! Very rarely get a taxi too! itsnotthatbad
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2:31pm Mon 4 Aug 14

655321 says...

pradagucci wrote:
I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.
Buildings to provide roofs over peoples heads = needed

Buildings for the unnecessary worship of man-made invisible sky fairies = NOT needed.
[quote][p][bold]pradagucci[/bold] wrote: I see no comments from anyone regarding cause of traffic on Blackburn rd like they did when the mosque was approved. 600 homes, that's a minimum extra 600-1000 cars on Blackburn rd daily..........nice.[/p][/quote]Buildings to provide roofs over peoples heads = needed Buildings for the unnecessary worship of man-made invisible sky fairies = NOT needed. 655321
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