Changes could be coming to create new access to a public car park.

If approved, this will create eight new car parking spaces behind Market Street in Westhoughton.

You can see the application for yourself by going to Bolton Council’s planning portal and searching the reference 18469/24. 

Other recent planning applications include:

18525/24 Part A – Notice of intention to fell 1 laburnum, Part B – notice of intention to prune a horse chestnut, two limes, one ash, one holly, one beech and one cherry on Thorn Lea Close, Bolton, BL1 5BE.

18529/24 Notice of intention to prune one hornbeam, one chestnut on Ladybridge Lane, Bolton, BL1 5DE.

18513/24 Alterations to roof from flat to gable together with render to front and other associated works on Broadway, Atherton, M46 9HW.

18512/24 Erection of a part single, part two storey rear extension on Halliwell Road, Bolton, BL1 8DE.

18505/24 Pruning of two beech trees and two copper trees on Chorley New Road, Lostock, BL6 4JT.

18506/24 Part A pruning of one beech tree, two white beam trees and four lime trees, Part B felling of one ash tree on Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AW.

18517/24 Prior notification application for a proposed larger home extension at rear (3.88M long, 3.39M max height, 2.50M eaves height) on Parkfield Road, Bolton, BL3 2BE.

18478/24 Erection of a single storey rear extension on St Helens Road, Bolton, BL3 3SE.

18472/24 Erection of a porch to the front together with a two storey rear extension on Hurlston Road, Bolton, BL3 3HT.

18470/24 Erection of a two storey extension to side together with part single part two storey extensions to rear on Southgrove Avenue, Bolton, BL1 7HG.

18461/24 Installation of a conservatory to the rear together with external alterations on Martin Avenue, Farnworth, BL4 0QU.

18460/24 Conversion of existing loft together with dormer at rear and render to entire property on Hillside Avenue, Bromley Cross, BL7 9NQ.

18462/24 Retrospective application for the erection of a dormer at rear on Ainscow Avenue, Lostock, BL6 4LR.

18465/24 Discharge of condition three (landscaping scheme) and four (scheme of biodiversity enhancements on application 15737/23 at Regent Park Golf Club, Links Road, Lostock, BL6 4AF.

18460/24 Conversion of existing loft together with dormer at rear and render to entire property on Hillside Avenue, Bromley Cross, BL7 9NQ.

Applications and plans can be viewed at

People can also check the progress of applications and comment on current applications in the consultation period.

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