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Introduction to Area

Church Wharf is a planned new neighbourhood right in the heart of Bolton town centre. Set alongside the River Croal, the £150m scheme will provide new homes and jobs and transform an underused piece of land into a thriving local community.

Muse Developments is working in partnership with Bolton Council to regenerate the site. Church Wharf is part of Bolton Council’s £1 billion masterplan to transform the town centre. The new neighbourhood will boost the local economy and breathe new life into the area. This development is currently in planning stage, find out more at here.

Development Principles

To create a neighbourhood

To create a neighbourhood based on developing three distinctive areas that blend different characteristics and uses and link with adjacent areas.

Develop apartment blocks

Develop apartment blocks with an emphasis on iconic design and internal courtyards that provide high quality communal space for residents.

Utilise the River Croal

Utilise the River Croal by developing a waterfront setting characterised by high quality public realm and including a mix of new housing, cafés, restaurants and other leisure uses.

Site Vision

This residential-led development includes the options for both leisure and office space, hotel accommodation and smaller retail options.

Working with us

‘What has been encouraging in the last 12 months is Bolton as a town centre is showing signs of resurgence. You have the investment in Market Place Shopping Centre, which really is a great job, and the interchange and the offices and linkages between that area and Church Wharf. With all those things coming together we can see how something could now be done with Church Wharf’

Mark Caldwell,
Chief Executive, Bluemantle Group