Estate Agents in Atherton

Atherton is a town that has grown over the centuries in line with the changes to its industry and employment. It is now a strong retail town that is in easy reach of many of the larger towns and cities in the area.

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Atherton Overview

Closer to Wigan than Manchester, Atherton is a town that was once thought of as a centre for collieries, cotton mills and iron-works. As those industries have diminished, Atherton has reinvented itself as a retail centre, and is actually the third largest in Wigan. Its bustling lifestyle, strong levels of employment and being home to a number of independent businesses make it a great place to live for both young and old.

Average House Prices in Atherton

The town of Atherton is surrounded by older terraced houses, which serves as a reminder of its industrial past. These properties are worth, on average, £103,293, whilst a flat in the area costs £104,346. The biggest growth in house prices has been with semi-detached properties, which have grown by 3.18% to just over £139,000. The average price of a detached property in Atherton is £242,520, which is £100,000 over the average for the town as a whole.

Area Map of Atherton

Transport Links in Atherton

Motorway4 Miles
Airport18 Miles
Bus Station1 Mile
Train Station1 Mile

Supermarkets in Atherton

  • Heron Foods
    Market Street, Atherton - 0.07 miles
  • Tesco
    Crab Tree Lane, Atherton - 0.15 miles
  • Asda
    Bolton Road, Atherton - 0.32 miles

Things To Do in Atherton

There is a small pedestrian shopping centre in Atherton, with most shops around the Market Street area. The area proves popular due to the number of independent retailers it has. Atherton has two semi-professional football teams as well as a cricket club which gives sport lovers something to watch and do.

There are a number of older buildings of historical interest including Alder House, Chowbent Chapel, St John the Baptist’s Church and Chanters Farmhouse. The social club in the area stems from the Atherton Botanical Garden Club.

Restaurants & Bars in Atherton

As a large town, Atherton has a wide range of restaurants, cafes and bars for residents to enjoy. There is everything from takeaways to fine dining on offer, with a lot of oriental and Indian food to enjoy. There are a number of lovely pubs to visit whether it’s for social drinks or a meal, as well as some charming cafés which provide great meeting spots during the day.

Schools & Universities in Atherton

Primary Schools

  • Atherton St George's Church of England Primary School
    Derby Street, Atherton - 0.39 miles
  • Chowbent Primary School
    Atherton - 0.41 miles
  • Tyldesley Primary School
    Astley - 1.72 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Atherton Community School
    Hamilton Street, Atherton - 0.18 miles
  • Fred Longworth High School
    Printshop Lane, Tyldesley - 0.89 miles
  • St Mary's Catholic High School
    Astley - 2.34 miles


  • University of Bolton
    Deane Road, Bolton - 4.04 miles
  • Bury College University Centre
    Market Street, Bury - 9.23 miles
  • University of Salford
    Crescent, Salford - 9.49 miles

Hospitals & Doctors in Atherton


  • Seven Brooks Medical Centre
    Church Street, Atherton - 0.14 miles
  • Meadow View Surgery
    Nelson Street, Atherton - 0.42 miles
  • Intrahealth Atherton
    Nelson Street, Atherton - 0.42 miles


  • Woodlands Hospital
    Meadowsweet Lane, Little Hulton - 2.77 miles
  • Hulton Hospital
    Hulton Lane, Bolton - 2.86 miles
  • Royal Bolton Hospital
    Minerva Road, Bolton - 3.27 miles

Property News and Blogs for Atherton

7 Smart Questions to Ask Your Estate Agent Ahead of Selling

7 Smart Questions to Ask Your Estate Agent Ahead of Selling

Selling your home can be extremely stressful and whilst it isn’t impossible to go it alone, it is wise to enlist the services of an experienced estate agent who can provide invaluable information and insight into the real estate world. You need to compare the pros and cons of different estate agents to ensure that you’re making the right choice, and to do this you need to ask these 7 smart questions ahead of selling.

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Estate Agency Fees - How Much Should I Pay To Sell My House?

Estate Agency Fees - How Much Should I Pay To Sell My House?

So how much should you pay to sell your house? It's an interesting question, and one which house sellers have been asking themselves for many years. In all likelihood, your property is your biggest asset, and deciding which estate agent to use and fee to work with, is a major consideration when selling your home. So where do we start when assessing how much you should pay an estate agent? 

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New Report Shows Growing Demand For Property In Manchester

New Report Shows Growing Demand For Property In Manchester

A new report has shown increasing demand for property in Manchester, with the city identified as one of the locations most likely to see vendors secure the full asking price on their property.

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