This is a collection of miscellaneous images from around Bolton which do not
fit into the context of the rest of the web pages. There is also an archive from the live Bolton camera. There is a page with skyline views available. Some pictures
have also been taken from the top of St.
Peter's tower. There are also a
number of pictures of the old fountains.
Phil Kelly, an ex
Boltonian also has a selection of his own pictures of Bolton at http://www.gallery-of-photography.com/.
Some old pictures of Bolton are available,
along with some then and now pictures, and a
set of old pictures from Derby Street area.
This image is courtesy of Freeway
Internet, the local internet service provider. The light coloured building
in the lower right of the picture is the Morrisons supermarket, and to the
left of that is the Water Place leisure pool. Left of centre is the Bolton Town Hall, with the Le Mans Crescent quite obvious
from the air to the left of that. St. Peters can
be seen on the right hand edge a little over half way up.
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Bolton skyline from BIHE tower c1985
This picture taken during the mid 1980's is scanned at a higer resolution
to show detail. Centre right is the Ashburner Street market hall, with the
open air stalls in front, and to the centre right is the mill complex used
To the left is the police station and magistrates courts, the right is the
museum and art gallery. This area to the right of the picture is known as
Cheadle Square, and when not used for disabled parking, is used for a visiting
fun fair. There is an archway off the right of this picture, leading to Le Mans Crescent in the virtual walk. This picture
was taken from Blackhorse Street.
Pavement artists are often seen, when the weather is fine. This one is in the
pedestrianised part of Newport Street.
This puppeteer used to show his homemade display all over Bolton. This is
adjacent the War Memorial in Victoria Square.
The large pedestrianised area in Victoria Square
is suitable for many large scale displays by various organisations.
This sculpture was taken from the Sunnyside Mills in Bolton, and placed on the
facade of the Market Hall on Bridge Street.
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Partly obscured sculpture March 2000
Another of the sculptures.
The canopy in Newport Street can be seen in the
background. This snow had fallen overnight.
This is taken from Smithills Moor. In the centre you should be able to make
out the floodlight St. Peter's church. There is a
similar day time view in the collection of aerial
The pedestrianised area of Newport Street attracts
a number of performers. So many buskers, there is an annual
Buskers Ball at
Novelty performers in Bolton.
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Football in Victoria Square 1997
The central area is quite often used for even larger displays and events.
Seen from the top of Smithills Moor, the highest point within the borough,
close to Colliers Row.
This was taken from Winter Hill, on the right
you should be able to make out the square of Rivington
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Rickshaws in Bolton August 2000
For an experimental time there was a free rickshaw service in the town
A dusk-time view of the town hall in Victoria
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