A new health centre has been approved to be built on derelict land in Bolton. Planning permission has been granted to build the Gloster Health and Well-being Centre which is designed to house four clinical tenants, either GPs or community dentists.
The developer also hopes to a attract an optician or physiotherapist business into a retail unit at the centre. The plans were submitted by Nash Patel, who is described in supporting documents as the landowner and owner of two local businesses.
The site in question is on Gloster Street, Haulgh, a residential area east of Bolton town centre. A design and access statement published by Bolton Council, said: “The client wishes to use the currently derelict site on Gloster Street to develop a health and well-being resource for the community in which he lives and also owns two businesses. READ MORE: Give Greater Manchester more power to help young people, ex-levelling up chief says “The intention is to develop a two storey building that can provide sufficient accommodation for up to four clinical tenants (general practice/community dentistry) in a variety of configurations dependent upon individual requirements.