Free college bus to leigh college

Leigh College, based at Leigh Sports Village, is pleased to announce a new FREE College bus service which will begin in September 2018 and will take students straight to the door of Leigh College and home again.

These routes include

  • Bolton, Farnworth & Westhoughton
  • Walkden, Astley & Tyldesley
  • Warrington, Golborne & Lowton

This new initiative will provide students with a direct route to College and make getting to Leigh College even easier.

Located on the multi-million pound Leigh Sports Village site, Leigh College offers a wide range of full-time courses. Students can choose from vocational courses including Animal Care, Business, Health & Social Care and Computing or enrol onto an A Level Professional Honours Programme with pathways including Applied Medical, Business & Finance, Business & Marketing, Computing Science, Engineering, Health Professional, Media & Journalism or Teaching.

Students will initially be issued a free bus pass for Term 1. Travel Passes for Terms 2 and 3 will be distributed to you should your College attendance be 90% or above.

1. This offer is for the 2018/19 academic year only.

2.The free bus pass is only available to learners who:

- are aged 16-18 as at 31 August 2018 - are enrolled at Wigan & Leigh College on a full-time attendance pattern up to Level 3 -If you live out of area and are not able to access the College travel scheme, please contact the FAB Futures or reception team.

3.The free bus pass is attendance related. Passes are issued on a termly basis and for learners to receive the spring and summer term passes, they must have maintained a 90% attendance in the autumn and spring terms.

For more information on the FREE Bus Pass, call 01942 761 600.

Walkden Route

Starting in Walkden, the FREE College Bus will take the following route:

Walkden High School area Old Clough Lane/Rydal Crescent - 0745
Tyldesley Market Street, Town Hall - 0810
Astley Manchester Road, Miners Arms - 0820
Leigh College - 084

Warrington Route

Starting in Warrington, the FREE College Bus will take the following route:

A50 Orford Lane - The Hawthorne, Warrington - 0725
Padgate - Railway Station - 0735
Birchwood - Warrington Road/Birchwood Park Ave - 0745
Culcheth - Common Lane, Sainsburys - 0750
Lane Head - Church Lane, Red Lion - 0800
Golborne - High Street/Heath Street - 0810
Lowton - Slag Lane, Hare & Hounds - 0820
Leigh College - 0835


Starting in Farnworth, the FREE College Bus will take the following route:

- Shakespeare pub on Glynne St, Farnworth
- Plodder Lane
- St Helens Road
- Four Lane Ends
- Chequerbent roundabout
- Bolton Road
- Leigh Road/Lower Leigh Road
- Lovers Lane
- Atherleigh Way
- Sale Way – Leigh College drop off