Winter Hill Transmitting Station

The Winter Hill Transmitting Station is a broadcasting and telecommunications site on Winter Hill. It is situated at the southern boundary of Chorley and above Bolton. It can easily be seen from the motorway.

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It is one of the tallest structures in the UK. The mast is 310 metres tall with a diameter of 2.75 metres. It is 778.1 metres above sea level and is therefore the highest television transmitting antenna in the country.

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