Testimonials

Posted on 10th July 2024
(Year 5 teacher, St Paul’s)
I just wanted to send an email to share some positive feedback about yesterday’s school trip to the Anderton centre. I brought my Year 5 class (St Paul’s) and it was any first trip as an ECT. The staff who met us there 2 men and 2 ladies were absolutely fantastic. They were patient and encouraging with the children and...
Posted on 12th April 2021
The Prince’s Trust Preston Group
To: the team at the Anderton Centre, We just wanted to take the opportunity to say a big thank you to all your staff (James, Tony, Savannah, Mark, Jonnie and Mike the chef especially) for a fantastic week residential. The staff mentioned were outstanding to our group and extremely patient/accommodating to their requests. For instance, there was an afternoon we...
Posted on 16th December 2020
Anderton Centre Provide Respite for Park Road Junior School
The Anderton Centre provided respite for Park Road Junior School who had been struggling to find any extra-curricular activity for their students. The independent junior school in Bolton for boys aged 7-11 years hadn’t been able to find anywhere providing safe outdoor provision due to Covid restrictions until the Karen Winstanley, the Headteacher  spotted an advert on the Anderton Centre’s...
Posted on 8th December 2020
Anderton Centre Works With Meadow View Learning Centre
Meadow View Learning Centre provides ‘Integrated Therapeutic Provision’ to 8-18 year olds, helping young people feel safe and happy within their learning environment. The residential centre, with an onsite school strives to create a timetable and curriculum which meets the individual needs of each pupil and breaks down barriers to learning. The team at Meadow View are dedicated to the...
Posted on 20th November 2020
The National Deaf Children’s Society and the Walthew House Youth Club Visit The Anderton Centre
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) and the Walthew House Youth Club (WHYC) Stockport have had a close association with LOAI over the past ten years. Coordinator of WHYC, June Battye, knew the Anderton Centre was the ideal place to bring a group of 6-14 year old deaf children for an activity day. The group had a tremendously successful day...
Posted on 4th October 2020
NHS Trust Come To The Anderton Centre For Wellbeing Day
The NHS Trust in East Cheshire recently invested in a wellbeing day for their team, hosted by the Anderton Centre. The NHS staff attending are part of the Critical Care team who have been dealing with COVID over the past six months, and the team comprised of ten people; one Consultant Intensivist, seven Critical Care nurses including senior and junior...
Posted on 15th November 2019
Mark undertakes his RYA level 2 sailing course
Mark Skuce was looking for a RYA level 2 sailing course to enable him to have the necessary skills to sail dinghy’s on inland waters and following some research found a site local to him that delivered exactly what he needed. The Anderton Centre, based on Rivington reservoir offers a range of specialist water and land based training courses so...
Posted on 6th August 2019
Bolton Impact Trust Youth Challenge Girls Thrive At The Anderton Centre
Girls from the Bolton Impact Trust Youth Challenge thrive at the Anderton Centre The motto of the Bolton Impact Trust Youth Challenge is “Celebrating Achievement” and that is exactly what they do when they’re at the Anderton Centre. The Trusts aim is to inspire every young person to acquire the knowledge, skills and experience necessary, both inside and outside the...
Posted on 24th July 2019
Bolton At Home
A Bolton-based company said the stunning surroundings and consistent level of service is the reason the team returns to the Anderton Centre time and time again. Bolton at Home, a housing association based in Bolton, have used the Anderton Centre for a number of years. The company, which has 900 staff, regularly uses the Chorley-based centre for its business development...