More than 400 people are having an affair in Leigh, according to figures by a dating website for married couples. has created an ‘Infidelity Index’ to search and discover how many people are looking for an affair in your area.

A search under ‘Leigh’ reveals a total of 442 people are cheating on their partners.

Neighbouring Atherton is apparently home to 292 cheaters, while Tyldesley has 304.

Maidenhead has claimed the title of most illicit town in Britain with more than two per cent of the population cheating, with Bournemouth declared the most faithful.

A spokesman for, Mike Taylor, said: “It is fascinating to see the breakdown of how many people are looking for affairs in your local area, who wouldn’t want to see if they live in a hanky panky hotspot?

"We have already had thousands of people visiting the website looking to see where their home town ranks compared with their friends.”