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Wallgate watering hole late 80s   Comments: 4
Photo: Tony   Item #: 31727  
Wallgate watering hole late 80s

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  The shift's over and it's time for a break at Wigan Wallgate .... Victoria Hotel.  

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Comments by NIGEL BROWN, 29th December 2019  nigb55009@googlemail.com 
dougie sanders and egg on legs

Comments by gibo, 31st December 2019  
those were the days no drugs and alcohol policy

Comments by Neil wignall, 2nd January 2020  
Max Melling with his back to the camera

Comments by Chris Dickinson, 3rd January 2020  CJDicki1@sky.com 
I worked in the Victoria (Vic) back in 1999-2000 as a glass collector. I appreciate it was a few years down the line from this photo but I remember the bar area as it was. The pub was run by John & Trish Parkinson who also ran the Embargo further up Wallgate. They left Wigan and both pubs while I was still working there to take over a pub in Blackpool. The Vic was an awesome pub 20 years ago and was the in place to be on a Saturday night. I do remember the place deteriorated rapidly after a couple of different managers took over and it ended up as Brunells, which served pints at £1.50. Now the site of McColls convenience store I believe.

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