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1879 Adverts   Views: 249
1879 - Grimes   Comments: 3
Photo: PF   Item #: 32388  
1879 - Grimes
  Old Wigan firm.....sadly gone  

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Comments by PF, 21st May 2020  
The Arcade Building is and was a handsome pile in the domestic Gothic style of architecture, built for Richard Leigh, solicitor, and contained an arcade of shops, the Manchester & County Bank, and several sets of fine offices. Now sadly neglected!

Comments by Josh, 21st May 2020  
Just for interest, according to the historical inflation calculator 20 Guineas and 120 Guineas equates today to just over £2,600 and nearly £16,000.

Comments by Albert.S., 22nd May 2020  
Such a long period of time in existence, and like many other well known Wigan companies that seemed to disappear within a short distance of time. A well known Wigan Borough Police sergeant, Bert Hitchen, his wife, Faye, was a sales assistant, in this establishment.

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