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Market Place, Wigan   Views: 700
Market Place c.1890's   Comments: 3
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 30792  
 
Market Place c.1890's

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  The building No 28 WILSON & HARWOOD CLOTHIERS is now the Thomas Cook Travel Agents, and was previously JACKSONS the Tailors. The building centre picture, with the shuttered windows,was a boot repair shop and was demolished at the turn of the century and replaced by the Transport Department Offices, which were officially opened in 1905.  

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Comments by RON HUNT, 18th October 2018  
Just noticed the advert on the gable end of the building "TIMBERLAKES FOR BIKES"

Comments by WN1 Standisher, 18th October 2018  
Never seen this one before, amazing

Comments by Veronica, 6th November 2018  
Just a thought although it's very interesting to see those advertisements, it's not often we see billboards on buildings these days. I may be mistaken - certainly don't see any where I live.

 
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