Galleries Market Square by Thomas Sutch (Fuji Finepix F810)
Taken on a Friday evening.
Comment by alan on 16th November 2011 at 00:18
Interesting. Nothing on that pic was there when I lived in Wigan from the late thirties up to leaving in the early seventies. Although I lived there for forty years I bet I would get lost right away if I came back.
A lovely photo. Thank you.
Comment by Jed on 16th November 2011 at 07:32
Looks like a cold wet night in Wigan
Captured the atmosphere very well Beautiful photograph Thomas
Comment by peterp on 16th November 2011 at 08:56
Wigan outdoor market used to be very vibriant now can look like the photo during the day,cold and uninviting
Comment by Duncan on 16th November 2011 at 09:45
Looks better at night than it ever does during the day!
Comment by Trixie on 16th November 2011 at 10:56
Great photo.I think i would get lost there now too!Wish i was there..I would be interested to know where you were when you took it?
Comment by peterp on 16th November 2011 at 14:55
Trixie there is a gallery all the way round the market with shops along.Photo taken from left side of gallery looking across to indoor market
Comment by peterfrost on 16th November 2011 at 16:16
anybody who has been away from wigan for the last 20 years or so would have a job recognising the place
the people who run the borough have made a right dogs dinner of it
it is sadly one of the worst shopping areas around,
even Leigh has a better market and shopping centre than we have
Comment by Trixie on 16th November 2011 at 18:12
Thanks peterp.i can see it now.
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