Very surprised that it is still opened today with all of the pubs keeps closing, it must be doing well.
Comment by Garry on 6th September 2018 at 10:09
That's it Julie, pubs that don't do well close. The Amberswood tavern near Ince park has closed, after locals tried their best to save it. Looks like a nice pub as well, with good parking.
Comment by Sam h on 6th September 2018 at 10:21
Know this pub but cant think where it is.
Comment by Elizabeth on 6th September 2018 at 10:32
Glad to see it is still open, especially as it dates from 1700 ! My daughter's friend is married to a lad who used to live here.
Comment by Carolaen on 6th September 2018 at 12:18
Sam h. It's just past the Canal bridge in New Springs on the left hand side as tough towards Aspull.
When I lived in Scholes (left Wigan in 1970) this pub was always referred to as The Stone Alehouse despite the Colliers Arms Sign. Is it still l called that ?
Comment by Alan on 6th September 2018 at 13:03
Cut the price of ale, then folk will go out to the pubs.
Comment by Mick on 6th September 2018 at 13:49
Inside the Colliers
Comment by Veronica on 6th September 2018 at 14:28
I'm surprised it's still standing never mind still opened! When you consider its over 300 years old!
Comment by Fred Mason on 6th September 2018 at 20:17
Another good photo, Ron. I don't know this pub, but a brilliant video, Mick.
Makes you proud to be from Wigan...
Great atmosphere in the video of the pub.
Comment by Veronica on 7th September 2018 at 12:13
It would be interesting to know if the building was a coaching inn at one time and if it had a different name, as it is on a main road. I imagine it was somehow.
Comment by Elizabeth on 14th September 2018 at 17:15
Not sure about whether or not it was a coaching inn but it does have walls made of wattle and daub.
Comment by Veronica on 21st September 2018 at 21:25
Elizabeth - I bet it's warm in Winter with all that 'wattle and daub'!
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