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Greenough Street, Wigan

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Greenough St c1980.
Photo: kath byrne
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Item #: 3172
Greenough St about 1979/80/81.A view from the 8th floor of Boyswell House

Comment by: scorpion on 19th November 2007 at 17:55

That must be later then 1981 as the road behind central park going up towards wigan lane wasn't built by then.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 27th July 2008 at 13:59

My father grew up in Vaughan St off Greenough St in the early 1900's when Scholes had character, real character. It's very nice now but it has obviously lost something. However we must move on...ahhhhh

Comment by: carl lowe on 26th October 2008 at 21:11

scorpion is right this photo is later than 1980 ,i lived in orchard house at that time,i dont remember the houses on the right either

Comment by: Debra Kulik (Griffin) on 22nd November 2009 at 05:52

What a lot of changes this part of Scholes has seen between this photo and the next one from 1972, and much more traffic

Comment by: Mr X on 14th May 2017 at 23:17

Central Park Way is now in operation, and that started in 1987. All the maisonette flats, in Scholes, a single block in Whelley, Dumbarton Green, Beech Hill and Worsley Mesnes, have all gone. Sullivan Way is on the right named after famous rugby player Jimmy Sullivan in 1979.

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