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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 18th June, 2009)

Wigan Baths

Wigan Baths
Taken on 11th June 2009

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D300 - Nikon 12-24mm AF-S F4)
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Comment by: Rob on 18th June 2009 at 00:20

When are they knocking it down then! I'll miss the childhood memories but not the ugly building.

Comment by: Cyril on 18th June 2009 at 00:22

Hello Dave, is that the old town hall with scaffolding around and covered over with white sheeting? I hadn't noticed it when I last went past.

Comment by: Dave on 18th June 2009 at 08:56

No Cyril - it's the old Library - the "History Shop"

Comment by: gee h on 18th June 2009 at 13:00

I havent been in Wigan for many years, Why is it closed? have they built a new one?

Comment by: Dave on 18th June 2009 at 23:37

It's closed because it was ancient, smelly, falling to bits, and is being replaced as part of the new "Joint Service Centre" on the same site. It'll be a smaller pool - 25m.

Comment by: Rob on 25th June 2009 at 22:55

Not been in for years. I hope that if it is demolished and rebuilt that they still have the diving boards and the 16' deep end.

Comment by: jean mills from portugal /bryn on 7th July 2009 at 22:50

thats not the baths i new we used to go to the old one at the other side ,then after we had been swimming we used to go to the british homes stores and have some lovely hot tomatoe soup and a crusty roll yummy

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