Photos of Wigan
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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 21st February, 2010)


My daughter posing in an empty Galleries shopping centre.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: peterp on 21st February 2010 at 07:37

Most of Wigan getting like this deserted,if you dont like crowds ideal.

Comment by: dave marsh on 21st February 2010 at 14:33

Is it the economy?Is it the landlord?Exhorbitant rents?Someone should be looking for answers.

Comment by: tricia on 21st February 2010 at 14:55

Can someone please show me something
tasteful and pleasing to the eye that they HAVE done????? I'm serious.
Your little girl is beautiful Brian

Comment by: Ron D on 21st February 2010 at 16:05

The floor tiling is good, better than flag floors. Coal miners certainly own some nice property.

Comment by: brian s on 21st February 2010 at 22:21

what was wrong with the old wigan galleries , they still have more character than the new one, it has been a waiste of good money ,someone has made a lot of money ?somewhere ?

Comment by: Mick on 21st February 2010 at 23:04

Maybe a lot of the money was made by the coal board officials.

Comment by: Les Bagg on 22nd February 2010 at 12:29

great shot and a proof of the pointlessness of the ever changing shopping in Wigan.
It seems that for most of my life the town centre has been in turmoil becauses of new developments, the new places just replace the existing ones in a different area, and every decade a different shopping area of the town becomes the new wasteland.
Brilliant picture though, and I bet your daughter is chuffed to bits at being a star!

Comment by: Phil Harrison on 28th February 2010 at 11:42

Nice picture Brian. I agree wholeheartedly with Les regarding new developments. I have recently noticed a big new Pawnbrokers opening in Wigan centre and also a big flashy jewellers at the top of the arcade. One reflects the other. Crazy goings on!!

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