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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 17th December, 2010)

The Power of Advertising

The Power of Advertising
Library Street, Wigan.

Photo: Dave Marsh  (Canon EOS 400D)
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Comment by: Mick on 17th December 2010 at 00:05

Have you been up here on your holidays again Dave

Comment by: Gill on 17th December 2010 at 00:25

Was this the shoe shop previously?

Comment by: Freda on 17th December 2010 at 08:49

It used to be H.H Timberlakes, car sales, petrol station etc.

The corner where the door and two windows are was as open area diagonally. and that is where the Petrol Pumps stood. -- There is a picture in 'Stuff'

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 17th December 2010 at 09:25

Morning Mick,I had a week in Shevvy last month.Managed to get to Southport,Martin Mere and Manchester.

Comment by: John Morris on 17th December 2010 at 23:41

Wasn't Timberlake's on the other side of the road in what is now a carpet shop?

Comment by: GEOFF on 20th December 2010 at 02:33

Timberlakes showroom used to be in what is now the carpet shop, does anyone remember the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow they had on display, as Freda says the other side of the road was the petrol station/garage.

Comment by: wallpaper on 22nd December 2010 at 06:06

very good photo, marcus has done a fantastic job on converting the shop ,it was bag haven before that and the lady who rented it didnt do much to the front.Before that it was part of wallpaper supplies,before that it was part of an indoor market section with different traders,before that it was wallpaper supplies again ,before that timberlakes show room,before that waste land (1912)

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