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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 21st May, 2011)


The Pavilion, built in 1880, under restoration.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: peterp on 21st May 2011 at 05:23

From whats been happening in the park better leave the steel shuttering up once pavilion is completed

Comment by: Mick on 21st May 2011 at 07:51

Its coming on very well and will look lovely and modern when its finished.

Cant believe there was a group of protesters going round who wanted to keep the park as it was run down, unused and unsafe.

Comment by: John on 21st May 2011 at 10:22

One of the best kept parks in Britan years ago.

Comment by: Cyril on 21st May 2011 at 10:32

I hope it will be a lot better and free from the morons that are intent on making it their park, the last time I went in there they were shining those laser pens at folk, I did phone the police but of course when the cavalry eventually turned up they had slithered back under their stones. And last week it was reported that they were having sex in the open by the statue of Francis Powell. Has soon as they are kicked out and kept out the better.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 21st May 2011 at 22:22

Sixty (!) years ago I just remember this building as a great place to be ...especially on a sunday afternoon for Hot Vimto with friends .....all so innocent and carefree then ....Happy days.

Comment by: Derek Callaghan on 22nd May 2011 at 21:07

Spent many happy hours in Wigan Park, me and my sister Doreen. I remember taking jam butties and a bottle of water, playing on the slide and just watching the trains go by. Time past by really slowly then some 50 odd years ago

Comment by: bill on 1st June 2011 at 20:46

Sex in a park, Cyril? tut tut whatever next.

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