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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 16th November, 2011)

Galleries Market Square

Galleries Market Square
Taken on a Friday evening.

Photo: Thomas Sutch  (Fuji Finepix F810)
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Comment by: alan on 16th November 2011 at 00:18

Interesting. Nothing on that pic was there when I lived in Wigan from the late thirties up to leaving in the early seventies. Although I lived there for forty years I bet I would get lost right away if I came back.
A lovely photo. Thank you.

Comment by: Jed on 16th November 2011 at 07:32

Looks like a cold wet night in Wigan
Captured the atmosphere very well Beautiful photograph Thomas

Comment by: peterp on 16th November 2011 at 08:56

Wigan outdoor market used to be very vibriant now can look like the photo during the day,cold and uninviting

Comment by: Duncan on 16th November 2011 at 09:45

Looks better at night than it ever does during the day!

Comment by: Trixie on 16th November 2011 at 10:56

Great photo.I think i would get lost there now too!Wish i was there..I would be interested to know where you were when you took it?

Comment by: peterp on 16th November 2011 at 14:55

Trixie there is a gallery all the way round the market with shops along.Photo taken from left side of gallery looking across to indoor market

Comment by: peterfrost on 16th November 2011 at 16:16

anybody who has been away from wigan for the last 20 years or so would have a job recognising the place
the people who run the borough have made a right dogs dinner of it
it is sadly one of the worst shopping areas around,
even Leigh has a better market and shopping centre than we have

Comment by: Trixie on 16th November 2011 at 18:12

Thanks peterp.i can see it now.

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