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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 8th January, 2014)

Taking shape


Taking shape
The new Premier Inn (formerly Police Station) in the town centre.

Photo: Andrew Fishburn  (Canon EOS 6D)
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Comment by: Vic, Adelaide, South Australia on 8th January 2014 at 02:21

I used to work there on the top floor, Wigan CID, so many fond memories.

Comment by: kath on 8th January 2014 at 06:45

That's gone up quick. I might stay there when it's finished!

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 8th January 2014 at 07:44

Can`t quite make out the time on Wigan Parish Church clock!

Comment by: joe graney on 8th January 2014 at 08:55

what is the building in the background ? not been back for a while.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 8th January 2014 at 08:59

kath; It`s an existing building. See:- New Gallery, Big Pics 2.

Comment by: Kenee on 8th January 2014 at 09:40

I'm sure they'll find a nice cell for you Kath,

Comment by: Roy on 8th January 2014 at 11:37

Ernest,if you want to see the time, right click. Save pic as....... LOL.
Much nicer looking building now, even though it's only a 'cover up' as Vic on the top floor might have said a few years ago.

Comment by: Peterp on 8th January 2014 at 16:11

Joe Graney the building you see to the left of the old police station is the new life centre which combines the new replacement baths/fitness centre and council offices

Comment by: joe graney on 8th January 2014 at 18:21

thanks Peterp happy new year.

Comment by: Garry on 8th January 2014 at 19:16

Two ugly buildings on show there.

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 8th January 2014 at 20:00

For comparison: there is a recent P-a-D just before "remodelling":

http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/photoaday.php?photo=2013-08-20

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 8th January 2014 at 22:32

Roy; Had done that but not clear enough after enlarging.

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 8th January 2014 at 22:56

Ernest, it looks like 10:20 to me.

Comment by: Kenee on 9th January 2014 at 10:28

Wigan is becoming a town of boxes.

Comment by: Trish on 9th January 2014 at 15:08

Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes all the same, Lets have some decent buildings,

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