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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 13th December, 2015)


Restoration of the Victorian pub next door to Wigan Wallgate Station.

Photo: Rachel Shallcross  (Nikon D3300)
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Comment by: Daisy on 13th December 2015 at 00:16

About time too !!!!

Comment by: Ken R on 13th December 2015 at 04:16

It looks very good, may you all have a pint in style.

Comment by: Mick on 13th December 2015 at 07:39

Its coming along very nicely, well done Wigan council and who ever else was involve.

Comment by: Helen on 13th December 2015 at 08:10

Restoration ? That must be a first for Wigan, it seems things mainly get knocked down !!

Sorry about that, feeling a bit cheeky today !

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh. on 13th December 2015 at 08:14

A great and much needed improvement . Previously it was an absolute eyesore, the first building visitors to Wigan were meet with. What a terrible impression it gave. Hopefully a similar scheme can be devised for The Grand Hotel , which is also a blot on the landscape . Well done Rachel,for highlighting the transformation .

Comment by: A.W. on 13th December 2015 at 09:15

Nice to see this bit of Wigan being given a make over, makes a better impression for people getting off the train!

Comment by: kath on 13th December 2015 at 09:32

has anyone ever stayed there? I looked at it once when searching for B& B as it's a great location for stations and town.

Comment by: Jack on 13th December 2015 at 10:54

Glad to see Wigan Council looking after the unemployed and too ill to work people of our town. Mind you if it hadn't been for these people the place would have closed years ago just like many other pubs have. So well done and have a drink on me lads....oh aye you have been doing for years, only fools and horses eh.

Comment by: cath on 13th December 2015 at 13:33

Think it's going to be made into shops not a going back to a pub.

Comment by: Ste Wigan on 13th December 2015 at 18:18

I heard it is going to offices downstairs and flats upstairs

Comment by: Eddie. on 13th December 2015 at 18:38

Nice one Jack.

Comment by: MarieM on 13th December 2015 at 21:20

I read it is going to be apartments.

Comment by: dave on 13th December 2015 at 22:47

its going to be apartments. Its got nowt do with Wigan council.

Comment by: Mr Know on 15th December 2015 at 10:53

It's going to be a Tesco Express.

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