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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 1st October, 2018)

Three Pubs

Three Pubs
Woodhouse Lane.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Dostaf on 1st October 2018 at 00:26

Clever. I like that. And each one open for business. Nor are they on a town centre street/road. Only in Wigan? Has Leigh, Standish or Ashton got a similar scene?

Comment by: Derek Platt on 1st October 2018 at 00:38

Great photo, I think the pub on the left was Brian McTigue's local when he played for Wigan Rugby.

Comment by: fred on 1st October 2018 at 07:45

belle vue is now closed

Comment by: James Tomney on 1st October 2018 at 08:13

Great photo and good news to many pubs closing.opposite side was the old St. Andrews labour club then off license where i helped my mum and dad in the 1950 while attending Gidlow School great memories.

Comment by: Veronica on 1st October 2018 at 08:55

Nice to see pubs in such close proximity - I think Scholes used to hold the record for the most pubs on one road back in the day. A sign of a very close community! These days not needed it seems.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 1st October 2018 at 11:33

Fred, is Belle Vue where Granny Bradshaw lived ?

Comment by: PeterP on 1st October 2018 at 11:35

Ashton has a similar scene Golden Lion -Red Lion -Sir Thomas Gerard-Robin Hood-Crosskeys(15 closed).

Comment by: peebee on 1st October 2018 at 19:36

Going to mi mates in Shevi on the 850 Norton Commando and I hit half a building brick in the road near the Belle View . Damn thing buckled the front wheel . Always remember that bend.!

Comment by: fred foster on 1st October 2018 at 22:05

Helen, that was Belle Vue street and that was at the top of Tunstall lane where the Ravine Club is at present. Nowhere near the Belle Vue pub was

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 2nd October 2018 at 07:57

Thanks Fred

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