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Haigh HallWigan has changed dramatically over the years. The town centre and the roads around it are completely different from what they were a few years ago. The Central Park Rugby Stadium has gone, replaced by a Tesco supermarket.

Some of the older and larger impressive buildings have retained their originality - however, their uses have changed.Wigan Pier

Amazingly, there were 1,000 pit shafts within five miles of the town centre (in the late 1800s) - There are no collieries left today, Bickershaw Colliery was the last to close in 1992.

For more information and pictures please select an area from the left. If there are pictures of a place you would like included, email me and I will see what I can do.
School Bowling

Schools in and around the Ashton area bowling in the Summer of 2007.

Schools include Byrchall, Edmund Arrowsmith, Cansfield High, Golborne and others.

Photos courtesy of Tony Haslam.

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Bowling, click to view galleries

Charity Bike Ride, 2nd June, 2018

The Ronnie & Gerry Memorial bike ride for Christies arranged by the Veterans of Wigan Rugby Union Club.

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Click to view Latics on the way to Wembley

Wigan soccer fans, hungry for a win at Wembley stadium, had a big appetite for a crucial FA Cup game thanks to the town's Tesco Extra store and local Lancashire companies. April 2013.

Click to view Grand Arcade

The Grand Arcade is due to open in March, 2007. We were fortunate to receive a tour of the new development - here are the photos which were taken on 6th January, 2007.

Wigan Streets

Big project in progress. Nearly 4,000 streets to photograph, new photos welcome. Please upload your street photos.

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Click to view Helibott Aerial Photography

Superb quality aerial photographs of Wigan taken by Linda and Keith at Helibott.com

Roman Dig, Millgate

Not a lot is known about Roman Wigan, although it is believed to be a settlement known from Roman literature as Coccium. Theses fascinating photos strengthen that belief.

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Click to view Brian Thurston's Photo Gallery

Excellent quality and large photos submitted by Brian Thurston and son Richard, thank you.


Days out in Wigan, photographed for the site!

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Click to view Chimney demolition

at the bleachworks site in Standish, 22nd April, 2004

Click to view Local Walks

Walks in and around Wigan.

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