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 Photo-a-Day      (Sunday, 10th July, 2011) Views: 3,911 
College Avenue
 College Avenue    by Dave  (Nikon D700 with Nikon 24-70mm F2.8 AF-S )
Work in progress on the Wigan Life Centre South site - due to open in just a few months. Yes - this photo has been heavily tweaked, manipulated and otherwise mauled about wi' LOL!

  Photo © Dave "Oy" Green  -  www.oyphotos.co.uk


Comment by billy on 10th July 2011 at 00:05
who wants look at a building site. to a horrible building


Comment by Ian C on 10th July 2011 at 08:27
Great shot! Deserves constructive criticism.


Comment by Ron D on 10th July 2011 at 08:56
Yes Billy Bring back the slums.We should feel more at home there.
A bit of good photography.Nice one Dave.


Comment by Burtspieeater on 10th July 2011 at 09:10
I do!

Great photograph.


Comment by aitch on 10th July 2011 at 10:05
Is that going to be the entrance ???


Comment by kenee on 10th July 2011 at 10:56
Yes, good foto, something to look back on in years to come.

I wonder if they found any artefacts?


Comment by John Williams on 10th July 2011 at 11:16
Dave
Just been looking at your photo site and noticed in your aircraft section you have photos of a "ME109" this in fact a Hispano HA112 Buchon made under licence in Spain and powered by a Merlin engine same as a Spitfire


Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 10th July 2011 at 12:37
Have the health and safety visited recently ?? I know building sites arnt pretty but this one looks so unsafe with everything just thrown about everywhere !Where are all the "bosses!" Sat at home ,counting all their money??


Comment by Dave on 10th July 2011 at 13:12
Thanks for the info John - so it's just a mock up of a ME109 then?


Comment by Bill Eatock on 10th July 2011 at 13:18
Great picture. Good to see the 'before and after'


Comment by Dave on 10th July 2011 at 13:27
Aitch - yes - that's the entrance.


Comment by Catherine on 10th July 2011 at 13:58
Thanks for putting that on Dave. I've been wondering what it looked like. My sister works in the town hall and she'd put some photos of the baths being demolished on Facebook but I had no idea how the building was progressing.


Comment by dustaf on 10th July 2011 at 20:01
It will be strange to walk there and not smell chlorine.


Comment by Phil Whitehead on 10th July 2011 at 23:29
Another great shot by Dave as always.


Comment by John Williams on 11th July 2011 at 09:28
Hi Dave
The answer to you just mock up question is no these aircraft were flown by the Spanish Air Force along with Casa built Heinkel 111 bombers which again were powered by RR merlin engines Casa also built Junkers JU52s all under licence.
The Spanish Air Force was the main source for the "German aicraft" in the 1968 movie "The Battle of Britain" and the the aircraft were then sold off hence the reason you see these in the air today


Comment by Duncan on 11th July 2011 at 10:14
Talking of chlorine, who remembers the old baths cafe? Have eaten many a meat pie in there that tasted distinctly of chlorine!


Comment by Rob on 11th July 2011 at 12:21
Great Pic,

I do love this new building, very impressive for Wigan.


Comment by A parr Adelaide on 15th July 2011 at 08:27
Great photo Dave,its like being back on the job,years ago.


Comment by Ferg on 14th August 2011 at 16:25
They've done wonders to this now, it's fully paved and they've planted it up.. it's a great hidden gem of a space and I hope it's a success, makes a nice addition to the space by the new library just a short walk away.


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