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STANDISHGATE THE 80,S

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STANDISHGATE
Photo: GEOFF GASKELL
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STANDISHGATE MID 80,S

Comment by: Ronald on 7th November 2011 at 14:06

Early 80's. McDonalds opened in 1983

Comment by: Duncan on 7th November 2011 at 14:13

The old co-op emporium, think it was a discount electrical store in the early 80s, remember buying a radio cassette player there about that time. The Co-op moved out in the early 70s when Wigan Centre Arcade was built.

Comment by: Denise on 8th November 2011 at 20:44

So many happy memories looking back,I remeber the old Co-Op, and my mum buying a twin tubb washing machine from there on 'HP', and buying our clothes from 'C&A's'.also Clarks Shoe Shop was accross the road.

Comment by: Carol on 10th November 2011 at 15:56

I walked this route going to the Convent. I still remember the distinctive aroma of the butchers.

Comment by: Pat Kelly on 11th November 2011 at 21:47

I used to work at Mark Williams the butchers earned a maximum of £4 for a 5 and a half day week and it was work work work 1968 start of my working carear

Comment by: philip hill on 3rd July 2013 at 21:47

is that tiffanys in the distance on the right.

Comment by: dave green on 11th November 2014 at 13:27

the electrical retailer was trident.i worked there in about 1980

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