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THE WIEND

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THE WIEND
THE WIEND
Photo: GEOFF GASKELL
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Item #: 18877
THE WIEND 1984

Comment by: Nicola Gaskell on 9th November 2011 at 15:59

A gem of a little street..

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 9th November 2011 at 18:02

Lovely..I could have spent all day in Tickles..it was just like an Aladdins cave...I also remember the barbers just further down was the first to have a nude photo of Marilyn on the wall just inside his shop..you couldn't get past for all the lads.

Comment by: JohnB on 9th November 2011 at 18:56

Great to see that one of Wigan's landmarks has been captured so well for posterity.

Comment by: watchalot on 9th November 2011 at 19:06

walked up and down there many times to wct canteen at top of weind from early 60s

Comment by: John on 9th November 2011 at 21:23

Was there a men's shop down there ? Harry Somthing

Comment by: jcf on 9th November 2011 at 21:49

Harry Jones, run for many years by a gentleman Ron Heaton.

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th November 2011 at 22:06

Compare this with The Grand Arcade, which is full of elegant stores, modern technology and piped announcements, but that's progress, isn't it?........ISN'T it?

Comment by: art on 10th November 2011 at 01:27

The photo of Marilyn, called "Driftwood" was in Russell Lyons barbers shop...I've sat facin' it waitin' fer me crop many a time, in the 50's

Comment by: jim unsworth on 19th November 2011 at 17:45

In the 1950s I was employed by wigan corporation transport in Melverley St in the maintainance shops. They were the happiest days of my life, and we had dinner at the wct cafe top of the weind

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