Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan



Wigan Album

Windleshaw st lower ince

5 Comments

Windleshaw st
Photo: Carol Fairhurst
Views: 1,709
Item #: 20121
me Carol Fairhurst and my mum Lilian Higham

Comment by: Albert on 4th March 2012 at 20:34

If I remember correctly. This is the street where the Regal Cinema was situated. Remember it being built in 1939,and I saw many, many films there,during the 40s and early 50s. The same family,Atherton's, owned the Scholes Cinema

Comment by: Carol Fairhurst on 4th March 2012 at 20:57

The Regal was in Bryn St, Windleshaw st is the next st. The back of the Regal was in Windleshaw st :)a

Comment by: Albert on 5th March 2012 at 12:49

Carol. The reason I remember Windleshaw Street. This is the Street where we used to queue up to go into the front of the cinema. It was cheaper than the back stalls.

Comment by: Carol Fairhurst on 5th March 2012 at 18:56

you must be a little old than me, i can only remember it being a sewing factory :)

Comment by: josie on 29th May 2013 at 02:53

my brother jimmy beckett and his wife marion have lived in that st for years number 38 .

Leave a comment?

* Enter the 5 digit code to the right of the input box. Don't worry if you make a mistake, you will get another chance. Your comments won't be lost.