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MILLGATE BORO CAFE
Photo: Frank Orrell
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Item #: 32643
The Boro fish and chips cafe in Millgate which was closing down in December 2004.
Left of the picture is the cobbled road leading to Whalley's pet shop which was also to close down due to the Grand Arcade development.

Comment by: Garry on 9th August 2020 at 08:34

Lost forever and what for, the Grand Arcade that nobody likes.
Poor Wigan what have they done to you.

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 9th August 2020 at 09:46

At least we can look at it and wallow in the memories. Thank Heaven for Frank Orrell! Fantastic photo...it makes me feel like it's still there and I can just walk in and get a bag of chips.

Comment by: Eddie rowland on 9th August 2020 at 11:54

Whatever was these planners thinking about when they demolished all
Of station road and millgate to build that monstrosity The grand arcade.

Comment by: Edna on 9th August 2020 at 16:12

They thought they were being grand, modernising Wigan.Thank you Frank for the memoris

Comment by: James Hanson on 9th August 2020 at 19:17

They should open another and call it "Bojo Cafe" .

Comment by: T. D. on 10th August 2020 at 23:13

Once had my dinner in there with a special female and she paid! Posh nosh at the chippy was a sit down inside job and a proper treat, when I was six. Smashing little place, big chips,, and a dining experience one could never forget, on Millgate, Wigan. Lovely..

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