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Market Hall


Woodcock Street and Market Hall, early 1970's.
Photo: Arthur Culshaw
Views: 2,991
Item #: 1388
Woodcock Street and Market Hall, early 1970's.

Comment by: Jimmy on 5th December 2008 at 00:05

this picture brings back memories

Comment by: Fred Mason on 26th September 2009 at 13:42

Yes it does Jimmy. Remember the smell of barbequed chicken and the large chicken sandwiches at Percivals on the corner there.
Where are places like this today?

Comment by: dave c on 16th August 2010 at 13:50

In the Market Hall Jimmy

Comment by: Fred Mason on 18th March 2014 at 22:05

This is when Wigan had a heart...!!!!!!!

Comment by: Dale traskowski on 5th January 2015 at 22:51

This was taken in the mid eighties ,the cars date the photo,Ford escort and Ford cortina the middle,sadly not long before it was closed forever, I used to work at Oliver summers cycles ,opposite the market tavern,and slowly witnessed the destruction of the market hall,these lovely photos keep the memory alive

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