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Big baps market street wigan

Started by: ann-spam (3470) 

Nice and friendly take out food freshly prepared everyday .

Started: 26th Aug 2015 at 18:55

Posted by: kayleigh (1161)

which shop Ann.??

Replied: 26th Aug 2015 at 19:33

Posted by: i-spy (14716) 

Isn't big baps sexist

Replied: 26th Aug 2015 at 19:34

Posted by: jo anne (32929) 

Is this the shop, Ann, a local journalist's tweet in May :

@JIllingworthWIG:
I'm on the fence as to whether this is a good name for a sandwich shop or not... #wigan


Replied: 26th Aug 2015 at 19:54

Posted by: britboy (6794)

Baps has always been an abbreviation for barm cakes as far as I can recall, or were they like a small soft dinner role.

Replied: 29th Aug 2015 at 15:13

Posted by: Jazzy (8654) 

It depends where you are in the country britboy. Here is Suffolk, they have no idea what a barm cake is, here it's a bap.

My father was from Wales and he used to call them a batch, which if I remember rightly was also a huge barm cake with lines from the centre for dividing it like you would a cake.

Replied: 29th Aug 2015 at 15:47

Posted by: ann-spam (3470) 

YES joanne thats the shop they have the lease for three years and with the planning of market place to start in 2016 for a beleive in better wigan should bring a bit of custom for them .

Replied: 30th Aug 2015 at 13:11

Posted by: jo anne (32929) 

There's a feature about them on Wigan Town Centre's FB Page, Ann-Spam

Replied: 4th Sep 2015 at 08:05

Posted by: ann-spam (3470) 

Yes joanne one of them is on my fb friends .

Replied: 4th Sep 2015 at 10:02

Posted by: MarieM (5563)

It looks really good value

Replied: 4th Sep 2015 at 21:29

 

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