Where does the name come from, use to live there but the only people that called it platt waz lived somewhere else (?)
Started: 29th Jan 2007 at 20:30
That has bugged me for years to, heres another...stubshaw cross, have heard this called "slutchy cross" ????
Replied: 1st Feb 2007 at 00:21
Platt Bridge is known to Wigan folk colloquially as "Platt Waz" originating from the fact that it was a comfort stop for the coal train drivers
Replied: 1st Feb 2007 at 00:49
try drinking twelve or so pints of bitter or if u can do it lager then try saying platt bridge then u get the general idea why its called platt waz
Replied: 7th Feb 2007 at 22:40