Wigan Archives & Local Studies Public Consultation

Started by: jo anne (33717) 

Your Archives Needs You!

Public consultation for exciting proposals to refurbish and expand the Archives & Local Studies service in Leigh Town Hall.

We're looking to get your views and ideas on the proposals that would bring the Archives public searchroom to the ground floor of Leigh Town Hall and a new Archives/Museum exhibition space to the vacant Town Hall shop units.

Please come along to our first consultation session on Thur 25 June, 6-7.45pm at Leigh Town Hall and let us know if you can attend at


Started: 16th Jun 2015 at 13:33
Last edited by jo anne: 20th Aug 2015 at 11:44:14

Posted by: jo anne (33717) 

The two upcoming information events:

Leigh Town Hall, Thur 25th June, 6pm - 7.45pm

The Museum of Wigan Life, Wed 8th July, 2pm - 4pm

(Wigan Local Studies, at the Museum of Wigan Life, will not be affected by these proposals.)

If you can't attend, but would like to find out more, please e-mail or call 01942 404 430. (link)

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Last edited by jo anne: 23rd Jun 2015 at 07:19:03

Posted by: jo anne (33717) 

Replied: 20th Aug 2015 at 11:43

Posted by: jo anne (33717) 

* Sat 12th Sept - Historic buildings in Wigan Borough open their doors for heritage day - Link *

‘Leigh for All’, 10.30am - 3pm, events and fun for the whole family:

A local & family history fair, a vintage car rally & tours around Leigh Town Hall.
Parish Church tower tours will run on the hour and refreshments served in the vestry.
Vintage bus tours and a WWI film showing and a photographic display.
Entertainment from Fred Longworth School Brass Band, & the All Singers Great & Small choir.

Other historic places will also have tours, incl the Museum of Wigan Life & Lilford Park, Leigh.

Contact the Wigan Archives & Leigh Local Studies for more info on 01942 404 430

Replied: 4th Sep 2015 at 15:59
Last edited by jo anne: 4th Sep 2015 at 16:01:49

Posted by: tonker (24048) 

Do you not get fed up of talking to yourself about council stuff, jo anne?

Replied: 15th Sep 2015 at 23:01

Posted by: jo anne (33717) 

No, Tonker, in fact, I really rather enjoy it!

Replied: 17th Sep 2015 at 17:13


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