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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 3rd August, 2009)

Wallgate


Wallgate
Taken from platform 4 of Wigan North Western station.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Tricia on 3rd August 2009 at 08:47

Home thoughts from abroad!!! Love these pics, Brian. Thank you for that.

Comment by: Pat van Vliet on 3rd August 2009 at 10:41

My sentiments exactly Tricia! much appreciated Brian.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 3rd August 2009 at 18:16

Hey, Trish,

This will always be home, no matter where you live or where you have travelled. Join the 'Save Wigan' campaign. You are wanted.!!

Comment by: Pat van Vliet on 3rd August 2009 at 21:31

You're right there Fred. It's been 35 years since I last lived in Wigan and my parents aren't alive any more so the "pull" is less, nevertheless Wigan will always be "home". Lots of happy memories!

Comment by: Mick on 3rd August 2009 at 22:08

If I wanted to be reminded of Wigan when Im along way from home I would pick a better view that that to do it.

Comment by: Pat van Vliet on 4th August 2009 at 10:10

I remember many years ago when talking about a holiday we'd had abroad and how beautiful it was there, my dad saying "even Wallgate is lovely when the sun's shining".

Comment by: gee h on 5th August 2009 at 20:21

Yes i have to agree with Mick, theres much better images of Wigan than Wallgate.

Comment by: Tricia on 6th August 2009 at 21:28

Be it ever so humble, Mick, there's no place like home

Comment by: gaza on 7th August 2009 at 02:19

no matter how the pitcure loooks to others if it holds special memories to some it will always pull at the heart strings..

Comment by: alan ladd on 6th November 2009 at 09:05

good un this photo it shows that wigan council have driven all shoppers away from wigan due the stuped bye laws

Comment by: jean. on 8th November 2009 at 16:53

wow ,this brings back the 50`s memories....just how i remember it, Used to work in an opticians ,half way up on the right hand side .Forgotten the name ....bet its not there now !!
LOve all these "old" photo`s.

Comment by: Steve Lowe on 9th July 2011 at 18:01

There's a older photo almost identical to that shot in Wigan World Album. Goes to show how little some parts of Wigan have changed.
http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/album/photo.php?opt=4&id=8923&gallery=Wallgate&offset=0

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