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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 21st September, 2010)

Anyone for tea?

Anyone for tea?
Market Place, Wigan Town Centre.

Photo: John Greene  (Canon eos500 35mm+scanned)
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Comment by: peterp on 21st September 2010 at 07:23

Wigan like the cup of tea ,half empty

Comment by: Ron D on 21st September 2010 at 08:59

A lovely,and well composed Photograph.Bright and cheerful.

Comment by: Alex B on 21st September 2010 at 11:42

A good advert for our town..Well done John..More pictures like this please!!

Comment by: David Barker on 21st September 2010 at 15:00

Like it John, lots of detail on the buildings very good.

Comment by: jean on 21st September 2010 at 21:54

This is part of town I remember in the fifties but it looks a lot more attractive now.lovely picture.

Comment by: Ellen on 21st September 2010 at 23:11

I don't remember so many timbered buildings.---Are there some recent fake additions, or is my memory really so faulty??!! ...Nice picture though; thanks,John.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 22nd September 2010 at 02:19

Many times in the late fifties early sixties I was "relieved" to use the facilities underground. Are they still toilets to this day.Great photo one of the nicest parts of the town centre. I believe the building in the foreground was the old bus station.

Comment by: RON HUNT on 22nd September 2010 at 14:17

The building on the left was the old Corporation Bus Offices. Alas the old toilets have long gone. I don't know if they are still there, or have been filled in? No one appears to have a definitive answer as to what happened to them. Some people say they got filled in and some people say they just got covered over>

Comment by: Arthur on 23rd September 2010 at 10:26

The old toilets were filled in during the paving works in 1997.

Comment by: linda massa on 17th May 2011 at 16:23

Remember the old Corporation bus offices. Spent many an hour 'courting' in the shop doorways there whilst waiting for the last bus to Standish.

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