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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 3rd August, 2011)

Mayor's Boatyard

Mayor's Boatyard
Built around 1880 by James Mayor & Co to maintain canal boats this building was in a sorry state. Fortunately, it has been refurbished as offices and looks great.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Ken R on 3rd August 2011 at 00:12

Nice photo, where would this be, I probably should know but age has its problems?

Comment by: Gerald Pilkington Canada on 3rd August 2011 at 00:26

Is that in wigan,

Comment by: Helen on 3rd August 2011 at 08:11

That is a very attractive building, good that it was refurbished & put to use....and what a location. Thanks for the photo.

Comment by: Cyril on 3rd August 2011 at 19:18

Ken, it's on the opposite side of the canal from Trencherfield Mill, and it's off Swan Meadow Road, to the right of the photo you can see part of Eckersley's Mill.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 3rd August 2011 at 20:10

Said it before and I'll say again'darned good cameras,fuji finepix'.

Comment by: Ken R on 3rd August 2011 at 22:13

Thanks Cyril, I'm with you, got it.

Comment by: Wigan Boater on 3rd August 2011 at 22:29

Just a shame it wasnt put to use as a boat yard (again) or an attraction to attract boaters to Wigan

Comment by: christine on 4th August 2011 at 17:44

good picture ,wish someone would tell me how to get my fuji finepix camera repaired , no camera shops in wigan closed down .dave you any suggestions ?

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