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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 8th January, 2015)

January Sales (1 of 2)

January Sales (1 of 2)
Photo taken last Friday in the Grand Arcade.

Photo: John Greene  (Nikon D3200)
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Comment by: Den s on 8th January 2015 at 00:12

Maybe it's just me but the Grand Arcade strikes me as a dull and dreary place with everything selling at silly prices.

Comment by: Aubrey on 8th January 2015 at 08:04

How Wigan has changed, this shot is of the old Station Road, with Woolworths on the right, the entrance to W.H. Smith is roughly where the side entrance to Woolies was. It is easy to forget what was there, thanks John for the interest.

Comment by: kath on 8th January 2015 at 09:14

I like the Grand Arcade. You can shop undercover and there are seats too. Good coffee places. I have a newspaper cutting of this view when the mall opened. It shows me and mum coming through the door. She died 2 weeks later.

Comment by: A.W. on 8th January 2015 at 10:06

I agree, Den S. the Grand Arcade really is a dull dreary place, I seldom buy anything in there or even go in there.

Comment by: Garry on 8th January 2015 at 14:43

Never bin in it! Sorry to hear about your mum, Kath x.

Comment by: Mick on 8th January 2015 at 22:38

Grand Arcade far from being a dull and dreary place, If you want dull and dreary just try and imagine walking down the old Station Road in the rain and a view of old Scholes in front of you

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 10th January 2015 at 15:57

Nice picture and probably warmer inside there than out.

Comment by: dazzbo on 29th January 2015 at 23:08

Great little shopping mall and very busy especially at weekends.Shame it's not a little bigger

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