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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 12th December, 2015)

Haigh Hall

Haigh Hall
Work by Contessa underway to convert Haigh Hall into a luxury hotel.

Photo: Brian  (Nikon D5000)
Views: 3,311

Comment by: Ken R on 12th December 2015 at 04:47

Nice view of the Hall, but is the conversion to a hotel really on the books. What are the local opinions ?

Comment by: Derek Platt on 12th December 2015 at 05:00

This is a great picture of an iconic Wigan landmark.Glad to see it's being restored and not razed to the ground.

Comment by: Mick on 12th December 2015 at 07:00

A lot of Wianers thought this luxury hotel Project would never get off the ground, but from the look of that cherry picker it has.

Comment by: John Morris on 12th December 2015 at 11:13

As far as I am aware the hall has not been signed over to Contessa Hotels yet. This looks like a bit of routine maintenance to me.

Comment by: Neil Cain on 12th December 2015 at 17:19

If John is correct, hello John, then all the lurries rumbling down Copperas Lane and up School Lane are taking a bit of a flyer. Many a slip?

Comment by: John Morris on 13th December 2015 at 09:21

Hi Neil, the lorries you refer to may be involved in the car park refurbishment. I was at a meeting at the hall on Tuesday and they said they were hoping to get the hall transferred to Contessa Hotels in January.

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