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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 2nd November, 2017)

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express
Martland Mill.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Gary Leece on 2nd November 2017 at 08:56

Looks more like a police station.

Comment by: good old days on 2nd November 2017 at 11:45

looks more like shawshank

Comment by: Mick on 2nd November 2017 at 12:36

Its the old Wigan evening post building

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 2nd November 2017 at 15:06

Lacking in character. I expect it will look better when the landscaping is finished.

Comment by: Pat on 2nd November 2017 at 16:56

Just looks like a detention centre.

Comment by: Garry on 2nd November 2017 at 18:30

It's the old Lancashire publications offices.

Comment by: . Ozymandias . on 2nd November 2017 at 18:40

I'm inclined to think that we as a country, may be lagging behind our continental neighbours somewhat regarding the cost of overnight accommodation. I don't know what this place charges per night, but I would hazard a guess at 50 plus quid per night minimum. Am I right Mick?. Wheras in France, you can get a room at a Formule 1 for €22 for three people. Basic, yet adequate. Or at least you could five or six years ago, and It's even cheaper in Germany. That said, the prices will no doubt have increased by now, so let's say €35 at a guess. Even so, the price of a hotel room in this country is exorbitant in my view, despite what Lenny Henry would have us all believe. In fact, a room at a Motel 6 in the US of A would probably only average out at about $55 per night nowadays. Perhaps there may be one or two expats out there that could bring me up to date in this respect.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 3rd November 2017 at 09:11

Looks completely soulless.Yes, and so like a detention centre.

Comment by: Lynne Kelly on 12th November 2017 at 15:50

So where have the Observer Lancashire Post and Reporter office working from now.

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