Photo-a-Day (Monday, 23rd December, 2019)
Isnt that a nice arcade, very attractive. I would love to have a stroll through it. I think it was where we bought my red tap shoes for when I went to The Moss School of Dancing by the old bus station.
It's as lovely as any arcade you'll find anywhere..and doesn't the floor finish it off,very classy.
I love this arcade it's so quaint.... I don't walk down here as much these days since Peabodies left and the aroma of ground coffee went with them.....I don't know if it was ever replaced.
How attractive it looks! However, I wouldn't go into Wigan today or tomorrow for a gold clock! I'll shop down the road in Platt Bridge where we have two supermarkets and be thankful I am retired after a lifetime of shop work.
I know what you mean Irene, I have just been up to Middlebrook ... It's a nightmare in Marks where I would normally have come to Wigan. There's twice as many customers, owing to the closure in Wigan. Trolleys everywhere, I'm glad I only had a basket piled up! Managed to get served quick, and out home on the bus!
thanks irene we need a town centre supermarket ok wigan metro
Does the floor dip down now or is it an optical illusion with the tiles, not been in there for years, but sure it was always level.
Janet, there is a town centre supermarket - Tesco Extra.
I only remember the Big Arcade and the Little Arcade . I don’t remember this at all ! I must have been in a dream growing up .
Irene , as a side note , if WW will allow me .
I have huge respect and admiration for women who did a lifetime of work , as well as raising a family and some going through two world wars .
Never even crossed my mother’s mind , God Bless her , not to go to work . She went from one job to the next and grafted when she got home , like many women did .
I know many will say raising a family is a full time job on its own , which it is , and also it should be a women’s right to choose whether to go to work or not , but women who do both I personally find amazing , especially as most of the child care , let’s face it will be done by her .
Better stop , sorry , going off track. A debate for another day perhaps
Happy Christmas to all Wigganers .
Thanks for posting Brian . Sorry for going off your great picture .
It is a lovely arcade,so glad it's not been demolished like a lot of the buildings in Wigan have.Really like the tea rooms there as well.