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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 17th April, 2021)

Prospect Lodge


Prospect Lodge
Standish.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
Views: 2,186

Comment by: Veronica on 17th April 2021 at 08:47

That's a lovely little stone building. It would make a nice granny flat.
Provided you got rid of a life's worth of accumulated stuff. Wonder if there's room for an Aga..

Comment by: WN1 Standisher on 17th April 2021 at 09:14

Good photo Mick. There's another one similar, as you probably know, at the other end of Beech walk near St Maries.

Comment by: janet on 17th April 2021 at 16:31

wigan council will demolish it like whot they have done to the town center

Comment by: Standish aesthete on 17th April 2021 at 21:38

Oh, I hope so, janet - it's a really ugly building. They could replace this hovel with a proper house.
Sadly, however, as it's private property, the Council won't get the chance.

Comment by: Arthur on 18th April 2021 at 04:52

It could do with demolishing.

Comment by: Linma on 20th April 2021 at 15:28

Lived in Standish and me and my boyfriend used to catch the last bus to Standish and got off there. The bus carried on to Pepper Lane and waiting for it used to spend many a time enjoying a few extra kisses whilst waiting for it. I ran into the house and boyfriend caught the last bus to Wigan. He had missed his last bus home and then had to walk. He never complained but that’s when gentlemen were gentlemen. So that picture brought up a few very happy memories.

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