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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 18th November, 2021)

College Avenue

College Avenue
Between Library Street and King Street.

Photo: Dennis Seddon  (Sony DSC-WX500)
Views: 2,157

Comment by: Dave lewis on 18th November 2021 at 00:42

Nice pic Dennis, that avenue brings back memories when I worked the door at liquid, we ejected undesirables onto cobbles on R/H side half way down.

Comment by: alan porter on 18th November 2021 at 04:11

Why is it called College Avenue ? I don't remember a college in there.

Comment by: PeterP on 18th November 2021 at 07:18

Alan the college was at the end of the Avenue on Library Street

Comment by: Mick on 18th November 2021 at 12:45

Its nice to see who ever has the building on the left trying to brighten the place up with those hanging baskets

Comment by: Veronica on 18th November 2021 at 14:06

I agree about the hanging baskets...especially with it being a narrow passageway, mustn't get any sun.

Comment by: Eddie Rowland on 18th November 2021 at 17:11

Is this the entry that led to the transport club in the sixties.one of the best clubs at that time in Wigan.

Comment by: Terry on 18th November 2021 at 19:00

Alan Porter. College Avenue used to run from Millgate, down the side of the old technical college (now the town hall) across Library Street, and came out on King Street.
There is now a pedestrianised area between Millgate and Library Street, where it used to run.

Comment by: Sir Bob on 30th November 2021 at 15:04

Anyone remember 'The Movies' nightclub, the entrance was off College Avenue, you went down some steps to it, and it had an uneven floor, it felt weird as you walked through the place, because it made you feel more drunk that you actually were.

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