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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 18th October, 2023)

All Alone


All Alone
A lone workman, high up on the scaffolding that surrounds Haigh Hall.

Photo: Dennis Seddon  (Sony DSC-HX99)
Views: 1,359

Comment by: Arthur on 18th October 2023 at 10:27

Will Haigh Hall ever be the same again, I'm worried if Wigan Council is involved.

Comment by: T on 18th October 2023 at 11:01

That's a fair amount of scaffolding

Comment by: Dave on 18th October 2023 at 11:15

I saw Will Haigh in ' The Goose Steps Out ' .

Comment by: Cyril on 18th October 2023 at 12:01

Maybe he cant find his way out of there, remember the Krypton Factor, imagine trying to assemble a scaffolding maze puzzle like that, and in 10 minutes.

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 18th October 2023 at 12:17

Oh give me land, lots of land under starry skies above....Don't fence me in!

Comment by: Colin Traynor on 18th October 2023 at 12:37

Will this be the much promised total renovation or will they run out of money again and demolish the Hall as they are doing with 50% of Wigan Town Centre?

Comment by: Rev David Long on 18th October 2023 at 12:53

What a load of Jeremiah's you are! Cheer up! It may never happen!

Comment by: Ian on 18th October 2023 at 13:27

Health & Safety Standards! Standardisation in the field of safety and health at work; with the understanding that it is 2023 and not 1923.

It must have cost a pretty penny just to erect that scaffolding - and, it is going to be another great cost to take the scaffolding down if it hasn't already been paid for.
Amazing that you can do any work on the building with all that scaffolding.
By the way, the guy might be inspecting the scaffolding.

Comment by: Veronica on 18th October 2023 at 13:58

Looks like something out of Alcatraz.
Actually scaffolding to my mind is a ‘work of art’… by its self.

Comment by: Poet on 18th October 2023 at 14:14

H&S ? Why's he not wearing a hard hat ?

Comment by: DTease on 18th October 2023 at 14:28

Thinks…. “If they don’t give me the pay rise I asked for all I have to do is remove these two brackets here and the whole thing will come crashing down”

Comment by: Veronica on 18th October 2023 at 15:36

Imagine the deafening clanging when it was put up...

Comment by: Wigan Mick's Bell on 19th October 2023 at 22:22

Rev David Long. according to Three Dog Night, Jeremiah was a bullfrog

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