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Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 13:52
I believe it was opened on 16th Oct, but can't find any news  or info. Anybody know anything? Its nice to see it being preserved for future generations.


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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 14:38
I went passed earlier it looks great well done
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 14:40
That is where the vicar used to live Smile
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 15:25
I concur. It looks good, the wall has been rebuild and a new road into it has been opened up.

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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 16:22
A gem that has been hidden for a long time.

Really nice to see it.

You get a good view from the top end of the bus station.
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 16:25
I'd have thought if there was a grand opening ceremony the WEP would have been on it?

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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 16:28
May have been a private affair.
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 16:33

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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 19:18
George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman, Wigan Parish Priest, lived there.
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 19:24
So he did, he of terrace fame.

He died at The Hall in 1895
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Tue 18 Oct - 19:33
He isn't only of 'terrace' fame.  He held all the land in Wigan, probably!
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Re: Wigan Hall

on Fri 21 Oct - 15:38
The New Market Street building was bought by former Wigan rugby league player and director Phil Clarke to be the headquarters of his business The Sports Office.

Read more at: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/local/new-chapter-for-historic-hall-1-8193978

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