The statue features a miner, pit brow lass and a child - proudly stands near Wigan Town Hall – the borough’s former mining college.
The statue features a miner, pit brow lass and a child - proudly stands near Wigan Town Hall – the borough’s former mining college.

IN PICTURES: Wigan mining statue unveiled

The official unveiling of a statue commemorating Wigan borough's mining history near Wigan Town Hall.  The statue was erected before the pandemic, but the ceremony had to be delayed because of social distancing rules.

Monday, 13th September 2021, 10:35 am
Updated Monday, 13th September 2021, 10:36 am

The project began with the Wigan Heritage and Mining Monument (WHAMM) charity with support from Wigan Council.

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