One of the main thoroughfares into Wigan town centre, Wallgate has a long and rich history dating back hundreds of years.
Here is a selection of pictures from our library of this venerable road and events on and around it dating from the turn of the 19th to the turn of the 20th centuries.
1. A colourised image of Wallgate in the early years of the 20th century.
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2. Team 5 of Prince's Trust volunteers outside the Royal Bank of Scotland, Wallgate, who support the Young Leaders programme. Mike Rice, team leader, thanks Mandy Harris, customer service manager, for their kind sponsrship
. Photo: NICK FAIRHURST
3. Comedian Freddy Phillips, new licensee of the Swan and railway, Wallgate, doing a fair impression of the Barry Humphries creation Sir Les Patterson
. Photo: GERALD WEBSTER
4. Wallgate in 1902 as the town prepared for the Coronation of King Edward VII
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