Demolition of beloved Victorian school building begins

Demolition work begins
Demolition work begins
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The mum of a Wigan schoolboy captured the moment workers began to tear down a primary school.

Donna Tucker took the photo as cranes arrived at Britannia Bridge Primary in Lower Ince, to remove the former school building - which served borough children for more than a century. Dozens of former pupils and parents expressed their sadness at the loss of a “delightful” piece of architecture.

Angela Straw said: “My mum went here, I went here and my kids went here. Sad day.”