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The borough’s food outlets continue to enjoy a strong start to the year after a bumper crop of hygiene inspections turned up scores of high marks.


The latest batch of hygiene inspections saw just under half of all venues visited score the highest mark possible, with 45 out of the 99 resulting in a rating of Five, or “Very good.”

Hygiene ratings

Hygiene ratings

Venues such as Mahabharat in Hindley, the King’s Arms pub in Ashton and Leigh town centre’s Cafe Stella all scored top marks.

Derby Street Chippy experienced a huge turnaround from its previous visit from health inspectors. The Atherton chip shop received a damning rating of zero when it was last inspected in November 2017.

But a swift follow-up check in February saw the takeaway awarded four. It was one of 21 venues to score the second highest marks, ranking alongside venues such as the Royal Oak in Standish and The Raj Gate restaurant.

Two neighbouring takeaways were also visited in the same month too. King Street outlets Godfather and Kebab World scored two and one respectively.

Marty’s Kitchen and Bar, located in Wallgate, was also one of the unfortunate eateries to score one.

No venues scored zero for the month.

Businesses that serve food are rated on a scale of zero to five on how hygienically it is handled; how it is prepared, cooked, reheated, cooled and stored; the condition of the structure of the buildings; the cleanliness, lay-out, lighting, ventilation and other facilities, as well as how the business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe.

The information provided on businesses is held on behalf of local authorities participating in the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, or the Food Hygiene Information Scheme in Scotland.

The inspections continue throughout the year, with rating designed to provide reassurance to customers.

Establishments are also marked on food-handling practices and procedures and temperature control, as well as its structural compliance, such as cleanliness, layout, condition of structure, lighting, ventilation and facilities.

Businesses are also marked on confidence in management, which is graded on the performance of those in charge of the establishment and issues such as how well guidelines are understood by the workforce, as well as things such as the track record of the company and complaint history.

All ratings were correct on the Food Standards Agency website as of April 2018:

FIVE STARS:

All Saints Wraparound Care, Hazel Grove, Golborne

AMF Bowling (Wigan), Miry Lane

Armsgroup LTD, Warrington Road

Asda, Worthington Way

B & M Bargains, 34 Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Bella’s Little Cakery, 146 Camberwell Crescent, Whelley

Bold Hotel, 161 Poolstock Lane, Worsley Mesnes

Britannia Bridge Primary School, Winifred Street, Ince

Brooklands Childcare Ltd, 14 First Avenue, Hindley

Brooklands Childcare Ltd, 137b Market Street, Hindley

Cafe Stella, 38 King Street, Leigh

Co-op, 14-16 Warrington Road, Platt Bridge

Co-Op Late Shop, 56 Carr Lane, Worsley Mesnes

Crazy Cow Catering Company, 7 Wooler Grove, Hindley

Etherstone Day Centre, Neild Gardens, Leigh

Gallimores Fine Restaurant, 13 The Wiend, Wigan

Galloways, 757 Ormskirk Road, Wigan

Garden Café, Golborne Road, Lowton

Goose Green Service Station, 878 Warrington Road Marus Bridge

Gordon Street Chippy, 95 Gordon Street, Leigh

Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery, 804 Ormskirk Road, Pemberton

Heathside Residential, 42b Plank Lane, Leigh

Hooton Newsagents, 54 Church Street, Golborne

Kids.Com Nursery, Throstlenest Avenue, Beech Hill

Kings Arms, 2 Warrington Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Leigh Masonic Hall Ltd, 61 Ellesmere Street, Leigh

Lidl, Darlington Street, Wigan

Mahabharat Restaurant, 136 Market Street, Hindley

Maries House of Cakes, 28 Perth Avenue, Ince

Mark Williams (Ashton), 28 Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

MetroFresh Abram Bryn Gates Primary School, Lily Lane, Platt Bridge

Pepe Rosso Cafe, Waterside Drive, Wigan

Pound Bakery, 24 Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Sainsburys, Worthington Way

Savers Health & Beauty, The Galleries

Showtime Confectionery, Dicconson Terrace Swinley

Sir Thomas Gerard, 2 Gerard Street Ashton-In-Makerfield

Something2Sweet, Private address

Sycamore Golf Centre, Ashton Road, Golborne

Tesco Express, Bolton Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Texaco, Warrington Road, Ince

The Abbeyfield (Leigh) Society Ltd, 57-61 Bond Street, Leigh

The Ducklings Day Nursery, 115 Warrington Road, Leigh

Twinkle Toes, Lily Lane Bamfurlong, Wigan

Venture, 325 Billinge Road, Wigan

Wheel Restaurant, Wigan & Leigh College, Parsons Walk, Swinley

Wigan Sports Club, Parsons Walk, Wigan

Wing Lee, 738 Ormskirk Road, Pemberton

Workin Lunch, 258 Wigan Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield

FOUR STARS:

AB World Foods Ltd, Kiribati Way, Leigh,

Bizee Kidz Ltd, Worsley Street, Norley,

Chartwells, Warrington Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield

D & M Brogan Family Butchers, 274 Wigan Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Derby Street Chippy, 35 Derby Street, Atherton

Holy Family Parish Hall, Chaddock Lane, Worsley

Lawtons Fish & Chips, 22 Logwood Avenue, Worsley Hall

Madinah Private Day Nursery, Plank Lane, Leigh

MetroFresh Bedford High, Manchester Road, Leigh

Natures Store, Lord Street Leigh

New Inn, Bentinck Street, Worsley Mesnes

One Stop Stores, Church Lane, Lowton

Raj Gate Indian Restaurant, 391 Orrell Road, Orrell

Royal Oak, 111-113 Standishgate

Sandwich Express, 691 Ormskirk Road, Wigan

Stag Inn, 226 Orrell Road, Orrell

Subway, Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Sunny Chinese Takeaway, 69 Wellfield Road, Wigan

The Ale House, 25 Henrietta Street, Leigh

The Cake Boutique, 4 Bryn Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

The Roller Rink, Swan Meadow Road, Wigan

THREE STARS:

Abram Bryn Gates Primary School “Breakfast Club”, Lily Lane, Platt Bridge

Alexandra Grange And Court, Howard Street, Pemberton

Ashtons Mini Mart, 49 Whitledge Green, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Bowling Green, 110 Manchester Road, Leigh

Golden Star, 184 Warrington Road, Ince

Greenhalghs, 58 Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Koi Japanese Cuisine, 2a Leigh Road, Leigh

Lakeside Nursing Home, Chorley Road, Standish

Leigh Central Community Preschool, Windermere Road, Leigh

Lime House, 346 Newton Road, Lowton

Old Pear Tree Inn, 44 Frog Lane, Wigan

Red Lion Hotel, 25 Gerard Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Six Acres Residential Home, 401 Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw

The Spice Lounge, Bretherton Row, Wigan

Thrill of the Grill T/A Susie’s, Plank Lane, Leigh

Yates Fish & Chip Shop, 494 Warrington Road, Wigan

TWO STARS:

Chunky Chick-Inn, 55 Wigan Lane, Wigan

Sakinas, 3a King Street West, Wigan

The Godfather, 16 King Street, Wigan

ONE STAR:

Appleby Court Nursing Home, Ellesmere Road, Wigan

Choi’s, 121 Edge Green Lane, Golborne

Costcutter, 408 Manchester Road, Astley

Kebab King, 29 Heath Street, Golborne

Kebab World, 18-20 King Street, Wigan

Marty’s Kitchen & Bar, 54-56 Wallgate, Wigan

Mias Cafe and Sandwich Bar, 87 Manchester Road, Leigh

Moghul Tandoori, King Street West, Wigan

New Shevington Balti House, 14 Broad O Th Lane, Shevington

Queen Anne Inn, 14 Bridge Street, Golborne