COMMENT - Town plan optimism

PLANS to develop part of Wigan town centre could have a huge impact on the local economy.

Major hotel chains, restaurant operators and shops are set to be part of the development which could also help the cultural side of life in the borough.

Developers believe the complex would create dozens of both full-time and part-time roles, giving a much needed boost to our jobs market.

The announcement of a firm timescale and details of which chains takeover ownership will be highly anticipated.