From the archives: 15 fabulous pictures of Wigan and Wiganers through the decades

We've delved into our archives once more to bring you some fabulous pictures of Wigan and Wiganers from yesteryear.

Tuesday, 20th August 2019, 11:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st August 2019, 12:39 am
Ashton golf pairs tournament in 1995

Enjoy the pictures ...

St Joseph's RC School located between Caroline Street and Hodson Street just before it closed down on Wednesday 22nd of December 1971
Wigan's main railway stations, North Western and Wallgate, were at a standstill following a rail stoppage on June 30, 1968

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Back to the 1960s in Wigan town centre
Civil rights campaigners picket outside Marks and Spencer on Standishgate, Wigan town centre, in 1972
The building of the new council estates in Marsh Green and Norley Hall during the years of 1957 and 1958
A dilapidated canal side view of Wigan Pier in 1968
Wigan town centre, Powell Street, in 1972
The Navigation pub in Gathurst in 1967 - now The Baby Elephant curry house
Outside Wigan International Swimming Pool in the late sixties
A junior disco at the ABC Cinema on Station Road Wigan for members of the ABC Minors Club in 1981
Enjoying a game of golf in the sunshine in Bryn - the year is 1995
A view from March 1994 of Wigan Cricket Club's Bull Hey ground
Wigan town centre Mesnes Street into Standishgate in 1972
The Balmoral in Hindley in the 1980s