From the archives: Wigan and Wiganers through the decades

Once again we've delved into our photographic archives to dig out some great pictures from Wigan of yesteryear.

Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 2:24 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 3:24 pm
A group of friends enjoying the warm weather in Beech Hill in 1995

Have a flick through our gallery and see what memories they stir ...

A photograph of Standishgate in the 1900s
Ormskirk Road, Pemberton, in the 1960s

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Wigan bus station in the 1960s
Station Road, Wigan, in the 1960s
Crank village post office in the 1950s
Wigan rugby league champions of 1960 pictured at Central Park
A bus passing by Lowe's store, Wigan, in the 1960s
Wigan Evening Post and Chronicle sellers in their caravan in 1967
Timberlakes garage, Wigan, servicing department with an MG BGT on the ramps in 1972
St Patrick's Church, Scholes - church bell removed for renovation in 1972
Mr Price Fighter shop in Wigan in 1981
The popular Harold Spencer DIY store in 1981
The site of the new Morrisons store being built in 1981
A protest against deregulation of services by Wigan's taxi drivers in the town centre in 1995