Thirty brilliant pictures of Wigan and Wiganers from our archives

We've delved into our deep archives once again to bring you some cracking pictures of Wigan and Wiganers through the decades.

Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 9:57 am
Updated Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 11:01 am
Scholes redevelopment in 1968

Have a flick through the Wigan retro pictures and see if they stir any memories ...

Williams of Wallgate in Wigan, October 1970
The White Horse on Standishgate in 1969

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Market Street in Wigan in the 1950s
The one and only Daley Thompson hands over the baton in a relay race representing his club Essex Beagles at Robin Park in July 1986
Fun at the narrowboat gala at Wigan Pier in 1986
A Triumph Dolomite car is driven up the steps into the Trustee Savings Bank (now Revolution) in King Street for a publicity stunt in 1980
Wigan International swimming pool in the late 1960s
Aspull School sports day 1986
Tug of war at Aspull School sports day in 1986
Scholes flats in 1968
Wigan RL fans waiting for their team to arrive back home after their 1994 Wembley triumph
The late sixties and Billy Boston at Central Park with fellow rugby league stars Colin Dixon and Clive Sullivan with the ball
Wallgate in the seventies
Wigan Athletic players begin their pre season training at Christopher Park in 1996
Pupils at Rose Bridge High School are pictured in 1997
Cars sit on a car park - now Arnold Clark in Beech Hill - in the mid 1980s
Wigan town centre in the 1980s
A model of the planned JJB Stadium (now DW) in 1997
Wigan Athletic get ready for the Premiership at the end of their game with Reading in 2005
Professor Merlin and his performing birds at Ashton Library in 1997
Five-a-side football champs at St Patricks RC Primary School of Scholes in 1997
Age Concern volunteers celebrate their first year in the shop on Market Street in 1986
Fun with Cowboy Joe at Abram Library in 1997
McDonald's in Wigan joins the council's 11-21 LINC scheme in 1996
The Crop Shop on Ormskirk Road, Pemberton, opened by Brookside's Eddie Banks (Paul Broughton) in 1996
Beacon Park, Up Holland, hosted an animal antics day with the RSPCA in 1999
Standish in Bloom organisers at the Globe pub in Standish in 1995
Wigan and Leigh College staff picket the site during a dispute in 1996
Leigh Miners Welfare Institute crown green bowlers in 1996