A list of buildings selected to reflect the architecture , significance and overall contribution made to the history of the area.
Each individual buildings will be updated as the project continues and research has been completed.
Entrance & Bridge
Ancient lane in place before King Street was constructed. Read about the Battle of Faggy Lane.
22-24, Grimes Arcade
An iconic structure containing two buildings and an arcade....who were The Grimes?
36-44, Victoria Building
.....more to follow
27, County Playhouse
Some history and memories of the building
The Museum of Wigan Life
Three munificent men of Wigan and a renowned architect that built an everlasting monument to learning and knowledge.
4, Christian Meeting House
Read about a nonconformist religion which was founded in 1841 by Timothy Coop, with links to more information about Timothy.
From right to left - Minorca, Rothwell's and Meek's
17-19, Meeks Building
Read about the three generations of the Meek Faimily from 1831 - 1884, and a business run on strong christian principles.
Find the history of John Rothwell, from Goose Green, and his family, who built a large coffee and cocoa business, between 1850 and 1935.
27-29, Minorca Inn - now the Berkeley
Trace the history of the site from the late 1700's and the transformation and development of the building.