Wigan Buildings

wiganbuildings Website

The website continues to grow with images, history and memories of over 800 buildings of interest across the borough of Wigan.

Link to Website

There is a search facility that you can search for an Area, Building Grade, or an individual building, by using the drop-down lists.

Link to Building Search

If you would like to recommend a new building of interest or have relevant information on an existing building, please contact:- 


Further Information

Guidance on proposing buildings and structures for the local list

Notes from Wigan Council

..... can't find Nomination Form!

Questions & Answers with reference to BLints

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Historic England - Local Heriatage Lising - Advice & Guidance

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Local Heritage Listing: Identifying and Conserving Local Heritage

Historic England Advice Note 7 (Second Edition)

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Historic England - Managing Local Authority Heritage Assets

Interesting document

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Heritage Champions Handbook

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Haigh Windmill

An article by Jason Kennedy, ex Wigan Council Conservation Officer, on the history and restoration of the windmill. Also some history of Richard Melling.

View Information on the Historic England Listing.

View Jason's Article

Logical Approach as defined by Historic England