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Wigan stands on the river Douglas in the Greater Manchester area of England. Porcelain and manufacturing of clocks have been the major industries in the town during the Industrial Revolution. However after the Industrial Revolution mills and coal also became factors for the betterment of the economy of this town. The huge number of mills in the town made it to be known as the mill town. Coal mining has decreased now. However the people have now shifted to areas like transport, communications, tourism, education and public administration.

Mab’s Cross, Museum of Wigan life, the Wigan pier Quarter, Wigan’s war memorial are some of the notable tourist attractions in the town. These places also contribute to the economy of this town as they draw a good number of tourists to this town.

Football, swimming, speedway racing, hockey, athletics are some of the sports which are practiced widely in this town. Wigan Borough is the first professional football club of the town. This was formed in the year 1920. The Wigan Warlords which is the Inline Hockey team has won sixteen national championships and are European bronze medalists. This club has players from Wigan and the surrounding areas.

The town is home to the World Pie eating championship. This is usually held at Harry’s Bar on Wallgate. The people of this town are often called as “Pie-eaters”.

The town has two primary roads and two railway stations for the easy commutation of the people. The town also has tram facility for the easy commutation of the people.

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2 Bed Terraced House To Rent In Forge Street, Ince, Wigan Wn1 Zoopla
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2 Bed Terraced House To Rent In Forge Street, Ince, Wigan Wn1 Zoopla
£550
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - House - 2 bedrooms
Terrace in the ince area of wigan. The property itself rests within handy access to wigan town centre, schools and transport links. Internally the accommodation...
3 Bed Terraced House To Rent In Netherby Road, Springfield, Wigan Wn6 Zoopla
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3 Bed Terraced House To Rent In Netherby Road, Springfield, Wigan Wn6 Zoopla
£695
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - House - 3 bedrooms
Available now a fully refurbished terraced house situated within a sought-after residential area.The property is centrally heated and double glazed and briefly...
2 Bed Flat To Rent In Wharfside, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3 Zoopla
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2 Bed Flat To Rent In Wharfside, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3 Zoopla
£550
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Apartment - 2 bedrooms
The fully restored trencherfield mill and located only a short walk from wigan town centre and wigan pier. The property represents excellent living accommodation in a convenient...
2 Bed Flat To Rent In Wharfside, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3 Zoopla
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2 Bed Flat To Rent In Wharfside, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3 Zoopla
£575
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Apartment - 2 bedrooms
Of this former industrial heritage site just 400 yards from wigan town centre and adjacent to wigan pier.The apartments are situated at the rear of the development overlooking...
1 Bedroom Flat To Let In Meadow Street Wigan For £420 Per Month
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1 Bedroom Flat To Let In Meadow Street Wigan For £420 Per Month
£420
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Apartment - 1 bedroom
No agent fees students can enquire property reference number: 1241489 property reference: 1241489. We are proud to offer this delightful newly refurbished open...