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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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Terraced House For Sale In Harrow Road Marsh Green Wigan Wn5
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Terraced House For Sale In Harrow Road Marsh Green Wigan Wn5
£75,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - House - 3 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Offered for sale with the benefit of no onward chain is this well presented end terrace property located in the marsh green area of wigan this spacious home would...
Detached House For Sale In Warrington Road Abram Wigan Wn2
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Detached House For Sale In Warrington Road Abram Wigan Wn2
£169,950
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 3 bedrooms
Ashtons estate agency are in a position to offer for sale this well presented 3 bedroom detached family home in popular residential location that is close to...
Semidetached House For Sale In Silverdale Road Orrell Wigan Wn5
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Semidetached House For Sale In Silverdale Road Orrell Wigan Wn5
£115,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 2 bedrooms
Offering spacious family living accommodation that has currently been refurbished this well presented semi detached house is an ideal purchase ready to move in...
Semidetached House For Sale In Pepper Lane Standish Wigan Wn6
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Semidetached House For Sale In Pepper Lane Standish Wigan Wn6
£175,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 2 bedrooms
This immaculatley presented extended two bedroom semi detached family home is situated in the highly sought after village of standish close to excellent...
Semidetached House For Sale In Findley Cook Road Highfield Wigan Wn3
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Semidetached House For Sale In Findley Cook Road Highfield Wigan Wn3
£190,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 3 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Resting on a popular residential estate in highfield is this modern three bed semi detached property this beautiful home presents an ideal opportunity for a...