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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 Martland Mill Lane Martland Mill Wigan Wn5
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Terraced House For Sale In Martland Mill Lane Martland Mill Wigan Wn5
£75,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - House - 2 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Located just a short drive away from wigan town centre that offers ample... Park haigh hall woodland park and wigan golf course semi rural location not overlooked...
Detached House For Sale In Millwood Close Ashtoninmakerfield Wigan Wn4
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Detached House For Sale In Millwood Close Ashtoninmakerfield Wigan Wn4
£235,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 4 bedrooms - 3 bathrooms
Left along gerard st turn left at the traffic lights and continue onto wigan...
Detached House For Sale In Northcroft Whelley Wigan Wn1
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Detached House For Sale In Northcroft Whelley Wigan Wn1
£215,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 4 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Spacious family home in quiet cul de sac location this modern detached home is situated in a popular area in a quiet cul de sac and has extended accommodation...
Terraced House For Sale In Orpington Street Pemberton Wigan Wn5
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Terraced House For Sale In Orpington Street Pemberton Wigan Wn5
£75,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - House - 2 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Located in the popular area of pemberton on a quiet street is this two bedroom end terraced this would be an ideal purchase for an investor looking to add to...
Semidetached House For Sale In Coppice Drive Marus Bridge Wigan Wn3
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Semidetached House For Sale In Coppice Drive Marus Bridge Wigan Wn3
£140,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester - For Sale - Apartment - 3 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Enviably positioned on the popular coppice drive which is just a stone s throw from the area s excellent primary schools plus various amenities shops and...