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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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Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Flat
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Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Flat
£173
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Flat - 2 bedrooms - 2 bathrooms
Of trencherfield mill, adjacent to wigan pier, the former industrial heritage site, now converted... Of wigan town centre. Regional and national commuting is also available close by via...
Trencherfield Mill, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Flat
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Trencherfield Mill, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Flat
£156
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Flat - 2 bedrooms - 2 bathrooms
That is situated in the trencherfield mill, in the wigan pier quarter, a heritage site located just 5 minutes' walk from wigan town centre. In retaining the original features...
Apartment, Trencherfield Mill, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Flat
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Apartment, Trencherfield Mill, Heritage Way, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Flat
£160
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Flat - 2 bedrooms - 2 bathrooms
In the wigan pier quarter, a heritage site located just 5 minutes' walk from wigan town centre... Mill lies adjacent to wigan pier and is just 400 yards from wigan town centre...
Cygnet Street, Poolstock, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Terraced House
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Cygnet Street, Poolstock, Wigan Wn3, 2 Bedroom Terraced House
£110
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - Terraced house - 2 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
On a quiet residential street with no through access, just a short distance from wigan pier and wigan town centre. The employment areas around wigan pier, robin park as well as the town centre...
Kenyon Road, Wigan Wn1, 1 Bedroom
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Kenyon Road, Wigan Wn1, 1 Bedroom
£81
Wigan, Greater Manchester - To Rent - 1 bathroom
Beautiful, modern furniture.Bills and wifi included ( except tv license) centre of wigan... Restaurants and pubs. 5 minute walk from the hospital and wigan college. 15 minute walk...