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Why Should You Look For Lettings In Wigan?

Why Should You Look For Lettings In Wigan?

Wigan is a fabulous town in Greater Manchester. It is located very close to the Douglas River. Wigan was described by Celia Fiennes, a notable traveller, in 1698, as “a pretty market town built of stone and brick.” Thence, Wigan is such a marvellous place to live and explore. As a factory town, Wigan was an important center of textile factories during the Industrial Revolution. Wigan’s long history is reflected in its 216 listed buildings including 20 grade II listings.

Wigan Pier, Trencher Field Mill, Wigan Market and town halls are other famous places where you can have a great time with your family and friends all year round. The DW Stadium belongs to the football club Wigan Athletic FC, the club shares with Wigan Warriors, a local club rugby league. Wigan Warlords are a hockey team, sixteen producing national champions plus European bronze medals.

Wigan is a great accessible area for letting.

The city also has a large number of High Schools, Primary Schools and Special Schools and is also a popular center of music for old and young people with a huge number of music clubs and disco pubs within the city center itself. They usually host concerts at ‘The Tudor’ in addition to other events like the Haigh Hall Music Festival.

As far as transport is considered, it’s a very easily and fast accessible town, where Liverpool, Preston and Manchester are just a few miles away. There are two railway stations in Wigan town center. Wigan North Western is on the north-south route of the West Coast Main Line. The bus station is also served by National Express for large distances.

About 4-5 mile down the road in the western parts of the Wigan Borough you have the famous old mill town of Ashton-in-Makerfield, which is a stones throw away from Haydock Race Course. In fact, Ashton-in-Makerfield town centre is closer to Haydock Race Course than Haydock town centre itself.

Right there you have access to the East Lancs and the M6 motorway, both north, south, east and western routes are covered by your journey. So for anybody who travels for a career then this part of Wigan may be the place for you to settle.

When it comes to shopping you have an abbundance of different shops to choose from, but the jewels of the Wigan Borough are Wigans new Grande Arcade, which hosts some of the more popular named high street stores in the UK such as Debenhams, Boots, Sports Direct, Topman/Topshop & Marks & Spencer.

Just one mile away you also have the Robin Retail Park, right near the DW stadium, hosting shops such as Argos, Bensons for Beds, Maplin, Boots & Matalan. Burger King is also very close to the retail park.

So there you go, there are enough reasons why you should consider letting in Wigan, because there is much more to Wigan than meets the eye.

Janine Moorley has lived in Wigan for most of her life, working for MHL Lettings in Wigan, who offer letting to residentials thinking of settling in the Wigan Borough.

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