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The Galleries Shopping Centre

Market Street, Wigan WN1 1AR, England
+44 1942 825734
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Half empty

There are still a few good shops downstairs but upstairs is pretty much empty now. Worse since... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannah S
via mobile
Nothing left

The Galleries Shopping centre has very little to offer shoppers nowadays. It is practically empty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Half empty ”
3 weeks ago
“Nothing left”
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Market Street, Wigan WN1 1AR, England
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+44 1942 825734
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are still a few good shops downstairs but upstairs is pretty much empty now. Worse since Argos has gone

1  Thank Hannah S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Galleries Shopping centre has very little to offer shoppers nowadays. It is practically empty. Most of the shops have moved to the grand arcade making the Galleries a ghost town. Not sure what the future holds for this place.

1  Thank albeback1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a shame what has happened to the Galleries over the years, especially with shops like 'Ethnic Emporium' and 'Ryman's Stationary' closing and moving, and the council not advertising this or Wigan market at all... This said, there are still little treasures to had....More

1  Thank Marishious
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

what a shock to see the galleries arcade in wigan totally empty i feel so sorry for the staff and companies who are trying to make a living . very disappointing and soul searching

1  Thank josephhaley6
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This shopping centre has suffered badly since the Grand Arcade opened. Most of the shops that were here have either relocated to the Grand Arcade of have closed all together. Time for the town planners to have another look at how to revitalise a once...More

Thank albeback1
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The overall content of shops are very limited, but would venture to suggest, A Flagship Shopping Centre in its Time. Having read previous reviews for this place, thought I would check it out for myself. Pleasently surprised. Why? A little cafe called "Country Larder Cafe"....More

1  Thank John B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

now don't get me wrong there is some good shops to see in here but they are dwindling and few and far between. I think now as ive seen it yesterday there was more shops empty than open and I know of a entire section...More

Thank michaelinman11
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I believe that this arcade along with the shops and market square at the rear were built in 1987 ish according to dates on the buildings, it amazes me that large towns like Wigan allow huge new developments when existing shop areas are already struggling,...More

1  Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Sums up Wigan shopping centre, dying on its feet. At a loss why council approved the grand arcade when we already had the Galleries. Shops just relocated and left the Galleries deserted. In my opinion the Galleries in terms of looks is a far more...More

2  Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

This shopping centre must have been thriving 'back in the day', unfortunately the majority of shops now seem to be closed. Clearly some have relocated to the nearby Grand Arcade, what's left makes quite a sorry sight. Such a pity, because if you look up...More

Thank allertonlad
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