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There used to be a lot in Wigan in terms of shops, but over the years it has turned into a dying... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel_JaneX
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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This is like most town centre arcades. Just wondering what will happen when marks and Spencer's... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
IAN D
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There used to be a lot in Wigan in terms of shops, but over the years it has turned into a dying town. The old market places have all closed down and its just depressing to walk through. Parking has gone more expensive i would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachel_JaneX
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is like most town centre arcades. Just wondering what will happen when marks and Spencer's move. Will we have another galleries and marketplace fiasco.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank IAN D
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The shopping centre is slap bang in the centre of Wigan and houses your typical generic shops...Debenhams, WH Smith, New Look, River Island etc. It serves its purpose if you don't need to shop around...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Like many town centers Wigan is slowly dying a slow death with many empty shops and large chains shutting down. The car parking meters work on ANPR. When paying by contactless there is no indication given whether payment has failed until a penalty notice lands...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wandererseeksvfm
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

The Grand Arcade is a small modern shopping centre in the heart of Wigan. Since it opened the previous shopping centre, The Galleries, has suffered badly. There’s plenty of shops and cafes but isn’t as enjoyable as it used to be when TK Max had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Avoid it at all cost.Allow at least 35 mins to get a ticket and No change out of the machine .If your lucky you won't get run over or choked while queing up...just another cut back in rip off Wigan.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank craig c
Reviewed 8 June 2018

When it opened, it took away business from the not so old Galleries Arcade and since then, other shopping malls have appeared in the North West that are as good, if not better (Golden Square in Warrington, The Rock in Bury). Although there are the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laughingbear
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Went on a Saturday with a friend. A lot of stores and coffee shops. There used to be a TK Max which is gone now. Parking has changed too, very expensive!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TessaDW
Reviewed 21 April 2018

As I live in Wigan, I have shopped in The Grand Arcade many times. My last shopping trip, which took in a single shop and 25 minutes of shopping, ended with an £80 penalty notice. I am sure I paid.....unfortunately in cash....but as they do...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TonyManc
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This shopping centre is relatively new with plenty of big stores including the usual high street shops like Debenhams, M&S, Top Shop and River Island you find in bigger towns and cities. There’s cafes for food and drink. TK Max has gone though having opened...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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