Wigan Archives Service

Wigan Carnival 1930

The Wigan Archives Service's mission is to make Wigan's Archives accessible to all for learning and enjoyment, and to foster a sense of belonging and pride in local heritage through the collection and preservation of archive records.

We hold collections of records for Wigan's people, places, businesses, churches, societies and all manner of other organisations, preserving the history of the entire Borough. We look after millions of documents, from paper records and digital archives, to maps, plans and photographs.

Venue Type:

Archive

Opening hours

Wigan Archives Service is open Tuesday-Thursday, 10.00-4.30.

Archive collections are also available to view by appointment on the third Saturday of the month at Leigh Local Studies Library.

Admission charges

None

Wigan Archives Service is dedicated to caring for and making accessible, the historical records of the Wigan Metropolitan Borough. We hold collections of records for its people, places, businesses, churches, societies and all manner of other organisations

Collection details

Archives

Key artists and exhibits

  • The Edward Hall Diary Collection

Wigan Archives Service
Leigh Town Hall
Wigan
Lancashire
WN7 1DY
England

Website

www.wlct.org/heritage-services/wigan-archives-service.htm

E-mail

heritage@wlct.org

Telephone

01942 404 430

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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