The Galleries Shopping Centre is located in the heart of Wigan town centre. It comprises The Galleries, the Makinson Arcade, and Marketgate; three unique areas connected by various walkways and squares.
The centre is home to around 80 independent and high street shops. The Galleries is the biggest area with around 60 stores. Large shops here are Morrisons, Argos, and Poundland. Other well-known names here at the time of writing (May 2015) include Beaverbrooks, Claire’s, Ernest Jones, H Samuel, Holland & Barrett, Thomson, Ryman, and Warren James.
The Peacocks store here closed in 2012 when the fashion chain went into administration. Clarks and New Look moved their Wigan stores to the Grand Arcade at the beginning of 2015.
Standard opening times are Monday to Saturday 9 am to 5.30 pm, and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Individual store hours may vary. Morrisons, for example, is open Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 7 pm.
The centre boasts its own multi-storey car park with spaces for 625 vehicles. The entrance is situated on Mesnes Street (use the postcode WN1 1QP to find it with a satellite navigation system). Parking fees apply.
Galleries Shopping Centre
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