Galleries Shopping Centre

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 90 independent and high street shops. The biggest stores here are Morrisons, Argos, Next, and Peacocks. Others include Clair’s Accessories, Clarks, Holland & Barrett, Julian Graves, Superdrug, Ernest Jones, H Samuel, Duffer, New Look, and First Choice. The town’s football team, Wigan Athletic, also have a shop in the centre.

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. For example, Morrisons is open Monday to Saturday 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, next to Betfred.

Wigan bus station is on Hallgate/Market Street, immediately west of the shopping centre. Both Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western train stations are just a few hundred yards away.



Galleries Shopping Centre

Address and postcode
The Galleries
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

Visit Galleries Shopping Centre Website

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  1. Editor says

    A plan for a £60 million redevelopment of the Galleries has been approved by Wigan Council.

    Vale Retail plan to rename the shopping centre the Makinson Quarter and add a new cinema, gym, a leisure complex and restaurants. The plans also see Wigan Market relocated to its original location on Market Street.

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