A former lecture hall and library, now a library, built in 1905-6 to a design by the architects J B & W Thornley. The children’s library was added when the lecture hall fell out of use.
Refurbished and reopened in 2006 to mark its centenary.
Awarded Grade II listing in 2009
Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Wigan libraries (2017)
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant:
- Year opened (and by who – if known): 1906
Photo of library today:
No free to use photo identified yet
Old photo of library (postcard):
Not from my collection, this was found via flickr
- Entry on the listed buildings register