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As average and generic a shopping centre as ever there was one

The shopping centre is slap bang in the centre of Wigan and houses your typical generic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
thevontrapps
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Much of a muchness

When it opened, it took away business from the not so old Galleries Arcade and since then, other... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Laughingbear
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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...

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank paul h
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank craig c
Reviewed June 8, 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

Thank Laughingbear
Reviewed April 27, 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!

Thank TessaDW
Reviewed April 21, 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

1  Thank TonyManc
Reviewed April 8, 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

Thank albeback1
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

First and last visit. Went with daughter yesterday whilst having retail therapy. Staff so unfriendly and rude. Ordered cheesecake as a treat. No label on it but appeared plain vanilla. When tasted it was lemon which a hate. When I explained to staff was told...More

2  Thank cnbrigby
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Nipped in here at lunch time. Lovely coffee but a dried out scone. Not even extra butter could help. Female staff were welcoming but the male barista lacked charisma and looked positively annoyed to be there. Almost wanted to leave due to his lack of...More

Thank magsandsteve
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