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Wiganis a town in Greater Manchester, England, the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan and its administrative centre. The town has a population of 103,608, whilst the wider borough has a population of 318,100.
During the Industrial Revolution Wigan experienced dramatic economic expansion and a rapid rise in population. Although porcelain manufacture and clock making had been major industries, Wigan became known as a major mill town and coal mining district.
Today, Wigan is a centre for retail and wholesale, manufacturing, health and social work, construction, property and business services, and transport and communications.
Many cultural institutions and festivals such as international jazz festival, The Wigan Live Festival, Wigan Diggers Festival and World Pie Eating Championship are based in the city and have a well-known reputation throughout the United Kingdom.
Wigan Self-Storage: At A Glance
With such a large population living in Wigan, moving in and out, there are numerous self-storages available. Choosing the one that suits your needs should not be a problem. Town and its surrounding host seven self-storages different in size with one of them located just near towncentre. You can use storages for differently sized items: from books and clothes that overcrowd your home, to robust pieces of furniture that need to be laid aside while moving, as well as for short and long term storing of goods.
Does Wigan student population affect self-storage prices?
Wigan is home to 3 colleges of further education, Wigan and Leigh College, Saint John Rigby College and Winstanley College.
Every year, students move in and out of dorm rooms. However, student budget is limited, and it often doesn’t allow moving furniture, books and other belongings all the way back home. Keeping things in local self-storage is more convenient, and many students as well as owners of self-storages know that. That is why in many places with large student population some storage facilities offer discounts specifically for students to help them afford a storage unit.
Things to see in Wigan
Wigan has a lot of things to offer to visitors and residents: from cultural sites to parks, gardens and places to have fun. Here are just a few places we recommend: Trencherfield Mill, The Boer War memorial in Mesnes Park,Museum of Wigan Life, All Saint’s church, and Wigan Pier. We are sure you will discover many other interesting places, while walking down amazing streets of Wigan.