Wigston, Leicestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Wigston and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Bell Street

I remember going to Bell Street around 1967/8 to see Michael Aspel open "Key Markets" which was a supermarket of sorts, and would be on the left-hand-side of this picture (I think either next door to the Co-op, or may have occupied ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigston by David Harriman

Shipp And Sons Outfitter Furnishers Bell Street

yes i worked here in 1955 and had many fond memories. especialy my Boss ,A Mr Peter Shipp ran a very good busines and very pleasant chap too especially to his customers in ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigston by jameslioncub

First School

I lived in Central Avenue when I was 5 and Bell Street Infants school was my first school, I can remember walking to school with my mum. I also recall buying shoes from a little shoe shop, opposite about where this picture is taken.

A memory of Wigston by lunacy69