Friday, 29 September 2017

Planning Application submitted for M58 Link Road scheme

The application proposes an extension and creation of highway to form a 2.3km single carriageway link road between the eastern roundabout of junction 26 of the M6 (with the M58 and A577) and the A571 Billinge Road/Foundry Lane junction, known as the M58 Link Road.

From here the road will connect to Smithy Brook Road, known as Pemberton Link. The proposal also includes sports pitch relocation and flood light illumination at Orrell St James ARLFC. Demolition of up to seven residential properties, including: one dwelling located at 133 Brook Lane, and one social housing apartment block containing six social housing apartments.

The application (use Ref A/17/84615) and all associated documents can be viewed online here 

The closing date for representations is 16th October 2017.

Premises Licence Application

The following application has been submitted to Wigan Council.

Portland Wine and Gin Bar
Unit 12 The Winstanley Centre, Holmes House Avenue, Winstanley, Wigan WN3 6JA

Applicant: Lindsay Porter
Application Type: New Premises Licence Application

Licensable Activities or Relevant Qualifying Club Activities: Regulated Entertainment (on the premises) Monday - Sunday 12:00 - 23:30. Late Night Refreshment (on the premises) Friday - Saturday 23:00 - 00:00. Sale of Alcohol (on and off the premises) Sunday - Thursday 12:00 - 23:00. Friday - Saturday 12:00 -00:00.

Non Standard Timings:

Christimas Eve: 12:00 - 01:00 Sundays preceding a Bank Holiday: Monday 12:00 - 01:00

From the start of permitted hours on New Year's Eve to the end of permitted hours on New Year's Day.

An additional hour once a year at the end of British Summertime (when the clocks go back).

Hours of Operation: Thursday - Sunday 12:00 - 23:00. Friday - Saturday 12:00 - 00:00

Closing Date for the Receipt of Representations: 25/10/2017

Any person can make representations or comments to the Trading Standards and Licensing Section of Wigan Council in respect of the following applications. Comments may be positive or negative, but can only be considered ‘relevant’ if they relate to one or more of the following Licensing Objectives:

  • Prevention of Crime and Disorder
  • Public Safety
  • Prevention of Public Nuisance
  • Protection of Children from Harm

If you wish to submit representations in respect of any of the applications listed below they must be received by the Trading Standards & Licensing Section by the 'Closing Date' listed. Representations received after this date cannot by law be accepted.

Representations must be in writing and include the full name and address of the person or persons making the representation. Representations can be made via email to

Please be aware that the Licensing Act 2003 requires us (Wigan Council) to send copies of all representations to the applicant or the applicant’s representative.