Welcome to the Orwell

Originally built in 1877, The Orwell is a converted Victorian cotton warehouse, situated on the canal side at the heart of Wigan Pier; we are the perfect venue for your event, offering superb facilities at sensible prices, with experienced catering and functions staff to ensure that you and your guests have an enjoyable experience with us. We have 2 large function rooms.

Alternatively, why not drop in to The Canal Bar and enjoy fabulous food at a picturesque location.


Where are we?


The Orwell, Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan, WN3 4EU
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Contact Number

01942 242 456

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Events Co-ordinatior

General Manager
Howard Isaacs