[extract from minutes of Wigan CAMRA Branch meeting on 14th August 2019]
The Swan & Railway is due to re-open on 13th September with Shelley and Ian as managers. It is being restored to it’s1898 condition, retaining its multi-roomed layout. Credit is due to Pete Marsh who helped get the pub listed a number of years ago and saved it from being gutted and converted into an Irish sports bar. The aim is for it to be an ultra-traditional top quality pub with good but simple food and up to six letting rooms to feature alongside the selection of real ales. Draught Bass is to make a return to the bar as the pub was well known for serving an excellent pint of Draught Bass for many years. The council have also been very supportive of the project.