Excellent pictures, derekdwc. What a monstrosity that Conway Street flyover was - in fact, what a monstrosity all the Birkenhead flyovers were ... and are.
Does anyone agree that this scheme, which led to the demolition of so many old residential areas, totally ruined the heart of the town and was tragically unnecessary?
As for the smell from the British Leather works, it was indeed a hell of a pong. But very much a part of what was then a thriving town.