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#461379 - 12th Jan 2011 10:17pm Decapitation of Treasury Building Birkenhead
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I was trying to find an image that would visually demonstrate the shrinking in size of Wirral Council as so many staff are being made redundant(including me!), and I wanted to find a 'Before' and 'After' picture of the Golden Tower in Cleveland Street.

It was severely bobbited after the Council realised that there was a danger that loose panels falling off might kill some of their taxpayers.

I would be very grateful if anyone can Upload, or link to, some pictures.

Thanks, Matthew

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#461392 - 12th Jan 2011 11:13pm Re: Decapitation of Treasury Building Birkenhead [Re: Matthew]
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hope these help a little clicky will do


Edited by derekdwc (12th Jan 2011 11:14pm)

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#461489 - 13th Jan 2011 9:37am Re: Decapitation of Treasury Building Birkenhead [Re: derekdwc]
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Thank you very much indeed Derek for those pictures, and all your other 'now' and 'then' photos, it really does come as quite a shock to be shown so clearly how much the urban landscape has changed in such a short time.

So many visual reference points have gone, in particular the pubs, so that where I could once easily navigate my way round town using the pubs as landmarks before finishing at The Old Colonial, I now get lost in some soulless car park trying to get a drink from a Pub that closed 20 years ago!

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