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#635264 - 10th Dec 2011 1:50pm No to Polaris
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Hi,
I am looking for a photograph of the `No to Polaris' paint/graffiti that used to be on Cammell Lairds shipyard wall. Anyone know anyone or where I might get a photo of this?

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#635272 - 10th Dec 2011 2:07pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: gypsy]
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I'll have a look Gypsy. I'm sure I have one

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#635274 - 10th Dec 2011 2:09pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: gypsy]
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Did you mean "PEOPLE NOT POLARIS" that was painted at the top of Argyle Street?

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#635297 - 10th Dec 2011 3:20pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: pablo42]
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Originally Posted By: pablo42
Did you mean "PEOPLE NOT POLARIS" that was painted at the top of Argyle Street?

Do you mean "Houses not Polaris" painted on the wall at the end of Hinderton Road as it turns towards Argyle Street?
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#635333 - 10th Dec 2011 4:28pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: scoops]
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Originally Posted By: scoops
Originally Posted By: pablo42
Did you mean "PEOPLE NOT POLARIS" that was painted at the top of Argyle Street?

Do you mean "Houses not Polaris" painted on the wall at the end of Hinderton Road as it turns towards Argyle Street?


That's the one Scoops. Sure it wasn't people though?

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#635373 - 10th Dec 2011 6:30pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: pablo42]
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Thanks for notes about other painting/slogans elsewhere but it was Deffo the wall at Cammell Lairds is the one that i am after. I felt it was there for years?

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#635390 - 10th Dec 2011 7:17pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: gypsy]
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Sorry no photo, newspaper clip from Feb 25th 1967, just an idea if its that important, have a look at the Birkenhead News they have at Wirral archives around that time.


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#635616 - 11th Dec 2011 10:41am Re: No to Polaris [Re: gypsy]
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thank you bert. good starting point if no luck from other sources

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#635753 - 11th Dec 2011 5:02pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: gypsy]
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I think 'CRUISE OUT' was painted on the wall in Chester Street, underneath the (now demolished) railway bridge. Is this the same one you were thinking of?
It wasn't long before the words 'Fly Back' were appended, in a parady of a travel agents advertising slogan.


Edited by Norton (11th Dec 2011 5:03pm)

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#636515 - 12th Dec 2011 7:35pm Re: No to Polaris [Re: Norton]
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thanks but no, it's Cammell lairds shipyard that i am after

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