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#420819 - 21st Jul 2010 5:59pm Tower street
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Can anyone give me the exact location of Tower Street, Liscard. Wallasey. Where was it please?

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#420821 - 21st Jul 2010 6:18pm Re: Tower street [Re: Helles]
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Tower Street was an L-shaped street that ran between the top end of Mill Lane, Liscard, and the main shopping area on Liscard Road. The properties were demolished to make way for the Cherry Tree Centre and its associated car park.


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#420830 - 21st Jul 2010 7:32pm Re: Tower street [Re: marty99fred]
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Knew it had to be in that area somewhere hence the Towers Pub plus the water tower. Nice to know exactly though. Thank you.

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#420874 - 21st Jul 2010 11:46pm Re: Tower street [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: PaulWirral
My little website tells you all about...Liscard of the past!


But has it got pics of Tower Street though?


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Description: Tower street - Liscard Road end

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Description: Tower Street - Mill Lane end



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#420903 - 22nd Jul 2010 11:38am Re: Tower street [Re: marty99fred]
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Excellent photo's. The reason I asked is that I have a family photograph that was taken in the town hall when it was a military hospital in the first world war. My grandfather was a medical orderly there.

On the back is the photographers details and he was based in Tower street. Name of J Wertherby. Photographic artist. 1 Tower Street. Wonder what happened to all his negatives?

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#420917 - 22nd Jul 2010 1:14pm Re: Tower street [Re: marty99fred]
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Originally Posted By: PaulWirral
My little website tells you all about...Liscard of the past!


But has it got pics of Tower Street though?


I actually do have them as they are from a picture set taken from the early to mid 1960s that also includes pictures of Rossett Place, St. Albans Terrace and Wallasey Road. One day I will get round to updating the new info I have on Liscard and add the rest.

Hard to believe the car park was all houses!

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#420942 - 22nd Jul 2010 3:32pm Re: Tower street [Re: ]
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Hard to believe that where I used to go to the swings is now the middle of the cherry tree centre.

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#710295 - 17th Jul 2012 7:53pm Tower Street
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I don't remember this street, it's tower street in Liscard. Cash Converters is on this very spot these days.

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#710300 - 17th Jul 2012 8:08pm Re: Tower Street [Re: pablo42]
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wow great picture pablo looks to me late forties early fifties, but not to sure.

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#710302 - 17th Jul 2012 8:14pm Re: Tower Street [Re: pablo42]
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I've no idea, had it a long time. Very clean though

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#710308 - 17th Jul 2012 8:37pm Re: Tower Street [Re: pablo42]
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would i be right in saying this is now the entrance into the cherry tree?

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#710312 - 17th Jul 2012 8:50pm Re: Tower Street [Re: pablo42]
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I believe so PC

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#710337 - 17th Jul 2012 11:07pm Re: Tower Street [Re: pablo42]
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It has a look of 'Cecil Road' (opposite Whetherspoons)with almost identical houses on the right hand side of the road

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#710360 - 18th Jul 2012 7:11am Re: Tower Street [Re: smithersjones]
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Originally Posted By: smithersjones
It has a look of 'Cecil Road' (opposite Whetherspoons)with almost identical houses on the right hand side of the road

that was the first thing i thought of due to the water tower in the background

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#710480 - 18th Jul 2012 9:23pm Re: Tower Street [Re: pablo42]
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Strange how this version of the photo is cropped identically to the one I posted here. For comparison here's the full, uncropped, version from the original 2¼ inch square negative, which, by the way, was taken on 28/5/1961.


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