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#1035601 - 19th Apr 2017 10:01am Where was Wirral underground munitions factory?
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There’s an interesting article on the Mail Online website today about a new Imperial War Museum book containing colour photographs from the Second World War …

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4423218/The-Second-World-War-colour.html

… one of the pictures shows women in a Wirral underground munitions factory in 1945 making bullets and cannon shells (scroll down the website page to see it).

Does anyone know where this factory was?

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#1035603 - 19th Apr 2017 10:12am Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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I think that was in New Brighton, just can't recall under which building it was.

Here,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AERg_hNSjHM


Edited by bert1 (19th Apr 2017 10:14am)
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#1035605 - 19th Apr 2017 10:38am Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: bert1]
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Originally Posted By: bert1
I think that was in New Brighton, just can't recall under which building it was.

Here,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AERg_hNSjHM



under the indoor fair in New Brighton which became a club called The Creep Inn

click wiki visit

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#1035629 - 19th Apr 2017 7:22pm Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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Thanks for the answers, Bert and Derek - really interesting. What an amazing place!

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#1035631 - 19th Apr 2017 7:28pm Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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The machinery is still there apparently.

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#1035649 - 19th Apr 2017 9:37pm Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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It was in the undercroft of the "new fun palace" on New Brighton sea front. (next to the Floral Pavilion)

I went down there once or twice when I worked there.

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#1035659 - 20th Apr 2017 6:34am Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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#1035693 - 20th Apr 2017 4:28pm Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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Story in to-nights Echo on this subject .

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#1035731 - 21st Apr 2017 9:42am Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller]
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Brings back memories of many good nights when it was the Creep Inn in the 50s.

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