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Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? #1035601
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Theres 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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Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller] #1035603
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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

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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

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

Re: Where was Wirral underground munitions factory? [Re: yoller] #1035631
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The machinery is still there apparently.

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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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Brings back memories of many good nights when it was the Creep Inn in the 50s.


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