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I was only young in the 80's but I remember this and the surrounding area well.
Does anyone have any photos or know of any? I can recall Computer Adventure World on the corner (which is now the 'Moodz' permanently unemployed social centre), which also had a huge advertisement space on the escalators in Liverpool Central Station (long after it shut down into the 2000's). There was an arcade place opposite the pram shop as well, now a solicitors.
Hammersound is still there, amazingly, but most of the businesses up there have now gone.

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Actually still look behind me by habit looking for that sign at Central, did it 3 weeks. Used to go to that arcade 89 to about 93 playing Operation Wolf and Nemesis. not found a single picture of Computer Adventure World spend a lot of time here in the late 80s.


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