WHAT SMELL ? :-))
I worked in the Tannery during 1961 and I couldn't smell a thing, it was only when I got home that my Mum (God bless her) made me strip off all my working gear and have a bath, and that was EVERY DAY...
Apologies if this turns out to be off-topic, but does anyone recall the stink that came from some kind of dump site adjacent to the Wallasey tunnel bridge on Oakdale Road?
I remember it from the late 1970's, and phew was it vile, especially on hot days.
Someone told me the stench came from a pit that was filled with what they believed to be tannery waste, but I don't know if that is true or not.