WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Stats
12331 Members
65 Forums
73265 Topics
989398 Posts
107 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
87 registered (alan128, 17 invisible), 1310 Guests and 307 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens 613
Washing machine 289
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed 227
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day 180
Benefit Cap is Unlawful 162
VW t4 fixed side window replacement 134
audi specialised pls 122
Ipad 1 charger 103
Kingsway Academy 35
Mainstream Media- Over and Out 27
New General Forums
Mainstream Media- Over and Out
by RUDEBOX
Yesterday at 09:35 PM
Kingsway Academy
by lincle
Yesterday at 10:48 AM
Theresa May and the Holy Grail
by snowhite
25th Jun 2017 6:17pm
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day
by fish5133
22nd Jun 2017 7:38pm
New Wirral History
Round the Wirral with a movie camera[1934]
by snowhite
16th Jun 2017 2:03pm
Bascule Bridge
by Sufee
6th Jun 2017 9:09pm
Pathe news short - merseytunnel 1934
by oldpm01
5th Jun 2017 1:57pm
1878 Post Office Directory of Cheshire query
by derekdwc
1st Jun 2017 10:41pm
Bakery at 275 Poulton Road 1925 onwards
by JAFitz
30th May 2017 8:59pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
wirral from Liverpool big wheel
New Brighton Big Wheel
Topic Replies
Every little helps...
by Dilly
35 minutes 48 seconds ago
Sailing volunteers
by dogsbrain
51 minutes 49 seconds ago
Bean to cup coffee machine
by monsterz4
Today at 08:56 AM
Ipad 1 charger
by _Ste_
Yesterday at 07:22 PM
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 07:06 PM
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by w10694
Yesterday at 06:42 PM
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by cools
Yesterday at 11:27 AM
live webcam from africa, a must see
by cools
25th Jun 2017 9:01pm
audi specialised pls
by diggingdeeper
25th Jun 2017 5:41pm
June
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 07:06 PM
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by w10694
Yesterday at 06:42 PM
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#245278 - 30th Jul 2008 7:38am Can anyone help?!
paper_boy Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 17th Dec 2007
Posts: 34
Loc: wirral
I'm a reporter on the Echo. Been reading Chris Kay's stuff about the recently uncovered Tranmere Tunnels ventilation shaft on the History page with interest. Get in contact Chris! If you would let me use the pic of the shaft and give me some details would look to do a story on it - with the calls for it to be opened as an attraction by the council. kevnews@live.co.uk
I did something on it for Wirral News a few years back, with a timeline of construction/its use as a ministry of agriculture food store after the war and stuff like that - an interview with one of the lads who got stuck down there and the firemen that rescued him etc. It's full of crumbling asbestos too so don't go breaking in!!!

Top
Google Ads
#245279 - 30th Jul 2008 7:46am Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: paper_boy]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 16023
Loc: New Brighton
Hi paperboy smile
Check this out... Click me
This is our Bidston Hill tunnel venture, these have now been sealed forever and we think thats what will eventually happen to the Tramere ones frown
We had a look round these ones, everythings in the link, enjoy smile
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#245284 - 30th Jul 2008 9:02am Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: _Ste_]
paper_boy Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 17th Dec 2007
Posts: 34
Loc: wirral
I read this at the time! To be honest was thinking of doing something on that too but thought might get some of you chaps in trouble! Certainly seems a waste to have these structures just rotting - they've done loads with their tunnels in Exeter. Think because construction was going on on Holborn Hill it gives us a good excuse to do something.
You're a braver man than me going under Bidston...

Top
#245285 - 30th Jul 2008 9:53am Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: paper_boy]
chriskay Offline
Forum Veteran

Registered: 25th Oct 2007
Posts: 4868
Loc: shropshire
@ paper_boy; you have e-mail
_________________________
Carpe diem.

Top
#245288 - 30th Jul 2008 11:54am Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: chriskay]
Paul450 Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 13th Nov 2007
Posts: 14
Loc: Wirral
chris it's kevnews@live.co.uk

Top
#245303 - 30th Jul 2008 1:32pm Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: Paul450]
chriskay Offline
Forum Veteran

Registered: 25th Oct 2007
Posts: 4868
Loc: shropshire
Thanks, Paul; it was a statement, not a question. (I know where the question mark key is). wink
_________________________
Carpe diem.

Top
#245318 - 30th Jul 2008 7:00pm Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: paper_boy]
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21062
Loc: Wirral
Originally Posted By: paper_boy
I read this at the time! To be honest was thinking of doing something on that too but thought might get some of you chaps in trouble! Certainly seems a waste to have these structures just rotting - they've done loads with their tunnels in Exeter. Think because construction was going on on Holborn Hill it gives us a good excuse to do something.
You're a braver man than me going under Bidston...


Unlikely to get us in trouble with the Birkenhead Tunnels
as apparently the police have watched them so a councilor
informed me and chris and came to the conclusion that we
were there in a positive way and not destructive.

I believe we have the most accurate map of Bidston Tunnels
measured and mapped, videos and pictures smile

If it gets some attention all the better for them and us smile

Well that's my opinon anyway.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#245330 - 30th Jul 2008 11:03pm Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: Mark]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 16023
Loc: New Brighton
If the council used their heads they may benefit from opening these tunnels and doing tours sleep
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#245340 - 31st Jul 2008 12:19am Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: _Ste_]
hoseman Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 30th Sep 2007
Posts: 2346
Loc: Bromborough
If the council used their heads they may benefit from opening these tunnels and doing tours
Sorry, but that would mean them doing a bit in the public interest!! Cant see THAT happening TOO soon!! doh


Edited by hoseman (31st Jul 2008 12:19am)
_________________________
IF IT HAS A HOSE THEN IM YOUR MAN

BETTER TO BURN OUT THAN FADE AWAY!

Top
#245517 - 2nd Aug 2008 12:42am Re: Can anyone help?! [Re: _Ste_]
jason24v6
Unregistered


Originally Posted By: Totopop
If the council used their heads they may benefit from opening these tunnels and doing tours sleep

withstupid

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Every little helps...
by palemoon
Today at 09:43 AM
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 07:06 PM
audi specialised pls
by Little_B
25th Jun 2017 5:02pm
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
23rd Jun 2017 9:38am
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
22nd Jun 2017 7:37pm
For Sale & Free
Bean to cup coffee machine
by monsterz4
Today at 08:56 AM
Ipad 1 charger
by madrob
25th Jun 2017 2:34pm
Washing machine
by GingerTom
20th Jun 2017 9:05pm
22" full 1080p hd and freeview tv
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:50pm
Apple TV box the 1gen
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:48pm
Featured Member
Registered: 16th Jun 2016
Posts: 154
Newest Members
Charlotte, OwenChristian, DaveAitch, Fairz87, mikerobbo84
12331 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 07:06 PM
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:19pm
Sefton Park
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:02pm
Property Law
by lau2908
14th Jun 2017 8:04pm
van driver needed
by futurepast
14th Jun 2017 7:34pm
News : New Topics
Every little helps...
by palemoon
Today at 09:43 AM
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
23rd Jun 2017 9:38am
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
22nd Jun 2017 7:37pm
Finsbury Park mosque.
by Beethoven
19th Jun 2017 11:42am
Grenfell Tower - Notting Hill
by diggingdeeper
14th Jun 2017 5:13am
New Enthusiast Forums
audi specialised pls
by Little_B
25th Jun 2017 5:02pm
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by Mike72
22nd Jun 2017 8:00am
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed
by Martin1943
20th Jun 2017 8:06pm
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
20th Jun 2017 8:32am
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
18th Jun 2017 6:02pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Mainstream Media- Over and Out 27
Every little helps... 23
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool 13
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 4:45am
Sunset Tue 9:45pm
Local Time Tue 11:11am
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me