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Residents Social Club Duke Street #300048
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Residents Social Club Duke Street

I think on 1916 street directory this was
North End Liberal Club

Anyone know what else it had been

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Re: Residents Social Club Duke Street [Re: derekdwc] #300052
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During the 70s for a while it was run as The Boilermakers club but i can't remember how long it was run under that name. Only went the once, full of lairds lads.


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just what is Mersey Reclaim that is on the building

Are they trying to save it or when it eventually gets demolished do they get to take away any furnishings or wood/bricks etc

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The last time it was in use that i know of the motor bike shop over the road used it to store bikes in it


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Yes, it is used for bike bits nowadays mostly.

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bloody eye sore that building been like that for years


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Had some good nights in there when it was "The Boilermakers."


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It was the dockers blue union club for years

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i am pretty sure that in the 50s this used to be a dance club called JOE BARNES i know it was in Duke st but i am not sure
exactley were about it was
i went a few times with my mates

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I played at this club in the early 70's when it was relaunched as the zodiac club(if memory serves me right).

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Seems like a nice looking building (obviously if it's repainted) and I always wondered myself what that Mersey reclaim thing was about.

It's a shame nobody has bought this place and refurbished it.

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Starting to fall apart now so it is.

Roof tiles missing letting water in, bits falling off the front waiting to hit somebody.

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It was indeed built as the North End Liberal Club, at the expense of William Hesketh Lever. It was opened on 19th January 1898 by the Rt Hon Herbert H Asquith, then MP for East Fife

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