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lived in rock ferry for 22 years and never frequented the pub until last week, I had taken my car to the scrap yard at green lane and my partner and I walked to rock ferry and had a drink in the rock station.Very nice staff pleasant will call again in the near future.

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Does anybody remember the New Ferry Hotel, I once worked there for about 2 years and realy enjoyed it. As a matter of fact I meet my partner there while he was working on the big houses at the bottom of the dell. He called into the pub(sad for him) but great for me because once I had seen him that was it, all the other fellas never stood a chance even though they tried to get round me and kept asking for a date, but the young stallion won. This pub holds lots of good memories for me as I served my dad when he came in which was every Fri-Sun sadly not with us now.I am still with my fella after 34 years(served st least two life sentences)

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whent there most nights from 1975 to 1980

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i agree such a waste and I live in it lol any way thanks for that pic am I aloud to get this reproduced to a larger scale can any one tell me please.

Now here s the new ones of the Rock Station not as good lookin as then but hey ..enjoy all
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Originally Posted by rockstation
am I aloud to get this reproduced to a larger scale can any one tell me please.


The picture is well out of copyright, if you would like a copy of the full size scan, PM me your e-mail address.


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I knew Max Ithell and his wife Maureen. Maureen is in her 80's now but unlike May Jones is no longer pulling pints. But like May she can still be a fiercesome lady! I remember quite a few of the Rock Station bar staff from the 70's - Nellie Jones, Barbara Quayle, Dick Ganley and Margaret. All lovely, loyal and hardworking.

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I think this was done many years before because under the render are tiles ..... they look very similar in size to the ones that cover the front of the Bedford Pub.... One of the gents that frequents the Rock tells me the Bedford and Rock had some family connection years ago and the Bedford was known as Lukes and the Rock was Ritchies .... The lady who owned worked or managed the Rock had a surname of Richardson .....

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Originally Posted by rockstation
I think this was done many years before because under the render are tiles ..... they look very similar in size to the ones that cover the front of the Bedford Pub.... One of the gents that frequents the Rock tells me the Bedford and Rock had some family connection years ago and the Bedford was known as Lukes and the Rock was Ritchies .... The lady who owned worked or managed the Rock had a surname of Richardson .....


Yeah - we always referred to the Bedford as Luke Lee's.


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I knew the Landlord/Landlady from the late60's / early 70's. They were Eric and Gertie. I was their Grandchild

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Planning application has been put in to demolish the Rock Station Hotel and replace it with with 25 flats.

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Apparently it was renamed to "The Rock" sometime ago, either ways, it was on fire today and the police are treating it as arson.


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Originally Posted by diggingdeeper
Apparently it was renamed to "The Rock" sometime ago, either ways, it was on fire today and the police are treating it as arson.


Does not surprise.


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Rock Station Hotel demolition is almost complete.


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Any one no what’s going on with the Rockville pub is it ever going to open again only open one day after March and they can do meals as well but in sign of it being open

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